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'American Idol' Finale: Who Will Be The Last American Idol Winner Ever?

Last night, La'Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon became the final two finalists (ever) on American Idol. It was a finale night for the books. They both performed three songs nearly perfectly. It's hard...   Read More... http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2016/04/07/american-idol-2016-predictions-who-wil?ref_src=news_rss

'American Idol': How Twitter said goodbye

After 14 years, 7 billion votes, 1 million auditions, 13 Grammy wins, and 459 No. 1 hits on the Billboard charts, American Idol came to a close on Thursday night. The venerable Fox competition show, which launched the careers of Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, Adam......   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/0KRGk7Q67gE/american-idol-how-twitter-said-goodbye

American Idol Finale Opens With Obama Praising Historic Heights Of Show

President Barack Obama isn't actually due in L.A. for a couple more hours but the Commander-In-Chief showed up on the American Idol finale tonight. Acknowledging "not all of us can sing like Kelly Clarkson ," Obama told viewers of the very last episode of the Fox series "all of our voices matter." Opening up the jam packed 2-hour end to Idol 's fifteen season run, the President praised Idol for having "transformed television" and, in what must have been a reference to its...   Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/04/american-idol-finale-barack-obama-appearence-video-hollywood-fundraisers-1201734014/

Carrie Underwood's Huge Country Hair And More Over-The-Top American Idol Makeovers

There is so much we'll miss as American Idol bids adieu during tonight's series finale. The big talent. The inspiring stories. Oh, and remember all of those over-the-top...   Read More.... http://www.eonline.com/news/754448/carrie-underwood-s-hair-and-more-over-the-top-american-idol-makeovers?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

American Idol Finale: Former Fox Reality Chief Mike Darnell On The Shows Origin Story & If Its The Right Time To Say Goodbye

Fourteenyears go, American Idol launched as a summer series en route to becoming the biggest show on television. After a meteoric rise, peaking at more than30 million Live+Same Day (and mostly live) viewers for both its Tuesday and Wednesday telecasts in Seasons 5 and 6, Idol s ratings started to slide. As the veteran series is heading into its two-night finale this week, I spoke with former longtime Fox reality chief Mike Darnell , who oversaw Idol for its first 12 ...  Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/04/american-idol-finale-mike-darnell-interview-fox-1201732900/

'American Idol' Finale: Nigel Lythgoe Reveals White Guys With Guitars Medley, Bowie Tribute and More

"I wanted people to realize the impact that 'American Idol' had ... and remember how great these voices were." ...  Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/zvSQrJ3CJvc/story01.htm

'American Idol' Farewell Season Finalists Sing One Last Time for America's Vote

Tomorrow night, the final Idol will be crowned. ...  Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/W_0n73L5Eng/story01.htm

American Idol might not be ending after all

On Thursday night, after 15 seasons, American Idol will air its final episode. Or will it? Simon Fuller, who created the Idol format in 2001, is already re-envisioning what the next generation of the reality show franchise will look like, telling The Hollywood Reporter that Idol will certainly be coming back for sure. Idol has...   Read More... http://nypost.com/2016/04/05/american-idol-might-not-be-ending-after-all/

Catch Up for the American Idol Finale With This Top 3 Cheat Sheet

This is it, people. It's the very last American Idol performance show, which means two of the three remaining contestants will sing their hearts out on the Dolby Theater stage in the hopes of... ..  Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/754551/catch-up-for-the-american-idol-finale-with-this-top-3-cheat-sheet?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

How Did 'American Idol' Change the Lives of Its Fans?

On June 11, 2002, a brand-new reality competition series, imported from the UK, made its debut on FOX. Hosts Ryan Seacrest and Brian Dunkleman, and judges Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell, were all there, along with thousands of everyday people showing up to audition for the chance at becoming a superstar. No one knew then what a juggernaut American Idol: The Search for a Superstar would become. That was the day that TV was changed forever. We all know how it has shaped the entertainment world, but what does American Idol mean to those of us who have watched since the very beginning, who have voted countless times, who buy the music and attend the concerts -- in other words, the die-hard fans? This is my story about American Idol and what this show means to me.   Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/american-idol/how-american-idol-change-the-l-59493.aspx
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