Season 9 Episode Guide

  • American Idol: Boston Auditions
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    Season 9, Episode 1  |  January 12th, 2010 Boston Auditions

    The most-anticipated show in television returns for its ninth season with all-new contestants, a new judge and the best and worst of auditions. AMERICAN IDOL kicks off by traveling to Boston with the help... more

  • American Idol: Atlanta Auditions
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    Season 9, Episode 2  |  January 13th, 2010 Atlanta Auditions

    The auditions continue in Atlanta with guest judge, Mary J. Blige on the second part of two-night season premiere of AMERICAN IDOL as the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar.... more

  • American Idol: Chicago Auditions
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    Season 9, Episode 3  |  January 19th, 2010 Chicago Auditions

    The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the "Windy City." Don't miss the auditions everyone will be talking about the next day. more

  • American Idol: Orlando Auditions
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    Season 9, Episode 4  |  January 20th, 2010 Orlando Auditions

    The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the Sunshine State. Don't miss the auditions everyone will be talking about the next day. more

  • American Idol: Los Angeles Auditions
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    Season 9, Episode 5  |  January 26th, 2010 Los Angeles Auditions

    The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the Golden State with guest judges Avril Lavigne and Katy Perry. Don't miss the auditions that everyone will be talking about the next... more

  • American Idol: Dallas Auditions
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    Season 9, Episode 6  |  January 27th, 2010 Dallas Auditions

    The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the Lone Star State with guest judges Neil Patrick Harris and Joe Jonas. Don't miss the auditions that everyone will be talking about... more

  • American Idol: Denver Auditions
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    Season 9, Episode 7  |  February 2nd, 2010 Denver Auditions

    The judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar in the "Mile High City" with returning guest judge Victoria Beckham. Don't miss the auditions that everyone will be talking about the... more

  • American Idol: Best of the Rest
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    Season 9, Episode 8  |  February 3rd, 2010 Best of the Rest

    It is the last of the Season Nine auditions. Join Simon, Kara and Randy as they continue their quest to find the next singing superstar. Don't miss the auditions everyone will be talking about the next... more

  • American Idol: Hollywood Round (1)
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    Season 9, Episode 9  |  February 9th, 2010 Hollywood Round (1)

    American Idol's newest judge, Ellen DeGeneres, joins Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi and Randy Jackson in Hollywood to begin winnowing down the contestants. The golden ticket contenders chosen from around... more

  • American Idol: Hollywood Round (2)
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    Season 9, Episode 10  |  February 10th, 2010 Hollywood Round (2)

    The pressure mounts as the Hollywood Round contestants must perform once again for Simon, Ellen, Kara and Randy in hopes of securing a spot in the Top 24. See who makes it through to another day when round... more

  • American Idol: Hollywood Round (3)
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    Season 9, Episode 11  |  February 16th, 2010 Hollywood Round (3)
  • American Idol: Hollywood Round (4)
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    Season 9, Episode 12  |  February 17th, 2010 Hollywood Round (4)
  • American Idol: Top 12 Female Semifinalists Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 13  |  February 23rd, 2010 Top 12 Female Semifinalists Perform

    The Top 12 girls were the lucky ones kicking off the first live show of the season. You can physically see them shaking in their boots, or platform Mary Janes in the case of Siobhan Magnus. Hey, did you... more

  • American Idol: Top 12 Male Semifinalists Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 14  |  February 24th, 2010 Top 12 Male Semifinalists Perform

    The Top 12 Guys live show began as Ryan said, "Simon, stop talking." Remember when the days when "THIS...is American Idol!" was used to kick off a show? Simon said, "If you lose it tonight or you forget... more

  • American Idol: Top 24 Results Show
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    Season 9, Episode 15  |  February 25th, 2010 Top 24 Results Show

    Over 24 million votes were cast for the contestants, but two guys and two girls would be going home. In addition, Allison Iraheta and Kris Allen were at the show to perform. Bring it on…the performances,... more

  • American Idol: Top 10 Female Semifinalists Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 16  |  March 2nd, 2010 Top 10 Female Semifinalists Perform

    After a last minute switcheroo, the girls had an extra day to ready themselves for a big night of performances. Who would move on to the Top 16? more

  • American Idol: Top 10 Male Semifinalists Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 17  |  March 3rd, 2010 Top 10 Male Semifinalists Perform

    Early in the day, the Top 10 guys found out they would be performing that day instead of the girls since Crystal Bowersox was in the hospital. The guys were game and performed live one day earlier than... more

  • American Idol: Top 20 Results Show
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    Season 9, Episode 18  |  March 4th, 2010 Top 20 Results Show

    The Top 20 took the stage with an energetic performance of the Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling." Ironically they were singing "I gotta feeling that tonight's gonna be a good night," but the night ended... more

  • American Idol: Top 8 Female Semifinalists Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 19  |  March 9th, 2010 Top 8 Female Semifinalists Perform

    It was do or die time (well, not quite as drastic as death) for the Top 8 girls performing for a spot in the finals. Ellen DeGeneres was sitting on Simon's lap and kissing his cheek. Now THIS...is American... more

  • American Idol: Top 8 Male Semifinalists Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 20  |  March 10th, 2010 Top 8 Male Semifinalists Perform

    You could tell it was going to be a serious night when Ryan Seacrest introduced the Top 8 guys like a drill sergeant. Alex Lambert and Aaron Kelly could barely contain their laughter as Ryan eyed them... more

  • American Idol: Top 16 Results Show
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    Season 9, Episode 21  |  March 11th, 2010 Top 16 Results Show

    Twelve finalist stools awaited the contestants, which meant that four of the Top 16 would be leaving within the hour. To lighten the mood, Ryan flashed a picture of Randy's head on Bikini Boy's body. That's... more

  • American Idol: Top 12 Finalists Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 22  |  March 16th, 2010 Top 12 Finalists Perform
  • American Idol: Top 12 Results Show
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    Season 9, Episode 23  |  March 17th, 2010 Top 12 Results Show
  • American Idol: Top 11 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 24  |  March 23rd, 2010 Top 11 Perform
  • American Idol: 1 of 11 Voted Off
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    Season 9, Episode 25  |  March 24th, 2010 1 of 11 Voted Off
  • American Idol: Top 10 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 26  |  March 30th, 2010 Top 10 Perform
  • American Idol: 1 of 10 Voted Off
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    Season 9, Episode 27  |  March 31st, 2010 1 of 10 Voted Off
  • American Idol: Top 9 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 28  |  April 6th, 2010 Top 9 Perform
  • American Idol: 1 of 9 Voted Off
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    Season 9, Episode 29  |  April 7th, 2010 1 of 9 Voted Off
  • American Idol: Top 9 Perform Again
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    Season 9, Episode 30  |  April 13th, 2010 Top 9 Perform Again

    On Tuesday, the eight remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote. more

  • American Idol: 2 of 9 Voted Off
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    Season 9, Episode 31  |  April 14th, 2010 2 of 9 Voted Off
  • American Idol: Top 7 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 32  |  April 20th, 2010 Top 7 Perform

    On Tuesday, the seven remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote. Tune in to see who sizzles and who fizzles more

  • American Idol: One of 7 Voted Off; Idol Gives Back
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    Season 9, Episode 33  |  April 21st, 2010 One of 7 Voted Off; Idol Gives Back

    On Wednesday, AMERICAN IDOL once again hosts IDOL GIVES BACK, a music celebration raising awareness and benefiting various U.S. and international charities that will feature performances and appearances... more

  • American Idol: Top 6 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 34  |  April 27th, 2010 Top 6 Perform

    On Tuesday, the Top 6 finalists perform as they continue on their journey to try and become the next AMERICAN IDOL! Be sure to watch and see who impresses Simon, Kara, Randy and Ellen. more

  • American Idol: 1 of 6 Voted Off
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    Season 9, Episode 35  |  April 28th, 2010 1 of 6 Voted Off

    What do a paint salesman, a high school student, a glass blower, a mother, a father, and a construction worker have in common? They're all still in the running to become the next American Idol. Their lives... more

  • American Idol: Top 5 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 36  |  May 4th, 2010 Top 5 Perform

    On Tuesday, the five remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! Harry Connick Jr. will appear as a guest mentor the Top 5 finalists on a Frank Sinatra themed performance show. Connick... more

  • American Idol: 1 of 5 Voted Off
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    Season 9, Episode 37  |  May 5th, 2010 1 of 5 Voted Off

    The show started with scenes from the Top 5 Frank Sinatra performances, along with 5 silhouettes. Who's the mobster? Oh, it's just the silhouette of Michael Lynche in a fedora. Ryan Seacrest took the stage... more

  • American Idol: Top 4 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 38  |  May 11th, 2010 Top 4 Perform

    On Tuesday, the four remaining finalists take the stage to perform LIVE for the nation! After the performances, it is once again up to America to vote. more

  • American Idol: 1 of 4 Voted Off
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    Season 9, Episode 39  |  May 12th, 2010 1 of 4 Voted Off

    At the end of the Songs from the Movie Week results show, one person would be leaving the competition, and the other three would be on their way to celebrate in their hometown. more

  • American Idol: Top 3 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 40  |  May 18th, 2010 Top 3 Perform

    "Elliston, Ohio. Mount Prospect, IL. Cool, Texas." These are three places Ryan Seacrest is planning on vacationing at this summer. Oh wait; it's the three cities the remaining finalists hail from. They... more

  • American Idol: 1 of 3 Voted Off
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    Season 9, Episode 41  |  May 19th, 2010 1 of 3 Voted Off

    The results show opened with an exciting intro; "Sometimes it's good to go home. [Insert clips of hometown visits and journey on the show]. The two going to the finale are..." OMG, I cannot wait one hour!... more

  • American Idol: Top 2 Perform
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    Season 9, Episode 42  |  May 25th, 2010 Top 2 Perform
  • American Idol: Season 9 Finale
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    Season 9, Episode 43  |  May 26th, 2010 Season 9 Finale