you would just say American idol if you were refering to the American idol in America whitch it would not be American idol anywhere else because its American but back to the point....you would say American Idol for American idol.
Simon Cadwell should be on a group that's honest on the American idol form. Sometimes he can be a little harsh but in the end I believe it's all worth it. As I'm writting this, I myself am going to try out for American idol in 2010. That's when I graduate. I wish Simon the best.
Only a couple of hundred people in each city audition in front of the judges the rest don't get past the pre-auditions by producers i cant wait until i win American idol im going to audition in 2014 ill be 16 . i will be the nxt American idol