Hit talent show American Idol has blazed back onto screens recently and we’ve all been truly blown away by Alejandro Aranda.

He blew the judges away on episode 2 (aired March 6th) with his original song “Out Loud”.

They were all so impressed, there’s even talk of him being the potential winner of the entire competition. At least that’s what the judges seem to think.

So, let’s begin to explore the potential winner of the world’s biggest talent show.

HOLLYWOOD, CA – MAY 13: (L-R) American Idol judges Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez, and Keith Urban onstage during “American Idol” XIV Grand Finale at Dolby Theatre on May 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Alejandro American Idol: Full name

The contestant’s full name is Alejandro Aranda.

He’s from Pomona, California.


still of contestant Alejandro Arando on “American Idol” season 17 – episode 2. ABC 2019

Alejandro American Idol: Instagram

You can follow Alejandro on Instagram at @scarypoolparty.

Scary Pool Party is also the performer’s stage name. It’s a good one!

If you loved his song “Out Loud” then you definitely need to give him a follow.

He posts a range of material on his Instagram regularly. With 30.4k followers already, he’s set to take off considerably.

How old is he?

Alejandro is 24 years old.

However, he’s quite clearly skilled beyond his years.

While auditioning for American Idol, he played the guitar and sang. Yet, he’s also very passionate about the piano.

What’s his day job?

American Idol is all about making your dreams a reality.

Alejandro is a dishwasher by day. However, tomorrow he could be a star.

Alejandro American Idol: Influences

Like many great musicians, Alejandro boasts a diverse taste.

He has been playing for four years and has grown particularly fond of classical music. His influences extend to the likes of Bach and Chopin.

Then, there’s also Nine Inch Nails. Certainly an interesting mix!

Could he win?

The judges definitely seemed taken with him.

It’s perhaps too early in the competition to offer a concrete prediction. However, he certainly appears to be the favourite at the moment.



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