Elise Testone, Colton Dixon and Hollie Cavanagh on American Idol (Michael Becker / FOX.)

‘American Idol’ Says Goodbye to One More Singer in Surprising Elimination

Fifty-three million votes were cast last night for “American Idol,” and all of them, apparently, were for different people. Not in recent memory has the voting public been so fickle as this year, when newbies have been landing in the bottom three each week. Last week Jessica Sanchez just scraped by via the judges’ save, […]

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David Cook Visits Ethiopia For ‘Idol Gives Back’

David Cook this week visited Addis Ababa as part of the ‘American Idol‘ charity effort “Idol Gives Back.” The season-seven winner visited a school for young girls in the Ethiopian capital for a segment that will air on the show’s April 21 effort, which will spotlight the charity efforts of the Idol Gives Back Foundation. […]

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Has ‘American Idol’ Lost Its Way?

Ever since Season 1 of ‘American Idol‘ debuted to transfixed audiences, there has been no shortage of commentary and controversy. It appeared that there was no set “type” of ‘Idol’ judges were looking for, with winners ranging from the wildly successful Carrie Underwood to the lackluster Ruben Studdard. The appeal was the diverse range of […]

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Kris Allen To Sing “Let It Be” On Thursday’s ‘Idol’

Season-eight ‘American Idol‘ champion Kris Allen will return to the site of his triumph on Thursday’s show, but he isn’t expecting a coronation ceremony. Instead, he’s donating his musical talents for a good cause. Allen just returned from the earthquake-stricken nation of Haiti, where he assisted the United Nations. He helped distribute food to residents […]

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Kris Allen Back on ‘Idol’ for Haiti Fundraiser

LOS ANGELES– Kris Allen next week will make his first appearance on ‘American Idol‘ since winning the show last year, to help raise money for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. As part of the Fox TV show’s ‘Idol Gives Back’ charity effort, Allen will travel to Haiti with the United Nations Foundation. He’ll share video from his visit […]

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