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American Idol Results: Gunpowder & Dread

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Kevin Bacon, what the hell? This may be your network, but it isn’t your show, and Seacrest only has the one line. “THIS!” Is six inches of separation anxiety from the norm. Oh, well. We all got over it. Even Ryan. READ MORE


Idol Exclusive: Top 6 Week Theme Revealed!

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Though it’s anyone’s guess which contestants will make up American Idol‘s Top 6 — we’re still hours away from the next elimination – TVLine can exclusively reveal the theme they’ll be tackling next Wednesday. Ready? Dim the lights… READ MORE


American Idol Top 7 Performance Recap: Filler Queen [Updated]

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Tonight, in perhaps the most filler-ific performance show to date, the Top 7 took on “The Many Zoomed-In Faces of Jennifer Lopez.” Whoops, no. That’s every night on American Idol!

This week’s official theme: Competitors’ Picks, aka …READ MORE


American Idol: Top 7 Song Spoilers Revealed!

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Altruism or sabotage? That will be the question looming over tonight’s Top 7 installment of American Idol (8/7c on Fox), the first ever to feature a “Competitors’ Picks” theme. READ MORE & VIEW THE SET LIST


Reality Check: Is It Too Late to Save Idol's 13th Season? Plus: The Great Alex Preston Debate! And Is Team Blake Unbeatable on The Voice?

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To say it’s been a frustrating season of American Idol would be as much of an understatement as saying Jennifer Lopez likes her clothes on the revealing side.

But what, exactly, is keeping the show’s latest crop of contestants from achieving true greatness, from delivering musical moments that deserve to be branded in our memory banks alongside …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Idol's Malaya Watson Talks Diva Ballads, The Tuba & Harry Connick's 'Craft Over Stardom' Advice

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As the youngest contestant on Season 13 of American Idol, it’s kind of fitting that Malaya Watson finished her run with a results-night rendition of “I Am Changing.” READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


American Idol Top 7 Week Theme Is…

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The goal of every member of American Idol‘s Season 13 Top 7 is, undoubtedly, to produce a gold record (or better). But first, they’re going to have to deal with the Golden Rule. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


American Idol Top 8 (Redux) Results Recap: Freeeeeeeeee! Free Fallin'!

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Ryan Seacrest began Top 8 (Redux) results night with a warning: “There can only be one winner. This is the hard part. And this… is American Idol.”

And indeed, with the Judges’ Save having been squandered used last week, the forecast for ’80s Week voting tallies was Cosby (sweaters) with a 50 percent chance of children’s tears. READ MORE


Idol Mentor David Cook on Judge Antics, Top 8 Performances & Whether the Show Still Matters

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American Idol Season 7 champ David Cook has something to say about the show’s continued relevance, but he’s not sure the Fox publicity department will appreciate his candor. READ MORE


American Idol Top 8 (Redux) Performance Recap: Am I Lookin' for a New Love, Baby? [Updated]

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I don’t want to sound like a miserable old codger, breath reeking of Werther’s Originals and cantankerousness, shaking a freshly cut lilac branch at the neighbor kids and screaming “Get the heck off of my lawn!” But man oh man, tonight’s installment of American Idol put me in a bad mood. And this despite Season 7 champ David Cook pinch-hitting for “mentor” Randy Hackson — typo, and it stays! — and offering the kind of cogent, specific, pithy (not to be confused with pitchy) advice the Idoloonie Nation has been longing for all season. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL