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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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UpdatePosted 03/06/2015 11:00AM

Kelly Clarkson Admits She Dated Justin Guarini, Talks 'Pitchy Stripper' Comment (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/06/2015 10:55AM

All of our 2002 dreams are coming true!

Kelly Clarkson has admitted that she and fellow American Idol finalist Justin Guarini used to date.

In a segment of "Plead the Fifth" on Watch What Happens Live on Thursday, the "Heartbeat" singer was asked to confirm whether she and Guarini really had a fling, as he claimed in his one-man show Lovesick.

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American Idol Contestant Jax Wears #TheDress

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UpdatePosted 03/06/2015 08:30AM

American Idol Contestant Jax Wears #TheDress

Originally posted 03/06/2015 08:30AM

Can we all finally agree it's black and blue?

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Keith Urban Brings a Little American Idol to the Ryman Stage

Keith Urban Wows at Midnight Show at the Ryman

Originally posted 02/27/2015 12:55PM

It's confirmed! Keith Urban looks and sounds incredible 24 hours a day.

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See the American Idol Audition That Made the Judges Cry (VIDEO)

Originally posted 01/16/2015 07:40AM



Now that's how you perfect an American Idol audition.

Hollywood Anderson, a formerly homeless New York City subway busker, completely stunned judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick Jr. and substitute judge Adam Lambert when he sang his original song, "My Best Friend," during Thursday night's New York auditions.

In fact, it was "goosies" for everyone watching, anywhere.

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American Idol's Phillip Phillips Is Engaged!

Phillip Phillips Is Engaged to Girlfriend Hannah Blackwell

Originally posted 12/27/2014 10:50AM

It was a very Merry Christmas for Phillip Phillips.

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Harry Connick Jr. Gives the Best Idol Audition Ever (VIDEO)

Originally posted 12/13/2014 07:25PM

[YOUTUBE "egFQ2rHlm4s"] Looks like someone's excited about the new season of American Idol!

Harry Connick Jr., 47, gave fellow judges Keith Urban, 47, and Jennifer Lopez, 45, quite an earful with his own mock audition in San Francisco.

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