She was once a backup singer for Smokey Robinson.
She went to high school with Josh Groban.
If she won American Idol, she would have thanked God first, then her mom.
Her performances on American Idol were:
"How Am I Supposed To Live Without You"
"Turn the Beat Around"
"River Deep, Mountain High"
Her lucky charm is her stuffed velveteen rabbit she calls Bubooshka Bunny.
"American Idol" has changed her life because it has revived her confidence in herself.
If she couldn't sing, she would have wanted to be a ballerina.
She thinks that people would be surprised that she is a big dork.
She doesn't know what her definition of an American Idol is, but she hopefully thinks it is her.
The proudest moment of her life so far was making it to the top 24 of "American Idol."
Her favorite female artists are Celine Dion and Gloria Estefan. Her favorite male artists are Elton John and John Mayer.
She always prayed before she performed on "American Idol."
The album that she thinks her friends would be surprised that she owns is Billy Idol's greatest hits.
She first started to sing when she was 2 years old. "Billy Jean" was one of the first songs she has learned.
The heroes in her life are her mom and her little sister.
Her favorite judge on "American Idol" is Simon because she thinks he is cute.
Her American Idol is Kelly Clarkson, the winner of Season 1's "American Idol."
Her goals in life are to get married and to become a recording artist.
Besides singing, Amanda enjoys dancing and acting.
She graduated from the high school for performing arts in Los Angeles and got some professional training there.