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Jennifer Lopez & 'American Idol' Judges Head to New Orleans for Auditions!

Jennifer Lopez poses for a photo with her American Idol co-judges Harry Connick, Jr. and Keith Urban while arriving for the auditions on Wednesday (August 27) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.

Fans that still want a chance to audition for the upcoming season will have to get themselves to San Francisco on September 29 for their chance at stardom!

In case you didn’t know, Harry is actually from New Orleans so we hope he found some good talent in his hometown.

It was just announced that Harry will be appearing on the season premiere week of The Ellen DeGeneres Show to chat about his new movie Dolphin Tale 2.

FYI: Jennifer is wearing a Valentino dress and Casadei shoes.

20+ pictures inside of Jennifer Lopez and the judges at the auditions… More Here! »

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'American Idol' Team Responds to Michael Johns' Death

The people behind American Idol have taken to Twitter to express their condolences following the death of former contestant Michael Johns.

The singer died at the age of 35 from a blood clot in his ankle.

Fox, FremantleMedia North America, 19 Entertainment and the American Idol team released a joint statement, saying “Michael Johns was an incredible talent and we are deeply saddened by the news of his passing. He was a part of our American Idol family and he will be truly missed. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.”

The judges of Michael‘s season – Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson – also chimed in to send out their thoughts.

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Paramore Performs 'Ain't It Fun' with Jena Irene - Watch Now!

Hayley Williams of Paramore shows off her toned tummy while performing on stage during the season thirteen finale of American Idol on Wednesday (May 21) at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

The 25-year-old singer was joined on stage by finalist Jena Irene, who kicked off the performance by singing the band’s song “Decode.” They then segued into the current hit single “Ain’t It Fun” and it sure was a lot of fun!

“Close to show time for the guys and I! See y’all soon 📺📡,” Hayley tweeted before the show started.


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John Legend Sings 'All of Me' with Malaya Watson on 'American Idol' Finale - Watch Now!

John Legend takes a bow after his performance on the season thirteen finale of American Idol on Wednesday (May 21) at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

The 35-year-old singer performed his new single “You and I” before being joined by contestant Malaya Watson to sing his number one hit single “All of Me.”

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of John Legend

Earlier in the week, John gave the commencement speech at the University of Pennsylvania’s graduation. Make sure to check out the video of his speech now!


John Legend Sings ‘All of Me’ with Malaya Watson on ‘American Idol’ Finale

FYI: Malayais wearing A.V. Max Accessories cuffs and bracelet.

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'American Idol' Judges Perform Together on the Finale! (Video)

The judges of American IdolJennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. – join forces for an amazing performance during the show’s season thirteen finale on Wednesday (May 21) at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

The three entertainers were joined on stage by Idol mentor Randy Jackson, who backed them up on guitar. This is the first time in Idol history that all of the judges performed together!

The judges performed a medley of Cyndi Lauper‘s “True Colors” and Fleetwood Mac‘s “Go Your Own Way.”

Make sure to find out who was crowned the winner of this season in case you weren’t watching tonight.


‘American Idol’ Judges Perform Together on the Finale!
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Jason Mraz Joins Alex Preston for 'Idol' Finale Performance!

Jason Mraz hits the stage for a performance during the season thirteen finale of American Idol on Wednesday (May 21) at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

The 36-year-old singer was joined on stage by third place finalist Alex Preston to perform the singer’s brand new single “Love Someone”!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jason Mraz

Jason just announced that he will be releasing a new album very soon and every Monday until its release he will launch a new song.

“I am very pleased and very proud to announce that my new album ‘YES!’ will be released on July 15,” Jason tweeted.


Jason Mraz Joins Alex Preston for ‘Idol’ Finale Performance!

FYI: Jason is wearing Big Star jeans.
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Who Won 'American Idol' 2014? Season 13 Winner Revealed!

SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT CONTINUE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO KNOW THE RESULTS!

The moment we have been waiting for all season is finally here and the winner has been crowned on the thirteenth season of American Idol!

The ratings may have drastically declined this season, but there was no shortage of talent and the final two contestants – Caleb Johnson and Jena Irene – both rocked it out last night during the performance show.

The top contestants from this season will be heading out on a nationwide tour this summer, so make sure to check out all the details!

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