American Idol is an American singing competition show, where contestants perform in front of a panel of star judges, representing the music industry. The winner is determined by viewers' vote.
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Hollywood Week 17x06
Auditions 4 17x04
Auditions continue in Los Angeles; Louisville; New York; and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Included: the story of a girl reuniting with her egg donor; a performance that Katy Perry shares as one of her favorite voices she has ever heard; and an audition that makes Luke Bryan drop to the floor.
Auditions 3 17x03
Auditions continue in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; New York; Louisville, Ky.; and Los Angeles. Included: an original song; the return of a fan favorite from last season; a walk down memory lane by Lionel Richie; and a surprise dance move by Katy Perry.
Auditions 2 17x02
Auditions continue in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Louisville; and Los Angeles. Included: two of the most powerful auditions in "Idol" history.
Auditions 1 17x01
Season 2 kicks off with auditions in Louisville, Ky.; Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; Los Angeles; New York; and Denver.
Grand Finale 16x19
Following amazing performances by music superstars and legends, including our very own American Idol judges, the winner of American Idol will finally be crowned, as the search for America's next superstar comes to a close.
Performance Finals 16x18
In part one of the two-night season finale, the Top 3 finalists visit their hometowns to celebrate their time on the show then return to the Idol stage for their last chance to win America's vote, as the search for America's next superstar continues.
Top 5 16x17
In this episode in honor of Mother's Day, the Top 5 finalists will sing songs dedicated to moms, in addition to performing from the catalogue of American Idol alum and seven time GRAMMY® winner Carrie Underwood. The Top 5 finalists were surprised with a trip to Nashville and the opportunity to learn from Underwood while she served as superstar guest mentor for the week. Underwood will also perform her hit single, "Cry Pretty".
Top 7 16x16
American Idol breaks more boundaries as the show pays tribute to music luminary Prince. The Top 7 take on the legendary Prince catalogue, paying homage to the late icon in a historic first-time tribute episode by a singing competition series. The tribute continues American Idol's longstanding relationship with the Prince family, following Prince's live performance on the show in 2006. Iconic musician Sheila E., who toured with Prince earlier in her career, performs with American Idol music director, Kris Pooley, and the house band for this special tribute. Golden Globe® and GRAMMY®-nominated artist Nick Jonas lends his expertise to the Top 7 finalists as mentor for this week's performances. In addition to singing a song from Prince's catalogue, each contestant will also sing a song from the year of their birth.
Top 10 - Disney Night 16x15
American Idol heads to the happiest place on earth, Disneyland Parks and Resorts, then returns to the Idol stage with a sprinkle of magic to perform fan-favorite Disney songs.