American Idol

Paula Abdul Claims She Almost Quit 'American Idol' Over David Cook

David’s debut album went platinum and produced two top 20 singles, and his coronation single, “Time of Your Life,” was the best-selling Idol coronation single until Phillip Phillips’ “Home” overtook it in 2012.
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Hello, Disney! Lionel Richie's Songs to Be Turned Into a Movie Musical

Variety reports that Walt Disney Studios is developing an original movie musical based on Lionel’s vast catalog of hits. The musical is tentatively titled ‘All Night Long,’ and it’ll be live action, rather than animated.
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Carrie Underwood Marks 15th Anniversary of Her 'American Idol' Win

Since winning Idol, Underwood has become one of the show’s most successful alumni. Her debut single, “Inside Your Heaven,” made her the only Country artist to debut at Number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
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'American Idol' Recap: Just Sam Crowned the Winner in Star-Studded Finale

The field of seven was whittled down to the two finalists: Arthur Gunn and Just Sam, with America crowning Sam as this season’s winner of ‘American Idol.’
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Katy Perry Says Quarantine Has Brought 'Necessary Balance' as She Prepares for Motherhood

She may have dressed as a giant hand sanitizer bottle for the at-home recording of ‘American Idol’ Sunday, but Katy Perry has actually been feeling pretty grounded since being in quarantine.
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Katy Perry Dresses as Hand Sanitizer for 'American Idol' Home Edition

Katy Perry pulled out another amazing costume on the history-making first home edition of ‘American Idol,’ as the top 20 competed from their own homes and the judges watched from theirs.
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'American Idol' to Continue via Remote Episodes From Judges' and Contestants' Homes

The show must go on for ‘American Idol,’ with episodes to continue from the homes of the judges and contestants during this time of social distancing.
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Pregnant Katy Perry Introduces 'Fourth Judge' on 'American Idol'

On Sunday’s edition of ‘American Idol,’ Katy Perry shared the news alongside judges Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie that a “fourth judge” would be coming soon to the show, talking about her baby on the way.
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Paula Abdul Grieves Her Two Dogs That Died the Same Week

Abdul, who has opened her home to numerous small dogs over the years, regularly dotes on her companions and parades them around on Instagram.
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'American Idol' Stars Brought to Tears by Contestant Who Made Show History

In an “American Idol” first, Ryan Seacrest pulled in a contestant off the street to audition, and her performance brought more than one person to tears. See the performance.
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