Trent Harmon Wows Judges on “American Idol” With Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Simple Man”

Trent Harmon wowed American Idol judges on Thursday with his rendition of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Simple Man.” He even brought Jennifer Lopez to tears. “It’s moments like this [that remind me] why I love Idol and why I’m going to miss…

Adam Lambert On “American Idol” And The Kesha Debacle

Adam Lambert made yet another triumphant return on Thursday’s American Idol. During the show, Adam Lambert performed “Mad World”, which he also performed on his original appearance. Adam Lambert said of being back on American Idol, “It’s nostalgic. I’ve been…

Kelly Clarkson Opens Up About Absentee Father Who Inspired ‘Piece By Piece’

Kelly Clarkson left everyone in tears after a moving rendition of her song Piece by Piece the final season premier of American Idol last week and the songstress opened up to Ryan Seacrest about her absentee father who inspired the…

Kelly Clarkson: “American Idol” Performance Goes Viral

Kelly Clarkson was the first person to win American Idol 14 years ago. On Thursday night, she performed at the American Idol finalists’ party at the London West Hollywood hotel. It seemed fitting for the first American Idol to perform…

Kelly Clarkson Moves Everyone to Tears With ‘Piece By Piece’ Performance on ‘Idol’

Kelly Clarkson because very emotional during her performance of Piece by Piece on Thursday’s episode of American Idol and she wasn’t the only one to break down in tears over the performance. The former Idol winner, who is also pregnant,…

Jordin Sparks On Returning As “American Idol” Mentor

Jordin Sparks and several other American Idol alumni returned to the show this week to mentor and sing with the new contestants on the 15th and last season. Along with Jordin Sparks, Constantine Maroulis, Chris Daughtry and Kellie Pickler also…

Kelly Pickler On Her Experience As An “American Idol” Mentor

Kelly Pickler and several other contestants from American Idol‘s past came back on Thursday’s episode to mentor and sing with this year’s crop. As the last season of American Idol gets underway, the show is paying tribute to seasons past…

Katharine McPhee: “American Idol” Alum, “Scorpion” Star Pays Ex Big Bucks in Divorce Settlement

Katharine McPhee of American Idol fame and the star of the hit CBS show Scorpion is paying big bucks for cheating on her then-hubby Nick Cokas. As a result of getting caught kissing her married Smash director Michael Morris, McPhee…

Tori Kelly Signs on to “The Voice” Season 10 as Adviser

Tori Kelly is coming to The Voice. The 23-year-old singer, who is up for Best New Artist at next month’s Grammy Awards, will join Adam Levine’s team on the singing competition show. performing at @TheGRAMMYs with @jamesbaymusic on feb 15th…

Brenda K. Starr: Singer-Songwriter’s Daughter Gianna Auditions for “American Idol”

Brenda K. Starr, the singer and songwriter best known for her 1988 hit, “I Still Believe,” has a daughter hoping to follow in her footsteps. Her daughter, 15-year-old Gianna Isabella, auditioned for American Idol on Wednesday. Despite some technical difficulties,…

Carrie Underwood Is No Longer Top ‘American Idol’ Moneymaker

For the past two years, Carrie Underwood has been the top attraction when it comes to American Idol alums, raking in the most cash of all the former contestants. But for 2015, that changed. There’s a new top dawg when…

Kelly Clarkson Not As Big a Star As Carrie Underwood, Says Ryan Seacrest

Kelly Clarkson is not as big a star as Carrie Underwood. At least, that is the opinion of American Idol host Ryan Seacrest. Both Clarkson and Underwood were discovered on the Idol, turning them into megastars. Ryan Seacrest has revealed…

Lauren Silverman, Simon Cowell, and Son Asleep As Burglars Break Into London Home

Lauren Silverman, Simon Cowell, and their baby boy, Eric, were all asleep in their London home during the wee hours of Friday morning when burglars broke in. Simon Cowell Burglarized While at Home https://t.co/drBqm470uO pic.twitter.com/Kvnqj9A6zy — Hollywood Reporter (@THR) December…

Miranda Lambert “American Idol” Bound, Is This a Dig at “The Voice’s” Blake Shelton?

Miranda Lambert is reportedly American Idol bound. Is this how Blake Shelton’s ex-wife is getting in her digs at Blake’s new romance? It wasn’t so long ago that Miranda Lambert served as a mentor on The Voice, where Blake Shelton…

Kellie Pickler Lands ‘Drama-Free, Family Friendly’ Reality Show

Kellie Pickler has landed her own reality show. The country singer is not new to reality television. She began her career on American Idol and soon found herself showing off her dancing skills in Dancing With the Stars. So, it’s…

Hannah Blackwell and “American Idol” Winner Phillip Phillips Tie the Knot in Georgia

Hannah Blackwell is now the wife of Season 11 American Idol winner Phillip Phillips. The couple tied the knot Saturday evening at the Resora Plantation in Albany, Georgia in front of 250 guests. A rep for Phillips shared the happy…

Simon Cowell Dishes About Upcoming “America’s Got Talent” Gig, Son Eric Steals the Show

Simon Cowell sat down for an interview with Extra’s Terri Seymour recently to dish on his upcoming gig on America’s Got Talent. The American Idol alum has announced he will replace Howard Stern as a judge on the next season…

Simon Cowell: Mother Julie Cowell Dies at 89

Simon Cowell is mourning the loss of his mother. Julie Cowell, who was 89, died on Sunday. The former ballet dancer and British socialite’s passing was confirmed by Simon’s brother Tony Cowell. Family members shared their heartache in a statement…

Hilary Cruz: Ryan Seacrest’s New Girlfriend Is a Former Miss Teen USA

Ryan Seacrest has a new girl on his arm. People magazine has confirmed that the extraordinarily busy celebrity is managing to find some time to date former Miss Teen USA Hilary Cruz. According to the magazine, Seacrest, 40, has been…

Katharine McPhee is Back With a Summer Anthem [Video]

Katharine McPhee is a bit of an anomaly. As an American Idol runner-up, she is in the minority due to having actually gone on to have a great career. Many Idol finalists are relegated to the dustbins of history. Katharine…