American Idol

Why Simon Cowell Credits Kelly Clarkson With the Success of 'American Idol'

When “American Idol” first hit the airwaves in 2002, those involved with the show didn’t know exactly what to expect. The singing competition was inspired by the British show “Pop Idol,” but no one knew if the idea would take off in America. That all changed when Kelly Clarkson took the stage. The...
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Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie Officially Returning to 'American Idol'

The gang is getting back together. Katy Perry , Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie have all officially signed on for the next season of “American Idol.” Auditions had already been underway, but it wasn’t a done deal that the trio of stars would be back as judges. Bobby Bones is also returning as in-house...
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American Idol Could Be Returning To TV

Come on! It hasn't even been 12 months! American Idol could soon be coming back to TV. Sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter that NBC has indeed had talks with producers Fremantle Media about the possibility of bringing back Idol. It's interesting that NBC might want it, since they already have...
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The New Winner of 'The Voice' Is...

At last, Sundance Head can call himself the winner of The Voice. The singer, wowed audiences with his impressively gritty, soulful vocal style throughout season 11, bringing Blake Shelton his fifth win as a coach. -Mike Draup Photo: USA Today
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So Maybe This Is Why "Idol" Is Finally Over...

We've always said, "the best thing about American idol is its production values...and that costs a ton of money! Paying for multiple locations, tons of hotel and hall rentals, security, paying for the stars and cast of the show, and that's all before they even get to Hollywood." Apparently, in the...
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