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'American Idol' Alum David Archuleta to Fans: 'I'm Not Dead' (Video)

'American Idol' Alum David Archuleta to Fans: 'I'm Not Dead' (Video)

American Idol alum David Archuleta  has a message for his fans: “I’m not dead.”

The season seven runner-up, who recently returned from a mission in Chile with his church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, posted a new vlog on YouTube to discuss his new path in the music business.

“I’m still here,” he said. “I’m still alive [and not being] lazy sitting around my house.”

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MAY
30
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'American Idol' on the Charts: 'Bad' News is Good for Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert

'American Idol' on the Charts: 'Bad' News is Good for Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert

A 'BAD' DEBUT: In a very newsy chart week for American Idols, Carrie Underwood makes headlines with twin debuts, including a new entry in pole position. After premiering their first-ever collaboration on the 2014 Billboard Music Awards, the season four Idol winner and Miranda Lambert see their duet, “Somethin’ Bad,” open at No. 1 on Country Digital Songs. This gives Underwood her 70th Billboard chart-topper.

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MAY
29
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An 'American Idol' Prom: Jena Irene Takes Winner Caleb Johnson as Date (Photo)

An 'American Idol' Prom: Jena Irene Takes Winner Caleb Johnson as Date (Photo)

How many girls can say they brought the American Idol to their high school prom?

Jena Irene certainly can.

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MAY
29
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'American Idol' Alum Pia Toscano Joining Jennifer Lopez on Summer Tour

'American Idol' Alum Pia Toscano Joining Jennifer Lopez on Summer Tour

Shortly after Pia Toscano joined Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Sanchez and Allison Iraheta for a performance on season 13 of American Idol, the season 10 alum was offered another golden opportunity from the "I Luh Ya Papi" singer.

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MAY
27
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Adam Lambert Moving to the Hollywood Hills

Adam Lambert Moving to the Hollywood Hills

It's official: Adam Lambert is definitely going Hollywood -- to live, that is.

The American Idol season eight star has plunked down $2.995 million for a home in the Hollywood Hills, according to latimes.com.

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MAY
27
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North Carolina Winners Rule 'American Idol'

North Carolina Winners Rule 'American Idol'

Turns out that basketball stars aren't the only homegrown product from the Tar Heel State.

There must be something in the water in North Carolina, because it now ranks as the state with the highest number of American Idol winners in the show's history

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MAY
25
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'American Idol' Alum Haley Reinhart Makes 'Love Not War' (Audio)

'American Idol' Alum Haley Reinhart Makes 'Love Not War' (Audio)

New music from American Idol alum Haley Reinhart has surfaced, courtesy of Scotty Hills, a co-writer on the track.

“Love Not War,” co-written by Reinhart, Hills and Augie Ray, is a jazzy dance track recorded last September.

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MAY
24
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'American Idol' on the Charts: Scotty McCreery's Latest Feels Its Way onto Hot Country Songs

'American Idol' on the Charts: Scotty McCreery's Latest Feels Its Way onto Hot Country Songs

'FEELIN'' ALRIGHT: Last week, season 10 champion Scotty McCreery performed his latest single, "Feelin’ It," on the one-hour results show of American Idol. This week, the track with a summery vibe debuts on Hot Country Songs at No. 40.

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MAY
23
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Ex-'American Idol' Contestant Corey Clark Loses $40M Lawsuit Against MTV

Ex-'American Idol' Contestant Corey Clark Loses $40M Lawsuit Against MTV

Corey Clark, who was disqualified as a contestant on American Idol and later achieved notoriety for claiming to have had an affair with then-Idol judge Paula Abdul, has lost a $40 million defamation lawsuit against MTV and its parent company Viacom.

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MAY
23
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Fans Mistakenly Congratulate Meat Loaf for 'American Idol' Win

Fans Mistakenly Congratulate Meat Loaf for 'American Idol' Win

All throughout season 13, Caleb Johnson drew comparisons to his rock doppelganger Marvin Lee Aday, otherwise known as Meat Loaf.

Shortly after his American Idol win, there were plenty of kudos to Meat Loaf on his Facebook page.

"Some of you guys are funny," he wrote. "I’ve had a lot of congratulations messages and tweets for MY American Idol win!!!"

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MAY
22
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'American Idol': Rickey Minor Reveals Secrets of Judges' Fleetwood Mac Jam

'American Idol': Rickey Minor Reveals Secrets of Judges' Fleetwood Mac Jam

Week after week on American Idol, the judges always tell the contestants that their performance always comes down to song choice.

But what happens when the judges have to come up with a song choice for themselves?

“It’s hard  to get four leaders of four countries together to agree on something, so that’s why I come in as a neutralizer,” said American Idol band leader Rickey Minor, the mastermind behind the judge jam on Wednesday night’s Idol finale.

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MAY
22
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Jason Mraz Says 'Yes' to Writing with 'American Idol' Finalist Alex Preston

Jason Mraz Says 'Yes' to Writing with 'American Idol' Finalist Alex Preston

As a songwriter, Jason Mraz has many words in his vocabulary, but the one word that he would love to eradicate is "no."

"Yes is what propels creativity, it's what gets you to the next level," he said. "If anyone ever says no in an improv, the scene is over."

It is for this reason, the singer, who debuted his new single "Love Someone," alongside top-three finalist Alex Preston on American Idol last night, chose to call his record Yes!

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MAY
22
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'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson: 'I Want to Write a Zombie Rock Opera'

'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson: 'I Want to Write a Zombie Rock Opera'

Now that Caleb Johnson has been crowned season 13's American Idol winner, what's next for the Asheville, N.C., rocker?

"I want to write a rock opera," he told reporters. "I want to do a zombie rock opera. I want to do something crazy out there."

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MAY
22
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'American Idol' Runner-Up Jena Irene: Caleb Johnson Is My Prom Date

'American Idol' Runner-Up Jena Irene: Caleb Johnson Is My Prom Date

“It’s over, thank God,” said Jena Irene to a roomful of reporters moments after Caleb Johnson was declared the winner of American Idol season 13.

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