Jackie (Jax) Cole (born May 5, 1996) is from East Brunswick, New Jersey. She auditioned for American Idol in New York City with her rendition of The Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand". She also sang "Toxic" by Britney Spears during her first solo audition in Hollywood Week. For her final solo performance, she sang The Beatles' "Let it Be". She earned her spot in the Top 24 in the House of Blues Showcase after she performed Lady Gaga's "You & I". She is currently on Top 9 of Season 14 of American Idol.