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will.i.am Developing “American Idol For Young Wizards”

Would you watch the reality show he calls “great TV and great for society?”

09/25/2012

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Kelly Clarkson Is Leaving Texas For Tennessee

The American Idol winner is selling her Texas home and moving to Nashville fulltime. “I do love pop music,” she says, but “I think I have more of a Southern mentality.”

09/20/2012

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Nicki Minaj & Mariah Carey Deny ‘American Idol’ Judges Feud, Darling

When pressed further about the feuding that’s been reported Mariah jumped in, saying “How we gonna feud in two days?”

09/19/2012

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5 Musical Icons We’d Like To See Judge ‘American Idol’

The current rumor involves quite the eclectic mix of genres: the already-confirmed Mariah Carey, rapper Nicki Minaj, country star Keith Urban, and Idol staple Randy Jackson. But what about the icons here? We’ve got a few ideas.

09/14/2012

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Style Evolution: Jennifer Hudson Goes From ‘Idol’ Cast-Off to Hollywood Starlet

In honor of Jennifer Hudson’s 31st birthday, we take a look back at her style evolution from ‘American Idol’ cast-off to Hollywood starlet.

09/12/2012

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Randy Jackson On “American Idol” And His Type II Diabetes Diagnosis

The judge raves about AI, calling it an “amazing, amazing show.”

09/11/2012

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Jennifer Hudson Admits Plastic Surgery To Oprah

Jennifer Hudson joined Oprah on her couch last night (September 9) to talk about her fiancé, the tragic loss of her mom and her career. But she also revealed a few things about her body.

09/10/2012

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From Georgia To Hollywood: American Idol Phillip Phillips’ Journey “Home”

The winner reveals the support he’s been given from former Idol contestants.

09/06/2012

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Randy Jackson Is “Done” But “Not Done” With American Idol

After eleven seasons with American Idol it looks like Randy Jackson, one of the original judges on the show, is calling it quits… Or is he?

08/31/2012

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‘American Idol’ Wants Nicki Minaj, But What Does Mariah Want?

According to reports, Nicki Minaj is Idol’s pick for the open judges position, but Mariah might have some other ideas.

08/21/2012

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Nicki Minaj Reportedly In Talks To Join “American Idol,” Hilarity Ensues

Nicki Minaj is reportedly in talks to become the next judge on American Idol. While there is no official word, the internet machine has gone into overdrive trying to compute what a Minaj judgeship would mean for fans and contestants alike.

08/21/2012

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Kelly Clarkson Talks Mariah, Helping Her ‘Duet’ Partners and Football

The ‘American Idol’ winner raves about the show’s newest judge, staying in touch with her ‘Duets’ partners and how in the eyes of her football-loving family she’s finally hit the big time.

08/16/2012

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Jordin Sparks Shares Her Thoughts On Mariah Carey As ‘American Idol’ Judge

The AI alum reveals why she thinks Mariah will be a great judge.

08/16/2012

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Phillip Phillips Picks “Idol”s Perfect Steven Tyler Replacement

Tyler was a big fan of Phillips, predicting both his win and a career as an actor for the vulnerable Georgia native. But trying to choose the perfect replacement for Tyler wasn’t an easy task for Phillips.

08/08/2012

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‘Idol’ Winner Phillip Phillips Releases ‘Home’ Video, Gets a Sales Boost From Olympics

After becoming the unofficial theme song of the American women’s gymnastics team, Phillip Phillips’ “Home” is seeing a boost in sales.

08/03/2012

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Who Should Join Mariah on ‘Idol’?

‘American Idol’ is searching for a guy to join Mariah Carey on this upcoming season of the show. CBS Local takes a look at the rumored possibilities and asks fans to vote for their favorite.

08/02/2012

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Christina Aguilera Speaks Out On Mariah Carey And Britney Spears’ New TV Roles

This fall, the three singers are taking to the television screen to judge three reality singing competitions: American Idol, The Voice and X Factor.

07/30/2012

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Rumors Flying About Brad Paisley Being Considered For ‘Idol’ Judge

Rumors are flying that another country star is being “seriously considered” for the remaining vacant seat on the “American Idol” judging panel–and no, it’s apparently not Carrie Underwood.

07/26/2012

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Simon Cowell Weighs in on Mariah’s ‘Idol’ Role

Of course, Simon Cowell has something to say about Mariah Carey’s new gig on ‘Idol.’

07/25/2012

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Kelly Clarkson Gives Her Choice For New ‘Idol’ Judge

Kelly Clarkson thinks she knows who should be the next ‘American Idol’ judge and it definitely isn’t her.

07/24/2012

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Mariah Carey’s Got A New Gig, Song and Award

Yep, Mariah Carey’s the new ‘American Idol’ judge, but that’s not the only thing she’s got going on.

07/24/2012

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‘Idol’ Winner Lee DeWyze Says ‘I Do’

Only two years ago, Lee DeWyze was the newest winner of ‘American Idol.’ Now he’s a new husband.

07/23/2012

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“American Idol” Gets Incestous: Mariah Carey To Join Show With Manager Randy Jackson

Mariah pleased to be a judge, while veteran/MC’s manager Randy Jackson was involved in her negotiations.

07/23/2012

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Adam Lambert To Appear On “Pretty Little Liars”

Adam makes his acting debut in October and will play himself and perform on the show.

07/20/2012

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Colbie Caillat On Why She Won’t Join “American Idol” As Judge

The singer-songwriter admits she’s thought about being a judge but says she has plans to open an animal shelter instead. But she’s a huge JLo fan.

07/19/2012

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Aretha Franklin Calls Out Kathie Lee For ‘Idol’ Criticism, Host Apologizes

Aretha Franklin is demanding some R-E-S-P-E-C-T. The Queen of Soul is firing back at Kathie Lee Gifford, who questions whether the legend is too old for ‘American Idol.’

07/18/2012

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J.Lo Talks Marriage, Movies and Flash Mobs

Jennifer Lopez might have said bye, bye to ‘American Idol,’ but she’s still got a lot on her mind including marriage, movies and yes, flash mobs.

07/17/2012

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Charlie Sheen Wants ‘American Idol’ Judge Spot

Charlie Sheen’s name has been thrown around to take one of the judging positions on ‘American Idol.’ Now the ‘Anger Management’ star is addressing the rumors.

07/17/2012

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Pink Weighs In On Why She Won’t Join “American Idol”

If there were no Simon Cowell Pink says, “I would be the honest voice but people wouldn’t like it.”

07/17/2012

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‘Idol’ Shake Up: Who Will Take Over For J.Lo and Steven Tyler?

With both Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler saying goodbye to American Idol last week, we round up the rumored candidates who are competing to fill their shoes.

07/16/2012

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