" American Idol" Season 12 has crowned Candice Glover the winner, marking the first female to take the title since Jordin Sparks during Season 6.
American Idol Live! will make the rounds this summer, taking the Top 10 finalists of Season 12 as well as a fan-selected 11th finalist from coast to coast.
A 21-year-old pawn-shop worker from Leesburg, GA, became the fifth consecutive male to win " American Idol," besting a 16-year-old diva in the making.
Jermaine Jones, who was portrayed on " American Idol" as a loveable 6-foot 8-inch gentle giant with a deep, soulful voice, was eliminated from the singing competition on Wednesday (3/14) night for legal issues.
" American Idol" named its Top 13 finalists during a live results show on Thursday (3/1), with viewers picking 10 and the judges choosing three.
Jennifer Lopez has signed on for the 11th season of " American Idol," producer Nigel Lythgoe said.