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American Idol Finale Recap: We Have a Winner (and Some Thoughts!)

Is it Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Gabby Barrett, or Maddie Poppe?   ...Read More...

American Idol Finale Recap: Did the Right Singer Win Season 16?

ABC crowned its first American Idol on Monday in a two-hour finale that also welcomed a wild assortment of celebrity guests, both human and Muppet. But before we break down the biggest moments of the night, lets get to the results: With 45 minutes left in the broadcast, Ryan Seacrest revealed that Gabby Barrett placed []

American Idol Recap: Please Start Believin’

Youll never guess who came out on top unless youve been paying any attention at all.   ...Read More...

American Idol Finale (Night 1) Recap: Which Contestant Secured Your Vote?

Steve Perry! Bobby Bones! A new wig for Katy Perry! All of the stars came out for Sundays American Idol, the first half of Season 16s two-part finale, which gave the Top 3 one last chance to earn viewers votes. Caleb Hutchinson, Gabby Barrett and Maddie Poppe took the stage to debut their brand-new original []

American Idol Recap: The Twang Dynasty

Carrie Underwood night comes to Idol, and its a better fit for some than others.  ...Read More...

American Idol Recap: Top 3 Revealed! Who's Getting Carrie'd to the Finale?

Sundays American Idol found this seasons Top 5 tackling the hits of Carrie Underwood, while also paying tribute to the women that got them this far. But before we break down this weeks performances, lets dim the proverbial lights and find out whos moving on to the two-night finale. After more than 20 million votes, []

American Idol Recap: Erratic City

Put on your assless yellow jumpsuit because its time to watch baby millennials raid Paisley Park.   ...Read More...

'American Idol' Top 5 Revealed

Contestants sang twice in the live-elimination episode.   ...

American Idol Recap: Top 5 Revealed! Did Your Faves Make It (Purple) Rain?

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called American Idol, which paid tribute to Prince on Sunday and sent two more singers packing. Not even a consolatory embrace from the giant arms of guest mentor Nick Jonas could cheer up this weeks eliminated singers: Jurnee and Catie Turner. (For []

'American Idol': Top 10 Sing Disney Hits, Bottom Three Go Home

Idina Menzel also appeared in the live coast-to-coast performances and eliminations.   ...Read More...