Jacob Lusk


Date Of Birth

June 23, 1987


Jacob Lusk is a Top 13 finalist on the tenth season of American Idol. Born in Compton, California, he auditioned in Los Angeles. He began singing when he was four years old, mostly performing in church services and programs. He was also part of the gospel group InNate Praise, headed by the late rapper Nate Dogg. Before Idol he worked as a spa concierge. He rose to prominence when Randy Jackson called his performance of "God Bless The Child" during Hollywood week the best in the show's history. He was eliminated during Top 5 week.

TOP 24: "A House Is Not A Home" by Dionne Warwick
TOP 13: "I Believe I Can Fly" by R. Kelly
TOP 12: "Alone" by Heart
TOP 11 (FIRST): "You're All I Need To Get By" by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
TOP 11 (SECOND): "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" by Elton John
TOP 9: "Man in the Mirror" by Michael Jackson (bottom 3)
TOP 8: "Bridge Over Troubled Water" by Simon and Garfunkel
TOP 7: "Dance with My Father" by Luther Vandross (bottom 3)
TOP 6: "Oh No Not My Baby" by Maxine Brown
TOP 5: "No Air" by Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown (eliminated)
TOP 5: "Love Hurts" by the Everly Brothers (eliminated)

Place of Birth

Compton, CA

Birth Name

Jacob Lusk



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