Perth-born Michael Johns, now living in Los Angeles, has reached the top 11 on season 7 of American Idol. He was praised by infamous judge Simon Cowell as “like a white soul singer” when he auditioned, singing the Otis Redding hit “I’ve been loving you too long”. More information about Michael, including his audition videos, is available through the Michael Johns fan site and the American Idol website.
See yourself as the next Australian Idol? Start preparing for your audition now using the song collections of the State Library of Western Australia. Search for your favourite songs using the Song Index, and come in and borrow them today.