Do you have what it takes to be the next "American Idol"?

The audition process has changed just a bit due to the corona virus.  "American Idol" is holding open call, virtual Zoom auditions for the state of Michigan. It's the show's first-ever live virtual, nationwide search, that was put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The "Idol Across America" remote auditions will take place in all 50 states, along with Washington, DC for the first time sine the show began in 2002, making auditions easier than ever.

Registration and auditions will be held this coming Monday, August 24, 2020.

If you're interested in auditioning,visit for more information and for specific audition details, locations, eligibility requirements, submission forms and terms and conditions. (All the legal stuff!)

You must be between 15-28 years old to audition and may do so on any "Idol Across America" date regardless of your location.

American Idol returns for a new season as superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie set out on a journey across the U.S. to discover a new crop of talent.

From the official "American Idol" website: "American Idol's profound effect on the music industry is far-reaching and continually growing, launching the careers of superstars Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Katharine McPhee, Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry, among many others. American Idol contestants have sold more than 61 million albums, resulting in more than 47 Platinum records and 95 Gold records. Its participants have generated more than 444 Billboard No. 1 hits and sold more than 257 million digital downloads."

Originally on Fox, this will be the 19th Season for "American Idol", it's fourth season on ABC. Ryan Seacrest returns as the show's host. (What ever happened to Brian Dunkleman?)



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