'American Idol' auditions at Nassau Coliseum on July 23

Thousands of hopefuls wait for their turn in

Thousands of hopefuls wait for their turn in front of the judges during "American Idol's" Season 13 open auditions at the Gwinnett Center in Atlanta on July 26, 2013 Photo Credit: Fox

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'IDOL' AUDITIONS Now that Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. have announced they're returning as judges, "American Idol" brings Season 14 live auditions to Nassau Coliseum on July 23. The show's producers are asking viewers to help nudge talented singers toward the competition through its True Believer Initiative. Details at idol.ly

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