Competed on the thirteenth season of American Idol, where she became runner-up and the first female Wild Card contestant to make it into the show's finale. She released her debut EP Innocence in April of 2016.
She was a student at North Farmington High School; she performed in a band called Infinity Hour that disbanded in February 2013.
In April 2015, she signed a long-term records deal with the independent Detroit label Original 1265 Recordings.
She grew up in Farmington Hills, Michigan as the daughter of George and Julie Asciutto.
She became the second Wild Card contestant to enter the finale behind Clay Aiken.