519 (Grand Finale)
S20, EP20 "519 (Grand Finale)"
On Demand
The top three perform, and a winner is chosen; guest performers include Carrie Underwood, James Arthur, Sara Bareilles, Gabby Barrett, Michael Bublé, Deana Carter, Earth, Wind & Fire, Melissa Etheridge, Flo Rida, Ben Platt and more.
Original Air Date: May 22, 2022 • ABC • 128m
518 (Top 5)
S20, EP19 "518 (Top 5)"
On Demand
The Top 5 contestants travel to Las Vegas to be mentored by Carrie Underwood; each contestant will perform two songs.
Original Air Date: May 15, 2022 • ABC • 85m
517 (Top 7)
S20, EP18 "517 (Top 7)"
On Demand
In a special Mother's Day episode, the top seven dedicate songs to their mother or the mother figure in their lives; will.i.am returns to mentor the remaining contestants vying for a spot in the top five.
Original Air Date: May 08, 2022 • ABC • 85m
516 (The Great Idol Reunion)
S20, EP17 "516 (The Great Idol Reunion)"
On Demand
"American Idol" greats -- including Ruben Studdard, Scotty McCreery, Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Lauren Alaina, Kris Allen, Maddie Poppe, Laine Hardy, Willie Spence and Caleb Lee Hutchinson -- reunite on the Idol stage.
Original Air Date: May 02, 2022 • ABC • 43m
515 (Disney Night)
S20, EP16 "515 (Disney Night)"
On Demand
Contestants perform beloved Disney tunes in hopes of securing America's vote; Derek Hough mentors the top 10 contestants.
Original Air Date: May 01, 2022 • ABC • 85m
514 (Judge's Song Contest)
S20, EP15 "514 (Judge's Song Contest)"
On Demand
The judges pick songs for each of the top 11 to perform; each contestant selects their favorite song.
Original Air Date: Apr 25, 2022 • ABC • 85m
513 (Top 14)
S20, EP14 "513 (Top 14)"
On Demand
Country music star Gabby Barrett returns to mentor the top 14.
Original Air Date: Apr 24, 2022 • ABC • 85m
512 (Top 14 Live Reveal)
S20, EP13 "512 (Top 14 Live Reveal)"
On Demand
America's votes determine which 10 hopefuls continue on their musical journey; the judges choose an additional four singers to join the top 14.
Original Air Date: Apr 18, 2022 • ABC • 85m
511 (Season 20's Top 20)
S20, EP12 "511 (Season 20's Top 20)"
On Demand
The competition heats up as last week's votes are in and this seasons top 20 hand-picked by America will be revealed; the remaining contestants will perform and viewers at home will vote once again to determine who will make it to the next round.
Original Air Date: Apr 17, 2022 • ABC • 128m
510 (Top 24 at Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii Part #2)
S20, EP11 "510 (Top 24 at Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii Part #2)"
On Demand
The contestants wrap up two nights of top 24 performances; Bebe Rexha mentors hopefuls as they belt out unforgettable tunes in hopes of making it through to the next round.
Original Air Date: Apr 11, 2022 • ABC • 83m
509 (Top 24 at Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii Part #1)
S20, EP10 "509 (Top 24 at Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii Part #1)"
On Demand
"American Idol" returns to Hawaii to kick off two nights of performances by the top 24; Season 10 alum Jimmie Allen offers advice to aspiring superstars vying for America's vote, marking the first time overnight voting opens to audiences at home.
Original Air Date: Apr 10, 2022 • ABC • 85m
508 (Showstopper/Final Judgment)
S20, EP9 "508 (Showstopper/Final Judgment)"
On Demand
The search for the next superstar continues with the showstoppers round; taking the stage for their first time with a band, Idol hopefuls sing their hearts out in their last chance to make it into the coveted top 24.
Original Air Date: Apr 04, 2022 • ABC • 85m
507 (Hollywood Duets Challenge)
S20, EP8 "507 (Hollywood Duets Challenge)"
On Demand
Fan favorites form dynamic duos and hit the Hollywood stage for the duets challenge; platinum ticket winners handpick their duet partners and rejoin the competition in hopes of making it through to the next round.
Original Air Date: Apr 03, 2022 • ABC • 85m
506 (Hollywood Week: Genre Challenge)
S20, EP7 "506 (Hollywood Week: Genre Challenge)"
On Demand
The search for the next superstar continues as some of the most prolific alums in the show's history return to mentor the contestants; fan favorites from auditions take the stage for the genre challenge to sing their hearts out.
Original Air Date: Mar 28, 2022 • ABC • 85m
505A (Auditions)
S20, EP6 "505A (Auditions)"
On Demand
The judges continue their search for the next singing sensation in Los Angeles; Austin, Texas; and Nashville, Tenn.
Original Air Date: Mar 27, 2022 • ABC • 39m
505 (Auditions)
S20, EP5 "505 (Auditions)"
On Demand
Auditions across Los Angeles; Austin, Texas; and Nashville, Tenn., come to an end; the final Platinum Ticket winner is revealed.
Original Air Date: Mar 21, 2022 • ABC • 85m
504 (Auditions)
S20, EP4 "504 (Auditions)"
On Demand
Auditions continue across Los Angeles, Calif.; Austin, Texas; and Nashville, Tenn., where the show's iconic judge auditions will surprise audiences and hopefuls alike with never-before-seen twists.
Original Air Date: Mar 20, 2022 • ABC • 85m
503 (Auditions)
S20, EP3 "503 (Auditions)"
On Demand
Auditions continue across Los Angeles, Calif., Austin, Texas and Nashville, Tenn.
Original Air Date: Mar 13, 2022 • ABC • 85m
502 (Auditions)
S20, EP2 "502 (Auditions)"
On Demand
Hopefuls perform for the judges in three cities; the second platinum ticket winner is revealed.
Original Air Date: Mar 06, 2022 • ABC • 85m
501 (Auditions)
S20, EP1 "501 (Auditions)"
On Demand
Hopefuls perform for the judges in three cities.
Original Air Date: Feb 27, 2022 • ABC • 85m