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Former American Idol Finalist Denied Bail

The singer, who appeared on season 13 of the U.S. talent show, was originally arrested early last month (Oct16) after he was allegedly caught selling oxycodone and marijuana in an undercover drug bust...

Taylor Hicks' Private Plane Had To Make An Emergency Landing

The American Idol winner was travelling from Tennessee to Alabama when one of the engines on his private plane shut down. "I'm asleep in the co-pilot chair and I wake up...

Singer Scott Macintyre Welcomes Baby Boy

The singer, who competed on season eight of the hit U.S. talent show, and his wife Christina welcomed a son named Christian Scott MACIntyre on 21 September (16) in Franklin, Tennessee, his representative...

Former American Idol Finalist Arrested In Drug Bust

The 25-year-old, who appeared on season 13 of the talent show, was arrested for allegedly selling oxycodone and marijuana to a confidential informant in Alabama, Us Weekly reports. Harris was among...

Kelly Clarkson Celebrates 14 Years Since Winning 'American Idol'

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 14 years since Kelly Clarkson was crowned the first ever winner of ‘American Idol’. Now a global superstar, Clarkson marked her career anniversary on Twitter, Sunday, saying she...

Constantine Maroulis' Ex-girlfriend Arrested Over Fight With Him - Report

Angel Reed was recently picking up the former couple's daughter from the singer's home and reportedly became angry when Maroulis began recording her on his phone camera. According to TMZ.com, Reed...

American Idol Stars Come Out For Show's Two-hour Finale

The programme's biggest stars all came out for the finale, with Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, and Jordin Sparks all part of the last-night celebrations. Current judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez...

Singer Scott Macintyre To Welcome First Child

The singer, who competed on season eight of the hit U.S. talent show, had previously written off plans for fatherhood after struggling with kidney failure for the second time in his life, following...

American Idol Creator Assures Fans The Show Will Be 'Coming Back For Sure'

The long-running TV talent show will end its run in the U.S. on Thursday night (07Apr16), but Fuller is hatching a plan to bring the programme back. "There are loads of ideas...

American Idol Cancels Finalists Arena Tour

While finalists from all previous seasons have travelled the length and breadth of the U.S. to take part in the victory tour, this year's decision marks the end of an era for the Fox show....

Singer Brooke White Pregnant

The 32-year-old singer, a finalist on the seventh season of the hit U.S. talent show, and her husband, David Ray, will welcome a baby brother for three-year-old daughter London in late summer (16)....

Kelly Clarkson Makes Emotional Return To 'American Idol'

Kelly Clarkson delivered an emotional performance as she returned to the place where it all began for her, as she appeared on ‘American Idol’ during its last ever season.33 year old Clarkson, who was the...

Kelly Clarkson Too Pregnant For The Grammys

The first-ever winner of the U.S. talent show is expecting her second child, and has been open about how her severe morning sickness has affected her ability to make public appearances. And...

Kelly Clarkson Returning To Guest Judge American Idol

The pop star was crowned the first-ever Idol in 2002, and she'll be back for the programme's 15th and final season - but this time she'll have a seat at the judges' table,...

Clay Aiken Criticises American Idol Judges

The singer, who came second on the show in 2003, tuned into the premiere of the fifteenth and final season on Wednesday night (06Jan16) and took to Twitter.com to blame lacklustre viewing figures...

Singer Angie Miller Engaged

The former American Idol finalist had a lot to be thankful for on America's Thanksgiving holiday (26Nov15) when her musician boyfriend David James Williams popped the question. Miller took to Instagram.com on...

Simon Cowell And Paula Abdul To Return To American Idol

The trio discovered singers including Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood during their eight-season stint on the judging panel from 2002 until Paula left in 2010. The show was cancelled due to dwindling...

Carrie Underwood Describes 'American Idol' Experience As "The Most Horrifying Thing"

Country star Carrie Underwood has described her time on ‘American Idol’ as, “the most horrifying thing.” The 32 year old shot to fame after winning the fourth season of the reality series in 2005, but...

Constantine Maroulis Exits Los Angeles Musical

The former American Idol finalist signed on to lead the cast of Breaking Through at the Pasadena Playhouse, starting on 27 October (15), but on Monday (19Oct15), it was announced he had decided...

Carrie Underwood Used Diet Pills To Stay Slim

The singer reveals she had never been completely happy with her figure during her youth and when she started receiving compliments after losing a few pounds, she decided to keep it up....

Harry Connick, Jr. Lands Chat Show

The Independence Day star is currently a judge on American Idol, but he will appear in his own series after the reality show's final season wraps up next spring (16). Harry is...

Former American Idol Contestant Arrested

The aspiring singer was taken into custody in Yuma, Arizona on Wednesday night (23Sep15). He was subsequently booked for felony domestic violence, in addition to charges of aggravated harassment and failure to...

Assault Charges Dismissed Against Constantine Maroulis

The 39-year-old singer was arrested in August (15) amid allegations he kicked girlfriend Angelina Reed during an argument. After posting bail, he denied Reed's claims, insisting he was acting in self-defence, and...

Constantine Maroulis Arrested Over Alleged Restraining Order Violation

The 39-year-old singer, who became a Broadway sensation in the hit musical Rock of Ages, hit headlines last Wednesday (12Aug15) amid allegations he kicked Angelina Reed during an argument. He was taken...

Fantasia Barrino Weds

The former American Idol winner and her businessman beau wed in their native North Carolina, and the bride took to Instagram.com on Sunday (19Jul15) to share a shot of her new husband in...

Kimberly Caldwell To Be A First-time Mum

The former American Idol finalist and her U.S. soccer player husband Jordan Harvey are preparing to welcome a baby girl in October (15). Caldwell tells People magazine she already has a name...

Fox Announces Next Season Of 'American Idol' Will Be The Last

At one point it was the most popular reality in U.S. TV history, but ‘American Idol’ is coming to an end. Fox announced today that the upcoming fifteenth season would be the final one.At the...

American Idol Comes To An End

The reality show was launched in the U.S. in 2002 and rumours of its cancellation have been circulating during recent series due to dwindling ratings. Representatives at the Fox TV network...

Kellie Pickler Lands Reality Show

The Red High Heels singer made the announcement during the network's annual upfront media presentation on Thursday (02Apr15), but she admitted the 10-episode pickup was surprising since she only presented network bosses with...

Jason Aldean Recruited Duck Dynasty Reality Star To Officiate Wedding

The couple tied the knot in front of family and friends in Mexico last month (Mar15) and Aldean has since shared photos of the big day in this week's (begs30Mar15) edition of America's...

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