Australian Idol on Channel 7

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Australian Idol on Channel 7 – Who will be the Australian Idol? Amy, Denvah and Dylan compete for the crown 

Over two massive nights on Channel Seven and 7plusAustralian Idol’s live Grand Finale will see 23-year-old Denvah Baker-Moller from Rockhampton, 25-year-old Amy Reeves from Broome, and 31-year-old Dylan Wright from the Northern Rivers give it everything they’ve got in a bid to make their dream come true and cement their place in Australian Idol history. 

Kicking off 7.00pm Sunday and coming to an explosive conclusion 7.30pm Monday, the unmissable live television event will feature Australia’s greatest stars, including Australian Idol legend Guy Sebastian, music superstar Sam Fisher, the iconic Delta Goodrem, country-megastar Morgan Evans, ARIA-Award winner Conrad Sewell and the queen herself Marcia Hines. 

Country queen Denvah, powerhouse vocalist Amy, and father-of-two Dylan have blown judges Kyle Sandilands, Amy Shark and Marcia Hines away from their very first auditions to spectacular, tear-jerking live performances.

Now, it all comes to this: Australia will choose their Australian Idol.

The winner of Australian Idol will receive a recording contract with industry giant Sony Music Entertainment Australia and $100,000 in prize money.

Australian Idol on Channel 7 and 7plus – Live Performance show 7.00pm Sunday. Live Grand Finale Results 7.30pm Monday on Channel Seven and 7plus

Australian Idol on Channel 7

About the Show

Idol is calling. Australian Idol returns Monday, 29 January. This is where stars are made: welcome to Australian Idol!

Twenty-one years after Guy Sebastian pipped Shannon Noll to become Australia’s first Idol, the international star-making sensation returns to Seven and 7 and 7plus for a second big season on Monday, 29 January.

Radio king Kyle Sandilands and TV WEEK Logie Award winner and acclaimed singer Amy Shark will be joined by a new judge: Australian Idol OG and pop legend Marcia Hines. The trio will traverse the country to find the next Guy, Casey or Royston.

Set to be the toughest season yet, with only room for the best of the best, the judges are looking for the complete package: a singer with the sound and style to woo the nation.

Excited to be unearthing Australia’s next singing superstar, Marcia is looking for a strong, pure and melodic voice “that makes the hairs on your body stand up,” regardless of the genre. 

The celebrated singer is also looking forward to re-joining Kyle and Amy on the judges’ desk following her guest judging role on the series last year. 

“I consider Kyle a good friend and Amy is one-in-a-million and a real individual, without trying to be. Also, Kyle’s a Gemini, Amy’s a Taurus, and I’m the Cancerian in the mix and those three star signs get along very nicely.”

Returning to the Idol judges’ desk for his sixth season, Kyle admits there’s no definitive formula for the ultimate performer, but they have a presence and energy that’s hard to ignore: “The ultimate performer is someone that you admire for their talent, and they’ve got a little swagger or a pizzazz about them that just makes them stand out from the crowd.”

Amy added:

“I’m usually blown away if someone can potentially showcase their personality, voice, style and direction in the space of 10 minutes and leave me wanting more. If I want to learn more about you, I’m interested.”

During their audition, contestants will be on the hunt to score a Golden Ticket to progress to the next round, but with just 30 Golden Tickets across the whole auditions, only the most talented performers will claim their coveted spot in the Top 30.

A global success since 2001, the Idol franchise has launched the celebrated careers of Aussie hitmakers including Guy Sebastian, Jessica Mauboy, Matt Corby, Ricki-Lee, Anthony Callea, Stan Walker, Casey Donovan and Courtney Act.

International music icons Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Adam Lambert also launched their brilliant careers on the Idol stage.

Australian Idol is hosted by multiplatinum-selling, ARIA Award nominated singer-songwriter Ricki-Lee – who was discovered on Australian Idol in 2004 – and internationally renowned entertainment presenter and former E! host Scott Tweedie.

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