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Nigel Lythgoe

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  1. 'American Idol' Burning Questions: Is Phillip Phillips a Phil Collins Superfan? Who Pranked Skylar Laine and What Did Gwen Stefani Have to Say About It?

    9:49 am 4/5/2012

    Plus: What did DeAndre Brackensick think of Ryan Seacrest's falsetto? Did Jessica Sanchez debate singing Whitney Houston again? And how was Hollie Cavanagh handling Wednesday's harsh critique? THR has the answers...Read more

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  2. 'American Idol': 18 Things You Didn't See on Wednesday's Top 8 Show

    1:30 am 4/5/2012

    This week's 80s theme brought out cheery vibes in the "Idol" studio, as Ryan Seacrest tried his own falsetto, Jennifer Lopez nuzzled with boyfriend Casper Smart and Randy Jackson said the "F" word -- as in final. Read more

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  3. 'American Idol's' Colton Dixon: Is the Heat on to Tone Down the Religious Rhetoric? (Video)

    5:30 am 3/29/2012

    The Season 11 finalist reveals how show producers really feel about his passionate -- and very public -- displays of faith. Plus: THR looks at whether religion will hurt or help his chance of winning. Read more

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  4. 'American Idol' Finalists React to Jermaine Jones' Disqualification: 'We Didn't Get to Say Goodbye'

    4:00 am 3/15/2012

    Season 11 contestants Colton Dixon, Heejun Han, Skylar Laine and Erika Van Pelt weigh in on the instant elimination and sudden controversy, calling the situation "sad" and "weird." Read more

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  5. 'American Idol's' Haley Reinhart Talks New Album, Guest Stars (Exclusive)

    3:49 pm 3/7/2012

    THR got an early listen of the season 10 finalist's debut which is due out in May. Read more

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  6. 'American Idol': 13 Things You Didn't See on Tuesday's Show

    6:00 am 2/29/2012

    Who got the loudest audience applause? How did Ryan Seacrest pump up the crowd? Which contestant's mom had her own dream-come-true moment with J. Lo? As 13 guys vie for a spot in the Top 10, THR has eyes -- and ears -- on all.Read more

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  7. 'The Voice' Champ Javier Colon Accepts Simon Cowell's 'Super Final' Challenge

    12:34 pm 2/20/2012

    Adam Levine's first season winner shows he's still up for a few more battle rounds against winners hailing from "The X Factor" and "American Idol."Read more

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  8. 'American Idol' Hollywood Round 1: Symone Black Collapses, Drama Ensues (Video)

    6:52 pm 2/8/2012

    The 16-year-old hopeful faints and falls offstage after performing for the judges in a tense episode that also saw the departure Jim Carrey's daughter, Jane.Read more

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  9. Nigel Lythgoe: 'The Voice' is 'Feeding' off 'American Idol'

    12:19 pm 2/7/2012

    The exec producer also takes on "The X Factor," saying Simon Cowell's Fox show could contribute to viewer fatigue.Read more

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  10. Obama Invited to Sing on 'American Idol' With Al Green

    8:46 am 1/31/2012

    Producer Nigel Lythgoe suggested a duet after seeing the president sing a line from "Let's Stay Together."Read more

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