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Black Contestants Sue American Idol

25th July 2013

Ten African-American contestants who appeared on American Idol during its first nine seasons have filed a lawsuit against the show claiming that the producers concocted a cruel and inhumane plot to embarrass them by revealing...

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American Idol Rejects Sue Producers For Discrimination

25th July 2013

A group of former American Idol contestants is suing show producers for discrimination.The 10 African-American singers - including Corey Clark, who alleged he briefly romanced then-judge Paula Abdul - claim they were forced out of...

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Nicki Minaj Has American Idol To Thank For Cameron Diaz Movie Casting

10th July 2013

Nicki Minaj has no regrets about her time on American Idol as the Tv talent show helped her land a role opposite Cameron Diaz in a new comedy.The hip-hop star bowed out of the Tv...

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Singer Ruben Studdard Signs Up To Tv Weight-loss Show

2nd July 2013

Former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard is returning to his reality Tv roots in a bid to shed the pounds on U.S. weight-loss competition The Biggest Loser.The R&B singer, who has struggled to keep his...

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Neil Tennant Snubbed American Idol Job

26th June 2013

Pet Shop Boys musician Neil Tennant was in negotiations for a judging role on American Idol, but pulled out of the running after deciding against becoming a Tv star.Tv bosses approached Tennant after longterm panellist...

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Steven Tyler: 'I Wasn't Honest With American Idol Hopefuls'

13th June 2013

Rocker Steven Tyler has revealed he was far from honest when he was a judge on American Idol because he let too many singers he didn't care for make it through to the finals.The Aerosmith...

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Former American Idol Boss Wants Original Panel Return

11th June 2013

Former American Idol boss Nigel Lythgoe has called for Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson to be reinstated as judges in a bid to save the flailing talent show.Lythgoe announced on Monday (09Jun13) that...

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Producers Of American Idol Fired

10th June 2013

As inevitably happens to the manager of a onetime champion sports team who has presided over a long series of recent losses, the executive producers of American Idol were dismissed Saturday as part of an...

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Axe Continues To Swing As Producers Nigel Lythgoe And Ken Warwick Leave 'American Idol'

By Contributor | 6th June 2013

American Idol’s wholesale changes continues with the news that Nigel Lythgoe and his fellow producer Ken Warwick have both exited the show. In a twist, it turns out that the pair had a tiff with...

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America's Got Talent Returns With Fewer Viewers

5th June 2013

atings for Fox's So You Think You Can Dance continued to erode on Tuesday as it faced an hour of NBC's The Voice and America's Got Talent. Ratings for those two shows were no great...

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American Idol Couple Wed

2nd June 2013

American Idol stars Ace Young and Diana Degarmo married on Saturday (01Jun13) in California.Young famously proposed to season three finalist DeGarmo live on the reality show's 2012 finale, and they became the first Idol couple...

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The Great American Cull: Mariah Carey And Nicki Minaj Leave 'Idol'

By Michael West | 31st May 2013

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey are bothleaving American Idol after just one series on the Fox talent show.The announcement comes in the same month that original judge Randy Jackson left the panel, while the future...

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Nicki Minaj Says Goodbye To American Idol

31st May 2013

Rapper Nicki Minaj has confirmed she will not return to American Idol for a second season, just hours after Mariah Carey announced her departure.The Superbass hitmaker took to Twitter.com on Thursday (30May13) to let her...

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Jennifer Lopez Slammed For Raunchy Outfit On Family Show [Video]

By Michael West | 29th May 2013

Jennifer Lopez gave UK viewers of Simon Cowell's Britains Got Talent a real eyeful on Tuesday night, performing her new single 'Live It Up' while wearing a skimpy black leotard that barely covered her famous...

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American Idol Hasn't Called Keith Urban Yet, (Do You Want To Tell Him, Or Should We?)

By Michael West | 29th May 2013

Keith Urban says he is still awaiting his fate on American Idol and remains in the dark of producer's plans for the new season. Urban has been a popular and inoffensive judge on the show...

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Keith Urban In The Dark On American Idol Future, New Album On The Way

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th May 2013

Keith Urban has no idea whether he’ll be back on the American Idol books again for the next season, but apparently, that’s the way things work with Fox’s talent competition. In the meantime, though, Urban...

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Keith Urban Plans New Album While He Waits On His American Idol Future

By Joe Wilde | 28th May 2013

Country star Keith Urban might not be on the next season of American Idol, but at least he's not dwelling too much on it because in the meantime the singer has announced that he's heading...

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Jennifer Hudson In Talks To Land American Idol Judge Role

28th May 2013

Former American Idol reject Jennifer Hudson is in talks to return to the show as a judge.The singer, who went on to win an Oscar after she was dumped from the reality series in 2004,...

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Fox Looking To Recruit Former American Idol Winners As Judges For Next Season, But Will It Work?

By Joe Wilde | 25th May 2013

With FOX bosses panning a complete re-haul of the American Idol judging panel for next season, it has emerged that producers will no longer be looking to the stars for a new panel, but rather...

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Cbs Wins 18-49 Demo Crown: First Time In 21 Years

22nd May 2013

For the first time since the 1991-92 season, CBS has wrapped up the current (2012-13) season with the lead in the key 18-49 age group. It also led among total viewers as well, as it...

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Fox's American Idol Finale Collapses In Ratings

22nd May 2013

How the mighty has fallen -- Fox's American Idol, that is. For most of its history, the season finale of the talent contest has drawn more viewers than any regular weekly TV show, averaging around...

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Mariah Carey's Representative Slams American Idol Lip-synching Rumours

17th May 2013

Mariah Carey's representative has vehemently denied speculation the R&B superstar was lip-synching during her performance on American Idol on Thursday night (16May13).The Idol judge took the stage during the reality Tv show's big finale to...

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One Show's Dip Is Another Show's Success: The Ratings Are In For Tv's Big Finale Week

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th May 2013

The ratings from TV finale week are in and, as you might expect, it’s looking good for the last ever (tear) episode of The Office and CBS’s Scandal, while good ol’ American Idol takes its...

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American Idol's Favorite Judge, Jennifer Lopez May Or May Not Be Returning

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th May 2013

Right after performing at the American Idol finale, Jennifer Lopez gushed about the experience of being back on the Idol stage and a possible return as a judge. The singer sat down with Extra TV...

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Ratings Crash For Idol Season Finale

17th May 2013

For the first time in its history, the season finale of Fox's American Idol did not attract 20 million viewers. Far from it. Last night's closer, in which soul singer Candice Glover triumphed over country...

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Aretha Franklin Bounces Back From Illness With Tv Performance

17th May 2013

Aretha Franklin ignored doctors' orders to rest following treatment for a mystery condition by performing on American Idol on Thursday night (16May13).The soul queen scrapped two upcoming shows set to take place next week (begs20May13)...

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Awkward: Did Aretha Franklin Already Know The 'American Idol' Result?

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

Err, shooting into first place for the most awkward piece of television for 2013, it's Aretha Franklin telling everyone who won American Idolseason twelve before the result was officially announced! Appearing via satellite from New...

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Candice Glover Won American Idol, Now What?

By Victoria Pavlova | 17th May 2013

Well, after months of intense competition and emotions – both from the contestants and the judging panel – American Idol finally has its winner. It came down to Candice Glover and Kree Harrison and in...

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American Idol Viewing Figures Drop To An All-time Low

17th May 2013

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj's drama-filled antics on American Idol have failed to keep the struggling show afloat - the talent contest captured its smallest ever audience for finale performances on Wednesday (15May2013).The singing competition's...

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Idol Performance Finale Down 29% From Last Year

16th May 2013

The final title competition on Fox's American Idol attracted 11.57 million viewers Wednesday night, and while that was well below previous performance finales -- it was off 29 percent from just a year ago --...

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