American Idol (Season 21) | Wiki, Cast, and Trivia

American Idol (Season 21) | Wiki, Cast, and Trivia

American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by Fremantle North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by Fremantle North America.

The twenty-first season of the reality show singing competition American Idol premiered on February 19, 2023, on the ABC television network. It is the sixth season to air on ABC since the series revival. Ryan Seacrest returned as host, and Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie returned as judges. {Official Instagram} {Wikipedia}

You can also watch the premiere, Sunday at 8/7c on ABC & Stream on Hulu.


From the previous two seasons, the Idol Across America virtual tryouts program returned. The remote auditions, as well as a handful of open-call auditions, took held from August 3 to September 14, 2022, and the producers chose the participants who will next audition in front of the judges.

The “platinum ticket” returned from last season. During the audition round, a total of three platinum tickets are awarded, giving the recipients the opportunity to advance directly to the second round of Hollywood Week and pick their partners for that week’s Duet Challenge, before the remaining contestants are paired. The first recipient was Tyson Venegas.

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