“American Idol” Judges Get Pranked by Contestant in Disguise [Watch]

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This far into the new season of American Idol, we have seen everyone from farmers to construction workers to models audition for judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie. But it was the gothed-out contestant named Lady Mapo that just might have received the most attention. On Monday night’s episode (March 18,) the figure … Read more

Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson’s Duet on “You’ve Got a Friend” Is Pure Sweetness

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“American Idol” brought them together and changed their lives. Maddie Poppe took home the win on season 16 of the reality show and Caleb Lee Hutchinson finishes second. That was the night that Caleb revealed he and Maddie were boyfriend and girlfriend. Right then and there, “American Idol” fans fell in love with the 19 … Read more

Gabby Barrett Shares Powerful Cover of LeAnn Rimes’ “I Need You”

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Since finishing third on “American Idol, Gabby Barrett has been keeping herself busy. The Pennsylvania native has recorded a few original songs and released her own independant videos. Now, Gabby is covering songs from country’s top females. She nailed her own version of Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty,” and has most recently taken on LeAnn Rimes’ … Read more

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Talking About Girlfriend Maddie Poppe Winning “Idol” is the Cutest Thing Ever

Well, y’all, “American Idol” is over and Maddie Poppe was officially named the winner of season 16! During the finale episode, it was revealed that the top two contestants, Maddie Poppe and Caleb Lee Hutchinson, are actually an item, which pretty much shocked everyone. After Maddie was crowned the champion, Entertainment Tonight caught up with the … Read more

“American Idol” Ended With a Crazy Plot Twist and We’re Here For It

Season 16 of “American Idol” has officially come to an end and boy, was that finale wild! When we went into night no. 2 of the season 16 finale, it was down to Gabby Barrett, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, and Maddie Poppe and, unfortunately, Gabby was eliminated, leaving Caleb and Maddie in the Top 2. Then, … Read more

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Nailed “Folsom City Blues” by Johnny Cash During the “American Idol” Finale

Tonight’s the night! On May 21 at 9|8c on ABC, we find out which our final three “American Idol” contestants will take home the win! For one of his two finale performances, country artist and all-around adorable fella Caleb Lee Hutchinson sang “Folsom City Blues” by the great Johnny Cash and it might’ve been my … Read more

“American Idol’s” Caleb Lee Hutchinson Takes on Carrie Underwood’s “So Small” and Pulls It Off

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The Top 5 contestants on “American Idol” have to be ready for anything. Sunday night, they needed to be ready for Carrie Underwood. The most successful “American Idol” of all-time stopped by to mentor the contestants. After getting some much-wanted advice from the country superstar, each of the 5 contestants had to perform one of … Read more

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Stole Hearts With His Performance of “Amazed” by Lonestar on “American Idol”

During “American Idol’s” Top 7 performances, the remaining contestants had to sing a song from the year they were born which, for Caleb Lee Hutchinson, was 1999. To keep in touch with his country roots, Caleb sang Lonestar’s hit song “Amazed,” which was originally released in December of 1999. While he stayed true to the … Read more

Caleb Lee Hutchinson Added Some Southern Twang to “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” on “American Idol” and Dedicated It To His Dog

We’re officially down to the top 7 on “American Idol” and things are heating up! Well, as much as they can when you’re singing Disney tunes, that is. For episode 15, the top 10 contestants each had to perform a classic Disney hit of their choice in front of a live audience (and in front … Read more

“American Idol” Top 10 Revealed and Who We Think Might Win

After weeks of auditioning, interesting song choices and more than one embarrassing moment from Katy Perry, “American Idol” has finally chosen its Top 10 contestants. Vying for the reality TV crown, officially, will be: Ada Vox, Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Catie Turner, Dennis Lorenzo, Gabby Barrett, Jurnee, Maddie Poppe, Michael J. Woodard and Michelle Sussett.   Based on performances fan voting put Cade … Read more