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Adam Lambert to Judge 'American Idol' New York Auditions

Adam Lambert to Judge 'American Idol' New York Auditions

It wasn't all that long ago — the American Idol season 12 finale in 2013 to be exact — when Adam Lambert told The Hollywood Reporter how he would love to serve as a judge one day.

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Kris Allen Talks 'American Idol' Baby Boom, New Video, Fall Tour

Kris Allen Talks 'American Idol' Baby Boom, New Video, Fall Tour

Fans planning to see Kris Allen on tour this year may want to remember to wear a pair of comfortable dancing shoes.

“We have done some Soul Train lines,” says the American Idol season eight winner. “How can I not do a Soul Train line?”

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Watch 'American Idol' Alum Chris Daughtry Record the 'Utopia' Theme Song (Exclusive)

Watch 'American Idol' Alum Chris Daughtry Record the 'Utopia' Theme Song (Exclusive)

When Fox debuts the much-buzzed about series Utopia on Sept. 7, viewers may notice a familiar voice singing the theme song: American Idol alum Chris Daughtry.

The season-five finalist says show producers reached out to him directly with the idea for the series and asked if he'd be interested in tackling the theme song. The concept piqued his curiosity, he explains in a behind-the-scenes video of the recording process, which will air during Sunday's Utopia premiere .

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Carrie Underwood Announces Pregnancy

Carrie Underwood Announces Pregnancy

Carrie Underwood has given new meaning to Labor Day with the announcement that she and husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.

The American Idol season-four winner took to Twitter to reveal the news with help from her two dogs, each wearing separate blue and pink shirts reading, "I am going to be a Big Brother" and "I am going to be a Big Sister."

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Watch Lady Gaga Join Adam Lambert Onstage in Homage to the Queen "Mothership"

Watch Lady Gaga Join Adam Lambert Onstage in Homage to the Queen "Mothership"

Lady Gaga joined Adam Lambert and Queen, the band that inspired her stage name, for a rocking rendition of the classic hit "Another One Bites The Dust" onstage in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday.

She joined the group decked out in a giant afro wig. Following her surprise appearance, the singer tweeted, "I just played with Queen I'm the happiest girl alive," then Instagrammed several pictures of herself along with guitarist Brian May and Lambert.

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'American Idol' Alum Colton Dixon Banks on Christianity

'American Idol' Alum Colton Dixon Banks on Christianity

Colton Dixon may be making a name for himself in the world of Christian music, but that doesn’t mean his name isn’t associated with at least one sinful indulgence: ice cream. The American Idol season 11 alum now has his very own flavor courtesy of Boston ice creamery Emack & Bolio, one part of a marketing blitz in advance of his sophomore effort, Anchor, which includes his likeness on specially-marked cans of Mountain Dew (that come with a free download of new music).

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Disney's 'American Idol' Experience to Close Early

Disney's 'American Idol' Experience to Close Early

Walt Disney World's American Idol Experience attraction will be closing at the end of summer, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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Following Suicide Scare, 'American Idol' Alum Josh Gracin Checks Into Psychiatric Facility

Following Suicide Scare, 'American Idol' Alum Josh Gracin Checks Into Psychiatric Facility

American Idol season-two alum Josh Gracin has been discharged from the hospital and has voluntarily checked himself into an inpatient psychiatric facility, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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Watch Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert Lampoon 'American Idol'

Watch Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert Lampoon 'American Idol'

If Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, or Led Zeppelin were to audition for American Idol today, would any of them have earned a Golden Ticket to Hollywood?

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'American Idol' Alum Josh Gracin, Feared to Have Committed Suicide, Is Alive

'American Idol' Alum Josh Gracin, Feared to Have Committed Suicide, Is Alive

In an increasingly disturbing trend, another American Idol alum was thought to have died unexpectedly, until police found the former contestant alive, if not so well.

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'American Idol' Champ Kris Allen Opens Up About New Album; Remembers Michael Johns

'American Idol' Champ Kris Allen Opens Up About New Album; Remembers Michael Johns

It’s less than a week before the release date of his new album, Horizons, and American Idol season eight winner Kris Allen is like a kid on Christmas Eve.

The 29-year old singer had just released a live stream of the collection on YouTube, and stayed up into the wee hours reading fan reaction on the Internet. While he excitedly waited to see which songs were emerging as fan favorites, he was most amused by one question about who the mysterious vocalist on one song was hitting an extraordinarily low note.

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'American Idol' Auditionee Nabs a Dance With Jennifer Lopez (Video)

'American Idol' Auditionee Nabs a Dance With Jennifer Lopez (Video)

An American Idol hopeful trying out in Nashville got something better than just a golden ticket. The series released a clip on Thursday that shows a brave soul, who remains anonymous but auditioned with "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith, scored a slow dance with Jennifer Lopez.

"Dance with you right now?" asked the judge after his pivotal moment. "What kind of dancing? Because my heels are really high."

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'American Idol' on the Charts: Danny Gokey Poised for First No. 1 Single

'American Idol' on the Charts: Danny Gokey Poised for First No. 1 Single

HERE’S HOPING: A few weeks ago, Danny Gokey earned his first-ever Billboard No. 1, when his album Hope in Front of Me debuted in pole position on Top Christian Albums. Now, the season eight alum could collect his first No. 1 single as early as next week, thanks to the title song's two-point jump to No. 2 on the Christian Airplay chart.

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'American Idol' on the Charts: Jennifer Hudson and R. Kelly's 'World' Spins Onto Adult R&B

'American Idol' on the Charts: Jennifer Hudson and R. Kelly's 'World' Spins Onto Adult R&B

IT'S A J-HUD 'WORLD': Jennifer Hudson performed her new single, "It's Your World," on the June 29 BET Awards, and now the track, which features R. Kelly, has made its way onto the Billboard charts, debuting at No. 25 on Adult R&B. It is the follow-up to "Walk It Out," which is still on the survey, falling from 25 to 28 in its 12th week, after peaking at No. 22. This current run of singles from Hudson's forthcoming album, due out Sept.

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