Topics :: American Idol

’American Idol’ Eliminates Lesbian Contestant

By Khaled Sayed | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
She had made it to the top 10 and had a crowd of supporters at a San Francisco restaurant cheering her on. But in the end, MK Nobilette, an out lesbian singer, was eliminated from "American Idol."

’America Idol’ Runner-Up Clay Aiken to Run for Congress in NC

Wednesday Feb 5, 2014
Former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken is running for Congress in North Carolina.

NC GOP Slams Aiken’s Alleged Congressional Bid

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 4, 2014
A North Carolina Republican representative is reacting to rumors that "American Idol" star Clay Aiken will run for Congress.

TV’s Most Popular Reality Show’s Gay Connection

By Jason St. Amand | Saturday Jan 25, 2014
Why "American Idol" remains one of the most revered talent reality shows today and it’s connection to the LGBT community.

Chris Mann Does it His Way

By BeBe Sweetbriar | Friday Jun 21, 2013
It may be hard to find anyone out there who would give up steady work recording on studio albums for TV’s "Glee" in the uncertain world of music, but that’s exactly what "The Voice" Season 2 finalist Chris Mann did after listening to his inner voice.

Former ’American Idol’ Contestant Now Gay Porn Actor

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jun 4, 2013
About four years after getting cut from "American Idol," a former contestant is now trying his hand as a gay porn star.

Idol Chatter :: Drama Tweens

By Mark Russo | Wednesday May 25, 2011
Call it shameless, but "American Idol" pulled an altogether desperate move for ratings last night that will likely sway the final vote.

Idol Chatter :: And never is heard a discouraging word...

By Mark Russo | Thursday May 19, 2011
It was down to the Final 3 on ’Idol’ this week. Each sang three songs, poorly as our EDGE ’Idol’ guru Mark Russo points out. You would never hear a discouraging word from the judges though.

Idol Chatter :: Lady Gaga -- mentor from Hell

By Mark Russo | Thursday May 12, 2011
Lady Gaga visited "Idol" this week to mentor the final four. Did they take her advice? EDGE’s Mark Russo reports.

Idol Chatter :: Bullies and hot messes

By Mark Russo | Monday Feb 28, 2011
Idol narrowed the contestants down to the Top 24 with some surprises and not-so-wise cuts.