American Idol 1

  • 10 black, disqualified Idol contestants sue for $250+ million

  • A decade has passed since Kelly Clarkson won American Idol

  • Kelly Clarkson endorses Ron Paul: record sales down 40%, downloads up 232%, media tries to connect them

  • American Idol alum get between $5K and $500K+ for appearances

  • American Idol producers: “we have never, nor would we ever, use Auto-Tuning”

  • Kelly Clarkson tops all American Idols in sales and radio play; all-time top 24 ranked

  • Kelly Clarkson leads a (surprising group of) American Idol alumni in radio airplay

  • Jim Verraros getting married Sunday to a man he met on MySpace

  • Kelly Clarkson’s Self cover photo retouched, and Self’s editors try to justify their hypocrisy

  • Gay reality stars, American Idols ranked

  • All seven Idols were together for the first time at Disney’s American Idol Experience debut

  • Brian Dunkleman pitching fictional series about his post-American Idol life

  • Musicians’ union sues producers for rerecording music on American Idol Rewind

  • Kelly Clarkson’s third album has only sold about half as many copies as her others

  • Kelly Clarkson apologizes for “supposed feud” over My December, which debuted at #2

  • Kelly Clarkson’s third album My December released today

  • Kelly Clarkson’s summer tour cancelled because of low ticket sales

  • Kelly Clarkson: “I could give a crap about being a star”

  • Kelly Clarkson says her next album “is more intense”; BMG said “it’s just too negative”

  • Tamyra Gray joining Rent on Broadway

  • Kelly Clarkson leads Idols on radio with 3.3 million plays

  • Ryan Seacrest says he’s “embarrassed” by Idol’s first season

  • Kelly Clarkson says she’s working with NASCAR for free because “I have enough money”

  • Justin Guarini will co-host TV Guide Channel’s American Idol pre-show

  • Syndicated American Idol Rewind beats Rachel Ray, is more popular among men