Time to prime up your singing voice because someone from Central Florida could be the next American Idol!
In May, ABC announced that they would be reviving the longtime singing competition and the nation-wide search for the next superstar kicks off on Thursday, August 17th, right here in Orlando. On that day, Central Florida hopefuls will have a chance to sing for the American Idol producers and see if they have what it takes to move on to the next round.
With Ryan Seacrest coming back as the host and Katy Perry sitting on the judging panel, American Idol is giving fans plenty to be excited about. The show launched the careers of top selling artists like Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, and Adam Lambert.
If you think you have what it takes to become the next household name, read on for more information about the Orlando American Idol auditions.
The American Idol eligibility requirements state that anyone auditioning should be 15-28 years old by June 11, 2017 (which means you must be born on or between June 12, 1988 and June 11, 2002). If you were born before or after this window, you are not eligible to participate this season.
American Idol also states that those auditioning should not have an active management contract and they must be a US citizen. For a full list of the eligibility requirements, click…