‘American Idol’ Contestant Makayla Brownlee Suffers Seizure Before Performing

Makayla Brownlee hollywood week American Idol has seizure

It isn’t unusual to have some amount of drama during these stressful reality competition shows. But it isn’t likely anyone was expecting what would happen when Makayla Brownlee (17) stepped on stage to perform for judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie for Hollywood’s Solo Rounds of Season 18 of American Idol. [RELATED: Coronavirus … Read more

Coronavirus Shuts Down Production on “American Idol,” Contestants Sent Home

American Idol shuts down production for coronavirus

American Idol is calling it quits for the time being. The much loved singing competition show announced Wednesday (March 18) that they are shutting down production due to growing concerns surrounding the spread of the coronavirus. Besides keeping their staff and employees safe, show executives also felt it was important for the contestants to get … Read more

‘American Idol’ Uncovers Talented 20-Year-Old Shannon Gibbons With Important Message

Shannon Gibbins auditions on American Idol

We’ve grown to expect a certain level of talent every season on ABC’s American Idol, but there are those aspiring young superstars who  stand apart from the rest. Whether it’s a unique tone, a vast range, vocal gymnastics or a way with words as a songwriter, they become the standard by which other potential competitors … Read more

Katy Perry Appears to Collapse During “American Idol” Taping (WATCH)

Katy Perry collapses during gas leak at American Idol taping

Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry have come to expect the unexpected as they serve as judges on American Idol. But no one was expecting this. [RELATED: ‘American Idol’ Judges Break Down Over Subway Singer Just Sam’s Emotional Audition] In a preview for this weekend’s episode shared exclusively with People magazine, there looks to … Read more

‘American Idol’ Judges Break Down Over Subway Singer Just Sam’s Emotional Audition

Just Sam audition of Andra Day Rise Up on American Idol

Tears were a-plenty during the first night of auditions on ABC’s American Idol, but no contestant affected judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie the way subway singer Just Sam did. In the promotional package about the 20-year-old aspiring singer from Harlem, viewers learned that Samantha Diaz, who goes by the stage name “Just … Read more

Garbage Man Doug Kiker Wins Over All Three Judges During Emotional American Idol Audition

Doug Kiker garbage man audtion on American Idol

American Idol began it’s 18th season Sunday night (Feb. 16) and left us with a multitude of talent. One such talent was 27-year-old garbage man Doug Kiker, who has no experience with singing at all. “I don’t have any. I sing on the back of a garbage truck, that’s all,” Doug told the judges during … Read more

Music Man Taylor Hicks Continues His Longstanding Tradition of Giving Back to Our Veterans

Taylor Hicks giving back to charity

From the moment he won the fifth season of American Idol, Taylor Hicks has let his heart lead him in his musical journey. And recently, that heart of his led him to the organization NS2 Serves. NS2 Serves® is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to give back to the community it serves … Read more

American Idol’s Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Are Married

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner celebrated wedding day

Congratulations goes out to Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner, who tied the knot over the weekend. The former American Idol finalists married in an intimate ceremony in Garrison, Texas, on Saturday (Oct. 5), according to People.  The couple were surrounded by 100 of their closest friends and family at Union Springs venue. [RELATED: American Idol’s Gabby Barrett and Cade … Read more

Bobby Bones Adds His Support to a Cause Near and Dear to His Heart

Bobby Bones Gives back to charity

Multimedia personality Bobby Bones is one busy man. From his hosting gig on the nationally syndicated radio show The Bobby Bones Show to his return to American Idol as a full time mentor, the Arkansas native and reigning Dancing with the Stars champion is literally always on the run. [RELATED: “DWTS” Winner Bobby Bones Reunites with Partner Sharna Burgess For … Read more

Lauren Alaina is Leaning on Bobby Bones as She Preps for Dancing with the Stars Premiere

Bobby Bones gives advice to Lauren Alaina for Dancing with the stars

It’s just days before the Monday (Sept. 16) premiere of Dancing with the Stars, and Lauren Alaina is a tad nervous. Or at least, that’s what Bobby Bones tells us. [RELATED: DWTS” Winner Bobby Bones Reunites with Partner Sharna Burgess For Surprise Dance] “Yeah, I have been getting a lot of ‘can you talk?’ texts from … Read more

Maren Morris Spills the Beans on “Traumatic” ‘American Idol’ Auditions

Maren Morris talks traumatic american idol auditions

So many of us are addicted to the hit reality competition shows that we count down the days until the auditions start airing on television. However, Maren Morris reveals that what we see on TV are hardly the first round of auditions that take place. The “The Bones” singer sat down with late-night talk show … Read more

Katy Perry on Losing End of Court Ruling for Copying Christian Rap Song “Joyful Noise”

Katy Perry lawsuit over song Dark Horse

Throughout her career, Katy Perry has sung of love found and love lost. But most of all, she has sung about standing strong when the odds are stacked against you. [RELATED: Katy Perry Shares All the Details About Engagement to Orlando Bloom] But a recent court ruling might just have Perry coming out on the losing … Read more