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Scott Borchetta to Return for Final ‘American Idol’ Season

Even though American Idol's upcoming season will be its last, the show will go out with a bang. Scott Borchetta, head of Big Machine Label Group, will return to the TV singing competition, along with judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr.

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News Roundup: Scotty McCreery, Kellie Pickler and Scott Borchetta Talk the End of ‘American Idol’

The Boot rounds up today's top stories from our news partners.

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Keith Urban Will Be Back for Final Season of ‘American Idol’

Country fans will get one more season to see Keith Urban as a judge on American Idol.

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What Are the Country ‘American Idol’ Alumni Doing Now?

The American Idol judges have seen plenty of country singers audition and make their way into the pool of finalists throughout the years. Have you ever wondered what happened to some of them?

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What Is ‘American Idol’ Alum Crystal Bowersox Up to Now?

American Idol propels many talented-yet-unknown singers into the world of fame, with some faring better than others. Throughout Idol's time on TV, there have been 24 finalists with country roots, and while some contestants like Carrie Underwood and Scotty McCreery are still on everyone's radar, what about some of the lesser-known artists, like Crystal Bowersox?

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Carrie Underwood Named Top-Earning ‘Idol’ Again

Once again, Carrie Underwood is the top-earning 'American Idol' alum.

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Keith Urban Shares Thoughts on New ‘American Idol’ Season

Keith Urban is gearing up to begin judging Season 14 of 'American Idol,' and he's filling fans in on some big changes in the new season.

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Scott Borchetta to Join ‘American Idol’

Big Machine Label Group President and CEO Scott Borchetta is set to join 'American Idol,' replacing Jimmy Iovine and former judge Randy Jackson in their roles as in-house mentors.

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POLL: Do You Prefer ‘The Voice,’ or ‘American Idol’?

Since 'American Idol' debuted more than a dozen years ago, reality singing competitions have become an increasingly viable way to discover new country talent. The show reigned supreme on the airwaves, virtually unchallenged for years, until 'The Voice' premiered in 2011. Since then, the two shows have competed fiercely to find the best new talent in country music.

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‘American Idol’ Singer Josh Gracin Posts Apparent Suicide Note to Facebook

Friends and fans feared the worst after former 'American Idol' contestant Josh Gracin posted what many interpreted as a suicide note to his Facebook account late Thursday afternoon (Aug. 14).

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