We got the Top 8 to send a shout-out to their musical Idols in this web exclusive.
By now you’ve probably decided who you want your season 7 Idol to be, but have you ever wondered who they idolize?
For this clip we asked our sonically gifted octet to highlight their musical heroes, so find out who inspired them to pursue their dreams and - ultimately - make it to the Idols' stage! The icons are as diverse as the Idols are and range from the late Bob Marley, Brenda Fassie and Freddie Mercury to Lady Gaga and Kurt Cobain.My Idol
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