Tonight On American Idol 2020: Hollywood Week Begins!

We’re going to Hollywood! That’s right, the American Idol 2020 auditions wrapped up on Sunday night, so tonight we join all the Idol hopefuls on the Hollywood Week stage. And there are some new levels of competition you will see tonight!

Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryant will continue their search for the next American Idol as they make some tough decisions based on the various Hollywood rounds we will see tonight.

Here is the official synopsis of Monday night’s episode:

Following Sunday’s final round of auditions to find its next superstar, “American Idol” immediately heads to Hollywood to kick off the iconic “Hollywood Week” with all-new twists, MONDAY, MARCH 16 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. The brand-new Hollywood Week ramps up with the Genre Challenge round where contestants select a specific genre they identify with to perform a song of their choice in front of the judges and fellow contestants, showcasing themselves as fully formed artists. With unexpected surprises no one saw coming, fan favorites from auditions return to sing for their lives in hopes of making it through to the next never-before-seen challenge. Watch to see who rises to the occasion in one of the toughest Hollywood Weeks ever. 

Helping to determine who America will ultimately vote for to become the next singing sensation are music industry legends and all-star judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Emmy® Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest returns as host of the beloved series, and famed multimedia personality Bobby Bones continues his role as in-house mentor.

Who do you hope does well during Hollywood Week and makes it to the showcase round?

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