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'Idol Hangover': Season 10's James Durbin On Bringing the Heavy, Rebellion to 'American Idol' (Video)

'Idol Hangover': Season 10's James Durbin On Bringing the Heavy, Rebellion to 'American Idol' (Video)

American Idol alum James Durbin joins THR on the Idol Hangover couch this week to talk about his performance on Thursday's elimination show, being "the rebel" of season 10 and inspiring fellow Santa Cruz native Chris Rene to audition for X Factor.

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'Idol Hangover' Hot Topics: Jessica Sanchez's Save, Dixon-Durbin Hair Wars, Steven Tyler's Out There Style

'Idol Hangover' Hot Topics: Jessica Sanchez's Save, Dixon-Durbin Hair Wars, Steven Tyler's Out There Style

On this week's episode of Idol Hangover, THR music editor Shirley Halperin and special correspondent Didi Benami run down five hot topics to emerge from the Top 7 show. Among them: Jessica Sanchez's surprising elimination and subsequent save, Steven Tyler's out there style choices and why Hollie Cavanagh is constantly being bullied by the judges.

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'American Idol's' James Durbin Guests on Next Episode of THR's 'Idol Hangover'

'American Idol's' James Durbin Guests on Next Episode of THR's 'Idol Hangover'

Season 10 fourth place finalist James Durbin will guest on Friday's "Idol Hangover," The Hollywood Reporter's original American Idol web show.

And there's certainly plenty to talk about when it comes to this week's competition, including the shocking elimination of Jessica Sanchez, followed by an immediate save by the judges.

STORY: 'American Idol's' Colton Dixon: Obscenity-Free and Proud of It

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'American Idol's' Kris Allen Talks New Album, Brand Loyalty, Fan Wars on 'Idol Hangover' (Video)

'American Idol's' Kris Allen Talks New Album, Brand Loyalty, Fan Wars on 'Idol Hangover' (Video)

American Idol season 8 winner Kris Allen joins THR on the Idol Hangover couch this week to talk about his new album, Thank You Camellia, and sure-to-be-a-hit single "The Vision of Love."

STORY: 'American Idol' Castoff DeAndre Brackensick Sounds Off on the Judges, Jimmy Iovine and Plans for Prom

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THR's 'Idol Hangover: Episode 4' With 'American Idol's Pia Toscano, Erika Van Pelt, Michael Orland and Radio Disney's Jake Whetter (Video)

THR's 'Idol Hangover: Episode 4' With 'American Idol's Pia Toscano, Erika Van Pelt, Michael Orland and Radio Disney's Jake Whetter (Video)

For the first time on American Idol, fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger mentored the Top 10 finalists- sharing his personal guidance on the ingredients to stardom.

PHOTOS: 'American Idol' Season 11 Top 13 Finalists

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MAR
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2 YEARS

'American Idol's' Pia Toscano, Radio Disney's Jake Whetter Guest on Friday's THR 'Idol Hangover'

'American Idol's' Pia Toscano, Radio Disney's Jake Whetter Guest on Friday's THR 'Idol Hangover'

This week guests on THR's Idol Hangover hosted by THR's music editor Shirley Halperin and THR.com editor Joseph Kapsch:

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MAR
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2 YEARS

THR 'Idol Hangover: Episode 3' With 'American Idol's' Katie Stevens, David Hernandez and Expert Richard Rushfield

THR 'Idol Hangover: Episode 3' With 'American Idol's' Katie Stevens, David Hernandez and Expert Richard Rushfield

This week, controversy rocked American Idol with shocking news of the disqualification of Season 11 finalist Jermaine "Gentle Giant" Jones. THR "Idol Hangover" hosts Shirley Halperin and Joseph Kapsch delved into the turn of events surrounding his dismissal with Friday's guests.

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'American Idol's' Katie Stevens, David Hernandez, Expert Richard Rushfield on Friday's 'Idol Hangover' Show

'American Idol's' Katie Stevens, David Hernandez, Expert Richard Rushfield on Friday's 'Idol Hangover' Show

This week, controversy rocked American Idol with shocking news of the disqualification of Season 11 finalist Jermaine "Gentle Giant" Jones. THR "Idol Hangover" hosts Shirley Halperin and Joseph Kapsch will delve into the turn of events surrounding his dismissal with Friday's guests.

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'American Idol's' Colton Dixon Sings Hair-Metal Hit; White Lion Frontman Praises Performance, Lays Into Steven Tyler

'American Idol's' Colton Dixon Sings Hair-Metal Hit; White Lion Frontman Praises Performance, Lays Into Steven Tyler

American Idol finalist Colton Dixon had a hell of a time with this week’s “songs from the year you were born” theme. The 20-year-old was born in 1991, which some may remember as that purgatorial period between the hair metal days of the late 1980s and grunge, which really took off the following year.

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THR's Idol Hangover: Episode 2 With Stefano Langone, Bonnie McKee

THR's Idol Hangover: Episode 2 With Stefano Langone, Bonnie McKee

The second episode of THR's live talk show hosted by music editor Shirley Halperin and THR.com editor Joseph Kapsch will feature guests Stefano Langone ("American Idol: Season 10"), Songwriter Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry/Britney Spears) and "Idol" correspondent Didi Benami's special backstage interview with Season's 11 first eliminated contestant.

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MAR
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'American Idol's' Stefano Langone, Songwriter Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) Guest on THR's 'Idol Hangover' This Friday

'American Idol's' Stefano Langone, Songwriter Bonnie McKee (Katy Perry, Britney Spears) Guest on THR's 'Idol Hangover' This Friday

This week, American Idol Season 10 finalist Stefano Langone takes a seat on the "Idol Hangover" couch to talk about his upcoming projects, what he's been up to since last season and his thoughts on Season 11's new crop of contenders.

Idol viewers most fondly recall Stefano for his memorable covers of Ne-Yo, Boyz II Men, Bruno Mars and Stevie Wonder.

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MAR
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THR's 'Idol Hangover' Live Talk Show Kicks Off With Past Finalists Blake Lewis and Didi Benami

THR's 'Idol Hangover' Live Talk Show Kicks Off With Past Finalists Blake Lewis and Didi Benami

The Hollywood Reporter will premiere THR.com's first talk show "Idol Hangover" on Friday, March 2 live from Hollywood.

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