A year later, she auditioned for "America's Got Talent" but didn't get picked.She got a second chance in the wild card round as the choice of judge Brandy Norwood for her raw talent, but she once again didn't make it despite being called "one of the best I have ever heard" by Simon Cowell.American Idol 7 Contestants: Amanda Overmyer, Brooke White, Carly Smithson, Chikezie, David Archuleta, David Cook, David Hernandez, Jason Castro, Kristy Lee Cook, Michael Johns, Ramiele Malubay, Syesha Mercado.American Idol 6 Contestants: Blake Lewis, Brandon Rogers, Chris Richardson, Chris Sligh, Gina Glocksen, Haley Scarnato, Jordin Sparks, Melinda Doolittle, Lakisha Jones, Phil Stacey, Sanjaya Malakar, Stephanie Edwards. It was actually the fans who initiated the outing of the pair.Looks like things are coming up roses in both Bebe Chez’s professional and personal life.American Idol 10 Contestants: Ashthon Jones, Casey Abrams, Haley Reinhart, Jacob Lusk, James Durbin, Karen Rodriguez, Lauren Alaina, Naima Adedapo, Paul Mc Donald, Pia Toscano, Scotty Mc Creery, Stefano Langone, Thia Megia.American Idol 9 Contestants: Aaron Kelly, Andrew Garcia, Casey James, Crystal Bowersox, Didi Benami, Katie Stevens, Lacey Brown, Lee De Wyze, Michael Lynche, Paige Miles, Siobhan Magnus, Tim Urban American Idol 8 Contestants: Alexis Grace, Michael Sarver, Danny Gokey, Allison Iraheta, Kris Allen, Adam Lambert, Lil Rounds, Scott Macintyre, Jorge Nunez, Megan Corkrey, Jasmine Murray, Matt Giraud, Anoop Desai.
And after a few wrong guesses, a fan typed “Got a Boyfriend” and Jessica answered, “Deandre,” answered Jessica, “Hahah. I love cheesy singing shows of all kinds, whether reality or scripted.
He released the original song he performed on the Idol tour, "Never Gone," on i Tunes September 25, 2012 which is included on his debut album. The lead single, "More of You," was released to i Tunes on June 24, 2014.
On June 19, 2014, Dixon revealed that his sophomore studio album would be titled Anchor and would be released on August 19, 2014, along with the album's artwork.
American Idol 12 Contestants: Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller, Burnell Taylor, Candice Glover, Curtis Finch, Jr., Devin Velez, Janelle Arthur, Kree Harrison, Lazaro Arbos, Paul Jolley.
American Idol 11 Contestants: Colton Dixon, De Andre Brackensick, Elise Testone, Erika Van Pelt, Heejun Han, Hollie Cavanagh, Jeremy Rosado, Jermaine Jones, Joshua Ledet, Jessica Sanchez, Phillip Phillips, Shannon Magrane, Skylar Laine.