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 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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Shubha Vedula pleases the crowd, Brandy Hotard gets panned on 'American Idol'

Brandy Hotard up next on "American Idol," in a simple black dress, singing Travis Tritt's "Anymore." Her performance is clean; nothing fancy here, just someone with a powerful voice singing. I don't think the song itself is that strong, but she gets out of it what she can and leaves no doubt that she'd be all country, all the time if she moves on.

Urban says "your...

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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...

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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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Melinda Ademi and Kree Harrison become stars, quirky Kez Ban cut on 'American Idol' Hollywood round

Shubha Vedula up as "American Idol" continues to make cuts during Hollywood Round. She's doing "When You Believe." A sparkly silver dress and a big voice.  Mariah Carey calls it a "nice moment."

Juliana Chahayed follows her, doing "Landslide" and showing off a unique tone. Kez Ban is next, doing an original song that feels influenced by Leonard...

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Ex-soldier Matt Farmer and his 'strong pipes,' shocking Micah Johnson star on 'American Idol'

Shubha Vedula kicks off the Long Beach, Calif. audtions of  "American Idol" -- which are being held on the Queen Mary -- with "Something's Got A Hold On Me."

She can sing; strong start to the show, gets Randy Jackson and Keith Urban to send her though. With Mariah Carey stuck in traffic and Nicki Minaj honoring a prior committment, two votes are all she needs.

Brian...

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