Tonight the 12th season of American Idol debuts on FOX to 15.6 million viewers anxious to see a star born. As many viewers know,
The traditional green room where celebrities hang out before the show started with
Coca-Colaand to this day is still dubbed the "red room" featuring the famous Coca-Colared.
The Coke Couch, which features the
Coca-Colasignature ribbon swooped along the back and used to be onstage during the show, is now located in our "Collectors Corner" at the World of Coca-Cola.
In 2011 and 2012
Coca-Colacreated songs featuring American Idol fans' lyrics to be performed on the show's season finales. In the last two years, award-winning pop music artists have been a part of bringing fans' lyrics to life.
In 2013 Coke will sponsor exclusive behind-the-scenes content online at www.americanidol.com, providing fans with an inside look at the contestant experience. And fans who redeem
Coca-ColaMy Coke Rewards packaging codes at www.mycokerewards.com will have a chance to instantly win prizes like the new Coca-ColaAmerican Idol cup and trips to the show's finale.
As part of
Coca-Cola's new "Be OK" campaign, we are using the power of the American Idol audience to spread the word about exactly how many calories are in a can of Coca-Cola. Beginning January 17, 2013, you can see the campaign here.