Auditions for Simon Cowell's highly anticipated singing competition, "The X Factor," are set to begin Sunday, March 27 in Los Angeles at the L.A. Sports Arena -- with a $5-million recording contract waiting for the winner!
The exciting new series is looking for talent age 12 and older. Auditions will take place in front of an audience of thousands -- raising the stakes and increasing the pressure to impress not only the judges, but also a potential legion of fans. Whoever is chosen the next global superstar will win an unprecedented $5-million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music.
Watch this featurette, in which "The X Factor" judge Simon Cowell explains the process!
The search for the next global superstar will continue in Miami, FL, on Thursday, April 7; Newark, NJ, on Thursday, April 14; Seattle, WA, on Wednesday, April 20; Chicago, IL, on Wednesday, April 27; and Dallas, TX (date to be announced).
The complete "The X Factor" audition cities, dates and venue information are as follows:
Sunday, March 27 -- Los Angeles, CA, L.A. Sports Arena
Thursday, April 7 -- Miami, FL, Bank United Center
Thursday, April 14 -- Newark, NJ, Prudential Center
Wednesday, April 20 -- Seattle, WA, Key Arena
Wednesday, April 27 -- Chicago, IL, Sears Centre Arena
Date TBA - Dallas, TX
Interested solo artists and vocal groups should sign up now for audition information at www.fox.com/theXfactor.