Haley Reinhart (born September 9, 1990 in Wheeling, Illinois, US) is an American singer who rose to fame on the tenth season of American Idol in 2011. She was eliminated, placing third, on Thursday, May 19, 2011. The Free Songfacts reports that after signing with 19 Recordings/ Interscope Records, Reinhart premiered her debut single Free along with another tune, Wasted Tears, in Hard Rock Café in Hollywood on February 21, 2012. The soulful ballad will be released on March 20, 2012. Reinhart first auditioned for the ninth season of American Idol, but did not make it to the Hollywood round.