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MAY
23
1 years

'American Idol': Kelly Clarkson Will Not Judge Season 13

'American Idol': Kelly Clarkson Will Not Judge Season 13

Despite rampant rumors, a rep for Kelly Clarkson tells The Hollywood Reporter that the American Idol winner will not be judging season 13 of the Fox show.

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MAY
21
1 years

'American Idol' Alum Allison Iraheta is Married

'American Idol' Alum Allison Iraheta is Married

American Idol alum Allison Iraheta is married.

The season eight finalist, who competed at age 17 and came in fourth behind winner Kris Allen and runners up Adam Lambert and Danny Gokey, eloped with songwriter-producer Matthew Hagar back in January. Hagar is also her bandmate in the group Halo Circus.

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MAY
17
1 years

Adam Lambert: 'American Idol' Judge? (Video)

Adam Lambert: 'American Idol' Judge? (Video)

His return to the stage was one of the highlights of the American Idol season 12 finale. We're talking, of course, about season eight runner-u[ Adam Lambert, who joined top three finalist Angie Miller for an emotional rendition of David Guetta and Sia's "Titanium."  

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MAY
17
1 years

'American Idol' Finale's Ratings Free Fall: What Went Wrong

'American Idol' Finale's Ratings Free Fall: What Went Wrong

The numbers are in on the American Idol season 12 finale, and it’s not a pretty picture. The Fox show saw a dip of more than 40 percent from the 2012 season closer, losing some 7 million viewers to come in at a 3.6 rating among adults 18-49. Total viewers equaled 14.3 million -- the first time a finale has not reached the 20-million mark since the show first aired in 2002.

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MAY
16
1 years

'American Idol' Season 12 Finale: Adam Lambert Tops 5 Best Moments

'American Idol' Season 12 Finale: Adam Lambert Tops 5 Best Moments

Adam Lambert returned, Jennifer Lopez worked the wind machine and Randy Jackson was honored with a farewell package featuring dogs, not dawgs. With season 12 officially in the history books, American Idol pulled out all the stops to make the 2013 finale memorable.

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MAY
15
1 years

'American Idol' Finale: Mariah Carey Medley, Randy Jackson on Bass, Psy on Tap

'American Idol' Finale: Mariah Carey Medley, Randy Jackson on Bass, Psy on Tap

Preparations are in full swing for Thursday night's American Idol grand finale at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre where, following Wednesday's showdown between Kree Harrison and Candice Glover, the entire audience was loaded out and a new one brought in for a pre-tape of Mariah Carey's performance.

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MAY
6
1 years

'American Idol' Finale: Adam Lambert and Angie Miller to Duet

'American Idol' Finale: Adam Lambert and Angie Miller to Duet

With the American Idol season 12 finale just over a week away, the lineup for the grandest of results episodes is coming together.

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MAY
2
1 years

'American Idol' Finale: Adam Lambert, Jennifer Hudson Approached to Perform

'American Idol' Finale: Adam Lambert, Jennifer Hudson Approached to Perform

The American Idol  season 12 finale is shaping up to be an all-star alumni extravaganza, as Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, a finalist from season three, and season eight runner-up Adam Lambert have both been approached to perform, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Neither has committed to the May 16 event yet.

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MAY
1
1 years

'American Idol' and the Theory of '3': Is Every Third Season a Dud?

'American Idol' and the Theory of '3': Is Every Third Season a Dud?

There’s an oft-whispered theory among American Idol insiders: the notion that every third season of the show is inevitably a weaker one.

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APR
17
2 YEARS

'American Idol' Alum Allison Iraheta: 'I Was Done with Singing' and 'In a Sad Place'

'American Idol' Alum Allison Iraheta: 'I Was Done with Singing' and 'In a Sad Place'

Happy days are here again for American Idol season eight finalist Allison Iraheta, who debuts her new group, Halo Circus, Wednesday night at the famed Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip after a rough bout of post-show trauma.

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MAR
28
2 YEARS

Adam Lambert to Be Honored by GLAAD

Adam Lambert to Be Honored by GLAAD

American Idol alum Adam Lambert will be honored at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the San Francisco ceremony May 11, the media advocacy organization said Thursday.

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MAR
25
2 YEARS

'American Idol': Katharine McPhee, OneRepublic to Perform on Results Show (Exclusive)

'American Idol': Katharine McPhee, OneRepublic to Perform on Results Show (Exclusive)

Thursday night's American Idol results show is sure to be a, ahem, smash as season five runner-up Katharine McPhee returns to the Fox show for a special performance with OneRepublic.

McPhee will lend guest vocals to the group's latest single, "If I Lose Myself," which appears on OneRepublic's new album, Native (out March 26).

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MAR
22
2 YEARS

Eliminated 'Idol' Paul Jolley on the End of the 'White Guy With Guitar' Era

Eliminated 'Idol' Paul Jolley on the End of the 'White Guy With Guitar' Era

With America saying goodbye to Paul Jolley on Thursday night’s elimination episode of American Idol, it begs the question: Is this the end of the White Guy With Guitar era?

“For this show, yes,” says the 23-year old Dresden, Tenn., singer. “But in my eyes, I have already won ”

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MAR
6
2 YEARS

'American Idol': Billboard Ranks the Show's Top 100 Hits of All Time

'American Idol': Billboard Ranks the Show's Top 100 Hits of All Time

After 11 years on the air, American Idol grads have spawned many dozens of original songs. Who ranks highest? THR's sister publication Billboard (and Idol Worship's own Fred Bronson) crunched the numbers to come up with the top 100 Idol singles of all-time.

Leading the list is original Idol Kelly Clarkson, whose songs take the top two spots and 16 others elsewhere in the top 100.

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