Auditions No. 1: New York/New Jersey
The talent contest opens Season 10 with auditions in New York and New Jersey.
Auditions No. 2: New Orleans
As the old saying goes, be careful what you wish for. After many viewers (yours truly included) complained that American Idol's Season 10 premiere on Wednesday didn't offer anything .. show full overview
Auditions No. 3: Milwaukee
The audition train rolled on to Milwaukee, which served up yet another batch of really young youngsters, a few more impressive standouts and the most ridiculous auditions we've seen thus .. show full overview
Auditions No. 4: Nashville
The auditions continue from Nashville, TN on the new season of American Idol as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.
Auditions No. 5: Austin
Before American Idol got down to wild and wacky business in Austin, the producers decided to start the show with a somber moment. Responding to some recent outrage over Steven Tyler's .. show full overview
Auditions No. 6: Los Angeles
Well, the other shoe finally dropped. After a season that, so far, has mostly favored the good auditions, Thursday's episode focused almost exclusively on the bad. Steven Tyler .. show full overview
Auditions No. 7: San Francisco, CA
The auditions continue from San Francisco, CA on the new season of American Idol as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.
Hollywood Round: Part 1
With the auditions out of the way, now is the time to separate the good from the bad and to find the real talent that holds in the rooms. With the individuals hoping to make a name for .. show full overview
Hollywood Round: Part 2
It is Group Week and no one is safe for this round of tough auditions. With many already to go, a twist forces them to separate and form new groups and make new friends. Which group is .. show full overview
Hollywood Round, Part 3
Now it is the individuals to show what they have and to shine out the rest of the competition and to show the judges that they did not make the wrong choice from choosing from the Group .. show full overview
Hollywood Round, Part 4
The 61 contestants are going to have to sing the Beatles to show that they have what it takes to handle the pressure of the competition. A lot happens in the 2 hour show. A contestant .. show full overview
Top 24 Chosen
The eliminations continue to reveal the Top 24 contestants for the American Idol Live Shows. With a lot riding on this and after Jennifer's big blow up, will she been able to go on? The contestants await their fate.
Top 12 Boys Perform
The Top 12 Boys perform. Clint Jun Gamboa, Jovany Barreto, Jordan Dorsey, Tim Halperin, Brett Loewenstern, James Durbin, Robbie Rosen, Scott McCreery, Stefano Langone, Paul McDonald, .. show full overview
Top 12 Girls Perform
The Top 12 Girls perform and Naima Adedapo, Lauren Alaina, Kendra Chantelle, Ashthon Jones, Thia Megia, Haley Reinhart, Karen Rodriguez, Pia Toscano, Lauren Turner, TaTynisa Wilson, .. show full overview
The results are in and the Top 24 are going to be cut down to 13 tonight. This is the most cut at this point in the competition and all hopefuls are nervous. Who has made the cut to be .. show full overview
Casey Abrams, Lauren Alaina, James Durbin, Thia Megia, Haley Reinhart, Karen Rodriguez, Pia Toscano, Jacob Lusk, Scott McCreery, Paul McDonald, Ashthon Jones, Stefano Langone and Naima .. show full overview
One Voted Off
The Votes are in for the first eliminations of the Top 13. With Adam Lambert and Diddy Dirty Money performing tonight, the hopefuls all get a taste of fame when they go to the premiere of "Red Riding Hood" and see their home.
12 Finalists Compete
The Top 12 finalists perform once again hoping to impress the judges
and the nation. Tune in to see who amazes the judges and who falls flat.
One Voted Off
One singer is eliminated in a results edition. The Black Eyed Peas and Lee DeWyze perform.
11 Finalists Compete
The finalists perform Motown songs.
One of 11 Voted Off
One of the finalists is eliminated in a results edition. Stevie Wonder, Season 3 finalist Jennifer Hudson and country duo Sugarland perform. Appearing: Hulk Hogan.
11 Finalists Compete Again
The finalists perform the songs of Elton John.
Two of 11 Voted Off
Two contestants are eliminated; performances by will.i.am, Jamie Foxx and Fantasia.
9 Finalists Compete
The contestants perform songs from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, accompanied by guitarist Jeff Beck.
One of Nine Voted Off
A contestant is eliminated; Constantine Maroulis performs.
8 Finalists Compete
The eight remaining contestants perform songs from movies.
One of Eight Voted Off
A contestant is eliminated; Rihanna performs; Kelly Clarkson and Jason Aldean perform.
7 Finalists Compete
The remaining contestants perform songs from the 21st century.
One of Seven Voted Off
A contestant is eliminated; David Cook performs; Katy Perry performs.
6 Finalists Compete
The six remaining contestants perform the songs of Carole King.
One of Six Voted Off
A contestant is eliminated; performances by Crystal Bowersox and Bruno Mars.
5 Finalists Compete
Five singers perform one current song and one from the 1960s.
One of Five Voted Off
One of the Top 5 contestants is voted off. Performers are Jennifer Lopez, rapper Pitbull and country group Lady Antebellum.
4 Finalists Compete
The remaining contestants perform the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller; Lady Gaga mentors the finalists.
One of Four Voted Off
A finalist is sent home; premiere of the video for Steven Tyler's ``(It) Feels so Good''; Jordin Sparks performs.
3 Finalists Compete
One of Three Voted Off
2 Finalists Compete
The top-13 finalists reunite on stage; the winner is announced.