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16 YO Battling Cystic Fibrosis Wows Judges During ‘American Idol’ Audition [VIDEO]

Kayden Stephenson was 16 years old when he auditioned for American Idol in season 12. The teen suffers from cystic fibrosis, which he was diagnosed with when he was 18 months old. Check out his moving audition and how it…

‘American Idol’ Winner Fantasia Barrino Opens Up About Fertility Struggles After Announcing Pregnancy

Fantasia Barrino shot to fame after winning season three of American Idol. She married her husband Kendall Taylor five years ago and the two were eager to start a family. The couple opened up on The Tamron Hall Show about…

Gabby Barrett Teaches Husband Cade Foehner How To Change Their Baby’s Diaper [VIDEO]

Gabby Barrett is having a baby and is making sure her husband Cade Foehner is ready for diaper duty. The two American Idol country stars are gearing up for parenthood after Gabby announced she’s pregnant back in August. Check out…

‘American Idol’ Reject William Hung Reacts To Joe Rogan Calling Him ‘Mentally Challenged’

William Hung was just a 20-year-old civil engineering student when he auditioned for the third season of American Idol. Little did he know that his life was about to change forever and he would become an overnight sensation, so much…

‘American Idol’ Runner-Up Arthur Gunn Releases New Nepali Song ‘Jalai Mai’

Nepali powerhouse Dibesh Pokharel, otherwise known by his stage name Arthur Gunn just released a new Nepali song called “Jalai Mai.” Arthur was the runner up on season 18 of American Idol. Immediately after appearing on the show he released…

‘American Idol’ Winner Maddie Poppe’s New Christmas Album Has Fans Ecstatic

‘Tis the season for Christmas albums, and Season 16 American Idol winner Maddie Poppe has debuted her contribution to the genre. Her latest EP is called Christmas from Home. The album features five covers of classic Christmas songs, sung in…

The ‘American Idol’ Judges Can’t Stop Laughing At This Singer’s Audition [VIDEO]

Sometimes, the American Idol judges simply can’t contain their laughter when certain people audition for the show. Take, for example, James Lewis, who tried out for Season 7. James’ unusual voice made judges Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson burst into…

Gabby Barrett BEATS Blake Shelton And Maren Morris To Become Top Billboard Country Singer

Former American Idol star Gabby Barrett has had an amazing year, as her song “I Hope” grew in popularity and she released her first album Goldmine. The country star is even outperforming people like Blake Shelton. Blake himself shared Billboard‘s…

‘American Idol’ Contestant Sings CREEPY Stalker Song To Paula Abdul [VIDEO]

American Idol has seen a lot of weird contestants over the years, and some were actually pretty creepy. Take, for example, Paul Marturano, who auditioned in Season 7 with a song about stalking judge Paula Abdul. The performance was so…

‘American Idol’ Judges Hate Singer’s Chest Hair … Then THIS Happens

American Idol is known for discovering some amazing singers, but there have been plenty of weird auditions over the years. For example, Ben Haar auditioned for Season 7 while dressed as Princess Leia. And that wasn’t even the weirdest part!…