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2021 American Idol finalist Caleb Kennedy could face up to 25 years in prison if convicted of the DUI felony that killed a 54-year-old man in Pacolet, South Carolina on Tuesday.

American Idol is responsible for launching some of the biggest names in music from season one champion Kelly Clarkson to R&B sensation Fantasia, and widely successful country star Carrie Underwood. This year we celebrate the anniversary of the show and Black Music Month alike, with the four Black American Idol winners.

From William Hung to "Pants on the Ground," take a trip down memory lane.

On Wednesday, two major talents were lost. Singer Leah LaBelle was killed in a car accident along with her husband, former NBA star Rasual Butler.  Many folks took to social media to honor the lost couple, and to continue the tribute, we give you Leah’s amazing American Idol audition from 2004. Swipe through the Instagram post […]

Some people exude star power even before they hit it big in Hollywood, and Jennifer Hudson is one of those people. Everyone knew J. Hud was destined for greatness after wowing Simon Cowell in 2004 with her American Idol audition. Just two years later, she snagged the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role […]

Jennifer Hudson was blessed with a powerful singing voice that sends chills through people and it looks like the blessing runs in the family. J-Hud’s eight-year-old son, David Otunga Jr., is proving to have pipes just like his mama. The actress and singer took to Instagram to share a precious moment of little David belting […]

Nicki Minaj has been catching lots of flack these days for being the mean girl and the bully — but according to recent reports, that was not the case for all of her celebrity beefs. One of the rapper’s most iconic celeb feuds was with Mariah Carey while both ladies worked as judges on the […]

American Idol singer La’Porsha Renae is causing controversy once again. Less than a year ago, the runner up for the popular singing competition caused outrage when she said, “I am one of the people who don’t really agree with that lifestyle. I wasn’t brought up that way. It wasn’t how I was raised.” She further explains […]

This season marks the end of American Idol, and J.Lo is looking to finish it in style.