American Idol stars, judges, and producers react to the passing of Season 2 finalist Rickey Smith, who died early Friday morning after a head-on collision with a vehicle going the wrong way on the Interstate. That driver was later hospitalized then booked for DUI. Also, there is a link for the GoFundMe page set up to raise money for Rickey’s family, which includes two kids.
The Kanye West American Idol rumors are true: Yeezy himself dropped by the studio for a surprise audition this weekend, much to the delight of Ryan Seacrest and the rest of the Idol crew. How did KW fare? Read on to find out, and to see a slew of photographs from the surprise event.
Ellen DeGeneres admits she ‘hated’ her time on American Idol and says it was ‘one of the worst decisions’
Ever since the original three judges disbanded on the hit show American Idol, Fox has tried everything to recreate the magic with new recruits. The most questionable casting decision may have come when comedienne Ellen DeGeneres joined the panel. She admitted she “hated” the experience and went on to say that it was “one of the worst decisions” she’s ever made. Who knew it was that bad?
After 15 seasons that spawned a number of superstars, American Idol will take a bow in 2016. See the announcement from FOX and what details we know about the farewell season…
Tonight was the Top 8 girls performances on American Idol and Jax all but guaranteed her performance would be memerable by wearing “The Dress” that took the internet (and the recesses of my brain) by storm last week! Keep reading to watch an HD clip of her performance and the reactions of the judges as well as Ryan Seacrest afterward. PLUS, lots of photos and some rather funny post-performance tweets!
American Idol’s Michael Johns’ fatal blood clot may be due to a simple injury or long airplane flight
Michael Johns, a former American Idol finalist who was successful after the show, died on Friday at the age of 35 — reportedly from a blood clot that originated in his ankle.
Faking It star Katie Stevens rose to fame in 2010, when the then 16-year-old was a finalist on American Idol. Listen to her killer audition performance, which got her unanimously voted through to Hollywood…
Tell us how you really feel, Mariah! The former American Idol judge said she hated the experience, which she compared to working “in Hell with Satan.”