President Obama Opens American Idol Finale With Call To Vote

After 15 years of voting for their favorite singers, viewers of American Idol were asked by President Obama to take that same passion for participation to the ballot box this fall by registering to vote.

Acknowledging how AI “transformed television,” Obama reminded the TV audience that the show – over 15 seasons – “reached new heights.” And while admitting “not all of us can sing like Kelly Clarkson,” when we vote “all our voices matter.”

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