Triangle residents compete for a chance to become the next American Idol

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Hundreds of people showed up Sunday for a chance to become the next "American Idol," with the line snaking around several blocks in Asheville. (WTVD)

Hundreds of people showed up Sunday for a chance to become the next "American Idol," with the line snaking around several blocks in Asheville.


Asheville, North Carolina is the hometown of "American Idol" winner Caleb Johnson, who showed up to meet fans and sit-in on auditions.



Contestants must be between the ages of 15-28 to compete. The youngest competing singers were born the year Idol first got its start.

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Check out some of the folks competing from the Triangle area.




The families of contestants advancing to the next level, bursting into screams after hearing the good news.

Find out how you can audition online here.

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