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No Label, No Problem as ‘Idol’ Alums Turn to Kickstarter (and Fans) to Fund Their Music

Season nine favorite Siobhan Magnus, Carrie Underwood's runner-up Bo Bice, season eight's Scott MacIntyre and more graduates of the Fox show are offering incentives for financial pledges.

‘American Idol’: Elise Testone to Release Duet With Darius Rucker (Video)

The season 11 rocker reveals details of her forthcoming CD, which also includes an appearance by "Idol" alum Erika Van Pelt.

‘American Idol’ Alum Erika Van Pelt on Season 12 Favorites and Living With Post-TV PTSD (Q&A)

Whether performing for Donald Trump or crashing a Phillip Phillips radio interview, there's never a dull moment in the life of a season 11 grad.

‘American Idol’ Alums Erika Van Pelt, Jen Hirsh and John Stevens Team Up For Holiday Concert

Finalists from seasons three and 11 will perform together for the first time joining the Beantown Swing Orchestra in Providence on Dec. 9.

‘American Idol’ Castoff Erika Van Pelt Slams Jennifer Lopez’s Criticism, Blames Elimination on Lack of ‘Momentum’

The Rhode Island native reveals career goals and her own musical idol, whom she hopes to cover during the "Idol" Summer tour.

‘American Idol’: Erika Van Pelt Gets a Kris Jenner Haircut (Video)

The season-11 finalist sports a makeover, courtesy of new "image consultant" Tommy Hilfiger, and the result is eerily reminiscent of the Kardashian matriarch's cropped 'do.

‘American Idol’ Recap: Girls School the Boys on Billy Joel Night

Elise Testone and Erika Van Pelt have their strongest season 11 performances yet, while several of the guys struggle with style, song and substance.

Next Week’s ‘American Idol’ Theme: Billy Joel Songs

The Top 10 contestants earned a spot on the "Idol" summer tour, but will they do justice to the Piano Man?

‘American Idol’ Finalists React to Jermaine Jones’ Disqualification: ‘We Didn’t Get to Say Goodbye’

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."

‘American Idol’ Recap: Jennifer Lopez Favorite Jeremy Rosado Eliminated, Women Impress Jimmy lovine

"Vocal fireworks" from female contestants finally ends seasons-long streak of girls getting sent home early.