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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.”

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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.”

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“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.

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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.

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Jennifer, Keith, Harry, Ryan & January: FOX All-Star Party Pals

Posted Monday January 19, 2015 1:33 PM GMT

Stepping out for a star-studded shindig, a host of television celebrities showed up at the FOX Winter TCA All-Star Party in Pasadena, California on Saturday (January 17).

“Mad Men” babe January Jones was in the house to plug her brand new series “Last Man On Earth,” and she looked adorable in her designer duds.

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Randy Jackson Announces Exit From “American Idol”

Posted Wednesday November 12, 2014 10:00 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 10:40 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 9:45 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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