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Nigel Lythgoe Remembers Prince’s Surprise ‘American Idol’ Performance By

(photo: Reuters/Chris Pizzello) One of the most thrilling guest performances in American Idol history was when the late, great Prince showed up out of nowhere – almost as if in...

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So I Honored Prince by Singing ‘Kiss’ for the ‘Voice’ Coaches By

On Thursday, The Voice hosted a karaoke happy hour at Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktail in West Hollywood, at which journalists sang with a live band for charity while the...

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‘American Idol’ Winner Trent Harmon Talks ‘Voice’ Past, Musical Future By

On Thursday night, 25-year-old Mississippi farm boy Trent Harmon made history as the very last singer to win American Idol – an honor he earned with some of the best...

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Moments Like This: 11 ‘American Idol’ Finale Highlights By

American Idol alumni (from left) Caleb Johnson, Constantine Maroulis, Chris Daughtry, and James Durbin perform on the series finale. (Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) And so, it’s all over. Kieran has...

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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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