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“American Idol” Finalists Tour Cancelled

Posted Friday April 1, 2016 1:25 PM GMT

Every season the top finishers from “American Idol” embark on a nationwide tour to celebrate the successful run, but it turns out the Final Season won’t continue the tradition.

A rep from Core Media told Entertainment Tonight, “The American Idol Live tour has historically been an integral part of celebrating the seasons’ contestants and also garnering excitement for summer auditions for the upcoming season. Instead we will focus on making the two-night finale a memorable and meaningful experience.”


Kelly Clarkson Makes Everyone Cry with “Piece By Piece” Performance on “American Idol”

Posted Friday February 26, 2016 10:11 AM GMT

She was the very first star in the “American Idol” galaxy and last night (February 25) Kelly Clarkson returned to the Idol stage for a moving musical moment.

The “Since You’ve Been Gone” songstress, who also happens to be nine months pregnant” sang “Piece By Piece,” and towards the end she (and everyone else in the house) began to cry over the emotional lyrics.


2016 Kids’ Choice Awards: And the Nominees Are…

Posted Tuesday February 2, 2016 9:39 AM GMT

It’s going to be another amazing year at the Kids' Choice Awards, with Blake Shelton serving as the host of the evening.

And this morning (February 2) a partial list of nominees went live, including the hopefuls for Favorite Movie, Favorite Talent Competition Show, Favorite Movie Actor and Favorite Movie Actress.


Kanye West Nails His “American Idol” Audition!

Posted Tuesday January 5, 2016 12:58 PM GMT

Ever the consummate performer, Kanye West tried his hand at auditioning for “American Idol” back in October, and the video just went live on the internet.

The “Love Lockdown” rapper stepped in front of judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr and Keith Urban, declaring, “My name is Kanye. I'm from the South Side of Chicago. I'm originally a producer. I always wanted to rap and no one really believed in me, so I wanted to try some things out, ya know?"


Simon Cowell: I’m Not Returning For Final “American Idol” Season

Posted Wednesday June 17, 2015 8:59 AM GMT

The forthcoming Season 15 of “American Idol” will be its last, but Simon Cowell has no interest in reprising his role at the judges’ table.

Following his exit in 2010, the snarky entertainment mogul hasn’t looked back, and he told “Extra,” “I kind of said goodbye many years ago. Maybe I’ll flip the light switch out at the end or something.”


Simon Cowell Weighs In On “American Idol” Cancellation

Posted Tuesday May 12, 2015 7:58 AM GMT

He was there at the beginning when “American Idol” burst onto the popular culture scene and crowned Kelly Clarkson as the Season 1 Champion, and now Simon Cowell has responded to news that FOX has cancelled the show.

The snarky Englishman took to his Twitter account to share his take on the upcoming 15th and final season of the singing competition- “Looking back at my time on ‘American Idol’ we had a great time. We found great artists. Had fun. And to America. Thank you. It was a blast.”


“American Idol” Announces Final Season!

Posted Monday May 11, 2015 10:51 AM GMT

Year in and year out, FOX has brought us the best up-and-coming singers thanks to “American Idol,” however that 13-year run is about to come to a close.


Jennifer Lopez Belts Out “Feel The Light” on “American Idol”

Posted Friday March 20, 2015 8:42 AM GMT

Usually she’s happy to stay on the judge’s side of the table, but last night (March 19) Jennifer Lopez decided to own the “American Idol” stage as well.

The “Waiting for Tonight” songstress performed “Feel The Light” from the forthcoming soundtrack for the movie “Home,” which also stars Rihanna.