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'Idol' judges weigh in on Salt Lake auditions

'Idol' judges weigh in on Salt Lake auditions



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What did the judges think after the beginning of round two of the American Idol auditions here in Salt Lake?

Host Ryan Seacrest said, "This is one of my favorite cities."

Judge Randy Jackson added, "I actually think Salt Lake City has been one of our favorite cities so far."

Seacrest and Jackson noticed a few standouts, one woman in particular, who will remain nameless for now. New judge Kara DioGuardi seemed to agree.

"[There were] some good ones," she said.

While there was a lot of celebration, naturally not everyone got a golden ticket. Some people who left the building after they were rejected were asked to go back to give a confessional-style interview about their rejection.

E-mail: pnelson@ksl.com

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