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Idol's Kree Harrison on Patsy-Vs.-Dolly 'Rivalry,' Her 'Selfish' Song Choice and Susan Tedeschi Twitter Love! Plus: 'It's a Choice to Be Happy'

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Kree Harrison‘s life philosophy is simple: “Be yourself and nothing else.” There are worse things that can happen in life than Group Round drama on American Idol. Winning is as simple as scoring a Twitter follow by the Tedeschi Trucks Band.

Those were just a few of the life lessons Kree shared when she stopped by TVLine HQ for an Idology exit interview* that covered everything from READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


The Voice's Garrett Gardner on Mining His John Lennon Connection and Rocking Backstreet!

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What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger — and that’s something Garrett Gardner knows without any help from Kelly Clarkson’s soaring radio hit. The 17-year-old New Jersey native got rejected during The Voice‘s Season 3 Blind Auditions, but that just spurred him to worker harder at honing his craft.

“I spent a lot of time practicing with my friends in my basement. I did a lot of …READ MORE


Idol's Angie Miller on Risky Song Choices, 'Theatrical' Criticisms and That Duet With Lazaro! Plus: How She Wrote 'You Set Me Free'

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Angie Miller may have put college on hold to audition for American Idol, but she definitely put her brain to work mapping out a Season 12 trajectory that took her all the way to a third-place finish.

Angie stopped by TVLine HQ to talk about how she chose lesser-known numbers like “Never Gone” and “Love Came Down,” why she disagreed with the judges when they …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

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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


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'

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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


Idol's Burnell Taylor Talks Trio Trainwreck, Motown 'Mmms' and His Almost Audition Song

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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


Enlightened Season 2 Finale Preview: Mike White Talks Renewal Hopes and Happy Endings

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Sunday night’s Season 2 finale of Enlightened (HBO, 9:30/8:30c) will see the ultimate showdown between protagonist Amy Jellicoe (Laura Dern) and the unscrupulous overlords at the corporation that employs her. But the outcome of Amy-vs.-Abaddon isn’t the only news that’s keeping the cult favorite’s fanbase in a state of suspense. READ MORE


American Idol: Fox's Mike Darnell Talks Unlimited Voting, New Theme Nights, Honest Judging

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American Idol is back, and while Season 12′s initial numbers may be down compared to last year, Fox’s reality boss Mike Darnell insists he’s not worried. He’s got a buzzy new panel of judges, ideas for fresh theme nights, and a Susan Boyle-esque audition at his disposal over the next few months.

TVLine caught up with Darnell to talk about …READ MORE


The Voice's Nicholas David on 'Over the Rainbow,' Clashes With Cee Lo and the Power of '70s Music

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Nicholas David’s approach to song selection on Season 3 of The Voice may have been a little different from that of his fellow contestants.

“I never looked at this experience like it was a competition,” says the Minnesota soul man. “I trust in the Spirit and play from my heart. When we live in our minds, …READ MORE


The Voice's Trevin Hunte on Up-Tempo Risks, Doubting Teachers, Big Dreamgirls Moments

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Trevin Hunte may have specialized in big, booming ballads during Season 3 of The Voice, but don’t try to slap a label on him in his post-show career. READ MORE