March 06, 2013, 1:13 PM — Here's how you can download the American Idol Official app free for your iPad, iPhone, iPad mini or iPod Touch.
1. Go to the American Idol Official app preview page in iTunes (or tap the link on your iOS device to install the app directly).
2. Click the View in iTunes button.
3. Click the Free button to download the app.
4. Sync your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad mini with iTunes to install the app.
Here's a description and screenshot:
"Dim the lights…This is AMERICAN IDOL!
Season 12 is finally here and is kicking off with the all-new AMERICAN IDOL app! Download the companion experience to vote for your favorite contestants after Live shows, join the real-time social conversation, watch on-demand video and get all your Idol news right on your iPhone and iPad. You can also check out this year’s contestants, view fresh photos, access judge and host bios and much more!
Who will join household names Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze, Scotty McCreery and Phillip Phillips? You decide, so make sure to tune in and vote for your next AMERICAN IDOL!
Watch AMERICAN IDOL Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8/7c on FOX!
AMERICAN IDOL Season 12 has superstar judge Mariah Carey - the best-selling female recording artist of all time - and returning judge Randy Jackson, a Grammy Award-winning producer whose expertise and beloved persona have been instrumental in discovering Idol talent from the beginning, joined by two new judges: quadruple-platinum singer, songwriter,rapper and fashion icon Nicki Minaj; and Keith Urban, a four-time Grammy Award winner who has sold more than 15 million albums."