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'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Half the Top 24 Sing Short Samples in New Round

In its farewell season, American Idol is adding an extra round before the live shows - a display of the top 24. This week, half of the singers got a crisp 60 seconds to show off their personality through song before dueting with some of Idol's ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Top 24 Revealed as Favorites Move On

It's taken us weeks of auditions and three episodes of the always-fascinating Hollywood Week, but the final top 24 for American Idol is here, and it features all of the familiar faces and fan favorites.

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Hollywood Week Solo Rounds Fall to Quick Storytelling

American Idol is careening toward its live shows, with quick editing and pushed up time lines. This couldn't have been made any more clear than during Wednesday night's (Feb. 3) episode, in which the top 75 (or so) singers got to perform solo yet ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Group Rounds Bring Out the Claws

"It's designed to be brutal," Harry Connick Jr. said about the "infamous" American Idol group rounds. And boy, for the farewell season we got some DRAMA. American Idol oftentimes feels a little more dignified than other reality shows (because of its ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Hollywood Week Introduces Lines of 10, Massive Cuts

American Idol has been a television institution for 15 years, and all throughout its history, the show has lined up its contestants during the first round of Hollywood Week, made them sing solo in groups of 10 and called the winners out of the line. ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Auditions End for Good with A Bit of Everything

And that's a wrap on the American Idol auditions - potentially forever. As the TV institution calls it a day, so too must the auditions end. No more "pants on the ground" guys, no more William Hungs, no more Carrie Underwoods and no more snarky ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Second-to-Last Auditions Bring Back the Magic

American Idol's final auditions are coming to a close, so it only makes sense that the show brings out its big guns. Perhaps this is why, instead of keeping it to one city the producers decided to jump things around, cherry-picking the best of the ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Denver and Little Rock Go Sky High with Talent

American Idol's auditions may have faltered a bit in Philadelphia, with more mediocre singers than memorable ones, but Denver must have been a treasure trove of talent, because (along with Little Rock), the show returned to the Mile-High City on ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: 5 Best Auditions from Mediocre Philadelphia Episode

Philadelphia may be a hot bed for indie rock these days, but the city of Brotherly Love did not fare so well for American Idol. On Wednesday night (Jan. 13), the final season of the show made its way to Philly, and something tells us The State of the ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Second Auditions Bring Back the Soul, Music

American Idol's premiere week continued on Thursday night (Jan. 7) as the judges and the entire show's cartel moved on to Little Rock and San Francisco. This episode, logically, had less of a nostalgia factor and less hype surrounding it than ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Premiere Brings Back Bad Auditions, Top Contenders

American Idol's 15th season is officially underway, and the show kicked off with a nostalgic flair that emphasized its own importance throughout American pop culture and the music industry over the last 14 years. Welcoming back alumni like Taylor ...

'The Voice' Season 9 Recap and Review: And The Winner Is...

It's all boiled down to this... The Voice season 9 crowned a winner on Tuesday night (Dec. 15). The race was between Jordan Smith, Emily Ann Roberts, Barrett Baber and Jeffery Austin. But, who was to take home the big trophy? Before you could get to ...

'The Voice' Season 9 Recap & Review: Final Four Perform Christmas Songs to Declare a Winner

So, it has all come down to this. On Monday night (Dec. 14), The Voice season 9's final four contestants Jordan Smith, Jeffery Austin, Emily Ann Roberts and Barrett Baber competed and sang their hearts out on three songs apiece to crown a final ...

Stephen Colbert's Musical Guests Are Far Hipper Than Jimmy Fallon's

Lizzo's performance of "Ain't I," her bombastic song of female empowerment, on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Thursday was as raw and authentic as late night TV gets in a time where it feels like everything else in that time block, namely ...

'The Voice' Season 9 Recap, Review: Final Four Contestants Revealed with Shocking Results

The Voice season 9 has its finalists. On Tuesday night (Dec. 8), the show made its massive slaughter cuts from nine to four. While there were definitely two expected finalists, the Twitter save and one shocking Team Blake pass through made for the ...

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