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American Idol season 18 episodes list:
In the highly anticipated premiere episode, viewers will embark on a nation-wide journey across Savannah, Georgia; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles, California; and Sunriver, Oregon, where the show's iconic judge auditions will surprise audiences with never-before-seen twists. Those auditioning for the coveted ticket to Hollywood include a subway performer from Harlem who gives one of the most emotional auditions in "Idol" history; a garbage collector with no experience who heads to the streets of Savannah, alongside host Ryan Seacrest, to warm up for his audition; and a hopeless romantic who encounters her own fairy tale twist during her audition as she sings from the heart.
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 Sunriver results in a visit from local firefighters who save the day, then celebrate with a victory song alongside the judges. Plus, more heartfelt stories and extraordinary voices from across the nation are unveiled as singers vie for their spot in Hollywood.
This week's episode sees a determined hopeful defy the odds for a chance to audition in front of the judges, resulting in an "American Idol" first. Then, a fan favorite from season one returns for another chance to wow the judges, while another hopeful's great-grandmother fulfills her lifelong dream of meeting Lionel Richie.
In Oregon, a couple wins over the judges during their audition with their version of the iconic song "Shallow" ("A Star Is Born," 2018), taking their love and artistry to new depths. Later, the judges meet their match when one Hawaiian hopeful confuses the judges with other pop-culture icons. Plus, more incredible standouts are found, hailing from the California coast to the rural hills of West Virginia.
In an "American Idol" first, an audition takes place on a yacht, where the judges will deliberate on whether or not their "boat vote" will send a hopeful to Hollywood. While in Milwaukee, a contestant who got her first taste of stardom on "American Juniors" reunites with Ryan Seacrest as she returns to the audition room; and later, another contestant shares a unique emotional and personal story that touches the judges in Oregon.
Following Sunday's final round of auditions to find its next superstar, "American Idol" immediately heads to Hollywood to kick off the iconic "Hollywood Week" with all-new twists.
Episode #11 2020-04-05 TBA
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