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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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J. Lo Makes it Official, She’s Leaving ‘Idol’

Jenny’s officially off the block. The singer announces she’s leaving ‘American Idol.’

07/13/2012

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Steven Tyler To “Let Go Of My Mistress ‘American Idol’ Before She Boils My Rabbit”

“After some long…hard…thoughts…I’ve decided it’s time for me to let go of my mistress American Idol before she boils my rabbit.” – Steven Tyler

07/12/2012

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Jennifer Lopez on ‘Idol’ Future: “Maybe It’s Time For Me To Go”

For months, fans have been speculating whether Jennifer Lopez will say goodbye to ‘American Idol’ next season. And in a recent interview, the singer finally seems ready to make a decision.

07/12/2012

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5 Reasons We’d Like To See Adam Lambert As ‘American Idol’ Judge

Five reasons to convince producers to hire Adam Lambert full-time.

07/09/2012

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Adam Lambert Possible Judge For “American Idol” Season 12

Sources have reported that American Idol has been in talks with Adam Lambert, for over a month, to judge the 12th season of American Idol coming up next year.

07/09/2012

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Phillip Phillips Gears Up For A Busy Summer

As Phillip Phillips gears up for the upcoming ‘American Idol’ Tour, he reveals details about his debut album and his special All-Star performance.

07/05/2012

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Kelly Clarkson Becomes Top-Selling Idol With ‘Stronger’

Sorry Carrie Underwood, but there’s a new top Idol in town. The sales of Kelly Clarkson’s song, “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” just earned her the honor of best-selling single from a contestant on American Idol.

07/05/2012

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Jessica Sanchez Releasing Album, Possibly Heading to the Big Screen

Jessica Sanchez just signed a record deal and is getting ready to release her first album in October. But that’s not the only thing the young singer’s got planned post-Idol.

07/05/2012

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“American Idol” Highlights The Best of Season 11 With New Releases

From runner-up Jessica Sanchez’s take on the Whitney Houston classic, “I Will Always Love You” to Joshua Ledet’s show stopping performance of “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World,” it’s obvious season 11 of Idol had some major talent. To celebrate this fact, the show is releasing the best covers from the top 10 finalists, along with a few more recordings from your favorites among the top 5.

06/29/2012

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Casey Abrams Embraces ‘Idol’ Past On New Album

Casey Abrams talks to CBS Local about working with ‘American Idol’ judge Randy Jackson on his recently released debut album, his musical connection with ‘AI’ alum Haley Reinhart and shares his advice for this season’s Idol cast offs.

06/26/2012

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A Healthy Phillip Phillips Returns To The Stage

Phillip Phillips isn’t wasting any time after his recent kidney surgery. The newest American Idol is heading to our nation’s capital for his first post-show performance.

06/18/2012

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Phillip Phillips Has Surgery; Family Deals With Burglary

Phillip Phillips, season 11 winner of American Idol, was finally able to get the kidney surgery he needed and had delayed until after the finale of the show. And true to the work ethic fans are already familiar with, Idol’s version of Dave Matthews is already back to work in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, his family is dealing with some bad news from back home in Georgia.

06/14/2012

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Phillip Phillips Admits Newfound Celebrity Is “A Little Scary”

The newly crowned American Idol is still getting used to his quick plunge into fame. Phillip Phillips, 21, is already one of the singing competition’s most successful winners.

06/08/2012

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Phillip Phillips On Idol Win: “I Feel So Blessed To Have This All Happen”

Fresh off his American Idol win, Phillip Phillips found a few moments to call into Mix 104.1/Boston and discussed life after Idol.

06/07/2012

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Carrie Underwood As An American Idol Judge? “I Would Cry!”

It’s a great year for Carrie Underwood, whose new album Blown Away has been at the top of the charts four weeks in a row. The American Idol winner and country superstar talked toThe New 103.7/Charlotte to chat about her success and the possibility of being an American Idol judge; she even spills an embarrassing story about husband Mike Fisher.

06/05/2012

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