Alaina Alexander spent a long time struggling while an aspiring professional vocalist before she became a finalist in age 24 within the sixth time of year of American Idol in 2007. A indigenous of Western Hollywood, CA, Alexander have been going after a singing profession for six years — for a while she sang in an organization boasting the totally fantastic name Foxi Nova — and made the decision that her American Idol audition will be her last shot in the big style; if she didn’t make it through the audition, she’d go to university. She managed to get through the LA audition rounds on the effectiveness of her overall performance of Michael Bublé’s “Sense Good,” getting high marks from all three judges, with Simon Cowell specifically praising her. Alexander survived the Hollywood tests to create it in to the last 12 females in the semifinals. The 1st week out she sang the Pretenders’ “Brass in Pocket” inside a slow-crawling set up. It was not really well-received — Simon threw back again the song’s chorus of “I’m unique” to Alaina, declaring that she didn’t appear special predicated on the overall performance — but she garnered plenty of votes to remain on the display another week. In the next week, she sang the Dixie Chicks’ “Not really Prepared to Make Fine.” Once again, the functionality had not been judged well by Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson, which period Alexander was removed from your competition. Her last functionality was quite psychological: she broke down crying and couldn’t complete the melody. In interviews pursuing her reduction, Alexander stated that she would continue with her music profession.