ABC’S ‘AMERICAN IDOL’ KICKS OFF OPEN AUDITIONS AT
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“American Idol” winners Ruben Studdard, Jordin Sparks and Kris Allen kick off auditions for the first season of ‘American Idol’ on ABC, Aug. 17, 2017, from Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The trio was joined by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in a celebratory ribbon cutting moment.
ABC is bringing back the trailblazing music competition series, “American Idol,” one of television’s most successful and recognized music competition series. “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. The nationwide search for the next superstar kicked off today in Orlando, Florida and Portland, Oregon. Information on upcoming auditions is available at www.AmericanIdol.com.