American Idol

Caleb Kennedy Compares Pressure of American Idol to Slap in the Face After Controversial Exit

Caleb Kennedy’s American Idol journey was cut short after a video of him next to someone dressed in a white hood circulated online. See what the teen said of his experience.

June 29, 2021

American Idol’s David Archuleta Shares How Mormon Church Leaders Reacted to His Coming Out

In an interview with Good Morning America, David Archuleta said he feels “so much relief” after publicly opening up about his sexuality and detailed how fellow church members embraced the news.

June 23, 2021

American Idol Alum David Archuleta Comes Out as Member of the LGBTQIA+ Community

David Archuleta took to Instagram to open up about his sexuality and how he fits into the LGBTQIA+ community.

June 12, 2021

Update!

American Idol's Avalon Young Undergoes 2nd Surgery Amid Brain Cancer Battle

Earlier this year, American Idol's Avalon Young had a 16-hour surgery to remove a peach-size tumor from her brain. And on May 27, she had a second procedure.

May 28, 2021

American Idol Crowns a Winner After Turbulent Season 19

After a rocky season 19, American Idol picked its latest winner during the finale on May 23. Find out whether the title belongs to Chayce Beckham, Grace Kinstler or Willie Spence.

May 24, 2021

Katy Perry Debuts Dramatic Hair Transformation for American Idol Finale

Katy Perry showed off her latest new look on May 23, just in time for the American Idol season finale. See the striking footage, here.

May 24, 2021

Caleb Kennedy Departs American Idol After Offensive Video Surfaces

Caleb Kennedy is leaving American Idol after an offensive video of him spread on social media. The 16 year old said in a statement, "I know this has hurt and disappointed a lot of people."

May 12, 2021

Katy Perry Shuts Down Luke Bryan for Telling Her to "Do Something" About Her Leg Hair

Katy Perry shared footage on May 9 of herself firing back after Luke Bryan told her on the American Idol set to "do something" about her leg hair. Take a look, here.

May 10, 2021

Katy Perry's Magical Transformation Into Tinkerbell

The "American Idol" judge looks unrecognizable in her Tinkerbell outfit for a special Disney-themed episode. See Katy's bleached eyebrows.

May 3, 2021

Katy Perry Is Unrecognizable With Bleached Eyebrows as She Transforms Into Tinkerbell

Katy Perry took to Instagram to show off her Disney-themed Tinkerbell outfit for American Idol, which included bleached eyebrows! Scroll on to see the jaw-dropping transformation.

May 3, 2021

Wyatt Pike Drops Song "Friday Nights" After Shocking American Idol Exit

After dropping out of American Idol, former contestant Wyatt Pike delighted fans with song "Friday Nights." Scroll on for the video.

April 20, 2021

Luke Bryan's Wife Caroline Addresses Rumor That a "Fight" Caused Wyatt Pike's American Idol Exit

Luke Bryan's wife Caroline set the record straight after fan accounts speculated the American Idol judge was the reason for Wyatt Pike's sudden departure last week.

April 19, 2021

Wyatt Pike Breaks His Silence After Unexpected American Idol Exit

Wyatt Pike took to Instagram to inform fans why he will no longer appear on American Idol. Scroll to see his message.

April 14, 2021

Exclusive

Watch Katy Perry Gush Over "Beautiful Girl" Daisy Dove

American Idol judge Katy Perry welcomed daughter Daisy Dove Bloom in August 2020, just weeks before filming the reality singing competition series.

April 13, 2021

"American Idol" Fans Shocked After Wyatt Pike's Sudden Exit

Why did Wyatt Pike leave "AI"? Fans are confused after the singer suddenly drops out of the competition with no explanation. Get the details on why Wyatt bowed out.

April 13, 2021

American Idol Fans Shocked After Wyatt Pike Suddenly Drops Out of Competition

Why did contestant Wyatt Pike leave American Idol? That's the question viewers are asking after the singer suddenly dropped out of the competition series with no explanation.

April 13, 2021

Watch Katy Perry Clarify That She Wasn't "Farting" During American Idol

Katy Perry offered an odd disclaimer via social media on April 12 to let fans know that if they thought she was "farting" during American Idol, they were mistaken.

April 13, 2021

Paula Abdul Is Returning to American Idol While Luke Bryan Recovers From COVID-19

While Luke Bryan rests and recovers from COVID, Paula Abdul will return to American Idol for the first time since its move to ABC.

April 12, 2021

Only Katy Perry Could Look Glamorous While Posing on the Toilet

No runway, no problem! Katy Perry modeled her sexy Alexander McQueen dress in the...American Idol bathroom—and looked darn good. Take a look for yourself!

April 6, 2021

Katy Perry Offers Proof She Quit Shaving Her Legs Since Giving Birth in Viral American Idol Clip

Katy Perry propped her supposedly unshaven legs up on the American Idol judges' table on April 4 as part of an unconventional method for praising a contestant.

April 5, 2021

Luke Bryan Injured After Fishing Hook Goes Through His Finger

Luke Bryan has a wild story after he accidentally hooked his own thumb on a fishing expedition. "I ruined the fishing trip," he explained on his Instagram Story on Tuesday, March 30.

March 31, 2021

Josh Gad Makes Heartwarming Offer After American Idol Contestant's Shocking Elimination

After singer-songwriter Murphy was cut from American Idol, Josh Gad took to Twitter to make him an offer. Scroll on for the sweet exchange.

March 30, 2021