KB Richins; Photo by Disney/Eric McCandless, Luke Bryan; Photo Courtesy American Idol, YouTube

American Idol Contestant Kaibrienne “KB” Richins Gives Luke Bryan Full Body Chills With ‘Something In The Orange’ Cover

Posted on February 26, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

“You just have it,” Bryan told her.

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Emmy Russell, Loretta Lynn; Photos Courtesy American Idol YouTube

Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter Emmy Russell Stuns American Idol Judges with Emotional Audition

Posted on February 25, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Russell left her audition in a puddle of tears.

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Dawson Slade; Photo by Disney/Eric McCandless

17-Year-Old Dawson Slade Saved By Second Song On American Idol

Posted on February 25, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

17-year-old Dawson Slade performed not only one but two country songs to secure his golden ticket on American Idol. Who…

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Colin Stough, Photo Courtesy American Idol, ABC

American Idol Alum Colin Stough Makes Surprise Return To The Show

Posted on February 24, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Stough’s appearance even shocked the Idol judges!

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Noah Peters, The Singing Barber - Colin Stough; Photos Courtesy Of American Idol

The Singing Barber, Noah Peters, Wows With One-Of-A-Kind American Idol Audition

Posted on February 24, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Peters performed two country hits and gave an American Idol alum a haircut!

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Emmy Russell; Photo via Instagram, Loretta Lynn; Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Americana Music

Meet Emmy Russell: Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter Set To Shine on American Idol

Posted on February 19, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Russell aspires to carve out her own journey while drawing inspiration from her grandmother, Loretta Lynn, and her aunt, Crystal Gayle.

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Blake Proehl; Photo by Disney/Eric McCandless

Ex-NFL Player Blake Proehl Stuns American Idol Judges With Chart-Topping Country Cover

Posted on February 19, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Katy Perry predicted the former Minnesota Vikings player will land in the Top 10.

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Luke Bryan and Kennedy Reid; Photo Courtesy American Idol, ABC YouTube

Luke Bryan Goes Off Script With Spontaneous Classic Country Duet During American Idol Audition

Posted on February 18, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Bryan surprised contestant Kennedy Reid when he joined her for an unforgettable duet.

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Luke Bryan, Lainey Wilson; Photos By ABC/Stewart Cook

Luke Bryan Admits American Idol ‘Doesn’t Always Get It Right’ After Lainey Wilson Was Rejected Seven Times

Posted on February 18, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Bryan admits he was unaware that Wilson auditioned for the show.

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Lionel Richie, Katy Perry; Photos Courtesy American Idol, Disney/Art Streiber

Lionel Richie Reveals How He Really Feels About Katy Perry Leaving American Idol

Posted on February 16, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Richie also discussed Perry’s American Idol replacement.

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