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Yoli Mayor Biography – Yoli Mayor Wiki
Yoli Mayor (full name Yolanda L. Mayor) is an Alternative R&B/Soul singer and songwriter. She is Cuban based in Miami, Florida. In 2017, she was a Semifinalist in the twelfth season of America’s Got Talent. In 2021, she auditioned and earned a Golden ticket to Hollywood for the twentieth season of the American reality singing competition show, American Idol. The show’s 20th season started airing on February 27, 2022, on the ABC television network.
Mayor has been singing since she was 2 years old. Growing up, her parents owned an auto repair shop where would sing for her parents’ favorite customers. She grew up in Little Havana and attended the Academy of Arts & Minds High School in Coconut Grove, Florida. While there, she wrote, starred, and directed her first play aged 16. She has served as a bartender at The Cabaret in Miami Beach, Florida. She has released several songs including Sugarshack Dream, Fire, Havana, and Sugar Freestyle all from her Yoli Mayor Live at Sugarshack Sessions EP.
Yoli Mayor American Idol
Mayor is a contestant in the 20th season of American Idol. She is among the Idol hopefuls who auditioned and earned tickets to Hollywood. She auditioned in front of American Idol judges: Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan. For her Idol audition, Mayor performed the original song, “Beautiful Broken Things”. Despite getting a No from Katy Perry, two Yeses from Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan were enough to send her to Hollywood. She earned a golden ticket to Hollywood. Yoli Mayor’s American Idol audition was aired on Sunday, March 28, 2022, on ABC Television Network after the Oscars.
Yoli Mayor Age
She was born on August 4, 1995, in Miami, Florida, United States.
Yoli Mayor Boyfriend
Is Yoli Mayor married? Her marriage is unclear. Her boyfriend is unclear.
Yoli Mayor America’s Got Talent
Mayor was a semifinalist in the 12th series of America’s Got Talent. For her audition, she first performed Jay Hawkins’ “I Put a Spell on You”. judge Simon Cowell stopped her during the performance when he felt her song choice was not a good fit. The Cuban then decided to perform “Make It Rain” by Ed Sheeran. She received a standing ovation from Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon. Howie, Heidi, Mel B, and Simon all gave her a “Yes”, sending her to the next round (Judge Cuts).
For Judge Cuts, Mayor performed “Love on the Brain” by Rihanna. She received a standing ovation from Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Simon Cowell, and DJ Khaled who was the guest judge. Her impressive performance earned her a ticket to the Quarterfinals. For the quarterfinals, Mayor performed ‘Human’ by Rag’n’Bone Man. Judges Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell gave her standing ovations. She made it through to the semifinals.
During the semifinals, she performed “Say You Won’t Let Go” by James Arthur. Judges Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell gave her standing ovations. However, Mayor did not receive enough votes to send her to the Finals. She was eliminated from the competition.
Yoli Mayor Family
Who are Yoli Mayor’s parents? Her parents are unclear. Her parents are of Cuban heritage. She has a grandmother, Yolanda who moved to the United States from Cuba. Her parents had an auto repair shop where she spent time as a child singing to the customers. She has a younger brother Erik Mayor.
Yoli Mayor Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.60 m) tall.
Yoli Mayor Ethnicity
She is of Cuban heritage. Yoli Mayor is of Cuban-American nationality.
Yoli Mayor Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @yolimayor.