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VIDEO: American Idols Go To Disney World
All seven American Idols descend on Disney’s Hollywood Studios for The American Idol Experience opening held Thursday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. It’s the first time the winning superstars have ever been together! It’s certainly a cause for celebration: Carrie Underwood and David Cook duet on Fleetwood Mac’s Go Your Own Way during the show, Read More
AI Tour Tix to Go on Sale
American Idol may be almost over, but the American Idol tour is just beginning! Tickets for the three-month summer tour will go on sale on Saturday, AI mastermind Simon Fuller and AEG Live announced. Slated to kick off July 1 in Glendale, Ariz., this season’s cream of the crop will make more than 50 stops Read More
Idol: What You Didn't See...
David Cook flirted with Paula Abdul, a stroke of luck saved (some of) Jason Castro’s blushes, and the Idol staff flip-flop on swaying. Here’s what you didn’t see from last night’s Rock n Roll Hall of Fame-themed show. Guns N’ Roses star Slash was roaming around the parking lot outside the Idol set before the Read More
OK! Interview: Brooke White
When Brooke White talks about her musical style, she uses the word ‘organic’ a lot. And the rough edges of her performance — the little hiccups in one or two of her songs — are part of the Brooke charm that got her all the way to fifth place in American Idol. She talked OK! Read More
Carly And Michael To Duet!
This weekend, the victims of this year’s most controversial Idol eliminations are going to be united on stage. It has just been announced that Carly Smithson and Michael Johns, who both got the boot earlier than many AI fans expected, are going to duet on the Ellen DeGeneres show. There was uproar when Michael, 29, Read More
Carly's Teri Hatcher Moment
I’m good for two or three votes when I like someone on American Idol. But I got nothing on Teri Hatcher. The Desperate Housewives star and Idol fanatic had her cell phone in overdrive for last week’s castoff, Carly Smithson. Thank goodness voting starts after 9 p.m.! “She came over and said to me, ‘I Read More
Carly Says Jason's Not As Sick As Feared
Jason Castro fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Carly Smithson says that reports about his illness have been over-exaggerated. The American Idol studios were inundated with gifts and get-well messages last week after rumors spread that the 20-year-old finalist was suffering from exhaustion and a fever. But Carly, known as the designated ‘mom’ among Read More
OK! Interview: Carly Smithson
When Carly Smithson’s dreams of being a pop star were dashed as a teenager, it hurt her so badly that she decided to shut show business out of her life altogether. Now that a career in music is within reach once again, she says that this time, nothing is going to make her leave it Read More
'Jason Deserved To Go Home,' Says Exec
It isn’t just Carly Smithson who thinks she got the boot because popularity is more important than performance on American Idol. The show’s executive producer agrees with her, too. The Irish singer has said that she thinks the guys’ female fans are making it hard for the girls to progress in the competition this year, Read More
'Castro Should Have Gone,' Says Exec
The Idols Get Shirty
Carly: 'Idol Guys Are Too Cute To Beat!'
There aren’t many girls who would complain about being surrounded by David Cook, Michael Johns, Jason Castro and David Archuleta every day. But Carly Smithson thinks that this year’s handsome crop of Idol guys was a curse for the girl contestants! In fact, the Irish finalist says that between Castro’s fluttering eyelashes and the bad Read More
Carly Smithson Says Goodbye to Idol
That legendary luck of the Irish was nowhere to be found Wednesday night, as Dublin native Carly Smithson became the latest shocking elimination from this season of American Idol. While the tattoed brunette, who had been among the early favorites to win the competition, managed to wow the judges with her rendition of Andrew Lloyd Read More
'Have a Little Respect,' Kellie Tells Idols
It seems the Idol veterans think that the kids just don’t have enough respect these days. First Carrie Underwood, and now Kellie Pickler, have said that these season seven whippersnappers have a little too much mouth when they’re in front of the judges. In the last couple of weeks Syesha Mercado and David Cook have Read More
Why Amanda kept her distance from her AI rivals
Right from her very first audition, Amanda Overmyer, with her biker-chick look and rip-saw rock ‘n’ roll vocal, made sure that she stood apart from the other season seven contestants. But today she revealed to OK! that it wasn’t just her music that made her the black (and blond) sheep in the American Idol flock. Read More
Sing Out!
It's Over for Amanda
Even well into its seventh season on TV, American Idol still never fails to provide surprises when it comes to eliminating finalists. And while it was no shock to AI fans who’ve tracked Amanda Overmyer‘s rocky path to the finals that the bluesy nurse from Indiana would be heading home, there was one member of Read More