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‘American Idol’ Finalist Colton Dixon Releases New Song, Looks Back on Summer Tour and Ahead to Season 12 (Q&A)

The season 11 favorite, whose latest single "You Are" hit iTunes on Oct. 30, weighs in on the reported Nicki Minaj-Mariah Carey feud, telling THR, "I think what's going on is pretty legit."

‘American Idol’ Tour: Backstage and in the Crowd as Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and Crew Roll Into Philadelphia (Video)

With only two more weeks to go, season 11's top 10 settle into their set and new lives as celebrities and tell THR what's in store for their own future as well as Mariah Carey's. Plus: what was…

‘American Idol’ Tour: Jessica Sanchez and Colton Dixon Sound Off on Favorite Cities and Fandemonium

Plus, Erika Van Pelt on Elise Testone's loud sleeping habits: "We're learning everyone's little eccentricities."

‘American Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Presented with First Gold Record

Surprised by fellow finalist Colton Dixon, who carried the award certifying sales of over 500,000 for the hit single "Home," the Season 11 champ tells THR, "It's so crazy."

‘American Idol’s’ Jessica Sanchez and DeAndre Brackensick Dating

Love is in the air as an "American Idol" tour romance blossoms for the season 11 finalists.

‘American Idol’ Tour Kicks Off; Set List Includes Gotye Hit By Phillip Phillips, Billy Joel Classic By Colton Dixon

Season 11's Top 10 also performed songs by "X Factor" finalists and judges and coaches from "The Voice." Plus: a whole lotta Adele.

‘American Idol’ Final 2 Performance Night: 10 Things You Didn’t See On TV

Which judge gave hugs? Who got the loudest screams? What did Scotty McCreery say about Haley Reinhart backstage? THR has the inside view of Los Angeles' Nokia Theater.

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

The season 8 winner is joined by songwriter-producer Nasri for episode 6 of THR's web show. Plus: music editor Shirley Halperin and special correspondent Didi Benami run down the best and worst of…

‘American Idol’ Castoff DeAndre Brackensick Sounds Off on the Judges, Jimmy Iovine and Plans for Prom

The 17-year-old also reveals the secrets of his hair and his career goals, saying: "I want to be exhausted the day I die."

‘American Idol’: DeAndre Brackensick on Elimination and Jimmy Iovine’s Criticism (Video)

The latest castoff chats with season nine alum Didi Benami following his exit from the Fox competition.

‘American Idol’ Recap: DeAndre Brackensick Bites the Dust

Jennifer Lopez called the 17-year-old "an amazing performer," but on 80s night, the Top 8 finalist failed to impress Jimmy Iovine.

‘American Idol’ Season 10 Alum Naima Adedapo: ‘Jessica Sanchez Should Win’

Speaking to THR after Wednesday's 80s-themed show, last year's Top 11 finalist reveals her final 4 picks.