American Idol

Luke Bryan Reveals How 'American Idol' Gave Him a Whole New Fanbase

<b>Luke Bryan</b> is a household name in the world of country music — just last month, he <b>made history in Los Angeles</b> when he became the first country artist …

Country Music

Carrie Underwood's career, from 'American Idol' to country music superstar

Carrie Underwood became a household name during her successful stint on “American Idol” before becoming a Grammy Award-winning powerhouse.<p>The singer grew up in small-town Oklahoma and revealed on her “American Idol” audition that she had never been on a plane until she was accepted into the reality …

Country Music

Luke Bryan Takes "Forbes" Cash King Crown From Garth Brooks

The "American Idol" judge topples the "All Day Long" singer from his top spot on "Forbes'" highest-paid country musicians list. Find out who made the …

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Catching up with 'American Idol' winner Maddie Poppe

Fresh off of her big win on "Idol," the singer opens up about what fans can expect next live on "GMA."

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David Cook Says He Loved His Time on American Idol — ‘Except for That Haircut!’

David Cook reveals <i>American Idol</i> is still such a ‘fraternity’ over a decade later.<p>Come back every weekday at 12:00 p.m. EST to watch People Now …

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Singers: 'American Idol,' Open Call

Casting the 2018-19 season of "American Idol," the FOX TV singing competition. Project description: "Returning to help find next singing sensation …

Country Music

KeKe Wyatt's HUSBAND . . . Got PARIS BENNET From American Idol PREGNANT!!!

Last week, MTO News broke the story that former American Idol contestant Paris Bennet was dating KeKe Wyatt's estranged husband Michael Jamar Ford. …

American Idol

14 Country Singers You Probably Forgot Did Reality TV

Sure, you know Carrie Underwood and Scotty McCreery were on <i>American Idol,</i> and everyone knows Cassadee Pope and Danielle Bradbery got their start on</i> …

Country Music

Photos: Maddie Poppe visits the Iowa State Fair

Maddie Poppe, winner of season 16 of American Idol and Iowa native, sings the national anthem during the opening ceremonies for the Iowa State Fair …

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American Idol Auditions Are Coming To San Diego!

Just Now<p>American Idol Auditions Are Coming To San Diego!<p>The <b>American Idol</b> reboot is heading into its 2nd season & they're looking for contestants. …

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Trace Adkins, ‘American Idol’ winners highlight SC State Fair concert lineup

Country star Trace Adkins and two winners of “American Idol” are among the acts lined up for the 2018 S.C. State Fair.<p>Adkins, who hails from …


Get Practicing Because American Idol Has Auditions In Scottsdale Soon

Just Now<p>It's time to get excited! What's your go-to song?<p>Posted by ABC15 Arizona on Wednesday, August 8, 2018<p>In 3 weeks, American Idol is heading to …

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'American Idol' singers stay true to themselves on tour

By Kevin C. Johnson | Post-Dispatch pop music critic<p>There was never a moment during the most recent season of “American Idol” when Maddie Poppe …

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‘American Idol’ is back. Miami knows the drill. Here’s where and when to audition

“American Idol” auditions are coming back to Miami as the rebooted singing competition brings its camera crews to town later this month.<p>Excited?<p>Miami</i> …

Carrie Underwood

Nationwide 'American Idol' bus tour set to kick-off in August

A nationwide bus tour is set to kick off in the search for the next "American Idol" star.<p>So what does it take to make the cut? Southern California's …

Los Angeles

Grass Is Greener: Is KeKe Wyatt’s Estranged Husband Smashing THIS Former American Idol To Smithereens?

(Photo by Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)<p>Really??? Michael Jamar, KeKe Wyatt’s Ex-Husband Seems To Be Secretly Seeing Former American Idol Star<p>Months ago we …

African-American Culture

Kelly Clarkson Shooting Daytime Talk Show Pilot For Possible 2019 Launch – Report

Kelly Clarkson may be joining the daytime talk show ranks. The original <i>American Idol</i> winner is shooting a talk show that would potentially be shopped …

Billboard Awards

American Idol Auditions Are Coming To Houston

Just Now<p>If you've ever wanted to try out for <i>American Idol</i>, here's your chance!<p>Auditions will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center on …

Reality TV

American Idol stops in Houston for auditions

Just Now<p>If yo can sing while you work and all your coworkers, friends and family say you can sing, make it the American Idol auditions!<p>Auditions are …


First Listen: RVVRS Teams Up with American Idol Alum Paul McDonald on 'Start Living'

“You better start living” … so says singer-songwriter RIVVRS on his new collab with <i>American Idol</i> alum Paul McDonald.<p>PEOPLE has an exclusive first …


Paula Abdul's Major Music Comeback

The original "American Idol" judge plans a major comeback 30 years since her debut album "Forever Your Girl" came out. See her best choreography …

Paula Abdul

Broadway Sings for Pride at Pride Night at Citi Field | Times Square Chronicles

Broadway Sings for Pride at Pride Night at Citi Field<p>Cast members from Broadway and Billboard recording artist Kimberley Locke (American Idol) will …

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Fredonia Police investigating assault of homeless man

FREDONIA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Fredonia Police Department is investigating an assault of a homeless man that occurred overnight July 20/21 in the area …


'American Idol' Will Kick Off Its Nationwide Bus Tour Auditions at Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World Resort's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will host American Idol's first audition on Saturday, August 25th.

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Watch David Cook’s Pre-Show Ritual Backstage at Kinky Boots

How does the former American Idol singer get ready to play Charlie Price?<p>David Cook first made his Broadway debut taking over the role of Charlie …


MacKenzie Bourg Spills On What He’s Been Up to Since ‘American Idol’

One of our <i>American Idol</i> favs <b>MacKenzie Bourg</b> is back and ready to release new music!<p>The 25-year-old musician has been hard at work creating new songs …

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This Orange Is the New Black Star Has Been on American Idol AND The Voice

Not sure where you've seen <b>Orange Is the New Black</b>'s newest cast member? It's probably not her acting chops in a prison jumpsuit that caught your memory but likely her <i>voice</i>. Vicci Martinez, who plays the role of Daddy this season, is actually an established singer-songwriter with 10 albums, two EPs, …

Orange Is the New Black

WFTV 2018 Orlando Idol Contest

Loading...<p>Season 2 of ABC's American Idol returns in 2019, but the ‘Idol’ buzz is already in the air in Central Florida.<p>On August 25th, the American …


Chris Daughtry 'would welcome' a call from 'American Idol' -- but first, his new album

A pro tip from Chris Daughtry: When your wife says she wrote you a song, listen.<p>The rocker’s first new album in five years with his eponymous band Daughtry, "Cage to Rattle" (out Friday), features a song co-written by his wife, Deanna, titled “As You Are.”<p>“She writes down poetry, and I remember one …


Best Bets: UB40, Bruno Mars, American Idol Live and more for your Las Vegas weekend

The Backstreet Boys return to their residency at Planet Hollywood armed with a successful new single.