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‘American Idol’ Favorite Chris Daughtry’s Wife Deanna Comes Out as Bi-Sexual

Daughtry and his wife Deanna who reveals shes bi-sexual

In a world where more and more people are speaking their truth, American Idol alum Chris Daughtry and wife Deanna have decided its time for them to reveal one of their life’s biggest secrets. Deanna is bi-sexual. She has known it for a good majority of her life. In fact, before meeting the “Home” hit … Read more

Gabby Barrett Hits Her Stride With Payback Song “I Hope”

Gabby Barrett talks new single I Hope

She may have been singing in a gospel choir in her hometown of Munhall, Pennsylvania since she was 9-years-old, but Gabby Barrett found fame on season 16 of American Idol and there’s not looking back. The young singer has been forging her own path since coming in third behind Caleb Hutchinson and winner Maddie Poppe … Read more

Carrie Underwood Returns to American Idol Finale With Explosive Performance of “Southbound”

Carrie Underwood American Idol finale performance of Southbound

What would a grand finale of ABC’s American Idol be without a visit from one of its most successful winners to date?  Still, it was a bit of a surprise and a huge delight when Carrie Underwood appeared on the stage in a burst of fireworks. Performing the sassy summer blast from her Cry Pretty … Read more

Kane Brown Returns to American Idol Finale With Energetic Performance

Kane Brown peforms American Idol Season 17 finale

If Kane Brown was the vindictive type, he may have hit the American Idol stage during the May 19 grand finale a little puffed up. The hit singer-songwriter once auditioned for the show and was rejected. [RELATED: Kane Brown and Wife Katelyn Jae Expecting First Child— “I’m Gonna Be a Daddy”] However, Kane isn’t that guy … Read more

American Idol Crowns New Season 17 Winner

Laine Hardy American Idol Season 17 winner

Judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie said it over and over again. Season 17 of American Idol, the second season on ABC, was one for the books. The talent was incredible from Hollywood on, and each elimination round was more difficult than the last. The weeks and process of going from the Top … Read more

Luke Bryan Smokes Out Wife Caroline While Grilling in Their House [Watch]

Luke Bryan smokes out wife Caroline with indoor grilling

Luke Bryan is good at a lot of things. He’s an good entertainer, singer, and songwriter. We’re pretty sure that his family thinks he’s an exceptional husband, father, son, and uncle. He’s heavily involved in Buck Commander. And he’s even in the restaurant biz with his 32 Bridge Bar. But he might want to avoid … Read more

“American Idol” Contestant Johanna Jones Got a Marriage Proposal That Made Katy Perry Breakdown in Tears [Watch]

American Idol contestant gets marriage proposal

Johanna Jones had every right to be nervous on the Monday night (March 25) episode of American Idol. It was Hollywood Week and the long-haired singer was prepping to perform the Chris Isaak song “Wicked Game” in front of judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. But you know who was really nervous? Her … Read more

American Idol’s Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Engaged!

Cade Foehner Gabby Barrett engagement

Congratulations are in order for season 16 American Idol finalists Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner on their recent engagement. The couple took to Instagram to share the big news. “Foehner has a nice RING to it… 💍💕,” Gabby, 19, wrote with a photo of her and Cade kissing while the ring is held up in … Read more

“American Idol” Contestant Chloe Channell Brings ’90s Country Star Along for Audition [Watch]

billy dean chloe chanell

If you’re a relatively new fan of country music, you may not be familiar with “Somewhere In My Broken Heart” singer Billy Dean. However, “American Idol” judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie knew exactly who the talented and handsome ’90s country star was when he appeared at the auditions for season 17 of the hit … Read more

“American Idol” Judges Get Pranked by Contestant in Disguise [Watch]

maddi poppe american idol

This far into the new season of American Idol, we have seen everyone from farmers to construction workers to models audition for judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. But it was the gothed-out contestant named Lady Mapo that just might have received the most attention. On Monday night’s episode (March 18,) the figure … Read more

Madison Vandenburg’s Renditon of Dan + Shay’s “Speechless” on “American Idol” is Impressive

Madison Vandenburg American Idol auditons Dan + Shay Speechless

We’ve gained a lot of incredibly talented entertainers from reality competition shows like “American Idol” and “The Voice,” and it seems that with every season, the talent grows even more remarkable. “Idol” judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie can testify to that after the March 10 auditions when Madison Vandenburg sat down at … Read more

Luke Bryan Puts Roping Skills to Use to Help Rope Katy Perry During “American Idol” Audition

Luke Bryan Roping American Idol audition

“It’s like a country Justin Bieber,” were the first words out of Katy Perry’s mouth when Austin Michael Robinson came out to audition for “American Idol.” The young hopeful was decked out in a cowboy hat with blonde hair flowing, a guitar strapped over his shoulder with a checkered shirt completing the picture. “If Bieber and … Read more