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‘American Idol’ Locks In Judges and Host for Fourth Season on ABC

ABC has secured Ryan Seacrest and its current roster of American Idol judges for the singing competition's fourth season on the network. 

Lionel Richie Musical ‘All Night Long’ in the Works From Disney

Lionel Richie and Walt Disney Studios have teamed up to develop a movie based on the songs from the music legend.

Lionel Richie, ‘American Idol’ Stars Team Up for Lockdown-Era Version of “We Are the World”

Lionel Richie and 'American Idol' stars like Fantasia, Jordin Sparks, Katharine McPhee, Kellie Pickler, Lauren Alaina, Phillip Phillips, Ruben Studdard and Scotty McCreery teamed up for a performance…

‘American Idol’: Top 11 Revealed

Following last week's top 20 performances filmed in the contestants' homes, the pool was chopped in half on Sunday night. The top 10 voted through by viewers had to sing virtual, at-home performances…

How Is ‘American Idol’ Going to Go Live During the Pandemic? The Producers Say They Have a Plan for That

'American Idol' executive producer/showrunner Trish Kinane opens up about how the reality competition series plans to go live despite the novel coronavirus pandemic.

‘American Idol’: Top 40 Showcases Begin

The Top 40 contestants of 'American Idol' traveled to Hawaii with judges Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and host Ryan Seacrest to perform in a prerecorded episode of performances. The judges…

‘American Idol’: Contestants Crack Under the Pressure of Hollywood Week

The 'American Idol' contestant pool was whittled down to a top 40 on the third night of Hollywood Week. Following a genre challenge and duets in the previous episodes, the remaining contestants had…

‘American Idol’: Drama Overwhelms Night Two of Hollywood Week

For the first time in the show's history, a duet challenge was introduced to Hollywood Week.

‘American Idol’: Hollywood Week Begins

Hollywood Week kicked off on season 18 of 'American Idol' on Monday night. Those 167 artists who were lucky enough to receive golden tickets during the auditions period all descended upon Los…

‘American Idol’ Judges Close Deals to Return for Season 3 on ABC

ABC's American Idol will keep the status quo for its third season on the Disney-owned network. Following extended deliberations, judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie will all return for…

‘American Idol’: Top 10 Revealed

ABC's 'American Idol' on Monday went live for the first time this season, announcing the top 10 during a two-hour results episode.

‘American Idol’: First Night of Auditions Brings Several Hollywood Tickets

'American Idol' returned for its second season on ABC, with judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan returning alongside host Ryan Seacrest.