What Kree Harrison Whispered to ‘Idol’ Champ Candice Glover Before She Won

At 22, “American Idol” runner-up Kree Harrison has lived through her share of tragedy, losing both of her parents to accidents. But her ascendance to fame on “Idol” was part of a life philosophy of staying positive. “For me, this is the sweet after the bitter I’ve had in my life,” Kree told reporters. “You […]

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Candice Glover performs on "American Idol" (Fox)

‘Idol’ Recap: Who Took the Lead in the Last Round, Kree or Candice?

This is it, you guys. The months we’ve spent, the hours we’ve given over to this corporate-sponsored talent show have all amounted to one last hour. What’s that? One hour, you say? “American Idol” chose the LAST performance episode of the season to finally cut back the time we are expected to bleed away for […]

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"American Idol": Kree Harrison and Angie Miller. (CR: Michael Becker FOX)

‘American Idol’ Final 2 Revealed in Shocking Elimination

In the first major upset all season long, “American Idol” finally had a surprise elimination ahead of next week’s finale. Angie Miller, who soared to “Idol” fame with an impassioned performance of her original song, “You Set Me Free” during Hollywood Week, was sent home Thursday. [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] Angie had a lot of ups […]

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Kree Harrison (Fox)

‘Idol’ Recap: Does a New Favorite Emerge?

The Top 3 returned to their hometowns on “American Idol,” and everyone was crying and feeling things. The contestants, Nicki Minaj, and me, we were all waterworks tonight. All that emotion brought out some of the best performances yet for two contestants. But there was only one clear winner: Candice Glover. [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] Perhaps […]

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"American Idol" Final Three: Angie Miller, Candice Glover and Kree Harrison. (CR: Michael Becker/FOX)

‘Idol’ Top 3 Rankings: Our Winner Predictions

Only three girls remain in the game on “American Idol,” but which one will sally forth into a future of unguaranteed musical success? (See: Taylor Hicks, for one.) [xfinity-record-button id=”5578216900845706112″ program_type=”series”] Actually, on a season of such strong talent, success may be less elusive for all the top girls than in years past. Then again, […]

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Paula Abdul surprises Candice Glover on "American Idol." (CR: Michael Yarish/ FOX)

Paula Abdul Returns to ‘Idol’ to Surprise Candice Glover During Results Show

We were pre-warned that Season 2 runner-up Clay Aiken and Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino would be performing tonight on “American Idol,” but nothing could have prepared us for the ultimate blast from the past: Paula Abdul. The superstar/former “Idol” judge made a surprise appearance during a review of Candice Glover’s Top 5 rendition of […]

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