American Idol - Episode Guide

Season 1

Debut

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jun 11, 2002

Six Pack

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Jun 26, 2002

Wild!

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Jul 10, 2002

Ryan-ara!

Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Jul 31, 2002

Two More

Episode: 1x23 | Airdate: Aug 28, 2002

Showdown!

Episode: 1x24 | Airdate: Sep 3, 2002

Season 2

Part Deux

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jan 22, 2003

Cut 'Em Up

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jan 29, 2003

Trifecta!

Episode: 2x35 | Airdate: May 13, 2003

Season 3

Sing!

Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Feb 10, 2004

10 - 1 = 9

Episode: 3x25 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2004

7 Sing!!

Episode: 3x30 | Airdate: Apr 20, 2004

6 Perform

Episode: 3x32 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2004

3 Sing

Episode: 3x40 | Airdate: May 18, 2004

Season 4

St. Louis, Missouri Auditions

Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Jan 19, 2005

The most anticipated show in television returns for its fourth season with an all-new season, new contestants and the best and worst of auditions. Catch Part 2 of the season premiere of AMERICAN IDOL, as the judges continue their quest for the next future superstar.

New Orleans, Louisiana Auditions

Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Jan 25, 2005

It's Fat Tuesday IDOL-style as AMERICAN IDOL travels to New Orleans, where the judges continue their quest for the next singing superstar.

Las Vegas, Nevada Auditions

Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Jan 26, 2005

AMERICAN IDOL travels to Las Vegas to see what musical talent Sin City has to offer. Catch another night of auditions as the judges continue their quest for the next singing superstar.

Cleveland, Ohio & Orlando, Florida Auditions

Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Feb 1, 2005

AMERICAN IDOL travels to San Francisco and Orlando to see what talents the Bay Area and O-town have to offer. Catch another night of auditions as the judges continue their quest for the next future superstar.

San Francisco, California Auditions

Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Feb 2, 2005

AMERICAN IDOL hopefuls go to Hollywood for the next round of auditions in front of the judges. Here they must prove they have what it takes to perform for America.

American Idol takes the auditions to the next level...Hollywood! (1)

Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Feb 8, 2005

AMERICAN IDOL travels to Hollywood with nearly 200 contestants from the seven audition cities, each contestant hoping to be one of the 24 chosen to continue on the show. As the judges begin to whittle down the competition, the auditions heat up on AMERICAN IDOL.

Hollywood Auditions Continue (2)

Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Feb 9, 2005

The AMERICAN IDOL Hollywood auditions continue as the contestants face the toughest audition of their careers. Each contestant hopes to be the next AMERICAN IDOL; however, more go home tonight! The judges continue to narrow the hopefuls down to the top singers, one of whom will be the next AMERICAN IDOL.

Auditions Continue in Hollywood (3)

Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Feb 15, 2005

Contestants chosen from around the nation have been whittled down as contestants continue to vie for a spot in the Top 24. Watch as contestants endure the grueling schedule, rehearsals and the judges criticism. Who will survive and who will go home?

Auditions Continue in Hollywood (4)

Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Feb 16, 2005

Contestants chosen from around the nation have endured the pressure and grueling schedule of Hollywood and tonight you will find out who the judges have chosen. They have faced the judges day after day in hopes of securing one of the 24 spots. Tonight, the 12 male and 12 female finalists chosen to compete in the Top 24 will be revealed.

The Top 12 Boys Perform Live

Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Feb 21, 2005

The 24 finalists chosen last week continue their quest for the AMERICAN IDOL crown as the Top 12 boys perform live for America for the first time. After the show, the audience will vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home?

The Top 12 Girls Perform Live

Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Feb 22, 2005

The 24 finalists chosen last week continue their quest for the AMERICAN IDOL crown as the Top 12 girls perform live for the first time. The choice is up to America as they vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home?

Ten Males Perform Live

Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2005

Ten singers compete in hopes of winning over America, then the viewing audience will vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home?

Ten Females Perform Live

Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Mar 1, 2005

The remaining 10 contestants will perform LIVE for America in hopes of winning over the viewers. The choice is up to America as they vote for their favorites after the show. Who will survive and who will go home?

Eight Males Perform Live

Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2005

Eight singers compete in hopes of winning over America, then the viewing audience will vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home?

Eight Females Perform Live

Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2005

The remaining eight contestants will perform LIVE in hopes of winning over America. The choice is up to the viewers as they vote for their favorites after the show. Who will survive and who will go home?

Top 12 Finalists Perform For The First Time!

Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: Mar 15, 2005

Tonight on AMERICAN IDOL the Top 12 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. In this special two-hour show, contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

One Must Go Home Tonight!

Episode: 4x21 | Airdate: Mar 16, 2005

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL's Top 12 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The lowest vote-getter will be the first contestant from the Top 12 eliminated from this season's race for the AMERICAN IDOL title.

American Idol's Top 11 Perform

Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: Mar 22, 2005

Tonight on AMERICAN IDOL, the Top 11 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

It's Down To The Top 10

Episode: 4x24 | Airdate: Mar 24, 2005

Last night, America had a second chance to vote for their favorites as the Tuesday performances by AMERICAN IDOL's Top 11 were repeated within a special live episode. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes, based on Wednesday night's voting, will be eliminated from the race for the AMERICAN IDOL title.

Top 10 Perform Live

Episode: 4x25 | Airdate: Mar 29, 2005

Tonight on AMERICAN IDOL, the Top 10 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

It's Down To The Top 9

Episode: 4x26 | Airdate: Mar 30, 2005

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL's Top 10 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the AMERICAN IDOL title.

American Idol's Top 9 Perform

Episode: 4x27 | Airdate: Apr 5, 2005

Tonight the Top 9 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will perform their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition. See who impresses the judges and who buckles under the pressure.

Find Out Who's Been Eliminated From The Top 9

Episode: 4x28 | Airdate: Apr 6, 2005

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL's Top 9 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition.

Top 8 Perform

Episode: 4x29 | Airdate: Apr 12, 2005

Tonight the Top 8 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Who Is Eliminated From The Top 8

Episode: 4x30 | Airdate: Apr 13, 2005

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL's Top 8 sang their hearts out, in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the AMERICAN IDOL crown.

Top 7 Perform

Episode: 4x31 | Airdate: Apr 19, 2005

Tonight the Top 7 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Top 7 Results

Episode: 4x32 | Airdate: Apr 20, 2005

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL's Top 7 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the AMERICAN IDOL title.

Top 6 Perform

Episode: 4x33 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2005

Tonight the Top 6 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Who Is Eliminated From The Top 6

Episode: 4x34 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2005

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL's Top 6 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the AMERICAN IDOL crown.

Top 5 Perform

Episode: 4x35 | Airdate: May 3, 2005

The Top 5 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Find Out Who's Been Eliminated From The Top 5

Episode: 4x36 | Airdate: May 4, 2005

Last night, the Top 5 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the coveted crown.

American Idol's Final 4 Perform!

Episode: 4x37 | Airdate: May 10, 2005

The Final 4 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Find Out Who's Been Eliminated From The Final 4

Episode: 4x38 | Airdate: May 11, 2005

Last night, the Final 4 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will survive and who will be sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the coveted crown.

American Idol's Final 3 Perform

Episode: 4x39 | Airdate: May 17, 2005

The Final 3 will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Tonight Is The Night When 3 Become 2

Episode: 4x40 | Airdate: May 18, 2005

Last night, the AMERICAN IDOL Final 3 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who survives and who is sent home. The contestant who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the coveted crown.

Bo Bice vs. Carrie Underwood

Episode: 4x41 | Airdate: May 24, 2005

In the last performance show of the season, the remaining two contestants battle it out LIVE before a studio audience at the famed Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. One of them will be the next American Idol and one will go home. The Final 2 sing their hearts out in quest of the AMERICAN IDOL crown.

And The Winner Is.......

Episode: 4x42 | Airdate: May 25, 2005

The most anticipated night of the season is here - two finalists, one AMERICAN IDOL. The Top 12 reunite on stage one last time before the newest AMERICAN IDOL is crowned.

Season 5

Chicago, IL Auditions

Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2006

The most-watched show on television returns for its fifth season with all-new contestants and the best and worst of auditions around the country. AMERICAN IDOL begins its search for the next singing superstar in Chicago, IL.

Denver, CO Auditions

Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Jan 18, 2006

The quest for the next American Idol continues on Part 2 of the fifth-season premiere. Some auditions impress the judges and others make a different kind of impression.

Greensboro, NC Auditions

Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2006

AMERICAN IDOL continues its search for the next singing superstar in Greensboro, NC, with an all-new episode of the best and worst of auditions.

San Fransisco, CA Auditions

Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Jan 25, 2006

Tune in as the judges continue their quest for the next American Idol.

Las Vegas, NV Auditions

Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2006

AMERICAN IDOL continues its search for the next singing superstar with an all-new episode of the best and worst of auditions.

Boston, MA Auditions

Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2006

The quest for the next singing superstar continues as AMERICAN IDOL travels to Las Vegas for a final night of the auditions everyone will be talking about the next day. The judges send another lucky few on to Hollywood.

Hollywood Round #1

Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Feb 8, 2006

Contestants chosen from around the nation arrive in Hollywood for their big chance at the American Idol crown. Faced with a grueling schedule, pressure-packed rehearsals and the judges' criticism, some will survive and more will go home.

Hollywood Round #2

Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2006

Contestants chosen from around the nation endure a grueling rehearsal schedule and pressure-packed auditions as they vie for a coveted spot in the Top 24. Who will survive and who will go home?

Hollywood Round #3

Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Feb 15, 2006

Contestants chosen from around the nation have endured the grueling schedule and high-pressure auditions of the Hollywood Round, hoping to impress the judges and secure one of the 24 semifinalist spots. Tonight the judges make their final cuts to determine the Top 24. The Top 12 males and Top 12 females will be revealed on the Green Mile episode of AMERICAN IDOL.

Performance Show Females #1 (top 12)

Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Feb 21, 2006

Of the 24 semifinalists chosen last week, the Top 12 girls will perform for America for the first time. Then it's up to the viewers to vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home?

Performance Show Males #1 (top 12)

Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Feb 22, 2006

Of the 24 semifinalists chosen last week, the Top 12 boys will perform for America for the first time. Then it's up to the viewers to vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home?

And Then There Were 20

Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Feb 23, 2006

The 24 semifinalists performed for America this week, and the viewers have determined their fate. Tonight, four contestants - two males and two females - will go home, leaving 20 finalists vying for the American Idol crown. Will your favorites return?

Performance Show Females #2 (top 10)

Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2006

Having survived last week's competition, the Top 10 girls perform again for America. After the show, the viewers will vote for their favorites. Who will keep singing, and who will go home?

Performance Show Males #2 (top 10)

Episode: 5x15 | Airdate: Mar 1, 2006

The Top 10 boys perform for America, hoping to win enough votes to stay in the competition. Who will be back to sing next week? America will decide after this special 90-minute episode of AMERICAN IDOL.

Performance Show Females #3 (top 8)

Episode: 5x17 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2006

The remaining eight girls will perform again for America. After the show, the viewers will vote for their favorites. Who will sing again, and who will go home?

Performance Show Males #3 (top 8)

Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2006

The remaining 8 boys sing tonight for America. After the show, the viewers will vote for their favorites. Who will be back next week and who will go home?

Top 12 perform live

Episode: 5x20 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2006

Tonight the Top 12 finalists perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. In this special two-hour show, contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competiton. Tune in to see who impresses the judges and who buckles under the pressure.

Top 11 perform live

Episode: 5x22 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2006

Tonight the remaining 11 finalists perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's votes and surviving another week in the competition. See who impresses the judges and who buckles under the pressure.

Top 10 perform live

Episode: 5x24 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2006

Tonight the Top 10 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

And Then There Were 9

Episode: 5x25 | Airdate: Mar 29, 2006

Last night, the Top 10 Finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on the AMERICAN IDOL Results Show.

Top 9 perform live

Episode: 5x26 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2006

Tonight the Top 9 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

And Then There Were 8

Episode: 5x27 | Airdate: Apr 5, 2006

Last night, the Top 9 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on the AMERICAN IDOL Results Show.

Top 8 perform live

Episode: 5x28 | Airdate: Apr 11, 2006

Tonight on AMERICAN IDOL the Top 8 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will perform their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week. Tune in to see who impresses the judges and who buckles under the pressure on the AMERICAN IDOL performance show.

And Then There Were 7

Episode: 5x29 | Airdate: Apr 12, 2006

Last night, the Top 8 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on a special one-hour AMERICAN IDOL.

Top 7 perform live

Episode: 5x30 | Airdate: Apr 18, 2006

Tonight the Top 7 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will perform their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week. Tune in to see who impresses the judges and who buckles under the pressure on the AMERICAN IDOL performance show.

And Then There Were 6

Episode: 5x31 | Airdate: Apr 19, 2006

Last night, the Top 7 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on the AMERICAN IDOL results show.

Top 6 perform live

Episode: 5x32 | Airdate: Apr 25, 2006

Tonight the Top 6 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week.

And Then There Were 5

Episode: 5x33 | Airdate: Apr 26, 2006

Last night, the Top 6 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will sing again next week and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on the AMERICAN IDOL results show.

Top 5 perform live

Episode: 5x34 | Airdate: May 2, 2006

Tonight the Top 5 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

And Then There Were 4

Episode: 5x35 | Airdate: May 3, 2006

Last night, the Top 6 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will be in the Final 4 and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on the AMERICAN IDOL results show.

Top 4 perform live

Episode: 5x36 | Airdate: May 9, 2006

Tonight the Top 4 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

And Then There Were 3

Episode: 5x37 | Airdate: May 10, 2006

TV's hottest show gets even hotter. Last night, the Top 4 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will be in the Final 3 and who will go home. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on the AMERICAN IDOL results show.

Top 3 perform live

Episode: 5x38 | Airdate: May 16, 2006

Tonight the Top 3 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and the coveted opportunity to compete in next week's season finale.

And Then There Were 2

Episode: 5x39 | Airdate: May 17, 2006

TV's hottest show revs up to a crescendo! Last night, the Top 3 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE which two finalists will compete in next week's exciting season finale. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition.

Top 2 perform live

Episode: 5x40 | Airdate: May 23, 2006

The most anticipated night of the television season is here! Two finalists, one American Idol - find out tonight who America has chosen. The Top 12 reunite on the Kodak Theatre stage one last time before the newest American Idol is crowned.

The Finale

Episode: 5x41 | Airdate: May 24, 2006

The most anticipated night of the television season is here! Two finalists, one American Idol - find out tonight who America has chosen. The Top 12 reunite on the Kodak Theatre stage one last time before the newest American Idol is crowned.

Season 6

Minneapolis Auditions

Episode: 6x01 | Airdate: Jan 16, 2007

The No. 1 show on television returns with an all-new season, new contestants and the best and worst of auditions. For Season Six, AMERICAN IDOL traveled to Los Angeles, San Antonio, Birmingham, Memphis, New York City, Minneapolis and Seattle in search of the next American Idol.

Seattle Auditions

Episode: 6x02 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2007

The hottest show on television returns for its highly anticipated sixth season with new contestants and the best and worst of auditions. In tonight's conclusion of the 2-night, 4-hour season premiere, the AMERICAN IDOL judges continue their quest for the next singing superstar.

Memphis Auditions

Episode: 6x03 | Airdate: Jan 23, 2007

AMERICAN IDOL continues its search for the next singing superstar with an all-new hour featuring the best and worst of auditions.

New York City Auditions

Episode: 6x04 | Airdate: Jan 24, 2007

AMERICAN IDOL goes to the Big Apple! Don't miss this special two-hour episode featuring auditions from New York City as AMERICAN IDOL continues with Auditions #4: New York City.

Birmingham Auditions

Episode: 6x05 | Airdate: Jan 30, 2007

AMERICAN IDOL goes for some Southern hospitality!

Los Angeles Auditions

Episode: 6x06 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2007

AMERICAN IDOL travels to Los Angeles, where some IDOL hopefuls will get a golden ticket to nearby Hollywood and others will get disappointing news. Catch this night of unforgettable auditions as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

San Antonio Auditions

Episode: 6x07 | Airdate: Feb 6, 2007

AMERICAN IDOL goes deep in the heart of Texas!

Best Of The Rest Auditions

Episode: 6x08 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2007

Tonight, AMERICAN IDOL presents the Rest of the Best - the final audition show before the contestants go to Hollywood.

Hollywood Round

Episode: 6x09 | Airdate: Feb 13, 2007

Contestants chosen from around the nation endure a grueling rehearsal schedule and pressure-packed auditions as they vie for a coveted spot among the Top 24. Who will survive and who will go home?

Top 24 Chosen

Episode: 6x10 | Airdate: Feb 14, 2007

Contestants chosen from around the nation have endured the grueling schedule and high-pressure auditions of the Hollywood Round, hoping to impress the judges and secure one of the 24 semifinalist spots. Tonight the judges make their final cuts to determine the Top 24.

Top 12 Guys Compete

Episode: 6x11 | Airdate: Feb 20, 2007

Of the 24 semifinalists chosen last week, the Top 12 boys will perform for America for the first time. Then it's up to the viewers to vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home?

Top 12 Girls Compete

Episode: 6x12 | Airdate: Feb 21, 2007

Of the 24 semifinalists chosen last week, the Top 12 girls will perform for America for the first time. Then it's up to the viewers to vote for their favorites. Who will survive and who will go home?

Top 24 Results

Episode: 6x13 | Airdate: Feb 22, 2007

The 24 semifinalists performed for America this week, and the viewers have determined their fate. Tonight, four contestants - two males and two females - will go home, leaving 20 finalists vying for the American Idol crown.

Top 10 Guys Compete

Episode: 6x14 | Airdate: Feb 27, 2007

Having survived last week's competition, the Top 10 boys perform again for America. After the show, the viewers will vote for their favorites.

Top 10 Girls Compete

Episode: 6x15 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2007

The Top 10 girls perform for America, hoping to win enough votes to stay in the competition. Who will be back to sing next week?

Top 20 Results

Episode: 6x16 | Airdate: Mar 1, 2007

The 20 remaining semifinalists performed this week and the viewers voted for their favorites. Tonight, the four contestants - two males and two females - who received the fewest votes will go home, leaving 16 semifinalists to vie for the American Idol crown.

Top 8 Guys Compete

Episode: 6x17 | Airdate: Mar 6, 2007

The remaining eight boys will perform for America and the viewers will vote for their favorites after the show. Who will sing again, and who will go home?

Top 8 Girls Compete

Episode: 6x18 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2007

AMERICAN IDOL marks its 200th episode milestone tonight as the remaining eight girls sing for America. After the show, the viewers will vote for their favorites. Who will be back next week and who will go home?

Top 16 Results

Episode: 6x19 | Airdate: Mar 8, 2007

In the most dramatic results show of the season thus far, four more semifinalists - two boys and two girls - will go home, leaving the Top 12 finalists to vie for the American Idol crown.

Top 12 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x20 | Airdate: Mar 13, 2007

Tonight the Top 12 finalists perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. In this special two-hour show, the contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Top 12 Results

Episode: 6x21 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2007

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL's Top 12 sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Tonight, the finalist who received the fewest votes will be eliminated from the race for the American Idol crown LIVE on the AMERICAN IDOL Results Show.+

Top 11 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x22 | Airdate: Mar 20, 2007

Tonight the remaining 11 finalists perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's votes and surviving another week in the competition.

Top 11 Results

Episode: 6x23 | Airdate: Mar 21, 2007

Last night, the Top 11 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will return to sing next week.

Top 10 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x24 | Airdate: Mar 27, 2007

Tonight the Top 10 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Top 10 Results

Episode: 6x25 | Airdate: Mar 28, 2007

Last night, the Top 10 Finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE who will go home and who will be among the Top 9 and sing again next week.

Top 9 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x26 | Airdate: Apr 3, 2007

Tonight the Top 9 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation after being coached by legendary vocalist Tony Bennett.

Top 9 Results

Episode: 6x27 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2007

Last night, after coaching by legendary singer Tony Bennett, the Top 9 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America's votes. Tune in tonight to enjoy a special LIVE performance by Bennett. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on the AMERICAN IDOL results show.

Top 8 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x28 | Airdate: Apr 10, 2007

Tonight on AMERICAN IDOL the Top 8 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. Platinum-selling vocalist Jennifer Lopez coaches the contestants before they perform on stage in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week.

Top 8 Results

Episode: 6x29 | Airdate: Apr 11, 2007

Last night, the Top 8 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over.

Top 7 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x30 | Airdate: Apr 17, 2007

Tonight the Top 7 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. Top female country artist Martina McBride mentors the contestants before they perform on stage in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week.

Top 7 Results

Episode: 6x31 | Airdate: Apr 18, 2007

Last night, after being mentored by award-winning country artist Martina McBride, the Top 7 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight who will sing again next week and who will go home, and enjoy a live performance by McBride on this special one-hour AMERICAN IDOL Results Show.

Idol Gives Back (1)

Episode: 6x32 | Airdate: Apr 24, 2007

Tonight AMERICAN IDOL partners with Charity Projects Entertainment Fund to raise awareness and money for young people living in extreme poverty in America and Africa. The Top 6 finalists will perform for the nation, singing songs related to compassion and hope during a "Life Anthems"-themed episode. On this special night, viewers can help change the lives of the truly needy as AMERICAN IDOL sponsors Coca-Cola and AT&T, along with additional partners, will donate money for every vote cast.

Top 6 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x34 | Airdate: May 1, 2007

Tonight the Top 5 finalists will perform rock songs LIVE for the nation, vying for the AMERICAN IDOL crown. Legendary rock band Bon Jovi mentors the contestants before they sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Top 6 Results

Episode: 6x35 | Airdate: May 2, 2007

Last night, the Top 5 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over.

Top 4 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x36 | Airdate: May 8, 2007

Tonight the Top 4 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Top 4 Results

Episode: 6x37 | Airdate: May 9, 2007

Last night, the Top 4 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over.

Top 3 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x38 | Airdate: May 15, 2007

Tonight the Top 3 finalists will perform LIVE for the nation, vying for the American Idol crown. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and the coveted opportunity to compete in next week's season finale.

Top 3 Results

Episode: 6x39 | Airdate: May 16, 2007

TV's hottest show revs up to a crescendo! Last night, the Top 3 finalists sang their hearts out in hopes of winning America over. Find out tonight LIVE which two finalists will compete in next week's exciting season finale. The contestant receiving the fewest votes will be eliminated from the competition on the AMERICAN IDOL results show.

Top 2 Finalists Perform

Episode: 6x40 | Airdate: May 22, 2007

On tonight's exciting performance show, the last of the season, the final two contestants will battle it out LIVE at the famed Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. One will be the next American Idol and one will go home. The Final 2 face the music on Part 1 of the season finale.

Winner Is Crowned

Episode: 6x41 | Airdate: May 23, 2007

The most anticipated night of the television season is here! Two finalists, one American Idol - find out tonight who America has chosen. The Top 12 reunite on the Kodak Theatre stage one last time before the newest American Idol is crowned.

Season 7

Philadelphia Auditions

Episode: 7x01 | Airdate: Jan 15, 2008

The No. 1 show on television returns for an all-new season with new contestants, new dreams and, of course, the best and worst auditions. For Season Seven, AMERICAN IDOL travels to San Diego, Dallas, Omaha, Charleston, Miami, Atlanta and Philadelphia in search of the next American Idol.

Dallas Auditions

Episode: 7x02 | Airdate: Jan 16, 2008

The seventh season continues as more contestants take the spotlight with hopes of going to Hollywood. In tonight's conclusion of the 2-night, 4-hour season premiere, the AMERICAN IDOL judges continue their search for the next singing sensation. For more of the auditions that everyone will be talking about the next day.

San Diego Auditions

Episode: 7x03 | Airdate: Jan 22, 2008

AMERICAN IDOL continues its search for the next singing superstar with an all-new hour featuring the best and worst of auditions from San Diego, CA.

Charleston Auditions

Episode: 7x04 | Airdate: Jan 23, 2008

AMERICAN IDOL continues its search for the next singing superstar with an all-new hour featuring the best and worst of auditions from Charleston, SC.

Omaha Auditions

Episode: 7x05 | Airdate: Jan 29, 2008

AMERICAN IDOL continues their quest to find the next singing superstar. Watch as thousands of hopefuls go before the judges in hopes of making it to Hollywood.

Miami Auditions

Episode: 7x06 | Airdate: Jan 30, 2008

AMERICAN IDOL continues their quest to find the next singing superstar. Watch as thousands of hopefuls go before the judges in hopes of making it to Hollywood.

Atlanta Auditions

Episode: 7x07 | Airdate: Feb 5, 2008

AMERICAN IDOL judges make one last stop in Atlanta hoping to find the next singing sensation. Watch as thousands of hopefuls try to make their dreams come true.

Season 8

Phoenix Auditions

Episode: 8x01 | Airdate: Jan 13, 2009

The most anticipated show in television returns for its eighth season with new contestants, a new judge and the best and worst of auditions. Don't miss the episode everyone will be talking about the next day as AMERICAN IDOL premieres with the first part of the 2-night, 4-hour season premiere.

Kansas City Auditions

Episode: 8x02 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2009

The auditions continue on the 2-night, 4-hour season premiere of AMERICAN IDOL, and the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

San Francisco Auditions

Episode: 8x03 | Airdate: Jan 20, 2009

The auditions continue on AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Louisville Auditions

Episode: 8x04 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2009

The auditions continue on AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Hollywood Round (1)

Episode: 8x08 | Airdate: Feb 3, 2009

Contestants chosen from around the nation endure a grueling rehearsal schedule and pressure-packed auditions as they vie for a coveted spot among the Top 36. Who will survive and who will go home?

Hollywood Round (2)

Episode: 8x09 | Airdate: Feb 4, 2009

Contestants continue to go before the judges with hopes of getting a coveted spot among the Top 36. See who has what it takes and who is sent home.

Hollywood Round (3)

Episode: 8x10 | Airdate: Feb 10, 2009

The pressure builds and tensions run high as contestants continue to vie for a coveted spot in the Top 36.

Hollywood Round (4)

Episode: 8x11 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2009

Contestants from around the country have performed tirelessly, faced the judges and endured the grueling competition during the Hollywood Round. Tonight the judges decide which hopefuls make the final cut and earn coveted spots in the Top 36.

Top 36 Finalists Group 1 Perform

Episode: 8x12 | Airdate: Feb 17, 2009

Last week, the Top 36 semi-finalists were revealed to the nation and were separated into three groups of 12. Tonight's episode features performances by the first 12 contestants, and America will vote on their favorites.

Top 36 Finalists Group 1 Results

Episode: 8x13 | Airdate: Feb 18, 2009

On tonight's live results show, the 12 semi-finalists who performed Tuesday night will return to the stage to find out their fate. America's votes will be revealed and three finalists (highest male vote-getter, highest female vote-getter and next highest vote-getter) will move on in the competition, while nine semi-finalists will go home.

Top 36 Finalists Group 2 Results

Episode: 8x15 | Airdate: Feb 26, 2009

On tonight's live results show, the 12 semi-finalists who performed Tuesday night will return to the stage to find out their fate. America's votes will be revealed and three finalists (highest male vote-getter, highest female vote-getter and next highest vote-getter) will move on in the competition, while nine semi-finalists will go home.

Wild Card Results

Episode: 8x18 | Airdate: Mar 5, 2009

This special "Wild Card" episode will feature the judges' favorite remaining contestants battling it out live for a coveted spot in the next phase of the competition.

Top 13 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x19 | Airdate: Mar 10, 2009

The Top 13 finalists take the AMERICAN IDOL stage to perform LIVE for the nation. The finalists will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

2 of 13 Voted Off

Episode: 8x20 | Airdate: Mar 11, 2009

The Top 13 finalists find out who is safe and who will be sent home. Tune in to see Kelly Clarkson perform her smash single "My Life Would Suck Without You" and watch Kanye West entertain the audience with his hit "Heartless".

Top 11 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x21 | Airdate: Mar 17, 2009

The Top 11 finalists take the AMERICAN IDOL stage for the first time to perform LIVE for the nation. The finalists will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition. Tune in to see who impresses the judges and who buckles under the pressure when "11 Finalists Compete".

1 of 11 Voted Off

Episode: 8x22 | Airdate: Mar 18, 2009

The Top 11 contestants find out who is safe and who will be sent home during the "1 of 11 Voted Off" results show.

Top 10 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x23 | Airdate: Mar 25, 2009

The AMERICAN IDOL finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

1 of 10 Voted Off

Episode: 8x24 | Airdate: Mar 26, 2009

The contestants find out who is safe and who will be sent home on the AMERICAN IDOL

Top 9 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x25 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2009

The AMERICAN IDOL finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

1 of 9 Voted Off

Episode: 8x26 | Airdate: Apr 1, 2009

The contestants find out who is safe and who will be sent home on the AMERICAN IDOL Results Show.

Top 8 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x27 | Airdate: Apr 7, 2009

The AMERICAN IDOL finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

1 of 8 Voted Off

Episode: 8x28 | Airdate: Apr 8, 2009

The finalists find out who received the lowest number of votes.

Top 7 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x29 | Airdate: Apr 14, 2009

The AMERICAN IDOL finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

1 of 7 Voted Off

Episode: 8x30 | Airdate: Apr 15, 2009

The finalists find out who is safe and who could be sent home.

2 of 7 Voted Off

Episode: 8x32 | Airdate: Apr 22, 2009

The Top 7 find out who is safe and which two finalists will go home.

Top 5 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x33 | Airdate: Apr 28, 2009

The AMERICAN IDOL finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Top 5 Results

Episode: 8x34 | Airdate: Apr 29, 2009

The finalists find out who is safe and who will be sent home.

Top 4 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x35 | Airdate: May 5, 2009

The AMERICAN IDOL finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

1 of 4 Voted Off

Episode: 8x36 | Airdate: May 6, 2009

The finalists find out who is safe and who will be sent home.

Top 3 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x37 | Airdate: May 12, 2009

The AMERICAN IDOL Top 3 take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation. The contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition. L).

1 of 3 Voted Off

Episode: 8x38 | Airdate: May 13, 2009

The finalists find out who is safe and who will be sent home.

Top 2 Finalists Perform

Episode: 8x39 | Airdate: May 19, 2009

On tonight's exciting performance show, the last of the season, the two finalists battle it out LIVE to be crowned the next American Idol. The Top 2 face the music at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on the first part of the AMERICAN IDOL season finale.

Winner Revealed

Episode: 8x40 | Airdate: May 20, 2009

The most anticipated night of the television season is here! The competition is down to two finalists, but there can be only one winner. Find out tonight who America has chosen! The Top 13 reunite on stage at the NOKIA Theatre LA LIVE one last time before the newest American Idol is crowned.

Season 9

Boston Auditions

Episode: 9x01 | Airdate: Jan 12, 2010

The most-anticipated show in television returns for its ninth season with all-new contestants, a new judge and the best and worst of auditions. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, television's No. 1 series promises to deliver the most unforgettable season yet as Ellen DeGeneres joins the judging panel to sit alongside Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi. This season, AMERICAN IDOL travels across the country to Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles and Orlando, where the good, the bad and the outrageous audition for their shot at stardom.

Atlanta Auditions

Episode: 9x02 | Airdate: Jan 13, 2010

The auditions continue from Atlanta on the second part of two-night season premiere of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Chicago Auditions

Episode: 9x03 | Airdate: Jan 19, 2010

The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the "Windy City."

Orlando Auditions

Episode: 9x04 | Airdate: Jan 20, 2010

The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the Sunshine State.

Los Angeles Auditions

Episode: 9x05 | Airdate: Jan 26, 2010

The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the Golden State with guest judges Avril Lavigne and Katy Perry.

Dallas Auditions

Episode: 9x06 | Airdate: Jan 27, 2010

The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the Lone Star State with guest judges Neil Patrick Harris and Joe Jonas.

Denver Auditions

Episode: 9x07 | Airdate: Feb 2, 2010

The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the "Mile High City" with returning guest judge Victoria Beckham.

The Road To Hollywood

Episode: 9x08 | Airdate: Feb 3, 2010

It is the last evening of the Season Nine auditions. Join Simon, Kara and Randy as they continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Top 12 Girls Perform

Episode: 9x13 | Airdate: Feb 23, 2010

The Top 12 female semifinalists take the AMERICAN IDOL stage for the first time to perform LIVE for the judges and for the nation. On this season's first night of voting, the contestants will sing their hearts out in hopes of winning America's vote and surviving another week in the competition.

Top 12 Guys Perform

Episode: 9x14 | Airdate: Feb 24, 2010

The Top 12 male semifinalists sing their hearts out LIVE for America and the AMERICAN IDOL judges. After the performances, it is up to America to vote.

Top 24 Results

Episode: 9x15 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2010

During the first LIVE results show of the season, four semifinalists - two girls and two boys - will be eliminated from the competition and sent home. Tune in to see if your favorites made the cut when the first four contestants are sent home after America's vote is revealed.

Top 10 Guys Perform

Episode: 9x16 | Airdate: Mar 2, 2010

The 10 female semifinalists perform LIVE for America's vote. Tune in to see who sizzles and who fizzles in the "Top 10 Girls Compete" episode of AMERICAN IDOL.

Top 10 Girls Perform

Episode: 9x17 | Airdate: Mar 3, 2010

The 10 male semifinalists perform LIVE for America's vote.

Top 20 Results

Episode: 9x18 | Airdate: Mar 4, 2010

Four more semifinalists - two girls and two boys - will be eliminated from the competition and sent home tonight after America's vote is revealed.

Top 8 Girls Perform

Episode: 9x19 | Airdate: Mar 9, 2010

The eight female semifinalists perform LIVE for America and the AMERICAN IDOL judges. After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 8 Guys Perform

Episode: 9x20 | Airdate: Mar 10, 2010

The eight male semifinalists perform LIVE for America and the AMERICAN IDOL judges. After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 12 Finalists Perform

Episode: 9x22 | Airdate: Mar 16, 2010

The Top 12 finalists - six boys and six girls - take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 11 Finalists Perform

Episode: 9x24 | Airdate: Mar 23, 2010

The Top 11 finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 10 Perform

Episode: 9x26 | Airdate: Mar 30, 2010

The Top 10 finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 9 Perform

Episode: 9x28 | Airdate: Apr 6, 2010

The nine remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

2 of 9 Voted Off

Episode: 9x31 | Airdate: Apr 14, 2010

The nine remaining finalists find out who is safe and who will be sent home during the "2 of 9 Voted Off" episode of AMERICAN IDOL.

Top 7 Perform

Episode: 9x32 | Airdate: Apr 20, 2010

The seven remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 6 Perform

Episode: 9x34 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2010

The Top 6 Finalists perform as they continue on their journey to try and become the next AMERICAN IDOL!

1 of 6 Voted Off

Episode: 9x35 | Airdate: Apr 28, 2010

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL's Top 6 Finalists performed their hardest in hopes of advancing to get one step closer to becoming the next AMERICAN IDOL.

Top 5 Perform

Episode: 9x36 | Airdate: May 4, 2010

The five remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 4 Perform

Episode: 9x38 | Airdate: May 11, 2010

The four remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 3 Perform

Episode: 9x40 | Airdate: May 18, 2010

The three remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote.

Top 2 Perform

Episode: 9x42 | Airdate: May 25, 2010

The final two contestants take the stage to battle it out on the last performance show of the season at the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. One will be the next American Idol, and one will be sent home.

Season 10

Auditions (2) - New Orleans

Episode: 10x02 | Airdate: Jan 20, 2011

The auditions continue on the second part of two-night season premiere of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Auditions (3) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Episode: 10x03 | Airdate: Jan 26, 2011

The auditions continue on the new season of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Auditions (4) - Nashville, Tennessee

Episode: 10x04 | Airdate: Jan 27, 2011

The auditions continue on the new season of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Auditions (5) - Austin, Texas

Episode: 10x05 | Airdate: Feb 2, 2011

The auditions continue on the new season of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Auditions (6) - Los Angeles

Episode: 10x06 | Airdate: Feb 3, 2011

The auditions continue on the new season of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Auditions (7) - San Francisco, California

Episode: 10x07 | Airdate: Feb 9, 2011

The auditions continue on the new season of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Hollywood Round (1)

Episode: 10x08 | Airdate: Feb 10, 2011

The auditions continue on the new season of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.

Las Vegas Round

Episode: 10x11 | Airdate: Feb 23, 2011

The Hollywood Round continues as Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler continue to narrow down the contestants even further.

Top 24 Chosen

Episode: 10x12 | Airdate: Feb 24, 2011

The auditions conclude when judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler reveal - in an exciting new twist - 20 semifinalists: 10 guys and 10 girls.

Top 12 Boys Perform

Episode: 10x13 | Airdate: Mar 1, 2011

The Top 10 male semifinalists take the AMERICAN IDOL stage for the first time to perform for the judges and for the nation. On this season's first night of voting, America votes to pick the Top 5 Guys.

Top 12 Girls Perform

Episode: 10x14 | Airdate: Mar 2, 2011

The Top 10 female semifinalists sing their hearts out for America and the AMERICAN IDOL judges. After the performances, America votes to pick the Top 5 Girls.

Finalists Compete

Episode: 10x16 | Airdate: Mar 9, 2011

The AMERICAN IDOL finalists perform LIVE for the first time hoping to impress the judges and the nation. After the performances, it is up to America to vote.

1 Voted Off

Episode: 10x17 | Airdate: Mar 10, 2011

It's that time of the week where one finalist will be eliminated from the competition.

6 Finalists Compete

Episode: 10x30 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2011

The Top 6 finalists perform LIVE hoping to impress the judges and the nation. After the performances, it is up to America to vote.

Specials

Top 11 Finalists Repeat Special

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Mar 23, 2005

AMERICAN IDOL's Top 11 finalists return for a special live episode to allow for voting to take place again. (A graphics glitch in Tuesday's show may have caused confusion in the voting process.) The 11 contestants' performances will be repeated during this LIVE hour. Voting will take place for two hours following the end of the telecast in each time zone. Only these voting results, not Tuesday's, will determine who will survive another week in the competition and who will go home.

American Idol Presents The World's Worst Auditions

Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: May 19, 2005

FOX unveils an original, all-new special featuring highlights and low-lights of the global phenomenon that is AMERICAN IDOL. The producers have traveled far and wide to bring you some of the funniest, most outrageous and just plain awful IDOL auditions from around the world.

Idol Gives Back

Episode: S06 Special | Airdate: Apr 25, 2007

Last night, AMERICAN IDOL and the Charity Projects Entertainment Fund made history when the Top 6 finalists sang their hearts out and viewers helped change the lives of the less fortunate here and in Africa when each of their millions of votes netted a charitable donation. Find out tonight LIVE, during this star-studded evening, who will sing again next week and who will go home.

American Dream

Episode: S15 Special | Airdate: Apr 5, 2016

After 15 seasons of superstars, AMERICAN IDOL has become a cultural phenomenon. As the show wraps up the farewell season and prepares to crown the final IDOL, don't miss this 90-minute retrospective featuring host Ryan Seacrest, current and former judges, contestants and the behind-the-scenes team sharing their IDOL memories.

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