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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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May 8th, 2014

Jennifer Lopez Drops The F-Bomb Again On American Idol — Watch

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J.Lo’s mouth has landed her into trouble again on ‘American Idol.’ The veteran singer was heard dropping the big f-bomb and it was all caught on tape during the May 7, American Idol show. Click to watch this hilarious mess up.

Jennifer Lopez, 44, slipped up again on American Idol and dropped the f-bomb. The slip of the tongue was caught on tape and you can see that J.Lo knew she had bitten off more than she could chew.
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May 7th, 2014

‘American Idol’ Recap: Jennifer Lopez Kisses Jena Irene After Performance

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On the May 7 episode of ‘American Idol’, the Top 4 performed three songs each for your votes! Only two weeks until the finale, and the competition is getting fierce.

The Top 4 performed three songs each on the May 7 episode of American Idol, and with the theme being “Love: Break-Ups/Make-Ups,” there were a lot of really amazing, heartfelt performances — like Caleb Johnson singing Bon Jovi! Which is something we can all agree is what he was made for. Furthermore, JLo got so worked up over Jena Irene’s performance that she kissed her on the cheek afterward! A step up from “goosies,” we’d say. Read on for our full recap!
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May 2nd, 2014

‘American Idol’ Contestants On Sam Woolf Elimination — ‘Dude, So Dumb’

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Sam Woolf was eliminated on the May 1 episode of ‘American Idol’, but not before a bizarre twist which almost kept him on the show. HollywoodLife.com caught up with Sam after his elimination, and he told us that he has no hard feelings about his elimination — but that he didn’t like how it went down, and nor did the other ‘Idols’!

It was bound to happen eventually. Sam Woolf was eliminated on the May 1 episode of American Idol. In a strange, unnecessary twist, Ryan Seacrest gave the remaining 5 contestants ballots to vote for the option of keeping everybody on the show for one more week and eliminating two the following week, or to eliminate one that night — as has been the case each night previously. The Idol hopefuls chose to eliminate one that night, which turned out to be Sam. HollywoodLife.com spoke to Sam after the show and while Sam doesn’t have any hard feelings about his elimination, he wasn’t thrilled with how it went down — and nor were the other contestants! Read on to find out what they had to say!
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May 1st, 2014

‘American Idol’ Elimination: A Fan Favorite Singer Is Sent Home

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‘American Idol’ is so close to crowning its winner, and that means another standout had to be sent home tonight on the May 1st elimination show. With just five contestants left, of course, it was a bittersweet send-off. Click to find out who was cut!

Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson, Jessica Meuse, Alex Preston and Sam Woolf all delivered amazing performances on Wednesday, April 30, but on Thursday, May 1, one American Idol singer had to leave the competition. With less than a month to go to the finale, one of America’s favorites was sent home. Keep reading to see whose journey ended tonight.
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May 1st, 2014

Jena Irene: Ariana Grande Told Me I Did A ‘Great Job’ On ‘American Idol’

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Jena Irene performed amazingly well — as always — on the April 30 episode of ‘American Idol’, and we’re not the only ones who thought so! Surprise guest Ariana Grande told Jena that she did ‘such a great job,’ which must have been so thrilling to hear from one established superstar to an aspiring one. Read the rest of our interview with Jena below!

Jena Irene is a clear frontrunner for the Idol win, but America’s votes can be so unpredictable that it’s a difficult thing to guarantee. However, what’s certain is that Jena has a bright music career ahead of her — even superstar Ariana Grande seems to think so! Ariana stopped by Idol on April 30 and while she was thoroughly distracted during some performances — such as Sam Woolf‘s — she was paying full attention to Jena’s performance of “My Body” by Young The Giant! In fact, Jena told HollywoodLife.com exclusively that Ariana thought that the Idol hopeful did “such a great job!” Read on for the rest of our interview with Jena.
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April 30th, 2014

‘American Idol’ Recap: Alex Preston Owns The Night With ‘Say Something’

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America’s Top 5 sang two songs each on the April 30 episode of ‘American Idol’, and the songs were viewers’ choice!

Everybody thinks that they would be sooo much better at choosing songs than the Idol hopefuls are, and on the April 30 episode, viewers got their chance to decide on what the Top 5 would sing. As one might imagine, some choices were more successful than others. Alex Preston, for example, totally killed it with his heartbreaking rendition of “Say Something” by A Great Big World, but his other song chosen by America did not go over nearly as well. Read on for our full recap and to find out how the Top 5 fared, and tell us who YOU’RE voting for!
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April 30th, 2014

Jennifer Lopez’s New Song ‘First Love’ Leaks From New Album — Listen

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Whoops! JLo’s new song ‘First Love’ has been leaked, but lucky for us, we love it! Click to LISTEN to Jennifer Lopez’s hot new single.

Fresh off of her last single “I Luh Ya Papi,” Jennifer Lopez is back to making music! The American Idol judge is making waves with her brand new dance hit “First Love,” which will be officially released on her upcoming untitled album.
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April 25th, 2014

‘American Idol': CJ Harris Saw His Elimination Coming — Interview

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While it may not have necessarily been a surprise to see ‘American Idol’ contestant CJ Harris get eliminated on the April 24 episode, it was definitely sad to see him go — his ex-competitors were even crying for him on the ‘Idol’ stage! Read on for EXCLUSIVE our elimination interview with CJ!

American Idol contestant CJ Harris was continually praised by Harry Connick Jr. for his ability to thoughtfully take in the judges’ criticism and to improve on his singing and his entertaining from week to week. However, he just wasn’t able to keep up with his fellow competitors in the Top 6, getting him eliminated on the April 24 episode. Keep reading to find out what CJ told HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY about whether he saw his elimination coming, what the queen herself, Jennifer Lopez, had to say to him upon his departure, and what he’ll be doing with his young son once they reunite!
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