American Idol

Why Simon Cowell Credits Kelly Clarkson With the Success of 'American Idol'

When “American Idol” first hit the airwaves in 2002, those involved with the show didn’t know exactly what to expect. The singing competition was inspired by the British show “Pop Idol,” but no one knew if the idea would take off in America. That all changed when Kelly Clarkson took the stage. The...
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Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie Officially Returning to 'American Idol'

The gang is getting back together. Katy Perry , Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie have all officially signed on for the next season of “American Idol.” Auditions had already been underway, but it wasn’t a done deal that the trio of stars would be back as judges. Bobby Bones is also returning as in-house...
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Katy Perry

You Can't Unsee Katy Perry Dressed as Ursula From 'The Little Mermaid'

A different type of "Teenage Dream"
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Katy Perry Confirms She is "Not Single" During 'American Idol' Finale

Sorry, guys! Katy Perry is officially off the market, and we’re PRETTY sure this means she’s back with Orlando Bloom.
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Katy Perry and Luke Bryan Attend Sunday Dinner at Lionel Richie’s House

Katy Perry invited herself along with Luke Bryan over to Lionel Richie's house for Sunday dinner. Luckily when the pop star asked him, Papa Lionel said yes.
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'American Idol' Renewed For Season 2

It looks like Luke Bryan , Katy Perry , and Lionel Richie will return to our television screens for Season 2 of ABC's American Idol . The judging panel announced the news today (May 4) via Twitter along with the host, Ryan Seacrest . According to The Hollywood Reporter , "Promising news for the...
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Katy Perry Says She's "Spoken for," Is She Back with Orlando Bloom?

"I'm sorry I have been spoken for and speak for myself," Perry said. "And I'm very happy."
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VOTE: Who Are You Rooting for in American Idol's Top 24?

American Idol announced their Top 24 contestants during last night's broadcast. So we were wondering: who are you rooting for? Sound off here!
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Recipient Of Katy Perry’s ‘American Idol’ On-Air Kiss Didn’t Like It

“I wanted to save it for my first relationship. I wanted it to be special.”
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Katy Perry Shocks ‘American Idol’ Contestant With First Kiss

By Hayden Wright Nineteen-year-old Benjamin Glaze got more than he bargained for when he appeared on American Idol. During his pre-performance interview, the Oklahoma native admitted he had never kissed a girl because he’d never been in a relationship. Related: Katy Perry Re-Meets Childhood Friend...
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