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Woman Sentenced To 8 Days In Jail For Stealing Ex-‘Idol’ Contestant’s iPhone

A 47-year-old woman was sentenced to eight days in jail for stealing a former “American Idol” contestant’s iPhone during an event at an Orange County elementary school last week.

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Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban To Join Star-Studded Panel Of Judges On ‘Idol’

Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban will join the star-studded cast of judges on “American Idol.”

09/16/2012

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Mariah Carey To Join Judging Panel On ‘American Idol’

Mariah Carey has been named the newest judge on FOX’s “American Idol”, it was announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/23/2012

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Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez Leaving ‘American Idol’ After 2 Seasons

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and singer/actress Jennifer Lopez are leaving as judges on the Fox Broadcasting singing competition “American Idol” after two seasons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2012

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William Hung: Greatest Musician Of All Time?

“She bangs! She bangs!” Could American Idol hopeful William Hung be the greatest musician of all time?

01/18/2012

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People’s Choice Awards Big Winners

Katy Perry is in the popular clique now. The singer-actress won the most People’s Choice Awards at Wednesday’s 38th annual fan-favorite extravaganza.

01/11/2012

The throphies arrive at the 2012 People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 11, 2012. (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for PCA)

Complete List Of Winners At The 2012 People’s Choice Awards

Find out who came out on top at the 2012 People’s Choice Awards!

01/11/2012

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2012 People’s Choice Nominees

Here are the nominations for the 2012 People’s Choice Awards, to air Thursday, January 11 on CBS.

12/29/2011

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American Idol Finalist Casey Abrams Talks About The ‘IBD Icons’ Campaign

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Fresh off the American Idol tour, Casey Abrams visits KCAL 9! The sixth place American Idol finalist dropped by the KCAL 9 studios on Wednesday to talk to viewers about his […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/28/2011

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‘American Idol’ Ratings Top Oprah’s Finale

Despite “The Oprah Winfrey Show” scoring its highest audience in 17 years with the show’s much-anticipated finale, “American Idol” stayed on top of the ratings with its finale Wednesday night.

05/26/2011

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Scotty McCreery Crowned New ‘American Idol’

Scotty McCreery is the new “American Idol,” defeating fellow country crooner Lauren Alaina.

05/25/2011

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Spoiler? Busy Signal-Measuring Website Predicts ‘Idol’ Champion

A website that’s correctly predicted the winner for each season of “American Idol” it’s covered by measuring busy signals for contestant hotlines has made its selection for Tuesday night’s finale. If you don’t want to read what may be a potential spoiler for Wednesday night’s results, then read no further.

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‘Idol’ Judges Back Lauren Alaina To Win Finale

If it was up to the judges, Lauren Alaina would be crowned the next “American Idol.” The show’s panel backed the chipper, 16-year-old songbird of Rossville, Ga., to win the grand prize after she faced off against Scotty McCreery in three performances on the Fox talent competition’s finale Tuesday.

05/24/2011

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