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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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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Could Kelly Clarkson Have Her Own Daytime Talk Show Soon?

Kelly Clarkson is one of my favorite celebrities because she's so down to Earth and just tells it like it is. She's not one to sugar coat things to make her life seem picture perfect. Instead, she shares the good and the not so good with fans and seems more like a normal person than celebrity. Well...
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Katy Perry Confirms She is "Not Single" During 'American Idol' Finale

Sorry, guys! Katy Perry is officially off the market, and we’re PRETTY sure this means she’s back with Orlando Bloom.
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Katy Perry and Luke Bryan Attend Sunday Dinner at Lionel Richie’s House

Katy Perry invited herself along with Luke Bryan over to Lionel Richie's house for Sunday dinner. Luckily when the pop star asked him, Papa Lionel said yes.
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'American Idol' Renewed For Season 2

It looks like Luke Bryan , Katy Perry , and Lionel Richie will return to our television screens for Season 2 of ABC's American Idol . The judging panel announced the news today (May 4) via Twitter along with the host, Ryan Seacrest . According to The Hollywood Reporter , "Promising news for the...
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Katy Perry Says She's "Spoken for," Is She Back with Orlando Bloom?

"I'm sorry I have been spoken for and speak for myself," Perry said. "And I'm very happy."
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