Idology: Cheering Candice Glover's Season 12 Win, Debating Finale Highs and Lows, Envisioning Changes for a Brighter Idol Future!
Say what you want about Season 12 of American Idol, but a critical look back at the trajectories of winner Candice Glover and runner-up Kree Harrison paints a picture of two women who delivered as many memorable musical moments as any contestants in recent history. At least that’s what my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I are arguing in the most shocking season finale of Idology ever*. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idol's Amber Holcomb on Her Almost-Didn't-Happen Streisand Cover, 'Young Whitney' Comparisons and 'Boo-Boo Trash' Lower Register
Amber Holcomb may have gotten precious little screen time leading up to Vegas Week on Season 12 of American Idol, but rest assured there were plenty of musical moments percolating in the Texas teenager’s car. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idology: Why Won't Idol Let Its Finalists Be Great? Plus: Should All Four Judges Get the Boot?
Season 12 of American Idol has come down to a battle between Candice Glover and Kree Harrison — the exact two women that my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I identified as our early favorites way back in March. So how come we’re in full-throttle diatribe mode on the latest installment of Idology? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idol's Janelle Arthur on Her Song-Reinvention Process, Group-Round Insanity and the Judges' Tough Feedback on Her Duet With Kree
Janelle Arthur is not interested in being “a carbon copy” of any other singer — and that’s one reason she tried to put her own stamp on tunes from artists as varied as the Supremes, the Beatles and Dolly Parton during her American Idol Season 12 run. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idology: Is Angie Unbeatable? Candice and Kree Dissed Again? Plus: Debating Harry Connick Jr!
Season 12 of American Idol is down to three closely matched ladies — but is the race already over? READ MORE
Idology: Are the Judges' Opinions For Sale? The Amber-Angie Push Begins (Sorry Candice & Kree)
When the American Idol judges rose to their feet at the end of Amber Holcomb’s questionable rendition of “MacArthur Park” last Wednesday, it was clear something was amiss. Either they’d collectively suffered …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idology: Tightest Top 4 Race Ever! Plus: Is Idol Trying Too Hard to Make Amber Happen?
We’re down to the Final 4 on Season 12 of American Idol, and it would be an understatement to say any one of the remaining singers — Angie Miller, Amber Holcomb, Candice Glover and Kree Harrison — has a legit shot at the crown. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idol's Lazaro Arbos on Sassing the Judges, Smuggled Whitney CDs, and 'Courage' Critiques! Plus: 'No Way 5 Guys Could've Left in a Row'
Lazaro Arbos decided after Top 9 week on American Idol that he wasn’t going to let the judges’ critiques make him cry again — even if he had to adopt a dismissive attitude to stop any percolating waterworks. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idology: A Hollow Win for the Season 12 Women? Plus: Candice & The Holy Spirit, Kree's Best Week
It’s no secret that American Idol‘s Season 12 men weren’t the strongest group in show history, but does that make the all-female Top 5 any less worthy of their successes? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
Idol's Burnell Taylor Talks Trio Trainwreck, Motown 'Mmms' and His Almost Audition Song
Burnell Taylor has apparently watched a few episodes of Idology this season — and he’s not afraid to dish out what he’s gamely taken during my weekly American Idol pow-wows with cohost Melinda Doolittle. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO