Posts tagged "American Idol"

Diane Warren Asks If Anyone Is Still Watching ‘American Idol': Morning Mix

Plus: Pharrell pops up in the Entourage movie and Lana Del Rey performs a new song during sound check. Be sure to also see which artists are performing on TV today.

By: Christina Lee / May 18, 2015

Whatcha Say: American Idol, Britney Spears & Mariah Carey Got Our Readers Talking

Happy Friday, Idolator readers! We’ve made it through another crazy music week.

By: Bianca Gracie / May 15, 2015

‘American Idol’ Season 14 Finale: Jennifer Lopez Covers Rihanna, Chris Brown Performs With Pitbull

The judges rocked the stage for the show’s finale last night (May 13)!

By: Bianca Gracie / May 14, 2015

7 People You Forgot Won ‘American Idol’

We love them all, but time hasn’t been kind to all of the champs of American Idol.

By: Jonathan Riggs / May 12, 2015

Simon Cowell Speaks Out On ‘American Idol’ Cancellation

The original AI judge shares his thoughts on the news.

By: Bianca Gracie / May 12, 2015

Ryan Seacrest Releases Statement On ‘American Idol’ Cancellation

Ryan Seacrest released a heartfelt statement on the end of Idol, but ever the hard worker, he still found a way to sneak in some promo for the current season.

By: Carl Williott / May 11, 2015

‘American Idol’ To End In 2016

The groundbreaking singing competition show will air its 15th and final season next year.

By: Carl Williott / May 11, 2015

We Don’t Know What’s Going On With ‘American Idol’ Anymore, But Salt-N-Pepa Performed “Push It” & It Was Iconic

These rap icons showed the show’s hopeful contestants how to stay fly, decade after decade.

By: Robbie Daw / March 27, 2015

Adam Lambert Guest Judges on ‘American Idol': 7 Highlights

Hot on the news that he signed a deal with Warner Bros. records and is planning to drop his third studio album this summer (with Max Martin at the helm and a single on the way this April — woo hoo!) , former finalist Adam Lambert turned up to the fourth…

By: Lisa Timmons / January 16, 2015

Lance Bass Sets Wedding Date With Model Michael Turchin: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Lance Bass has set a date for his wedding to model Michael Turchin: December 20. Yes, Bass plans to invite his former boy bandmates in *NSYNC, though no – they will not take

By: Christina Lee / October 20, 2014

Watch Caleb Johnson Discuss ‘Testify’, Collaborating With Aloe Blacc & Missing His Hometown: Interview

Recently, American Idol winner Caleb Johnson stopped by the Idolator studio to talk to us about his love of good ol’ rock and roll and his debut album Testify, which was released today (August 12). We already posted the first part of our chat with him, where the Asheville, North Carolina native played a game…

By: Robbie Daw / August 12, 2014

‘American Idol’ Finalist Michael Johns Dies At 35

Michael Johns, American Idol seventh season finalist, died August 1 at age 35, according to FOX. “Michael Johns was an incredible talent and we are deeply saddened by news of his passing,” the network’s official statement said.

The Buckhead, Ga., native had auditioned for Idol in 2008 at age 29, the maximum age…

By: Christina Lee / August 3, 2014

Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban And Harry Connick Jr. Will Return To ‘American Idol’

While the future of reality competition shows remains uncertain, American Idol will return with the same talent from Season 13.

The show is bringing back Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. for its judging panel, along with host Ryan Seacrest. “Their interaction, warmth and experience made them an absolute joy to…

By: Christina Lee / June 24, 2014

Jennifer Lopez Taps ‘Idol’ Alum Pia Toscano For Summer Tour

Pia Toscano will embark with Jennifer Lopez as a back-up singer on a six-date tour this summer, including stops for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Good Morning America. “I have to pinch myself a little bit that I am in the same room with her now,” Toscano, a favorite from American Idol‘s Seaso…

By: Christina Lee / May 29, 2014

‘American Idol’ Winner Caleb Johnson Announces Self-Titled Debut Album

Well, the powers that be over at American Idol wasted no time. Hours after Caleb Johnson was crowned the winner of Season 13 last night (May 21), details of his debut album were announced. The self-titled set will be released August 12 on 19 Recordings/Interscope Records. (Based on the cover, we’ve got ourselves another White…

By: Carl Williott / May 22, 2014

‘American Idol’ Finale: Jennifer Lopez & Demi Lovato Perform, Caleb Johnson Beats Jena Irene

By now, you’ve surely read the news that Asheville, North Carolina, native Caleb Johnson was crowned winner of American Idol‘s 13th season. The top two finalists, Caleb and Jena Irene, had a good, old-fashioned sing-off Tuesday night with the results of America’s final vote announced last night (May 21).

In addition to learning the…

By: Lisa Timmons / May 22, 2014

‘American Idol': Caleb Johnson Wins Season 13

Well, this is something of a surprise! Jena Irene was favored to win season 13 of American Idol (at least according to social media commentators) but Caleb Johnson walked away victorious. The 23-year-old from Asheville, North Carolina also made history as the first hard rock/heavy metal singer to win the talent show. Congratulations!

While rating…

By: Mike Wass / May 21, 2014

‘American Idol’ Recap: Jena Irene & Caleb Johnson Rock Out

The buildup of an entire season has led us all to this week, with the remaining two contestants, Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene duking it out in a final round of songs live from Los Angeles. On Tuesday night (May 20), each kid is tasked with singing three songs. The first is a selection from…

By: Lisa Timmons / May 21, 2014
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