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American Idol Season 12

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  1. Unconventional 'American Idol' Contestant Charlie Askew: 'I'm Glad I'm Done With It'

    11:15 am 4/19/2013

    The semifinalist and fan favorite opens up about his season 12 journey and opinionated judge Nicki Minaj. "I thought of all people she would understand where I was coming from," he says.Read more

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  2. 'American Idol' Last Words: Janelle Arthur

    9:07 am 4/19/2013

    Janelle Arthur chats with THR Idol Correspondent Casey Abrams after her elimination from 'American Idol'Read more

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  3. 'American Idol' Burning Questions: The 'Who Knew?' Edition

    8:01 pm 4/18/2013

    Among the revelations about season 12's top 5: Angie Miller is a monster on the ice, Janelle Arthur has a knack for arranging and Kree Harrison is friends with some of Nashville's most promising new country acts.Read more

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  4. 'American Idol' Recap: Paula Abdul Makes Triumphant Return; Another Finalist Bites the Dust

    4:58 pm 4/18/2013

    The ex-judge joined season three winner Fantasia on Thursday's results show. A cryfest ensued.Read more

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  5. 'American Idol' on the Charts: For Scotty McCreery, 'See'-ing Is Believing

    12:15 pm 4/18/2013

    The season 10 winner is the latest recipient of the post-show Billboard pump with his latest single, "See You Tonight."Read more

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  6. 'American Idol' Takes on Divas and Birth Year Songs: 11 Things You Didn't See on TV

    8:00 am 4/18/2013

    Season 10 alums, standing ovations, a tireless warm-up comedian... As always, THR had a prime spot in the studio audience.Read more

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  7. 'American Idol' Season 12 Tour to Launch June 29

    7:24 am 4/18/2013

    The 40-city jaunt will include all 10 finalists plus fan-selected castoff Aubrey Cleland.Read more

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  8. 'American Idol' Recap: 'Simmer Down, Sir!' It's Ladies Night

    8:55 pm 4/17/2013

    The top five girls compete on a double-themed episode. Read more

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  9. 'American Idol' on the Charts: Casey James and Carrie Underwood See Post-Show Bumps

    9:00 am 4/13/2013

    Also: Phillip Phillips' "Home" rules AC for a 12th week in a row, while "Gone, Gone, Gone" is anything but.Read more

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  10. Nicki Minaj on Judging 'American Idol': 'Blowing Smoke Up Their Ass' Is a Disservice

    5:26 pm 4/12/2013

    "When I speak in a blunt way, people take that as me not loving or caring about these people, but I really do," the rapper tells THR. Read more

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