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Ryan Seacrest Gets Tie Feedback from J.Lo, the Hoff and More in This Week's Idol Video Blog

Ryan Seacrest Gets Tie Feedback from J.Lo, the Hoff and More in This Week's Idol Video Blog

Originally posted 03/26/2015 11:20AM

See the hilarious (and super-insidery) clip

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David Hasslehoff Performs a Killer '80s Medley on American Idol

Originally posted 03/25/2015 10:15PM

[YOUTUBE "ZiUVuTTN-bw"] It was '80s night on American Idol and even though there are some very talented singers left in the competition, the performance of the night didn't belong to one of the contestants.

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Is That a Mullet? See Keith Urban's Old-School Photo for American Idol '80s Night!

Is That a Mullet? See Keith Urban's Old-School Photo for American Idol '80s Night!

Originally posted 03/25/2015 08:40PM

Keith Urban has proven he can pull off skinny jeans.

Or, at least, he rocked them in the '80s, as seen in a throwback photo posted on Twitter on Wednesday to celebrate American Idol's Totally '80s-themed evening.

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Why Does Jennifer Lopez Think Her Kids Are 'Supersmart?'

Why Does Jennifer Lopez Think Her Kids Are 'Supersmart?'

Originally posted 03/20/2015 01:00PM

"And I'm not saying that because they're my kids," the American Idol judge jokes to PEOPLE

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Ryan Seacrest Kicks Off His Idol Video Diary with an Insider Look Backstage

Ryan Seacrest Kicks Off His Idol Video Diary with an Insider Look Backstage

Originally posted 03/20/2015 12:10PM

Week one includes a cameo from mom, and an admission that, yes, he wears jeans!

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American Idol: Quentin Alexander Performs a Haunting Version of 'You're the One That I Want'

Originally posted 03/19/2015 10:45PM

[YOUTUBE "Hn16g2NSW4Q"] When American Idol went to the movies this week, contestant Quentin Alexander stole the show.

The New Orleans native stripped down Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta's "You're the One That I Want" from Grease and wowed Thursday's crowd despite never having seen the 1978 musical.

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UpdatePosted 03/13/2015 01:50PM

Want to Know What an Empire Live Show Would Sound Like? Watch 'No Apologies' on American Idol

Originally posted 03/13/2015 11:35AM

[YOUTUBE "UpHJ73bSug8"] So … about that proposed Empire concert series

Empire costars Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Gray (aka Yazz the Greatest) stopped by American Idol on Wednesday night to give the idea a test run of sorts in a performance of their song "No Apologies."

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American Idol: You've Never Heard Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy' Like This

Originally posted 03/12/2015 10:50PM

[YOUTUBE "YeSK21VmIE0"] If you've ever wondered what Iggy Azalea would sound like if she were transported to the 1920s – and even if you haven't – American Idol's Joey Cook had the performance for you on Thursday.

Cook, 23, is known to Idol fans for her quirky image and accordion-accompanied performances but on Thursday night the Woodbridge, Virginia, native wowed the crowd with her own rendition of the Aussie rapper's hit song.

Based on an arrangement by Postmodern Jukebox, blue-haired Cook wowed the crowd with her performance and had judge Jennifer Lopez dancing in her seat.

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Your American Idol Top 12 Cheat Sheet

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UpdatePosted 03/12/2015 07:20PM

Meet the American Idol Top 12

Originally posted 03/11/2015 09:00PM

Here they are America, your Top 12!

After weeks of auditions and hard cuts by the judges, American Idol has revealed final 12 contestants.

But who has what it takes to actually become the fourteenth winner of the Fox reality series?

PEOPLE breaks down the contestants:

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5 Things to Know About American Idol Mentor Scott Borchetta

Originally posted 03/11/2015 09:00AM

Randy Jackson may no longer be mentoring the American Idol contestants, but the show has found a more-than-worthy replacement in Scott Borchetta.

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