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American Idol Music and Performers

Additional resources on the hit music and singers from all seasons of American Idol.
  1. Profiles of Past Contestants (19)
  2. Season 5 Song Profiles (338)
  3. Season 6 Song Profiles (316)
  4. Season 7 Song Profiles (284)
  5. Season 9 Song Profiles (24)
  6. Season 10 Audition Songs (7)

X Factor USA Season 1 - Auditions Recap September 29, 2011

The fourth round of X Factor USA auditions was notable for young people with tremendous confidence and one without who truly stood out from the pack.

X Factor USA Season 1 - Auditions Recap September 28, 2011

X Factor USA's third round of auditions were led by a 14 year old standout and a 30 year old who sings spot on Etta James.

X Factor USA Season 1 - Auditions Recap September 22, 2011

The second round of X Factor USA auditions were beset by ghosts and poor peformances. However, there were still some standouts.

X Factor USA

X Factor heads to the US. It begins in the fall of 2011. This is the complete guide.

American Idol Season 10 - Top 24 Results

This is a recap of the American Idol season 10 Top 24 Results Show, which aired 3/3/2011. The Top 24 contestants were narrowed down to 13, consisting of 10 voted by the public and 3 wildcards selected by the judges.

Chris Medina - "What Are Words"

This is a review of "What Are Words," the debut single from American Idol season 10 contestant Chris Medina. The song was produced by Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, and was released on February 24, 2011.

X Factor Profile

X Factor began in 2004 as a replacement for the popular TV talent contest Pop Idol . The winner each season earns a one million pound sterling recording contract. The current judges for X Factor are music executive Simon Cowell , Girls Aloud member

American Idol Guide

American Idol is not only a hit TV series, but it has also altered the landscape of American popular music. This is a guide to the impact of American Idol on popular music in the US including links to profiles of artists, details on chart performance, and information on songs performed on the show

The American Idol Finale

Each season of American Idol comes down to two remaining competitors and a grand finale. Both contestants sing for the acclaim that comes in being voted THE American Idol. Find out more about the finale of each season below.

Top 10 American Idol Performances of All-Time

Seven seasons of American Idol, the world's biggest talent show, have produced such top pop stars as Kelly Clarkson, Chris Daughtry, Jordin Sparks, and David Cook. It has also generated amazing individual performances. This is your guide to the best of the best.

Top 10 American Idol Alumni

These are the 10 biggest musical stars that have emerged from 7 seasons of American Idol.

American Idols on the Charts - A Complete Record

Complete record of the music chart performance of songs and albums by American Idol winners and contestants.

Idol Gives Back 2008

Photos from Idol Gives Back 2008, an American Idol charitable event. Among the stars are Fergie, Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus, John Legend, and Annie Lennox.

Ryan Seacrest

He is perhaps best known as host of 'American Idol,' but he is a key figure in pop music radio as well.

X Factor USA Season 1 - Auditions Recap September 21, 2011

X Factor USA kicked off with a 2 hour audition show. These are the top 5 auditions from the show's debut.
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