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 »


  • Harry Connick Jr. in American Idol (2002)
  • Ryan Seacrest in American Idol (2002)
  • Mariah Carey at American Idol (2002)
  • Randy Jackson at American Idol (2002)
  • Nicki Minaj at American Idol (2002)

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Cast & Crew

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Simon Fuller

Did You Know?


Carrie Underwood's debut album 'Some Hearts' is the biggest-selling album from an American Idol winner, selling more than 7 million copies. It's also the most successful debut album by a female artist in country music history.


Himself - Judge: And I'm not being rude.


When judges unintentionally laugh during a contestant's bad audition, this can create tension and also add insult to injury.


Plot Summary

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Game-Show | Music | Reality-TV

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