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January 7th, 2016

Clay Aiken V. ‘American Idol’: Why He’s Still ‘Welcome’ On Last Season After Mean Tweets

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It looks like Clay Aiken’s catty outburst on Twitter during the ‘American Idol’ premiere on Jan. 6 didn’t burn any bridges. A source told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that the season 2 runner-up is still ‘welcome’ on the show. Here’s why.

Wow. Even after former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken, 37, totally ripped the show during the premiere of it’s farewell season, a source is EXCLUSIVELY telling HollywoodLife.com he’s still being asked to participate. Find out why he’s still “welcome” here!
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January 6th, 2016

Clay Aiken Slams ‘American Idol’ Premiere: ‘I’ve Watched Root Canals More Entertaining’

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Tell us how you really feel, Clay Aiken! The former ‘American Idol’ contestant ripped the show a new butthole when he brutally dissed the reality series in a number of tweets during the premiere on Jan. 6. To see what Clay had to say, keep reading!

Clay Aiken may have been included in the audition rounds on the Jan. 6 premiere of American Idol, but after his brutal Twitter attack on the show, we can almost guarantee he won’t be asked to appear on the finale later this season. The Season 2 runner-up went HAM on Idol in a series of tweets, claiming he’s “watched root canals more entertaining.”
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January 6th, 2016

‘American Idol’ Premiere: Harry Connick Jr. Gets Handcuffed By A Contestant

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The world’s best singing competition is back, for one last time! In the 15th and final season premiere of ‘American Idol’, there’s the usual batch of amazing singers mixed with awful yodelers, but one contestant does the unexpected and ‘arrests’ judge Harry Connick Jr.!

American Idol season 15 is shaping up to be its best yet! In the Jan. 6 episode, returning judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. are ready to listen to America’s best unknown singers, and they get what they asked for. They travel to Atlanta, GA and Denver, CO to search out the talent, and shenanigans ensure!
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January 6th, 2016

Jennifer Lopez’s 3 Stunning Hair & Makeup Looks For ‘American Idol’ Premiere

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The final season of ‘American Idol’ starts tonight, and if Jennifer Lopez’s beauty looks are anything to go by, it’s a must-watch. With three completely different beauty combos, JLo sported everything from retro waves to a sleek bun with the makeup option to match. Keep reading for more on her looks!

Jennifer Lopez, 46, kicked the 15th (and final) season of Fox’s American Idol off with a bang. The singer and actress, who serves as a judge on the show alongside Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr., served up several beauty looks for the pre-taped auditions.
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January 6th, 2016

Harry Connick Jr. Not Convinced This Is The Final Season Of ‘American Idol’

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‘American Idol’ The Farewell Season begins on Jan. 6, but will it really be the end of the reality show? Will we really say goodbye to Ryan, JLo, Harry and Keith?

After 15 seasons, American Idol is officially signing off. It’s launched the careers of Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson and dozens more, and many agree — it’s time to end. However, judge Harry Connick Jr. spoke to HollywoodLife.com exclusively before the premiere and revealed that he’s not completely convinced it’s the real end for the show.
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January 5th, 2016

Ryan Seacrest Disses Kelly Clarkson: Carrie Underwood’s The Best ‘American Idol’

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Uh oh! Ryan Seacrest officially stated who he thinks is the greatest ‘American Idol’  winner of all time, and while doing so, he threw major shade at Kelly Clarkson. During an appearance on ‘Today,’ Ryan said Carrie Underwood is the ‘biggest talent’ to come from the reality series.

Ryan Seacrest, 41, admitted to the ladies of the Today show on Jan. 5 that he thinks Carrie Underwood, 32, is American Idol‘s greatest success. Could this mean that Ryan just dissed original winner Kelly Clarkson, 33? The host certainly didn’t hold back with his opinion — see more details below!
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December 23rd, 2015

Kanye West On ‘Idol’: Very Pregnant Kim Kardashian Gets Anxious During Audition — Watch

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The final season of ‘American Idol’ is going out with a bang! We told you Kanye West will audition for Hollywood, but Fox just released a new teaser that shows a very pregnant Kim Kardashian waiting outside the door for her hubby and it’s super cute. Watch here!

“It’s YEEZY season!,” Kim Kardashian tweeted on Dec. 22 promoting American Idols final season with a video of her hubby Kanye West‘s audition. In it, he introduces himself to the judges, saying “My name is Kanye, I’m from the south side of Chicago.” Watch the adorable video, which also features Kim waiting outside the doors showing her support along side Ryan Seacrest.
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November 30th, 2015

Kanye West Auditions For ‘American Idol’ In New Final Season Promo — Watch

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Yeezy’s going to Hollywood! In a brand-new promo for the final season of ‘American Idol,’ Kanye West shows up in front of the judges for an audition. Click to WATCH!

The final season of American Idol is going to be one to remember! A new teaser for the show has just been released, and it features Kanye West! News broke in Oct. 2015 that the rapper, 38, surprised the judges during filming, and now we’re getting a new glimpse at his audition.
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November 6th, 2015

Miranda Lambert Planning Guest Stint On ‘American Idol’ To Hurt Blake Shelton

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Miranda Lambert might have found a way to get back at Blake Shelton for revealing his romance with Gwen Stefani right before the CMAs. HollywoodLife.com has learned EXCLUSIVELY she’s planning a guest appearance on ‘American Idol’ so she can hurt his rival show ‘The Voice.’

Miranda Lambert, 31, has some big plans in store to help get back at her ex-husband Blake Shelton, 39, for stepping out with new girlfriend Gwen Stefani, 46, right after her big win at the CMAs. She’s hoping to appear on the upcoming season of American Idol, which would be an total diss and both Blake and Gwen, who fell for each other while judging on NBC’s hit competitor The Voice. HollywoodLife.com has the EXCLUSIVE details on Miranda’s big plans!
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October 12th, 2015

Katie Stevens On Life After ‘American Idol’ Elimination: ‘You’re On Your Own’

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What is life like after being on ‘American Idol’? According to Katie Stevens, it’s not easy! Katie reflected on her ‘Idol’ days when she stopped by the HollywoodLife podcast and revealed that once she was eliminated, the show didn’t help her career take off — she was totally on her own!

Before Katie Stevens, 22, was cast as Karma on MTV’s Faking It, she competed on American Idol at just 16 years old! Despite her amazing accomplishment at such a young age, Katie isn’t afraid to admit that she struggled a bit after getting eliminated. While her career is doing amazing now, Katie really had to fend for herself once she left the Idol stage! Take a listen to the HollywoodLife podcast to hear exactly what Katie said about her post-Idol life!
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October 11th, 2015

Kanye West Raps ‘Gold Digger’ At His ‘American Idol’ Audition — Watch

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This is incredible! Kanye West surprised everyone by showing up to the ‘American Idol’ auditions, and now there’s a video of his epic fake audition. Click to WATCH!

We should have guessed Kanye West, 38, would rap “Gold Digger” for his American Idol surprise audition. The Yeezus rapper showed up to the San Francisco auditions and laid down the rap that had Jennifer Lopez, 46, jamming in her seat.

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October 11th, 2015

Kanye West Surprises ‘American Idol’ Judges By Auditioning For The Show — Pic

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Kanye West wants to be the next ‘American Idol!’ He surprised the ‘American Idol’ judges with an appearance at the San Francisco auditions with hilarious consequences. Get all the details here!

He’s done this before! Kanye West, 38, proved he’s game for laughs when he showed up unexpectedly in front of the judges on American Idol to audition for the hit reality TV show in San Francisco, Calif., on Oct. 10. Well played, Kanye!

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