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16
1 years

'American Idol' Alum Heejun Han Talks Season 13 (Randy's 'Soft' ... Harry's 'Cold'), New Music

'American Idol' Alum Heejun Han Talks Season 13 (Randy's 'Soft' ... Harry's 'Cold'), New Music

It seems like only yesterday that Heejun Han ripped off his top on American Idol and proclaimed that he wanted to dance along to a rip-roaring performance of Billy Joel's "My Life."

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MAY
9
1 years

'American Idol's' Angie Miller: 'I Feel Confident That I'll Make It'

'American Idol's' Angie Miller: 'I Feel Confident That I'll Make It'

Angie Miller’s hometown visit took on a special significance as the city of Boston continues to recover from the aftershocks of the April 15 bombings. But Miller returned to L.A. from Beverly, Mass. more resilient than ever -- so she told reporters after the top 3 show.

On not being able to choose her own songs…

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MAY
2
1 years

'American Idol' Recap: Three Remain After 'Toughest Cut' of the Season

'American Idol' Recap: Three Remain After 'Toughest Cut' of the Season

American Idol’s top four elimination night results show is notoriously the most emotional night of the season. With no more saves left, there is plenty on the line, including the show’s famed hometown visits for the top three remaining Idols.

And who did Idol have on hand to lend emotional support for the occasion? Season seven winner David Cook (pictured below), who offered the remaining girls sage advice: “You're gonna cry. I did. And I don't ever cry. That's a lie. That rhymed a lot."

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APR
12
1 years

'American Idol's' Lazaro Arbos Dishes Finale Details: A Duet With Cher?

'American Idol's' Lazaro Arbos Dishes Finale Details: A Duet With Cher?

Lazaro Arbos may have not won American Idol, but if gets his wish, he'll be handed the best consolation prize ever. As the Florida ice cream scooper revealed to reporters on Friday's conference call, he's working on arranging a duet with Cher for the finale.

“Six months ago when the show came on, she saw me and she connected with me,” he said. “She followed me on Twitter, and we’ve been talking back and forth since then. I love her songs!”

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MAR
22
1 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
21
1 years

'American Idol' Recap: Another Hopeful Is Sent Packing

'American Idol' Recap: Another Hopeful Is Sent Packing

After Wednesday’s performance night of Beatles songs, it seemed apparent that "She’s Leaving Home" would not be the theme on Thursday.

After all, this season is American Idol’s year of the woman, and in case viewers missed that memo, all five girls got together Fifth Harmony style for a group rendition of "Here, There and Everywhere" in the middle of Thursday’s results show.

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FEB
20
2 YEARS

Keith Urban on 'American Idol' Season 12: 'It's a Girl's Year'

Keith Urban on 'American Idol' Season 12: 'It's a Girl's Year'

American Idol's "sudden death” rounds in Las Vegas will air Wednesday night, and nobody is looking forward to it more than judge Keith Urban.

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NOV
22
2 YEARS

'American Idol' on the Charts: Jordin Sparks Turns Holiday Classic Into Latest Billboard Hit

'American Idol' on the Charts: Jordin Sparks Turns Holiday Classic Into Latest Billboard Hit

'HEAR,' HERE: Jordin Sparks collects her sixth entry on the Adult Contemporary chart with her version of a song written in 1962 and first recorded by the Harry Simeone Chorale. It was a hit again in 1963 for crooner Bing Crosby and then yet again in 1987 for Whitney Houston. “Do You Hear What I Hear,” a plea for peace inspired by the Cuban Missile Crisis, has previously charted on the Adult Contemporary list for Vanessa Williams (No. 15 the week of Jan.

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SEP
16
2 YEARS

'American Idol': First Official Photo of New Judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban

'American Idol': First Official Photo of New Judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban

Fox on Sunday released the first official photo of the new American Idol judging panel.

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SEP
16
2 YEARS

It's Official: 'American Idol' Adds Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban as Judges

It's Official: 'American Idol' Adds Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban as Judges

The rumors started almost as soon as American Idol’s season 11 wrapped, and after three months of intense speculation, Fox on Sunday finally announced the official judges lineup for season 12.

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SEP
4
2 YEARS

'American Idol's' Pia Toscano Parts Ways With Interscope, 19 Recordings (Exclusive)

'American Idol's' Pia Toscano Parts Ways With Interscope, 19 Recordings (Exclusive)

Hers was the most shocking elimination of American Idol's tenth season, but a little over a year since the show wrapped for Pia Toscano, the singer has parted ways with 19 Recordings and Interscope.

In an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Toscano reveals that a "difference of opinion" was the reason for the delay of her debut album on the Universal-owned major label. She had hoped the record would be ready for a fall release.

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AUG
2
2 YEARS

'American Idol's' Phillip Phillips' 'Home' Sales Surge Thanks to Olympics

'American Idol's' Phillip Phillips' 'Home' Sales Surge Thanks to Olympics

"Home," the coronation song by 2012 American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, is getting a second life -- thanks to the Olympics.

The song, chosen for Phillips by Interscope Geffen A&M chairman Jimmy Iovine and first released in May, has been used repeatedly as a theme during NBC's broadcast of its women's gymnastics coverage.

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JUL
13
2 YEARS

'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Earns First Gold Record

'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Earns First Gold Record

Phillip Phillips' first single "Home" has gone gold, marking sales in excess of 500,000 units -- 523,477 to be exact, according to management and publishing company Pulse Recordings, which represents the song's co-writer and producer Drew Pearson. This week alone, it sold more than 27,000 copies. 

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MAY
23
2 YEARS

'American Idol's' Jessica Sanchez on Coming in Second: 'I'm Relieved That This Whole Thing is Over' (Video)

'American Idol's' Jessica Sanchez on Coming in Second: 'I'm Relieved That This Whole Thing is Over' (Video)

American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez told reporters she was “kind of relieved that this whole this is over” after Phillip Phillips was crowned as the new Season 11 champion.

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