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American Idol Experience Attraction Anniversary

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

American Idol Experience Attraction Anniversary

Can you believe it…it’s been a year since the grand premiere of The American Idol Experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World.

Many of you have asked and searched for the different songs you can sing at the attraction. So, we’re sharing the entire list along with a few of the most popular songs (at bottom of list):

“100 Ways” “1-2-3” “ABC”
“A Moment Like This” “Achy Breaky Heart” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”
“I’ll Be There” “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” “All-American Girl”
“Alone” “Amazed” “Bailamos”
“Best of Both Worlds” “Best of My Love” “Bet On It”
“Big Girls Don’t Cry” “Black Horse & the Cherry Tree” “Bohemian Rhapsody”
“Boot Scootin’ Boogie” “Breakaway” “Breaking Free”
“Breathe” “Circle of Life” “Colors of the Wind”
“Do You Believe Me Now” “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” “Don’t Stop the Music”
“Drops of Jupiter” “Ever Ever After” “Express Yourself”
“Face Down” “Fame” “Footloose”
“For Once in My Life” “Get Ready” “Go The Distance”
“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” “Home” “Hot Stuff”
“How Do I Live (Without You)” “I Can See Clearly Now” “I Feel the Earth Move”
“I Heard It Through the Grapevine” “I Hope You Dance” “I Like It, I Love It”
“I Told You So” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” “I Want You Back”
“I Will Survive” “I Wish” “If Everyone Cared”
“If It Makes You Happy” “Independence Day” “Iris”
“It’s Good To Be Us” “Just Another Day” “Just Once”
“Kiss From A Rose” “Knock On Wood” “La Bamba”
“Last Dance” “Life is a Highway” “Looks Like We Made It/You’re Still the One”
“Lost” “Man, I Feel Like a Woman” “Midnight Train to Georgia”
“My Wish” “Never Can Say Goodbye” “New Attitude”
“No One” “Old Time Rock and Roll” “Our Song”
“Over You” “Part of Your World” “Play My Music”
“Reach Out, I’ll Be There” “Reflection” “RESPECT”
“Rock Star” “Rock With You” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”
“Since U Been Gone” “Smooth” “Somebody to Love”
“Stand By Me” “Stop In the Name Of Love” “Superstition”
“Suspicious Minds” “Sway” “Sweet Home Alabama”
“The Great Escape” “Then Came You” “This is Me”
“This Kiss” “Turn The Beat Around” “Turn Your Love Around”
“Unchained Melody” “Vision of Love” “Waiting for Tonight”
“Walk Away” “Walkin After Midnight” “Walkin’ in Memphis”
“Walking On Sunshine” “What a Wonderful World” “What Hurts the Most”
“You Are the Sunshine of My Life” “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman”
“You Really Got Me” “You’ll Be In My Heart” “You’re All I Need”
“You’re My Best Friend” “You’re The First, The Last, My Everything” “Your Song”

Most Frequently Selected Songs:

“Hit Me with your Best Shot”
“This is Me”
“Our Song”
“Black Horse Cherry Tree”
“Colors of the Wind”
“Sweet Home”
“I Will Survive”
“Part of Your World”
“Old Time Rock and Roll”

About the Dream Ticket:

Dream Ticket recipients must satisfy AMERICAN IDOL* TV program requirements in effect at time of use, such as age and residency (Season 8 – only ages 16-28 and U.S. citizens or legal permanent U.S. residents eligible to work full-time in U.S.). Dream Ticket does not include travel, meals, lodging or other expenses.

About the Audition:

Guests 14 or older inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios may audition to sing onstage that day at the attraction, subject to requirements in FAQs at Disneyworld.com/idol. Only a few singers will be chosen to sing onstage for each show. FAQs subject to change.

More information can be found in Frequently Asked Questions.

*AMERICAN IDOL® is a registered trademark of 19 TV Ltd. and FremantleMedia North America, Inc.


  • I can’t believe it’s been a year! I used to plan an entire HS day just going and watching all of the day’s American Idol Experience so for the finale show we would know who all the contestants were.

    I think that somehow, if any of the Disney contestants made it through to Hollywood week on the actual AI show, Fox should mention that they came from Disney with their “golden ticket”. I haven’t heard mention yet of Disney’s attraction on the actual American Idol show.

  • Although I can NOT sing; I tried out. It was so much fun, and the cast members were amazing. Knowing the song list ahead of time is going to be a huge help. We also say the show twice. I look forward to many more great experiences. You should addition just to see the lounge and audition rooms. Thanks for sharing this blog.

  • I have so many fantastic memories from participating in the experience! Definitely one of my most magical Disney days! It was SO much fun and I got to meet so many great people through the show and afterwards!

    Hopefully there’ll be many MANY more years to come of the American Idol Experience! 😀

  • Happy Anniversary AIE!

    Has anyone from the park experience actually gotten onto the show? I’ve been watching the new season of Idol and so far, they haven’t mentioned anything about any of those they’ve shown auditioning having been given the Dream Ticket to get to the front of the line.

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