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Ryan Seacrest Confirms He Will Rejoin 'American Idol' On Abc

After several weeks of speculation and negotiations, Ryan Seacrest has finally confirmed that he will indeed be returning to host ‘American Idol’ when the show is revived on ABC later this year.42 year old Seacrest...

Kelly Clarkson Celebrates 14 Years Since Winning 'American Idol'

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 14 years since Kelly Clarkson was crowned the first ever winner of ‘American Idol’. Now a global superstar, Clarkson marked her career anniversary on Twitter, Sunday, saying she...

Kelly Clarkson Makes Emotional Return To 'American Idol'

Kelly Clarkson delivered an emotional performance as she returned to the place where it all began for her, as she appeared on ‘American Idol’ during its last ever season.33 year old Clarkson, who was the...

Carrie Underwood Describes 'American Idol' Experience As "The Most Horrifying Thing"

Country star Carrie Underwood has described her time on ‘American Idol’ as, “the most horrifying thing.” The 32 year old shot to fame after winning the fourth season of the reality series in 2005, but...

Constantine Maroulis Exits Los Angeles Musical

The former American Idol finalist signed on to lead the cast of Breaking Through at the Pasadena Playhouse, starting on 27 October (15), but on Monday (19Oct15), it was announced he had decided...

Carrie Underwood Used Diet Pills To Stay Slim

The singer reveals she had never been completely happy with her figure during her youth and when she started receiving compliments after losing a few pounds, she decided to keep it up....

Harry Connick, Jr. Lands Chat Show

The Independence Day star is currently a judge on American Idol, but he will appear in his own series after the reality show's final season wraps up next spring (16). Harry is...

Former American Idol Contestant Arrested

The aspiring singer was taken into custody in Yuma, Arizona on Wednesday night (23Sep15). He was subsequently booked for felony domestic violence, in addition to charges of aggravated harassment and failure to...

Assault Charges Dismissed Against Constantine Maroulis

The 39-year-old singer was arrested in August (15) amid allegations he kicked girlfriend Angelina Reed during an argument. After posting bail, he denied Reed's claims, insisting he was acting in self-defence, and...

Constantine Maroulis Arrested Over Alleged Restraining Order Violation

The 39-year-old singer, who became a Broadway sensation in the hit musical Rock of Ages, hit headlines last Wednesday (12Aug15) amid allegations he kicked Angelina Reed during an argument. He was taken...

Fantasia Barrino Weds

The former American Idol winner and her businessman beau wed in their native North Carolina, and the bride took to Instagram.com on Sunday (19Jul15) to share a shot of her new husband in...

Kimberly Caldwell To Be A First-time Mum

The former American Idol finalist and her U.S. soccer player husband Jordan Harvey are preparing to welcome a baby girl in October (15). Caldwell tells People magazine she already has a name...

Fox Announces Next Season Of 'American Idol' Will Be The Last

At one point it was the most popular reality in U.S. TV history, but ‘American Idol’ is coming to an end. Fox announced today that the upcoming fifteenth season would be the final one.At the...

American Idol Comes To An End

The reality show was launched in the U.S. in 2002 and rumours of its cancellation have been circulating during recent series due to dwindling ratings. Representatives at the Fox TV network...

Kellie Pickler Lands Reality Show

The Red High Heels singer made the announcement during the network's annual upfront media presentation on Thursday (02Apr15), but she admitted the 10-episode pickup was surprising since she only presented network bosses with...

Jason Aldean Recruited Duck Dynasty Reality Star To Officiate Wedding

The couple tied the knot in front of family and friends in Mexico last month (Mar15) and Aldean has since shared photos of the big day in this week's (begs30Mar15) edition of America's...

Keith Urban Embarrassed By Black-out Performance

The singer/songwriter and American Idol judge lit candles on his piano and blew them out dramatically one by one as he suggested fans should put down their cellphones for a moment and just...

Tv Talent Show Judge Savaged Nine-year-old Keith Urban

The Australian star, who is now a judge on U.S. reality show American Idol, was a contestant on TV competition Pot of Gold when he was nine and sang a country song....

Rocker Chris Daughtry Heading Back To Tv

The Daughtry frontman has been cast in the music-themed programme as a drug-addicted rock star called Keith Rhodes. In addition, he will also write original music for the show. Grey's Anatomy executive...

Boy George To Serve As Mentor On American Idol

The Culture Club frontman will join judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. and full-time mentor Scott Borchetta to help coach the remaining 11 contestants on Wednesday's (25Mar15) programme. The...

American Idol Wannabe Charged With Attempted Rape

A wannabe pop star who auditioned on American Idol in 2011 has been arrested and charged with attempted rape.Yoji Asano, who was rejected from the U.S. talent competition after a disastrous rendition of Miley Cyrus'...

"American Idol" Alum Phillip Phillips Breaks Conventions With Petition Against Oppresisve Contract

So Phillip Phillips, besides having the most tongue-twistery name since Benedict Cumberbatch is also having some legal issues with American Idol and 19 Entertainment – namely, he wants out. Phillips won a recording contract with...

Carlos Santana's Nephew Auditions For American Idol

Carlos Santana's nephew has been tipped for success on reality show American Idol after wowing judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr. and Keith Urban with his audition in New Orleans, Louisiana.Adam Lasher sported a cast...

Fox Orders Second Season Of 'Empire' After Two Episodes, 'Gotham' & 'Brooklyn Nine-nine' Renewed

Fox has ordered a second season of Empire after airing just two episodes. Comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine and superhero drama Gotham have also been renewed. Fox announced the renewals on Saturday (17th January) at the Television...

Lakisha Jones Sentenced To Jail For Failure To Pay Bills

Former American Idol contestant Lakisha Jones has been found guilty of civil contempt for failing to pay her bills.The former finalist has been ordered to turn herself into the Genesee County Jail in Michigan by...

Phillip Phillips, 'American Idol' Winner, Is Engaged To His Girlfriend Of Five Years

Phillip Phillips is engaged! The 24-year-old American Idol winner announced his engagement to Hannah Blackwell on Friday (26th December).Phillip Phillips is engaged!Watch the Music Video for Phillip Phillips' 'Unpack Your Heart'.Phillips, who won the 11th...

American Idol Rejects Lose Discrimination Lawsuit

A group of former American Idol contestants have lost their discrimination lawsuit against producers of the reality Tv show.The 10 African-American singers - including Corey Clark, who alleged he briefly romanced then-judge Paula Abdul -...

Randy Jackson Finally Says Farewell To 'American Idol' Family

'American Idol''s last original judge Randy Jackson is finally stepping down from the show after an impressive 12 year stint as both a judge and a mentor. While there's been reports in previous years of...

Carrie Underwood Is "Really Excited" But Still Feels "Kind Of Weird" About Pregnancy

Carrie Underwood announced she was pregnant at the beginning of September but the former American Idol contestant still can't believe she's going to be a mum!Carrie Underwood explained how she was feeling about her pregnancy...

Randy Jacksons Wife Reportedly Files For Divorce After 18 Years Of Marriage

Randy Jackson's wife has reportedly filed for divorce. Erika Jackson has filed the paperwork to end their 18 year relationship citing irreconcilable differences. Randy Jackson and his wife Erika are reportedly divorcing.Read More: On...

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