'American Idol' season 17 contestant Uche Ndubizu reveals Lionel Richie "told me to stay in my lane and do what I do and not to stop"
'American Idol' season 17 contestant Uche Ndubizu reveals Lionel Richie "told me to stay in my lane and do what I do and not to stop"

In an exclusive interview with MEA WorldWide, the Top 10 contestant spoke about his equation with other constestants and the best piece of advice he received on the show 

'American Idol' fans claim Walker Burroughs was robbed of his spot in Top 6 in season 17: "He should have been saved"
'American Idol' fans claim Walker Burroughs was robbed of his spot in Top 6 in season 17: "He should have been saved"

Fans also said that his pairing with Alejandro Aranda for a duet was unfair, as it severely restricted his musical abilities

"Dream come true," American Idol season 17 contestant Uche Ndubizu on performing infront of Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie
"Dream come true," American Idol season 17 contestant Uche Ndubizu on performing infront of Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie

In an interview with MEAWW, Uche revealed how he was inspired by the talent he witnessed on the show and plans of making his own music

'American Idol' season 17: Madison, Jeremiah and Laci ace Queen Night leaving judges and audiences spellbound
'American Idol' season 17: Madison, Jeremiah and Laci ace Queen Night leaving judges and audiences spellbound

On Sunday night the Top 8 contestants battled it out in a Queen-themed episode as they performed songs from the 2018 hit biopic film 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

'American Idol' season 17's Alejandro Aranda has a major fan following, but will his success run take him to the finals?
'American Idol' season 17's Alejandro Aranda has a major fan following, but will his success run take him to the finals?

Though he might seem to only sing one particular genre every time, he does not fail to impress the judges and viewers each time he steps on stage

Will Bobby Bones be 'The Bachelor' for season 24? If so, fans reveal they aren't in favor of it
Will Bobby Bones be 'The Bachelor' for season 24? If so, fans reveal they aren't in favor of it

Recently, season 27 winner of 'Dancing With The Stars' and 'American Idol' mentor Bobby Bones uploaded a post on his Instagram profile captioning it "Promo shoots. @abcnetwork". Along with the caption, is a picture of Bones with a rose in his hand, which might hint he could be the next bachelor.

'American Idol' season 17 fans weigh in on who will be in the top 3 and winner
'American Idol' season 17 fans weigh in on who will be in the top 3 and winner

Now that there are just eight contestants left, the finals of 'American Idol' season 17 are just around the corner

Could Dimitrius Graham from 'American Idol' season 17 be the next Jennifer Hudson?
Could Dimitrius Graham from 'American Idol' season 17 be the next Jennifer Hudson?

After the news of Graham being eliminated was revealed once the votes were tallied, fans expressed their disappointment on various social media

Uche Ndubizu and Dimitrius Graham eliminated from 'American Idol' season 17 after Disney night, fans disappointed
Uche Ndubizu and Dimitrius Graham eliminated from 'American Idol' season 17 after Disney night, fans disappointed

Though it was a happy theme, toward the end of the night, the stage was anything but happy when the season had to say goodbye to two contestants during a double elimination round

Why is 'The Voice' season 16's Maelynn Jarmon a fan favorite
Why is 'The Voice' season 16's Maelynn Jarmon a fan favorite

Though fans are calling the show out for sound issues and the new voting system, they're also praising one contestant and that is none other than Maelyn Jarmon

'American Idol' season 17's Alejandro Aranda has fans divided over his rise to the Top 10
'American Idol' season 17's Alejandro Aranda has fans divided over his rise to the Top 10

While he has a major fan following for his talent and unique style, some fans claim he is overrated and a one trick pony

Jeremiah Lloyd's 'American Idol' season 17 performance of 'Almost Heaven' gets fans opening up about their homophobic families
Jeremiah Lloyd's 'American Idol' season 17 performance of 'Almost Heaven' gets fans opening up about their homophobic families

For his audition performance, Harmon performed an original song called 'Almost Heaven' which talks about gay people like him and if they are allowed to go to heaven

'American Idol' season 17 contestant Dimitrius Graham has a fan base that adores him. Here's why
'American Idol' season 17 contestant Dimitrius Graham has a fan base that adores him. Here's why

While some fans predict that Graham has a high chance of being sent home next week during Disney Night due to lack of votes, we can’t wait to see what happens if he makes it through.

'American Idol' season 23 fans speculate that Alyssa Raghu and Dimitrius Graham may be the next to go
'American Idol' season 23 fans speculate that Alyssa Raghu and Dimitrius Graham may be the next to go

Next week when American Idol airs on Sunday night, we will get to see the Top 10 perform songs from the Disney catalog.

'American Idol' season 17 fans accuse Katy Perry of being biased for picking Alyssa Raghu over Ashley Hess in the Top 10
'American Idol' season 17 fans accuse Katy Perry of being biased for picking Alyssa Raghu over Ashley Hess in the Top 10

Though fans are happy with most of the Top 10 contestants, they are not in favor of  Alyssa Raghu being one among the Top 10.

'American Idol' season 17: Alejandro Aranda, Uche Ndubizu, Madison Vandenburg stand out during the Top 14 round
'American Idol' season 17: Alejandro Aranda, Uche Ndubizu, Madison Vandenburg stand out during the Top 14 round

On Monday, we will know the ten contestants who will have made to the next round, and we are sure that these will certainly make it

'America's Got Talent' season 14:  Release date, plot, cast and everything else about the show
'America's Got Talent' season 14: Release date, plot, cast and everything else about the show

America's Got Talent' is coming back to our screens in just little over a month, and we've got the lowdown on everything you need to know about the new season.

What fans want 'American Idol' to change when the show returns in Season 18
What fans want 'American Idol' to change when the show returns in Season 18

Ever since fans heard that the series is being renewed with major changes, they have started to share what changes they would like to see in season 18

'American Idol' season 17 contestant Eddie Island is through to the Top 14 and fans just can't get enough of him
'American Idol' season 17 contestant Eddie Island is through to the Top 14 and fans just can't get enough of him

Island is one contestant who stands out not just because of his impeccable talent, but because of his personality and confidence

'American Idol' season 17: Fans believe Alejandro Aranda and Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon deserved their Top 14 spots the most
'American Idol' season 17: Fans believe Alejandro Aranda and Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon deserved their Top 14 spots the most

Most fans revealed that they thought Aranda and Harmon deserved their spots in the Top 14 the most, while Raghu and Cormier took the least deserved spots

With 2 gay and 3 bisexual contestants, season 17 is American Idol’s most diverse installment
With 2 gay and 3 bisexual contestants, season 17 is American Idol’s most diverse installment

Fans revealed they are enjoying the diversity the series has started to offer this season with two gay contestants and three bisexual contestants on the show

'Songland': Release date, plot, trailer, news and everything else about NBC's new reality series
'Songland': Release date, plot, trailer, news and everything else about NBC's new reality series

'Songland' a new songwriter focused reality TV competition will premiere on NBC May 28 at 10 p.m. after the premiere of 'America's Got Talent' season 14

'American Idol' Season 17: Alejandro Aranda, Wade Cota and Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon ace their All-Star duet performances in episode 11
'American Idol' Season 17: Alejandro Aranda, Wade Cota and Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon ace their All-Star duet performances in episode 11

During Monday's episode, the celebrities who performed with the contestants were, Julia Michaels, Chris Isaak, Lukas Graham, lovelytheband, Ben Harper and Cynthia Erivo

'American Idol' Season 17: Ashley Hess, Uché Ndubizu and Walker Burroughs stun judges with flawless duet performances in episode 10
'American Idol' Season 17: Ashley Hess, Uché Ndubizu and Walker Burroughs stun judges with flawless duet performances in episode 10

While the seven contestants who went through were exceptionally unique and good in their own way, there were three contestants who stood out with their duet performances

'American Idol' season 17 contestant 'Mr. Entertainment' Uché has fans rooting for him thanks to his flair for showmanship
'American Idol' season 17 contestant 'Mr. Entertainment' Uché has fans rooting for him thanks to his flair for showmanship

Currently, the reality TV competition is getting a lot of attention from fans and viewers because of the impeccable talent featured in season 17

'American Idol' season 17 contestant Jeremiah Harmon says his family has taken him back and fans are overjoyed
'American Idol' season 17 contestant Jeremiah Harmon says his family has taken him back and fans are overjoyed

During the audition rounds, we came across Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon. Harmon is the son of a pastor but his sexuality had set him at odds with his family. 

Wada Cota wins over 'American Idol' fans and judges with his impeccable voice
Wada Cota wins over 'American Idol' fans and judges with his impeccable voice

Cota is considered to be among the front runners with a high chance of making it to the finals this year

Fans say talent in 'American Idol' Season 17 beats previous seasons by a country mile
Fans say talent in 'American Idol' Season 17 beats previous seasons by a country mile

After auditions and three rounds of performances during Hollywood Week and a solo performance in Hawaii, the Top 40 contestants were reduced to half their number

Alejandro Aranda, Wade Cota and Laci Kaye Booth stun judges with flawless performances during Top 20 solos on 'American Idol' season 17
Alejandro Aranda, Wade Cota and Laci Kaye Booth stun judges with flawless performances during Top 20 solos on 'American Idol' season 17

While we wait in anticipation for the All-Star duet episode that will air on Sunday, let's take a look at the performances that stood out during the Top 20 solos on Monday

Here are three performances from 'American Idol' season 17's Top 40 singers that blew the judges away
Here are three performances from 'American Idol' season 17's Top 40 singers that blew the judges away

While we wait to see the contestants perform once again before they move on to the All-Star Duets, here are three contestants who left judges and fans amazed by their performance

'The Kelly Clarkson Show': Release date, plot, cast, news and everything else about NBC's new daytime talk show
'The Kelly Clarkson Show': Release date, plot, cast, news and everything else about NBC's new daytime talk show

The talk show is set to be a combination of interviews and musical performances which will involve both celebrities and regular people

'American Idol' season 17 has fans convinced that they will witness some really good singing talent
'American Idol' season 17 has fans convinced that they will witness some really good singing talent

Though most fans agreed that this season is really one among the talented seasons in a long time, some begged to differ and as they felt that season 16 was much better

'American Idol' season 17: Five contestants who have the highest chance to make it to the Top 20
'American Idol' season 17: Five contestants who have the highest chance to make it to the Top 20

When Sunday's episode airs, the series will show the contestants perform for the judges in Hawaii and we will finally get to see who are the 20 contestants

Is 'American Idol' Season 17 contestant Alejandro Aranda a one trick pony or a true artist? Fans seem divided
Is 'American Idol' Season 17 contestant Alejandro Aranda a one trick pony or a true artist? Fans seem divided

“Do you know how lucky we are to have him on our show?" Perry told Bryan and Richie once he walked out of the stage after his final Hollywood week performance

'American Idol' fans are furious Colby Swift got sent home in episode 7, request judges to bring singer back
'American Idol' fans are furious Colby Swift got sent home in episode 7, request judges to bring singer back

Even though fans and viewers are happy most of their favorites have made it through, some were not happy country singer Colby Swift was sent home for a silly mistake

'American Idol' Season 17: With the top 40 contestants decided, fans reveal who they are rooting for
'American Idol' Season 17: With the top 40 contestants decided, fans reveal who they are rooting for

On Sunday when the next episode of 'American Idol' airs we will get to witness the Showcase Round and the Final Judgment before they reveal the top 20 contestants

'American Idol' Season 17 episode 7: Hollywood Week sees some tough competition with only 40 moving to the next round
'American Idol' Season 17 episode 7: Hollywood Week sees some tough competition with only 40 moving to the next round

While we wait for Sunday's episode of 'American Idol' here are some of the performances that stood out, and left the judges shocked. 

'American Idol' Season 17 episode 6 review: Here are the best performers from Hollywood week as judges throw their jackets on stage
'American Idol' Season 17 episode 6 review: Here are the best performers from Hollywood week as judges throw their jackets on stage

Through the episode, apart from impeccable singing, and heartwarming performances, there were also a lot of emotions, not just among the contestants, but the judges as well

After Katy Perry teared up on 'American Idol', here are the top five celebrity breakdowns on reality TV
After Katy Perry teared up on 'American Idol', here are the top five celebrity breakdowns on reality TV

Katy Perry did not just cry during the Sunday episode of 'American Idol' season 17, she also threw her jacket after watching the soulful performance of Alejandro Aranda

'American Idol' Season 17: Emotional moments from the auditions that left the judges in tears
'American Idol' Season 17: Emotional moments from the auditions that left the judges in tears

Looking back at the auditions, we witnessed contestants with amazing voices, some moving backstories and a lot of fun surprises and highlights

'American Idol' audition highlights: From a burping Margie Mays to last season winner Maddie Poppe appearing disguised as a goth contestant
'American Idol' audition highlights: From a burping Margie Mays to last season winner Maddie Poppe appearing disguised as a goth contestant

While we wait in anticipation for Sunday's episode, let's take a look back at some of the highlights during the auditions.

'American Idol' Season 17 episode 5 review: 3 performances that stood out during the final leg of auditions
'American Idol' Season 17 episode 5 review: 3 performances that stood out during the final leg of auditions

Here are three performances that stood out among the rest in the last set of auditions, winning the golden ticket to Hollywood

'American Idol' Season 17: 3 audition performances that stood out in episode 4
'American Idol' Season 17: 3 audition performances that stood out in episode 4

When the fourth episode aired Sunday, we witnessed some really good talent including a few singers who have a high chance of making it far into the competition

'American Idol' season 17: Three talented contestants who stood out during the auditions
'American Idol' season 17: Three talented contestants who stood out during the auditions

Here is a look at the contestants who impressed judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie during the auditions for 'American Idol' season 17

'American Idol' season 17: Three performances that left judges spellbound during Sunday's auditions
'American Idol' season 17: Three performances that left judges spellbound during Sunday's auditions

Here are three performances that stood out from Sunday's episode of 'American Idol' as the competition gets tougher with each audition

'American Idol' season 17: Margie Mays aka 'Burping Girl' stuns judges and viewers alike
'American Idol' season 17: Margie Mays aka 'Burping Girl' stuns judges and viewers alike

'American Idol' season 17 has managed to deliver what was promised and has set a high benchmark with emotional and exhilarating performances

'American Idol' Season 17: 2 episodes in, Alejandro Aranda emerges fan-favorite and for good reason
'American Idol' Season 17: 2 episodes in, Alejandro Aranda emerges fan-favorite and for good reason

Among the 24 contestants who received a golden ticket to Hollywood, is one contestant fans and viewers are really rooting for, and he is none other than Alejandro Aranda

'American Idol' Season 17: 3 contestants who wowed judges in episode 2 of auditions, including 'one of the greatest auditions ever'
'American Idol' Season 17: 3 contestants who wowed judges in episode 2 of auditions, including 'one of the greatest auditions ever'

There were three auditions that stood out and made it as the highlights of the episode. Here are the top 3 performances of Wednesday night's auditions.

'American Idol' Season 17: Show claims upcoming episode 2 will be 'one of the greatest auditions ever', but fans are skeptical
'American Idol' Season 17: Show claims upcoming episode 2 will be 'one of the greatest auditions ever', but fans are skeptical

'American Idol' teased fans with a sneak peek of episode 2 claiming this would be one of the greatest auditions ever, but fans aren't buying the grand claim

'American Idol' Season 17: 19-year-old Myra Tran from Vietnam is definitely one to look out for this year
'American Idol' Season 17: 19-year-old Myra Tran from Vietnam is definitely one to look out for this year

Her performance of Jennifer Hudson's 'One Night Only' left the judges floored. Tran received a standing ovation from judges and even got compared to likes of Kelly Clarkson.

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