Hopefuls audition in Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, and Savannah. They include a choreographer from Tennessee, a hostess from Colorado and a personal assistant from Alabama, perform for the judges.
This hit FOX musical reality series follows three judges, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson (II), and Paula Abdul, along with host Ryan Seacrest around the United States in search of the next American Idol, a pop star that truly shines above all the rest. With help from the viewers, they will decide from thousands of participants who will walk away with a record deal and the fame and fortune that is sure to come along with it.
American Idol - Season 16, Episode 5 Synopsis and Schedule