Meet Aaron Kelly
During this current season on American Idol, Top 5 Finalist Aaron Kelly started his American Idol journey by winning on the "American Idol Experience" at Disney's Hollywood Studios in February of 2009 and earning a "Dream Ticket" which got him a front of the line pass to a regional audition for the nationally televised show.
Aaron, a 17 year old from Sonestown, PA made the best of his opportunity and turned it into a long run on American Idol making into the Top 5 before being eliminated this week.
American Idol Experience
Each day at Disney's Hollywood Studios, park guests can audition to perform on the American Idol Experience, which looks a lot like its famous namesake. Once guests pass the audition phase, the qualify to become a contestant on one of the 7 shows during the day to compete against two other contestants.
The winners from each show face off in a finale show at the end of the day for the opportunity to be crowned the champion for the day and win an American Idol "Dream Ticket."