'American Idol': All About the Fox Reality Competition
Welcome to American Idol Center on About.com, where you can find the latest information about the hit Fox show, American Idol judges and past and current contestants. Find Idol photos, bios, recaps and gossip.
'American Idol' 101--About Fox's Hit Singing Competition
Since 2002 Fox's singing competition, American Idol, has changed the face of reality TV and the entire music industry. Learn more about American Idol here.
'American Idol' Live
Learn more about Fox's American Idol Live tour. Every season the top ten American Idol contestants tour the country on the American Idol Live tour. Find out more about the tour, how to get tickets and which cities the tour will hit.
Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler Leave 'American Idol'
Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler are leaving American Idol after two years judging the Fox singing competition.
'American Idol' Live 2012
Find out about the Fox 2012 American Idol Live tour, where the top 10 contestants of Idol Season 11 will travel the country and perform live during the summer of 2012. Find the tour dates, which contestants will be on the tour and how to get tickets.
Fox 'American Idol' Judge Randy Jackson Leaving
Randy Jackson, the one judge who has been a constant on Fox's America Idol since it premiered in 2002, has announced that he will not return for a 13th season.
Who Won 'American Idol' Season 12?
American Idol Season 12 was a girls year. The top five spots were filled by female singers, guaranteeing the winner would be a girl for the first time since Season 6. In the end it came down to Kree Harrison versus Candice Glover. Who became the next American Idol?
'American Idol'--Meet theTop Two of Season 12
American Idol Season 12 has come down to just two contestants: Candice Glover and Kree Harrison. Meet the two finalists and find out who's most likely to win.
'American Idol'--Angie Miller's Surprise Elimination
In a surprising turn about, American Idol front runner Angie Miller was eliminated just before the Season 12 finale. Did her final performance doom her to elimination?
Fox's 'American Idol' Final Two
Fox's Singing Competition, American Idol Season 11 has come down to the final two singers. Which one will win? Meet the final two idols.
'American Idol' Finalists
Meet the top five contestants of the Fox singing competition, 'American Idol' Season 11 and learn who is most likely to win.
'American Idol' Season 12 Final Five--All Women
For the first time in the history of Fox's American Idol, all of the Top 5 contestants are women. Here are the final five singers of Idol Season 12. Who will win?
Fox 'American Idol' Season 12 Down to Final Three
The 12th season of Fox's American Idol has come down to the final three contestants. One of these women will be crowned the next American Idol. Meet the finalists and find out who is most likely to win.
'American Idol' Season 12 Photo Album
Fox's American Idol Season 12 has come down to the top 10 contestants. Meet the finalists in this photo album.
Who Won Fox's 'American Idol' Season 11?
Fox's American Idol has announced the winner of Season 11. Did Phillip Phillips beat Jessica Sanchez? Find out who won the recording contract on American Idol 11.
Fox's 'American Idol' Judges on Carey - Minaj Feud
At a press conference Fox's American Idol judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj talked about their feud and made nice--sort of.
'American Idol': All About the Fox Reality Competition
American Idol Central on About.com: the gateway to show recaps, contestant bios, idol photos and more about the hit Fox reality competition.
Five Reasons We Love Steven Tyler On 'American Idol'
Can he replace Simon Cowell? Does he have the personality for Idol? Will he ruin his rock star rep? Well, after Steven made his debut on Thursday, January 20, it's safe to say the Aerosmith rocker doesn't need to replace Simon or any one else. His personality stands on his own and we think his rock star rep will be just fine. Here are the...
'American Idol' Winners
Winners of the reality TV singing competition American Idol from Season One to Season Ten: Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barrino, Carrie Underwood, Taylor Hicks, Jordin Sparks, David Cook, Kris Allen, Lee Dewyze, Scotty McCreery
'American Idol' Top 10
Meet the top ten singers on Fox's singing reality competition, American Idol Season 11.
'American Idol' Top 24
Meet the 24 semi finalists of Fox's singing competition, American Idol's Season Eleven.
American Idol Top 24 - Season Nine
Meet the American Idol Top 24, season 9. They are Chris Golightly, Haeley Vaughn, Siobhan Magnus, Tyler Grady, John Park, Lacey Brown, Katie Stevens, Paige Miles, Lilly Scott, Lee DeWyze, Andrew Garcia, Michael Lynche, Didi Benami, Todrick Hall, Casey James, Aaron Kelly, Katelyn Epperly, Janell Wheeler, Ashley Rodriguez, Alex Lambert, Crystal Bowersox, and Jose Munoz.
10 'American Idol 2010' Contestants to Watch For in Hollywood
February 9, 2009 Too bad Larry"Pants on the Ground" Platt couldn't make this list, but here are ten of the most memorable Idol hopefuls we'll see in the Hollywood round this week.
Kara Dioguardi Interview
In this Kara Dioguardi interview, the Americam Idol judge discusses her time on the show, her songwriting, and more. Read the interview to find out what Kara Dioguardi had to say.
American Idol Auditions Gallery: Show Me Your Sign!
If you want to stand out at the American Idol auditions, it might be a good idea to create a clever sign. See pictures of some of the signs that were displayed at the season nine American Idol auditions in this photo gallery.
American Idol 2010 Schedule
Here are some dates to know for American Idol 2010 (season 9). Check out the American Idol 2010 schedule for the first part of the season.
Have Your Say: Which Celebrity Should Judge American Idol?
Which celebrity should judge American Idol? Let us know who you would like to see judge American Idol.
'American Idol' Guest Judges
American Idol has lined up an interesting mix of guest judges to replace Paula Abdul during season nine auditions. From Mary J. Blige to Joe Jonas, let's take a look at each guest judge and examine what they bring to the judge's table.
'American Idol' Finale Recap In Photos
Here's your American Idol finale recap for season eight - in photos! Find out what happened at the American Idol finale by browsing the photo gallery. Photos used in the American Idol finale recap are courtesy of Fox.
Ex-Idols Offer Advice To New Cast
They made it to the Top 12. They sang for America every every week. They lived the American Idol dream. Now, with their Idol days behind them, is there any advice that former American Idol contestants care to share with the new American Idol singers? Eight ex-Idols recently shared their best a…
American Idol 2008 Dates To Know
Get the dates you need to know for the start of American Idol's eighth season.
Ryan Seacrest Bio: All About 'American Idol' Host Ryan Seacrest
This Ryan Seacrest bio takes a quick look at the life of the American Idol host.
American Idol Auditions: Behind The Scenes and In The Crowd
What's it like when Randy, Paula, and Simon come to town for the American Idol auditions?
Pop Quiz -- How Much Do You Know About Idol Winners Today?
Which Idol winner was reportedly drunk onstage at a rock show? Which Idol winner sued their former manager over money? Which Idol winner shocked viewers by french kissing an Oscar winner during a performance at an awards show? Take the quiz to answer these questions and more.
QUIZ: American Idol Winners Now
Which Idol winner was reportedly drunk onstage at a rock show? Which Idol winner sued their former manager over money? Which Idol winner shocked viewers by french kissing an Oscar winner during a performance at an awards show? Answer these questions and more!
American Idol Winners : Did They All Find Success?
Learn about the accomplishments of American Idol winners Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barrino, Carrie Underwood, and Taylor Hicks. Find out where these American Idol winners are now.
VOTE: Are American Idol Judges Too Cruel?
Share your opinion in this quick poll.
American Idol : A Stroll Down Memory Lane
Look back at the first five seasons of American Idol.
American Idol 101
What you need to know about the hit show American Idol.
All About Simon Cowell
Highlights from American Idol judge Simon Cowell's bio.
American Idol Trivia Quiz
How much do you remember about the first four seasons of American Idol?
American Idol Poll -- You Judge the Judges
Weigh in on Simon, Paula, and Randy.
All About American Idol Judge Randy Jackson (Highlights From Randy's Bio)
Learn more about Randy Jackson, a judge on American Idol. Highlights from Randy Jackson's bio.
Sign Simon Cowell's American Idol Yearbook
Simon Cowell is leaving American Idol! What would you like to say to the snarky judge? Sign his yearbook here.
A Look Back At American Idol's Sixth Season
A look back at the sixth season of American Idol.
American Idol Isn't Enough for Simon Cowell
It seems Simon Cowell wants to take over the world -- or at least the world of competition reality TV. The popular "American Idol" judge has been busy selling new shows that do not include his AI sidekicks Randy and Paula.