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

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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]

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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

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

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“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

Alejandro Aranda Could Very Well Be the Next ‘American Idol’ [WATCH]

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Alejandro Aranda walked onto the small audition stage of American Idol with his eyes centered on his feet and his guitar, looking like a guy who didn’t just have much in store for judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry. But then, Aranda started playing and it became quite evident that another superstar had just … Read more

Myra Tran is Being Compared To Kelly Clarkson Following Spectacular “American Idol” Audition

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American Idol kicked off on Sunday night (March 3), and right off the bat, Myra Tran impressed all three judges with her spectacular vocals. Myra, who is 19 years old, hails from Vietnam and has been in the U.S. for only one year before getting her shot on Idol. “When I was a little kid, … Read more

Katy Perry Shares All the Details About Engagement to Orlando Bloom

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In anticipation of the season premiere of American Idol, Katie Perry is making the media rounds to promote the show. The “Roar” singer stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk about her upcoming show and share some stories from the Oscars on Sunday night (Feb. 24). While Jimmy had her there, he wanted to get … Read more

Fashion Giant Karl Lagerfeld Dead At 85; Celebrities React

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As news began to spread Tuesday (Feb. 19) that fashion industry legend Karl Lagerfeld had passed away in Paris at the age of 85, celebrities headed to their social media accounts to express their sadness. And amongst those words, we can best realize what a loss this will be so many. “Rest in peace Karl Lagerfeld,” … Read more

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Reportedly Engaged on Valentine’s Day

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The internet and media are going crazy with reports that Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are engaged. On the most romantic day of the year—Valentine’s Day—both Katy and Orlando took to Instagram so tease fans about the engagement. “Full bloom,” Katy wrote in a post  alongside a closeup photo of her and Orlando with the ring up … Read more

Katy Perry Issues Apology After Coming Under Fire for “Blackface” Shoes; Fans React

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Pop singer Katy Perry’s shoe designs from her Katy Perry Collections have come under fire for resembling ‘blackface.” The shoes designed by the singer are slip on shoes that have eyes, a nose and lips plastered on the front of the shoe. And as most shoes do, they come in different colors— from tan to … Read more

Dolly Parton is Living Her Best Grammy Life with Help From Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and More

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In the world of country music, the philosophical question is often, “What would Dolly do?” And it appears the answer is, “Everything,” at least when it comes to the Grammy Awards rehearsals. Aspiring young country artists often look to the successful and iconic Dolly Parton and her journey to mirror or to inspire their own … Read more

“American Idol” is Officially Returning This Spring

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Mark your calendars, folks! “American Idol” is officially returning this spring with judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. According to a press release from ABC, Ryan Seacrest will be returning as host while radio DJ and “Dancing With The Stars” champion Bobby Bones will appear as the show’s in-house mentor. “We knew that American Idol on … Read more

[Watch] Abby Anderson Sings Soulful Cover of Kacey Musgraves’ “High Horse”

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Abby Anderson introduced herself to the country music world earlier this year with her debut single, “Make Him Wait,” and now the singer is sharing her take on another female artist’s music. In a new video posted to Instagram, Abby gushes about Kacey Musgraves’ latest release “High Horse.” “This song makin all my country disco … Read more