'American Idol' Opens Online Auditions

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American Idol

Even as season 3 of ABC's American Idol chugs right along amid the coronavirus pandemic, it's audition time again. Budding reality singing stars of the future can take advantage of all that basement rehearsal time to join the online auditions beginning Tuesday (April 7). Anyone interested in trying their luck should visit the Idol auditions page, which will direct them to an eTribez sign-up.

You must be at least 15 years old to audition, with other eligibility requirements found here.

In the meantime, the top 20 for this season was determined Sunday night -- though in a last-minute twist, country singers Grace Leer and Lauren Mascitti landed in a run-off for the final spot. Voting to determine which woman will take that final position opened at 9:55 p.m. ET Sunday evening and closed on Tuesday morning. The person who won the final slot will be revealed on April 19 at 8 p.m. ET.

Get to know all 21 of this season's finalists here.


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