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Watch Lana Del Rey On American Idol

For the past six months, we've been trudging steadily toward this inevitable moment: The one where Lana Del Rey takes the stage on American Idol.
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2012 - 9:04 am

Bono & Edge Play Spider-Man Song On Idol

Scotty McCreery won at the end of last night's American Idol finale. Before they announced the winners, the drawn-out show show featured performances from Lady…
jessica | May 26, 2011 - 10:04 am

Iggy Pop Was On American Idol

Iggy's appearance on FOX's tailspun talent show last night is somewhat surprising; his choice of wardrobe less so (as always he prefers to just "stay
Amrit Singh | April 8, 2011 - 9:31 am

Adam Lambert Will Not Survive 2012

This music video is hilarious because A) it has Lambert singing his awful song while walking through an Apocalyptic nightmarescape. How romantic?! SING TO ME…
Amrit Singh | October 30, 2009 - 11:45 am

American Idols Cover The Apples In Stereo

Hot off of covering Lykke Li, American Idol's remaining hairstylist victims Adam Lambert and the Not Adam Lamberts kept it indie for this week's Ford…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2009 - 11:24 am

American Idols Cover Lykke Li In A Ford Fusion

This week (disco week) Lil and Anoop were eliminated. Sorry Lil and Anoop, pack your knives and go to graduate school. Before the curtain fell…
Scott Lapatine | April 22, 2009 - 10:36 pm

Kanye Does That Thing He Does That Resembles Singing On American Idol

As Simon Cowell likes to say, American Idol "is a singing competition." It's a show where four judges who are varying degrees of witty, clueless,…
Amrit Singh | March 12, 2009 - 9:30 am

American Idol Contestant Commits Suicide At Paula Abdul’s House

The young woman, Paula Goodspeed, was found dead in her car outside the celebrity judge's house last night. She appeared on the show in 2005…
Scott Lapatine | November 12, 2008 - 4:26 pm

This Might Just Be The Best Season Of American Idol, Ever

Of course we have no authority when we say that, hence mentioning the star-making competition just twice this year. Fortunately, now we have Gabe and…
Amrit Singh | April 9, 2008 - 2:30 pm

American Idol Brings Us A Grunge “Hello”

None of us are doing a good job of keeping tabs on American Idol, but Stereogum's usually up on its Lionel Richie. We have history…
Amrit Singh | March 5, 2008 - 1:00 pm

American Idol Premieres With A Parade Of Silly Folks, Professional Singers, And Declining Ratings

Last night Simon, Randy, Paula, Ryan, and the City of Brotherly Love did their damndest to get people psyched about the waning American Idol, and…
Amrit Singh | January 16, 2008 - 5:44 pm

Is Kellie Pickler Smarter Than A 5th Grader’s Hamster?

Nope! There's something sort of great about this vid of Kellie Pickler's turn on Jeff Foxworthy's contribution to the zombification of our nation's television viewing…
Stereogum | November 30, 2007 - 6:07 pm

Green Day Cover John Lennon On American Idol

After a deep fit of soul searching, we decided to forgo the big American Idol finalĂ© last night in favor of having dinner with Man…
Stereogum | May 24, 2007 - 1:22 pm

(Beat)Box Jovi

By now you've realized that we're probably the only people in America not watching Idol. Not 'cause we're too good for it (we've seen that…
Stereogum | May 3, 2007 - 10:12 am

American Idol, Give Back Our Two Hours

There were two good reasons to tune in to last night's very special American Idol Gives Back telethon: (1) to secure the relevant telephone number…
Stereogum | April 26, 2007 - 12:27 pm