American Idol Now Accepting Online Auditions
Another American Idol shakeup!
To celebrate its 10th season, the show is teaming up with MySpace to let aspiring singers to audition online for the very first time.
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.
On Tuesday, a source confirmed to UsMagazine.com 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.