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Future 'Idol' Contestants To Make Music Videos

Future 'Idol' Contestants To Make Music Videos

Changes are on the way for American Idol‘s 10th season – and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe is sharing all of the details!

Here’s what to expect, via TV Guide:

  • Contestants will make music videos, promote themselves and work with a band and dancers for a showstopping performance similar to what you’d see at an awards show.
  • There will not be a Top 24 round this year – rounds will start at the top 12!
  • Theme weeks will center around decades instead of particular artists – contestants will enlist in the help of Interscope chairman Jimmy Iovine as their in-house mentor.
  • Idol will be back on FOX beginning Wednesday, January 12!

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    7 Comments

    # 1
    anonymous @ 11/18/2010 at 2:18 pm

    I cant stand AI and DTWS ! My two best friends fight so much because of these shows. So bad that they cuss each other out and not talk to each other till the next episode.

    # 2
    AMENSISTER @ 11/18/2010 at 2:37 pm

    sounds like someone is ripping the XFACTOR before it even begun

    # 3

    @ AMENSISTER that’s exactly what I came in here to say. Could they be any more obvious?

    # 4

    Not sure about this plan at all………….bad singing is bad enough – they are getting way past their knees in alligators here….

    # 5

    woo hoo! american idol is going to suck. :I

    so sad. i used to love this show so much back in the day.

    # 6

    it sounds like americas next top model and their cover girl commercials LOL

    # 7

    I think it is a keen idea and addition to the show. Without Simon, they must “recreate” American Idol for it’s 10th season and bring something new and different to the table…since music videos are a dying part of the industry also, I feel it’s a cool idea to put that concept back into light. Kudos.

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