`American Idol' opens new auditions on MySpace

LOS ANGELES (AP) -September 15, 2010

To mark the Fox TV show's 10th anniversary, hopeful pop stars have the chance to submit an a

udition video on MySpace through Oct. 6.

Fox said Wednesday the entries must be no longer than 40 seconds and chosen from a list of songs posted online, along with other audition guidelines. A "select number" of people will move on to a tryout in Los Angeles, the network said.

In 2007, "American Idol" staged its first online contest, this one for songwriters.

The show's next season starts in January and will feature a revamped judging panel. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez are the front-runners to join Randy Jackson.

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