American Idol

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

Quirky Kez Ban, young Briana Oakley, countrified Rachel Hale, Isabelle and Janelle Arthur, poppy Angela Miller, soulful Victoria Acosta advance on 'American Idol'

The women contestants are up as "American Idol" Hollywood Week chugs on. They're in lines of 10 and sing short solos; Mariah Pulice, who's battled anorexia, up first.

She's followed by Angela Miller, who has a pop look. Finally there's Victoria Acosta, who sings in mariachi bands but busts out with a soulful "Killing Me Softly." All three were good and deserve to move...

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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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Mariah Pulice leaves Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj in tears; Curtis Finch lifts up 'American Idol' judges

Curtis Finch, Jr. next on "American Idol," he's a tutor who's singing Smokie Norful's "God Is Able." This man can sing; nothing fancy, just gospel-like voice, emotion. "O-M-G" says Nicki Minaj, they send him on, quickly.

"You are so blessed," Minaj quietly says to him afterward. 

Mariah Pulice next, she says she's recovering from anorexia,...

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