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With Season 13 officially in the books, American Idol is already looking ahead to next season, with the first auditions taking place in Minneapolis just four short weeks from now. With Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. reportedly on board already, and Jennifer Lopez looking likely to return as well, it could be the [...]


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Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson faced off last night on American Idol at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, and for Irene it was pretty much the experience of a lifetime.

“To just perform in front of an audience of that many people and in an amazing venue is so different than what [...]


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American Idol is now down to its top 5, as C.J. Harris was eliminated on this week’s show. The blues-rock singer and Jessica Meuse received the lowest number of votes on the show. During his final moments on the show, Harris thanked the hard working Idol band for all their help during his journey. He [...]


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American Idol continues tonight (Fox, 8 pm et/pt), as the top seven attempt to survive another week in the competition. For singer Jena Irene, part of her Idol journey has helped her gain a ton of confidence as a performer.

“My confidence level, I mean it’s grown,” said Irene. “It started off very small, but [...]


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The point of a singing competition may be to win it all, but part of winning is actually cultivating a loyal fanbase that will follow them whenever their show’s journey is over.

That concept is not lost on the remaining top 8 participants on American Idol. For Jena Irene, seeing all the complimentary tweets for [...]


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It was definitely tough seeing Majesty Rose go last night on American Idol, but unfortunately her performance of Florence and the Machine’s “Shake It Out” received a lukewarm response. Rose was actually one of the show’s early frontrunners thanks to her vocal prowess, natural ease with the cameras, and talented musicianship (her audition performance [...]


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Is Simon Cowell returning to American Idol? Earlier today, the former American Idol Judge tweeted the following:One day Paula Randy Me and Ryan will reunite. I know it will happen. It was a special time.— Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) March 27, 2014

While the current Idol judges, Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr., and Keith Urban have [...]


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It’s another week on American Idol, as the top 9 try to survive another week on the show. The great news is that these singers are all taking part in the anticipated Idol summer tour, and now it’s pretty much about building their respective fan base and attempting to win the coveted [...]


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For Jennifer Lopez, there are no huge favorites to win it all this season on American Idol. “I don’t think there’s a front runner this year,” said Lopez, who performed her hit single ‘I Luh Ya Papi’ on the show.” I think anybody can win and I think it’s very performance based and that’s [...]


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On this week’s American Idol, country singer Ben Briley was eliminated, as his rendition of Elton John’s “Bennie and the Jets” proved to be a costly gamble. To judge Keith Urban, there’s nothing wrong with taking chances, as long as that respective song can show off one’s talents.

“I think that’s where Ben [...]


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