American Idol fans traveled from hundreds of miles away Monday in order to see the top ten from last season take the stage at the Cajundome. Louisiana's favorite American Idol, Joshua Ledet was back in his home state after the Westlake native finished in the top three on American Idol... more »
Wednesday night, Calcasieu Parish native Joshua Ledet will hit the stage hoping his talent will carry him into the final week of American Idol.
Now, his hometown is reaping the benefits. "He said I'm going to audition till I win the show, and he's doing it!!"
Joshua Ledet's... more »
A Louisiana teen is making it big on the national television show American Idol. And though he's thousands of miles from home, Joshua Ledet's friends and family are showing him support in a big way by holding a watch party every week at Westlake's Recreation Center.
"I'm not surprised... more »
If the rest of America didn't know what crawfish are, they do now. That's after 60 pounds of crawfish were presented live on American Idol to finalist Joshua Ledet.
Ledet hails from the small town of Westlake, LA, near Lake Charles. And this week the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and... more »
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A two-time "American Idol" contestant from Maine is facing a domestic abuse charge after a police officer saw her hit her husband. A police report says 25-year-old Jessica Candage of Yarmouth was spotted Sunday evening by a Portland officer who said it appeared she was preventing... more »
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will join Randy Jackson as "American Idol" judges next season, after months of turnover and speculation about the future of TV's top-rated show. With pomp rivaling that of a U.S. Supreme Court appointment, Fox finally assembled the new pieces of the... more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kara DioGuardi is following Ellen DeGeneres and Simon Cowell out the door at "American Idol." Her departure leaves Randy Jackson, who's been with the singing contest from the start, the last judge standing, for now. Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez are the reported front-runners for the... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - A source close to Steven Tyler says the Aerosmith frontman told the source he will be a judge on Fox's "American Idol" next season. While an official announcement about Tyler has yet to come from Fox and the producers of the top-rated show, the source told... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Ashley Taylor knows the drill. In her third
shot at TV stardom, the 27-year-old LaRose, La., resident stood
serenely amid the nervous twitter of thousands of American Idol
hopefuls lined up for auditions Monday.
"I'm not nervous at all this time,"... more »
Once again, aspiring singers will have the incredible opportunity to audition in cities across the country to become the next American Idol as the No. 1 show on television begins auditions for its milestone 10th season on Saturday, July 17 in Nashville, TN. The search for the next singing superstar... more »