ABC’s “American Idol” has finished casting episodes for Season 20 and has transitioned to Hollywood Week for the March 28, 2022 episode.
during the episode, according to the descriptionHis former contestants “oversee the contestants, including Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Lauren Alaina, Ruben Studdard, Chayce Beckham, Lee DeWyze and Haley Reinhart. Fan favorites from the auditions will then take the stage for the Genre Challenge to sing their hearts out and impress judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie in hopes of making it through to the next round.”
SPOILER WARNING: The following are spoilers for Hollywood Week’s Season 20 genre challenge American Idol.
‘American Idol’ Hollywood Week Live Recap
The show started with Katy Perry talking about how all kinds of people go to Hollywood Week with American Idol, people from all walks of life. Then Lionel Richie talked about the pressure these artists feel when they attend Hollywood Week.
The Genre Challenge was the first of the week. The candidates chose between indie rock, R&B, pop, soul and country. Within these genres, the participants competed against each other.
The contestants who received the platinum tickets at their audition were able to skip the genre challenge. These contestants were Huntergirl, Jay and Kenedi Anderson.
Country Genre: Supervised by Lauren Alaina
Lauren Alaina is an American Idol alumnus who mentored Hollywood Week’s contestants who chose to sing in the country genre.
The first appearance came from Mike Parker. He told the judges that his mother was recently diagnosed with leukemia and that he dedicates his time on American Idol to her. He performed Cam’s “Burning House” and received a standing ovation from the judges.
This post will be updated once the episode airs.
“American Idol” airs Sundays and Mondays at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time on ABC.
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