Singer Reveals She’s Been Selected to Audition for The ‘American Idol’ Season 21 Judges
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Although the next season of American Idol is months away, a singer has revealed that they have earned an audition with the judges. If filming follows the show’s typical schedule, auditions will be filmed later this year.
16 Year Old Ellen (Ellie) Buzzard is Off to Las Vegas This September
High school junior Ellen (Ellie) Buzzard recently revealed that she has been selected to audition for the American Idol judges for season 21. This singer made her announcement during a performance at The Juice Box in Centralia, Washington. Ellie reportedly sent her first audition tape in at the end of june, calling the process “a long wait.”
A couple of weeks after sending in her audition tapes, she secured a second interview with American Idol producers. At the end of the audition, producers told Ellie that they would let her know if she was selected. Two weeks later, she found herself among 500 other singers in a Zoom call.
In the group call, Ellie was pulled into yet another audition, in a private room with an anonymous producer. Out of the 500 singers, Ellie was one of nine to get yet another audition with executive producers.
“They just said, ‘The next time you audition will be in front of Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan,’” Buzzard recalled.
If Ellie’s audition is aired on American Idol, fans can expect to hear an original tune. Reports state that Ellie performed her original tune “Dimes” at her initial video audition. This song has been performed exclusively at The Juice Box. Reports state that
Who is Ellie Buzzard?
Like many American Idol contestants, it seems like Ellie began singing at a young age. Once she got older, she learned to play guitar along with her singing. In present day, she’s learned to write songs and even plans to sing an original in her Las Vegas audition this September.
Reportedly, this singer got her start by performing for friends and family, but eventually made her on stage debut at The Juice Box open mics. Since this is where she got her start, it’s only right that she made her special announcement at the location.
American Idol season 21 is set to premiere on ABC in early 2023 with the beloved judges and host. For those who are looking to take the stage themselves, auditions are currently open.