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Kelly Clarkson's Daughter Singing Coldplay Is *Almost* Too Cute for Words

Kelly Clarkson's daughter, River Rose Blackstock, is just 4 years old, but she's already forming her own taste in music. Based on a recent video the American Idol winner shared, it looks like Kelly Clarkson's daughter really loves Coldplay and her…
By Meghan DeMaria

Katharine McPhee's Statement About Her Father's Death Will Make You Cry

Former American Idol contestant and Broadway star Katharine McPhee's father, Daniel McPhee, passed away Sunday, July 15. The Smash actor shared the heartbreaking news with fans on Instagram Monday, July 16, just a couple weeks after announcing her…
By Ashley Rey

These 'American Idol' Stars Made History For The Sweetest Reason

The announcement of the nation’s newest American Idol was only one of the many emotional surprises revealed during the season’s finale. The two-hour special was packed with appearances from a mixture of Idol stars, past and present — Katy Perry kept…
By Kayla Blanton

Caleb Hutchinson From 'American Idol' Is Taking The Country Music World By Storm

Luke Bryan better watch out, because American Idol contestant Caleb Hutchinson could very well be the next big thing in country music. The 19-year-old Georgia native now stands in the top three of Season 16 alongside competitors Maddie Poppe and…
By Kayla Blanton

Catie Turner From 'American Idol' Is The Role Model 2018 Needs

She became unforgettable the moment she wandered blissfully into her American Idol audition wearing a brown newsboy cap, her signature knee-high boots, and a lavender-colored button-up dress over a long-sleeved shirt. There's no way she was hiding…
By Kayla Blanton

Ada Vox Could Win 'American Idol' & Make History

When it comes to competing on American Idol, standing out is as important as singing well. After all, once America begins voting, they are more likely to pick up the phone (or tweet or whatever the kids do these days) for the most memorable…
By Jordan Lauf

Amelia Hammer Harris Is Dating A Fellow 'American Idol' Contestant & It's Beyond Adorable

Finding the next American Idol is no easy task. In order to win, you not only have to have a stellar voice, but you also should have a powerful stage presence, popular social media accounts, and a unique look. One contestant who possess all of these…
By Jordan Lauf

Marcio Donaldson's Story Will Warm Every 'American Idol' Fan's Heart

American Idol is no stranger to moving contestant backstories. People come from all across country to audition for the show, and they come from all different backgrounds and with different life experiences. Often they share these experiences on the…
By Jordan Lauf

Ada Vox From 'American Idol' Has A Pretty Wild History With The Show

It's not unusual for American Idol contestants to audition more than once before making it to the Top 24. In fact, there are some famous musicians who auditioned more than once only to never even make it past the producers, like Lady Antebellum…
By Jordan Lauf

Why The 'American Idol' Group Rounds Were BEYOND Stressful

The Hollywood rounds of American Idol are notoriously stressful for the singing competition's contestants. Throughout the years, viewers have seen jet-lagged and exhausted wannabe stars sprawled around a hotel lobby as they attempt to conjure the…
By Taylor Maple

Katy Perry Kissed An 'American Idol' Contestant During An Audition & People Are PISSED

After ending in 2016, American Idol is officially back with a new network — and a new crew of judges. One of those judges is singer Katy Perry, who recently sparked backlash for a moment in this week's two-part premiere. As reported by the New York…
By Jamie Primeau

What Longtime 'American Idol' Fans Need To Know About The Reboot

It might be hard to remember a time when The Voice was not the most dominant singing competition on television. But before Adam Levine and Blake Shelton charmed the world with their bromance, there was American Idol, and perhaps the most iconic…
By Jordan Lauf

The New 'American Idol' Prize Is Way Down From The Original Series' Winnings

Without American Idol, the world might not have ever been exposed to the incredible talents of Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, or Chris Daughtry, just to name a few of the show's most successful alums. Though the winners of the…
By Jordan Lauf

Why Paula Abdul Is A Fan Of The 'American Idol' Reboot

American Idol may never have taken off a such a huge cultural phenomenon if Kelly Clarkson hadn't been the first winner. But it also might have floundered if the judging panel — Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, and Simon Cowell — didn't have such great…
By Jordan Lauf

Ryan Seacrest Joining 'American Idol' Just Got More Likely

It looks like fans of the original American Idol will have something to look forward to, as TMZ is reporting that Ryan Seacrest has reached a deal with ABC to host their upcoming reboot of the popular singing competition. TMZ's sources claim that…
By Mathew Jedeikin

So, Is Ryan Seacrest Hosting The 'Idol' Reboot?

It's still unconfirmed, but there are rumors circulating that Ryan Seacrest may host the American Idol reboot. And I'm not trying to start any drama or anything, but if he does, I'm going to need to see some proof that this man is actually using the…
By Alexis Rhiannon

Here's What Justin Guarini Has Been Up To Since 'Idol'

With American Idol alums, Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson, making headlines across the web, fans are reflecting on where all the other songbirds who graced the singing competitions's stage wound up. Like, how is Ruben Studdard? Oh, and Clay…
By Ashley Rey

Paula Abdul's Post-'Idol' Career Has Been Crazy

Just a little over a year after Fox cancelled American Idol, ABC announced it is bringing the music competition series that launched the careers of Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood back, in 2018. With the show returning to the small screen, it's…
By Sabienna Bowman

Katy Perry Is Headed To ‘American Idol’

The commander of the whipped cream bra cannon cavalry could be the next Simon Cowell after all. Shortly after pop star and Guinness World Record-holder Katy Perry added fuel to the American Idol judging rumor fire on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, ABC…
By Kristie Rohwedder

Don’t Expect Simon Cowell To Return To ‘Idol’

Looks like American Idol version 2.0 will have to find someone else to snarl critiques in a black crewneck T-shirt. In a recent interview with Extra, Cowell confirmed he won't be part of the American Idol reboot. When questioned about the…
By Kristie Rohwedder