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'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: Top 12 Go 'Home'

It's the second week of live shows on American Idol, and to further get fans to know the contestants, producers picked the theme of "Home," which basically means the singers can choose anything they have a vocal connection to.

'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: Kristen O'Connor Goes Home

For once, one of American Idol's weakest singers actually went home on the first night of the show. After season 13's inaugural live show Wednesday night (Feb. 26), the top 13 was whittled down to 12 and wildcard pick Kristen O'Connor was sent ...

'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: 'This Is Me' Live Show

American Idol has gone live. On Wednesday night (Feb. 26), the musical reality show mainstay moved on from auditions and Hollywood Week to the real meat: the live competition. In a season with semi-elusive contestants, Idol produces chose this week's ...

American Idol Season 13 Recap: Top 13 Includes Show's Strongest Singers... and Kristen O'Connor

Welp, American Idol's Top 13 is here. After thousands of singers tried out over weeks of auditions and cuts, the supposed best of the best has been announced and will move on to next week's first official proper live show. Thursday night (Feb. 20), ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: Top 5 Performances From Hollywood Week Finals and Top 30 Thoughts

This was it: the final show before American Idol goes live next week. Tonight (Feb. 13) viewers found out which contestants actually made it to the highly coveted live shows, and there were (of course) a few twists thrown in for good measure (see: ...

'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: 5 Best Solo Turns from Top 30 Performers in Hollywood

American Idol is inching ever closer to its weekly live shows and the talent is getting more raw and more undeniable. Last week started Hollywood off right with some instant solo cuts and the always insane group rounds, so tonight's episode (Feb. 12) ...

American Idol Season 13 Recap: 5 Best Performances From Super Entertaining Group Night

It was group night on season 13 of American Idol, with all the drama that comes with individual singers in an individual competition being forced to come together. Love it or hate it, group night is one of the more fascinating episodes of each Idol ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: 5 Best Performances From Hollywood Week

It was a transitional night on Feb. 5 for American Idol as season 13 moved past the audition process and looked toward the eventual live shows... a.k.a., it's mother flippin' Hollywood Week.

'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: 5 Best Auditions From Mediocre Omaha Showcase

You would think American Idol would want to lead its viewers into its 13th Hollywood week of a struggling series with the best round of auditions ever, right? After last week's stellar showings with some of the best Idol talent in years from Detroit ...

American Idol Season 13 Recap: 5 Best Performances From Salt Lake City's Soulful Center

As the show is apt to do this season, the two-hour SLC episode started and ended with some of the strongest auditions, but there was plenty of meaty material in between. Let's move away from the pretense of things and just did right into the top five ...

'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: 5 Best Performances From Atlanta

It was time for "American Idol" to go to the Dirty South tonight (Jan. 23), with the Atlanta auditions. The show oddly began with some Radiohead and a wake-up call from Ryan Seacrest's mama Connie, but soon it was back to the races as usual with some ...

'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: 5 Best Performances From Detroit

It's week two for the 13th season of American Idol, and this week judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. took Detroit by storm to potentially find the next pop sensation in the city of Motown.

American Idol Season 13 Recap: Rick Rolls and Weird Production

It may be unlucky No. 13 for this season of "American Idol" ratings-wise, but that doesn't mean the show can't still find some raw talent. After last night's premiere, tonight (Jan. 16) found the reality talent show back in Austin and in San ...

American Idol Season 13 Premiere Recap

After a tumultuous season 12, with infighting between judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey making bigger headlines than any of the singers on the show, American Idol made some big changes for its season 13 premiere on Jan. 15. Most notably, Jennifer ...

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