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John Stamos Is Joining 'American Idol' for a Special Reason!

John Stamos is joining American Idol!

The 57-year-old star is set to join the current season as a guest mentor, ET reported Tuesday (April 27).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of John Stamos

If you’ve been following along for the ride, you’ll already know that this season’s Top 9 will be taking a trip to Disney World for a Disney Night episode.

In that episode, they will get some guidance from Big Shot star John Stamos, as well as some inspiration from the Magic Kingdom itself. (John is a huge Disney fan, and even popped the question to Caitlin McHugh at Disneyland in 2017.)

“They said, you know, ‘Could you come down and be a mentor?’ I’m like, ‘Mentor?!’ These kids are so great I’m gonna tell them one thing, and they’re gonna go, ‘Stamos, we’ve heard you sing. Stop,’” he said with a laugh.

“I think John probably said yes when he heard ‘Disney.’ The thing is, John and I are probably the biggest Disney fans. So he gets to go to Disney World with the kids, which is basically the greatest place on Earth, and so I’m a little jealous because they didn’t ask me. I would’ve totally done it!” judge Katy Perry said.

The Top 9 will join the to-be-revealed Comeback show winner to perform a song from the Disney songbook.

One star of the show revealed they had a feeling they would be the next to be eliminated.

American Idol‘s Disney Night airs live on Sunday (May 2) at 8 p.m. ET.

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'American Idol' Alum Avalon Young Has Brain Cancer & Is Raising Money For Surgery Expenses

Avalon Young, who was part of American Idol‘s Farewell Season from Fox, has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

The now 26-year-old singer revealed the news to fans with an interview on her local San Diego Fox News station.

“I just felt a little bit disconnected mentally and then I started having what they’re calling a simple partial seizure once every three hours for a few days, which was very alarming, of course,” she shared about the odd symptoms she had been experiencing before the diagnosis.

Avalon continued, “I’m not an epileptic; I’ve never had a seizure in my life, so I didn’t even actually know what was going on, at first.

During a routine MRI, Avalon says that it revealed she had a brain tumor “as big as a peach”.

While it was removed in a 16-hour surgery in February, Avalon still has more surgery in her future to remove the rest of the cancer still resting there, as well as radiation treatment.

She set up a GoFundMe page to raise money to pay for the expensive treatment and surgery.

“The GoFundMe is something that is super important to me now, because I can’t really work around this time,” she shared with TMZ about her upcoming May surgery date.

She added that it’s “one of the most important things in my life right now because it’s really all that we have, paying all the medical bills.”

Here's Why 'American Idol' Isn't Airing a New Episode Tonight

Fans hoping to catch a brand new episode of American Idol on ABC tonight may be disappointed to learn that there is no new episode available to watch.

Episode 16 of American Idol Season 19 is not airing on Sunday evening (April 25), so fans will have to wait a little longer to see Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan in action along with the remaining Top 9 contestants still in the competition.

Click inside to find out why…More Here! »

American Idol's Beane Tells Ellen DeGeneres That He Had a Feeling He'd Be Eliminated

Beane, one of our favorite contestants on American Idol this season, made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week after being voted off the show.

The 23-year-old singer, whose real name is Brennan Hepler, made it to the Top 12 of the competition this year, but he was eliminated during Sunday’s episode.

Ellen asked Beane if she felt he jinxed himself by singing “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” on the Top 12 episode.

“I had a feeling that might have been my last song, so I was like, let’s shape a moment,” Beane said. “Let’s have a moment. You know? It’s a beautiful song and it was a fun one to do.”

Beane also talked about how the show gave him the freedom to be himself.

“I think the freedom that American Idol gave me to dress how I wanted and present as an artist was super, super lovely, to really feel like myself every time I was on stage,” he said. “I come from a small town in central P.A., Williamsport. I love my people from Williamsport, but I definitely don’t walk around there in my getup. So I think anytime you put yourself out there in such a way, you’re leaving yourself open for judgement and exposure and comments, but people from back home have been nothing but sweet.”

Beane also performed the song “Searching for a Feeling,” which he sang on American Idol and admitted that he wasn’t happy with the way he originally performed it.

Find out why American Idol is currently on a two-week hiatus.

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Two 'American Idol' Contestants Rocked Essentially the Same Dress This Week!

It looks like the American Idol wardrobe team really loved this dress, because they dressed two contestants in it this week!

Alyssa Wray and Aliana Jester both looked stunning in mirror dresses while competing on the show.

Alyssa has been one of the frontrunners this season and she wore the dress while performing on the Top 12 show on Sunday night (April 18). She advanced to the Top 9 at the end of the night!

Aliana was on the show last year and was invited back to compete in the Comeback Round for a chance to earn a spot in the Top 10. Even though her episode aired on Monday night (April 19), it was pre-taped, so she technically wore the dress first.

Alyssa wore a sleeveless version of the dress while Aliana wore it with sleeves. They have something else in common this week. They both performed songs from recent movie musicals!

Alyssa performed “This Is Me” from The Greatest Showman while Aliana sang “I’ll Never Love Again” from A Star Is Born. Watch both videos below!

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See Katy Perry's Fashion from 'American Idol' This Week (Photos)

Katy Perry rocked two very different looks during American Idol this week!

The 36-year-old singer sported blonde hair while appearing on the live show on Sunday night (April 18).

“If you’re watching are you clutching your pearls like I am? We’re going down to 9. Obviously we are not fine. #AmericanIdol,” she wrote on Instagram with that look.

Katy opted for a black wig for the Comeback Show that aired on Monday night (April 19). That episode was pre-taped.

We’ll be waiting two weeks until the next episode of American Idol airs and we learned the reason why the show is taking such a long hiatus.

FYI: Katy is wearing an Alessandra Rich jacket and matching pants with Mach & Mach shoes for the Sunday night show. She is wearing a Dolce & Gabbana dress and Mounser earrings for the Monday night show.

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American Idol's Louis Knight Seems Likely to Win Comeback Round After Performing Original Song (Video)

10 contestants from last year‘s season of American Idol returned to the show on Monday (April 19) and one of them will earn a place in this year’s Top 10… and it seems like that person might be Louis Knight.

The 20-year-old singer was a frontrunner last year, but got cut after the Top 7 round.

Louis performed his original song “Maybe That” for the Comeback Round and he was the final performance of the night, which always helps set up a contestant for success.

The judges loved the performance and Louis revealed that he wrote the song while waiting to audition for the show last year in Washington, D.C.

We unfortunately will be waiting two weeks until we find out which contestant earns a spot in the Top 10, but fans will have a whole week to place their votes.

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