American Idol: 6 Most-Appreciated Improvements -- and 6 Biggest Missteps -- of the Season 13 Reboot
Like an inebriated guest at a limbo party, American Idol‘s ratings kept dipping lower and lower in Season 13. The show’s latest finale sank 25 and 28 percent from a year prior — down to a 10.5 million total viewers and a 2.6 demo rating. READ MORE & VIEW PHOTOS
Idol's Jena Irene Talks Songwriting Process, Covering Paramore, Elvis & Zedd and Voting 'No' to Top 5 Twist
If Randy Jackson had his way, Jena Irene might never have delivered her epic rendition of Radiohead’s “Creep” during Top 7 week of American Idol. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idol's Caleb Johnson Talks Bond-Theme Aspirations, R-Word Dustup and the Importance of a Full Band
Caleb Johnson says he never set out to win the approval of American Idol viewers. But by staying true to his classic-rock leanings (and making sure he had fun in the process) he managed to win their votes — and take home the Season 13 crown. READ MORE
Idol's Alex Preston on Flipping Police, No Doubt & Rihanna Tracks, Getting His Feelings Hurt by the Judges
With his radical rearrangements of “Stay,” “Every Breath You Take” and “Always on My Mind” (just to name a few), Alex Preston will go down in the American Idol history books as Season 13′s resident “artist.” The funny thing is, however, that …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Reality Check: Did American Idol Just Wrap Its 'Worst Season Ever'? Plus: The Voice Gets a Happy Ending, and J.Lo's Vocals 'Explained'!
Everyone take a deep, cleansing breath. American Idol and The Voice have wrapped their respective seasons, and whether or not you’re delighted with the results, there’s oh so much to discuss. (Idol fans, in particular, should stick around to the very end of this video.)
On this week’s Reality Check, my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I debate …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Ratings: Survivor Finale Ties American Idol's, Revolution Ends on a Low Note
American Idol‘s 13th coronation ceremony on Wednesday night was watched by 10.5 million total viewers and scored a 2.6 demo rating (per finals) — rising week-to-week yet down 25 and 28 percent from the Season 12 finale.
Per finals, Idol matched Survivor, which …READ MORE
American Idol Season 13 Finale Recap: Did the Right One Win? Plus: Most Memorable Moments!
Jena Irene or Caleb Johnson? That was the primary question looming over tonight’s American Idol Season 13 finale, but it certainly wasn’t the only one.
Other crucial debates you might’ve had with your Idol viewing club:
1. What was more abyssmal: J.Lo’s vocals or …READ MORE
American Idol Top 2 Performance Recap: Two Close for Comfort? [Updated]
Clocking in at a mere 60 minutes, American Idol‘s Top 2 performance night was tighter than JLo’s calf muscles. And yet still, there was plenty of time for Keith Urban to throw subtle (and delicious) shade at a rival singing competition, for our friendly finalists to deliver six very good-to-excellent performances and for Randy Jackson to, um… READ MORE, TAKE OUR POLLS & CHECK OUT OUR ’30 BEST IDOL PERFORMANCES’ GALLERY
Reality Check: Our Picks to Win American Idol and The Voice! Plus: Rants About Selfies, Sickness and the 'Medieval Chromatic Scale'!
The Voice and American Idol conclude their respective seasons this week — which means it’s time for Reality Check‘s “Who Should Win?” speeches, along with a few paranoid conspiracy theories and extremely relevant hashtags (#idolendofdays, anyone?). READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
American Idol Top 3 Results Recap: Heeeee's Running Out the Doo-ooo-ooo-oor!
Tears are as vital to American Idol Top 3 results night as FCC-taunting hemlines are to J.Lo’s sense of self(ie).
Indeed, the opportunity to travel back to contestants’ hometowns, to see the misty water-colored memories of the way they were (six months ago), provides endless cross-promotional opportunities with Kleenex or Puffs that have yet to be explored by the House That Is Currently Ruled By Candice Flippin’ Glover. READ MORE