Biography

Stefano Langone (born February 27, 1989 in Kent, Washington, US) is an American singer-songwriter and finalist in season 10 of American Idol (2011) where he finished 7th. Initially eliminated from the Top 13, Stefano was chosen by the judges to rejoin the competition during the Wild Card round.

In January 2012, Langone was signed to Hollywood Records and released his debut single, “I’m on a Roll (feat. New Boyz & Rock Mafia)” on April 24, 2012.

In 2011, he auditioned in San Francisco, California with Marvin Gaye’s “I Heard It Through the Grapevine”. He performed Stevie Wonder’s “Sir Duke” in the Hollywood week and his own composition “Come Home” for his final solo.

Langone tremendous vocal ability is mirrored by his excellent piano playing abilities. Much of Langone material found on the Internet are original songs, often times accompanied by his piano playing. He survived a near-fatal car accident in 2009 being hit by a drunk driver.

Idol Perfomances:
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** Top 24 – Contestant’s Choice: Just The Way You Are (Bruno Mars)
** Top 24 – Result Show (Wild Card): I Need You Now (Smokie Norful)
** Top 13 – Personal Idol: Lately (Stevie Wonder)
** Top 12 – Year You Were Born: If You Don’t Know Me By Now (Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes)
** Top 11 – Motown: Hello (Lionel Richie)
** Top 11 Redux – Elton John: Tiny Dancer (Elton John)
** Top 9 – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: When A Man Loves A Woman (Percy Sledge)
** Top 8 – Songs from the Movies: End Of The Road (Boyz II Men)
** Top 7 – Songs from the 21st Century: Closer (Ne-Yo)

Edited by BonesCrispin on 29 Apr 2012, 20:38

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