“Extra” was with “American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest in Nashville on Monday, where the show is holding auditions for Season 14, and he talked about the sudden death of Season 7 contestant Michael Johns at age 35.
Michael Johns, an “American Idol” finalist, died on Friday. He was 35.reports, the Season 7 contestant died from a blood clot in his ankle.
Singers Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick, Jr. will return as “American Idol” judges for its 14th season, FOX announced on Monday.
Ryan Seacrest is also returning as host.
“Idol” creator and executive producer Simon Fuller said in a statement, “I am thrilled our consummate host, Mr. Ryan Seacrest, is returning for Season 14, together with Jennifer, Harry and Keith. Their interaction, warmth and experience made them an absolute joy to watch. I can't wait to see their evolution together continue next season.”
“American Idol” has a new winner!
One of the “American Idol” winners is singing all the way to the bank as the top-earning alum, leaving the rest of the former contestants in the proverbial dust.Carrie Underwood! The country starlet, who won Season 4 of the singing competition, earned a whopping $31 million over the past year, says Forbes.
“American Idol” judge Harry Connick, Jr. felt the need to comment on Mariah Carey’s statement that she “hated” working on “Idol,” because he’s having a blast.
Mandisa also opened up about Simon Cowell's remarks on her weight when she first auditioned for "American Idol" and why she's actually thankful for his comments.
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“Extra’s” Jerry Penacoli caught up with touring country star Keith Urban backstage in Tampa Bay, where the singer talked about wife Nicole Kidman’s paparazzo knock-down, and the Season 13 judges of “American Idol."