After six weeks of inspirational success tales, crushing private defeats and a subplot about an unique dancer singing her method out of the clerb, American Idol has lastly wrapped one other season of auditions.
And there’s been no scarcity of expertise within the present’s twenty first season, with the judges — Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie — placing gold in Las Vegas, New Orleans and Nashville.
When you would possibly say it’s too early to begin taking part in favorites, that isn’t stopping us from singling out a few of our favourite contestants forward of Hollywood Week, which airs as a two-part occasion starting this Sunday (ABC, 8/7c).
Is it attainable that a number of, even many, of those contestants will attain the tip of their journeys within the coming days? Sure, as a result of Hollywood Week has at all times been an unpredictable beast.
However as you return and revisit these sturdy auditions, simply know that considered one of them very properly may find yourself turning into the subsequent American Idol. It’s anybody’s sport!
Learn on to see which 20 Idol hopefuls we’re keeping track of because the competitors continues (in alphabetical order), then drop a remark with your individual ideas beneath: Do you’ve got any early favorites? And which singer(s) would you add to our checklist?