‘American Idol’ Judge Says They’ve Found The Next Kelly Clarkson In Grace Kinstler

American Idol judges heaped praise on the final contestant of the show’s first audition episode of Season 19. They compared her performance to that of first Idol winner Kelly Clarkson. Grace Kinstler from Chicago, Illinois, was the last hopeful to stand in front of Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan during Idol‘s season premiere. […]

‘American Idol’ Teases Claudia Conway Audition In New Twitter Trailer

American Idol teased the audition of Claudia Conway in a new trailer posted to Twitter. Claudia is the daughter of former President Donald Trump’s advisor Kellyanne Conway and her husband, Lincoln Project founder George Conway. Claudia first teased her appearance on the show in November when she posted a TikTok video to social media of […]

Katy Perry Looks Like A Golden Goddess In New ‘American Idol’ Pic

Katy Perry joined Ryan Seacrest, Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, and Bobby Bones in a new Instagram photo to promote American Idol. She looked like a golden goddess and took center stage in the snap. The new photo ushers in Season 19 of the show, with a flurry of golden tickets surrounding the judges, host, and […]

‘American Idol’ Reportedly Begins Filming Season 4 With Restrictions Due To COVID-19

American Idol has reportedly begun filming Season 4 with restrictions set in place to ensure the safety of the contestants and all involved with the production due to the coronavirus pandemic. Judges’ auditions for the series reportedly began production on October 5, reported Deadline. American Idol will now hold these in several California locations to […]

‘American Idol’ Reveals Which Judges Will Be Back For Season 19

ABC has revealed which American Idol judges will be back for Season 19 — and if Ryan Seacrest will once again take on hosting duties. The network officially confirmed on August 19 that it’ll be a trio of familiar faces on the judging panel when it returns next year, while the latter mainstay will also […]

Luke Bryan Calls Carrie Underwood’s Lack Of CMA EOTY Wins ‘Disturbing’

Luke Bryan has spoken out in support of Carrie Underwood. Luke publicly threw his support behind the star after country music legend Garth Brooks made the surprising decision to take his name out of consideration for the prestigious Entertainer of the Year (EOTY) award at the 2020 CMA Awards after he was heavily criticized for […]

Thomas Rhett And Wife Lauren Akins Enjoy A Day Out On Luke Bryan’s Boat

Country music singer Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren Akins, spent Sunday, July 26, soaking up the sun and fishing on fellow country music singer Luke Bryan’s boat. Rhett took to Instagram to share a sweet photo of him and his wife enjoying the day out on the water. The famous couple posed at the […]

‘American Idol’ Finale Will Include ‘We Are The World’ Performance With Special Guests

While American Idol will be filming the finale to its 18th season remotely, that doesn’t mean the long-running reality series will be dialing back on its usual bombast. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic means this finale will be like none that came before, and an E! Online report reveals that the competition will take advantage […]

Katy Perry, Luke Bryan & Lionel Richie Spill Details Of Fourth ‘American Idol’ Judge

Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie spilled details of a fourth judge who will make an appearance on American Idol in a quick clip seen just before the show’s newest episode on Sunday. The trio stood together and spoke about what fans can expect moving forward on the series. “Guys I can’t tell you […]

‘American Iol’ Fans Blast Clueless Contestant Lou Dawg As He Confuses Luke Bryan For Justin Timberlake

American Idol fans are freaking out after a contestant from Hawaii auditioned for the show and had no idea who the judges were. On Sunday night’s episode of the ABC singing competition, dreamy surfer/model Lou Dawg showed up with guitar in hand, but no knowledge of who well-known celebrity judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and […]

‘American Idol’ Judge Teases New Contestant Is ‘Biggest Star We’ve Ever Had’ In New Trailer

American Idol judge Luke Bryan teased in a new trailer for the show’s upcoming season that a jaw-dropping performance by a contestant promises to showcase the “biggest star we’ve ever had” on the reality competition singing series. The show, which launched the careers of Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, will debut its newest season in […]

Katy Perry Announces Third Season Of ‘American Idol’ With Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan On Instagram

Katy Perry took to Instagram on Monday to announce that she would be returning for the third season of ABC’s American Idol alongside judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan, who joined Perry at the judge’s table in Seasons 1 and 2 of the reboot of the popular singing competition. It’s been a busy few weeks […]

Blake Shelton Trolled Over Hilarious Throwback Photo For Luke Bryan’s Birthday

Blake Shelton is spreading the birthday love for Luke Bryan with a hilarious throwback post, but it turns out that he’s the one actually being trolled. The country star took to social media on July 17 to share the snap with the “Crash My Party” singer from a few years ago and also poked a […]

Carrie Underwood Shows Off Post-Baby Body In Double High-Slit Dress 3 Months After Giving Birth

Carrie Underwood is proving that she’s looking just as stunning as ever a mere three months after giving birth to her second child with husband Mike Fisher. The country superstar returned to where it all began for her as she performed on the big American Idol Season 17 finale on May 19 while sporting a […]

‘American Idol’ Renewed But Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, & Lionel Richie Future In Jeopardy

American Idol has scored a Season 3 renewal but a new report reveals that judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan’s roles on the series could hang in the balance as the reality competition singing series moves forward into the future on ABC. Deadline reported that the 18th overall season of the show may […]

‘American Idol’ Spoilers: Leading Prediction Site Says One Of These Three Singers Should Win Season 17

A leading Hollywood prediction site says that there are only three contestants of the soon-to-be-announced Top 10 American Idol performers who should make it to the finals. These surprising picks come on the eve of when the current contestants will learn if they have made the cut as the group of 14 hopefuls is whittled […]

Here’s Why Katy Perry Broke Down In Tears In Extremely Emotional ‘American Idol’ Moment

Katy Perry became visibly emotional during a candid moment on the latest installment of American Idol. The judge – who sits alongside Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie on the judging panel of the ABC singing competition – couldn’t seem to hold back the tears during the April 14 episode, breaking down in tears as contestant […]

‘American Idol’ Spoilers: Top 14 Contestants For 2019 Season Revealed

American Idol fans now officially know who the top 20 contestants for the 2019 season are, but there is one more critical round of cuts ahead. The live shows will be starting soon, and that’s when the audience gets to decide which singers stay and which ones head home. However, Idol spoilers reveal that six […]

‘American Idol’ Recap: Luke Bryan Reconnects With Cystic Fibrosis Survivor

According to Yahoo Entertainment, American Idol judge Luke Bryan found himself participating in an audition with Ethan Payne, a survivor of cystic fibrosis. Payne revealed in his backstory that he was diagnosed with the deadly disease when he was 18-months-old. He admits that with the high death rate of those suffering the respiratory disease, oftentimes […]

‘American Idol’ Recap: Blind Singer Brings Lionel Richie To Tears

According to Yahoo Entertainment, American Idol judge Lionel Richie was struggling to contain himself as blind singer Shayy Winn demonstrated her incredible talent in her recent audition. On Wednesday’s episode, Winn told her heartbreaking backstory of how she lost her eyesight. She says it started when she was struggling to see the whiteboard at school, […]

‘American Idol’ 2019 Spoilers: Top 20 Contestants Revealed Ahead Of Season 17 Premiere

A new season of American Idol is about to debut on ABC and fans are anxious for spoilers. 2019 marks the second run of the reboot on the new network and it’s shaping up to be a wild one. Ryan Seacrest is back as the host and viewers will again see Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, […]

Luke Bryan And His Wife Caroline Adopted Senior Dog

According to a report by People, Luke Bryan is the proud owner of a senior dog adopted from the Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue shelter in Tennessee. The country music singer went into the animal shelter with his wife Caroline and adopted a dog named Poochie on Saturday. A Facebook post says the 18-year-old dog was […]

Luke Bryan’s Mother Returns To Florida Home To Find It Destroyed By Hurricane Michael

In the wake of Hurricane Michael in early October, thousands of people must now make a heartbreaking trip to see what is left of their homes. For some, there is nothing left to salvage. Hurricane Michael was a Category 4 storm that crushed the sunshine state of Florida, as well as parts of Georgia, Virginia, […]

Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, & Luke Bryan To Perform At CMAs

There is less than a month to go until the November 14 date set for this year’s Country Music Awards, and the first round of performers has been announced. According to One Country, the 52nd annual CMA lineup will include a group of artists who have all been nominated for this year’s awards. Among those […]

Luke Bryan Jokes About His Six-Pack As He Reveals His Fitness Secrets

Country star Luke Bryan is joking about his six-pack as he reveals his secret to staying in what he described to People as “minimal shape.” The site reports that the popular American Idol judge teased his body while on stage on June 2 as he revealed the exact kind of six-pack he has. “I got […]

Luke Bryan’s Mom Takes Over ‘American Idol’ For Mother’s Day

American Idol’s Top 3 may have stolen the show on Sunday night, but Luke Bryan’s mom took it over. On a night that featured Carrie Underwood and moms galore, the country superstar-turned-Idol judge got the surprise of his life when his mom, LeClaire Bryan, turned up at the live American Idol taping in Los Angeles. […]

Katy Perry Says ‘Don’t Talk To Me’ After ‘American Idol’ Co-Star Luke Bryan’s Pregnancy Joke

Katy Perry usually has a sense of humor, but the American Idol judge draws the line at jokes about her personal life. Perry and her Idol co-star Luke Bryan were chatting with reporters after the live taping of the ABC singing competition when the country star blurted out some personal—and, it turns out, untrue—business about […]

‘American Idol’ Reboot Coming Back For Second Season On ABC With All Judges On Board

The American Idol reboot turned out to be a hit. A second season of ABC’s reboot of the TV singing competition has already been announced by the network several weeks before the first season is set to end, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The American Idol renewal also includes the return of freshman judges Katy […]

Blake Shelton Responds To Luke Bryan’s Offer To Officiate His & Gwen Stefani’s Wedding

Blake Shelton is responding to friend Luke Bryan’s offer to officiate his and Gwen Stefani’s wedding. As Entertainment Tonight reports, though Blake and Gwen aren’t even engaged just yet, Luke made the offer to help the two tie the knot earlier this month – though it sounds like The Voice coach probably won’t be giving […]

Luke Bryan Jokes About Marrying Blake Shelton And Gwen Stefani As Blake Makes Wedding Confession

If Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani ever do tie the knot — and Blake’s recent interview with CMT’s Cody Alan makes it sound like they definitely will someday — they know exactly who to ask to officiate their wedding ceremony. And who knows? He might just offer to throw them a redneck wedding reception where […]

‘American Idol’ Spoilers: Top 14 Singers For 2018 Reboot Revealed, Reports ‘The Idol Pad’

American Idol spoilers indicate that the Top 14 group of singers who make it to the 2018 reboot season live shows is jam-packed with talent. The Top 24 grouping has featured plenty of fantastic performances, but it is almost time for the live show finalists to be revealed and it looks like this is definitely […]

Watch Kelly Ripa Hilariously Audition For ‘American Idol’

Kelly Ripa may have been brightening America’s morning on Live since 2001, but it turns out the former soap actress has another career in mind – kind of. The star recently tried her hand at singing in a hilarious new segment for Live with Kelly and Ryan where she tried her hand at becoming the […]

Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani Urged To Host 2018 ACM Awards After Luke Bryan’s Firing

Blake Shelton and girlfriend Gwen Stefani may be two of the biggest names in music, but could they soon be adding award show host to their resumes? Ever since Dierks Bentley confirmed earlier this week that he and Luke Bryan had been “fired” as hosts of the country music awards show, fans are now urging […]

Blake Shelton Has Perfect Country Clap-Back To Miranda Lambert’s Shade, Complete With Music Duet

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert reigned as the country music king and queen for years. Following their divorce several years ago, Shelton found a new love on the stage of The Voice in Gwen Stefani. And while it took her somewhat longer, Lambert discovered a new partner in Anderson East. But there’s a difference between […]

Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton 2018: Pair ‘Incredibly Attracted’ To Each Other, Discredits Pregnancy Rumors Again

There is no denying that Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are among the most talked about couples in Hollywood today. As a matter of fact, the pair has been continuously making it into the headlines since they first confirmed their romance in 2015. Their relationship was hounded with numerous malicious rumors, including one claiming that […]

Blake Shelton And Gwen Stefani Show Off Serious PDA After Miranda Lambert Diss

It looks like Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani aren’t paying too much attention to the shade thrown by the country singer’s ex-wife Miranda Lambert. After Miranda seemingly called out Blake live on stage during a concert last week, Blake and Gwen then took to the stage together to put their love for one another on […]

Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani Go On Romantic Beach Vacation, Debunk Breakup Rumors

It seems like the rumor that Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are going through a rough patch will finally die down after the two were spotted enjoying a romantic beach get-away. Blake and Gwen were recently rumored to have broken up, or are at least having problems after Shelton was accused of cheating on his […]

Luke Bryan Shares Adorable Video Telling His Kids They’re Having A Snow Day

Country star Luke Bryan took to social media this week to share an adorable video of himself and wife Caroline revealing the big news to their sons and a group of their friends that they wouldn’t be going to school because of a snow day. Sharing the sweet video with his followers on January 16, […]

Blake Shelton Slams Luke Bryan, Jokes He ‘Looks Inbred’

Blake Shelton is throwing some serious shade at fellow country star Luke Bryan after he joked in a new video that he thinks the “Light It Up” singer looks “inbred.” Shelton made the startling confession in a new clip posted to his social media accounts, where he poked a whole lot of fun at Bryan […]

Luke Bryan Reveals Christmas Plans After The Deaths Of His Brother, Sister, & Brother-In-Law

Luke Bryan is opening up about his family Christmas plans and the emotions the holidays bring after the sad deaths of his brother, sister, and brother-in-law. Speaking out about what he has planned for the festive season after he and wife Caroline made the decision to take in his nephew in 2014, Luke admitted that […]

Katy Perry Will Be A ‘Straight Shooter’ As Judge On ‘American Idol’ Reboot

ABC is hoping for big things with the American Idol reboot, but it looks like judge Katy Perry is hoping for even bigger things. Since she signed on as one of the judges for the reboot, Perry is not messing around, as she states she is searching for the next “Kelly Clarkson” this season. Perry […]

Luke Bryan Weighs In On Blake Shelton’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ Backlash

Blake Shelton’s close friend and fellow country star Luke Bryan is weighing in on the intense backlash Blake’s been receiving ever since it was announced this week that People had crowned him as 2017’s “Sexiest Man Alive” – and it turns out he actually (kind of) agrees with the haters. Luke spoke out about all […]

Luke Bryan Speaks Out About Losing Both Of His Siblings In New Special

Luke Bryan has been through a lot over the years and tonight he will speak out about the loss of both of his siblings in a television special. Us Weekly shared the news about what Luke has to say and when you can see this special about his life. Luke is one of the biggest […]

Luke Bryan Reveals How He’s Changing His Life After Las Vegas Shooting

Luke Bryan is revealing how the horrific mass shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas earlier this month has changed his perception on life, while also opening up about how “proud” he is of close friend Jason Aldean who was performing on stage as the shots rang out on October 1. Luke, who […]

Katy Perry’s Huge ‘American Idol’ Salary Reportedly ‘Left Pennies’ For Luke Bryan And Lionel Richie

When Katy Perry inked a deal with ABC for $25 million to be a judge on the American Idol reboot, it ended up causing problems for the network when it came to filling out the judge’s panel. After three months of trying to get talent with low ball contract offers, the show finally hired country […]

‘American Idol’: Dream Team Judges Pose For First Photo Together, Give Scoop On Drama-Free ABC Reboot

This is your American Idol judges’ panel. The superstar judges for ABC’s 2018 reboot of the long-running TV singing competition posed for their first photo together, and the star power is so bright we need to wear shades. Posing for the first time as the new American Idol team were Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and […]

Blake Shelton Slams ‘Dumb’ Luke Bryan After Joining ‘The Voice’ Rival ‘American Idol’

Blake Shelton is calling out Luke Bryan for being “dumb” after it was confirmed last week that he would be joining the upcoming American Idol reboot alongside fellow judges Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. Blake, who’s served as a coach on American Idol’s rival talent search NBC’s The Voice since it first began in 2011, […]

Luke Bryan And Lionel Richie To Join Katy Perry As Judges On ‘American Idol’ With Mega Contracts

After fans have been waiting for what seems like an eternity, the search for the next American Idol judges has finally come to an end, with icon Lionel Richie and country superstar Luke Bryan signing huge contracts to join pop star Katy Perry. For weeks, plenty of names were rumored to be joining the cast […]

‘American Idol’ Reboot In Shambles — Failure To Lock Down Luke Bryan Could Reportedly Lose Katy Perry

The American Idol reboot has hit some major snags. Although ABC managed to land Katy Perry and Ryan Seacrest, the network is struggling to round out its panel of judges. With Luke Bryan being the latest target who slipped through the cracks, is the reboot doomed before it even starts? According to Hollywood Life, Perry […]

Carrie Underwood & Sam Hunt Team Up To Raise Thousands For Orphanage

Country music stars Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt are teaming up to do good. The twosome hit the stage together in Nashville, Tennessee, on September 7 to raise money for a Honduran orphanage, and managed to raise a whopping $602,000 for the good cause. A number of attendees at the benefit shared photos from the […]