Local ‘American Idol’ contestant talks next round of auditions

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – On ‘American Idol’ last Thursday, St. Louis native and Ladue High grad Brandyn Burnette made it past the first round of auditions and got a golden ticket to Hollywood. He was also on the receiving end of a big bear hug from ‘Idol’ judge Harry Connick Jr.

Burnette joins Fox 2 News in the Morning via Skype to discuss the next round of auditions on tonight’s ‘American Idol.’