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‘American Idol’ Country Finalists: Where Are They Now? [Pictures]

You may be surprised just how many country singers got their start on American Idol.

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Inside ‘American Idol’: Scott Borchetta Says Maddie Walker’s Appendix Did Not Burst

The last remaining country American Idol finalist will perform on Thursday night. Season 14 mentor Scott Borchetta tells Taste of Country that Maddie Walker still doesn't know what put her in the hospital for several days last weekend, but it wasn't a ruptured appendix.

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Inside ‘American Idol’: Scott Borchetta Says ‘So Far, America Is Getting It Right’

American Idol mentor Scott Borchetta is in a difficult position, but it's one he's familiar with. Each week moving forward he'll work with the remaining Idol finalists, helping them choose their songs and how to perform. One misstep could mean the end of the run for a talented artist.

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‘American Idol’ Finalist Josh Gracin Loses Half of Music Rights in Divorce

American Idol alum Josh Gracin, who finished in fourth place on the second season of the hit reality show, recently lost half of his music rights in an embroiled divorce battle.

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Bucky Covington Turns to ‘The Doctors’ for Help With Daughter’s Medical Condition [Watch]

Bucky Covington and his fiancee appeared on a recent episode of The Doctors, hoping to find treatment for their infant daughter.

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‘American Idol’ Alum Seeks Crowdfunding for Life-Saving Surgery

A former Top 20 finalist on 'American Idol' is asking fans for their help so she can pay for a life-saving brain operation.

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Aww, Snap … ‘American Idol’ Audition Ends With Keith Urban Getting ‘Slapped’ [Watch]

It's not clear if 'American Idol' contestant Samuel Prince earned praise for his singing, but his acting was pretty good. Harry "Henry" Connick, Jr. does a nice job in this video, as well ... maybe too nice a job for Keith Urban's liking.

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American Idol Contestant Calls Tuscaloosa Fan… And Gives a Few “Roll Tides”

I don't have time to watch a lot of television. So, I rely on traditional and non-traditional sources and social media to keep me abreast of what's going on in the world.  Thanks to social media, I was made aware of the phenomenal Hollywood Anderson.

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Tim McGraw Is Happy Keith Urban Is Representing Country Music on ‘Idol’

'American Idol' kicks off a new season Wednesday, with Keith Urban once again representing country music in a judge's chair. Tim McGraw considers Urban a friend, and insists his buddy is a great representation of the genre.

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Big Machine Label Group’s Scott Borchetta to Mentor on ‘American Idol’

Scott Borchetta discovered Taylor Swift, as well as founding Big Machine Label Group, and now he's taking his expertise to 'American Idol.'

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