American Idol

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

Josh Holliday all original, Nick Boddington too cool on 'American Idol'

New Yorker Nick Boddington next on "American Idol," lets his sweet tone soar on James Morrison's "Say Something." He's got a cool vibe; relaxed and easy up there, not oversinging or jumping around too much. Doesn't have me on the edge of my seat but it's well-sung.

Keith Urban praises the "timbre" of his voice, but wanted to feel more connected to him, tells him...

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Wacky guy fashion hits 'American Idol'

Josh ?JDA? Davila went full-throttle drag queen wearing

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For years we’ve complained that the boys are boring and the girls over-the-top when it comes to fashion on "American Idol." Thursday night’s show turned that whole premise on its ear, and from a style standpoint, it was all rather entertaining.

Josh “JDA” Davila went full-throttle drag queen wearing a bondage-style harness top – bare in the back -- slit gaucho pants with sparkling...

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

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

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"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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Clifton Duffin, Mariah Pulice, Lazaro Arbos and Kez Ban emotionally captivate on 'American Idol'

"American Idol? season 12 features host Ryan Seacrest

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Emotional, captivating performances from four singers outshone even the Nicki Minaj-Mariah Carey "feud" as "American Idol" sent 46 people to Hollywood out of the high-powered Chicago auditions. 

Sure, Minaj and Carey sniped at each other a few times, again; but it felt like play-acting as each had fun being the diva, rather than real animosity.

Minaj dominated...

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Clifton Duffin gets Keith Urban teary on 'American Idol,' Brandy Neely and Josh Holiday also impress

Brandy Neely kicks off day two of the Chicago auditions on “American Idol” with “Your Cheatin' Heart.“ Classic, powerful country voice — nothing fancy, just well-sung with strong emotion.

Keith Urban loves it, as does Nicki Minaj -- "I think that you're super, super special.“ Mariah Carey gives her an “A+ amazing” for the song choice, with Randy Jackson saying he loved it “from note one.“


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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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Jimmy Iovine on Joshua Ledet: He deserves to be in the finale

Mentor Jimmy Iovine said Joshua Ledet deserved a

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Top 3 finalists Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips kicked off tonight’s results show with a solid rendition of The Beatles’ “Got to Get You Into My Life,” but let’s face it, this show is going to be all about who’s going to get into next week’s finale.

Next up was this week’s Ford Music Video, an homage to silent movies with Jessica playing someone resembling the Hamburglar...

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Who'll be in the 'Idol' finale -- Joshua, Jessica or Phillip?

Phillip Phillips, left, Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet

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Last night, we saw hometown parades and more celebrations for “American Idol’s” top 3 Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips. Tonight, will it be raining on either Jessica or Joshua’s parade?

Our nine “Idol” psychics were split on who’ll be eliminated tonight — three votes for Jessica, six for Joshua. As for Phillip, his performance of Bob Seger’s “We’ve Got Tonight” may have been...

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Jessica Sanchez could go home on 'American Idol'

Jessica Sanchez gets a hero's welcome back home

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On Wednesday night’s “American Idol,” the Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips performed three songs each, fighting for their spot in the final two.

Joshua Ledet, 20, was the first performer and he got all three judges up on their feet after his strong rendition of Etta James’ "I’d Rather be Blind."

His other songs, "Imagine" by John Lennon and "No...

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