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Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez & Harry Connick, Jr. Covered Rihanna, Bruno Mars on ‘American Idol': Watch

Lopez, Connick Jr. and Urban shared the stage together for a performance of Rihanna’s “Diamonds” and Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven.”

05/14/2015

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‘American Idol’ Cancelled, Will End Next Year After 15th Season

There will be no more golden tickets.

05/11/2015

Phillip Phillips wins 'American Idol' in 2012. But at what cost? (Mark Davis/Getty Images)

How Phillip Phillips’ Lawsuit Will Expose and Change ‘American Idol’

American Idol likes to say they help make dreams come true, but according to Phillip Phillips, winning the show can be a real nightmare. But his suit could lead to real change for reality competitions.

01/28/2015

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Watch Dave Grohl Rag on ‘American Idol,’ Defend Bob Dylan on ’60 Minutes’

You might know Dave Grohl as the frontman of the Foo Fighters, but according to the former drummer, he’s just a dad who spends a lot of time shuttling his kids around in a mini-van. And when he’s not busy doing that, he plays a little music.

10/26/2014

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Interview: Jo Dee Messina On the Power of Kickstarter and New Album ‘Me’

The “Heads Carolina, Tails California” singer is back with her first album in nearly a decade, which she financed through Kickstarter. “I spent the first two weeks dodging bullets,” she said of the process. But for “every dollar that was donated, somebody got something.”

06/24/2014

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Phillip Phillips Willingly Takes the Backseat On ‘Behind the Light’

“I don’t like being in the center of attention of things. I let those guys shine and put their own personalities in the song.”

06/03/2014

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Porter Robinson Blasts the Chainsmokers for ‘American Idol’ Appearance

Porter Robinson went in hard on the dance duo after reading a series of tweets from them regarding the concept of “selling out.” Mat Zo and Knife Party have also weighed in.

05/20/2014

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Adam Lambert ‘Best Of’ Compilation Due in May

It’ll include some of his “American Idol” and “Glee” performances as well as songs from both of his albums.

04/29/2014

Keith Urban

Watch Keith Urban Give a Tour of His ‘Idol’ Trailer

The country star and ‘American Idol’ judge takes fans on a backstage tour of his trailer, where he loves to kick back and relax when not on set. And it’s unlike anything you’ve probably ever imagined. No, really.

04/15/2014

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Interview: Phillip Phillips Insists on Writing His Own Songs, Won’t Stay Folky

Radio.com hopped on the phone with him to talk about shedding his folk sound in favor or rock, vocal lilting and what all this touring has taught him about putting on a live show.

03/28/2014

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Keith Urban’s 2014 Raise ‘Em Up Tour Will Kick Off on July 12

Jerrod Niemann and Brett Eldredge will support Urban on the Raise ‘Em Up Tour, which features a new stage production and song list. See all the tour dates.

03/07/2014

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Clay Aiken Officially Announces He’s Running for Congress

The ‘American Idol’ runner-up officially announced yesterday (Feb. 4) that he is putting his entertainment career on hold to seek out the Democratic seat for Congress in his home state.

02/05/2014

Jennifer Lopez (Gomillion & Leupold for Capitol Music Group)

Jennifer Lopez Proves She’s Still Jenny From the Block in ‘Same Girl’ Video

Don’t be fooled by the rocks that Jennifer Lopez’s got, she’s still Jenny from the block, or as her latest single proclaims, she’s the same girl who used to hop on the 6 train from the Bronx.

01/30/2014

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‘American Idol’ Season 13 Premieres to Worst Ratings Yet, Despite New Judges

If the ratings of last night’s (Jan. 15) American Idol show us anything, it’s that after 13 seasons, America might not really care who their next Idol is.

01/16/2014

Keith Urban

Keith Urban Loves Lorde, Kanye West, Blood Orange and…Air Supply?

“I just [find] her magnetic on so many levels,” Urban says of “Royals” singer Lorde. “She has a lot of artistic depth and gravitas for someone at that age.”

12/20/2013

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