American Idol

Katy Perry Reveals She's LEAVING 'American Idol' After 7 Seasons

Katy Perry announces that the upcoming 22nd season of ‘American Idol’ will be her last as a judge.

February 13, 2024

Katy Perry Is Leaving American Idol After 7 Seasons

Katy Perry announced the upcoming 22nd season of American Idol will be her last as a judge.

February 13, 2024

American Idol’s Lauren Alaina Marries Cam Arnold

American Idol alum Lauren Alaina announced that she and Cam Arnold married on Feb. 4 at the Symphony Center in downtown Nashville.

February 5, 2024

Jennifer Hudson & Common CONFIRM Their Romance in the Most Heartwarming Way

Jennifer Hudson and Common, who first sparked romance rumors in 2022, confirm their relationship during the Jan. 22 episode of ‘The Jennifer Hudson Show.’

January 22, 2024

Simon Cowell Shares ADORABLE Pics of Newest Family Member

‘America’s Got Talent’ judge Simon Cowell recently welcomed a puppy named Pebbles into his family, sharing sweet photos of his new addition on social media.

January 12, 2024

Nigel Lythgoe Exits So You Think You Can Dance Amid Paul Abdul Sexual Assault Lawsuit

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ co-creator and judge Nigel Lythgoe is stepping away from the Fox show after being sued for sexual assault by Paula Abdul.

January 5, 2024

Nigel Lythgoe Responds to Paula Abdul's Sexual Assault Allegations

Former American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe issued a statement in response to Paula Abdul's sexual assault lawsuit against him.

December 31, 2023

Paula Abdul Sues American Idol EP Nigel Lythgoe for Sexual Assault

Paula Abdul has filed a lawsuit against Nigel Lythgoe, accusing him of sexual assaulting during the time they worked together on American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance.

December 31, 2023

Paula Abdul Sues Nigel Lythgoe for Sexual Assault

Paula Abdul is suing famous television producer Nigel Lythgoe for sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender violence.

December 30, 2023

Katy Perry Opens Up About Her "Balanced Life"

E!'s Keltie Knight sat down with Katy Perry to talk about her busy year - from Las Vegas to spending time with Orlando Bloom and her daughter Daisy.

December 22, 2023

Exclusive

See Why the First American Idol Season 22 Teaser Is Music to Our Ears

E! News’ exclusive first look at American Idol season 22 shows judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan embarking on the singing competition’s hometown visits.

November 8, 2023

Tori Kelly Gives Update on Her Health After "Scary" Hospitalization

Nearly three months after singer Tori Kelly was hospitalized with blood clots, the American Idol alum shared how she’s doing on her recovery journey.

October 10, 2023

Kellie Pickler Shares Heartbreaking Message After Her Husband's Death

Six months after Kellie Pickler's husband Kyle Jacobs died by suicide, the singer shared an update on her journey with grief while thanking her supporters.

August 17, 2023

Katharine McPhee Reveals "Horrible" Family "Tragedy"

"American Idol" and "Smash" alum Katharine McPhee cancels Asia tour dates with husband David Foster amid family "tragedy"

August 11, 2023

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