La’Porsha Renae

The Problem with La’Porsha Renae and Disagreeing with the “Gay Lifestyle”

by Michael Arceneaux   Apr 13, 2016

It didn’t take American Idol runner-up and new Motown signee La’Porsha Renae long to realize she probably should have kept her stupid to herself... Read More

Kanye Films Surprise ‘American Idol’ Appearance

Kanye Films Surprise ‘American Idol’ Appearance

by NME   Dec 24, 2015

Kanye West has made a surprise appearance as a “contestant” on American Idol, his wife Kim Kardashian has revealed. Kardashian posted a video previewing... Read More

Who Were the Top 10 Black Voices of ‘American Idol’? [VIDEO]

Who Were the Top 10 Black Voices of ‘American Idol’? [VIDEO]

by Felice León   May 12, 2015

Contestants came, they sang and the show was canceled. After the completion of its 15 season, American Idol—the singing competition that infiltrated households nationwide... Read More

American Idol Contestant Joanne Borgella Ramirez Dies at 32

Joanne Borgella Ramirez Dies at 32

by #teamEBONY   Oct 20, 2014

Former American Idol contestant Joanne Borgella Ramirez has died of a rare form of cancer. Her family made the announcement Saturday morning on the... Read More

Candice Glover

Candice Glover to Release Debut Album

by #teamEBONY   Jan 17, 2014

If you like love songs and silky vocals, chances are you'll love Candice Glover's Music Speaks. The 24-year-old season 12 American Idol winner is... Read More

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez Returning to American Idol

by Jezebel   Aug 05, 2013

American Idol could hardly have faced its 13th and therefore unluckiest season ever without the judicial services of Jennifer Lopez, who is, according to... Read More

'American Idol' Racism Lawsuit

Black Contestants Sue American Idol

by Huffington Post   Jul 25, 2013

American Idol is being sued by 10 Black former contestants, claiming they were kicked off the show in their respective seasons because of their... Read More

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey Leaving Idol

by #teamEBONY   May 31, 2013

Nicki Minaj is following Mariah Carey out the door on American Idol. The hip-hop diva posted Thursday on Twitter that it was “time to... Read More

Candice Glover Wins Season 12

Candice Glover Wins Idol

by #teamEBONY   May 17, 2013

For the first time since a teenage Jordin Sparks scooped the American Idol title in 2007, a woman has won the FOX reality singing... Read More

Randy Jackson

Randy Jackson to Leave American Idol

by #teamEBONY   May 10, 2013

It's the end of an era, dawg. After a dozen seasons of faithful (dawgged?) service, American Idol's only constant judge, Randy Jackson, is no... Read More