Randy Jackson


Hope comes to America

It was, for a breathless moment, like staring into the country’s soul


Is Avril Lavigne happy with her life?

The ‘American Idol’ guest judge counsels a pastor with three young children on the perils of pop stardom


The beginning of the end of American Idol

‘In one segment, American Idol was explained as the ultimate end goal of the American Revolution’


Confusion reigns

First, a report that Suaad Hagi Mohamud may have referenced American Idol judge Randy Jackson in her interview with consular officials in Kenya. Now, more on what the government knew, when it knew it and what it was saying publicly.

American Idol: Kris Allen? Really?

A diary of the shocking season finale


American Idol: Adam Lambert and some other guy

A running diary of this season’s penultimate episode