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JUN
29
3 WKS

BET Awards: Nicki Minaj Enlists 'American Idol' Alum for 'Pills N Potions' Performance (Video)

BET Awards: Nicki Minaj Enlists 'American Idol' Alum for 'Pills N Potions' Performance (Video)

American Idol's twelfth season may have gone down in the history books as difficult, but former  judge Nicki Minaj showed her loyalty by bringing seventh place finisher Burnell Taylor onstage at Sunday night's Black Entertainment Television network awards.

PHOTOS BET Awards 2014: Stars on the Red Carpet

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JUN
27
4 WKS

'American Idol' Alum Pia Toscano Joins Jennifer Lopez on Tour as Backup Singer

American Idol season 10 darling Pia Toscano, fresh off a gig opening for the Los Angeles Kings—her Stanley Cup performances of the national anthem made her the “good luck charm” of the finals—took center stage at Crustacean Beverly Hills on Wednesday night. She joined childhood friend, writing partner and producer Jared Lee for what was billed as the Red Hour Jam Session. Crustacean’s sister enterprise, Left Shoe Company, presented the event.

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JAN
11
6 MOS

'American Idol' on the Charts: Candice Glover Debuts With First Post-Win Single

'American Idol' on the Charts: Candice Glover Debuts With First Post-Win Single

'CRIED' OUT: It’s been eight months since Candice Glover was crowned the winner of season 12 of American Idol. The 24-year-old singer from Beaufort, S.C. made her Billboard chart debut just a few days after the finale with her coronation song, “I Am Beautiful.” That tune appeared on eight different charts, with peak positions that ranged from No. 93 on the Hot 100 to No. 6 on Heatseekers Songs. This week, Glover returns to the pages of Billboard with her latest single, “Cried.” The track debuts at No.

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DEC
31
7 MOS

Best of 2013: The Year in 'American Idol'

Best of 2013: The Year in 'American Idol'

From marriages to births to Glee guest-starring roles, 2013 was certainly a busy year for American Idol alums and judges.

The year began with a new judging panel featuring Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey -- and ended by welcoming back departed judge Jennifer Lopez and adding the affable Harry Connick Jr. into the fold.

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DEC
19
7 MOS

'American Idol' Alum Angie Miller on Her Early Christmas Present, Advice From Adam Lambert

'American Idol' Alum Angie Miller on Her Early Christmas Present, Advice From Adam Lambert

American Idol season 12 finalist Angie Miller was home in Boston when she got an early Christmas present: an offer to tour with Christian music star Michael W. Smith.

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NOV
26
8 MOS

Angie Miller Celebrates 'This Christmas Time' With New Release (Audio)

Angie Miller Celebrates 'This Christmas Time' With New Release (Audio)

American Idol Season 12 alum Angie Miller is getting into the holiday spirit with her new single titled “This Christmas Song,” set for release Dec. 3.

The Beverly, Mass. singer released a teaser of the acoustic guitar based song on her Instagram account on Tuesday. Co-written by Miller, “This Christmas Song” is produced by Red Decibel.

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NOV
25
8 MOS

'American Idol' Winner Candice Glover Releases New Single (Video)

'American Idol' Winner Candice Glover Releases New Single (Video)

American Idol Season 12 winner Candice Glover has released her new single, "Cried," on iTunes today.

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NOV
14
8 MOS

Harry Connick Jr. to Mariah Carey: 'American Idol' is Heaven, Not Hell

Harry Connick Jr. to Mariah Carey: 'American Idol' is Heaven, Not Hell

American Idol may have been a highway to hell for departed judge Mariah Carey, but for Harry Connick, Jr., the experience has been simply heavenly.

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NOV
13
8 MOS

Did Mariah Carey Call Nicki Minaj 'Satan?' (Video)

Did Mariah Carey Call Nicki Minaj 'Satan?' (Video)

Mariah Carey's American Idol journey was more like a Highway to Hell, according to the singer in a recent interview on New York radio station Hot 97.

"Honestly, I thought it was gonna be a three-person panel. They gave me a nice dangling monetary moment,” she said.

Carey did not directly address her public feud with former judge Nicki Minaj, but she did describe an unhappy work environment.

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OCT
23
9 MOS

'American Idol' Alum Angie Miller to Tour With Michael W. Smith

'American Idol' Alum Angie Miller to Tour With Michael W. Smith

Santa Claus has arrived early for American Idol season 12 alum Angie Miller, who has just been tapped as the opening act for Christian artist Michael W. Smith’s Christmas tour.

The tour kicks off  Dec. 1 in Murfreesboro, Tenn.—the hometown of Season 11 star Colton Dixon-- and wraps up Dec. 15 in Detroit, Mich.

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SEP
30
10 MOS

'American Idol' Winner Candice Glover's Debut Album Delayed

'American Idol' Winner Candice Glover's Debut Album Delayed

American Idol fans are going to have to wait a little longer to hear Season 12 winner Candice Glover's music speak.

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AUG
15
11 MOS

'American Idol' Live Tour: For Angie Miller, a Full Circle Moment (Video)

'American Idol' Live Tour: For Angie Miller, a Full Circle Moment (Video)

The American Idol Live tour touched down in Newark, NJ this week, and for one of the Top 11 finalists, the show had a special significance.

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JUL
25
12 MOS

'American Idol' Live Tour: Season 12's Top 11 Break Down the Set List

'American Idol' Live Tour: Season 12's Top 11 Break Down the Set List

Between live shows in Sacramento and Phoenix, the tour busses carrying the top 11 finalists from season 12 of American Idol stopped at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. There, before they took to the stage, the alums took time out from their day to chat with The Hollywood Reporter about their set list, revealing some deeply personal connections to their song choices.

Candice Glover, “In the Middle”

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JUL
24
12 MOS

'American Idol' Alum Lazaro Arbos Misses Arizona Show

'American Idol' Alum Lazaro Arbos Misses Arizona Show

The Arizona stop on the American Idol 2013 summer tour went on without Lazaro Arbos, who was fighting off an infection.

The Season 12 alum let his fans know the situation on Twitter, writing, “I won’t be performing in Arizona tonight due to a really bad infection I got.”

VIDEO: 'American Idol' Season 12: Idols Play Reporters 

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