May 7, 2014

Fox announced dates for the next round of American Idol auditions today, confirming that the long-running singing competition has been renewed for a 14th season.

Auditions kick off on June 18 in Minneapolis, MN and will continue through the summer months, hitting cities such as New Orleans, Uniondale, Nashville, and San Francisco.

No premiere date has been announced, but an early 2015 return is likely.

Update: Season 14 of American Idol will premiere on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 8:00pm.