Hundreds audition for American Idol 'golden ticket' in San Jose

San Jose, Calif. (KGO) -- American Idol doesn't premiere until the spring of 2020, but the show's bus tour rolled through the Bay Area on Friday as hundreds of hopefuls came out to audition for a golden ticket.

In this 'first phase' of competition at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, the singers went before a panel of show producers, who then determined whether or not they would move on to the next round later this fall.

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Watch the video to see some of the folks who made the cut!

Did you miss the audition? No worries! You can still submit a video application here.
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