After being voted off on American Idol, LaKisha plans to get a quick start on her career. She is already scheduled to tour with the Top 10 Idols on the Idols tour. Jones says that she will also be focusing on two goals: a record contract and a new home.
LaKisha Jones was eliminated from American Idol season 6 on May 9, 2007 (4th place.)
LaKisha won runner up for the Houston show, KPRC Local 2 Gimme the Mike, in 2005.
In an interview she said if she were to release an album, she'd name it, The Journey or The Journey Has Just Begun.
Her musical style is sassy and soulful.
List of Songs Sung On American Idol:
February 21, 2007 - And I'm Telling You by Jennifer Holiday
February 28, 2007 - Midnight Train To Georgia by Gladys Knight & The Pips
March 7, 2007 - I Have Nothing by Whitney Houston
March 13, 2007 - God Bless the Child by Billie Holliday/Diana Ross
March 20, 2007 - Diamonds Are Forever by Shirley Bassey
March 27, 2007 - Last Dance by Donna Summer
April 3, 2007 - Stormy Weather by Ethel Waters
April 10, 2007 - Conga by Gloria Estefan
April 17, 2007 - Jesus Take the Wheel by Carrie Underwood
April 24, 2007 - I Believe by Fantasia
May 1, 2007 - This Ain't A Love Song by Bon Jovi
May 8, 2007 - Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
May 8, 2007 - Run to Me by Bee Gees
May 9, 2007 - Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees (Eliminated)
If she wins American Idol, she will first thank God.
Her toughest obstacle in life is trying to break into the music industry.
Her heroes in life are her mother and grandmother.
Unlike most American Idol contestants, LaKisha has no lucky charms.
American Idol has changed her life in the way that she has finally been given the opportunity she has been waiting for.
LaKisha has nothing to hide, according to her, what you see is what you get.
Unlike most contestants, LaKisha does not have a favorite American Idol judge, she thinks they are all doing a very good job.
LaKisha's definition of an American idol is a good leader.
Her number for auditioning for American Idol is 8292.
If LaKisha couldn't sing, she'd like to be talented in acting.
The proudest moment in her life was when she gave birth to her daughter.
The most embarrassing moment in her life is when her bra strap broke in Hollywood week.
Before performing, LaKisha prays and drinks cold tea to get ready.
Her American idol is her grandmother.
She thinks her friends would be surprised to know that she has Kelly Clarkson's CD.
Her life goal is to provide a good life for herself and her daughter.
LaKisha can skate and act.
LaKisha has formal singing training in classical and opera music.
She started singing when she was only 5 years old.
Her favorite female artist is Kelly Clarkson.
LaKisha: It means so much to me to have the crowd let me know they're right there with me.