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American IdolAmerican Idol

American Idol returns on ABC! The groundbreaking series launched the careers of super...more

American Idol returns on ABC! The groundbreaking series launched ...More

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Episode 1

401 (Auditions)

Hopefuls perform for the judges.
Episode 2

402 (Auditions)

Auditions across California continue.
Episode 3

403 (Auditions)

Los Angeles, San Diego, and Ojai, Calif.
Episode 4

404 (Auditions)

Auditions continue in California.
Episode 5

405 (Auditions)

The final auditions in California.
Episode 6

406 (Hollywood Week: Genre Challenge)

Hollywood week; genre challenge.
Episode 7

407 (Hollywood Duets Challenge)

Hollywood duets challenge.
Episode 8

408 (Showstopper/Final Judgment Part #1)

The contestants perform with a band.
Episode 9

409 (Showstopper/Final Judgment Part #2)

The remaining contestants perform.
Episode 10

410 (All Star Duets and Solos)

Contestants perform with celebrities.
Episode 11

411 (All Star Duets and Solos)

The remaining contestants perform.
Episode 12

412 (Top 16)

The top 16 are revealed and perform.
Episode 13

413 (Top 12 Live Reveal)

Following America's overnight vote, 10 contestants are revealed from the top 16; six contestants perform for a chance to be in the top 12.
Episode 14

414 (Oscar Nominated Songs)

The top 12 contestants perform.
Episode 15

415 (The Comeback)

Ten past finalists return.
Episode 16

416 (Disney Night)

The results of the comeback show.
Episode 17

417 (Coldplay Songbook & Mother's Day Dedication)

Chris Martin mentors the finalists.
Episode 18

418 (My Personal Idol/Artist Singles)

Artist FINNEAS mentors the finalists.
Episode 19

419 (Grand Finale)

The winner is announced.

Alyssa Wray Duets with Country Star Mickey Guyton – American Idol 2021

And The Winner Is… – American Idol 2021

Cassandra Coleman Duets with Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham Duets with Luke Combs – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham Performs a Classic Beatles Song as Judges’ Pick – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham Performs Chris Stapleton Hit in Honor of Their Hometown – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham’s Top 2 Encore Performance – American Idol 2021

Fall Out Boy Lights It Up with Idol Finalists – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler Duets with Alessia Cara – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler Performs Celine Dion Hit for Judges’ Pick – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler Performs Whitney Houston Hit in Honor of Their Hometown – American Idol 2021

Graham DeFranco Duets with Sheryl Crow – American Idol 2021

Hunter Metts Performs with Judge Katy Perry – American Idol 2021

Idol Finalists Team with the Legendary Chaka Khan – American Idol 2021

Jingle Master Tom McGovern Sings the ‘Story of the Season’ – American Idol 2021

Lionel Richie and Idol Finalists Perform “One World” – American Idol 2021

Luke Bryan and Top 4 Finalist Casey Bishop Duet  – American Idol 2021

Macklemore Kicks Off The Finale – American Idol 2021

Murphy Returns to Finally Hit the Idol Stage – American Idol 2021

Willie Spence Duets with Leona Lewis  – American Idol 2021

Willie Spence Performs a Ray Charles Classic for Judges’ Pick – American Idol 2021

Willie Spence Performs Sam Cooke Classic in Honor of Their Hometown – American Idol 2021

Willie Spence’s Top 2 Encore Performance – American Idol 2021

Ashe & Finneas Perform ‘Till Forever Falls Apart’ [Artist] – American Idol 2021

Casey Bishop Performs Song by Personal Idol Billie Eilish – American Idol 2021

Casey Bishop Performs Their New Single ‘Love Me, Leave Me’ – American Idol 2021

Casey Bishop’s Top 4 Encore Performance – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham and Casey Bishop’s Finneas Songbook Duet – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham Performs Song by Personal Idol Zac Brown Band – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham Performs Their New Single ‘23’ – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham’s Top 4 Encore Performance – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler and Willie Spence’s Finneas Songbook Duet – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler Performs Song by Personal Idol Kelly Clarkson – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler Performs Their New Single “Love Someone” – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler’s Top 4 Encore Performance – American Idol 2021

Luke Bryan Performs ‘Waves’ – American Idol 2021

Wille Spence Performs Song by Personal Idol John Legend – American Idol 2021

Willie Spence Performs Their New Single “Never Be Alone” – American Idol 2021

Willie Spence’s Top 4 Encore Performance – American Idol 2021

Arthur Gunn’s Coldplay Songbook Performance – American Idol 2021

Arthur Gunn’s Mother’s Day Tribute – American Idol 2021

Casey Bishop’s Coldplay Songbook Performance – American Idol 2021

Casey Bishop’s Mother’s Day Tribute – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham’s Coldplay Songbook Performance – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham’s Mother’s Day Tribute – American Idol 2021

Coldplay’s Exclusive Performance of “Higher Power” – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler’s Coldplay Songbook Performance – American Idol 2021

Grace Kinstler’s Mother’s Day Tribute – American Idol 2021

Hunter Metts’ Coldplay Songbook Performance – American Idol 2021

Hunter Metts’ Mother’s Day Tribute – American Idol 2021

Wille Spence’s Coldplay Songbook Performance – American Idol 2021

Wille Spence’s Mother’s Day Tribute – American Idol 2021

Alyssa Wray’s Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Arthur Gunn’s Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Casey Bishop’s Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Cassandra Coleman’s Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Chayce Beckham’s Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Deshawn Goncalves’ Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Grace Kintsler’s Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Hunter Metts’ Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Jon Batiste Performs “It’s All Right” from ‘Soul’ – American Idol 2021

Sofia Carson Performs with the Top 9 on Disney Night – American Idol 2021

Willie Spence’s Disney Night Performance – American Idol 2021

Behind The Scenes: John Stamos, Disney Night Mentor

Aliana Jester’s Comeback Performance – American Idol 2021

Arthur Gunn’s Comeback Performance – American Idol 2021

Cyniah Elise’s Comeback Performance – American Idol 2021

DeWayne Crocker Jr.’s Comeback Performance – American Idol 2021

Faith Becnel’s Comeback Performance – American Idol 2021

Franklin Boone’s Comeback Performance – American Idol 2021

About this Show

American Idol

American Idol returns on ABC! The groundbreaking series launched the careers of superstars Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Katharine McPhee, Jordin Sparks, Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry among many others. Idol alumni are responsible for 13 Grammys, over 61 million album sales, 47 Platinum records, 95 Gold records, 444 Billboard No. 1 hits, 257 million digital downloads, two Golden Globes and an Academy Award. Now, the search is on for the next American Idol.

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