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Using electronic keypads at their seats, the audience voted for their favorite singer, who would return for the final show of the day.
The last show of each operating day featured the winners of that day's preliminary shows.
As with the auditions for the television show, initial auditions are a cappella.
This year's installment of "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve With Ryan Seacrest" will kick off on Dec. Now that the headlining performers have likewise been announced, it's finally time to start up the hype train in earnest.
"American Idol" will return to ABC on March 11 with a special two-hour premiere special at 8 p.m. The announcement was confirmed a short while later via social media by Katy Perry, who will be joining the relaunched show's first season as part of the judging panel, alongside Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.
Auditions for prospective contestants have been taking place around the country over the past three months, with stops in 23 cities.
The VMA stage at the historic Forum in Los Angeles will be graced by several GRAMMY winners this year, including Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd and Lorde.
Additional performers announced include GRAMMY nominees Perry and Miley Cyrus, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Fifth Harmony, and Shawn Mendes.
American Idol season six winner Jordin Sparks unveiled its official name and projected opening date during the American Idol season seven finale on May 21, 2008.