"" want to make sure they have searched in every nook and corner of America for its season 12 talents. On Monday, July 23, "American Idol Small Town Audition Bus Tour",
"Nominate An Idol" program and online auditions were introduced as three new ways contestants can enter the competition.
There will be 10 towns visited by a mobile audition bus next month. They are Idaho Falls, ID; Billings, MT; Casper, WY; Rock Rapids, IA; Iowa City, IA; Bowling Green, KY; Clarksdale, MS; Joplin, MO; Dodge City, KA; and Grand Junction, CO. More details about the location and time will be revealed at later time.