Check out the latest “twist” for American Idol 14:
THE VOTING STARTS NOW WITH “AMERICA’S CHOICE” ON “AMERICAN IDOL XIV”
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, FANS CAN VOTE AT AMERICANIDOL.COM TO SEND ONE LUCKY SINGER THROUGH TO THE HOLLYWOOD ROUND
This year, for the first time ever, AMERICAN IDOL XIV is letting fans choose one hopeful who will receive a coveted ticket to Hollywood via an online vote. IDOL has once again combed the country to discover the best breakout talent, but America can choose among four new contenders who have been added to the mix and given an opportunity to advance to Hollywood Week.
Check out the audition videos and vote now at americanidol.com/poll. You can also vote for your favorite contestants using the hashtags found on americanidol.com/poll on Facebook or Twitter. See the four hopefuls sing their hearts out and tell America about themselves for a chance to claim the “America’s Choice” Ticket to Hollywood.
The videos will remain open for votes until 11:59 PM PT on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Additional information and how to vote can be found by visiting americanidol.com/poll.
Maybe it’s just me, but I could not get the videos to play. The names of the hopefuls are Emily Claire Schlesinger from Dallas TX, Kay Leon from Brooklyn, NY, Raven Symone Basden from Miramar, FL and Tyler Clark from Ephraim, Utah.
I’m assuming these videos came from hopefuls who applied online? The press release from FOX, above, doesn’t specify. As we spoiled recently, the Hollywood Round will begin in Los Angeles on October 25.
American Idol has posted the Video to You Tube:
Kay Leon – Does Kay Leon have what it takes to go to Hollywood? You be the judge! Watch as she sings a soulful rendition of Beyonce’s “If I Were a Boy.”
Raven Symone Basden sings Amy Winehouse’s “Rehab”
Emily Claire Shlesinger sings Disclosure’s hit song “Latch.”
Tyler Clark sings “Impossible” by Shontelle