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'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: 'This Is Me' Live Show Features Majesty Rose Rising, Malaya Watson Falling Flat

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 In Years... 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 10 Boys Show Up Girls With Good, Bad and Meh Performances

So, here we have it. American Idol's 13th incarnation's top 20 contestants. After last night's so-so turn from the apparent best of the best girls, on Wednesday (Feb. 19), judges Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban hand picked the top ...

'American Idol' Season 13 Recap: The Good, The Bad and The Meh from the Girls Top 10

American Idol has gone live and the first round went to the ladies on Tuesday night (Feb. 18). Fifteen women entered to the waiting room for the live audience stage, but only 10 got the chance to perform, yet another dramatic twist for Idol's 13th ...

UPDATE: 'Dancing With the Stars' Caves, Hires Ray Chew as New Musical Director

In a recent press release from ABC and BBC Worldwide Productions, the hit reality-television dance show Dancing With the Stars announced today that it will instate Ray Chew as the new Music Director of the show.

'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: Top 30 Contestants List

American Idol is chugging along, ever closer to the live shows. Wednesday night's (Feb. 12) episode saw the first round of contestants moving on to the next round of performances, itching for that audience vote. So, what singers were good enough to ...

Is 'American Idol' on its way out? Declining ratings, expensive production could see show in the way of 'The X Factor'

On Friday (Feb. 7), FOX announced that its second reality singing competition, The X Factor, would no longer be a part of the channel's line up after three seasons on air, due to struggling ratings and expensive production costs. Following the news ...

Adam Lambert, Daughtry returning to 'American Idol' for new 'boot camp' round

Two of American Idol's most successful alums are returning to the competition. And, no, they're not looking for a chance to win a record contract -- they're looking to mentor the new crop of Idol recruits.

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 Filled With Drama and 'Twists'

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's truly unique auditions

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 ...

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