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OCT
20
2 DAYS

Phillip Phillips, Trisha Yearwood, Carlos Santana Confirmed for World Series

Phillip Phillips, Trisha Yearwood, Carlos Santana Confirmed for World Series

American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, Trisha Yearwood, Carlos Santana and Little Big Town are among the entertainers slated to perform the National Anthem at the 2014 World Series, a Fox spokesperson has confirmed.

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OCT
20
2 DAYS

Watch 'American Idol' Alum Clay Aiken's New Campaign Ad

Watch 'American Idol' Alum Clay Aiken's New Campaign Ad

American Idol and congressional candidate Clay Aiken is going after Republican Renee Ellmers in a new television advertisement aimed at North Carolina's Second District.

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OCT
18
4 DAYS

Former 'American Idol' Contestant Joanne Borgella Dies of Cancer

Former 'American Idol' Contestant Joanne Borgella Dies of Cancer

American Idol season-seven contestant and plus-size model Joanne Borgella has died from a rare form of cancer.

The Long Island, New York native was 32 and had been battling endometrial cancer, which she revealed in a video posted to her Facebook page a year ago had "spread to her chest."

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OCT
17
5 DAYS

'American Idol' Is Allowing Fans to Award a Golden Ticket to Hollywood

'American Idol' Is Allowing Fans to Award a Golden Ticket to Hollywood

For the first time ever, American Idol fans will have the chance to tell a hopeful "you’re going to Hollywood!"

Producers of the Fox singing series have added a new wrinkle, allowing viewers to have a say in which contestant will receive a coveted golden ticket to the show's Hollywood rounds, which begin the week of Oct. 25 (and air in the spring).

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OCT
17
5 DAYS

'American Idol' Performance Series to Launch at Los Angeles Restaurant Vitello's

'American Idol' Performance Series to Launch at Los Angeles Restaurant Vitello's

Maintaining a full touring schedule, even though his doctors have recommended a kidney transplant within six months, season-eight American Idol alum Scott MacIntyre will make his first public in-concert appearance in the U.S. at Vitello's in Studio City on Saturday, Nov. 1.

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OCT
13
1 week

Kelly Clarkson Announces Holiday Benefit Concert

Kelly Clarkson Announces Holiday Benefit Concert

Kelly Clarkson announced on her website that she'll be hosting her first annual benefit concert, Miracle on Broadway, on Dec. 20.

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OCT
13
1 week

Listen to 'American Idol' Alum Angie Miller Get "Lost in the Sound"

Listen to 'American Idol' Alum Angie Miller Get "Lost in the Sound"

American Idol's Angie Miller went through her share of storms while crafting her forthcoming EP, appropriately titled Weathered. Due out Nov. 12, the season-12 finalist is sharing one of those new tracks, “Lost in the Sound,” with The Hollywood Reporter's Idol Worship.

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OCT
1
3 WKS

'American Idol' Alum Allison Iraheta Takes Up Residency at Hollywood's Hotel Cafe

'American Idol' Alum Allison Iraheta Takes Up Residency at Hollywood's Hotel Cafe

Halo Circus, the band fronted by American Idol season eight top female finalist Allison Iraheta, began a four-week residency at Hotel Cafe in Hollywood Friday night, playing to a packed house. The group's nine-song set included eight original songs plus their remake of Duran Duran's 1989 hit, "Do You Believe in Shame?", recorded for the tribute album Making Patterns Rhyme, released in August.

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SEP
30
3 WKS

Listen to 'American Idol' Alum Didi Benami Get 'Lost At Sea'

Listen to 'American Idol' Alum Didi Benami Get 'Lost At Sea'

American Idol season-nine alum Didi Benami is about to release her proper debut album, Reverie — the result of a successful PledgeMusic crowdfunding campaign (with proceeds earmarked for Brandon McMillan’s Argus Service Dogs Foundation) and, perhaps a little bit, a broken heart.

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SEP
25
4 WKS

Jason Aldean Engaged to Former 'American Idol' Contestant

Jason Aldean Engaged to Former 'American Idol' Contestant

Jason Aldean, country star and subject of Billboard's most recent cover story, proposed to his girlfriend Brittany Kerr on Tuesday at the San Diego Zoo.

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SEP
25
4 WKS

Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks Break Up

Jason Derulo and Jordin Sparks Break Up

File under: News that's the worst.

Singer Jason Derulo and American Idol season-six winner Jordin Sparks have ended their relationship, according to E! News. The site says the split is mutual and that they'll remain friends.

Derulo first confirmed the two were a couple in January 2012. Their last red-carpet appearance together was the 2014 VMAs earlier this month.

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SEP
22
4 WKS

'American Idol' Alum Scott MacIntyre Requires Kidney Transplant Within Six Months

'American Idol' Alum Scott MacIntyre Requires Kidney Transplant Within Six Months

For the second time in his life, season-eight American Idol alum Scott MacIntyre is facing end-stage kidney disease.

The 29-year-old requires a transplant within six months, which necessitates a living donor. Last week, he was officially accepted into Nashville-based Vanderbilt Hospital’s transplant program and is on a national waiting list. The average wait time is three to five years for a kidney from a deceased donor.

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SEP
15
1 month

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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SEP
15
1 month

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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