U of M Student Makes Cut to Hollywood on American Idol

Anna Melvin, a senior music major at the University of Memphis, recently auditioned for judges Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj on American Idol where she was given “the golden ticket” to move onto the reality singing show’s next round in Hollywood.

Melvin is on full scholarship with Sound Fuzion, the U of M’s commercial music ensemble.

Melvin graduated in 2009 from Briarcrest Christian School, where she participated in musicals, Honors Chamber Choir and OneVoice.