American Idol 9: Top 24 Janell Wheeler


It is now up to the American voters.  Which males and which females from the American Idol top 24 will make it into the top 12?  That decision will be made over the next 5-6 weeks, so until then get to know your American Idol top 24 and pick your favorites.  Who will you vote for?

american-idol-star-number-9American Idol 9: Top 24 Janell Wheeler

Age: 24
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Auditioned in: Orlando

Janell began singing and songwriting in second grade. She graduated from the University of Florida at Gainesville in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in theater. She also enjoys playing the guitar and writing music.

American Idol 9: Question & Answer

Question: Do you have any formal singing training?
Answer: No formal training. I did a lot of chorus and choir singing through elementary and high school.

Question: When did you first start to sing?
Answer: Second grade in church. Wrote three songs and performed them there in Orlando at St. Mary Magdalen.

Question: Do you have a favorite quote or personal motto?
Answer: It’s better to be hopeful than to be hopeless.

Question: Favorite Female Artist:
Answer: Stevie Nicks

Question: Favorite Male Artist:
Answer: Steve Perry

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