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Tyanna Jones
Tyanna Jones
Name
Tyanna Jones
Season
Birth Name
Tyanna Elise Jones
Born
February 24, 1998
Audition City
San Francisco
Place
5th


Tyanna Elise Jones (born August 8,1998) is an American singer from Jacksonville, Florida who finished in 5th place on season 14 of American Idol.

BackgroundEdit

Jones is the middle of eleven children. She spent months living homeless with her family in the local pastor church. She started singing with the choir as voice major in Douglas Anderson School of the Arts at the age of five. She and her mother flew to San Francisco, which was the last venue of auditions, after they earned enough money for the trip. Tyanna is currently a student at West Side High School in Jacksonville, Florida. She also takes classes with Florida Virtual School. She cites Prince, Michael Jackson & Beyonce as her musical influences.

American IdolEdit

Jones auditioned with "Wings" by Little Mix in San Francisco and earned a ticket to Hollywood. She performed Olly Murs' "Dance With Me Tonight" and "Try" by Colbie Caillat which advanced her to Showcase Week. She sang "Love on Top" by Beyonce" during the Top 24 and "Rockin' Robin" by Bobby Day during the Top 16. She was voted into the Finals and performed "Wings" by Little Mix during the Top 12. She advanced into the Top 11 where she sang "Tightrope" by Janelle Monae and "Circle of Life" by Elton John. During the Top 9, she performed "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" by Whitney Houston and "Mr. Know It All" by Kelly Clarkson for the Top 8. For the Top 7, she performed "Stay" by RIhanna feat. Mikky Ekko and was voted into the Top 6. For the Top 6 she performed "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" by Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers and "Proud Mary" by Creedence Clearwater Revival and advanced to the Top 5. For the Top 5 she perforemd "Party in the U.S.A." by Miley Cyrus and "Heaven" by Bryce Williams and was eliminated finishing in 5th place over all.

PerformancesEdit

Episode Theme Song choice Original artist Order # Result
Audition Auditioner's Choice "Wings" Little Mix N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 1 A Capella "Dance With Me Tonight" Olly Murs N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 2 Group Performance "I Want You Back" The Jackson 5 N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 3 Solo "Try" Colbie Caillat N/A Advanced
Showcase Week Personal Choice "Love on Top" Beyonce N/A Advanced
Top 24 Contestant's Choice "Lips Are Movin'" Meghan Trainor 24 Advanced
Top 16 Motown "Rockin' Robin" Bobby Day 2 Advanced
Top 12 Back to the Start "Wings" Little Mix 5 Safe
Top 11 (first week) Get the Party Started "Tightrope" Janelle Monae 8 Safe
Top 11 (second week) Songs from the Movies "Circle of Life" Elton John 6 Safe
Top 9 80s Night "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" Whitney Houston 4 Safe
Top 8 Kelly Clarkson "Mr. Know It All" Kelly Clarkson 3 Safe
Top 7 Billboard Top 100 Hits "Stay" Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko 6 Safe
Top 6 American Classics "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers 1 Safe
"Proud Mary" Creedence Clearwater Revival 8
Top 5 Arena Anthems "Party In The USA" Miley Cyrus 4 Eliminated
"Heaven" Bryce Williams 8

Post IdolEdit

Season 14
Finalists
Nick Fradiani ·Clark Beckham ·Jax ·Rayvon Owen ·Tyanna Jones ·Quentin Alexander ·Joey Cook ·Qaasim Middleton ·Daniel Seavey ·Adanna Duru ·Maddie Walker ·Sarina-Joi Crowe

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