01:01 AM EDT 04/25/2015
Originally posted 11/11/2014 08:00PM
It is the end of an era.
Randy Jackson is leaving American Idol.
"After 13 seasons, I felt now was the perfect time to leave American Idol," Jackson says in a statement released to PEOPLE. "I'm proud to have been a part of a series that discovered some incredible artists and will go down in history as one of the most successful television shows ever. A true original, Idol started it all. Onto what's next.”
Originally posted 10/20/2014 03:45PM
Though doctors have given him just six months until his kidneys fail, American Idol's Scott MacIntyre refuses to let his illness slow him down.
"There is a lot of uncertainty about the immediate future, as you can imagine," MacIntyre tells PEOPLE of being diagnosed with kidney failure. "But for now, I'm still very mobile and I'm going to continue to perform and speak as long as I have the strength to do so."
This is not the first time MacIntyre has faced a health crisis. The season 8 Idol contestant, 29 – who was born blind – had to undergo a kidney transplant at the age of 22 after he was diagnosed with kidney failure in his late teens.
Originally posted 10/16/2014 11:15AM
Jennifer Lopez has been known to celebrate her birthday in epic fashion, but on Tuesday night it was all about her former backup singer, Pia Toscano.
Originally posted 10/10/2014 03:00PM
The singer and fiancée Katherine Cook welcomed daughter Kennedy Taylor on Friday, his rep tells PEOPLE exclusively
Originally posted 09/26/2014 04:15PM
It's over, dawg.
Originally posted 09/24/2014 04:00PM
Forgive Kelly Clarkson fans if they have been singing "My Life Would Suck Without You" lately.
Originally posted 08/20/2014 09:15AM
There are those who are in denial about turning 40. Then there's Ryan Seacrest, who's opting to look the landmark square in the eye.
Originally posted 08/15/2014 02:40PM
American Idol season 2 finalist Josh Gracin gave his family, friends and fans a huge scare Thursday after he reportedly posted an apparent suicide note on Facebook and then went missing.
"I've loved her for 17 years … I made mistakes … I admitted them, told her the truth and she turned her back on me when I needed her ... the most … I love you all," Gracin, 33, reportedly wrote in a post that has since been taken down, according to TMZ. "You have given me the greatest gift. You allowed me to touch your hearts with what I loved to do the most … Please remember me as someone who gave his all in his music … Pray for my family as they carry on in this world without me. Goodbye."
Originally posted 08/11/2014 02:00PM
A small group of loved ones gathered for a private ceremony in memory of American Idol finalist Michael Johns at Los Angeles's Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Friday
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