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Simon Cowell: ‘American Idol’ Was a ‘Fun Moment in Time’ By

Simon Cowell is about to return to U.S. airwaves on America’s Got Talent – his first Stateside judging job since The X Factor USA went off the air in 2013...

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20 TV Talent Shows That Exist Because of ‘American Idol’ By

(American Idol circa Season 1, 2002. Photo: Fox) Back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, aspiring singers auditioned for Star Search. Nowadays, they just flock to YouTube and Vine. But no...

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The Top 40 ‘American Idol’ Performances of All time By

By now, you’ve surely heard the soul-shattering if not entirely surprising news that American Idol has been canceled. Season 15, wrapping this week, will be the long-running (and some might...

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The 30 Greatest ‘American Idol’ Auditions of All Time By

American Idol is about to end (sniff), and while we’re already down to the nitty gritty, for many viewers, the early audition process is their favorite part of any given...

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Randy Jackson on ‘American Idol’s’ End, Haters, and Why Iggy Pop Is ‘Idol’ Material By

Randy Jackson hasn’t been on American Idol for two years now, and he last sat behind the judging table in Season 12. But as an original member of the dream...

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Show Creator Simon Fuller on Why This May Not Be the End of ‘American Idol’ By

(Simon Fuller Jennifer Lopez on the Idol set. Photo: Getty Images) American Idol, incredibly, ends next week. Or does it? Maybe not, according to the show’s creator, Simon Fuller —...

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RuPaul on David Bowie, Natalie Cole, and 100 Episodes of ‘Drag Race’ Herstory By

This is a busy week for Sir RuPaul Charles — as he of course should always be known – with the RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 premiere (the groundbreaking reality...

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Ken Ehrlich, Nile Rodgers Reveal What to Expect From This Year’s Memorial-Heavy Grammys By

This year’s Grammys, airing Monday evening on CBS, may be the most tribute-heavy in the awards’ 58-year history, with segments dedicated to the late B.B. King, Natalie Cole, the Eagles’...

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Sharon Needles Strips Down for Yahoo Music Performance By

  All of these elements (except maybe Britney) are evident on Taxidermy, a darker, more personal, and more somber work that veers away from the campy, clubby sound of Sharon’s...

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‘The Voice’ Top 4 Interview: Barrett Baber Reveals Blake Shelton Duet, Talks ’90s Rock & Courtney Love By

The Voice Season 9 top four finalist Barrett Baber is the oldest contestant left on the show, and he was actually the only singer over age 30 in the entire...

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