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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 Idols Live Tour' Kicks Off, Brings Contestants to Fans
Fans who’ve been in “American Idol” withdrawal since Phillip Phillips was crowned in a shower of confetti at the end of May now have something to live for again: the annual American Idols Live tour gets under way tonight in Detroit, Mich. The grueling trek...
Phillip Phillips' Kidney Surgery Scheduled for Tuesday
“American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips was in pain for much of the competition, even disregarding doctor’s orders to immediately seek help for a condition that affected his right kidney. On Tuesday the singer will go in for surgery to address the congenital condition, TMZ reports....
Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol'
Phillip Phillips was crowned the season 11 "American Idol" champion on Wednesday night's results show. More than 132 million votes came in after Tuesday's performance show -- a new "Idol" record. Jessica Sanchez was this season's runner up. Phillips was overcome with emotion performing his winner's
"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...
America's Would Be 'Idols': Where Are They Now?
Phillip Phillips was crowned the newest " American Idol " Wednesday night after beating out Jessica Sanchez. But what will become of season 11's other contenders? An "Idol" stint in no way guarantees lasting stardom. Even winning the coveted title isn't a sure sign that you'll find a home on the
Phillip Phillips Is the New 'American Idol'
Phillip Phillips is the new "American Idol." After a record 132 million votes cast, Phillips was crowned season 11's newest winner during Wednesday's finale. USA Today writer and critic Brian Mansfield, who predicted "the road to the finale goes through Phillip Phillips; Phillip is the guy to
'American Idol' Finale to Include Rock, R&B and Country Legends
The big finale for “American Idol” Wednesday night will feature the usual mix of legendary artists and current pop stars, as well as several tributes to the big names in music we’ve lost recently. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the female finalists will pay tribute...
'American Idol' Recap: Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips Compete for the 'Idol' Crown
Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips performed for the “American Idol” crown on Tuesday night. The show aired live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, and judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler were on hand to offer their opinions for the final performances. In...
'American Idol' Recap: Joshua Ledet Eliminated; Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips to Compete for Crown
Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips will compete for the “American Idol” crown on next week’s finale. Joshua Ledet was eliminated on Thursday night’s results show, and he sang James Brown’s “It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World” for his farewell song. Some 90 million votes were...