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Inside TV 'Idol' Exit Interview: What was C.J. Harris going to sing next week? -- VIDEO
by Jake Perlman | Apr 25, 2014 06:53 PM

It was an emotional goodbye for C.J. Harris on Thursday night, as the 23-year-old Alabama native was the…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014: And the Top 5 are...
by Jake Perlman | Apr 24, 2014 09:31 PM

For the first time, the contestants got to sing two solo songs Wednesday night, one country and one…

Inside TV 'Idol' Exit Interview: Dexter Roberts is happy to get some sleep -- VIDEO
by Jake Perlman | Apr 18, 2014 08:52 AM

With the competition getting down to the wire, every American Idol performance counts. Unfortunately for the three finalists from…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014: And the Top 6 are...
by Jake Perlman | Apr 17, 2014 09:30 PM

This week was a nice reminder that American Idol is still a competition, as each contestant chose their song from…

Inside TV 'American Idol' commercial shoot, On the Scene: Singers celebrate the Mustang, before one needs a ride home
by Jake Perlman | Apr 17, 2014 12:00 PM

For the American Idol finalists, their time spent in Hollywood is mostly made up of rehearsals or even catching up…

PopWatch 'American Idol LIVE!' to kick off 41-show concert tour in June
by Jake Perlman | Apr 16, 2014 03:19 PM

Right now they may still be competitors, but this summer the American Idol finalists are once again coming to a…

Inside TV 'Idol' Exit Interview: Malaya Watson on her emotional goodbye, J.Lo comparing her to Michael Jackson -- VIDEO
by Jake Perlman | Apr 11, 2014 12:59 PM

It was an emotional night on American Idol as Malaya Watson, the 16-year-old Michigan native firecracker, was the latest finalist…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014: And the Top 7 are...
by Jake Perlman | Apr 10, 2014 09:29 PM

Wednesday night was all about the '80s and with the save no longer in play, we knew somebody was…

Inside TV David Cook on his 'Idol' return and why the '80s rocked
by Jake Perlman | Apr 10, 2014 02:30 PM

It was a blast from the past in many ways Wednesday night on American Idol. Season 7 winner David…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014 results: Is the save still alive?
by Jake Perlman | Apr 03, 2014 09:46 PM

After a night of looking back at the beginning of their Idol journey, did one more contestant end theirs? Warning:…

Inside TV 'American Idol' exit interview: Majesty Rose talks tour, having her own kid's show -- VIDEO
by Jake Perlman | Mar 28, 2014 08:24 PM

Majesty Rose may have sung "Happy" on American Idol, but how is she feeling now that she's been eliminated?…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014: You rank the Top 9
by Annie Barrett | Mar 26, 2014 10:19 PM

On Wednesday the Top 9 had to pretend they were at the forefront of a band. (Which they…

Inside TV 'Idol' Exit Interview: M.K. Nobilette talks to EW after fourth elimination
by Jake Perlman | Mar 21, 2014 02:58 PM

M.K. Nobilette's less-than-perfect performance wasn't a hit with America. Nobilette was the fourth finalist voted off American Idol Thursday night after…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014: How'd the Top 10 do?
by Annie Barrett | Mar 19, 2014 10:39 PM

Tonight the Top 10 contestants could sing any Top 10 hit. Any hit! That's, like, any J. Lo…

Inside TV 'American Idol': Harry Connick Jr. on his 'harsh' nickname, the most frustrating part of being a judge
by Jake Perlman | Mar 19, 2014 10:00 AM

When Harry Connick Jr. joined the judging panel of American Idol this season, fans were hit with a fresh perspective…

Inside TV 'Idol' Exit Interview: Ben Briley talks to EW after third elimination
by Jake Perlman | Mar 14, 2014 02:42 PM

Well, we know what Ben Briley won't be doing this summer! Briley missed out on this year's top…

The Music Mix J.Lo's 'I Luh Ya Papi' turns the tables on rap videos: Watch it here
by JoJo Marshall | Mar 14, 2014 09:34 AM

Sick of all the under-dressed ladies that rappers like to have decorating their sets like sexy lawn ornaments?…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014 results: Top 10 are...
by Annie Barrett | Mar 13, 2014 10:03 PM

Just .07 percent of the popular vote separated the Top 11's last-place and second-to-last-place singer. Would the judges…

Inside TV 'Idol' Exit Interview: Emily Piriz talks to EW after second elimination
by Jake Perlman | Mar 07, 2014 10:18 AM

America did not get loud for Emily Piriz. The 18-year-old Florida native was the second finalist sent home…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014 results: The Top 12
by Annie Barrett | Mar 06, 2014 08:12 PM

Would the judges use their one save of the season on the least popular singer of the Top…

Inside TV 'Idol' exit interview: First eliminated contestant of the season speaks
by Jake Perlman | Feb 28, 2014 09:53 AM

Well, the first cut is the deepest. That's probably what Kristen O'Connor is telling herself this morning after…

PopWatch 'American Idol' 2014 results: Top 13 elimination is...
by Annie Barrett | Feb 27, 2014 08:10 PM

Would the judges use their one save of the season on the first least-popular singer of the Top…

Inside TV 'American Idol' partners with Google, Facebook for new voting system
by Jake Perlman | Feb 26, 2014 08:30 AM

The competition on American Idol is finally getting started tonight, with the top 13 finalists performing for America's vote. And now,…

PopWatch 'American Idol' top 13 party, on the scene: Judges and finalists talk format changes, song choices, more
by Jake Perlman | Feb 21, 2014 03:02 PM

The lucky 13 finalists for season 13 of American Idol were revealed Thursday night, and immediately after, the group got…

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