American Idol is coming to ABC in 2018 and you have a chance to be the next American Idol. Here's your chance to vote to send a local person in KAKEland to audition for American Idol. One viewer in KAKEland will receive an American Idol Silver Ticket which guarantees them a special audition with an American Idol producer. If the producer likes the audition the contestant will be sent on to audition in front of the judges which include Katy Perry, Luke Bryan & Lionel Richie.


Congratulations to our 5 finalists of KAKE Idol


The 5 finalists will perform Live on Good Morning KAKEland all this week.

Winner Receives:

  • Audition with Executive Producer
  • Airfare for 2
  • Hotel for 3 nights
  • Chance to meet & greet with American Idol judges (if contestant does not make it to the judges round)


  • Oct. 2 – Oct. 13: Video submissions accepted
  • Oct. 16 – Online voting begins
  • Oct. 23 – Top vote getter is announced lived during KAKE News at 4pm
  • Nov. 15 – Winner & guest fly to a judge location TBD

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