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FROM EW: Ryan Seacrest Reflects on 15 Years of American Idol

FROM EW: Ryan Seacrest Reflects on 15 Years of American Idol

Originally posted 01/06/2016 05:05PM

"Winding Paula [Abdul] up as far as he could without making her, you know, explode? He enjoyed it," Seacrest says of Simon Cowell

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7 Things You Forgot About the First Season of American Idol

7 Things You Forgot About the First Season of American Idol

Originally posted 01/06/2016 03:30PM

Nearly 14 years have passed since the first season of American Idol. Yup, Kelly Clarkson has been in our lives for over a decade.

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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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Ryan Seacrest Is Swiping Keepsakes from the American Idol Set

Originally posted 01/01/2016 10:05AM

Ryan Seacrest has been waiting 14 seasons for a moment like this.

"I've been taking Idol stuff the last couple of months: signs and photos from the original season," the American Idol host says in the current issue of PEOPLE.

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Ryan Seacrest Gave the Wests' Son Saint the Best Present – a Onesie of Kanye Album Covers

Ryan Seacrest Gave the Wests' Son Saint the Best Present – a Onesie of Kanye Album Covers

Originally posted 12/30/2015 04:35PM

The American Idol host had to get creative while shopping for the family's newborn son

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10 Things You Maybe Didn't Know About New Year's Rockin' Eve

10 Things You Maybe Didn't Know About New Year's Rockin' Eve

Originally posted 12/30/2015 12:30PM

There's a good chance those reading this article can't remember a Dec. 31 without Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Even if you don't watch the annual, year-end special at home, it's hard to escape. It's on in bars. It's on at parties. And sometimes people will actually turn on the TV just to watch the Times Square countdown. It's that well-integrated into the holiday.

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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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Nick Jonas and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Join New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest

Nick Jonas and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Join New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest

Originally posted 12/15/2015 08:00AM

We know where Nick Jonas will be when the ball drops!

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Ryan Seacrest Is Not Engaged, Despite Reports

Ryan Seacrest Is Not Engaged, Despite Reports

Originally posted 11/29/2015 05:00PM

Did Ryan Seacrest put a ring on it?

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