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Who's going to Hollywood? American Idol judges listen to locals

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American Idol hopefuls crowded the Minneapolis Convention Center for season 14 auditions, and fans waited for hours on Wednesday morning just to see judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. waltz through the doors.

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Not surprisingly, FOX 9 provided the most television coverage of the event.

As the auditions went on for the some contestants also took to social media to share their excitement about the auditions.

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This is actually not the first round of auditions in the Twin Cities. Hopefuls packed the University of Minnesota’s Mariucci Arena in June for the initial taping. Which featured Ryan Seacrest, but none of the judges.

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