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  • Presenting your season 9 Top 12...

     
    More than 100,000 auditioned and it's come down to 12. Some might call it a travesty, others may point a finger to a VoteForTheWorst.com, whose sole purpose is to mess with the "American Idol" rankings (if that's the case, a job well done). A few might be...
  • 12 things we learned at the Top 12 party

     
    As has become "American Idol" tradition, after the last semifinals elimination episode, the Top 12 were chauffeured to West Hollywood, then paraded down a blue carpet packed to the gills with media sorts of all shapes and sizes. From beginning to end, the...
  • Trouble brewing for Didi Benami? Exploring the nebulous 'Kara Connection' [Updated]

     
    Just when you thought Golightly-gate would be the last of Season 9's mini-scandals, now comes word of another potential conflict of interest involving de facto front-runner Didi Benami. The controversy? That Didi had once worked with singer-songwriter...
  • The Top 12's musical inspirations

     
    You can tell a lot about a person by their music collection, which is why we asked each member of Season 9's Top 12 for the song or album that changed his or her life. The artist who inspired Crystal Bowersox to become a singer? Ray LaMontagne. Lacey...
  • Didi Benami: 'I'm trying not to cry so much'

     
    Even for those who haven't been tuning into season 9 of "American Idol" faithfully, newly-inducted top 12-er Didi Benami's reputation precedes her. Yes, the Knoxville, Tenn., native has the voice of an angel, but almost every time she's taken the stage,...
  • Steve Lillywhite 'incensed' over 'Idol's' top 12 guys, planning new video

     
    Steve Lillywhite says the "American Idol" judges "messed up" by choosing Season 9's current crop of guys. The award-winning producer who counts U2, Jason Mraz, Matchbox Twenty and the Dave Matthews Band among his long list of credits, tells Idol Tracker...
  • Breakdown: direct from the 'Idol'-dome

     
    Sitting in the "American Idol" studio at 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday, counting down the last five minutes until Season 9 officially kicks off, a dozen thoughts were running through this longtime "Idol" reporter's mind. Among them: Would Casey James pull out some...
  • Ann Powers: The Top 12 meet the Rolling Stones

     
    For any rock fan who has learned to love "American Idol," the theme of Tuesday night’s first showing for the Top 12 -- the music of the Rolling Stones -- was fraught with tension. Imagine if you’d had two high school boyfriends, one the student body...
  • Guest blogger Jon Peter Lewis talks Top 12

     
    In the first of a (hopefully) regular series, "Idol" Season 3 alumnus, "American Nobody" host and longtime F.O.I.T. (friend of Idol Tracker) Jon Peter Lewis is our guest blogger for the week. He breaks down the Top 12's first round and will join us for...
  • 'Idol' results show: Minute by minute

     
    Wednesday's "American Idol" was a jam-packed episode. Not only were there 12 contestant verdicts to get through in an hour, Season 7 winner David Cook also performed along with master shredder Orianthi (more on her "Idol" experience here) and dance-...
  • Next week's theme: Teen Idols

     
    The theme for Tuesday night's two-hour performance show is Teen Idols, a first for "American Idol" in its nine seasons on the air. Fox made the announcement following Wednesday's elimination episode, but offered no details on the criteria. Who of the 11...
  • Today in 'Idol': 10 girls go for broke; Adam Lambert takes 'Leno' stage ... again

     
    And then there were 20... If you're feeling at all squeamish about tonight's episode of "American Idol" (Fox, 8 p.m.), take comfort in knowing you are not alone. Last week's disastrous debut -- on both sides of the gender divide -- has left many in "Idol"...