American Idol Recap: Who Won Season 16?

American Idol Recap: Who Won Season 16?

ABC's rebooted American Idol crowned its first winner on Monday night in an episode that was so bloated with guest appearances, and other pointless things to keep viewers on tenterhooks before getting to the good stuff. 

Seriously, there was so much filler that it could have passed as a whole nother show entirely. 

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Kim Kardashian: Will She Be a Judge on American Idol?!

Kim Kardashian: Will She Be a Judge on American Idol?!

American Idol is coming back, but producers doubtless want to make certain that it doesn't seem like the same-old show that ended just a few years ago.

As it turns out, they may have part of that solution lined up. And it's bound to be controversial.

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Katy Perry: Disastrous VMAs Hosting Has American Idol Producers in a PANIC!

Katy Perry: Disastrous VMAs Hosting Panics American Idol Producers!

Folks who didn't watch the VMAs on Sunday because they were too busy watching relatives bone on Game of Thrones or escaping rising floodwaters, answer this: What did you hear, after-the-fact, about Katy Perry?

Katy Perry was the host, and she was just ... not overwhelming. No huge controversies, sure, but not even Katy's terrible opening monologue was especially memorable.

American Idol Revival: In Jeopardy?

American Idol Revival: In Jeopardy?

Ever since Katy Perry was confirmed as the first judge on ABC's rebooted American Idol, there has been much speculation about who would be filling the other seats on the panel. 

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Ryan Seacrest: Pay Me What You Pay Katy Perry or I'm OUT!

Ryan Seacrest: Pay Me What You Pay Katy Perry or I'm OUT!

It turns out that the stars are just like us . . . in that Katy Perry can really rub them the wrong way.

You know how Katy Perry's been bragging about her $25 million paycheck for being a judge on the rebooted American Idol, as if her success means an end to the gender pay gap? It turns out that veteran American Idol judge Ryan Seacrest hasn't liked what he's been hearing.

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American Idol Quotes

Brooke White's tears come from the authentic, good soul that she is. Her heart was breaking because she was overwhelmed with the experience she had with the show and the gift that it brought.

Paula Abdul [after Brooke White was eliminated on season seven]

I read some of this online this morning and just for the record, the rumors — they’re not true. She’s part of our family and we love her.

Ryan Seacrest [on rumor of Paula Abdul being drunk on the show]