American Idol 2024 Contestants List (Season 22) 1st Episode Recap

American Idol 2024 Contestants – The most awaited singing competition reality show is here to make things more exciting for fans. American Idol season 22 – 2024 is going to be a season as exciting as ever because a new line of contestants will appear once again.

Contestants working hard to reach the finals would have to face raw talents. We all are expecting that this season of the American singing competition show will be witnessing not just fresh new talents but new opportunities as well. This time the show is going to take place in Hawaii with 24 contestants

American Idol 2024 Contestants List (Season 22)

Here is the list of the Top 26 contestants and their song choices and hometown or status.

Sr No.Contestant NameHometownStatus
1AjiiBrookly, NYAuditioned
2Alto MoonAtlanta, GAAuditioned
3Blake ProehlCharlotte, NCAuditioned
4Jack BlockerDallas, TXAuditioned
5Kennedy ReidNew Albany, INAuditioned
6Mackenzie SolEnglandAuditioned
7McKenna BreinholtGilbert, AZAuditioned
8Meggie IyerCarmel, INAuditioned
9Micaela McCallSanta Barbara, CAAuditioned
10Odell Bunton Jr.Arlington, TXAuditioned
11Triston HarperMcIntosh, ALAuditioned

American Idol 2024 Telecast Details 

We want to tell you that American Idol is going to air on ABC officially and it will also be available on other platforms as well. The first episode will be airing on Feb 18th.

This news was revealed by the official team of American Idol via their Instagram handle. Fresh new episodes will be released once a week.

Everyone just mark your dates because there is hardly a couple of weeks left before the premiere arrives and airs on ABC.  

ABC is the destination if you do not know where to watch the premiere live. ABC is available for free all over the United States which is one of the advantages that anyone can even ask for.

Viewers can also have other options to view the new episodes of the show. For example, Hulu is one platform where you can watch the episodes for free. Episodes will be arriving every Sunday on ABC at 8 pm sharp. 

American idol 2024 Schedule

  • Sunday, February 18 – 8:00 PM – Auditions 1 (Premiere)
  • Sunday, February 25 – 8:00 PM – Auditions 2
  • Sunday, March 3 – 8:00 PM – Auditions 3
  • Sunday, March 10 – 8:00 PM – Auditions 3
  • Sunday, March 17 – 8:00 PM – Auditions 4
  • Sunday, March 21 – 8:00 PM – Auditions 5
  • Sunday, March 24 – 8:00 PM – Auditions 5
  • Sunday, March 31 – 8:00 PM – Auditions 5

American Idol season 22 cast with Instagram Profile/Photo

A big congratulations to those contestants who have been selected for the audition round. There are going to be new faces this season which is making things more exciting because no one knows what kind of performance each one of them is going to put up.

Well, to seal the victory every artist needs to work hard because this time fans and viewers will expect a lot of entertaining performances from them. 

Here is All See All 11 Acts Auditioning on 1st Episode Night One

Name – Ajii, 27
Live location – Brooklyn, NY
Occupation– Nursing Home Security
Song Name: “Lose Control” by Teddy Swims

Name: Alto Moon, 27
Live location: Atlanta, GA
Occupation: Shipper/Receiver
Song Name: “Lemonz” by Alto Moon

Name: Blake Proehl, 24
Live Location: Charlotte, NC
Occupation: Former Pro Football Player
Song Name: “In Case You Didn’t Know” by Brett Young

Name: Jack Blocker,
Live Location: Dallas, TX
GOccupation: raphic Designer
Song Name: “I Was Wrong” by Jack Blocker

Name: Kennedy Reid, 23
Live location: New Albany, IN
Occupation: Mortician
Song Name: “River Deep, Mountain High” by Tina Turner

Name: Mackenzie Sol, 23
Live location: Las Vegas, NV (from England)
Occupation: Social Media Personality
Song Name: “Bring It On Home” by Sam Cooke

Name: McKenna Breinholt, 25
Live location: Gilbert, AZ
Occupation: Medical Assistant
Song Name: “There Was Jesus” by Zach Williams & Dolly Parton

Name: Meggie Iyer, 18
Live location: Carmel, IN
Occupation: College Student
Song Name: “I Can’t Make You Love Me” by Bonnie Raitt

Name: Micaela McCall, 28
Live location: Santa Barbara, CA
Occupation: Voice & Piano Teacher
Song Name: “Sign, Sealed, Delivered” by Stevie Wonder

Name: Odell Bunton Jr., 28
Live location: Arlington, TX
Occupation: Airport Security Guard
Song Name: “Bring It On Home” by Sam Cooke

Name: Triston Harper, 15
Live location: McIntosh, AL
Occupation: Student
Song Name: “Cover Me Up” by Jason Isbell

American Idol 2024 Judges and Host 

Nobody other than the previous season judges will be once again seen in the upcoming season. Katy Perry, Lionel Ritchie and Luke Bryan are more than happy to be the judges once again in the singing competition show.

Fans will see once again the drama that goes on during the audition stages and the fun that the contestants bring while they sing their heart out to get through the audition stages. 

Ryan Seacrest will be once again seen as the host in the show. This is yet once again a piece of good news for the viewers because everyone loves Seacrest and his responsibility as host in the show. 

  • Lionel Richie. ABC/Gavin Bond.
  • Katy Perry. ABC/Gavin Bond.
  • Luke Bryan. ABC/Gavin Bond.
  • Ryan Seacrest. ABC/Gavin Bond.
  • Iam Tongi. ABC/Eric McCandless.

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