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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 s…
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 front…
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 ene…
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 T…
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 judgi…
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 pas…
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 ch…
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 the…
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 Aiken.…
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 o…
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 ann…
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 forthcoming…
By Kristie Rohwedder

Kelly Clarkson Adds 'The Voice' To Her Résumé

If you thought the future of The Voice couldn't get any brighter — especially after the recent news that Jennifer Hudson will be spinning in a red leather chair for Season 13 — you were wrong. Because it's just been announced that Kelly Clarkson is j…
By Ashley Rey

'American Idol' Needs Kelly Clarkson As A Judge

Sure, the prospect of American Idol itself returning is exciting, but the possibility of Kelly Clarkson returning as an American Idol judge has me jumping up and down, waving my hands around, and shouting from the rooftops. Nothing is confirmed, of c…
By Alexis Rhiannon

Of Course Ryan Seacrest Is Willing To Host 'American Idol' Again

The rumors have been in the wind for a while, but now that the competition show is officially returning, we have to start taking them seriously. Though it seems impossible that Ryan Seacrest could host American Idol what with his brand new gig co-hos…
By Alexis Rhiannon

There's A Reason 'American Idol' Is Back So Soon

After being off the air for just over a year, American Idol is officially returning to TV, this time on ABC. But many fans are already asking why American Idol is being revived so soon after it ended its original 15 year run on Fox in April 2016. Whe…
By Amy Mackelden

ABC's 'American Idol' Could Have New Judges

Just a little more than a year after the reality singing competition sang its last goodbye, it's been announced that American Idol is officially returning in 2018. This time around, it'll be on ABC instead of Fox. In a statement to The Hollywood Repo…
By Shannon Carlin

'American Idol' Is Officially Coming Back

Just a year after the series finale aired on Fox, one of the longest running singing competition shows on TV is coming back. On Tuesday morning, it became official: American Idol is returning at ABC after the network made an offer on the show last we…
By Nicole Pomarico