Thu, August 19, 2010

American Idol 2010

DeWyze triumphs over Bowersox on 'American Idol'

Lee DeWyze, a paint store clerk who overcame his shyness to impress "American Idol" judges and viewers with his spirit and soulful voice, triumphed Wednesday over bluesy musician Crystal Bowersox in the contest's ninth season. Full story

ABOUT THE SHOW

Reality TV show American Idol

The program aims to discover the best singer in the country through a series of nationwide auditions in which viewer voting determines the winner.

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LAST SEASON

Ellen DeGeneres out as 'American Idol' judge

2010-07-30 02:23:21 GMT SINA.com Ellen DeGeneres is dancing off "American Idol" after one season, leaving Fox's hit show with two vacancies on its judging panel.

'American Idol' lowers age eligibility

2010-06-22 02:58:20 GMT SINA.com The next "American Idol" may not be able to drive a car.

Bret Michaels to replace Simon Cowell on "Idol"?

2010-06-01 02:58:43 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, June 1 (Xinhuanet) -- American Idol's departing judge Simon Cowell has suggested Bret Michaels to replace him at the "Idol" finale party, and the latter replied that he was in the running to the replacement, according to media reports.

DeWyze triumphs over Bowersox on 'American Idol'

2010-05-27 03:23:52 GMT SINA.com LOS ANGELES – Lee DeWyze, a paint store clerk who overcame his shyness to impress "American Idol" judges and viewers with his spirit and soulful voice, triumphed Wednesday over bluesy musician Crystal Bowersox in the contest's ninth season.

Top 12 ninth-season finalists take to the stage, sing

2010-03-18 10:52:37 GMT SINA.com American Idol's Top 12 ninth-season finalists took the stage for the first time during Tuesday night's live performance show broadcast, singing Rolling Stones songs.

Eggheads on 'Idol'

2010-03-18 10:47:16 GMT SINA.com Who cares what Simon, Randy, Kara, or Ellen think? We created our own American Idol panel, with four of the smartest judges we could find. As a judge on American Idol, Ellen DeGeneres could use all the help she can get. Remember when she accidentally thought a piano was a guitar? Actually, this whole season of Idol seems off key—three promising performers went home last week and Simon Cowell seems more tuned out than ever. That's why NEWSWEEK recruited the world's smartest Idol fans to serve as our own judges.

Did the right person go home?

2010-03-18 10:39:29 GMT SINA.com Bam! We’re down to 11! Or, in other words, after tonight’s not terribly suspenseful American Idol results show, we’re a mere 20 episodes away from naming Kris Allen’s successor. [WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD, west-coast readers!]