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Everything You Need to Know about ‘American Idol’ Chicago Auditions This Saturday

Luke Bryan will join Katy Perry and Lionel Richie at the judges table once again for the third season of American Idol on ABC. The search for America’s next superstar began with auditions in Brooklyn, New York in August and will include a stop in CHICAGO this Saturday.

American Idol hopefuls can audition in person or by submitting online videos via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #TheNextIdol. Contestants must be at least 15 years old to audition.  Chicago will be one of the cities Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, & Lionel Richie will be searching for talent. The Chicago Audition will be at  Wintrust Arena (Sep 21). Click here to register and find out more for this Saturday.

You can submit a full ONLINE AUDITION HERE.

Here are some questions from the registration from in the link above:

WHAT’S YOUR STORY?
AUDITION CITY: _______________________ CONTESTANT #:_____________________
LEGAL NAME / STAGE NAME: ________________________________ AGE: _________
HOMETOWN _________________________________ (EST. POPULATION): __________
HOW MANY HOURS / MILES AWAY?: _________________________________________
WHERE DO YOU WORK / WHAT PAYS THE BILLS / RENT?
TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY. GIVE US DETAILS ABOUT THE MOST IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE. (E.G.,
NAMES, OCCUPATIONS? ARE YOU AN ONLY CHILD? BIG FAMILY, ETC…)
WHAT ARE YOUR HOBBIES ASIDE FROM SINGING? WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN?
TELL US ABOUT YOUR HOMETOWN. GIVE US DETAILS (E.G., ONE STOPLIGHT, SMALL TOWN, BIG CITY, ETC…)
WHAT IS ONE THING YOU LOVE ABOUT WHERE YOU LIVE?
WHAT OBSTACLES HAVE YOU HAD TO OVERCOME IN LIFE?
HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT AMERICAN IDOL AUDITIONS?
HOW DID YOU GET TO THIS AUDITION? HOW DID YOU FUND COMING TO THE AUDITION?
WHO ENCOURAGED YOU TO AUDITION? WHY ARE YOU AUDITIONING?
ARE YOU CLOSELY RELATED OR A GOOD FRIEND TO SOMEONE WHO IS FAMOUS?
DO YOU PLAY ANY INSTRUMENTS? ARE YOU A SONGWRITER?
WHAT WELL-KNOWN SINGER(S) DO PEOPLE COMPARE YOU TO?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE AMERICAN IDOL MEMORY? DO YOU HAVE ANY AMERICAN IDOL RELATED FOOTAGE
FROM YOUR CHILDHOOD/LIFE? PLEASE SHARE YOUTUBE LINKS/WEBSITES THAT YOU WANT US TO SEE.
PLEASE SHARE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA CONTACT INFORMATION:
INSTAGRAM: FACEBOOK: TWITTER:
YOUTUBE: SNAPCHAT: TIKTOK:
NAME YOUR 5 DREAM DUETS (MUST BE LIVING):
1.___________________________ 2. ___________________________ 3. ___________________________
4. ___________________________ 5. ___________________________
HAVE YOU TRIED OUT FOR IDOL BEFORE (CIRCLE ONE)? YES NO
IF YES, WHICH YEAR AND CITY DID YOU AUDITION IN? HOW FAR DID YOU MAKE IT IN THE COMPETITION?
HAVE YOU EVER AUDITIONED FOR ANY TELEVISION SHOW? IF REALITY SERIES, HOW FAR DID YOU GET?
WHAT IS SOMETHING NON-SINGING RELATED THAT NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU (AKA FUN
FACTS)?

 



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