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'American Idol' renewed for season 14, announces audition cities and dates for 2014

Despite slipping ratings, FOX's dependable singing competition reality show American Idol will be coming back for a 14th season.

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: top 4 tackle love songs as Jena Irene shows power in quiet moments [VIDEOS]

American Idol explored all sides of love last night (May 7) as the top 4 took on make up and break up anthems. For the first time this season, each contestant took on three songs and notably improved throughout the night.

'American Idol' Season 13 spoilers: top 4 song list unveiled on Twitter, featuring Bon Jovi, Jason Mraz and more

It's Wednesday, and that means it's American Idol day. After Sam Woolf was finally sent home last week (despite producers attempts to save him), the field is narrowed down to just four contestants. This week, Jessica Meuse, Alex Preston, Caleb ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: top 5 stay on track with fan's choice songs as Jena Irene shines [VIDEOS]

Season 13 of American Idol trudges on, and this week the theme that allowed every contestant to more or less remain in his or her comfort zone was "Fan's Choice," where Twitter users picked songs using the hashtag #IdolRequest, and the top 5 picked ...

'American Idol' Season 13 spoilers: top 5 song list revealed on Twitter; includes Aerosmith, Lana Del Rey and more

Beware, ye. American Idol spoilers are below. Tonight (April 30), the top five contestants (Caleb Johnson, Jena Irene, Alex Preston, Sam Woolf and Jessica Meuse) will be performing songs chosen by the Idol viewers, and now the song list has appeared ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: Jessica Meuse and C.J. Harris refuse to come alive for top 6 rock and country night [VIDEOS]

American Idol got a little bit country and a little bit rock 'n' roll and a little bit of Grumpy Cat last night for its top six performances. For the first time, each of the remaining contestants performed two songs a piece. The first half of the ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: Dexter Roberts doesn't crack top 6 after being too darn generic

After weeks of getting lost in country songs that are bigger than himself, Alabama farmer Dexter Roberts was sent home last night on American Idol.

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: top 7 choice songs predictable as Jena Irene, Alex Preston break out [WATCH]

After two weeks in the top eight, American Idol is finally down to seven contestants this week and decided to let the remaining singers show their real stuff (yet again) with their own choice of song. Thus, the picks were pretty predictable and ...

American Idol Summer Tour will hit fewer dates during 2014

Plans were laid out last night for the annual American Idol Summer Tour. The series will be shorter than usual-probably due to less demand in recent years-but will still find its way around to 41 cities, opening on the East coast and working its way ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: Malaya Watson goes home after wasted Sam Woolf save [VIDEO]

Last week, American Idol used its one season save on Sam Woolf... a decision that was definitely going to have consequences when a more talented singer, before the top six, got the boot. And it only took one week for a big take down. Last night ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: Top 8 (again) time travel to the '80s, with Alex Preston, Caleb Johnson on top

With past Idol favorite David Cook as this week's mentor, the cream of this year's crop rose to the top with some super solid performances. As this point, though, we know who is going to be consistently good and who's going to be a little shaky. So, ...

'American Idol' season 13 commentary: judges use save on Sam Woolf... was it the right decision? [VIDEO]

The Top 8 on American Idol remain intact, though they're much less safe than before. For the third week in a row, last night 17-year-old Floridian babyface Sam Woolf found himself in the dreaded Idol bottom three, but this week, he was spared from ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: Top 9 show growth during rock-themed week as Caleb Johnson nails Led Zeppelin

"I'm with the band!" is something each of the American Idol season 13 contestants have had to say before they were plucked from obscurity, thus, it is the theme of the top 9 week this year. A month into the Hollywood rounds, none of these performers ...

UPDATE: New York Mag's Pop Critic Jody Rosen Responds with Shelfie to Tongue-Tied Ted Gioa's Daily Beast Column

UPDATE: Like ex-SPIN scribe Charles Aaron tweeted at the start of the fracas, the best way to get another critic to recognize your work is to simply slag them off. And so, Jody Rosen of New York magazine's Vulture blog did just that...with a shelfie. ...

'American Idol' Season 13 recap: MK Nobilette (finally) goes home after flubbing P!nk's 'Perfect'

Last night, the Top 10 contestants on American Idol continued to try and prove themselves by tackling some of the biggest hits. After some really solid performances (and some less than awesome performances), it was finally an Idol goodbye to MK ...

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