American Idol

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  • Grand Finale

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    Season 11, Episode 40 - Aired 05/23/2012

    The winning singer is revealed in the conclusion of the two-part Season 11 finale. Guest performers include Rihanna, Aerosmith, Neil Diamond and Chaka Khan, John Fogerty, Jennifer Holliday, Fantasia, Jordin Sparks and Reba McEntire. Also: a reunion of the Top 12 contestants.

  • Final Performance Round

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    Season 11, Episode 39 - Aired 05/22/2012

    The two finalists perform in Part 1 of the two-part Season 11 finale. Jason Derulo and Scotty McCreery perform. From the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live.

  • Finalists Results

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    Season 11, Episode 38 - Aired 05/17/2012

    A singer is eliminated in a results show. Lisa Marie Presley and Adam Lambert perform.

  • Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 37 - Aired 05/16/2012

    The final three singers each perform three songs—a judges' choice, Jimmy Iovine's choice and their own choice. They also return to their hometowns to visit family, friends and fans.

  • 1 of 4 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 36 - Aired 05/10/2012

    A finalist is eliminated in a results show. Jennifer Lopez and David Cook perform.

  • 4 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 35 - Aired 05/09/2012

    The singers perform. The theme is "California Dreamin'.

  • 1 of 5 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 34 - Aired 05/03/2012

    One singer is eliminated. Performing: Carrie Underwood and Coldplay.

  • 5 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 33 - Aired 05/02/2012

    The singers perform. The theme is British music.

  • 1 of 6 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 32 - Aired 04/26/2012

    One singer is eliminated. Performing: Katy Perry; the Queen Extravaganza (the official touring Queen tribute group); and Stefano Langone.

  • 6 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 31 - Aired 04/25/2012

    The singers perform in a Queen-theme episode. Appearing: Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor.

  • 1 of 7 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 30 - Aired 04/19/2012

    One singer is eliminated in a results episode. The performers are LMFAO and Kris Allen.

  • 7 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 29 - Aired 04/18/2012

    The singers perform a current song and a classic soul tune.

  • 1 of 7 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 28 - Aired 04/12/2012

    One singer is eliminated in a results installment. Performing: Jennifer Hudson; Ne-Yo; James Durbin.

  • 7 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 27 - Aired 04/11/2012

    The singers perform.

  • 1 of 8 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 26 - Aired 04/05/2012

    One finalist is eliminated in a results edition. Guest performers are the Wanted and Kellie Pickler. Also: the premiere of the Jennifer Lopez music video "Dance Again".

  • 8 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 25 - Aired 04/04/2012

    The finalists perform songs from the 1980s.

  • 1 of 9 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 24 - Aired 03/29/2012

    A finalist is eliminated in a results episode. Performing: Nicki Minaj and Scotty McCreery.

  • 9 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 23 - Aired 03/28/2012

    The finalists perform songs by their own idols.

  • 1 of 10 Voted off

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    Season 11, Episode 22 - Aired 03/22/2012

    One singer is voted off in a results installment. Guest performers are Lana Del Rey and Haley Reinhart.

  • 10 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 21 - Aired 03/21/2012

    The finalists perform.

  • 1 of 11 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 20 - Aired 03/15/2012

    One singer is cut from the competition in a results episode. Daughtry perform.

  • 11 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 19 - Aired 03/14/2012

    Season 11's finalists must bring it and sing it in a performance edition.

  • 1 of 13 Voted Off

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    Season 11, Episode 18 - Aired 03/08/2012

    One finalist is eliminated in a results episode. The performers are Mary J. Blige and Lauren Alaina.

  • 13 Finalists Compete

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    Season 11, Episode 17 - Aired 03/07/2012

    Season 11's finalists perform songs by Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston. Mary J. Blige is the mentor.

  • Finalists Chosen

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    Season 11, Episode 16 - Aired 03/01/2012

    Finalists are revealed. Also: The judges add their wild-card choices to the final group.

  • Semifinalist Girls Perform

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    Season 11, Episode 15 - Aired 02/29/2012

    The female semifinalists perform.

  • Semifinalist Boys Perform

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    Season 11, Episode 14 - Aired 02/28/2012

    The male semifinalists perform. Viewer voting begins.

  • Final Judgment, Part 2

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    Season 11, Episode 13 - Aired 02/23/2012

    The judges unveil the remaining semifinalists.

  • Final Judgment, Part 1

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    Season 11, Episode 12 - Aired 02/22/2012

    The contestants must bring it and sing it in one final performance opportunity to win over the judges, who then reveal the first group of semifinalists.

  • Performance Challenge

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    Season 11, Episode 11 - Aired 02/16/2012

    A performance round is held in Las Vegas.

  • Hollywood Round, Part 3

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    Season 11, Episode 10 - Aired 02/15/2012

    Contestants try one last time to impress the judges, singing for their lives to prove who deserves to make it to the semi final round. For some, it's the end of the road, but for the first group of semifinalists whose names will be revealed tonight, the next part of the journey is about to begin

  • Hollywood Round, Part 2

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    Season 11, Episode 9 - Aired 02/09/2012

    The Hollywood Round continues as Randy, Jennifer and Steven narrow down the contestants after listening to the Group Round Performances.

  • Hollywood Round, Part 1

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    Season 11, Episode 8 - Aired 02/08/2012

    The Hollywood Round begins as Randy, Jennifer and Steven narrow down the auditioncontestants to see who may get a semifinal spot.

  • Auditions No. 7: St. Louis

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    Season 11, Episode 7 - Aired 02/02/2012

    In an American Idol exclusive, Madonna will world preview the video for her new single, "Give Me All Your Luvin," featuring Nicki Minaj and M.I.A. Plus, more auditions – this time from St. Louis, MO – as the judges resume their search to find the next singing superstar.

  • Auditions No. 6: Portland

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    Season 11, Episode 6 - Aired 02/01/2012

    The auditions continue on the new season of American Idol, as the judges travel to Portland, OR in search for the next singing superstar.

  • Auditions No. 5: Galveston

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    Season 11, Episode 5 - Aired 01/26/2012

    The auditions continue on American Idol as the judges travel to Galveston, TX to search for the next singing superstar. Don't miss another round of good, bad and outrageous auditions.

  • Auditions No. 4: Aspen

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    Season 11, Episode 4 - Aired 01/25/2012

    More auditions are featured on American Idol as the judges try to find the next singing superstar. Don't miss the auditions that everyone will be talking about the next day from Aspen, CO.

  • Auditions No. 3: San Diego

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    Season 11, Episode 3 - Aired 01/22/2012

    The auditions continue on a special, extended primetime broadcast of American Idolas the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar from San Diego, CA.

  • Auditions No. 2: Pittsburgh

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    Season 11, Episode 2 - Aired 01/19/2012

    The auditions continue on the second part of three-night season premiere of American Idolas the judges continue their quest to find the next singing superstar from Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Auditions No. 1: Savannah

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    Season 11, Episode 1 - Aired 01/18/2012

    Television's No. 1 series returns for its highly anticipated 11th season with brand new contestants, a superstar judging panel and the best and worst of auditions. Host Ryan Seacrest and judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler traveled across the country to Charleston & Savannah where the good, the bad and the outrageous auditioned for their shot at stardom. This season promises to deliver the most talented group of singers yet and as always, it's up to the viewers to root and vote for their favorite contestants, ultimately crowning the next American Idol.