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'American Idol' Making Major Changes In New Season

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The producers of "American Idol" said Monday that the show's new season will include changes to freshen it, including expand...

Fox's New Midseason Schedule Revealed

Posted 10.25.2013 | TV

Premiere dates for Fox's midseason shows, including the 13th season of "American Idol" and the second season of "The Following," have been announced. ...

Is 'American Idol' Racist?

Posted 07.25.2013 | TV

"American Idol" is being sued by 10 black former contestants, claiming they were kicked off the show in their respective seasons because of their race...

Double Whammy

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.31.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES -- Nicki Minaj is following Mariah Carey out the door on "American Idol." The hip-hop diva posted Thursday on Twitter that it was "time t...

J. Hud Judging 'Idol' Is Reportedly A Done Deal

Posted 05.30.2013 | TV

If the latest reports about Jennifer Hudson and "American Idol" are any indication, Season 13 of the long-running Fox reality series could see the all...

Did Mariah Carey Lip-Sync On 'American Idol'?

Posted 05.17.2013 | TV

On Thursday's finale of "American Idol," judge Mariah Carey delivered an ... interesting performance (above). The pop legend sang a medley of "Vis...

'Dude, This Is So Close'

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.16.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Randy Jackson isn't sure which budding diva will take the crown on "American Idol." The veteran judge of the Fox talent competiti...

Unexpected 'Idol' Drama

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.12.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES -- The ratings are down. Randy Jackson is out. Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj are still at it. All is not well on TV's once dominant "Ameri...

Later, Dawg!

Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

After 12 years, Randy Jackson is leaving "American Idol," the longtime judge told E! News. After more than a decade of "pitchy" comments and "yo, d...

How Rosie O'Donnell Helped Kree Get Her Start

Posted 05.09.2013 | TV

Kree Harrison may be vying to win "American Idol," but the Fox reality competition series is hardly the 22-year-old Texas native's first time at the r...

BYE, BYE, BYE

Posted 05.16.2013 | TV

"American Idol" is reportedly getting new judges and a big makeover for Season 13. According to TheWrap, current judges -- Randy Jackson, Mariah C...

'Idol' Falls To Third Place In Reality Ratings War

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 06.30.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — Television's champion for nearly a decade, Fox's "American Idol," now isn't even the most popular competition show on the air. Both ...

'American Idol' Reveals Top 10 Finalists

Posted 05.07.2013 | TV

Your "American Idol" Top 10 have been revealed! After weeks of auditions, tears, triumphs and failures, the finalists for "American Idol" Season 12...

'American Idol' Contestant Fabricated Sob Story

Posted 04.06.2013 | TV

"American Idol" hopeful Matt Farmer had quite the story when he auditioned for Season 12 of the Fox reality series in Long Beach, CA. When he appe...

Nicki Minaj &Mariah Carey Almost Said 'No' To 'American Idol'

Posted 01.03.2013 | TV

After Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler backed out of "American Idol" for Season 12, Fox went into full-fledged search mode as they looked for the next ...

Nicki and Mariah's 'Idol' Feud Spotlighted In New Commercial

Posted 12.11.2012 | TV

The new season of "American Idol" doesn't premiere until January 16 (8 p.m. EST on Fox), but the publicity machine has been working overtime to hype t...

Steven Tyler Slams Nicki Minaj & Mariah Carey's 'Idol' Antics

Posted 11.26.2012 | TV

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is well-known for being outspoken -- a trait he demonstrated with hilarious regularity on "American Idol" -- so it's n...

WATCH: New 'Idol' Promo Is All About Nicki Minaj

Posted 11.16.2012 | TV

Make way for Nicki! With the Season 12 premiere of "American Idol" only a couple months away, judge Nicki Minaj is teasing an exciting new season,...

When Will 'The Following' & 'Idol' Premiere?

Posted 10.24.2012 | TV

Fox has announced its winter premiere dates for new show "The Following" and returning shows "American Idol" and "Touch." First off, the two-night ...

Nicki Minaj Addresses 'American Idol' Judging Rumors

Posted 09.07.2012 | TV

As the "American Idol" rumor mill continues to churn, Nicki Minaj is finally addressing speculation that she could be sitting on the judges panel for ...

Randy Jackson Out As 'Idol' Judge?

Posted 08.31.2012 | TV

Looks like the rumors are true! While fellow judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez left the judges panel "American Idol" back in July, Randy Jack...

Joe Jonas: Nick Would Bring Tough Love To 'Idol'

Posted 08.15.2012 | TV

"American Idol" is looking for a new judge, and Nick Jonas is the man for the job ... at least according to his brother. "He’s a great producer,...

Mariah Carey Nears Deal As New 'American Idol' Judge

Posted 07.21.2012 | TV

The rumor mill may be on to something. According to Deadline, Mariah Carey is in final talks to join the judges panel on Fox's "American Idol," report...

'Idol' Exec 'Shocked' By J. Lo's Exit

Posted 07.16.2012 | TV

When Jennifer Lopez made her official "American Idol" exit last week, no one was more surprised than the show's executive producer Nigel Lythgoe. ...

'Idol' Judges Panel Shake Up: Mariah In, Randy Out?

Posted 07.13.2012 | TV

It's been quite a week in "American Idol" news, and a few other big changes may be headed to the Fox singing competition show. According to Us Wee...