American Idol

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

Amber Holcomb gets four judges to stand, Kree Harrison one on 'American Idol'

Amber Holcomb next on “American Idol,“ doing Whitney Houston's “I Believe In You and Me,“ and I'm telling you, she's got something special going on with her voice — it just grabs you, and makes you smile.

She's so good; audience is whooping and hollering, judges are nodding, and it's effortless. Best performance of the night so far for me; and once again, unexpected. She doesn't look as much...

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Amber Holcomb steals our hearts as Kree Harrison, Adriana Latonio star as 'American Idol' starts setting semifinals

"American Idol" - In the pimp spot, Amber

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Amber Holcomb was the breakout star on a strong night of "American Idol," surprising everyone with a fresh take on "My Funny Valentine" that got the judges on their feet and the audience whooping.

An impassioned Kree Harrison also impressed, with smooth Angela Miller as always showing us she's pretty much a pro already, and Adriana Latonio showing flashes of a...

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Angela Miller, Adriana Latonio, Amber Holcomb, Kree Harrison and surprise Tenna Torres make 'American Idol' semifinals

"American Idol" is about to cut five contestants; shouldn't be any surprises -- pretty obvious who should go on and who won't based on their performances tonight.

First up is Jenny Beth Willis; she's going to get cut, and indeed is. Brandy Hotard next, should be cut too; and she is. Tenna Torres steps up, should be cut too; oh, and she is not! Does not bode well for one of my favorites,...

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Kree Harrison gets two judges to stand, Kamaria Ousley told she 'wasn't good' on 'American Idol'

Kamaria Ousley up next on "American Idol," dressed in crazy, black and white checked pants and doing "Mr. Know It All." Good energy and vibe but she's off-key, badly at times. Odd song choice for her too; seems nervous, breathing is out of synch.  

Keith Urban says he doesn't think it was the best song choice, never felt an "emotional connection" from her....

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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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Rachel Hale, Shubha Vedula, Melinda Ademi, Kree Harrison shine as 'American Idol' names top 40

During the "American Idol" Hollywood round, Raisin' Cain

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"American Idol" cuts down to its top 20 women and top 20 guys as Hollywood Week wraps up; but at the moment, there are still 24 women and 28 guys in the running 

The women all get called up on stage first, and Randy Jackson calls out three names — none of whom have been featured — and just like that they're cut.

Down to 21 now; he asks Stephanie Schimel to sing...

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