American Idol

Pregnant Katy Perry Introduces 'Fourth Judge' on 'American Idol'

On Sunday’s edition of ‘American Idol,’ Katy Perry shared the news alongside judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie that a “fourth judge” would be coming soon to the show, talking about her baby on the way.
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'American Idol' Stars Brought to Tears by Contestant Who Made Show History

In an “American Idol” first, Ryan Seacrest pulled in a contestant off the street to audition, and her performance brought more than one person to tears. See the performance.
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Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader Kyle Tanguay Scores Golden Ticket on 'American Idol'

Tanguay was accompanied by his entire cheer team to his audition in Washington, D.C. Despite never taking a voice lesson, the 21-year-old displayed enough raw talent to convince the judges to give him a shot.
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Firefighters Audition After Responding to 'American Idol' Gas Leak

In an episode that was filmed in November and aired last night, crews rushed to the Sunriver Resort in Oregon after the cast and crew smelled gas. After the problem was fixed, firefighters sang “All Night Long” with the judges.
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Katy Perry Collapses During Gas Leak on 'American Idol'

In a new preview for Sunday’s episode of ‘American Idol,’ a gas leak causes an evacuation for the contestants and crew, and the collapse of judge Katy Perry.
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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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Maddie Poppe Shares What She Misses About Small Town Life

American Idol winner Maddie Poppe was here in Charlotte for our Summer Headliners Series, so I sat down with her to talk about how she's used her art and design background to create her own album artwork, her favorite TV shows and the difference between life as a star in a small town versus a big...
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Katy Perry

You Can't Unsee Katy Perry Dressed as Ursula From 'The Little Mermaid'

A different type of "Teenage Dream"
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'American Idol' Auditions In Charlotte Today!

Do you watch all the reality singing competition shows and think I could be up there? Well, you could have a shot to fulfill that dream because American Idol will be coming through town for auditions for their next season. Warm up those vocal chords! ---- Think you could be #TheNextIdol ? Auditions...
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