American Idol

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

Colton Dixon shines, Katharine McPhee bares, Keith Urban performs on 'American Idol'

Colton Dixon is back on the "American Idol" stage, singing "Love Has Come For Me" before the show chops its elite eight down to the magnificent seven. He sings and performs like a star; self-assured and deliberate. Song itself isn't memorable, but on a weak year for the guys it's good to have him back.

Katharine McPhee then returns, with One Republic. She's got a sassy...

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‘American Idol’ - Motown-themed performance show on March 27

The "American Idol" Top 8, clockwise from top

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The "American Idol" top 8 finalists —  Lazaro Arbos, Janelle Arthur, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller, Burnell Taylor and Devin Velez — will sing the songs of the Motor City next Wednesday, March 27.

"American Idol" will celebrate its 450th episode, and season 11 finalist Colton Dixon will perform on the results show on Thursday, March 28....

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'American Idol' season 11 rocks the Nassau Coliseum

Joshua Ledet, left, Phillip Phillips, center, Colton Dixon,

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The “American Idol” top ten of season 11 delivered upbeat, current, fast moving performances at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale last evening.  

My two daughters, my granddaughter Alex and I were lucky to score front-row seats – making it easy for Alex to have a clear view of the stage and her favorite idol, Elise Testone.

Alex, at five-years-old, is a veteran...

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Jessica Sanchez outshines Neil Diamond, Reba McEntire, Skylar Laine on 'American Idol'

Jessica Sanchez arrives at the "American Idol" finale

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Skylar Laine is back on "American Idol," singing a high-powered version of "Turn on the Radio" with Reba McEntire.

Laine's really fearless, she goes all out and seems right at home up there with a country superstar; they even look like mother and daughter.

Jessica Sanchez up next, reprising her show-stopping version of "I Will Always Love You." It might...

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