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Jennifer Lopez, Casper Smart
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Jena Irene and Caleb Johnson
American Idol has named its lucky Season 13 winner.
On Wednesday's two-hour finale of the Fox reality singing competition, the finalists had the opportunity to sing with some of their biggest idols in a star-studded extravaganza. Who found their musical soul mates? And more importantly, was Wild Card pick Jena or rocker Caleb crowned the winner? Read on for our breakdown of the night's performances or skip to the bottom for the results.
Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene
American Idol just hosted its final showdown of the season.
On Tuesday night, the Fox reality show held its final performance episode of the season, and judges Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez dressed up for the occasion. Well, Keith at least put on a blazer over his traditional t-shirt. (Check out his recent Tonight Show appearance here.)
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Will "sleeper" Jena or rock 'n' roll Viking Caleb take home the Season 13 crown?
Jennifer Lopez, actress, singer, entrepreneur, and now, author. The American Idol judge and pop sensation is releasing her first book, a memoir, in October...
Alex Preston, Jena Irene, Caleb Johnson
American Idol celebrated its 500th (!) episode Wednesday night, with tributes throughout the broadcast from past winners. But really, the visits only served as a reminder of how far the show has fallen since its Kelly Clarkson/Carrie Underwood heydays.
But that's not the only depressing aspect of tonight's show: We learn right at the start that Caleb Johnson has "no voice," after suffering from bronchitis, sinusitis, and a bruised vocal chord. Yikes.
Ryan Seacrest has signed a new deal to return as the host of American Idol, Deadline.com reports.
Seacrest's agreement will...
When Fox Entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly stood in front of reporters in January and proclaimed the death of pilot season, he drew a good amount of ribbing from the competition.
Reilly was making the case for torching the broadcast primetime model as we know it — starting with the annual tradition of everyone developing everything all at once. It was a grand pronouncement, particularly in an industry that talks big but can rarely turn on a dime. Nonetheless, change is afoot, and Reilly's not the only one flipping the script.
Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr.
It looks like American Idol will be keeping the band together. Pending final deals, Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. are ...
Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr.
Fox may have given The X Factor the boot, but it's not closing up shop on American Idol anytime soon. The network has officially renewed the long-running singing competition for its 14th season.
The announcement came Wednesday when...