"American Idol": Judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. (ABC photo by Craig Sjodin)
Thu, Mar 29th 2018 01:50 pm
"American Idol" hopefuls head to Exchange LA in downtown Los Angeles for the showcase round, where contestants perform solos in front of a live crowd and the judges. Following the performances, the judges sit down with each contestant for the final judgment and reveal which finalists made it through to the Top 24, as the search for America's next superstar continues on its new home on the ABC Television Network, Monday, April 2 (8-10 p.m. EDT), streaming and on demand.
Helping to determine whom America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry forces and superstar judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest returns as host of the series.
The official "American Idol
" app is available on iOS
devices. Using the app, fans can play along with the show in real time, guessing which contestants will go to the next round, "IDOLize" their selfies with "American Idol" filters and stickers, answer trivia questions and track what's trending with judges, contestants and fans. Later this season, fans can vote for their favorite contestants on the app, as well as on AmericanIdol.com/vote
or via text.