1,600 audition for Making the Band 2; will debut Oct. 12.

1,600 audition for Making the Band 2; will debut Oct. 12.
At one of the first auditions for Making the Band 2, “more than an estimated 1,600 aspiring rappers, singers and DJs” auditioned in Detroit for the show. Other auditions are forthcoming. MTV has announced that it will debut on Saturday, Oct. 12.

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