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Katharine McPhee Hilariously Shades 'American Idol' Foe Taylor Hicks In Vote Plea
In a push to get people to register for November's midterms, who knew a burn from 2006 could be so clever?
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Chris Daughtry Was Just As Surprised By Those ‘American Idol’ Reports As Everyone Else
The rocker, who’s back with his first new studio album in five years, weighs in on “Idol” and his latest music.
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Luke Bryan Is Ready To Break The Biggest Misconception About Him
The singer talks touring, “American Idol” and what makes him country.
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Katharine McPhee And David Foster Are Engaged
The couple first met on "American Idol" in 2006.
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Katy Perry's Best Hair (And Wig) Moments On 'American Idol'
Wig, did you just say wig?
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Katy Perry Says She's 'Not Single' On 'American Idol'
So that means she and Orlando Bloom are definitely on again -- right?
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Maddie Poppe Wins 'American Idol' After Runner-Up Reveals They're Dating
"I win either way," second-place finisher Caleb Lee Hutchinson said.
Catie Turner Forgets Words To 'Manic Monday' On 'American Idol'
This is what happens when you mangle the Bangles.
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Ada Vox Lost 'American Idol' Because She Wasn't The Best Singer. Period.
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She wasn’t voted off because she's a drag queen. She was voted off because she wasn't the best voice on the show.
Drag Queen Ada Vox Eliminated From 'American Idol'
"Ada Vox had the best voice of the whole competition but conservative america ignored that."
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Ada Vox Is The Drag Queen 'American Idol' And America Need
"Although America might not be ready for people like those of us who are a little bit different, I think it’s very important that our talents be recognized," she says.
'American Idol' Judges Make 'Executive Decision' To Send Drag Queen Ada Vox To Top 10
"We stand for truth and justice," panelist Katy Perry said.
'American Idol' Performer Is So Good, Katy Perry Drops Her Chair
"It felt like a star was born," she said after Michael J. Woodard sang.
Bubbly 'American Idol' Contestant Gushes, Giggles And Nails It
"She doesn't care what anyone thinks," another contestant said.
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Luke Bryan Defends Katy Perry Over 'Uncomfortable' American Idol Kiss
“It’s unfortunate that stuff like that turns into a story that big."
Katy Perry Disses Taylor Swift On 'American Idol' Because Feuds Die Hard
The "Roar" singer said a lot to a contestant with very little.
Here's One 'American Idol' Winner With A New Success Story
After some drama and a 5-year musical hiatus, Scotty McCreery is back with a new album and his first No. 1 hit.
Man Katy Perry Kissed On 'American Idol' Says He Didn't Like It
"I wanted my first kiss to be special."
Once-Paralyzed Singer Makes Katy Perry Weep On 'American Idol'
"I'm losing it," she said.
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A Candid Conversation With Brian Dunkleman, The Guy Who Could've Been Ryan Seacrest
He wishes people wouldn't say he's been "throwing shade" at his former "American Idol" counterpart.
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With Lawsuit Behind Him, Phillip Phillips Makes A Big Return
“I felt lost. You don’t know where to belong,” the "American Idol" winner said of his last few years.
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Where In The World Is Justin Guarini?
The “American Idol” runner-up is often the butt of “From Justin to Kelly” jokes. He's just awaiting his next renaissance.
Bill Maher Rips 'Fetish' Patriots Who Cluelessly Wrap Themselves In The Flag
"It starts with goosebumps, but it ends with goose steps."
Lionel Richie And Luke Bryan Round Out Judging Panel On 'American Idol' Reboot
The two singers will join Katy Perry.
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