American Idol: '80s Week Song Spoilers Revealed!

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Well, at least nobody’s singing “Against All Odds.”

But while that Phil Collins staple won’t be on the set list when American Idol‘s Top 8 tackle an ’80s Week theme tonight (8/7c on Fox), there will be tracks by Journey, Blondie, Cyndi Lauper and The Police in the mix, TVLine has confirmed. Check out the full lineup after the jump: READ MORE


Reality Check: Was the Idol Save Wasted? Plus: Too Much Power for Shakira & The Voice Judges?

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It wasn’t exactly Power to the People Week in the world of reality singing competitions.

On American Idol, the Season 13 judges’ panel enacted its sole veto option to save adorable-but-underperforming teenager Sam Woolf, while the good folks at NBC’s The Voice announced that the public won’t have an opportunity to vote until …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Idol: What Should the Top 8 Sing for '80s Week?

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“Alone.” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.” “Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now).” “The Power of Love.” These are just a few of the songs we hope will be strictly verboten when the American Idol Top 8 take the stage for ’80s Night next Wednesday (8/7c on Fox). READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS


American Idol Top 8 Results Recap: What Did You Think of Tonight's Outcome?

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The promise of the Judges’ Save hung heavy in the air tonight on American Idol‘s Top 8 results telecast — like the smell from an exhaust fan in the alley behind a fried-chicken restaurant or the lingering rot of Randy Jackson’s mentoring.

After all, Wednesday’s performance show marked a new peak for Season 13′s contestants. Risks were taken. Original tunes were performed. Backwards baseball … READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


Idol Exclusive: Top 7 Week Theme Is…

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The forecast for next Wednesday’s American Idol performance episode (8/7c on Fox) calls for clouds of Aqua Net with a strong chance of synthesizers. READ MORE


American Idol Top 8 Performance Recap: We Can Learn to Love (This Show) Again [Updated]

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Not to go all “Amazing Grace” on this recap, but if you thought Season 13 of American Idol was lost — in terms of talent, ratings and general fizzy excitment — tonight was the night it found itself. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


American Idol: Advice and Dream Set Lists for the Season 13 Top 8 Contestants

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The American Idol Top 8 continue the battle for Candice Glover’s crown tonight (8/7c on Fox), and since it seems like the latest crop of contestants aren’t getting a ton of mentoring from Randy Jackson, the job now falls to the Idoloonie Nation. (Or at least that’s how I see it.) READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS


Reality Check: Jena and Caleb's Bold Idol Moves! Plus: Defending Alex's 'Don't Speak' — and a Warning to The Voice's Bria Kelly

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We’re down to eight singers on American Idol – and voters continue to drive home the idea that you’re only as good as your last performance.

On this week’s installment of Reality Check, my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I talk about Season 13′s new pecking order — including …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Idol's Majesty Rose Talks Early Front-Runner Status, Frozen Fumble, Coldplay Covers

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Clap along if you feel like hearing Majesty Rose‘s truth.

Actually, you don’t even need to put your hands together. That’s because American Idol‘s 9th-place finisher has come to TVLine HQ for a Google Hangout with Reality Check host Michael Slezak. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


American Idol Top 9 Results Recap: 30 Rocks!

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But wait, I barely had time to finish my glass of sauv blanc!

Yes, folks, American Idol cut its results-show telecast to 30 minutes, but fret not. Even in a leaner, meaner format, we still had time for … READ MORE