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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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    • anonymous

      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.


      sounds like someone is ripping the XFACTOR before it even begun

    • London

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

    • DG

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

    • sanaz

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

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

    • john

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

    • Deidre

      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.