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Scotty McCreery Wins ‘American Idol’
After a record-setting 122.4 million votes, it was country crooner Scotty McCreery who was named the winner of 'American Idol' season 10.
The 17-year-old from Garner, NC, beat out 16-year-old Lauren Alaina to become the youngest 'American Idol' winner ever. He's also the fourth-consecutive male to wi…
Hines Ward Wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Two-time Super Bowl champion Hines Ward added another trophy to his collection Tuesday evening, as the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver was named the winner of 'Dancing With the Stars' season 12.
Ward, who impressed the judges the entire season, was a heavy favorite heading into Tuesday's finale, an…
Haley Reinhart Eliminated From ‘American Idol’
Though she put on an impeccable show Wednesday night, America ultimately decided they didn't want to see Haley Reinhart in the next week's finals.
The 20-year-old Wheeling, IL, native was booted from 'American Idol' late Thursday night, leaving Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina to…
Ralph Macchio Eliminated From ‘Dancing With the Stars’
For Ralph Macchio, it was close, but not close enough.
The 'Karate Kid' star was officially kicked out of the 'Dancing With the Stars' season 12 competition Tuesday night, ending a somewhat rocky road to the semifinals.
Macchio, who began the season with an unexpectedly strong debu…
James Durbin Eliminated From ‘American Idol’
'American Idol' season 10 is officially down to the final three. Over 72 million votes were cast this week, making it the highest top-four vote ever in the history of the show.
Unfortunately, even record-breaking numbers weren't enough to save James Durbin. The 22-year-old rocker was s…
Romeo Eliminated From ‘Dancing With the Stars’
Despite a solid run in the competition, tonight, 'Dancing With the Stars' season 12 bid adieu to rapper Romeo, just one week before the semi-finals.
The 21-year-old, who received a standing ovation from the judges after he was eliminated, expressed mixed - but ultimately upbeat - thoughts o…
Jacob Lusk Eliminated From ‘American Idol’
'American Idol' is down to the final four!
Last night's elimination show started off quickly, with the remaining five contestants performing 'So Happy Together.' After the mandatory Ford commercial, judge Jennifer Lopez took to the stage to sing her hit single 'On the Floor,' before contestants were …
Kendra Wilkinson Eliminated From ‘Dancing With the Stars’
After weeks of narrowly surviving the competition, 'Dancing With the Stars' season 12 finally bid farewell to former Playmate-turned-reality star Kendra Wilkinson.
The elimination came just one day after Wilkinson and partner Louis van Amstel impressed the judges with their demanding Tango,…
Casey Abrams Eliminated From ‘American Idol’
And then there were five.
Ryan Seacrest told us at the top of the show that we would be disappointed with the outcome of tonight's results - and he wasn't wrong: In somewhat of a shocker, Casey Abrams was eliminated from 'American Idol.'
Of course, the elimination wasn't totally surprising, as Casey w…
Paul McDonald Eliminated From ‘American Idol’
J. Lo said it best when she said, "You gotta stop singing to stay; you gotta start singing to win."
It was a good piece of advice, but unfortunately for Paul McDonald, it came a little too late: Paul's quirky style and unique soft voice have been eliminated from 'American Idol,' according t…