American Idol

Kellyanne Conway's Daughter Auditions For "American Idol"

President Donald Trump's former counselor's daughter Claudia is letting her voice be heard. See her behind-the-scenes experience at the competition show!

November 17, 2020

Kellyanne Conway's Daughter and TikTok Star Claudia Conway Auditions for American Idol

Claudia Conway, daughter of President Donald Trump's former counselor Kellyanne, revealed she's auditioned for American Idol.

November 17, 2020

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American Idol Alum Nikki McKibbin Dead at 42

Texas singer Nikki McKibbin, an American Idol season one finalist, has died. She was 42. Find out more about her life and legacy.

November 1, 2020

Kelly Clarkson's Cover of Harry Styles' "Watermelon Sugar" Will Have You Dancing Into the Weekend

During a karaoke session on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Kelly Clarkson took on Harry Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar.” Keep scrolling to watch the amazing performance.

October 23, 2020

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Why Katy Perry and Lionel Richie Are So "Inspired" By American Idol's 2020 PCAs Nomination

The popular reality series is up for the Competition Show of 2020 award at this years People's Choice Awards. See their sweet reaction!

October 12, 2020

"American Idol" Judges Thank the People for PCAs Nom

Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan encourage fans to vote for them to win Competition Show of 2020 at E! People's Choice Awards. Watch!

October 12, 2020

American Idol's Bobby Bones Is Engaged to Girlfriend Caitlin Parker

Bobby Bones popped the question to Caitlin Parker at their backyard barn in Nashville. Learn more about the radio star and American Idol mentor's proposal here.

October 12, 2020

Katy Perry Returns to Work on American Idol After Giving Birth to Baby Girl Daisy

Almost two months after giving birth, Katy Perry returned to work on American Idol. Keep scrolling to see what she can’t leave home without!

October 9, 2020

American Idol Alum Casey Goode Says Newborn Son Tested Positive for Coronavirus

American Idol season eight star Casey Goode, also known as Quigely, took to Instagram to announce that her newborn son, Maximilian, tested positive for coronavirus. Read her message.

October 5, 2020

Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Ryan Seacrest Will Return to American Idol

ABC announced that American Idol judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie will return for another season alongside host Ryan Seacrest.

August 19, 2020

American Idol Alums Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Are Expecting Their First Child

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner announced the special news that they're having a baby! Read more to find out their baby's gender.

August 16, 2020

American Idol Will Hold Virtual Auditions in All 50 States For Season 19 Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, American Idol is about to launch Idol Across America, a virtual audition tour that will span all 50 U.S. states, beginning August 10

July 31, 2020

American Idol's Chris Sligh Diagnosed With Pneumonia After Testing Positive for Coronavirus

"I was told I had bilateral pneumonia, and I'm at home recovering," Chris Sligh, who competed on the sixth season of American Idol told E! News in a statement

July 8, 2020

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Lionel Richie Shares Parenting Advice for Pregnant Katy Perry

Lionel Richie gave Katy Perry some hilarious parenting advice during their exclusive interview with E! News' Lilliana Vazquez as they discussed American Idol's finale episode.

May 18, 2020

Ryan Seacrest's Rep Responds to Concerns He Suffered a Stroke During American Idol Finale

Ryan Seacrest's rep is addressing concern from fans after Sunday's American Idol finale. Click here to get the details on the host's health.

May 18, 2020

"American Idol" Judges Talk Season 18 Virtual Finale

Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan and Katy Perry detail their huge virtual finale. Plus, hear how Katy is handling pregnancy while doing it all. Watch!

May 18, 2020

American Idol Winner Just Sam on the History-Making At-Home Victory: "This Is Life-Changing"

American Idol crowned its season three winner with the first-ever remote finale.

May 18, 2020

Watch Pregnant Katy Perry Perform "Daisies" for the First Time on American Idol Finale

Katy Perry treated American Idol fans to an exciting performance of her new single "Daisies" during Sunday's finale episode. Watch it here.

May 18, 2020

American Idol Renewed for Season 4—Will There Be a Judges Shakeup?

ABC has ordered a fourth season of the American Idol revival.

May 15, 2020

American Idol's First-Ever Remote Finale Will Include "We Are the World" Performance

American Idol veterans, Cynthia Erivo and more will take part in the May 17 finale.

May 11, 2020