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‘American Idol’ Predictions? – Readers Poll

The 12th season of 'American Idol' began Wednesday night (Jan. 16), with Keith Urban taking the judge's chair for the first time. He spent most of the show dodging barbs between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey. The two pop stars seem to be stealing most of the day-after press, but at least one country singer received a golden ticket. Can country music dominate 'American Idol' in 2013 like it did in 2011?

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Sharon’s American Idol Recap: They put THEM Thru To Hollywood?

I was expecting so much from the first episode. I really want to see how accurate the new judges would be and see if I agreed with them.

I was SHOCKED!!

I know it's only my opinion and, we welcome yours, but there were two young ladies that I think really should have been sent home.

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Sarah Restuccio Wins Her Way to Hollywood With ‘Mama’s Song’ by Carrie Underwood on ‘American Idol’

Seventeen-year-old aspiring country singer Sarah Restuccio auditioned for 'American Idol' by singing Carrie Underwood's hit single 'Mama's Song,' and despite some uncertainty among the judges, she won her way to Hollywood.

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Sneak Peak of Tonight’s Season 12 Premiere of ‘American Idol’

Is it really Season 12 of 'American Idol?' Wow! Tonight, Ryan Seacrest & Randy Jackson return but we get to see how Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban will make out as new judges. Are you looking forward to the re-vamped 'Idol' or do you think it's run it's course?

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Keith Urban Likens His ‘American Idol’ Experience to Joining a Band

Things may not always be hearts and flowers on the set of 'American Idol,' but new judge Keith Urban isn't going to let that phase him. In an appearance on 'Ellen' on Monday (Jan. 14), the country star laughed off reports of tension on the show, saying it's not that different from joining a band.

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Keith Urban Also Feuding With Nicki Minaj on ‘American Idol’ Season 12

Keith Urban may sometimes serve as the referee between warring fellow 'American Idol' judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, but that doesn't mean it's all sweetness and light for the country superstar. In fact, 'Idol' producer Nigel Lythgoe says Urban has sparred with all of the judges on the panel, including a huge blow-up with Minaj.

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Ex-Boyfriend of ‘American Idol’ Star Skylar Laine Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime

Skylar Laine's boyfriend during her time on 'American Idol' has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime. Joseph Dominick, 21, was charged with targeting and injuring African Americans by throwing beer bottles and shooting metal ball bearings at them.

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Keith Urban Shares Why ‘American Idol’ Is Especially Important to Him

Keith Urban may be Australian, but the singer's reason for joining 'American Idol' as a judge proves that the American Dream is a concept that transcends cultures and geographic divides.

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Scotty McCreery Thinks Keith Urban Is an ‘Interesting’ Addition to ‘American Idol’

When it comes to Keith Urban's position as a newly-appointed judge on Season 12 of 'American Idol,' Scotty McCreery believes that there is no better man for the job.

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Keith Urban, Fellow Judges Pledge to Make Dreams Come True in New ‘American Idol’ Commercial

Back when Simon Cowell was a judge on 'American Idol,' it wasn't exactly a show that made wannabe stars eager to follow their dreams. Cowell's biting comments could turn anyone away from a path to stardom. But with a few new judges -- including the kind-hearted country crooner Keith Urban -- next year's 'Idol' season is all about inspiring viewers to make their dreams come true, as is proven in this new commercial.

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