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Phillip Phillips wins 'American Idol' in 2012. But at what cost? (Mark Davis/Getty Images)

How Phillip Phillips’ Lawsuit Will Expose and Change ‘American Idol’

American Idol likes to say they help make dreams come true, but according to Phillip Phillips, winning the show can be a real nightmare. But his suit could lead to real change for reality competitions.

01/28/2015

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Phillip Phillips Files Suit Against ‘American Idol’ Producers Who ‘Manipulated’ Him

Phillips filed a complaint with the California Labor Commissioner claiming 19 Entertainment, the producers behind American Idol, violated the state’s Talent Agencies Act.

01/27/2015

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Dave Grohl Rags on ‘American Idol,’ Defends Bob Dylan on ’60 Minutes’

You might know Dave Grohl as the frontman of the Foo Fighters, but according to the former drummer, he’s just a dad who spends a lot of time shuttling his kids around in a mini-van. And when he’s not busy doing that, he plays a little music.

10/27/2014

Richard Marx (L) and host Ryan Seacrest perform 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)

Caleb Johnson Wins ‘American Idol’ As Judges — And Even Ryan Seacrest — Perform on Finale

When Candice Glover won season 12 of American Idol, she did so on her third try, having previously auditioned for the show twice before her lucky break. Turns out third time’s the charm for her successor, Caleb Johnson, too.

05/22/2014

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Interview: Phillip Phillips Insists on Writing His Own Songs, Won’t Stay Folky

Radio.com hopped on the phone with him to talk about shedding his folk sound in favor or rock, vocal lilting and what all this touring has taught him about putting on a live show.

03/28/2014

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‘American Idol’ Season 13 Premieres to Worst Ratings Yet, Despite New Judges

If the ratings of last night’s (Jan. 15) American Idol show us anything, it’s that after 13 seasons, America might not really care who their next Idol is.

01/16/2014

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Is Clay Aiken Running for Congress in 2014?

Clay Aiken might have come in second on ‘American Idol,’ and ‘The Apprentice’ for that matter, but it seems he’s hoping he’ll come out on top on Election Day 2014.

01/03/2014

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Phillip Phillips Hits the State Fair Circuit for ‘Where We Came From’ Video

The clip features live footage of his performance from the Alaska State Fair, with not only shots of his devoted crowd, who came out even in the rain, but the snow covered tops of the Chugach Mountains and the green, green grass of its valley below.

11/20/2013

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New ‘American Idol’ Judges: Jennifer Lopez & Harry Connick, Jr. Confirmed

‘American Idol’ has found their new judges for season 13, and one isn’t actually that new at all.

09/03/2013

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Former American Idol Contestants File Multi-Million-Dollar Lawsuit Against The Show Citing Racial Discrimination

Ten former Idols are suing she show seeking a minimum of $25 million in damages for racial profiling and discrimination, stemming from them being publically disqualified from the show.

07/26/2013

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