LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 16: (L-R) Host Ryan Seacrest, finalists Candice Glover and Kree Harrison speak onstage during Fox's 'American Idol 2013' Finale Results Show at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on May 16, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
less-weighty scenarios shaped [the 2005] list, too. Fingers rushed to type in the word 'insipid' after the adjective was uttered on 'American Idol.'
Especially these days, as TV is now geared to broadcasting things liable to make people very, very angry indeed — ‘American Idol,’ increasingly poor seasons of ‘CSI,’ ‘Piers Morgan’...
If the show got 10 million viewers and the median age was 32, I don’t think advertisers would mind that. But it’s become your grandparents’ American Idol.More quotes »
ABC's fall lineup cuts 'Dancing with the Stars' to one night
With the Stars," TV's standout unscripted series after "American Idol," will be cut back to one edition next season, ABC just announced. This means the results portion will be condensed to Monday editions. ABC Entertainment chief Paul Lee says this will give Read more »
Candice Glover vs. Kree Harrison on 'American Idol' season 12 finale
face it: " American Idol " is broken. Season 12, which ends with a two-part finale starting Wednesday night, was often painful to watch, and ratings fell more than 20 percent from last season, which already had ratings issues. Randy Jackson , the only original Read more »
Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol'
-- posted on E! Thursday, Jackson said: "Yo! Yo! Yo! To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on American Idol I have decided it is time to leave after this season," he says. "I am very proud of how we forever changed television Read more »
Candice Glover steals teary, wild 'American Idol' homecoming show
swinging in this competition -- I am so proud of you." As Randy Jackson said, "this is one of the greatest things about 'American Idol,' that you can come from nothing and make it." Harrison' s visit home also left the jduges in tears. She lost both her parents Read more »
Is Jennifer Lopez replacing Mariah Carey on 'American Idol'?
Fox has approached Jennifer Lopez to replace Mariah Carey for the rest of the season on "American Idol"! TMZ has it! The Hollywood Reporter first had it! It must be true!Now, turn over and go back to sleep. True reports or not, this is not going to happen. Read more »
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Candice Glover Sings 'I Am Beautiful' on 'Live! with Kelly and Michael'
days after being voted as "American Idol" season twelve's grand champion, Candice Glover immediately kicked off the promo for her first single "I Am Beautiful". On Monday, May 20, the 23-year-old belter appeared on "Live! with Kelly & Michael", performing 2:09 AM from Aces Showbiz Read more »
Fantasia puts drama behind her, talks music
of tough, kind of like a pull because everybody thinks they know what you should do or they want to go with what's hot right now. R&B singer and former "American Idol" champion Fantasia Barrino. Her new album, "Side Effects of You," has been released. 12:42 AM from Reading Eagle Read more »
Heading uptown: ‘Idol’ winner ‘arrives’ in New York
minted “American Idol” winner Candice Glover saw her first subway yesterday — and is not so sure she liked it. “I’d heard the subways were noisy and there were a lot of people,” she said after stopping at The Post during a day-long media tour of Manhattan 12:41 AM from New York Post Read more »
Selena Gomez not ready to marry Justin Bieber or judge 'American Idol'
to have fun and experience with." Another life-changing event Gomez is not quite ready for is taking over as host of "American Idol." Selena's name is just one of those being batted about for the judging panel next season, but she says the gig is not for her. 5/20/13 from Zap2it.com Read more »
Courtesy was a bad move for 'American Idol' runner-up Kree Harrison
a piece of chocolate and two graham crackers.- 8:02 pm This may have taken Southern manners to an extreme: Twice lately, an American Idol finalist handed a big advantage to a competitor. In 2011, Scotty McCreery survived the gesture; this year, Kree Harrison 5/20/13 from Lansing State Journal Read more »