Her father is former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher and former Tampa Bay Rays broadcaster Joe Magrane. Magrane graduated from Howard W. Blake High School.
Magrane auditioned in Savannah, Georgia. In the semi-finals she performed “Go Light Your World” by Kathy Troccoli. She was one of the top five female vote getters and advanced to the top 13. In the top 13 she performed “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston and was one of the bottom three female voter getters, but was declared safe. In the top 11, she performed “One Sweet Day” by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men and was eliminated.