American Idol 12 Spoilers – The Hollywood Rounds Begin Today! *UPDATED*

UPDATE: It’s been confirmed! The boys and girls arrive on different days.  Boys arrived today, the girls on Thursday!  Boys total about 109, give or take a few…

The first set of hopefuls arrive in Los Angeles today for the Hollywood Rounds! As I mentioned previously, the hopefuls are arriving in two sets–the first group on Monday and the second on Thursday.

Speculation is swirling that the Hollywood hopefuls will be divided into boys and girls and will initially audition separately, before coming together when the group of 300ish is whittled down.

Hollywood Week will take place this year at the Valley Performance Arts Center in North Ridge, CA. There is a contestant meet and greet tonight at around 6 pm PST.  The first round begins tomorrow morning.

Stay tuned for more updates!

  • fantoo1

    Excited to hear spoilers, standouts, etc.

  • MalwareDie

    So it looks like WGWG Season 6 is almost underway. What a joy it shall be to watch this show.

  • http://twitter.com/Miztig Miz

    Northridge is one word :)

  • Larc

    So they moved Hollywood to Northridge this year?  That’s even a little farther than Pasadena.  At least this means the leaks will be starting soon.

  • blackberryharvest

    Solution: Don’t watch. :)

    I have to say though, it would be funny if a non-WGWG wins this year and all those people who “aren’t watching” due to WGWG winning waste their time for no reason.

    Also, I love how Scotty was suddenly considered a WGWG when he won(Even though he is nothing like the others).

  • blackberryharvest

    I wonder what they will do differently this year by separating the boys and the girls.

  • samuelgrant

    uhm, considering WGWG stands for “White Guy With Guitar”, he is EXACTLY like the others.

  • blackberryharvest

    So does that mean George Strait and Dave Matthews are the same?

  • MalwareDie

    I’m assuming that this was implemented so that Warwick couldn’t give 70% of the screentime to guys like he usually does. Something needed to be done to control the buffoon.

  • jpfan2

    Normally I’d be pissed about another male winning Idol but the past two are doing quite well so maybe another male winning won’t be a tragedy after all.

    Even when the non winning females get signed and promoted by 19 they don’t seem to be as successful lately as the guys.

  • blackberryharvest

    You mean, there are only WGWG contestants? Where have I been :)

  • http://twitter.com/KariannHart Kariann Hart

    I can’t wait until we get names and faces.

  • bannanafish

    Well this will give the guys a three day advantage over the girls in the groups round (if they do it like in years past) Even though in the past they made them choose at least 1 person from the 2nd group, that extra day to form friendships and rehearse was a huge bonus.