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Reality Check: We Pick Our Top 3 on Idol! But Will the Season 13 Crown Be Won by Default? Plus: A Lion Roars on The Voice!

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The quest for American Idol‘s Season 13 crown is down to nine contestants, but there are times when it seems like nobody really wants to inherit Candice Glover’s bejeweled headpiece. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


M.K. Nobilette Talks Coming Out on Idol, Learning From Harry, Being an 'Awkward' Performer

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M.K. Nobilette was the first one out on American Idol — but not in every sense of the word.

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American Idol Results Recap: Luh, Actually

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Nobody ever said life was fair.” That’s a lesson I learned early on from the 1981 camp/horror classic Mommie Dearest, and a lesson that was brutally reiterated during tonight’s installment of American Idol.

Halfway through the results telecast, three of the most lovely and talented graduates ever to emerge from …READ MORE


Idol Exclusive: Top 9 Week Theme Is [Spoiler]!

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American Idol‘s Top 9 contestants are about to strike some minor chords — Rickey Minor, that is.

Indeed, the theme for next Wednesday’s performance telecast (8/7c on Fox) will be …READ MORE


American Idol Top 10 Performance Recap: To Thine Own Selfie Be True [Updated]

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On tomorrow’s American Idol results show, Jennifer Lopez will perform her new single “I Luh Ya Papi (Not a Typo),” and it will almost certainly be a debacle of sparkly fabric, preternaturally glowing skin, gyrating netherregions and Auto-Tune.

But to-ni-iii-iii-iii-iii-iii-ght, during the Season 13 Top 10 performance show, Jenny From the Block set the world on fire, and shone brighter than the su-uhh-uhh-uhh-uhh-nnn. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL


Idol's Keith Urban on Song Deconstruction, Blunt Feedback and Guaranteed Use of 'The Save'

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There’s no such thing as being “too honest,” says American Idol judge Keith Urban. But too harsh? “That’s a whole different thing.”

As Urban and fellow panelists Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. wade deeper into Season 13, however, their challenge is to …READ MORE


Idol's Ben Briley Talks 'Bennie and the Jets,' Harsh Judges' Comments, His Sped-Up Johnny Cash

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Ben Briley took a gamble during Top 11 week of American Idol — and wound up paying the price. READ MORE & WATCH INTERVIEW


Reality Check: A Shakeup at the Top on American Idol! (AKA Caleb, Jena and CJ Rise, Majesty and Sam Slip) Plus: The Latest Voice Standouts!

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It’s anybody’s game on Season 13 of American Idol – as evidenced by long-standing front-runners Sam Woolf and Majesty Rose landing in last week’s Bottom 3.

On this week’s Reality Check, my cohost Melinda Doolittle (who’s performing in NYC this week at 54 Below, BTW) talk about why the aforementioned contestants deserved a good, solid …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


American Idol: What Should the Top 10 Sing for 'Top 10s of 2010-2014′ Night?

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This week’s American Idol performance telecast (Wednesday, 8/7c on Fox) will bring new meaning to the expression “tens across the board.” READ MORE