Daniel Anthony Noriega, better known under the stage name Adore Delano, is an American drag queen, singer-songwriter, and television personality. Noriega appeared as a contestant on the seventh season of American Idol in 2008 and later competed as Adore Delano on the sixth season of RuPaul‘s Drag Race, placing in the final three. Delano then went on to compete on the second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, placing ninth after voluntarily leaving the competition. In June 2019, a panel of judges from New York magazine placed her sixth on their list of “the most powerful drag queens in America”, a ranking of 100 former Drag Race contestants. Delano has recorded and released four studio albums: Till Death Do Us Party (2014), After Party (2016), Whatever (2017), and Dirty Laundry (2021).