American Idol

Lauren Aliana Details Her Battle With an Eating Disorder as a Teen on American Idol

American Idol alum Lauren Alaina recently revisited her time on the reality show and how online criticism exacerbated her eating disorder.

August 11, 2023

Will Katy Perry Return to American Idol After Last Season's Drama?

Katy Perry faced backlash multiple times in season 21 of "American Idol," including being booed and accused of mom-shaming. Find out if she'll be back for season 22!

July 25, 2023

Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan's American Idol Fate Revealed

Find out if American Idol judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan are returning for the ABC singing competition's upcoming 22nd season.

July 25, 2023

Luke Bryan Defends Katy Perry From Critics After American Idol Backlash

Luke Bryan recently addressed the criticism fellow American Idol judge Katy Perry faced from viewers during this past season of the singing competition series.

June 14, 2023

The Real Reason Kellyanne Conway's 18-Year-Old Daughter Claudia Joined Playboy

Former "American Idol" contestant Claudia says her decision has to do with "autonomy" and the ability to "reclaim" what she feels she was robbed of in a series of tweets. Take a look!

June 7, 2023

The Real Reason Kellyanne Conway's 18-Year-Old Daughter Claudia Joined Playboy

Kellyanne Conway's daughter Claudia, 18, detailed about her decision to pose for Playboy in a series of tweets.

June 6, 2023

American Idol Contestant Defends Katy Perry Against Bullying Accusations

Oliver Steele, who competed on the most recent 21st season of American Idol, is speaking up for show judge Katy Perry amid criticism of her behavior.

June 2, 2023

American Idol’s Just Sam Is Singing at Subway Stations Again 3 Years After Winning Show

American Idol’s season 18 winner Just Sam has returned to singing at subway stations because "I legit needed the money."

May 23, 2023


Would Lionel Richie Do a Reality Show With His Kids Sofia and Nicole? He Says...

American Idol judge Lionel Richie gets candid about whether he'd ever take center stage on a reality show featuring him and daughters, Sofia and Nicole Richie.

May 22, 2023


American Idol Singer Iam Tongi Reacts to "Crazy" Season 21 Win

After Iam Tongi was declared the winner of American Idol, the singer reflected on his victory in an exclusive interview with E! News.

May 22, 2023

Katy Perry REACTS to Iam Tongi's American Idol Win

Lionel Richie, Ryan Seacrest and Katy Perry give their candid thoughts on Iam Tongi's "American Idol" season 21 win. Plus, hear Ian's reaction!

May 22, 2023

Iam Tongi Wins American Idol Season 21

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest announced the competition's season 21 winner during the May 21 finale, which featured performances from judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.

May 22, 2023

Katharine McPhee Foster Recalls Meeting Husband David on American Idol

From competing on "American Idol" to potentially returning to "Smash" on Broadway, Katharine McPhee Foster dishes. Plus, scoop on her and David Foster's marriage.

May 11, 2023

Katy Perry Gets BOOED on "American Idol" for the First Time

Katy Perry gets backlash from the live audience while critiquing one contestant and her fellow judges jokingly love the haterade directed at her on "American Idol."

April 18, 2023

Why Katy Perry Got Booed on American Idol for the First Time in 6 Years

American Idol judge Katy Perry didn’t win over some fans with her critique of contestant Nutsa Buzaladze during the show’s April 17 episode.

April 18, 2023

Mystery American Idol Contestant Who Dropped Out Is REVEALED

"American Idol" fans are finally finding out the identity of a top 26 contestant that dropped out of the competition unexpectedly. Take a look!

April 18, 2023

Mystery American Idol Contestant Who Dropped Out of 2023 Competition Revealed

American Idol fans were left guessing after Ryan Seacrest revealed on April 17 that a contestant had dropped out of the competition. Now, the singer with a famous dad has come forward.

April 18, 2023

Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry Bond Over Their "Ugly Cry Face"

After Katy Perry posted a video of her “ugly cry face,” Kim Kardashian took to the comment section with a pretty comical response.

April 5, 2023

Katy Perry Encourages Mom She "Shamed" on American Idol Not to Quit

On the April 2 episode of American Idol, judge Katy Perry attempted to convince Sara Beth Liebe—whom previously called out for Katy "mom shaming" her—to stay in the competition.

April 3, 2023


American Idol Sneak Peek: Luke Bryan Uses Phone to Film Katy Perry's "Full Body Chills"

In an exclusive sneak peek of the April 3 episode of American Idol, a performance of Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now" had Katy Perry break out in goosebumps. See the evidence.

April 3, 2023

Katy Perry Accused of "Mom Shaming" on American Idol

Sara Beth Liebe is firing back on TikTok after Katy Perry made a joke about the 25-year-old already having three kids. Hear what Katy said to Sara Beth!

March 23, 2023

Katy Perry Gets Called Out By American Idol Contestant For "Mom Shaming"

After judge Katy Perry made a joke about a young American Idol hopeful already having three kids, the 25-year-old contestant fired back at Katy on TikTok. Find out what she said.

March 22, 2023

How an American Idol Contestant Used the Show to Get Revenge on a Classmate Who "Kanye'd" Her

On the March 12 episode of American Idol, contestant Amara Valerio had one heck of an audition story for judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie. Find out how Kanye West was involved.

March 14, 2023