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

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

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

Miley Cyrus Recovers From Recent Vocal Cord Surgery

Miley Cyrus vocal rest after surgery

It’s been quite an eventful year for Miley Cyrus. Not only did the singer and hubby Liam Hemsworth break up less than a year into their marriage earlier this year, but Cyrus also went on to have a fling with Brody Jenner’s ex Kaitlynn Carter and currently finds herself dating Cody Simpson. [RELATED: Miley Cyrus Has … 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” 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

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

Alejandro Aranda American Idol audition

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

Blind Contestant Shayla Winn Brings Lionel Richie to Tears During “American Idol” Audition

Shayla Winn sings Andra Day Rise Up as Lionel Richie cries

Every so often a really inspiring story comes along on the reality competition series Amercian Idol. This season, Shayla Winn—who goes by Shayy— is that inspiration. Pronounced legally blind a year ago, the 17-year-old didn’t let that stop her from giving the performance of a lifetime. Shayy introduced herself to judges, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry … Read more

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

Myra Tran audition American Idol

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

“American Idol” is Officially Returning This Spring

American Idol Returns

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

“American Idol” Ended With a Crazy Plot Twist and We’re Here For It

Season 16 of “American Idol” has officially come to an end and boy, was that finale wild! When we went into night no. 2 of the season 16 finale, it was down to Gabby Barrett, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, and Maddie Poppe and, unfortunately, Gabby was eliminated, leaving Caleb and Maddie in the Top 2. Then, … Read more