Hailing from California is American Idol Season 8’s fourth place finalist Allison Iraheta, daughter to a Salvadorian immigrant couple. Allison has apparently been singing since being little and first started taking voice lessons at the Los Angeles Music and Art School in 2001.

Allison has the title of winner of the show Quinceañera: Mama Quiero Ser Artista” (Sweet Fifteen: Mom, I Want to be an Artist) and appeared in American Idol in 2009. Simon Cowell himself told others to keep an eye on her and she was described by Paula Abdul as a “dark horse.”

The pop-rock singer has sung with Adam Lambert and eventually departed American Idol with 4th place. She released her first album, Just Like You, in 2009.

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