Updated: September 4, 2017


SINGERS THROUGHOUT THE SOUTHEAST WILL ASSEMBLE IN TUSCUMBIA ON THURSDAY WITH HOPES OF BECOMING THE NEXT AMERICAN IDOL.  AUDITIONS FOR THE POPULAR SINGING COMPETITION WILL BE HELD AT THE ALABAMA MUSIC HALL OF FAME LOCATED ON HIGHWAY 72 WEST IN TUSCUMBIA AND OUR SCHEDULED TO BEGIN AT 4 PM.  ACCORDING TO MEDIA REPORTS, ABOUT 2 THOUSAND SINGERS ARE EXPECTED TO AUDITION.  AMERICAN IDOL, WHICH IS IN ITS 16TH SEASON, HAS HAD TWO PREVIOUS WINNERS FROM ALABAMA, RUBEN STUDDARD AND TAYLOR HICKS.