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Nigel Lythgoe Returning To American Idol
(08/30/12 9:00 AM) Nigel Lythgoe has finalized his contract to return as executive producer of American Idol next season.
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American Idol Season 11 Delivers Lowest-Rated Finale Ever
(05/24/12 10:30 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - American Idol's season finale was the lowest the show has ever seen.
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American Idol's Chris Daughtry Being Sued By Former Bandmates
(04/09/12 9:30 AM) The former American Idol finalist is being sued for unpaid royalties.
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American Idol Producers Confront Contestant About Outstanding Warrants
(03/15/12 9:18 AM) American Idol contestant Jermaine Jackson was disqualified on Wednesday night's broadcast of the Fox singing competition for concealing his criminal past.
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American Idol Contestant Disqualified For Concealing Criminal Record
(03/14/12 9:45 AM) Contestant Jermaine Jones has been disqualified from the American Idol competition for concealing his criminal record.
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Tommy Hilfiger Named Image Advisor For American Idol
(03/08/12 9:51 AM) Tommy Hilfiger has signed on to be the image advisor for American Idol
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American Idol Top 13 Finalists Revealed
(03/02/12 9:12 AM) American Idol's Top 13 finalists have been chosen.
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American Idol Reveals Top 24
(02/24/12 10:53 AM) American Idolhas narrowed down the top 24 contestants and added an extra spot for one hopeful.
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AI Star Danny Gokey Engaged
(12/28/11 1:57 PM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - American Idol contestant Danny Gokey, whose first wife died in 2008 during a routine heart surgery, is now engaged to girlfriend Leyicet Peralta.
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X Factor Premiere Overshadowed By American Idol
(09/22/11 11:06 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Ratings for the much-hyped premiere of X Factor paled in comparison to competitor American Idol.
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American Idol’s Top Two Finalists To Release Albums in October
(08/12/11 1:28 PM) NEW YORK, New York (X17online) - American Idol’s top two finalists have both set October release dates for their debut albums.
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American Idol's Pia Toscano Scheduled To Perform On SYTYCD
(07/29/11 10:41 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Season 10 American Idol finalist Pia Toscano is set to star in yet another reality TV competition.
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American Idol Host Ryan Seacrest's $45 Million Salary Rises Show Costs
(05/10/11 10:29 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Ryan Seacrest's salary for his hosting duties on American Idol have tripled since 2009 ... going from $5 million a year to $15 million for the next three years.
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American Idol Owner Reports $16 Million Loss
(03/11/11 11:31 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - American Idol owner Los Angeles-based CKX has reported a $15.7 million loss last year, compared to a $22.8 million profit the year before.
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NBC To Launch Own Version Of American Idol
(12/13/10 2:09 PM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - NBC announced Monday it will work with reality show producers John de Mol and Mark Burnett on a new singing show Voice of America adapted from the Netherlands top-rated show, The Voice Of Holland.
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Fox And American Idol Producers Planning More Changes For Season 10
(12/09/10 10:46 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - American Idol is set to undergo even more changes for its tenth season.
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American Idol Voting Goes Online
(12/02/10 2:28 PM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - After nine years of voting for Idol hopefuls via phone and text message, fans will finally be able to go online and vote for their favorite contestant.
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American Idol Will Begin Allowing 15 Year Olds To Audition
(06/22/10 9:40 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - American Idol will now allow 15-year-old contestants to audition for the upcoming 10th season of the singing competition. As for the maximum age, it will remain at 28 years old.
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American Idol's Lee DeWyze & Crystal Bowersox Sign Record Deals
(05/28/10 3:37 PM) MANHATTAN, New York (X17online) - Only days have passed since the Season 9 American Idol finale, but already, winner Lee DeWyze and runner-up Crystal Bowersox have signed record deals.
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Crystal Bowersox Ends Relationship Right Before American Idol Finale
(05/27/10 1:56 PM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Crystal Bowersox lost the American Idol title and split with her boyfriend on the same day. The Idol runner-up confirmed the breakup to Ryan Seacrest.
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American Idol Gets Closer To Top 10
(03/24/10 9:58 AM) LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (X17online) - American Idol viewers watched last night as the Top 11 belted out Billboard #1 hits. Although the contestants tried their hardest to make an impression, it appears Crystal Bowersox is definitely the favorite among the judges.
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American Idol Names Top 12
(03/12/10 8:51 AM) LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (X17online) - American Idol continues to whittle away at the contestants on the hit FOX show. The guys and girls have now been narrowed down to the top 12.
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American Idol Names 7 of Top 24 Contenders
(02/17/10 1:01 PM) LOS ANGELES, California - Seven Idol wannabes are now guaranteed a spot in American Idol's Top 24. The judges made the big reveal on Tuesday night's show.
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Howard Stern May Replace Simon Cowell On Idol
(02/05/10 8:55 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Sources say that shock jock Howard Stern may be the first in line to replace Simon Cowell when the Brit bad boy leaves American Idol at the end of this season.
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Beckham Back For A Second Stint On Idol
(02/03/10 8:53 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Victoria Beckham was back last night for a second guest stint on Idol, where she judged the guys and gals of the very talented mile high city of Denver.
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Shania Twain Will Guest Judge on American Idol
(08/18/09 10:00 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Shania Twain is the latest music star to make an appearance on the American Idol judging panel.
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Paula Abdul Quits American Idol
(08/05/09 9:00 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - After eight seasons, Paula Abdul has confirmed that she is leaving American Idol.
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AI Shocker! - Kris Allen Named New 'American Idol'
(05/21/09 8:00 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - In one of the most shocking upsets in American Idol history, Kris Allen won the title over fellow competitor Adam Lambert.
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Competition Heats Up On "American Idol"
(05/13/09 10:09 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - "American Idol" heated up last night as the final three contestants vied for the top spot. Contestants performed tunes selected by the judges and the opinions from behind the desk were anything but unanimous. Kris...
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Kara 'Isn't Sure' She'll Be Returning To American Idol
(05/12/09 8:15 AM) LOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Rumors of in-fighting, jealousy and redundancy have plagued the fourth Idol judge, Kara DioGuardi, almost since she started on the show, but
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