Monday, June 21, 2010

American Idol Season 10 Announces Audition Dates; Eligibility Age Drops to 15

Excited about the next season of American Idol? Wait no more, 'coz the first wave of audition dates have been announced. So for those who wanted themselves seen, attacked and praised by the judges on worldwide television, here's your chance to make your dreams come true.

The announced dates and cities are as follows:

Nashville - July 17, Bridgestone Arena
Milwaukee - July 21, Bradley Center
New Orleans - July 26, TBA
East Rutherford, N.J. - August 3, IZOD Center
Austin - August 11, Frank Erwin Center
San Francisco - August 19, AT&T Park

But wait, there's more. American Idol lowers its age eligibility to 15. According to USA Today:

American Idol will lower its eligibility age for Season 10, reports USA TODAY�s Bill Keveney, allowing 15-year-olds to audition for the first time. "A lot of young, talented people are now seeking careers and representation before they turn 16," executive producer Cecile Frot-Coutaz. says. "Lowering the age limit allows us to tap into this talent pool." The show previously had a 16-to-28 age limit.

Let me say, Welcome to the Justin Bieber generation!

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