James Durbin


Date Of Birth

January 6, 1989


James Durbin is a Top 13 finalist on the tenth season of American Idol. Born in Santa Cruz, California, he auditioned in San Francisco. He was diagnosed with both Tourette's and Asperger's syndrome, but was not deterred by it. Encouraged to sing by his sister, he was the frontman of the band The Hollywood Scars, going by the stage name Jimmy Levox, before joining the show. He also appeared in several stage productions. He was eliminated during Top 4 week.

TOP 24: "You've Got Another Thing Comin'" by Judas Priest
TOP 13: "Maybe I'm Amazed" by Paul McCartney
TOP 12: "I'll Be There For You" by Bon Jovi
TOP 11 (FIRST): "Living For The City" by Stevie Wonder
TOP 11 (SECOND): "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" by Elton John
TOP 9: "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" by the Beatles
TOP 8: "Heavy Metal" by Sammy Hagar
TOP 7: "Uprising" by Muse
TOP 6: "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" by Carole King
TOP 5: "Closer to the Edge" by 30 Seconds to Mars
TOP 5: "Without You" by Badfinger
TOP 4: "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey (eliminated)
TOP 4: "Love Potion No. 9" by the Clovers (eliminated)

Place of Birth

Santa Cruz, CA

Birth Name

James Durbin



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