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Idol Returns Tonight [Video]
It's back!  The all-new American Idol returns to Fox tonight and we're anxiously awaiting the chance to see our judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. in action.  To get you geared up for the show, Idol just released this awesome teaser trailer featuring some of the show's biggest moments and winners.  Check it out!
Whitney Houston is Alive [Video]
THIS is why The X Factor is my favorite television talent show.  Each season I am immediately drawn in by big voices, amazing stories and outstanding talent.  And I know that I am not alone.  Last night, WBKR's American Idol expert Steve Thompson made a Facebook post about "the 54-year-old mom singing gospel" and claimed he too has already been sucked in to Season 3 of The X Factor.  And
Candice Wins Idol [Video]
Candice Glover has gotten confetti-bombed big time.  Last night, when she was crowned American Idol champion, Candice belted out her single "I Am Beautiful" with streamers wrapped around her head and pieces of confetti in her mouth.  WBKR's Idol expert, Steve Thompson, was tuned in for the coronation and shares his thought about the the champ and the season that was . . .
Candice vs. Kree [Video]
Will it be Candice Glover or Kree Harrison?  Last night, our two American Idol finalists competed in the first all-female finale since Idol's third season.  So, who won the night and earned the crown?  WBKR's Idol expert, Steve Thompson, chimes in . . .
American Idol Shocker!
Here at WBKR, we thought we had it all figured out.  We just knew that Candice Glover and Angie Miller would be battling it out next in the American Idol finale and that country girl Kree Harrison would finish the season in third place.  But, then, America voted and delivered a huge surprise.  Our Idol expert, Steve Thompson, explains what may have happened!
Idol: The Final Three
Candice Glover.  Kree Harrison.  Angie Miller.  One of those ladies will be the next American Idol.  One of them will finish this season in third place.  Last night, our remaining Idol hopefuls took the stage and performed three songs a piece with one goal in mind . . . making the Idol finale.  So, who stepped up?  Who, as Randy Jackson would say, is really "in it to win it."  And who ma
Idol: The Final Three [Audio]
And then there were three!  Last night on American Idol, Amber was sent home leaving us with just three contenders for the title: Kree Harrison, Candice Glover and Angie Miller.  WBKR's Idol expert Steve Thompson called in this morning to chat with Moon and me about the final stretch . . . and that awesome Twitter feud between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey!
Idol: The Top Four...Again
It is like a case of deja vu.  For the second week in a row, our American Idol Final Four took the stage to compete for spots in the Top Three!  And WBKR's Idol expert Steve Thompson was tuned in and shares his thoughts about who won the night and who's in trouble.
Idol: The Final Four Survive!
On Wednesday night, Ryan Seacrest hinted that this week's American Idol results show would feature a twist.  However, as WBKR's Idol expert Steve Thompson explains . . . it wasn't must of a "twist' at all.
American Idol Final Four
American Idol's version of the NCAA Final Four is underway and our four remaining contestants were singing for the Final Three last night.  It was a night of big voices, even bigger disappoinments and an odd shift in judges' opinions.  What did WBKR's Idol expert, Steve Thompson, think about the show?
Lazaro Leaves american dol
FINALLY!  We are free at last! Free at last!  Last night on American Idol, Lazaro, whom has been struggling for weeks, received the lowest number of votes and was voted off the Idol stage.  For WBKR's Idol expert Steve Thompson, it was a long time coming and now the best five singers in the competition are left to battle it out!
Though ratings for American Idol continue to drop, the talent on the show continues to carry the weight of the series and rise above it.  And, last night, Candice Glover gave one of the best performances in the history of the show and reminded viewers how good Idol CAN be when it does what it's supposed to . . . turn everyday singers into international superstars. As Steve Thompson explains, Candi

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