Dana Williams
Age (at audition) 25
Location Los Angeles, CA
Season 1
Position Reached Fourth Place
Average 66.27%

Dana Williams is a performer on Season 1 of Rising Star.


A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, she has worked as a teacher’s assistant in an elementary art school class as well as a private guitar instructor. Her father, David Williams, was a rhythm guitarist for Michael Jackson and one of her biggest musical influences. Her dad bought her the guitar at a young age and gave her the music bug because he had a stroke. He passed away a few years ago but he keeps on inspiring her to go for her dream. she plays guitar, viola, and harmonica.


Stage Song Percentage (East) Percentage (West) Competitor List Of Artist Result
Auditions "Stay" 87% 84% N/A Rihanna Moved On
Duels "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" 67% 69% Audrey Kate Geiger The Shirelles West Coast Save
The Round Of 13 "Latch" 60% 65% N/A Disclosure West Coast Save
Quarterfinals "Human" 57% 60% N/A Christina Perri Moved On
Semifinals "Sunday Morning" 75% 75% N/A Maroon 5 Moved On
Finals "At Last" 30% N/A Jesse Kinch Etta James Fourth Place