Ryan Seacrest and Judges Returning For American Idol XIV

Ryan Seacrest and Judges Returning For American Idol XIV

When one season of American Idol ends, there isn’t much time before you have to – one, remind yourself who just won and second, start getting ready for the next season. While season 13’s winner Caleb Johnson prepares to release his self-titled debut album, fans of the show have been on the edges of their seats, wondering if host Ryan Seacrest was going to call it quits. Well he didn’t and signed on through 2015. The rest of them followed suite at least for the next installment, bringing back judges, Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, JR.

Beside shortening Idol from 50 hours to 37 hours, it will also be adding a new reward within the program called the, True Believer Initiative. Basically it works this way, say you have a friend that you know sings like mad. You go to them and say, “You should audition for American Idol”. After some strong persuasion and the look of confidence in your eyes, they decide to enter. Weeks and weeks later they make it through and win – they can then name you as their “true believer” and you’ll get a $50,0000 reward. Nice, huh?

American Idol Judges Return

I think most of us knew the judges would return and they did do a pretty good job last season working together. David Hill, Senior Executive Vice President, 21st Century Fox said himself, “Jennifer, Keith, Harry and Ryan are the very best in the business at what they do, and I’m thrilled that they are returning to AMERICAN IDOL for another season. Each brings unique qualities and expertise to the team, but they all share the same passion for helping undiscovered singers achieve the American dream”.

AMERICAN IDOL XIV auditions continue in Uniondale, NY; (Wednesday, July 23); Nashville, TN; (Wednesday, July 30); and San Francisco, CA; (Monday, Sept. 29). Additionally, the AMERICAN IDOL XIV team revs up its bi-coastal bus tour. Kicking off on Wednesday, July 9 both in Portland, ME, and Portland, OR. The new season kicks of on Fox, January 2015

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