Haley Smith died in Millinocket, Maine after suffering a one-vehicle motorcycle crash this past August.
The first winner of American Idol is bringing back the show's original judges for a special TV reunion.
Lionel Ritchie and Luke Bryan round out the judges panel alongside Katy Perry in ABC's revival of American Idol, hosted by Ryan Seacrest.
Original American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has returned to host the show's new season on ABC when it debuts in midseason.
ABC announced at its upfront presentation in New York today that Katy Perry will be the first new judge for American Idol this fall.
ABC brings 10 new programs to its 2017-2018 fall schedule, plus two new live events and the return of reality juggernaut American Idol.
ABC has closed a deal with 19 Entertainment and Fremantle Media North America to bring back American Idol for the 2017-2018 season.
ABC has a deal in place to revive Fox's American Idol which only just went off the air in 2016.
After being with the show from the start as a judge and mentor, Randy Jackson will not return for American Idol Season 14.
Mariah Carey and Keith Urban also join Idol mainstay Randy Jackson at the judges table when the new season kicks off January 16.
Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, and Keith Urban join Randy Jackson at the judges table this season, debuting in January on Fox.
The musicians will join Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson at the judges table in the upcoming season on Fox.
The reality series is 'seriously considering' making the country singer a new judge alongside Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson.
The Grammy-winning singer joins the judges' panel when American Idol returns to Fox in January of 2013.
Another report reveals Randy Jackson may also be leaving, with singer Mariah Carey in 'serious negotiations' to join Fox's reality show.
The Aerosmith singer decides to step away from the popular Fox reality show to focus on the band's new album debuting this fall.
American Idol brings the network's season to a close with a two-hour finale Wednesday, May 23 at 8 PM ET.