Candice Glover and Angie Miller
Personally, I was hoping the "twist" on American Idol that Ryan Seacrest had teased repeatedly this week was going to be that the show would just crown Amber Holcomb the winner four weeks early and call it a day. Unfortunately, that wasn't the case. So, what was the surprise? Keep reading to find out.
Jonna Walsh and Lee Dewyze
American Idol winner Lee DeWyze married model/actress Jonna Walsh Saturday in Camarillo, Calif., People reports.
The bride walked down the aisle in a...
Lee DeWyze and Jonna Walsh
American Idol Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze is engaged, People reports.
The singer, 25, popped the question to...
Just because Lee DeWyze wasn't asked to perform on Wednesday night's American Idol finale, he didn't want to present Scotty McCreery the trophy as some sort of consolation prize.
"I didn't want them to throw me a bone because I didn't perform," DeWyze tells The Hollywood Reporter.
Nigel Lythgoe, Lee DeWyze
Nigel Lythgoe has shot back at Lee DeWyze's claim that he was given a last-minute request to appear onstage at Wednesday's American Idol finale.
"True, he wasn't asked to sing, but Lee knows he was asked to present the trophy ...
Nigel Lythgoe and Lee DeWyze
Despite drawing big names like Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Judas Priest for Wednesday's American Idol finale, series executive producer Nigel Lythgoe revealed that there was one element of the show that didn't come together.
"I was so upset Lee DeWyze wouldn't present the winners trophy to Scotty [McCreery]," Lythgoe tweeted Thursday about the Season 9 winner. "Especially as he'd been on the show this Season. I guess he was...
Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina
Viewers loved American Idol's Season 10 finale this big: The two-hour season-ender, which crowned Scotty McCreery as the new champion, averaged 29.3 million viewers in crowning, nearly 20 percent more than last year's finale, according to preliminary Nielsen figures.
Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, Ryan Seacrest and Jimmy Iovine
Most living, breathing Americans already know American Idol is undergoing a facelift for its 10th season. Simon Cowell, Kara DioGuardi and Ellen DeGeneres are out. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez are in. But new judges aren't the only major changes coming. This year will see a campaign against those McSoulful singer-songwriter types, the inclusion of younger contestants, a ban on all "dawgs." (OK, maybe just less of them.)
Before Wednesday's premiere (8/7c on Fox), TVGuide.com breaks down what's new, what's gone and how all these changes will alter the Idol universe...
Mind the gap? Apparently, she did.
American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox — distinctive for her dreadlocks and gap-toothed smile — is showing off some improved pearly whites in time for the show's tour...
Barbara Walters will make her first appearance on The View since undergoing heart-valve replacement surgery in May.