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‘American Idol’ Winner Taylor Hicks Says The Show Let Them Know About Eliminations

 One of the big winners of American Idol back in the Simon Cowell days was Taylor Hicks. His velvet voice and rugged good looks won America over. But it seems that Taylor had the inside scoop on who was…

‘American Idol’ Winner Maddie Poppe Releases Debut Music Video

  After becoming the champion of the most recent season of American Idol last month, Maddie Poppe released her coronation single, ‘Going Going Gone’. And now the song has a video to go along with it! Upon release, ‘Going Going Gone’…

Does Musical Genre Affect Ratings on Singing Shows?

  Singing competition shows have been bringing in the ratings since season one of American Idol in 2002. Because of its success, many other shows have emerged from The X Factor to The Voice to The Sing-Off…the list goes on!…

Where Are They Now? ‘American Idol’s Haley Reinhart Headlining Show at The Troubadour

  Haley Reinhart was a fan favorite on Season 10 of American Idol. After placing third on the show, behind Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina, she has made a name for herself in the music industry. From signing record deals…

Maddie Poppe Posts First Episode of New YouTube Series: “An American Idol Story”

Coming off her big win just a few weeks ago, Maddie Poppe is starting a new YouTube series! The series, called “An American Idol Story,” will follow her journey since winning the inaugural season of American Idol on ABC.  In…

‘American Idol’ Winner Maddie Poppe Discusses The Pressures Of Winning

  We were all excited a few weeks ago when Iowa’s own Maddie Poppe won American Idol. It was a well deserved victory. But then the question that comes after any such win: What now? Apparently, this small town girl…

‘American Idol’ Winner Maddie Poppe Plans Different Style Than Her Single ‘Going Going Gone’

  When Maddie Poppe won American Idol a few weeks ago she sang her single Going Going Gone, which did very well on the iTunes charts. It’s a pretty song and really showcases her voice. The one thing I thought…

How To Audition For American Idol Season 2 on ABC

  American Idol‘s reboot just ended its first season but they are already thinking about season 2. We’re not sure when the show is coming back, whether early in 2019 or late 2018, but we do know that auditions for…

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Wanted Maddie Poppe To Win ‘American Idol’

  When it was announced that Caleb Lee Hutchinson and Maddie Poppe were dating right before the announcement of the American Idol winner, people got really nervous. Could the two young lovers be broken apart by the one of them…

Simon Cowell “Not Interested” In ‘American Idol’ Reboot

  When you think of American Idol, what image pops into your head? For most people it’s Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, and Simon Cowell sitting behind a desk. When it was announced that Idol was coming back, Simon was pretty…