VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Judges Announce Shocking New Twist for AMERICAN IDOL's Hollywood Week

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One song. One Shot. 212 American Idol contestants thought they knew what to expect when they came to Hollywood... they were wrong! Below, check out a sneak peek at this week's brand new "Hollywood or Home" round that will leave contestants stunned.

Tune in to American Idol on FOX, Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 8/7c, when the judges announce a shocking new twist and ask some contestants to drop their bads and perform on the spot.


No other show in TV history has proven to be a force in the entertainment industry like AMERICAN IDOL. American Idol solidified itself as the No. 1 television show for nine consecutive seasons and, following its 12thseason, still remains a Top 5 program. IDOL is the gold standard and the only TV singing competition show to produce hit recording artists. From the first-ever IDOL winner, Kelly Clarkson, who continues to dominate the charts with three Grammy Awards under her belt, to Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, whose debut single, "Home," has become the best-selling single of any IDOL to date, American Idol is a bona fide cultural phenomenon. Season 12 winner Candice Glover continues to show the strength of the IDOL brand when her album, "Music Speaks," was the first album from an IDOL to debut in the Top 5 on iTunes when it was issued for pre-order on the night of the series' season finale.

IDOL's impact on the entertainment industry resonates beyond the scope of television. The series has brought generations together with a common goal: to discover the next music superstar. Over the past 12 seasons, IDOL finalists have released more than 200 albums, scored 400 No.1 Billboard hits, garnered more than 250 million iTunes downloads and have been certified with 95 gold and 83 platinum records. IDOL contestants have conquered Broadway, television and film and have won numerous awards and accolades, including American Country Music Awards, Country Music Awards, Grammy Awards and an Academy Award.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Judges Announce Shocking New Twist for AMERICAN IDOL's Hollywood Week

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