A Grand FinaleIdol welcomes back Paula, bids Simon farewell, has fun with lasers, and oh, yes, picks a winner.
Idol Wants Artists, Not ContestantsSpecifically, artists who can work with the Caddyshack soundtrack.
Shocking EliminationWhy Siobhan got the boot.
Elvis & IdolWho is the real king?
Ryan SeacrestThis week, he proves he's the new mastermind of Idol.
That Jagger SwaggerIdol vs. the Rolling Stones.
American IdolThe contestants get religion, share pre-singing rituals, and say farewell to Haeley.
This Week Was Psychological Torture
Bikini Boy, the Black Taylor Swift, and a Hollywood State of Mind
Scott Brown's Daughter, the Health Care Debate, and "Pants on the Ground"
American Upset!How David Cook won American Idol.
Idol Meets the BeatlesWhitesnake's adaptation of "Day Tripper," the curse of the upbeat song, cooliosis, and other highlights you may have missed.
Emo Mullets, Girl-on-Girl Photos, and Other News You May Have Missed
Bring on the Freak ShowBlogging the new season of American Idol.
American Idol: Season 10Steven Tyler is like the judging love child of Simon Cowell's wandering eye and Paula Abdul's wandering mind.
A Dispatch From Bowerstock Among Crystal Bowersox's sweet, only slightly stalker-y fan base in greater Toledo.
Frank SinatraThe Idols try to match the original American idol.
Imagine a World Without Jennifer GarnerIdol helps the needy.
The Beatles With BagpipesIdol tackles the Lennon-McCartney songbook.
Crystal's ShrineA visit to the Village Idiot in Maumee, Ohio.
American Idol This WeekWhy the show should stop mocking Broadway.
Those Tricky Low Notes, Simon's "Situation," and Kim Yu-Na?
The Top 24, Team Awesome, and Howard Stern
Avril Lavigne, Neil Patrick Harris, and the Ultimate Idol Contestant
Judge DreadWill AmericanIdol's new rules ruin the show—or save it?
The Final Week of American IdolAn all-David slugfest!
Catching Up With American Idol
Our Great National Pastime Returns