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Randy Jackson Announces Exit From “American Idol”

Posted Wednesday November 12, 2014 9:00 AM GMT

He’s been helping pop star hopefuls achieve their dreams for over a decade, and now Randy Jackson is ready to give up his seat at “American Idol.”

In a new statement, the music industry mogul told People, "After 13 seasons, I felt now was the perfect time to leave American Idol. I'm proud to have been a part of a series that discovered some incredible artists and will go down in history as one of the most successful television shows ever. A true original, Idol started it all. Onto what's next.”

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“American Idol” Alum Joanne Borgella Dies at 32

Posted Monday October 20, 2014 9:40 AM GMT

It’s a sad time for the “American Idol” family as former contestant Joanne Borgella succumbed to cancer over the weekend.

The 32-year-old singer’s family posted a message on her Facebook page to inform fans of the tragic news.

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Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. & Keith Urban: Officially Coming Back for "American Idol" Season 14

Posted Tuesday June 24, 2014 8:45 AM GMT

Ready to give a round of singers another chance at the title, Fox announced on Monday (June 23) that Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr are all set to return for the 14th season of “American Idol.”

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Caleb Johnson is the New “American Idol” Champ!

Posted Thursday May 22, 2014 7:25 AM GMT

It was a hard-fought win but in the end Caleb Johnson emerged victorious during the Season 13 finale of “American Idol” last night (May 21).

The Asheville, North Carolina native topped Jena Irene to win a recording contract and a debut album slated to hit stores on August 12th.

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Harry Connick Jr is Returning to "American Idol"

Posted Wednesday May 14, 2014 2:35 PM GMT

Ladies love him and obviously "American Idol" fans do too, because Harry Connick Jr is officially returning to the judging table on the Fox singing competition.

During his appearance on "Live with Kelly and Michael," the 46-year-old singer confirmed that he is coming back to the newly announced 14th season of the series.

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"American Idol" Slims Down Broadcast

Posted Monday May 12, 2014 9:35 AM GMT

Its ratings are suffering even after bringing on All Star judges, and "American Idol" is finding ways to boost its audience with a different broadcast approach.

On Monday (May 12), Fox executive Kevin Reilly announced that the singing competition is making a comeback for its 14th season with a different "streamlined" approach.

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“American Idol” Lives On for Season 14

Posted Thursday May 8, 2014 9:03 AM GMT

It’s no secret that they’ve had to weather some stormy ratings woes, but the team at “American Idol” is determined to soldier on.

FOX just announced they’ll renew the talent/reality show for a fourteenth season, with auditions slated to kick off on June 18th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Jennifer Lopez Stuns on the Set of "American Idol" as Final 7 are Announced

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 10:28 PM GMT

Turning a few heads with her white ensemble in West Hollywood, Jennifer Lopez made her way to the set of "American Idol" today (April 10).

Smiling before the night's big show, the "On the Floor" singer sported a tight white dress, highlighting her iconic curves, as she completed her look with a pair of matching heels.

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