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American Idol Exit Q&A with Michael Johns

Last night's American Idol elimination was definitely a shocker as we had first-time bottom 3 contestant, Michael Johns, get the boot. Michael looked pretty shocked, though he took his elimination gracefully, so see what he has to say now in his exit Q&A! 'American Idol' Exit Q&A: Michael Johns Photo courtesy of

TIVO Predicts the Future

TIVO claims to possess a crystal ball; through analyzing their viewer stats, such as who gets replayed and who gets skipped, they say that they can accurately predict who will get booted off of American Idol each week. They've used this system to correctly predict who would be departing for the past 4 weeks. Want to know their prediction for tonight? Crazy TV Contraption Predicts "Idol" Losers

Don't miss Idol Gives Back tonight!

American Idol 's Idol Gives Back airs tonight, so don't miss out on all the amazing performances, celebrity appearances, and oh yeah, the chance to make a difference in the world with this Idol charity event. Get the scoop on what you can expect tonight: Idol Gives Back 2008 Idol Gives Back gets a taste of Goldenballs Check out Idol Gives Back on FOX tonight at 7:30/6:30c! Photo courtesy of

15 Best Idol Performances Ever

Entertainment Weekly has crafted a list of what they view to be the 15 best American Idol performances ever (with audio/video). There's certainly a lot of performances to consider, and I haven't actually seen enough Idol myself to fairly make my own selections. So check out the list here: American Idol: The 15 Best Performances Ever And let us know who shouldn't be there and who is missing!

American Idol's Ramiele to Team Up with Danny Noriega?

On American Idol this season, we've seen some hearts broken, including that of the ever-ambitious attitude-on-the-ready Danny Noriega. But now that his Idol bff, Ramiele has been cut, it looks like he might be doing more than some cruise boat singing with Rosie O'Donnell! Check out what Ramiele has to say about her future plans including the one and only Danny: After the Tears, Ramiele Malubay Reflects on Idol Photo courtesy of

American Idol: Exit Q&A with Ramiele Malubay

Last night's American Idol casualty, the adorable and talented Ramiele Malubay, chats with Entertainment Weekly about her American Idol experience and elimination. 'American Idol' Exit Q&A: Ramiele Malubay Photo courtesy of

American Idol's David Cook "Health Scare"

After last night's American Idol performance, David Cook was taken off to the hospital because of "stress-related heart palpitations," according to E! Online. David was feeling light-headed before his performance, and said he has high blood pressure, which was checked out before he went on stage, but he wanted to go ahead with his performance anyway. He did get checked out at the hospital afterwards and with a little medication, David was discharged. Read the full story on E! Online: Idol Rocker Cook "Fine" After Health Scare Photo courtesy of

More Trouble for American Idol's David Cook

American Idol contestant David Cook is in trouble again after last week's turmoil over him not being clear that "Billie Jean" was not his arrangement, but actually that of Chris Cornell. While Chris Cornell brushed off the lack of Cook's acknowledgment of this after his performance, another band, Doxology, is now getting Cook back in hot water saying he did their arrangement of "Eleanor Rigby" a few weeks before. Read more of what the band has to say on 'Idol' contestant David Cook under fire again, this time for his 'Eleanor Rigby' performance Photo courtesy of

Paula Abdul Wants to Dance with the Stars?

Paula Abdul approached Tom Bergeron, the Dancing with the Stars host, during the last season finale and revealed that she would love to be a contestant on the show. Though she obviously has choreographing experience, she has never had ballroom training. An executive was also around at the time and seemed to think that it was a good idea, so perhaps we'll be seeing Paula on the other end of a judging table in the near future... Source: SF Gate

American Idol: David Cook Controversy!

In this week's American Idol performances, David Cook performed Chris Cornell's version of the Michael Jackson song, "Billie Jean," but was praised by the judges for his original arrangement! A bunch of disgruntled Chris Cornell fans let him know about it, so check out what Cornell has to say about David's performance: Chris Cornell defends 'Idol' contender David Cook Photo courtesy of