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American Idol

Host Ryan Seacrest (R) announces Caleb Johnson as the winner onstage during Fox's 'American Idol' XIII Finale at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on May 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘American Idol’ Crowns Its Season 13 Winner

Rocker Caleb Johnson is the new “American Idol,” winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene.

05/21/2014

File photo of Clay Aiken. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Candidate Aiken Says People See Him Differently

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Congressional candidate Clay Aiken says voters in North Carolina are getting a different look at him from his “American Idol” background. Aiken told NBC’s “Today” show Tuesday that music has opened doors […]

05/20/2014

The "American Idol" star will run as a Democrat for the seat held by Renee Ellmers. (Getty Images)

Clay Aiken To Run For Congress In North Carolina

“American Idol” star will announce he’s seeking the seat currently held by Renee Ellmers

02/05/2014

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Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

(Photo by Nichole Jaworski/CBS Charlotte)

Charlotte Resident Hopes To Be The Next American Idol

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — Anyone who has walked around Uptown Charlotte has probably heard Nao Barber’s voice. Barber has impressed people on the street for nearly two years. His incredibly strong voice can be […]

CBS Charlotte–01/15/2013

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Nicki Minaj Curses Out Mariah Carey On American Idol Set In Charlotte

The four American Idol judges took their seats in the Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 2 to film auditions but production came to a quick halt when both female judges began to fight on set over a contestant’s performance.

10/03/2012

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Kimberly Caldwell & Sick Puppies Rocked The Green Party

The Green Party was Saturday, March 12th featuring Kimberly Caldwell and Sick Puppies, and St. Patty’s Day has never gotten a warm up quite like this one.

CBS Charlotte–03/15/2011

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