Jeremy Rosado

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Jeremy Rosado
Birth name Jeremy German Rosado
Born (1992-03-24) March 24, 1992 (age 24)
Valrico, Florida, United States
Genres Pop, Christian pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2012–present
Labels Save the City

Jeremy German Rosado[1] (born March 24, 1992) is an American singer from Valrico, Florida. He placed thirteenth on the eleventh season of American Idol.[2]

Early life[edit]

Rosado graduated from Durant High School in 2010.[3] He is currently a student at Hillsborough Community College[4] and works at the front desk clerk at an infectious diseases doctor's office.[5] His musical influences are Francesca Battistelli, Kirk Franklin and Israel Houghton.[5]

American Idol[edit]

Rosado auditioned for American Idol four times in a row previously to the eleventh season.[5] Jennifer Lopez has dubbed him as "Jer-Bear."[6]

In the semi-finals, Rosado performed "Gravity" by Sara Bareilles.[7] He was not one of the top five vote getters, but was one of the six contestants selected to perform in the wild card round. In the wild card round, he performed "I Know You Won't" by Carrie Underwood and was one of the three contestants selected to be a wild card and advanced to the top 13.[8] In the top 13, he performed Stevie Wonder's "Ribbon in the Sky". He was the lowest male vote getter and went against Elise Testone, as the lowest female vote getter. The judges chose to save Testone and Rosado was eliminated from the competition.[9] He is the first male and fourth wild card finalist to be the eliminated first in the finals.


Episode Theme Song choice Original artist Order # Result
Audition Auditioner's Choice Not aired N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 1 First Solo "Superstar" Delaney & Bonnie N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 2 Group Performance "Mercy" Duffy N/A Advanced
Hollywood Round, Part 3 Second Solo Not aired N/A Advanced
Las Vegas Round Songs from the 1950s
Group Performance
"Rockin' Robin" Bobby Day N/A Advanced
Final Judgement Final Solo "I Know You Won't" Carrie Underwood N/A Advanced
Top 25 (13 Men) Personal Choice "Gravity" Sara Bareilles 5 Wild Card
Wild Card Personal Choice "I Know You Won't" Carrie Underwood 2 Advanced
Top 13 Stevie Wonder "Ribbon in the Sky" Stevie Wonder 11 Eliminated


After the show, Jeremey Rosado appeared on Live! with Kelly on March 12, 2012, the Today show the next day, and Good Morning America.[10][11][12] His first single, "Don't Be Afraid", was released on April 2, 2013.[13] His first studio album, Heartbeat, was released on August 28, 2015, by Save the City Records.

He is currently the Worship Leader for Free Life Chapel in Lakeland, FL.


  1. ^ Broadcast Music, Inc. "Songwriter/Composer: ROSADO JEREMY GERMAN". Broadcast Music, Inc. Retrieved January 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ "American Idol - Access Hollywood". Retrieved 2 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Locals survive another round of 'Idol'". March 2, 2012. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Magrane, Rosado make Idol top 13". March 2, 2012. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c "Greater Brandon's Jeremy Rosado Vying for American Idol Crown". February 22, 2012. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Close Call, but Pair of Local 'Idols' Advance". March 2, 2012. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  7. ^ "American Idol: Jeremy Rosado's 'Gravity' Sends JLO Into Space". Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "American Idol: Jessica Sanchez & Jeremy Rosado Make Top 13". Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "American Idol Elimination Recap: Top 12 Revealed". Retrieved 13 March 2015. 
  10. ^ "Jeremy Rosado Sings "Gravity" on Live With Kelly (VIDEO)". March 12, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2012. 
  11. ^ "'American Idol': Jeremy Rosado Calls Jennifer Lopez's Support a 'Huge Blessing' (Video)". People magazine. March 9, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Will Valrico's Jeremy Rosado Get Another Chance on 'American Idol?'". Bloomingdale Riverview Patch. March 14, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2012. 
  13. ^ Mottaghian, Nahal. "Where is he now? Season 11's Jeremy Rosado". USA Today. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 

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