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Fantasia Barrino Looks Back on Her ‘American Idol’ Victory 20 Years Later

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*”American Idol’s” 22nd season concluded on Sunday, and Fantasia Barrino, the winner of season 3, made a special guest appearance. As AOL reports, Barrino shared advise with the three finalists and lauded contestant Abi Carter following her victory as the new Idol. After the grand event, Fantasia reminisced about her own AI win in 2004. […]

‘American Idol’ Hit with Class Action Lawsuit

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*“American Idol” is facing a class action lawsuit filed by former staffers and show contestants. The Blast obtained the court documents filed by the Plaintiff against “American Idol” on behalf of herself, “Class Members” and Aggrieved Employees”. According to the complaint, the employees were unpaid or underpaid for their contributions to the non-scripted show. The […]

Willie Spence: ‘American Idol’ Season 19 Runner-up Dead At 23 | VIDEOs

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*(CNN) — Willie Spence, a singer who as a teen went viral with his rendition of Rihanna‘s hit “Diamonds” and was the runner-up on Season 19 of “American Idol,” has died the show confirmed in a social media posting on Wednesday. He was 23 years old. “We are devastated about the passing of our beloved […]

‘American Idol’ Winner Just Sam Reveals She’s Suffering with Unknown Illness


*“American Idol” winner Just Sam was hospitalized recently with an unknown illness. The singer, 23, (born Samantha Diaz) has been updating her followers on Instagram about her health problems, Urban Hollywood 411 reports.  “Thank you to everyone that checked on me. I am ALIVE and out of the hospital,” she shared on her Instagram Stories […]

Granddaughter of Aretha Franklin Performs Singer’s ‘Ain’t No Way’ for ‘American Idol’ Audition [VIDEO]

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*Aretha Franklin’s granddaughter served up her musical talents when she auditioned for “American Idol” during Sunday’s episode. Grace Franklin, 15, also paid tribute to her late grandmother by performing Aretha’s classic “Ain’t No Way” and the Lauryn Hill version of “Killing Me Softly,” to judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan. “Stop right there. […]

Kellyanne Conway’s Teen Daughter, Claudia, Auditions for ‘American Idol’ [VIDEO]

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*The new teaser for “American Idol” shows controversial teen influencer Claudia Conway hoping to win a golden ticket to Hollywood.  The 16-year-old is the daughter of Donald Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway and The Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway. A new clip from AI teases her audition in front of judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel […]