What is the age limit for American Idol?


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For Season 12, American Idol contestants must be between the ages of 15 and 28 as of June 27, 2012.
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because when the teens or people in their twentys win the show, they will be successful for a long time and all the old people who are just going there to joke are just wasting the
I can't find a reason for American Idol's age limit, they may want
You have to be at least 16 but no older than 30 years old. If you try out before your 31st birthday you should be fine. *There is talk of lower the age to 15 years old. Source(s):
The age limit for American Idol is 16 to 28 years old. It was 16-26 but they raised the age limit.
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In 2010, American Idol announced that they were going to decrease the minimum age requirement from 16 to 15, according to Deadline. This announcement came on the show's 10th anniversary, in the wake of Simon Cowell's departure and plummeting ratings. The Idol judges chimed in with support for the decision, saying it lets the show tap into younger talent. Some critics have expressed concern that lowering the age limit exploits young talent.

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