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The smash reality series showcases wannabe pop stars competing for a record deal by crooning for a panel of judges. The judges review a performer's talent (or lack thereof), and at-home viewers then vote for their favorite potential star. The show helped launch the careers of such artists as Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Adam Lambert.
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American Idol: SEASON 18, EPISODE 2: Auditions, Part 2 | TVBuzer

Aired: February 23,2020

In Savannah, the judges take to the streets as one Idol hopeful sings for her life, while the Philadelphia Eagles cheer team visits the Washington, D.C., auditions as one of their own goes in front of the judges. In Los Angeles, another hopeful unleashes her unique love for sardines with an original song during a must-see audition. An emergency in ... more

 
 
 
 
 
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The Top 10 Perform Disney Songs

Ten contestants remain in season 16 of American Idol, and thanks to this wacky live voting experiment, we'll be down to our Top 7 before this recap is over. But first, we're headed to the Happiest Place on Earth for the show's first-ever Disney Night.Access to this vast songbook is one of the perks of the reboot being on ABC, and who better to guide these singers on their magic carpet ride than Queen Elsa herself, Idina Menzel? The Broadway legend is serving as the guest mentor as the Top 10 ... more

The Top 10 are Revealed

Get ready, America! Not only are we about to learn who you advanced to the Top 10 with your first-ever votes on the ABC reboot of American Idol, but with the first live show of season 16 comes the first live blog as well!That's right, we're coming at you live and in real time with a full recap of the evening's events, so keep the comments coming at the bottom, and I'll respond as often as humanly possible amid 14 more performances (six of which are just for show). Or, more likely, I'll... more

The Top 14 Perform

Buckle your safety belts and lather up those texting fingers, folks, because for the first time in the season 16 reboot of American Idol, your opinions actually matter.After solo and celebrity duet performances with the Top 24, new judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan narrowed down the field by kicking 10 wannabe idols back to the curbs from whence they came.But now they're handing over the reins to America. And based on our voting tendencies since American Idol wen... more

 
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American Idol: 'American Idol' Set To Bring Back Three Former Contestants For Season 18 News | TVBuzer

'American Idol' Set To Bring Back Three Former Contestants For Season 18

American Idol is planning to give three contestants from past seasons another shot at stardom. The ABC singing competition made the announcement today on Twitter, then revealed the names of the three fan favorites during this evening’s episode of Dancing With the Stars. The lucky singers are Logan Johnson (Season 17), Layla Spring (Season 16) and Shawn Robinson (Season 17). Each will tape an audition at iconic Whisky a Go Go n... more

American Idol: 'American Idol' Renewed for Season 3 at ABC News | TVBuzer

'American Idol' Renewed for Season 3 at ABC

“American Idol” has been renewed for a third season at ABC. This will be the singing competition show’s 18th season overall, including the 15 seasons that aired on Fox before the show moved to ABC in 2018. The question remains, however, if the show’s current judging panel of Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan will return for the new season. As Variety reported on Sunday, ABC and series producer Fremantle are in discussions about ways to bring down costs on the show. Among those is Perry’s salary ... more

American Idol: TV Ratings: "American Idol" Hits 7-Week High News | TVBuzer

TV Ratings: "American Idol" Hits 7-Week High

American Idol turned in its best ratings in almost two months on Sunday night.  The ABC competition delivered a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49, easily the best on the broadcast networks for the night and the show's best performance in the key ad demographic since a 1.5 on March 6. Its 7.88 million viewers are the most since its season premiere. America's Funniest Home Videos (1.1) hit a five-episode high in adults 18-49 preceding Idol, and Shark Tank held steady at 0.8. The premiere of CBS&... more

 
 
 
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