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'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Top 8 Performances, Ranked

And then it was down to eight. American Idol's truncated 15th season has led to double eliminations, narrowing the field from 10 to eight, which felt particularly rough on Thursday night (March 3) when an early favorite was sent home.

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Top 10 Performances, Ranked

American Idol's farewell season got a little boost from its original girl on Thursday night (Feb. 25). Kelly Clarkson returned home to be a guest judge and to perform her touching new single "Piece by Piece," and was one of the most welcome additions ...

'American Idol' Season 15 Recap/Review: Top 10 Takes Shape with Wildcards, OK Performances

American Idol's top 10 is starting to take shape. On Wednesday night (Feb. 24), the show's producers and judges bucked tradition by throwing in four wildcard picks... before America could vote? This move is presumably to get the best singers actually ...

'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 ...

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