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American Idol

TVPG • Family, Music, Reality • TV Series • 2018

American Idol returns on ABC! The groundbreaking series launched the careers of superstars Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Katharin...more

American Idol returns on ABC! The groundbreaking series launched the careers of superstars Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Katharin...more

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1 season available (20 episodes)

1 season available

(20 episodes)

Season2

American Idol: A New Journey Begins

A look at American Idol season 2 with Ryan Seacrest.
Episode 1

Episode 1: Auditions

Aspiring singers see if they have what it takes.
Episode 2

Episode 2: Auditions

Singers from Idaho, Kentucky and Los Angeles audition.
Episode 3

Episode 3: Auditions

Aspiring singers from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, New York, Louisville, Ky., and Los Angeles see if they have what it takes to earn a coveted golden ticket to Hollywood; a fan favorite returns; Lionel Richie's walk down memory lane.
Episode 4

Episode 4: Auditions

Hopeful singers perform for the judges.
Episode 5

Episode 5: Auditions

Aspiring singers from Los Angeles, New York, Louisville, Ky. and Denver see if they have what it takes to move on in the competition; an audition surprises the judges.
Episode 6

Episode 6: Hollywood Week

Solo and group performances.
Episode 7

Episode 7: Hollywood Week

Contestants continue to compete.
Episode 8

Episode 8: Showcase / Final Judgment

The top 40 contestants take to the beach and perform solo in front of a live audience in Ko Olina, Hawaii; the judges sit down with each contestant to reveal their fate, culminating with the show's top 20 finalists.
Episode 9

Episode 9: Top 20 Solos

The stakes grow higher as the top 20 finalists perform in front of a live audience.
Episode 10

Episode 10: All-Star Duets

Ten of the top 20 finalists perform duets with celebrity partners as the search for America's next superstar continues.
Episode 11

Episode 11: All-Star Duets

The remaining 10 contestants of the top 20 perform duets with celebrity partners.
Episode 12

Episode 12: Top 14

In hopes of winning over the hearts of viewers and being voted through to the next phase of the competition, the top 14 contestants perform on the iconic Idol stage for the first time.
Episode 13

Episode 13: Top 10 Reveal

The seven contestants with the most votes by America take their spot in the top 10; the seven remaining contestants sing to impress the judges.
Episode 14

Episode 14: Disney Night

Celebrity mentor Rebel Wilson joins the contestants at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, Calif., where they prepare to perform fan-favorite Disney songs.
Episode 15

Episode 15: Meet Your Finalists

A look at each finalist's journey so far.
Episode 16

Top 8 Perform: Queen Night

Contestants perform Queen songs.
Episode 17

Episode 17: Woodstock and Show Stoppers

Inspirationally powerful songs.
Episode 18

Episode 18

Each contestant performs three songs.
Episode 19

Episode 19

The winner is announced.

Adam Lambert and Dimitrius Graham Perform "Bohemian Rhapsody" Live on American Idol

Adam Lambert Performs "New Eyes" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs His Original Song "Out Loud" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs His Original Song "Tonight" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs His Original Song "Tonight" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs Original "10 Years" with an Orchestra on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs Original Song "Millennial Love" Live on American Idol

American Idol Judge Lionel Richie Performs "Dancing On The Ceiling" Live

Andra Day and Shayy Perform "Rise Up" Live on American Idol

Carrie Underwood Performs Her New Single "Southbound" Live on American Idol

Dan + Shay and Madison VanDenburg Perform "Speechless" Live on American Idol

Dan + Shay Perform "All To Myself" Live on American Idol

Kane Brown and Alyssa Raghu Perform Together on American Idol

Kane Brown Performs "Good As You" Live on American Idol

Katy Perry and Daddy Yankee Perform "Con Calma (Remix)" Live on American Idol

Katy Perry and Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon Perform "Unconditionally" Live on American Idol

Kool & The Gang Perform with the American Idol Top Ten

Laine Hardy and Jon Pardi Team Up For a Duet on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Bring It On Home To Me" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Flame" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Home" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Jambalay (On The Bayou)" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Jambalaya (On The Bayou)" Live on American Idol

Luke Bryan and Laci Kaye Booth Perform "Every Breath You Take" Live on American Idol

Luke Bryan Performs "Knockin' Boots" Live on American Idol

Madison VanDenburg Performs "Breakaway" Live on American Idol

Madison VanDenburg Performs "Shallow" Live on American Idol

Montell Jordan Performs "This Is How We Do It" Live on American Idol

The American Idol 2019 Top Two Are Revealed

Weezer, Wade Cota, and Walker Burroughs Perform a Live '80s Medley

Alejandro Aranda Performs "No Woman, No Cry" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs His Original Song "Blesser" Live on American Idol

Laci Kaye Booth Performs "Dreams" Live on American Idol

Laci Kaye Booth Performs "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" Live on American Idol

Laci Kaye Booth Performs "The House That Built Me" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Can't You See" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Hey Jude" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Something About The Way You Look Tonight" Live on American Idol

Madison VanDenburg Performs "Make You Feel My Love" Live on American Idol

Madison VanDenburg Performs "What About Us" Live on American Idol

Madison VanDenburg Performs "Your Song" Live on American Idol

The American Idol 2019 Top 3 Are Revealed

Wade Cota Performs "Hard Luck Woman" Live on American Idol

Wade Cota Performs "Rocket Man" Live on American Idol

Wade Cota Performs "You Are The Best Thing" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs "White Rabbit" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs His Original Song "Poison" Live on American Idol

Gabby Barrett Performs Her New Song "I Hope" Live on American Idol

Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon Performs "Somewhere" Live on American Idol

Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon Performs "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" Live on American Idol

Laci Kaye Booth Performs "Open Arms" Live on American Idol

Laci Kaye Booth Performs "To Love Somebody" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "I Don't Need No Doctor" Live on American Idol

Laine Hardy Performs "Johnny B. Goode" Live on American Idol

Madison VanDenburg Performs "I Surrender" Live on American Idol

Madison VanDenburg Performs "Piece Of My Heart" Live on American Idol

Showstopper Night 2019: Will the Judges Use Their Save?

The American Idol 2019 Top 4 is Revealed

Wade Cota Performs "Through the Valley" Live on American Idol

Wade Cota Performs "With A Little Help From My Friends" Live on American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Performs "Under Pressure" on American Idol's Queen Night

Alyssa Raghu Performs "Somebody To Love" on American Idol's Queen Night

Avett Maness Performs "Bohemian Rhapsody" Live on American Idol

Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon and Madison VanDenburg Perform "A Million Dreams"

Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon Performs "Who Wants To Live Forever" on American Idol's Queen Night

Laci Kaye Booth Performs "Love of My Life" on American Idol's Queen Night

Laine Hardy and Laci Kaye Booth Perform "Jackson"

Laine Hardy Performs "Fat Bottomed Girls" on American Idol's Queen Night

Madison VanDenburg Performs "The Show Must Go On" on American Idol's Queen Night

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