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American Idol Contestant Lindita Halimi Dropped a Whopping 150 Lbs. for Her Audition

Originally posted 01/07/2016 11:30AM

As if just making it on American Idol isn't impressive enough, contestant Lindita Halimi lost 150 lbs. to prepare for her audition.

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Watch Kanye West Perform 'Gold Digger' in Golden Ticket-Worthy American Idol Audition

Originally posted 01/05/2016 09:40AM

It's Yeezy season!

Ever since Kanye West staged a surprise American Idol audition in October, fans have eagerly awaited official footage of the golden ticket-worthy performance. Well, it's finally here!

In a clip from Monday night, West graced judges (Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban) with an original song. "It has one of the judges' names in it so," he said.

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UpdatePosted 12/23/2015 03:15PM

Watch Kanye West's Surprise American Idol Audition

Originally posted 10/11/2015 02:00PM

It's YEEZY season! Can't wait for you guys to see Kanye on @AmericanIdol in January! #Idol pic.twitter.com/zhRtQH5Ti9— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) December 23, 2015

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Gear Up for the Last Season of American Idol with an Exclusive Look at the Premiere's Opening Sequence (VIDEO)

Originally posted 12/22/2015 05:25PM

Thirteen years ago, America fell in love with Kelly Clarkson when she won the first season of American Idol.

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Harry Connick Jr. on Marriage and Fatherhood: 'I Married Up!'

Originally posted 12/15/2015 08:15PM

Even after 25 years of marriage, Harry Connick Jr. is still learning about his wife.

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American Idol Hopeful Has Room in Tears When Her Mother Surprises Her from Overseas

Originally posted 11/25/2015 07:45PM

[YOUTUBE "_GCBlerBd6I"] Sometimes making an American Idol judge cry can be a good thing.

One Idol hopeful proved that in an exclusive clip showing what happened after 15-year-old Tristan from gave a moving performance and Harry Connick Jr. read a letter from one of her family members.

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New Orleans Music Legend Allen Toussaint Dies: Here Are Five of His Best Collaborations

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New Orleans Music Legend Allen Toussaint Dies: Here Are Five of His Best Collaborations

Originally posted 11/10/2015 12:50PM

Allen Toussaint, a legendary fixture of New Orleans music – both in the city as a representative of its distinctive sound – died Monday at 77.

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Lady Gaga, Céline Dion and More Stars Added to Lineup for Grammy Concert Celebrating Frank Sinatra

Lady Gaga, Céline Dion and More Stars Added to Lineup for Grammy Concert Celebrating Frank Sinatra

Originally posted 11/10/2015 10:05AM

For Frank Sinatra, it's only the best of the best.

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Harry Connick Jr.'s Teen Daughter Arrested After Allegedly Providing Alcohol to Minors at House Party

Harry Connick Jr.'s Daughter Georgia Arrested After Allegedly Providing Alcohol to Minors at House Party

Originally posted 08/19/2015 12:30AM

Harry Connick Jr.'s daughter was reportedly arrested over the weekend after a house party at her family's New Canaan, Connecticut, home.

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