Hometown: Huntsville, Alabama
Auditioned In: Nashville, Tennessee
With his smoky voice and scruffy exterior, Paul McDonald has set himself apart as one of Idol’s quirkiest frontrunners for Season 10. He’s already a guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist in his band, The Grand Magnolias, but Paul’s got another thing going for him, too. Rumor has it he’s dating quite a celebrity — gorgeous Twilight star Nikki Reed!
MUST-SEES: PAUL MCDONALD LINKS
- VIDEO: Caught on Film! Paul Meets Soon-to-Be Girlfriend Nikki Reed at Movie Premiere
- 10 Things You Didn't Know About Paul McDonald
-VIDEO: Paul McDonald Sings Johnny Cash’s "Folsom Prison Blues"
- Paul McDonald and Grand Magnolias Release a Song to Benefit Japan
PAUL MCDONALD FUN FACTS
Audition Song: Rod Stewart’s “Maggie May”
Possibly Dating: Twilight star Nikki Reed
Outside Activities: Paul has a band called The Grand Magnolias
In a Former Life: Paul was studying to be a dentist!
Oops Moment: Offending some by performing in a navy jacket inspired by the Marines Corps Dress Blues
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