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American Idol Alumna Jessica Sanchez Takes Knee During National Anthem At Raiders-Chargers Game

The national anthem protests arent going anywhere anytime soon and former American Idol contestant Jessica Sanchez is the latest to take a knee. The singer knelt while singing the final words of the Star Spangled Banner before the Oakland Raiders-Los Angeles Chargers game in Oakland. Footage of Sanchez singing and kneeling during the pregame ceremony was posted on Facebook Live but has been deleted. The vocal powerhouse wasnt the only one doing silent, peaceful   ...Read More...

America Idol: First Look At Judges & Host: Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Ritchie & Ryan Seacrest Smile For Camera

ABC has released a first-look photo of the American Idol judges panel as the new gang kicks off the shows New York City auditions this week. Take a look at the photo below. Of course, youve seen these folks before: Katy Perry , Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie are certainly Idol s most recognizable faces for a panel of new judges in the shows history remember, Simon Cowell and Randy Jackson werent exactly household names when Idol started its long run on Fox in 2002. For   ...Read More...

ABC's American Idol Team Makes Debut: Will You Watch Revival?

This is the newAmerican Idol judging panel. Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan made their first joint appearance on Wednesdays edition ofGood Morning America. ABC has also released the first official cast photo featuring returning host Ryan Seacrest. This is a dream team, Katy Perry said in an interview with Michael Strahan and Robin []

American Idol Taps Lionel Richie as Third Judge for ABC Revival

Hello it was apparently Lionel Richie that American Idol was looking for. The Grammy Award-winning musician will join Katy Perry and Luke Bryan on the judging panel for ABCs revival of the singing competition series, the network announced Friday. I am very excited to be joining Katy, Luke and Ryan on American Idol, Richie said [] //

Luke Bryan Officially Joins American Idol as Second Judge

The American Idol revamp is going a little bit country! Country star Luke Bryan is joining Katy Perry at the American Idol judges' table, the singer confirmed on Twitter....   ...Read More... //

'American Idol': Luke Bryan Set as Second Judge

The country music star will join Katy Perry on the panel for the ABC revival.  ...Read More... //

Kim Kardashian May Join American Idol as a Judge Report

As the start of auditions for American Idol quickly approaches, it seems the show may be turning to a surprising source for judges. Kim Kardashian could possibly be sitting at the judges’ table for the new edition of the show. And there’s actually a pretty good reason for why she could be picked.   ...Read More... //

Katie Stevens Sheds Her 'American Idol' Past With Freeform's 'The Bold Type'

The standout star of Freeform's summer drama talks with THR about paying her dues selling cupcakes and pushing beyond the 'American Idol' stigma.   ...Read More... //

American Idol auditions cancelled in Texas due to Harvey

American Idol has canceled auditions in Houston and San Antonio in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. ABCs rebooted singing competition hosted by Ryan Seacrest was scheduled to hold auditions in Houston on Sept. 2 and in San Antonio two days later, but eliminated these after the Category 4 storm wreaked havoc, causing catastrophic...   ...Read More... //

'American Idol' Bosses Fear Katy Perry Will Be 'Total Dud' After Bad-Hosting at VMAs

As the 'Bon Appetit' singer's hosting gig at the MTV event didn't go too well, 'they are freaking out that they hired someone who is terrible on live television.'  ...Read More... //