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Ryan Cassata Slams American Idol For Transgender Bias

Sounds like American Idol is guilty of trying to ride the transgender movement and attempted to exploit one singer last season.   Read More...

'American Idol' Winner Fantasia Barrino Gets Married: "God Made Him Just For Me"

'American Idol' winner Fantasia Barrino got married this weekend, and she can't stop gushing about her new husband.   Read More...

Todrick Hall Regrets Toning Down His Sexuality on American Idol

Todrick Hall Regrets Toning Down His Sexuality on American Idol With 1.5 million YouTube subscribers, an international tour underway, and new MTV show premiering next month, Todrick Hall has found more success than most American Idol semifinalists do. But with his career resurgence, Todrick is also showing off the guy []

2 Reasons Adam Lambert Supports 'Fox' Ending 'American Idol'

It was the show that helped launch his professional music career, but Adam Lambert says he has no problems with American Idol ending its run and he has two simple reasons.   Read More...

Mariah Carey Rips American Idol': Worst Experience of My Life (Audio)

Mariah Carey has beencandid about her beefwith American Idol in the past, but now that Fox has announced the show will end after a 15th season, the former judge isdoubling down on how much she hated the experience. The Infinity singer, currently in the midst of aLas Vegas residency, called in to an Australian radio show Thursday where the hosts asked if she would be open to returning for Idols final episode, should the producers ask. Hell no! Absolutely not. That was the worst experience of my life, said Carey, who reportedly earned $18 million for one season as a judge alongside Randy Jackson, Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj .   Read More...

American Idol's Jax Talks Bon Jovi, Beatles and 'Bang Bang' Covers, Her Brutal Exit and the Origin of Her 'X'

Ive never lived a life where I wasnt taking risks, says American Idols recent third-place finisher Jax. And indeed, that philosophy informed almost every performance the 19-year-old New Jersey native gave during her Season 14 run. TVLine caught up with Jax at Fox HQ on Thursday afternoon to discuss where she cooked up her radical []

American Idol's Clark Beckham Talks 'Sunday Morning' Chords, Police Lyrics, His Big Battle With Scott Borchetta

Remember when American Idols Clark Beckham told mentor Scott Borchetta that if his polarizing arrangement of Josh Turners Your Man lost him the competition, he didnt want to win? Turns out, he was so committed to that stance, he actually repeated it (at a producers request) when his initial (completely spontaneous) declaration got ruined by []

Carrie Underwood's 'American Idol' win turns 10: Celebrate with her best 'Idol' performances

As of Monday (May 25), it has been exactly 10 years since Carrie Underwood was crowned the winner of "American Idol" Season 4. Since then, she's taken the country music world by storm, earning 11 Academy of Country Music Awards, seven Grammys, an induction into the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and countless other honors. She has also sold the most albums of any "Idol" alum at 14.6 million. RELATED: DJ Earworm's Carrie Underwood mashup is amazing To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Underwood's "Idol" win, let's take a look back at where she came from. Here are her 6 best "Idol" performances, in chronological order. Carrie, you're not just the girl to beat, you're the person to beat. I will make a prediction -- not only will you win this show, you will sell more records than any other previous 'American Idol' winner 6. Audition: 'I Can't Make You Love Me' Carrie's a capella...

American Idol Executive Producer Per Blankens Exits Show on Heels of Series Finale News

American Idolexecutive producer Per Blankens is exiting the Fox show after two years on the job, an individual with knowledge of the move told TheWrap . The news of Blankens departure comes on the heels of Foxs announcement Monday that it was pulling the plug on the reality singing competition after 15 seasons on the air. As Wrap reported earlier this week, the decision to end the show came after almost month-long deliberation between network executives, producers and talent .   Read More...

'American Idol' runner up Clark Beckham on losing the title: 'I'm exactly where I need to be'

From the beginning of season 14 of American Idol , judges and viewers alike knew that Clark Beckham, 22, had something special. The Tennessee native, who had been busking on the streets of Nashville when he auditioned,wowedthe crowd each week with his flawless, bluesy-soul vocals, making...   Read More...