The statuesque singer caught the attention of former judge Steven Tyler, but it wasn’t enough to keep her around for long on Season 11. But fans of Shannon Magrane should fret not! The 17 year-old singer has plenty of time to launch her music career. 

 

Shannon auditioned for American Idol Season 11 in Savannah, Georgia. She was one of the top five female vote getters in the semi-finals for that season and made it through to the Top 13. She was eliminated in the Top 11 results show.


 
At the moment, she’s finishing high school in Tampa, Florida at Howard W. Blake High School. She also continues to sing at big public events, most recently at the 2012 Republican National Convention and at a Tampa Bay Buccaneers football game.

 

Interesting fact: Shannon's father is former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher and former Tampa Bay Rays broadcaster Joe Magrane.