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

'American Idol's' Burnell Taylor may be caught between rock and a hard place

Did Burnell Taylor give Bon Jovi a bad name on last night’s rock-themed edition of “American Idol”? Seven of our nine “Idol” psychics thought so, and expect him to be eliminated tonight.

Judge Nicki Minaj said Taylor looked like “a little Teddy Ruxpin bear” performing “You Give Love a Bad Name,” not exactly the sort of review you want to get doing Bon Jovi, unless, maybe, you’re doing the...

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Nicki Minaj compares Amber Holcomb to Naomi Campbell on 'American Idol'

Amber Holcomb performs during Rock Week on "American

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Talk about a compliment. On Wednesday night’s “American Idol” Nicki Minaj told Amber Holcomb that she was emoting “Naomi Campbell realness.” The comparison to the legendary supermodel was high praise, and Minaj wasn’t the only one jumping on the Holcomb beauty bandwagon. Keith Urban said, “Great shoes.” Mariah Carey added, “You look beautiful.” And Randy Jackson, who rarely discusses how the girls...

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Hurt Kree Harrison hold back, Burnell Taylor can't rock on 'American Idol'

Burnell Taylor gets things started as "American Idol" has its seven remaining finalists doing rock songs; this is traditionally a tough night for some... He's doing Bon Jovi's "You Give Love a Bad Name."

It's his roughest performance of the year; clearly not his thing, seems uncomfortable. Missing that sweet, unique tone -- he's one of my faves, but I think he'll be in...

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‘American Idol’ - Classic rock, no ballads-themed performance show on April 3

The "American Idol" Top 7, from left: Burnell

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The “American Idol” top 7 finalists – Lazaro Arbos, Janelle Arthur, Candice Glover, Kree Harrison, Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller and Burnell Taylor – will perform on a classic rock, no ballads-themed show April 3.

“American Idol” season 4 winner, six-time Grammy Award-winning artist Carrie Underwood will perform her new single, “See You Again,” and season 9 finalist Casey James will debut his...

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"American Idol's" Devin Velez, Burnell Taylor, Lazaro Arbos seem bound for the bottom 3

From the Four Tops to the bottom 3 will likely be the fate for Lazaro Arbos, Burnell Taylor and Devin Velez on tonight’s “American Idol” results show if our “Idol” psychics are correct.

The trio’s disastrous performance of the Tops’ “Can’t Help Myself” on last night’s Motown/Detroit-themed episode pleased no one, especially judge Nicki Minaj who wasn’t calling any of them “Sugar pie, honeybunch.”


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'American Idol' fashion: Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey are twins, kind of

From left, Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj

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The two American Idol divas, Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, have verrrrry different styles, so it was odd to see them both wearing short dresses in the exact same shade of orangey-red on Wednesday night’s show.

Minaj donned a molded-to-her-body, short- sleeved sheath accessorized with a diamond tennis necklace. Carey went for a 50s style frock — a sleeveless shirtwaist with plunging neckline...

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Angie Miller 'strange' for judges, Burnell Taylor like 'a sexy doctor' on 'American Idol'

Burnell Taylor next on "American Idol," singing Stevie Wonder's "My Cherie, Amour" -- Smokey Robinson calls his tone "captivating," which is exactly right. Great pick; resplendent in a white suit, it's just pure vocal magic. Sounds like nobody else, just like Wonder. Singing effortlessly, just making me smile with joy. 

Keith Urban gives him a standing ovation,...

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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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Is the 'Idol' journey over for Lazaro Arbos, Paul Jolley or Devin Velez?

It could be a hard day’s night for Paul Jolley, Lazaro Arbos or Devin Velez on "American Idol" tonight. Each received at least two votes from our eight "Idol" psychics to be eliminated on tonight's results show.


Though Kree Harrison sang "With a Little Help From My Friends" on last night's Beatles-themed show, Paul Jolley seems the most likely to...

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'American Idol' fashion: Angie Miller’s hair is a star

Angie Miller performs "Yesterday" by The Beatles on

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“I like the hair,” Keith Urban told “American Idol” contestant Angie Miller who had straightened her haystack mound of curls for Wednesday night’s homage to the Beatles. OK, a nice compliment, but Ryan Seacrest took it to another level when he said, “You’ve got a new friend . . . the flatiron.” Jeez, gents, there are things we ladies would rather not discuss on national TV, included in the mix:...

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