Related Information for Josiah Leming Singer-songwriter Josiah Leming was a Top 50 contestant on the 7th season of American Idol. Despite not making the semifinals, Leming appears to be one of the most popular contestants, having amassed a rabid MySpace following of more than 20,000 friends and making appearances on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Access Hollywood, among others, as well as being featured on was born in a small town in East Tennessee. He was raised by a mother and a father who worked ceaselessly to.. read more