American Idol 5

  • “Friday”: Finally a hit song for Taylor Hicks

  • American Idol 5 auditioner now does gay porn, was previously “confused … for a girl”

  • Paula Abdul’s “number-one fan” found dead near Paula’s home, auditioned during season 5

  • Kevin Covais stars in R-rated College, says he’d date Paula Abdul, doesn’t “have a whole lot of shame”

  • Taylor Hicks will appear in Grease on Broadway this summer

  • Elliott Yamin’s mother died Monday; TMZ mocks her death

  • Katharine McPhee dropped by RCA Records

  • Taylor Hicks dropped from J Records

  • Six American Idol stars, including three winners, receive Grammy nominations

  • Chris Daughtry’s band wins three American Music Awards, Carrie Underwood wins two

  • Elliott Yamin says Idol “treated us great” but “Paula’s a little nuts”

  • Mandisa says Idol “goes against everything that I stand for,” prays for the judges

  • Katharine McPhee will star in “indie dark romantic comedy” film The Last Caller

  • Taylor Hicks gives newspaper “the bored-and-jaded-superstar act”

  • Simon Cowell says Taylor Hicks won because Idol 5 was a “popularity contest”

  • Taylor Hicks’ slowing record sales, Kellie Pickler’s growing chest raise questions

  • Chris Daughtry’s “Home” selected as Idol 6’s exit song

  • Katharine McPhee’s album debuts at number two

  • Chris Daughtry’s record is number one

  • Paula Abdul: “I’ve never been drunk in my life”

  • Taylor Hicks’ album has third-best debut among American Idol winners

  • Katharine McPhee will make Rose Parade history by not lip-syncing aboard a float

  • Taylor Hicks’ record released today

  • Elliott Yamin received $50,000 worth of free dental work

  • Taylor Hicks’ album includes covers of Bryan Adams, Marvin Gaye, and Rob Thomas