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American Idol Winner to Sing National Anthem at Concert

“American Idol’s” newly crowned winner will sing the National Anthem at the National Memorial Day concert.

05/24/2015

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American Idol Ending in 2016, Fox Announces

After launching music stars like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry for more than a decade, the lights on “American Idol”‘s stage will go dark for good next year, Fox announced Monday.

05/11/2015

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Clay Aiken’s Political Rival Dies Suddenly At Home

Clay Aiken’s opponent in a heated N.C. Democratic primary died suddenly on Monday. They were in a too close to call election.

05/13/2014

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‘American Idol’ Winner Will Perform At Memorial Day Concert In D.C.

This year’s winner of ‘American Idol’ will join the lineup of performers at the National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in Washington.

05/13/2014

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‘American Idol’ Winner To Help Reopen Washington Monument

“American Idol” winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake.

04/29/2014

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President Obama Pins Collar Lipstick Smear On ‘American Idol’ Relative

President Obama showed off the “warmth” of an Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event at the White House last night, touting a lipstick smear on his collar.

05/29/2013

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‘American Idol’ to Perform for Memorial Day in D.C.

The winner of “American Idol” next week will perform the national anthem for the National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in Washington.

05/09/2013

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Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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Celebrities To Join Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Organizers of the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade are announcing a lineup of celebrities joining the festivities this week. Check out who’s going to be in town for it.

04/10/2012