American Idol (2002–2016)

TV Series  |  TV-PG  |   |  Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV

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Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star ...See full summary »


  • Keith Urban in American Idol (2002)
  • Randy Jackson in American Idol (2002)
  • Mariah Carey and Keith Urban at American Idol (2002)
  • Nicki Minaj at American Idol (2002)
  • Keith Urban at American Idol (2002)

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Cast & Crew

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Simon Fuller

Did You Know?


Angie Martinez joined the show as a judge in the second season. But Martinez quit after five days and released a statement saying "it became too uncomfortable for me to tell someone else to give up on their dream."


Randy Jackson: Singing is not your thing.


It's obvious the judges make their decision before the contestant starts singing.


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Game-Show | Music | Reality-TV

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