American Idol

American Idol
American Idol is a singing competition TV series that premiered in 2002 and continues to discover talented young singers. Successful American Idol alumni include Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Daughtry, Adam Lambert, Jordin Sparks, and Phillip Phillips, among others.
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Move Over Jennifer Lawrence! Jennifer Lopez Slow Dances With an 'American Idol' Contestant

Aug 8th 2014 1:26PM

It looks like Jennifer Lopez doesn't turn down everyone that asks her to dance. When an American Idol contestant in Nashville walked up to the... Read More

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Carrie Underwood Spoils 'American Idol' Winner Surprise for Fans, Calls Them Dumb

May 23rd 2014 4:23PM

Carrie Underwood got yelled at on Twitter Wednesday night, and it wasn't because of her acting skills this time. The country singer accidentally... Read More

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Demi Lovato Rocks American Idol Finale, Takes Epic Tongue Selfie With Gene Simmons

May 22nd 2014 10:30AM

Demi Lovato stopped by the American Idol finale last night to sing with the female finalists and we were loving it. Demi started with "Really Don't... Read More

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Scary Situation for Scotty McCreery After He Was Held Up by Gunmen in Raleigh

May 5th 2014 3:02PM

Country singer and former American Idol winner Scotty McCreery kicked off his week by getting robbed. Scotty, who is also a student at North Carolina... Read More

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Whoops! Jennifer Lopez Drops the F-Bomb on 'American Idol'

Mar 27th 2014 11:00PM

Apparently, Jennifer Lopez forgot where she was for a moment. As she was passionately giving American Idol contestant Jena Irene feedback... Read More

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So...Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini Did Date After All?

Feb 20th 2014 2:41PM

For those of us who have been watching American Idol since day one, we remember watching Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini and wondering whether or... Read More

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Meet the First Openly Gay Contestant on 'American Idol'

Feb 16th 2014 11:47AM

MK Nobilette certainly isn't the first gay contestant to appear on American Idol, but she is the first openly gay contestant on the show. The... Read More

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Which 'American Idol' Alum Made the Most Money in 2013?

Jan 15th 2014 4:30PM

Which American Idol alum has raked in the most cash over the past year? Forbes just created a list so we can all know. Was it Carrie Underwood, Kelly... Read More

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'American Idol' Judge Keith Urban Cuts Off His Long Hair!

Nov 27th 2013 11:53AM

The American Idol judge ditches his long locks and debuts a much shorter haircut via his Twitter account...check out Nicole Kidman's hubby brand new... Read More

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Mariah Carey: 'American Idol' Was Like Working "In Hell With Satan"

Nov 13th 2013 5:35PM

OMG! The former Idol judge admits she "hated" doing the show and says "it was like going to work every day in hell with Satan"... Read More

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Jennifer Lopez Sounds Off on Plastic Surgery Claims

Nov 5th 2013 10:03PM

Jennifer Lopez is slamming rumors she went under the knife. Find out what happened that made the American Idol judge sound off on Twitter when she was... Read More

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Jennifer Lopez Shows Off Her Amazing Abs on Instagram

Sep 27th 2013 11:07AM

There's no better time than now to add Jennifer Lopez to our 'Celebs That Made Us Want to Run to the Gym' list. Check out how the American Idol judge... Read More

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Jennifer Lopez Returns to 'American Idol,' Tweets Photo of Harry Connick Jr.

Sep 3rd 2013 8:27PM

'American Idol' just confirmed the worst kept secret in Hollywood. Jennifer Lopez will be back on the judges' panel for the Fox reality competition's... Read More

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Jennifer Lopez Wants Scooter Braun to Join 'American Idol' Judges!

Aug 22nd 2013 5:10PM

Jennifer Lopez is reportedly hoping that Justin Bieber's manager will get the final spot at the judges table for season 13 of American Idol...get the... Read More

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Jennifer Lopez Returning to 'American Idol,' Says Casper Smart

Aug 20th 2013 5:03PM

It looks like Jennifer Lopez is giving American Idol another shot. Check out what her boyfriend Casper Smart had to say when he was asked if the... Read More

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Why Did Kanye West Turn Down Judging 'American Idol'?

Aug 20th 2013 4:54PM

The Yeezus rapper reportedly declined a judging gig on the hit Fox show because he felt it was "too mainstream" and would "ruin his street cred"... Read More

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Is Jennifer Lopez Returning to 'American Idol'?

Aug 1st 2013 3:09PM

The singer is reportedly very close to signing a deal to judge American Idol for a third time...find out why she wants to return to the show... Read More

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What Will 'American Idol' Finalist Angie Miller Do Next?

Jul 30th 2013 11:44AM

Angie Miller may have come in third on this past season of 'American Idol,' but she is surely working her way to No. 1 on the charts! See what Angie... Read More

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Who Should Be the Next 'American Idol' Judge? Finalists Chime In!

Jul 24th 2013 7:04PM

Who better to ask who should be the next 'Idol' judge than this season's finalists? Check out which artists they threw out there including Justin... Read More

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Which Idol Finalist Is the Messiest? The Biggest Diva? Party Animal?

Jul 17th 2013 2:03PM

We know our Idol finalists pretty well, but not as well as they know each other. We asked them some superlatives and found out who is the messiest,... Read More

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Idol Finalists Get Ready for Summer Tour! (EXCLUSIVE!)

Jul 14th 2013 8:24AM

We've missed our Idols! We recently caught up with this season's finalists at their rehearsal and chatted with them about what they've been up to,... Read More

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'Duck Dynasty' Daughter Serenaded by 'American Idol' Winner for Sweet Sixteen

Jul 5th 2013 9:24PM

What's better than celebrating your sweet sixteen?! Having an American Idol winner perform at your party and sing you "Happy Birthday," that's what!... Read More

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Carrie Underwood Says 'American Idol' Hasn't Asked Her to Judge

Jun 7th 2013 11:31AM

Carrie Underwood recently talked about those American Idol judging rumors. Find out what she said and if we can expect her on the judging panel next... Read More

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Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey Officially Leaving 'American Idol'

May 31st 2013 10:50AM

After just one season as feuding judges on the hit Fox series, both Nicki and Mariah confirm they won't be coming back to the show next season... Read More

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Report: Jennifer Hudson Inks Deal to Judge 'American Idol'

May 27th 2013 6:21AM

Jennifer Hudson will reportedly take a seat at the American Idol judges' table for season 13! Check out the other Idol alums that may be joining her!... Read More

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American Idol: Kelly Clarkson, Adam Lambert, Other Alums Considered as New Judges?

May 23rd 2013 3:09PM

The people at American Idol just came up with the best idea ever! Will the new judges be former contestants?!... Read More

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Is Keith Urban Returning to 'American Idol'? "There's Talk About It"

May 17th 2013 5:54PM

There has been a lot of talk about who is leaving and who might be joining the 'American Idol' judges panel, but will Keith Urban be coming back for... Read More

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Glee's Amber Riley Shows Her Love for 'Idol' Winner Candice Glover

May 17th 2013 5:35PM

Amber Riley of 'Glee' takes in the 'American Idol' season finale with 'Idol' season ' contestant Todrick Hall. Amber also tweets her congrats to... Read More

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'Idol' Finale Red Carpet: Jessica Sanchez, Scotty McCreery and More!

May 17th 2013 11:49AM

We caught up with the celebs on the red carpet of the 'American Idol' finale and found out who they were rooting for to win!... Read More

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'Idol' Winner Candice Glover: "I Knew If I Kept Trying, It Would Happen"

May 17th 2013 11:36AM

America has finally crowned its new American Idol! Candice Glover talked to us after the results and told us how she felt!... Read More