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Singers with dreams of super stardom audition and compete in a series of challenging rounds in the hope of living their childhood and lifelong dreams.

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The top 5 perform a song that celebrates their induction into the top 5, and a previously performed song; America's real-time vote determines the winner; special performances from music legends, including a performance of "We Are the World."
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The remaining finalists perform two songs each, one from the Disney songbook and one dedicated to the mother figures in their lives; Laine Hardy performs.
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The top 10 are revealed; the judges must choose whether to save a contestant; the judges give the finalists a master class on what it takes to be a superstar; Phillip Phillips performs.
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The top 20 perform remotely for a spot in the top 10.
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A deeper look into the lives of the top 21 contestants, featuring never-before-seen performances.
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A deeper look into the lives of the top 21 contestants, featuring never-before-seen performances.
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The remaining top 40 contestants perform in a concert showcasing their artistry before awaiting their final judgment for a spot in the coveted top 20.
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The top 40 contestants head to Hawaii to soak up the sun and perform a concert on the beach before awaiting their final judgement for a spot in the coveted top 20 and the chance to compete for America's vote.
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Hopefuls battle it out with solo performances, showcasing their unique voices and star power in hope of advancing to the next round of the competition.
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The contestants partner up for duets on the Orpheum Theatre stage; one pair's tensions run high as they can't agree on a song, while sparks fly with another pair; two pop divas come together for a powerful rendition of a Celine Dion song.
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Contestants perform a song in their selected genre.
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Auditions in Savannah, Ga., Milwaukee, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Sunriver, Ore., come to an end.
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Aspiring singers from Savannah, Ga., Milwaukee, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Sunriver, Ore., perform in hopes of earning a ticket to Hollywood.
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Aspiring singers from Savannah, Ga., Milwaukee, Los Angeles and Sunriver, Ore., perform in hopes of earning a ticket to Hollywood.
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Aspiring singers from Savannah, Ga., Milwaukee, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Sunriver, Ore., perform in hopes of earning a ticket to Hollywood.
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Hopefuls perform for the judges in Savannah, Ga.; Milwuakee, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; and Los Angeles; including a subway performer from Harlem, N.Y., a garbage collector and a hopeless romantic who encounters her own fairy-tale twist.

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