A new judges panel isn't the only change coming to American Idol this season.
Executive producer Nigel Lythgoe tells TVGuide.com that the finalists will face new challenges, including contests to make the best music video, to promote themselves, and to work with a band and dancers for an awards show-style performance.
American Idol Season 10 promos released
The producers have also eliminated...
Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler
For an American Idol season supposedly without drama, there already seems to be a lot of tears shed. "I've cried," admitted new judge Jennifer Lopez at the Los Angeles auditions for Season 10 on November 4. "All of us have cried a lot this audition season," added Randy Jackson. "Me, Steven, Jennifer and Ryan."
The tears, they say, are a result of having to disappoint people...
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The 20-year-old singer has signed a deal to create her own fragrance with Elizabeth Arden, the company announced Monday.
Rather than playing up new judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, American Idol went the sentimental and nostalgic route for its first Season 10 promos.
Kara DioGuardi lands judging gig on new Bravo songwriting series
The two spots, which premiered during the World Series, focus soley on ...
The Talk, CBS' new daytime talk show, will welcome model Christie Brinkley and Jennifer Lopez, among others during their first week of taping, CBS announced Friday.
Brinkley will be the show's first guest, followed on Tuesday by...
After a couple of seasons were the backstage drama eclipsed the onscreen suspense, American Idol is finally back to being fun, says executive producer Nigel Lythgoe.
"It's a whole different atmosphere now," he told TV Guide Magazine at the 7th Annual Gala benefiting the Alfred E. Mann Foundation. "Everything is so positive. I think the last couple of years, because everyone was always so worried about ratings and Simon going or Simon not going, it...
After months of speculation, everyone knows now that, yes, Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez will be judging the next season of American Idol alongside Randy Jackson. But where will they sit?
Returning executive producer Nigel Lythgoe answered that burning question Wednesday, tweeting the first...
Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler
Get ready for a kinder, gentler American Idol. That was the first impression from the new panel of judges that Fox finally made official on September 22. Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler and pop-music diva/actress Jennifer Lopez will join Randy Jackson at the dais when television's top-rated show returns for its 10th season in January.
"I believe in tough love, but ...
After American Idol formally unveiled its new judges — Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson — the show announced even more changes for its upcoming tenth season, including the introduction of an in-house mentor and an overhaul of theme weeks.
Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records, will be a regular presence on the show, helping to coach the Idol hopefuls throughout the competition. To aid him, Iovine will also recruit high-profile music producers, including Timbaland and Polow Da Don, to work behind the scenes with the contestants.
Steven Tyler, Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez
In a return to a three-judge format, American Idol has named Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson its judges for Season 10.
"We always ask, 'Who's going to be the next American Idol?'" Ryan Seacrest said Wednesday at The Forum in Los Angeles. "We never ask, 'Who will be the new judges?'" After showing a montage of each ...