Artist Biography Haley Reinhart (born September 9, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter from Wheeling, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, who placed third in the tenth season of American Idol. In July 2011, Reinhart was signed to 19 and Interscope Records. Her debut album Listen Up! was released on May 22, 2012 to critical acclaim. Reinhart was dropped by Interscope Records in November 2012. She later failed to renew her 19 contract for unbeknownst reasons in 2014.