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Ryan Seacrest Returns to ‘American Idol’ Reboot

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Is it even American Idol without Ryan Seacrest? Nope. Thankfully, now that Fox is reviving American Idol after a very short cancelation, Seacrest has signed on to return as the host. The hit singing competition did incredibly well for most of its 15 seasons. However, the most recent couple of years showed a sharp decline in viewership. Fox wound up canceling the show, announcing that ...

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‘American Idol’ Is Returning to TV but Nobody Cares

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Whooo! American Idol is returning to television! Oh, wait–no one cares. American Idol went off the air a year ago. Despite its explosion onto the scene in 2002, the ratings in the past few years continued to decline. Gone were the days of Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood. Gone were the days of Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson. ...

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Fantasia Barrino Suffers 2nd Degree Burns, Cancels Show

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Remember Fantasia Barrino, who won the third season of American Idol? It may have been a while since she was making headlines, but fans are still rising to her support after she suffered an accident. The singer was all set to headline a show as part of her tour with Charlie Wilson and Johnny Gill. Unfortunately, something happened to prevent her ...

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‘American Idol’ Contestant John Stevens Hit By Vehicle, Suffered Fractured Skull

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It’s been a rough month for former contestants on top singing competitions. First, Christina Grimmie, who appeared on The Voice, was tragically shot and killed while signing autographs. Then a contender on the Mexican version of The Voice, Alejandro Fuentes-Rosas, was also killed by a gunman. Now, Season 3 American Idol contestant John Stevens was hit by a van. Stevens is most known for his ...

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FINAL EVER ‘American Idol’ Winner Announced

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The winner of the 15th and final season of American Idol is… …drumroll please…. Trent Harmon! After a close race, the 24-year-old beat out La’Porsha Renae to earn the musical championship. “I know that I have a God-given ability, but I didn’t want to take it for granted. I wanted to work so, so hard, and Renae pushed me to ...

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Farewell, ‘American Idol’: Series Finale Marks End Of An Era

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The end of an entertainment era has come. American Idol has come down to its final two contestants, and it will be the final duo to ever go head-to-head on the show. The program ends its impressive 15-season run during a two-hour season finale tonight. The two finalists, Trent Harmon and La’Porsha Renae, both hail from Mississippi. In the previous episode, both artists ...

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