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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

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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

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

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

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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 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

Luke Bryan, Kane Brown and Chris Stapleton Set to Headline Stagecoach 2023

Country music’s biggest festival of the year is coming back to Indio, Calif. See the full lineup for Stagecoach 2023, including performances from Old Dominion, Gabby Barrett and more.

September 12, 2022

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Why Luke Bryan's Sons Could Push the Country Singer to "Slow It Down"

In an exclusive interview with E! News, American Idol judge Luke Bryan explained how he tries to balance family and fatherhood with his Las Vegas residency and Farm Tour.

September 12, 2022

American Idol Crowns Season 20 Champion: Find Out Who Won

The American Idol season 20 finale saw Sara Bareilles, Michael Bublé, Ben Platt and more stars perform before crowning winner Noah Thompson.

May 23, 2022

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American Idol Contestants React to "Childhood Hero" Carrie Underwood Returning to the Show

We've got a hot one tonight! Carrie Underwood is heading back to American Idol. Check out what the Top 5 contestants had to say about it here!

May 9, 2022

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How Katy Perry Celebrated Her Second Mother's Day With Orlando Bloom and Daughter Daisy

American Idol judges Katy Perry and Luke Bryan revealed their Mother's Day surprises with E! News on the show's red carpet, and Lionel Richie shared his thoughts on daughter Sofia's engagement.

May 9, 2022

Get Tickets to 3,700+ Concerts for Just $25: Luke Bryan, Halsey, Wiz Khalifa, Shania Twain and More

Yes, you can really spend $25 to see John Legend, Shawn Mendes, Backstreet Boys, Machine Gun Kelly, and more artists in concert.

May 4, 2022

All the Must-See Moments From the American Idol Reunion

All of your favorite American Idol alums got together to celebrate 20 years of the iconic singing competition. Check out the best moments here!

May 3, 2022

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Derek Hough Steps In as Disney Night Mentor for American Idol

Derek Hough will be stepping in for Ben Platt as a mentor on American Idol's Disney Night. Brush off those mouse ears and get the exclusive details here!

April 28, 2022

Your American Idol Fan Favorites Are Returning for a Special Reunion Episode

The secreast's out! American Idol alums are returning to the stage on May 2. Get the details here!

April 4, 2022

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Watch Jordin Sparks Make An Emotional Return To American Idol

Season 6 American Idol winner Jordin Sparks is back where it all began, acting as a mentor for the show's historic 20th season. Watch this exclusive clip from the March 28 episode.

March 28, 2022

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Katy Perry and Luke Bryan Try Their Hands at Karaoke in This American Idol Sneak Peek

In this exclusive look at the March 20 episode of American Idol, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan try their respective hands at karaoke...with questionable results. Watch now!

March 18, 2022

ACM Awards 2022: See Every Star on the Red Carpet

The 2022 Academy of Country Music Awards has arrived and our favorite celebs showed up and showed out! Keep scrolling to check out all the red carpet looks.

March 8, 2022

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Katy Perry and Luke Bryan Collab on Cheesy Song In This American Idol Sneak Peek

The Idol judges get passionate about melted cheese in this exclusive clip. They've never been more relatable. Watch now!

March 4, 2022

Aretha Franklin's Granddaughter Auditioned for American Idol—And the Outcome May Shock You

Don’t expect Aretha Franklin’s granddaughter Grace Franklin to be just like her. As the teen said on American Idol, “I am my own artist. And I have my own voice.”

February 28, 2022