Crew members catch contestants and their families on video as they wait in line outside auditions.

Take an inside look at the holding room at Boston auditions.

The wait was long and auditioners found ways to amuse themselves while waiting for their shot in front of the judges.

The best way to survive and IDOL™ audition? Bring a lot of family and friends to cheer you on.

Support at auditions is crucial!

Auditions just wouldn't be the same without a guy in a plaid shirt strumming a guitar.

Crew members capture the contestants throughout the day.

Sometimes it was more comfortable for auditioners to sprawl out on the floor than stay in their seats.

This IDOL™ hopeful strummed the guitar to pass the time at auditions in Boston.

Contestants and their families got together to perform a group song.

Some professional cheerleaders were on hand to support the auditioners.

The excitement brought smiles at auditions in Boston.

Loved ones helped many auditioners pass the time.

These ladies showed off their great smiles in the holding room.

Two hopefuls showed off their superstar poses.

Great friends showed off their personal styles at auditions.

This contestant appeared calm, cool, and collected at auditions in Boston.

A genuine smile can light up the room at IDOL™ auditions.

Crew members catch contestants and their families on video as they wait in line outside auditions.

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