American Idol

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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Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader Kyle Tanguay Scores Golden Ticket on 'American Idol'

Tanguay was accompanied by his entire cheer team to his audition in Washington, D.C. Despite never taking a voice lesson, the 21-year-old displayed enough raw talent to convince the judges to give him a shot.
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Firefighters Audition After Responding to 'American Idol' Gas Leak

In an episode that was filmed in November and aired last night, crews rushed to the Sunriver Resort in Oregon after the cast and crew smelled gas. After the problem was fixed, firefighters sang “All Night Long” with the judges.
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Katy Perry Collapses During Gas Leak on 'American Idol'

In a new preview for Sunday’s episode of ‘American Idol,’ a gas leak causes an evacuation for the contestants and crew, and the collapse of judge Katy Perry.
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Why Simon Cowell Credits Kelly Clarkson With the Success of 'American Idol'

When “American Idol” first hit the airwaves in 2002, those involved with the show didn’t know exactly what to expect. The singing competition was inspired by the British show “Pop Idol,” but no one knew if the idea would take off in America. That all changed when Kelly Clarkson took the stage. The...
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Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie Officially Returning to 'American Idol'

The gang is getting back together. Katy Perry , Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie have all officially signed on for the next season of “American Idol.” Auditions had already been underway, but it wasn’t a done deal that the trio of stars would be back as judges. Bobby Bones is also returning as in-house...
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Lionel Richie performs on stage in 2012

Lionel Richie Announces New Live Album and Tour

"It's going to be one big party"
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