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First is the "American Idol Small Town Audition Bus Tour", a ten town nationwide tour that will give hopefuls who couldn't make it to one of the large audition cities a chance to try out.The cities are Idaho Falls, Idaho; Billings, Montana; Casper, Wyoming; Rock Rapids, Iowa; Iowa City, Iowa; Bowling Green, Kentucky; Clarksdale, Mississippi; Joplin, Missouri; Dodge City, Kansas and Grand Junction, Colorado.Such performers were Kelly Clarkson, Clay Aiken, Fantasia Barrino, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, Katharine Mc Phee, David Cook, Adam Lambert, Lee De Wyze, Scotty Mc Creery, Lauren Alaina, Phillip Phillips, Jordin Sparks, Colton Dixon and Jessica Sanchez.In addition, three former judges made appearances on this season.
When everyone had performed, they were called out one by one to face the judges, who would either eliminate them or advance them to the live semi-final voting round.
Finally, online auditions for season 12 were open from August 1 to 14, 2012, The contestants were separated by gender, with the male contestants performing in the first week, and the female the next.
There were three rounds in each week – the a cappella, the group, and the solo rounds.
The forty people who made it then faced the "sudden death" Las Vegas round and only twenty moved on.
The contestants were divided into four gender-separated groups of ten, with the female groups airing on Wednesdays and the male groups airing on Thursdays between February 20 and 28.