American Idol

June 11, 2002
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27 wins (2 Primetime Emmys) and 61 nominations
American Idol is a spinoff from Pop Idol created by British Simon Fuller. The aim is to discover the best singer in the country through nationwide auditions. Twelve finalists sing a song and after each song they get criticized by the judges. After each show America must vote for a finalist. The contestant with the least amount of voices is eliminated. The show goes on until their is only one contestant left. The winner is crowned "American Idol" and wins a recording contract worth approx. $1,000,000.
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Actor: Paula Abdul / Ryan Seacrest / Jennifer Hudson / Amy Adams / Carrie Underwood



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More American Idol Drama!

Friday 1:08 PM, 29/01/2010
More American Idol Drama!
Simon has already announced he is leaving Idol after this season The new American Idol team
It looks like the new judging table on this year's American Idol is a real hot seat! We hear new judge Ellen Degeneres and famous mean judge Simon Cowell are not getting along at all! It all went wrong from Ellen's first day, where Simon was late arriving and much to his upset, the show started taping without him! Ever since then its been a power struggle between Simon and Ellen and we hear, when the cameras stop rolling the two are not even speaking to each other! We are guessing this is going to make for some interesting television viewing! Which team are you on? (Source: Radar)

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Whose side are you on?


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American Idol Catfight: Katy Perry & Kara Dioguardi!

Thursday 8:38 AM, 28/01/2010
Oops! In case you missed it, Katy Perry was a guest judge on American Idol this past week and she was feeling no love for her fellow judge Kara Dioguardi! The two women disagreed on almost every contestant and it eventually got ugly! Kara started using lyrics from Katy's hit songs to tease her and Katy ended up threatening Kara, warning her she would throw her coke in Kara's face if she didn't stop! Meaow! Take a look:
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Posh on American Idol - Hit or Miss?

Monday 5:13 PM, 18/01/2010
Posh on American Idol - Hit or Miss?
Always the fashion diva!
Did you catch ex Spice Girls member Victoria Beckham doing her guest judging thing on the new season of American Idol this weekend? We think she did pretty well and we were really impressed with all the smiling, not something Posh does often for the snapping cameras that follow her most of the time! Here is a clip of Victoria in action - share your thoughts!
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Victoria the Pop Idol judge?


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Simon Cowell Says Goodbye Idol!

Tuesday 9:01 AM, 12/01/2010
Simon Cowell Says Goodbye Idol!
So happy this is isn't the last of that famous bitchy face!
American Idol judge Simon Cowell really knows how to create a buzz! At a press conference for the show yesterday, the British meanie had this shocker: he will be leaving the judges table after the latest season! Simon has been threatening to leave the show for years, but no one believed he actually would, because we all know how much Simon loves the spotlight! Simon announced a second surprise too, he is bringing his other hit British reality show, "X Factor" to the US next year! So we haven't seen the end of Simon yet, and rumour is Simon's old Idol judge buddy Paula Abdul will be involved in X Factor too in some way, because Simon says he misses her, aw sweet! (Source:Variety)
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Katharine McPhee Dating Edward Scissorhands?!

Friday 2:44 AM, 18/12/2009
Katharine McPhee Dating Edward Scissorhands?!
Still pretty!
Is this yet another transformation for former American Idol contestant Katharine McPhee? First it was the blonde hair and now its the leather look with the strange Edward Scissorhands impersonator! All this was for the launch of Katharine's new album "City of Hope". We don't really get it, do you? Anway here is Katharine singing live during Thanksgiving weekend! We do still love her voice, even though we don't always understand her style choices!
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Red Carpet

Miranda Cosgrove's Fashion Gamble!

Monday 1:12 PM, 14/12/2009
Miranda Cosgrove's Fashion Gamble!
Orianthi Kesha Kris Allen Adam Lambert Allison Iraheta Carolina Bermudez Justin Bieber Peter Facinelli Leighton Meester
There were some hot young celebs at this weekend's Jingle Ball at the Madison Square Gardens in NYC! Gossip Girl star Leighton was there and looking fierce, as we showed before! Scandalous rocker and American Idol star Adam Lambert was in full makeup and rock chic too, but someone who really surprised us on the red carpet was Nickelodeon sweetheart Miranda Cosgrove! In her black and white dress with the huge dice print on it, this is probably the biggest scandal, squeaky-clean Miranda has ever cuased! Is she supporting gambling? We think probably not, she just liked the fun pattern! See what everyone else was wearing below!

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