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May 21st, 2014

‘American Idol’: Are Caleb Johnson And Jena Irene Still Going To Prom?

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Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene performed for America’s votes one last time on part 1 of the ‘American Idol’ finale on May 20, but the biggest question we have is… are they still going to go to prom together? Or are things about to get awkward in their BFFship?

Part 2 of the American Idol finale airs May 21 at 8:00pm ET, and BFFs Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene are battling it out for the title. Is their friendship about to get incredibly awkward? More importantly, are they still going to go to prom together? We caught up with the two of them after the May 20 episode and they told HollywoodLife.com all about how they thought they performed at the finale, and how their friendship will fare after one of them is crowned the winner!
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May 20th, 2014

‘American Idol’ Recap: Caleb & Jena Perform For Votes For The Final Time

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We are just one episode away from crowning the next ‘American Idol’, and on the May 20 episode, Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene performed one last time for America’s votes. Find out how they fared below and tell us who you’re voting for!

Season 13 of American Idol is about to wrap and on the May 20 episode, Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene had their last chance to prove to America which of them should move on to become the next American Idol. Read on to find out what they sang and how well they performed, and be sure to vote and comment and let us know who YOU think should win!
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May 18th, 2014

Jena Irene & Caleb Johnson Release Singles Before ‘American Idol’ Finale

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Last week’s episode of ‘American Idol’ revealed the top two contestants — and before the finale, the finalist’s sat down to record their first singles! How exciting. Keep reading for details on the new songs!

Time flies when you’re having fun — and this is exactly how we feel with this season of American Idol. It’s hard to believe that the last episode will be airing this week, but we are so excited to see the outcome! Will the winner be Jena Irene, 17, or will it be Caleb Johnson, 23? Meanwhile, the last two standing have recently recorded their debut singles — and we are loving both of them! Click here to read more

May 16th, 2014

Alex Preston: ‘I’m Honestly Surprised I Made It This Far’ on ‘American Idol’

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Alex Preston was eliminated on the May 15 episode of ‘American Idol’, leaving finalists Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene to battle it out for the title. Read on for our exclusive elimination interview with Alex and tell us if you’re sad he’s gone!

Alex Preston, 21, was our favorite to win the title, but unfortunately, he was eliminated from the finals on the May 15 episode of American Idol. However, there are “no sad feelings,” he told HollywoodLife.com exclusively, and he’s “honestly surprised [he] made it this far as a quiet-voiced singer/songwriter.” Read on for the rest of our exclusive interview, where Alex tells us what we can expect from his album, how he’s preparing for the summer tour, and a little about his girlfriend, Jillian Jensen!
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May 15th, 2014

‘American Idol’ Recap: An Elimination & Final Two Contestants Revealed

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On the May 15 episode of ‘American Idol’, we learned which contestants will be making it to the finale to finally compete for the top prize!

Now that we’re in the Top 3 of American Idol, it’s hard to imagine how to cut any one of the incredibly talented remaining contestants, and yet, it must be so. Alex PrestonCaleb Johnson, and Jena Irene were on the chopping block on the May 15 episode and we were super upset about who got cut. Were you?
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May 15th, 2014

Jennifer Lopez’s Sleek & Sexy Layered Pony On ‘Idol’ — Love Or Loathe?

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Jennifer Lopez sparkled on May 14 during an episode of ‘American Idol.’ The actress and singer showed up in a shimmery, sleeveless gown and a sleek, layered ponytail. Keep reading and let us know whether you love or loathe her pony look.

Jennifer Lopez, 44, showed up to American Idol on March 14 sporting a slicked back, layered ponytail and a “mermaid princess” dress. While the dress took center stage, we were captivated with her beauty look. The gorgeous :atina pulled her hair up in a layered ponytail and completed the look with neutral makeup. Vote below and let us know whether you think this look is cool or crazy.
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May 15th, 2014

Alex Preston On ‘American Idol’: ‘This Might Be My Last Time On This Stage’

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We can’t believe that we almost have our next ‘American Idol’! On the May 14 episode, the Top 3 performed, and HollywoodLife.com spoke to Alex Preston, Caleb Johnson, and Jena Irene EXCLUSIVELY after the show. Read on for our interviews!

The May 14 episode of American Idol was pretty dramatic — not only was the competition down to the Top 3, but Caleb Johnson had lost his voice! He ended up stealing the show with Led Zeppelin‘s “Dazed And Confused,” but he told HollywoodLife.com exclusively that he was worried he might have to drop out! Meanwhile, Alex Preston was a little more upbeat this week than last because he approached it with a carefree sort of attitude, telling us that it “might be [his] last time on [the Idol] stage,” so he might as well have fun with it. Meanwhile, Jena Irene was super nervous about the apparatus she performed with — in fact, in her words, she was “crapping her pants” about it. Read on for the rest of the interviews!
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May 15th, 2014

Jennifer Lopez Looks Like A Sexy Mermaid On ‘American Idol’

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The songstress looked sexier than ever in a full-on sequin mini that fit her curves like a glove. Was it sexy, sparkling, and over-the-top? Of course — and we wouldn’t expect anything less from the diva. Did you love her look?

Forget about who was actually performing on stage, our eyes were on Jennifer Lopez, 44, as she attended a taping of FOX’s American Idol in an iridescent dress in a shimmering turquoise. Her sleeveless, full-on sequin frock featured an asymmetrical hem, allowing her toned legs to totally stand out — everything about this look was show-stopping, and we would expect nothing less from the star. Click here to read more

May 14th, 2014

‘American Idol’ Recap: Top 3 Perform; Jena Irene Sings ‘Creep’ Again

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It’s the 500th episode of ‘American Idol’, where the Top 3 — Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, and Alex Preston — performed three songs each for America’s votes!

It’s the penultimate week of American Idol and there are just three contestants left performing for America’s votes! On the May 14 episode — the 500th episode, we’ll have you know — the Idol hopefuls sang three songs each; one pick from Randy Jackson, one from the judges, and one from their respective hometowns. Read on to find out what they sang and how they fared, but we’ll give you a hint: Jena Irene sings “Creep” again. And it was amazing.
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May 9th, 2014

‘American Idol’: Jessica Meuse Had To Change Set List ‘Last-Minute’

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Jessica Meuse was eliminated on the May 8 episode of ‘American Idol’, and Jessica told HollywoodLife.com exclusively on May 7 after the Top 4 performances that she had to change her set list last-minute!

After Jessica Meuse‘s elimination on the May 8 episode of American Idol, many of her fans are concerned that — despite the fact that she made it so far into the competition — that she didn’t really get a fair shake from the judges table, compared to obvious favorites Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene. Tellingly, in HollywoodLife.com‘s interview with Jessica after the Top 4 performances on May 7, she told us that her performance of Pink‘s “So What” — which was not a good choice for her — was a “last-minute addition to the set list!” Read on for more of our interview with Jess and tell us if you were upset to see her go!
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May 8th, 2014

‘American Idol’ Recap: Eliminated ‘Idol’ Performs Powerful Original Song

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The Top 4 was cut down to the Top 3 on the May 8 episode of ‘American Idol’, and America is thisclose to crowning its newest winner! Find out who got the axe in our full recap below!

Guys. You guys. American Idol Season 13 is almost over! On the May 8 episode, another Idol hopeful bit the dust, and we’ll give you a hint — it was someone who has performed an original song on the show in the past. It was sad to see them leave, but their send-off was powerful. Read on for our full recap and tell us if you’re sad to see this latest contestant go! Click here to read more

May 8th, 2014

Jena Irene: Jennifer Lopez ‘Smelled Really Good’ When She Kissed Me

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It looks Jena Irene locked down the win for herself on the May 7 episode of ‘American Idol’ — her performance of ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’ was so amazing that Jennifer Lopez just had to kiss her! After the show, Jena Irene told HollywoodLife.com that J.Lo ‘smelled really good.’

Jena Irene totally brought down the house on the May 7 episode of American Idol! In the second-to-last performance of the night, Jena sang Elvis Presley‘s “Can’t Help Falling In Love” so beautifully and emotionally that Jennifer Lopez ran onto the stage after her performance to give her a kiss on the cheek and a big hug! HollywoodLife.com caught up with Jena after the show and she answered the question before we could even ask it, telling us that yes, Jennifer “smelled really good.” Just what we expected — and hoped — to hear! Read on for the rest of our interview with Jena and for more deets on what it’s like to get a hug from J.Lo! You know you wanna know.
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