Report: Nigel Lythgoe May Return To ‘Idol’ — What Will He Fix?

According to The Hollywood Reporter, former ‘American Idol‘ producer Nigel Lythgoe is in talks with Fox to return to the show as part of a series-wide Season 10 reboot. Lythgoe, who currently produces and judges ‘So You Think You Can Dance,’ departed the show after Season Seven — and he’s been a vocal critic of […]

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‘Idol’ Power Rankings: Top 4

We’re down to four singers on ‘American Idol,’ which means we’re just two weeks from the Crystal Bowersox-Lee DeWyze finale. Until then, we need to try to build up some passion and enthusiasm for what’s left of this fairly miserable season. C’mon, we can power through another couple of weeks, can’t we? Who ever thought […]

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Youngest ‘Idol’ Contestant Hails From Rural Pa.

By PATRICK WALTERS Associated Press Writer PHILADELPHIA — On ‘American Idol,’ Aaron Kelly, who has battled through laryngitis and tonsillitis, has been praised for his good manners and gentlemanly attitude. And the 17-year-old high school student is also the youngest contestant. “I always said that I was Southern-raised. … ‘Yes, sir,’ ‘yes, ma’am’ – that’s […]

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‘American Idol’ Loses Its Heart Of Glass

Well, after all that preseason hype about this season of ‘American Idol‘ being all about the ladies, the show is exactly where it was a year ago at this time — namely, with a Top Five that’s 80% male, and the probability of a guy taking the title for the third straight year probably even […]

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‘American Idol’ Tries To Impress Shania Twain

Tonight the six remaining ‘American Idol‘ hopefuls worked their way through the catalog of Shania Twain, the Canadian country singer who actually hasn’t released much new music in the past few years. But her turn as a guest judge during this year’s auditions got a fair amount of buzz — thanks in large part to […]

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