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JULY 7, 2012

JONAS AUGUSTINE FROM POLLOCK IS THE NEWEST CENLA IDOL CHAMPION!

Ten singers battled in the Alexandria Mall today for an opportunity that comes once a year.

Jonas Augustine from Pollock, La., came out on top as the overall winner of Cenla Idol 2012. For his efforts, he wins a guaranteed audition in front of producers for American Idol's season 12 auditions in New Orleans, plus three nights hotel and $500.00 in travel expense.

Jack Hunter from Cottonport, La., and Shontrell Russaw from Alexandria, La. finished as runners-up.

For the first time, Social Media played an important role in this year's Finale.  Supporters and friends of the finalists for the first time could interact during the Finale.  Check out our Social page to see some of the comments from fans!

Thanks to all contestants who participated, those who came to support the finalists and special thanks to Hixson Ford as sponsor, Five Star Furniture and Alexandria Mall for hosting the Auditions and the Finale, respectively, and Q93 KQID-FM for all assistance with the contest.

American Idol season 12 will premiere January 2013 on FOX 48.

 
JUNE 30, 2012

THE FINALE IS SET!  TEN SINGERS WILL COMPETE FOR THE 2012 TITLE!

The quality of talent that came to audition for Cenla Idol 2012 at Five Star Furniture in Alexandria was set really high!

The top ten now move on for the Cenla Idol 2012 title.  Come out to see the finalists compete at the Alexandria Mall on Saturday, July 7.  The Finale begins at 12 Noon.

This year's winner will travel to New Orleans to audition for season 12 of American Idol on Sunday, July 15-17, 2012.  The winner will once again get that all important guaranteed audition pass and travel/hotel accomodation.

Check out who the top ten are in the Contestants section.  Also, leave messages of well wishes for the finalists in the Social section.

The Finalists will be interviewed by Shy Tyler and the Morning Q on Q93 (KQID-FM) Thursday and Friday, July 5-6. 

American Idol will premiere January 2013 on FOX 48.

 
JUNE 6, 2012

THE JOURNEY BEGINS AGAIN!  CENLA IDOL 2012 IS HERE!

Get ready to warm up those vocal chords and get your songs prepared!

Cenla Idol 2012 is ready to launch!  This year's auditions will once again take place at Five Star Furniture in Alexandria on Saturday, June 30.  The finalists chosen will then compete at the Alexandria Mall on Saturday, July 7.

This year's winner will travel to New Orleans to audition for season 12 on Sunday, July 15-17, 2012.  The winner will once again get that all important guaranteed audition pass and travel/hotel accomodation.

American Idol will premiere January 2013 on FOX 48.

Click the Audititions/Registration button at the top of this page for full details on this year's competition.

 
APRIL 15, 2012

CENLA IDOL ON WIKIPEDIA

The history of FOX 48's Cenla Idol have been posted to website Wikipedia since its early days.  However, due to the amount of history recorded for the now eleven year old competition, editors for the website have moved the historical data to its own page.

This move has allowed Cenla Idol to become the first local American Idol sanctioned competition to have its own Wikipedia entry.

 
AUGUST 14, 2011

SHAWN AYCOCK FROM PINEVILLE IS THE WINNER!

Ten acts competed at the Coughlin Saunders Performing Arts Center in Alexandria on Saturday, August 13.  Shawn Aycock from Pineville, La. impressed the audience and the judges to win.

He will be traveling to Houston, Tex. to audition for American Idol, airing January 2012 on FOX 48!


American Idol returns January 2013!

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