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American Idol Season 12

Is 'American Idol' Doomed?

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

"American Idol" returned Wednesday night to once again post its lowest premiere rating ever. The 13th season of Fox’s veteran reality series deliver...

Mariah Slams 'Idol' & Nicki Minaj -- Then Plays It Off

Posted 11.13.2013 | TV

It seems Mariah Carey really didn't enjoy her time on "American Idol." When asked about her one season judging the Fox singing competition, Carey said...

Fired 'Idol' Producer Doesn't Want Television To 'Lose The Show'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.19.2013 | TV

Nigel Lythgoe admits that being fired from his post as executive producer for "American Idol" was "tough, without question," but his primary concern n...

Nicki Minaj Leaving 'American Idol' Too

Posted 07.30.2013 | TV

Nicki Minaj is officially leaving "American Idol" after a season full of feuds, drama and outrageous outfits. The news of Minaj's "American Idol" d...

And Your New 'American Idol' Is ...

Posted 05.17.2013 | TV

Candice Glover is the new "American Idol" winner. The 23-year-old beat out Kree Harrison to take the "American Idol" crown for Season 12. Glover i...

Who Will Win?

Brenna Weingus | Posted 05.16.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

It's been a long road but the "American Idol" finale is finally here. With country singer Kree Harrison and the soulful Candice Glover as the only two...

Later, Nicki

Posted 05.16.2013 | TV

After a season full of feuds, drama and outrageous outfits, Nicki Minaj is stepping down as an "American Idol" judge. "It's safe to say she isn't c...

Idol's Future Looks Bleak, At Least We Have Candice Glover

Jackée Harry | Posted 07.14.2013 | TV
Jackée Harry

Okay, I, admittedly, haven't been a (loyal) American Idol viewer since the adroit Carrie Underwood went all the way during season four.

Shocking 'Idol' Results

Posted 05.10.2013 | TV

The "American Idol" results are in and Angie Miller is going home. Kree Harrison and Candice Glover are the final two in "American Idol" Season 12. ...

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...

Hometown Visits Bring Out The Best In Candice, Angie & Kree

Brenna Weingus | Posted 05.09.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

Candice ended the night belting out "Somewhere" from West Side Story, and her powerful vocals had Keith asking, "How do you that?" and Randy declaring it to be one of the best vocals in "Idol" history.

'I Didn't Sign Up To Be On "Love And Hip Hop"'

Posted 05.09.2013 | TV

Mariah Carey knew Fox was going to exploit tension between her and fellow "American Idol" judge Nicki Minaj, according her husband Nick Cannon. Whi...

Can Candice Glover Be Topped?

Brenna Weingus | Posted 07.02.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

Nobody was eliminated last week, which meant all four girls got the chance to perform one more time. With another week gone by and all four contestants still in the running, the pressure was even higher to stand out.

Angie Miller's Surprising Rise To The Top

Brenna Weingus | Posted 04.25.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

Angie won over the judges with Julie London's "Cry Me a River." Keith called it celestially powerful and Nicki and Randy both declared Angie to be the winner of the night.

Bye Mimi, Hi J.Lo?

Posted 04.24.2013 | TV

"American Idol" reportedly tried to replace Mariah Carey with Jennifer Lopez. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Fox singing competition sho...

Janelle's Boots Are Made For Stealin'

Brenna Weingus | Posted 04.04.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

It was "Rock week" at "American Idol," which meant a night of R&B and country singers attempting to pull off powerhouse songs from the likes of Queen and the Rolling Stones.

'Idol' Hits All-Time Ratings Low

Posted 05.29.2013 | TV

"Idol" ratings have reached an all-time low. The longtime Fox megahit has been dropping in the ratings, but this week was especially tough. The Ma...

That Was A Disaster

Brenna Weingus | Posted 03.28.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

Angie decided to lighten things up with Smokey Robinson's "Shop Around." Keith felt that she was musically constrained by the song and Nicki aggressively told her, "I think you came out to try to show a different side of Angie that you didn't have to show us."

Who Went Home On 'Idol'?

Posted 03.22.2013 | TV

The "Idol" results are in and Paul Jolley has been eliminated from the competition. Lazaro Arbos and Paul were two of the only disappoints among t...

A Rough Night For This 'Idol' Hopeful

Brenna Weingus | Posted 03.21.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

Candice sang the upbeat "Come Together" to a round of standing ovations from the audience. "Your voice is crazy!" Randy told her, expressing the overall sentiment that Candice may be the true powerhouse of the season.

Who Went Home On 'Idol'?

Posted 03.15.2013 | TV

The "Idol" results are in! And it was Curtis Finch Jr. going home in the first live elimination for Season 12. The singer covered Fantasia's "I...

'American Idol' Recap: Candice Is The One To Beat

Brenna Weingus | Posted 03.14.2013 | TV
Brenna Weingus

Candice's rendition of "I Who Have Nothing" was exactly what the judges and audience needed. After the standing ovations (except from Mariah, whose skirt was apparently too tight to stand), Nicki declared that no one should be allowed to ever sing the song again.

WATCH: Devin And Lazaro Movin' On Up!

Blogamole | Posted 03.11.2013 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Things are starting to really heat up on American Idol. With just a few weeks to go until the grand finale, AI is now down ...

Did 'American Idol' Stack The Competition?

Chris Harnick | Posted 03.07.2013 | TV
Chris Harnick

For the last five seasons of "American Idol," a white guy who can play the guitar was crowned the winner of the competition. It seems like the show stacked the odds in favor of the women for Season 12. Good.