American Idol Now Accepting Online Auditions

Entertainment Sep. 15, 2010 AT 5:26PM
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Another American Idol shakeup!

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To celebrate its 10th season, the show is teaming up with MySpace to let aspiring singers to audition online for the very first time.

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In a press release Wednesday, Idol announced that submission videos can now be uploaded to the site through October 6. The entries must be sung a capella and chosen from an approved list of songs. Similar to the original audition process, a handful of contestants will then advance to the callbacks round in L.A.


This isn't the only change the show is incorporating into its new season.

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On Tuesday, a source confirmed to that Jennifer Lopez will serve as a judge on the FOX program, joining Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and longtime Idol judge Randy Jackson. The singer, 41, will reportedly receive a hefty $12 million paycheck.

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