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‘American Idol’ Runner-Up Jessica Sanchez Officially Joins ‘Glee’

No word yet on who she’ll play, but she’ll be there.

10/16/2012

Fox's "American Idol 2012" Finale - Results Show - Photo Room

How Phillip Phillips Won ‘American Idol’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the moment he first stepped in front of the judges and unleashed a folksy take on Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” guitar-playing crooner Phillip Phillips seemed preordained to win “American Idol,” and […]

CBS Tampa–05/25/2012

Fox's "American Idol 2012" Finale - Results Show - Photo Room

Phillip Phillips Beats Out Jessica Sanchez To Become The New ‘American Idol’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phillip Phillips, a bluesy Georgia guitar man, was crowned the new “American Idol” on Wednesday after defeating teenager Jessica Sanchez in record viewer voting. He was the fifth male “Idol” winner […]

CBS Tampa–05/23/2012

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Tampa Decides; Phillip Phillips or Jessica Sanchez?

Out of all the American Idol hopefuls, it’s been narrowed down to the final two, Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips. Jessica Sanchez, although only 16, isn’t new to the industry, while Phillip Phillips is a […]

05/23/2012

American Idol judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson praised Jeremy Rosado during his semi-final performance of "Gravity."  Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images.

Shannon Magrane, Jeremy Rosado Give Tampa Bay 2 in Idol’s Final 13

It was a big night for Tampa Bay on American Idol. Shannon Magrane, the Tampa 16-year-old, and Jeremy Rosado, the 19-year-old from Valrico, each found a home in Idol’s Top 13 Thursday night in a […]

03/01/2012

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Tampa’s Shannon Magrane, Valrico’s Jeremy Rosado Make American Idol Top 24

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s good news for 25 — not just 24 — singers on “American Idol.” After the “Hollywood Week” and Las Vegas performance rounds, “Idol” judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven […]

02/23/2012