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  • Did Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart Fake Their Breakup? (VIDEO)
    Ready for the celebrity conspiracy theory to end all other celebrity conspiracy theories? TMZ reports that Jennifer Lopez and dancer Casper Smart never broke up. Read on, people… J.Lo and her younger beau announced their split in June, but now TM…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Mar 15, 3:27pm -
  • 45-Year-Old Jennifer Lopez's Natural Face Confirms She's a Goddess (PHOTO)
    Jennifer Lopez, we are not worthy! The pop star and American Idol judge posted an Instagram of herself on March 18 in which she looks beautiful with little to no makeup.
    - 5 days ago, 24 Mar 15, 1:00pm -
  • Jennifer Lopez and Her Kids Are So Cute on the Red Carpet! (PHOTOS)
    Jennifer Lopez always looks incredible on the red carpet, showing off her stunning designer looks and fit figure. But this time, we're ohh-ing and aww-ing for a different reason. This mama is totally in her element with her kids! The 45-year-old ac…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Mar 15, 9:33am -
  • Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr Are Married
    Jason Aldean and American Idol alum Brittany Kerr did not get together the old-fashioned way — their romance began as a big scandal, since he was still married — but now they are continuing their own love story. It was never a fling, and now it…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 7:35am -
  • Jussie Smollett and Yazz Perform “No Apologies” on American Idol (VIDEO)
    It seems as though American Idol is trying to milk its pairing with Empire for all it’s worth. On Wednesday’s episode (March 11), we saw Kaitlin Doubleday (Rhonda) and Trai Byers (Andre) sitting in the audience and last night’s episode (March…
    - 16 days ago, 13 Mar 15, 1:45pm -
  • Terri Seymour Is a Mom to a Baby Girl — See the First Pic!
    Terri Seymour is officially a mother! According to Extra,the correspondent welcomed her first child —a baby girl! —on March 9 with boyfriend, British model Clark Mallon, in Los Angeles. While no other information regarding Terri’s bundle of j…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Mar 15, 8:01am -
  • Check Out Jennifer Hudson's New Song for Empire!
    Jennifer Hudson is coming to Empire this Wednesday, and she's bringing her talent with her. This Oscar winning superstar will be playing Michelle White, a music therapist who helps Andre (Trai Byers) in the wake of his breakdown — and yes, of cou…
    - 20 days ago, 9 Mar 15, 8:08am -
  • Get Info on Jennifer Hudson's Empire Character, Michelle
    Jennifer Hudson is coming to Empire with next week's Season 1, Episode 10 ("Sins of the Father"), and it sounds like her character, Michelle White, is going to really shake things up. In fact, new spoilers about her role leave us more excited than…
    - 24 days ago, 5 Mar 15, 1:37pm -
  • Jennifer Lopez Goes Commando — See the Skintastic Look! (VIDEO)
    In a super sexy new selfie, Jennifer Lopez showed off her best, ahem, assets by going commando! The American Idol judge recently posted a photo of herself wearing an emerald green PUCCI gown to Instagram for all 12 million of her loyal followers. T…
    - 26 days ago, 3 Mar 15, 2:30pm -
  • Ben Affleck Whispered to Jennifer Lopez at the Oscars… and Got Slapped! (VIDEO)
    Hollywood exes Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez reconnected at the Oscars — and their conversation seems more titillating than anything that happened on stage! According to the Associated Press, the original Ben and Jen — who dated from 2002 to 2…
    - 31 days ago, 26 Feb 15, 2:32pm -
  • Kelly Clarkson Finally Opens Up About Her 8-Month-Old Daughter, River Rose
    Kelly Clarkson just might be the epitome of a super mom. The 32-year-old singer not only tied the knot with her husband Brandon Blackstock, 38, back in October 2013, she soon became a mother to their 8-month-old daughter, River Rose, in June 2014,…
    - 32 days ago, 25 Feb 15, 11:08am -
  • See How Jennifer Lopez and Celebrated Her Twins 7th Birthday! (PHOTO)
    If you want proof that Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony can co-parent, just look at J.Lo’s recent Instagram photo. The couple celebrated their twins’ 7th birthday —daughter Emme and son Max —on February 21, and let’s just say it was a sple…
    - 34 days ago, 23 Feb 15, 2:43pm -
  • Jennifer Hudson Rocks "I Can't Let Go" at 2015 Oscars (VIDEO)
    The 2015 Oscars were packed with amazing musical performances, but one of the most moving moments of the night came when Jennifer Hudson belted out "I Can't Let Go" as part of the "In Memoriam" portion of the show. We can't think of a better way to…
    - 35 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 8:03pm -
  • Oscars 2015: Jennifer Lopez in Low-Cut Elie Saab Ball Gown (PHOTO)
    Still think it’s Justin Timberlake who brings the sexy back? Well then, you clearly haven’t seen the ballgown Jennifer Lopez decided to wear to the 2015 Oscars. The American Idol judge showed up on the red carpet at the 87th Academy Awards at t…
    - 35 days ago, 22 Feb 15, 5:30pm -
  • Two Members of Nicki Minaj's Team Stabbed — One Injured, One Dead (VIDEO)
    Nicki Minaj's team suffered a tragic loss, as one member died and another was critically injured in a stabbing in Philadelphia early this morning (February 18). TMZ reports that the deceased crew member was De'Von Pickett, a stage hand, and that th…
    - 39 days ago, 18 Feb 15, 2:33pm -
  • Are Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart Getting Close Again? (VIDEO)
    Reunited and it feels so good? TMZ reports that Jennifer Lopezhas secretly hooked up with ex-boyfriend Beau "Casper" Smart. The American Idoljudge and Casper called it quits back in April of last year after an almost three-year-long relationship. S…
    - 44 days ago, 13 Feb 15, 9:15am -
  • What Happened That Almost Silenced Kelly Clarkson? (VIDEO)
    Kelly Clarkson's pregnancy complications nearly silenced one of the most powerful voices in music. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight Canada, Kelly Clarkson detailed some of the complications that came with her recent pregnancy, one of whic…
    - 52 days ago, 5 Feb 15, 11:44am -
  • Does Pregnant Carrie Underwood Have a Baby Name Picked Out?
    The countdown is officially on for pregnant Carrie Underwood! The 31-year-old country crooner is currently expecting her first child — a boy! — with husband Mike Fisher and it looks like the soon-to-be parents are gearing up for their son’s a…
    - 53 days ago, 4 Feb 15, 2:00pm -
  • Simon Cowell Creating DJ Competition Show For Yahoo
    Simon Cowell has always prided himself for being at the forefront of music — after all, this is the guy who brought American Idol and One Direction into our lives — so it’s no surprise that Simon is now dipping his toe into EDM.
    - 55 days ago, 2 Feb 15, 12:18pm -
  • Paula Abdul Makes a Shocking Reveal About Her American Idol Days!
    Fans of American Idol will remember Paula Abdul for being sweet, for her infamous red cup, and for her roller coaster of a relationship with fellow judge Simon Cowell. Now, with Paula joining So You Think You Can Dance, she’s joking about her eig…
    - 59 days ago, 29 Jan 15, 2:30pm -
  • Why Did Britney Spears Say She Feels Like a “Dull and Invisible” Mom?
    Jennifer Lopez recently begged the question, “I’m not allowed to be sexy because I’m a mom? It’s like, How do you think I got my children?’” and legions of mamas clasped their hands together in praise. Jennifer represents a segment of w…
    - 60 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 12:25pm -
  • Mariah's Ex-Nanny: I Was Fired For Being Too Affectionate With Dem Babies
    Hands off Dem Babies! TMZ reports that Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon's former nanny is suing the former couple, saying that she was fired for doing her job too well. Read on…
    - 60 days ago, 28 Jan 15, 11:47am -
  • Former 'American Idol' Winner Files Lawsuit Against 'American Idol' Company!
    Philip Phillips'a dream of winning American Idol has turned into a nightmare... and now wants out.
    - 61 days ago, 27 Jan 15, 11:30am -
  • Jennifer Lopez Disses Mariah, Praises Britney With Four Words (VIDEO)
    J.Lo blow? Jennifer Lopez denied her rumored feud with Mariah Carey on Watch What Happens Live — but also threw shade at the Elusive Chanteuse in the same appearance!
    - 62 days ago, 26 Jan 15, 2:34pm -
  • J.Lo Reveals Craziest Place She's Had Sex (VIDEO)
    Jennifer Lopez appeared on Thursday night’s episode of Watch What Happens Live on Bravo in a dress that was so low cut it prompted host Andy Cohen to tell her, “I’m going to do my best not to share at your chest.” But her cleavage wasn’t…
    - 65 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 8:42pm -
  • Carrie Underwood Reveals Her Pregnancy Perk! (PHOTO)
    Carrie Underwood is well into her first pregnancy, and you better believe this country crooner is enjoying every moment. In fact, she recently took to Twitter to reveal one of the many perks pregnancy has to offer: her baby bump doubles as a little…
    - 65 days ago, 23 Jan 15, 2:15pm -
  • SYTYCD Announces Two New Permanent Judges — Who Are They?
    While we’re still heartbroken over Mary Murphy’s departure as judge on So You Think You Can Dance, we’re also thrilled to welcome two new faces to the panel: Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo. That’s right, the former American Idol judge and the…
    - 66 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 3:00pm -
  • Does Jennifer Lopez Want MORE Kids? (VIDEO)
    We might as well call the past few days the week of Jennifer Lopez because the singer, actress, and American Idol judge has been on an epic press tour for her new film, The Boy Next Door. What’s more, she’s even landed the covers of Complex Mag…
    - 66 days ago, 22 Jan 15, 2:19pm -
  • Jennifer Lopez Flaunts Hot Bod at 45 Years Old For Complex Magazine (PHOTOS)
    Jennifer Lopez is everywhere right now. Between the red carpet, late night talk shows, and now the February/March 2015 cover of Complex Magazine, we — and the rest of the world — can't get enough of this beautiful, talented gal! The 45-year-old…
    - 67 days ago, 21 Jan 15, 11:33am -
  • CLICK: Is Pretty Little Liars Star Ryan Guzman Dating J.Lo? (VIDEO)
    Ryan Guzman — the hottie most Pretty Little Liars fans know as Aria's old karate teacher/love interest, Jake — is playing a high schooler obsessed with Jennifer Lopez's character in the new thriller flick, The Boy Next Door, but in real life th…
    - 68 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 2:11pm -
  • Jennifer Lopez Puts Butt on Display on Jimmy Fallon! (VIDEO)
    Jennifer Lopez has been flaunting her bod on many a red carpet these days, but now she's taking her sexy curves to the late night talk show scene. The actress, who's promoting her new movie The Boy Next Door, stepped out for The Tonight Show Starri…
    - 68 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 1:17pm -
  • Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo’s Breakup Just Got Nasty (VIDEO)
    The breakup between Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo keeps getting more and more bitter. While Jordin is moving on from the split by musically dissing her ex, she’s also getting over the heartbreak by telling Jason she doesn’t need him to buy her…
    - 68 days ago, 20 Jan 15, 12:30pm -
  • Jennifer Lopez Goes Chic in High-Waisted Skirt and Crop Top (PHOTOS)
    Jennifer Lopez has been all over the red carpet this month, between the Golden Globes, the after parties, and now the 2015 Fox Winter TCA Tour. The actress, who's been busy promoting her new movie The Boy Next Door, went for a more subtle look for…
    - 69 days ago, 19 Jan 15, 1:00pm -
  • Hear the First New Kelly Clarkson Song in Over a Year (AUDIO)
    Your new jam has arrived! Kelly Clarkson just dropped "Heartbeat Song," the first single from her upcoming album Piece By Piece and the first new song we've heard from her in over a year.
    - 76 days ago, 12 Jan 15, 11:49am -
  • How Did J.Lo NOT Have a Wardrobe Malfunction in Her Golden Globes Dress?!
    Jennifer Lopez won the night at the 2015 Golden Globes on January 11 with her superhuman ability to NOT have a wardrobe malfunction in this risky Zuhair Murad gown from the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2014 collection. But rocking double-sided tape is…
    - 77 days ago, 11 Jan 15, 5:52pm -
  • Nikki Reed, Paul McDonald Divorce Judgment — She's Driving Away With A LOT
    By now, you know that Nikki Reed and The Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder are blissfully happy together, but this time last year she was still married to American Idol singer Paul McDonald. When they split in March 2014, it was revealed that th…
    - 85 days ago, 3 Jan 15, 9:55am -
  • Which American Idol Singer Just Got Married on New Year's Eve?
    Gooooooal! American Idol Season 2 contestant Kimberly Caldwell just married soccer player Jordan Harvey on New Year’s Eve. According to People, Kimberly, 32, and Jordan, 30, were wed Wednesday night at the Bougainvillea Estates in Palm Springs, C…
    - 87 days ago, 1 Jan 15, 8:32am -
  • Celebrity Babies Born in 2014 — Which New Stars Arrived?
    2014 has been a big year full of adorable celebrity babies! Everyone from former Disney stars to Bachelor alums are ushering tiny humans into the world. This year, we've already welcomed beautiful children from the likes of Simon Cowell, Megan Fox,…
    - 88 days ago, 31 Dec 14, 6:25am -
  • Phillip Phillips Is Engaged! See Fiancée's Ring (PHOTO)
    P2 wins again! American Idol Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips is engaged to longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell. The 24-year-old singer shared his happy news in a Twitter photo posted late Friday, December 26. "My best Christmas surprise is happe…
    - 92 days ago, 27 Dec 14, 7:48am -
  • Celebs Who Work Out: Hot Biceps, Abs, and More! (PHOTOS)
    Hollywood stars are known for their amazing bodies, and we all know they don't get them without putting in some major gym time — and a personal trainer (or three) doesn't hurt, either!Check out how some of Hollywood's hottest stars work on their…
    - 94 days ago, 25 Dec 14, 6:00am -
  • Celebrity Weight Loss Transformations: Before and After (PHOTOS)
    Being in the spotlight all the time must be a lot of pressure. Heck, we feel the stress of looking hot on the regular, and we don't even have to appear on a 50-foot movie screen in front of millions of people! Some actors and actresses have made gi…
    - 95 days ago, 24 Dec 14, 12:00pm -
  • Who Is American Idol Finalist Jessica Sanchez's Collaboration? — Exclusive
    This is a most excellent Christmas for M&M’s fans! American Idol finalist Jessica Sanchez is pulling out all the stops to get everyone excited for the epic return of Crispy M&M’s after a decade hiatus without the tasty treat. The 19-year-old re…
    - 97 days ago, 22 Dec 14, 2:15pm -
  • Pregnant Carrie Underwood Shows Huge Bump in White Gown (VIDEO)
    Not only is Carrie Underwood one of the hottest women in country music, she’s one of the most fabulous pregnant celebs we’ve seen in a long time. Look out, this gal is “Something Bad” — and we mean that in a totally awesome way. The 31-ye…
    - 16 Dec 14, 3:00pm -
  • Ryan Seacrest Splits With Girlfriend Shayna Terese Taylor: "I Am Single"
    American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is no longer dating model/personal trainer Shayna Terese Taylor. "I am single," he confirmed to Us Weekly at Z100 Jingle Ball on Friday, December 12 in New York. So that's that. Ryan and Shayna had been dating for a…
    - 14 Dec 14, 7:41am -
  • American Idol 2015 Will Drop to One Night, No Results Show, at Top 10 — Good Change?
    American Idol, welcome to Dancing With the Stars' world! Or welcome there eventually, anyway. Idol Season 14 premieres January 7 on FOX, and host Ryan Seacrest told The Hollywood Reporter they'll reduce the show to one night a week once they reach…
    - 14 Dec 14, 6:39am -
  • Fantasia Barrino and Son Dallas Xavier’s Sweetest Mommy Moments (VIDEO)
    Get ready for cuteness overload because we’re bringing you a countdown of Fantasia Barrino’s sweetest mommy moments with son Dallas Xavier! The actress and singer’s not-so-little boy is almost 3 years old now, and we can’t believe how much…
    - 9 Dec 14, 10:07am -
  • Remember Sanjaya Malakar?! See What the Former Idol Contestant Is Up to Now! (VIDEO)
    We’re throwing it way back to the golden days of American Idol and reminiscing about one of our all-time favorite contestants, Sanjaya Malakar. When 17-year-old Sanjaya began his run on the show in Season 6, he acquired a pretty big following of…
    - 9 Dec 14, 7:34am -
  • What the Millionaire Matchmaker Wants J.Lo to Do With Her Cooch (VIDEO)
    Jennifer Lopez's new book is called True Love, a topic Millionaire Matchmaker star Patti Stanger knows a bit about. The love connector to the stars told HuffPost Live that she has some advice for Jennifer. First up? "Don't lead with the cooch." By…
    - 4 Dec 14, 9:18am -
  • 9 Celebrity Feuds We're Thankful For
    Before you sit down to feast on turkey and stuffing this beautiful Thanksgiving day, let’s take a moment to give thanks for something we couldn’t live without: celebrity feuds. Turkey may be the quintessential meat to grace your family’s tabl…
    - 27 Nov 14, 6:00am -
  • Jordin Sparks Disses Ex Jason Derulo in New Song (AUDIO)
    Shots fired! After months of both Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo speaking diplomatically about their high-profile breakup, the ceasefire has ended with the release of Jordin's incendiary new song "How Bout Now (Remix)."
    - 25 Nov 14, 3:02pm -


Idol Blog Live

  • ‘Idol Radio Show’ Podcast (Thursday 3/26/15)
     Idol Radio Show With Lovey James Lovey James joined DJSlim and Zip Allen to discuss American Idol, her career and to take calls from her fans. Hit up the podcast to see how the night went and to hear some cool Lovey James tunes. To Download The Pod…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 9:36pm -
  • ‘Idol Radio Show’ Podcast (Wednesday 3/25/15)
     American Idol Season 14 Episode 22 (Top 9) 3/25/15 DJSlim and Zip Allen went back to the 80’s tonight after America sent 2 contestants home. Zip thought it was a great night, Slim not so much. A couple of standout performances and The Hoff. Catch…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 9:41pm -
  • Performance Of The Night (Top 9) (POLL)
      We always have a poll on who is going home so why not have one on who was the best of the night. Simply vote in the poll below and leave any thoughts in a comment. Best Performance Of The Night (Top 11)
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 7:18pm -
  • Who Will Go Home (Top 9) (POLL)
      We have seen the Top 9 compete again. 1 will go home. Who will it be. Leave your vote in the poll below and thoughts in a comment. Who Will Go Home (Top 9)
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 7:16pm -
  • Rayvon Owen – American Idol Performance (Top 9)
     Rayvon Owen “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 7:12pm -

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  • Adam Lambert Fangirls Over Sam Smith In “Attitude”
    Pop star and American Idol contestant Adam Lambert covers the Attitude's May issue. Lambert, who is currently working on the last touches to his third album The Original High, opened up about music, love and life.
    - 1 day ago, 28 Mar 15, 8:02am -
  • Who Got Voted Off American Idol 2015 Last Night? Top 11 Again
    After a big night of performances on American Idol Season 14, it came down to three contestants and we would have a double elimination on American Idol 2015, so who got voted off American Idol 2015 last night? Find out the results on American Idol Se…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 7:50am -
  • American Idol 2015 Spoilers: Best Performances From Top 9 (VIDEOS)
    After a double elimination on American Idol 2015 last night, we saw the Top 9 on American Idol Season 14 formed and they all took on songs from the 1980's, as Totally 80s took over American Idol 2015. As pumped as I was for this theme, I was not as p…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Mar 15, 7:30am -
  • Who Was Voted Off American Idol 2015 Tonight? Top 11 Again
    We were in store for a double elimination on American Idol Season 14 tonight, as the American Idol judges 2015 used the Judges Save last week and no one went home, so two contestants had to go home tonight, but who was voted off American Idol 2015 to…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 6:45pm -
  • American Idol 2015 Live Recap: Top 9 Perform (VIDEO)
    We’re back for another live recap of American Idol Season 14! The American Idol 2015 judges (Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr.) are getting tougher on the American Idol 2015 contestants as the competition intensifies week after we…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 5:02pm -
  • American Idol 2015 Predictions: Top 11 Again – Who Is Voted Off Tonight?
    Time for a double elimination on American Idol 2015 tonight, as we all saw the American Idol judges 2015 use the only save of the season last week and now two contestants on American Idol Season 14 will be going home tonight because of it. The night…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 10:02am -
  • American Idol 2015 Spoilers: Top 9 Song List Revealed!
    The Top 9 on American Idol 2015 will take the stage tonight and perform for 80s Week on American Idol Season 14! We will have Boy George in attendance to help mentor the contestants along with Scott Borchetta, but what will the Top 9 be singing??? Ch…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Mar 15, 8:32am -
  • Country Superstar Jason Aldean Married Former American Idol Contestant Brittany Kerr
    Singer Jason Aldean just dropped a major bomb: he got married to former American Idol Brittany Kerr! The pair have reportedly tied the knot on Saturday, during a private, evening ceremony in Mexico. The 38-year old Aldean and his fiancee, 27-year old…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Mar 15, 10:06am -
  • Who Got Voted Off American Idol 2015 Last Night? Top 11
    We saw some crazy moments on American Idol Season 14 last night, as the contestants took on songs from the movies and we saw interesting song choices along the way, but who got voted off American Idol 2015 last night? Find out the details for the Top…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 7:50am -
  • American Idol 2015 Spoilers: Judges Save – Good or Bad Call? (POLL)
    What a wild night on American Idol 2015 last night, as the contestants on American Idol Season 14 took on songs from the movies for Idol Movie Night and we found out who would be moving on to next week and performing again for your votes. When all wa…
    - 9 days ago, 20 Mar 15, 7:30am -