American Idol 11 January 18, 2012 Charleston / Savannah Auditions 1/18/12

The award-winning reality show American Idol premieres tonight, January 18, 2012. Already in season 11, the show will have a three-night premiere which begins tonight, with part 2 airing Thursday and a special broadcast on Sunday. Mark your calendar now so you won’t miss the special episode which airs at 10pm ET. Going back, tonight’s episode is the Charleston/Savannah auditions. Are you excited to watch the season premiere of American Idol 2012?

Tonight is a two-hour premiere, airing from 8pm to 10pm ET/PT. Get to see those who auditioned in Charleston, South Carolina with callbacks in Savannah, Georgia. The actual audition took place on July 22, 2011, held in North Charleston Coliseum. Callback was held in Hyatt Regency.

Host Ryan Seacrest and judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson will filter down the list of applicants. There will be veterans in joining, meaning, they have auditioned before but didn’t pass. Will luck be on their side this time? Find out who will make it through the next round and find out who won’t. There will always be the good, the bad and the outrageous auditions. Who will belong to the outrageous? Will there be a lot more nos?

By the way, there will be a performance challenge after Hollywood week and another which is described as a “one voice, one instrument” round.

Anyway, get ready to see the hopefuls as they audition in Charleston and Savannah tonight. Who will make it to Hollywood and who won’t?

We’ll try to update this post for the list of names who passed. We’ll also try to post the worst and best auditions for this episode. Stay tuned for American Idol January 18, 2012 premiere.


The audition begins! Here are the some of those who made it to Hollywood:

David Leathers Jr. – 17 years old

Gabby Carrubba – 16 years old

Brianna Faulk

Molly Hunt

Elise Testone

Shannon Mcgrane – 15 years old

Stephanie Renae

Colton and Schyler Dixon

WT Thompson – 25 years old

Phillip Phillips

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