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American Idol Winner

Who Won 'American Idol' 2013?

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.16.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES — The third time's the charm for Candice Glover on "American Idol." The booming 23-year-old R&B vocalist from St. Helena Island, S....

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...

Phillip Phillips Announces Album Release Date

EW.com | Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment

Back in August, when American Idol winner Phillip Phillips told 95.5 WPLJ that his debut album wouldn’t come out until “January or February,” so...

'American Idol' Winner To Leave Hospital After Six-Hour Sugery

TMZ | Posted 08.12.2012 | Celebrity

"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips was in far worse condition than anyone thought before he went under the knife ... TMZ has learned....

PHOTO: 'American Idol' Is 'The Hunger Games'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment

When Phllip Phillips admitted he didn't really like his coronation song, "Home," the situation struck us as a bit unfair. After all, with the song cha...

'American Idol' Winner To Undergo Urgent Kidney Surgery

TMZ | Posted 07.25.2012 | Celebrity

Newly-crowned "American Idol" champ Phillip Phillips will finally undergo urgent kidney surgery next week, TMZ has learned....

'Idol' Winner Inspires Nation After Enduring 8 Surgeries During Season

Posted 05.25.2012 | Impact

UPDATED: Friday, May 25, 9:50 a.m. EST "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips' talent is undeniably inspirational -- but it's his quiet tenacity t...

'Idol' Finale: Why Phillip Phillips And The 'White Guy With Guitar' Trend Are Bad For Business

Laura Prudom | Posted 05.24.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

Regardless of how telegraphed last night's result might have been, it's still disappointing that talent continues to play second-fiddle to a pretty face, or what color that pretty face happens to be.

'Idol' Winner Talks Health, Debut Album

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Everyone expected Phillip Phillips to win "American Idol" – except Phillips himself. Shortly after cleaning the confetti ou...

'American Idol' Finale: The Winner Is ...

Laura Prudom | Posted 05.23.2012 | TV
Laura Prudom

Let's face it: Both Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips are ideal representatives of their chosen brands, and both would've had a future in the music industry regardless of the outcome. But there can only be one winner ...

WATCH: How Many 'American Idol' Winners Can You Name?

Posted 07.26.2011 | Comedy

Oh, yeah, I remember him. He was on that show, right? He won, or got married, or ate a bug, or got fired by Donald Trump or something? Yeah, he's grea...

How The 'Idol' Winner Did It

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.26.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — From that initial moment when Scotty McCreery stepped in front of the "American Idol" judges and bellowed "lock the doors and turn...

EXCLUSIVE: Scotty McCreery's First Single! (LISTEN)

Posted 07.26.2011 | Entertainment

In the end, it was the unlikely juxtaposition of the boyish looks and deep voice that won America's ears and hearts, as Scotty McCreery beat out Laure...

American Idol Finale

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

American Idol used to be a nationwide shared experience. But now the zeitgeist has "Gleefully" moved on. American Idol is no longer a phenomenon; it's a franchise that Fox will keep alive at all costs.

Gilles and Adam Losers? I Think Not.

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Rubaum-Keller

They both have 'the X factor,' 'the Wow factor,' that certain je ne sais quoi.

American Idol 2009 -- If I'm Being Honest

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

This country is not yet ready to crown a young man who looks like Liza Minnelli their next American Idol.

American Idol? Try Christian Idol

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

The next time there's an Idol final, I'm not gonna listen to their singing, I'm gonna look into their soul. Maybe, just maybe the one that appeals to the heartland more has the better shot.

AMERICAN IDOL WINNER CROWNED

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Kris Allen's smooth vocals and boy-next-door image propelled him to "American Idol" victory Wednesday, turning the theatrical powe...

"American Idol" Winner: David Cook

AP | BY LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The grown-up rocker triumphed over the smooth-voiced kid as David Cook claimed the "American Idol" title Wednesday, and it wasn't ...