American Idol Experience Song List

Below you will a full list of songs that contestants trying out for the American Idol Experience can perform.  Contestants perform in front of an audience for the chance to win a "dream ticket" to perform at a real "American Idol" tryout. While contestants may sing any song in the initial tryout, they must select from one of these songs to perform if chosen to compete for a chance to appear in a showing of the American Idol Experience.

Disney Songs

  • Best of Both Worlds (Hannah Montana)
  • Bet On It (High School Musical 2)
  • Breaking Free (High School Musical)
  • Circle of Life (The Lion King)
  • Colors of the Wind (Pocohontas)
  • Ever, Ever After (Enchanted)
  • Go The Distance (Hercules)
  • Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid)
  • Play My Music (Camp Rock)
  • Reflection (Mulan)
  • Rock Star (Hannah Montana)
  • This Is Me (Camp Rock)
  • You’ll Be In My Heart (Tarzan)

Country

  • Achy Breaky Heart
  • All-American Girl
  • Amazed
  • Before He Cheats - Carrie Underwood
  • Boot Scootin’ Boogie
  • Breathe
  • Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band
  • Do You Believe Me Now
  • Gone - Montgomery Gentry/Scotty McCreery
  • How Do I Live (Without You)
  • I Hope You Dance
  • I Like It, I Love It
  • I Told You So
  • Independence Day
  • It’s Good to be Us
  • Life is a Highway
  • Lost
  • Love Story - Taylor Swift
  • Man, I Feel Like A Woman
  • My Kinda Party - Jason Aldean
  • My Wish
  • Our Song
  • Stuck Like Glue - Sugarland
  • Sweet Home Alabama
  • This Kiss
  • The Story of Us - Taylor Swift
  • Walkin’ After Midnight
  • What Hurts The Most

Disco/Dance

  • Best of My Love
  • Fame
  • Hot Stuff
  • I Will Survive
  • Knock On Wood
  • Last Dance
  • Reach Out, I'll Be There
  • Never Can Say Goodbye
  • New Attitude
  • You’re The First, The Last, My Everything

Latin

  • 1-2-3
  • Bailamos
  • Just Another Day
  • La Bamba
  • Let's Get Loud
  • Smooth
  • Turn The Beat Around
  • Waiting for Tonight

Rock/Pop Up Tempo

  • Big Girls Don’t Cry
  • Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
  • Born to be Wild
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Breakaway
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love
  • Don’t Stop The Music
  • Express Yourself
  • Face Down
  • Footloose
  • Heartbreaker - Pat Benatar
  • Hit Me With Your Best Shot
  • Holding Out for a Hero
  • I Can See Clearly Now
  • I Don't Want to Be
  • I Feel The Earth Move
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  • If Everyone Cared
  • It's Not Over
  • Just Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble
  • La La Land
  • Old Time Rock and Roll
  • Over You
  • Rock With You
  • Since U Been Gone
  • Suspicious Minds
  • Sway
  • The Great Escape
  • The Power of Love
  • Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
  • Walk Away
  • Walkin' in Memphis
  • Walking On Sunshine
  • What About Now
  • You Really Got Me
  • You’re My Best Friend

Rock/Pop Ballad

  • Ain't No Sunshine when She's Gone
  • All Around Me
  • A Moment Like This
  • Alone
  • Battlefield
  • Black Velvet
  • Bubbly
  • Crush
  • Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me
  • Drops of Jupiter
  • Get Here - Oleta Adams
  • Home
  • I can Only Imagine - Mercy Me
  • I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
  • If It Makes You Happy
  • In Love with a Girl
  • Iris
  • Just Once
  • Kiss From a Rose
  • Light On
  • Looks Like We Made It
  • Love Song
  • Sober
  • Somebody to Love
  • Something to Talk About - Bonnie Raitt
  • The Climb
  • Unchained Melody
  • What a Wonderful World
  • Your Song

R & B

  • 100 Ways
  • Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  • Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
  • Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
  • For Once In My Life 
  • Get Ready
  • I Heard It Through the Grapevine
  • I Want You Back
  • I Wish
  • I’ll Be There
  • Listen
  • Midnight Train to Georgia
  • No One
  • RESPECT
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered
  • Stop! In The Name of Love
  • Superstition
  • Then Came You
  • Turn Your Love Around
  • Vision of Love
  • You Are The Sunshine of My Life
  • You Keep Me Hangin’ On
  • (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
  • You’re All I Need To Get By

Christmas Songs

  • "Rockin Around the Christmas Tree" by Miley Cyrus
  • "Blue Christmas" by Bon Jovi
  • "Santa Baby" by Taylor Swift
  • "Jingle Bell Rock" by Aly and AJ
  • "The Christmas Song" by Christina Aguilera
  • "This Christmas" by Christina Aguilera & Stevie Wonder
  • "All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey
  • "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" by Mariah Carey