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Ryan Seacrest on 'American Idol' ending

Respondingto the news that Foxs American Idol willend next year, the shows longtimehost Ryan Seacrest just released a statement that was truly touching, deeplypassionate and surprisingly personal. Just kidding: It totally reads like it was written by a publicity team operatedby...

Here's Why Fox Is Canceling American Idol

  American Idol is ending after 15 seasons next year, but Fox executives promise the final run will be a season-long celebration. "It was not an easy decision," Fox COO Joe Earley told reporters Monday morning. " American Idol has been such a vital part of Fox for its run and we spent a lot of time ...   Read More...

AMERICAN IDOL to End with Season 15

AMERICAN IDOL will end with its upcoming 15th season, Fox announced. The season which will once again kick off in January will be a season-long celebratory event and feature host Ryan Seacrest and judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr., as they search for the final IDOL superstar and pay tribute []

American Idol's Quentin Alexander on His Most Inventive Performances, Wildest Outfits and Favorite Mentor

What do H&M, Annie Lennox and New Orleans bounce music have in common? All of them turned out to be integral parts of Quentin Alexanders American Idol journey. The Season 14 sixth-place finisher stopped by TVLine HQ for a freewheeling interviewabout his run on the show how he managed to convince producers that Adeles []

'American Idol': Quentin Alexander has no regrets after Harry Connick Jr. spat

Quentin Alexander is leaving"American Idol" Season 14 a week after getting into a controversial moment with judge Harry Connick Jr.However, Alexander is not worried if last week's incident had a part in his elimination."I am glad Harry reacted the way that he did to what I said because it gave me an opportunity to clarify for America, the people who were probably thinking the same thing that he was, that I wasn't at all trying to be disrespectful," Alexander explains to Zap2it backstage after his elimination."If that had any influence on the votes and the fact that I'm going home then so be it."Overall, Alexander is quite zen about being eliminated and maintains a positive vibe about his musical plans after the show and the careers of his fellow contestants.RELATED: 'American Idol' Top 6 elimination: Who is safe and who went home"I don't even look at it as 'Oh, I have to be better...

American Idol: Top 6 Song Spoilers Revealed!

This just in: Despitebeing a staple of stadiums everywhere,Cotton Eye Joe did not make the set list for American Idols Arena Anthems-themed performance night (Wednesday, 8/7c on Fox). So what will the Season 14 Top 6 be tackling? TVLine has your exclusive first look at all the spoilers for a night centered onsongs that can []

Is This the Most Uncomfortable American Idol Moment Ever?

Before Rayvon and Joey even had a chance to perform for the fan save, things got seriously dramatic on Wednesday's American Idol. Quentin, who was the last contestant to have been voted through, performed Lenny Kravitz's "Are You Gonna Go My Way."    Read More...

'American Idol's' Clark Beckham kills Ed Sheeran's 'Rain' to win the Top 8

Clark Beckham has delivered strong performances almost every week on "American Idol" Season 14, but his Top 8 performance proves he's in this competition to win.Beckham delivered a powerful rendition of Ed Sheeran's "Rain" for the Billboard Hot 100 week. In previous weeks, the crooner has shown he knows his way around soft ballads, but this week he really stepped up his vocal ability.Guest coach Jason DeRulo told Beckham during rehearsal that he needed to see the song as less of a personal prayer and more like he's a preacher spreading the gospel. Beckham took that advice to heart and really belted it out as he played along with his guitar.The change was also noted by the judges, who all agreed that Beckham already musically has what it takes to win the entire show -- he just needs to amp up his persona and image to go with his beautiful singing.As the competition gets tougher...

'American Idol' guest mentor Boy George picks the frontrunners of the Top 9

Boy George, who appropriately mentored the remaining Idol contestants for 80s night, looks back on the episode and names his frontrunners. Ive never mentored American Idol beforeits one one of those things Ive done from my sofa, where you kind of sit there and go, I...   Read More...

6 'American Idol' losers that prove winning isn't everything

Getting sent home early on "American Idol" can be a dream-crushing experience for some, but for these six former contestants it became the first step in really successful careers.From Oscar winners to "Dancing with the Stars" champions, "American Idol" losers have gone on to accomplish some amazing things. Did you know Jennifer Hudson only finished eighth in her season? Chris Daughtry didn't do much better, but now it's hard to remember they were on the show. Check out the video above to see who else lost the record deal, but won a great career.PHOTOS: 'American Idol's' Most shocking premature exits...