Auditions No. 1: Savannah
Television's No. 1 series returns for its highly anticipated 11th season with brand new contestants, a superstar judging panel and the best and worst of auditions. Host Ryan Seacrest and .. show full overview
Auditions No. 2: Pittsburgh
The auditions continue on the second part of three-night season premiere of American Idolas the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar from Pittsburgh, PA.
Auditions No. 3: San Diego
The auditions continue on a special, extended primetime broadcast of American Idolas the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar from San Diego, CA.
Auditions No. 4: Aspen
More auditions are featured as the judges try to find the next singing superstar. Don't miss the auditions that everyone will be talking about the next day from Aspen, CO.
Auditions No. 5: Galveston
The auditions continue as the judges travel to Galveston, TX to search for the next singing superstar. Don't miss another round of good, bad and outrageous auditions.
Auditions No. 6: Portland
The auditions continue on the new season of American Idol, as the judges travel to Portland, OR in search for the next singing superstar.
Auditions No. 7: St. Louis
In an American Idol exclusive, Madonna will world preview the video for her new single, "Give Me All Your Luvin," featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. Plus, more auditions – this time from .. show full overview
Hollywood Round, Part 1
The Hollywood Round begins as Randy, Jennifer and Steven narrow down the auditioncontestants to see who may get a semifinal spot.
Hollywood Round, Part 2
The Hollywood Round continues as Randy, Jennifer and Steven narrow down the contestants after listening to the Group Round Performances.
Hollywood Round, Part 3
Contestants try one last time to impress the judges, singing for their lives to prove who deserves to make it to the semi final round. For some, it's the end of the road, but for the .. show full overview
A performance round is held in Las Vegas.
Final Judgment, Part 1
The contestants must bring it and sing it in one final performance opportunity to win over the judges, who then reveal the first group of semifinalists.
Final Judgment, Part 2
The judges unveil the remaining semifinalists.
Semifinalist Boys Perform
The male semifinalists perform. Viewer voting begins.
Semifinalist Girls Perform
The female semifinalists perform.
Finalists are revealed. Also: The judges add their wild-card choices to the final group.
13 Finalists Compete
Season 11's finalists perform songs by Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston. Mary J. Blige is the mentor.
1 of 13 Voted Off
One finalist is eliminated in a results episode. The performers are Mary J. Blige and Lauren Alaina.
11 Finalists Compete
Season 11's finalists must bring it and sing it in a performance edition.
1 of 11 Voted Off
One singer is cut from the competition in a results episode. Daughtry perform.
10 Finalists Compete
1 of 10 Voted off
One singer is voted off in a results installment. Guest performers are Lana Del Rey and Haley Reinhart.
9 Finalists Compete
The finalists perform songs by their own idols.
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A finalist is eliminated in a results episode. Performing: Nicki Minaj and Scotty McCreery.
8 Finalists Compete
The finalists perform songs from the 1980s.
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One finalist is eliminated in a results edition. Guest performers are the Wanted and Kellie Pickler. Also: the premiere of the Jennifer Lopez music video "Dance Again".
7 Finalists Compete
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One singer is eliminated in a results installment. Performing: Jennifer Hudson; Ne-Yo; James Durbin.
7 Finalists Compete
The singers perform a current song and a classic soul tune.
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One singer is eliminated in a results episode. The performers are LMFAO and Kris Allen.
6 Finalists Compete
The singers perform in a Queen-theme episode. Appearing: Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor.
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One singer is eliminated. Performing: Katy Perry; the Queen Extravaganza (the official touring Queen tribute group); and Stefano Langone.
5 Finalists Compete
The singers perform. The theme is British music.
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One singer is eliminated. Performing: Carrie Underwood and Coldplay.
4 Finalists Compete
The singers perform. The theme is "California Dreamin'.
1 of 4 Voted Off
A finalist is eliminated in a results show. Jennifer Lopez and David Cook perform.
The final three singers each perform three songs—a judges' choice, Jimmy Iovine's choice and their own choice. They also return to their hometowns to visit family, friends and fans.
A singer is eliminated in a results show. Lisa Marie Presley and Adam Lambert perform.
Final Performance Round
The two finalists perform in Part 1 of the two-part Season 11 finale. Jason Derulo and Scotty McCreery perform. From the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.
The winning singer is revealed in the conclusion of the two-part Season 11 finale. Guest performers include Rihanna, Aerosmith, Neil Diamond and Chaka Khan, John Fogerty, Jennifer .. show full overview