Auditioned in Kansas City. He was accompanied by his family including season 7's Jason Castro. Michael made it through to Hollywood round 1 -Singing acapella, Hollywood week round 2 - group performance and Hollywood week round 3 but was not able to make it as far as choosing the top 36.
Best known as the brother of former contestant Jason Castro.
Slideshow: American Idol 8: Top 36 Revealed
Jason Castro's younger brother.
Good guitar player.
"If he can do it, I can also do it." -> Referring to his older brother Jason when he auditioned.