American Idol

Candice Glover won "American Idol" Season 12 over Kree Harrison as Psy, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, Adam Lambert and Aretha Franklin performed.

JDA glitters, Johnny Keyser and Paul Jolley go cheesy on 'American Idol'

Paul Jolley up first, with 10 guys featured tonight on "American Idol" -- and only five of them moving on to the semifinals. He's going all country, doing Keith Urban's "Tonight I Wanna Cry." He has some odd facial expressions, like he's either going to cry or is in pain. Comes across as earnest but also cheesy. 

Urban likes his voice, but warns him against overperforming....

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'American Idol' Top 40 head to Las Vegas for semifinals

"American Idol" Season 12 Top 40: Angela Miller,

(Credit: Fox)

"American Idol" judges Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban have chosen the Top 40 contestants — 20 gals and 20 guys — who will head to Las Vegas to perform on the stage of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles LOVE Theatre at The Mirage.

The group will be split by gender.  On Wednesday, Feb. 20 and Thursday, Feb. 21 and Wednesday, Feb. 27. and Thursday, Feb. 28, 10 semifinalists...

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Matheus Fernandes and Gabe Brown team up for memorable 'American Idol' group song

Matheus Fernandes and Gabe Brown's group up first as "American Idol" Group Day starts. They're in perfect, church-like harmony on "Somebody To Love," it is no joke one of the best group round performances ever — creative, fun to listen to, totally on pitch.

"Great job guys," says Keith Urban, with Randy Jackson calling it "fantastic." And Nicki...

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'Captivating' Kez Ban surprisingly advances on 'American Idol,' as does Johnny Keyser

Ieisha Cotton next on "American Idol," she seems shy but says she's a professional dancer and then gets Nicki Minaj going with some quick moves.

Sings "I Want To Say Thank You," it's not good and gets Randy Jackson to say, "Baby, you're tone deaf, you can't even really hear the notes." They advise her to stick with the dancing.

Johnny Keyser is back...

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