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'American Idol' Series Finale Recap: Alumni Cameos and Star-Studded Performances
Thursday’s series finale of " American Idol " paid tribute to the past 15 seasons, with surprise appearances and star-studded performances from past finalists -- including Kelly Clarkson , Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson -- before the final American Idol" was crowned. Host Ryan Seacrest
'American Idol' Ends Tonight With Its 15th and Final Season
THIS is the end of " American Idol ." Tonight's two-hour finale will feature a parade of winners, past contestants and judges, all coming together to bid goodbye to a TV show that changed the pop culture landscape -- and the music business -- forever. As judge Harry Connick Jr. put it, "It's
Celine Dion, Lionel Richie Perform at Walmart Shareholders Meeting
Looks like Celine Dion’s recent voice problems, which caused her to cancel a slew of Las Vegas concerts earlier this year, are cleared up. Dion was the closing act at the annual Walmart shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Friday, and brought down the house with...
"American Idol " Expert Says Jessica Sanchez Can't Win
Many people feel that if American Idol contestants were judged by sheer vocal talent alone, Jessica Sanchez would be the one crying with joy while standing under a shower of confetti Wednesday night. But that’s usually not the deciding factor — and that’s why one...
Former 'American Idol' Contestants Hollie Cavanagh, David Cook Compare Final Three's Strengths
“American Idol” is down to its final three. Joshua Ledet, Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips will face off against each other tonight by singing three songs: one chosen by the judges, one chosen by mentor Jimmy Iovine, and one of their own choosing. We’ll also...
'American Idol' Recap: Hollie Cavanagh Eliminated; Phillip Phillips, Joshua Ledet and Jessica Sanchez Remain
Hollie Cavanagh got the boot on “American Idol” Thursday night. She stumbled Wednesday night with Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me” while the other three finalists soared. Hollie sang Miley Cyrus’s “The Climb” for her farewell song. Remaining contestants Phillip Phillips, Joshua Ledet...
'American Idol' Recap: Joshua Ledet, Jessica Sanchez, Hollie Cavanagh and Phillip Phillips Sing California Tunes
The top four American Idol contestants, Joshua Ledet, Jessica Sanchez, Hollie Cavanagh and Phillip Phillips performed for the nation’s vote Wednesday night. This season’s ‘Idol’ will be crowned in just two weeks, so Wednesday’s two rounds of performances were even more intense as a result....
Report: 'American Idol' Contestant Phil Phillips Rushed to Hospital
Phil Phillips, the guitar-playing “American Idol” contestant who some odds makers have picked as their top choice to win this year’s competition, was rushed to a medical facility with abdominal pains Thursday morning, according to TMZ. On Wednesday night, Phillips performed Stevie Wonder’s ...
'American Idol' Kicks Off 11th Season with Auditions in Georgia
“American Idol” kicked off its 11th season Wednesday night with auditions in Savannah, Ga. Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson were back at the judges’ table. Here’s what they found: The Good Seventeen-year-old David has earned the nickname “Mr. Steal Your Girl” at school...
David Archuleta Reveals Plans For 2-Year Mormon Mission
American Idol 2007 runner-up David Archuleta announced before a hometown crowd in Salt Lake City that he planned to take a break from music to serve a full-time, two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. “It’s not because someone told...