American Idol

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

Candice Glover and Kez Ban's groups salvage horrible 'American Idol' group round

During the "American Idol" Hollywood round, The Swaggettes

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The group performances during the Hollywood round for the "American Idol" women were a train wreck -- not sure I've ever seen a worse round on this show.

At least three groups did "Somebody That I Used to Know," and they were all terrible or horrible (to pick a couple words that the judges kept resorting to tonight.)

Only two groups were actually good; if this is...

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Kez Ban, Breanna Steer, Angela Miller and Janelle Arthur pull a surprise on 'American Idol'

Kalli Therinale's group on “American Idol” changed their song just two hours ago, which cannot be good — they ask their mentors if that's a good idea, the answer is a resounding “No!“

Nevertheless they attempt to perform “Somebody I Used to Know.“ It's a train wreck, even their parents in the audience are wincing. “Honestly, it was terrible,“ says Randy Jackson. Most of them didn't even remember...

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Spectacular Candice Glover's group soars, quirky Kez Ban's group finds drama on 'American Idol'

"American Idol" is down to 76 women after the first Hollywood Round cuts; and now, it's the always drama-filled Group Night. "I think some claws are going to come out tonight," one of the contestants says.

Quirky Kez Ban tells her group, "The only song I want and I will fight to the death for it is 'California Dreaming.' " She's goofy, keeps trying to persuade...

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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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'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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