"Not all of us can sing like Kelly Clarkson, but all of our voices matter," Obama says in clip tied to 'Idol' finale
From Kelly Clarkson's return to a David Bowie tribute, here are the best performances from the series' last show ever
The Fox show said goodbye with a finale that reminded you of how wonderful — and WTF — this pop juggernaut once was
'Idol' judge and past winner channel Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks on "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"
From William Hung to Kelly Clarkson, the music competition show has impacted pop culture in many ways
Former judge and producer Nigel Lythgoe reflect on music competition show's impact
Show took a different turn after Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey joined the judges' table
Series' final judges share favorite moments and memories
See which performance beat Carrie Underwood's "Alone" and Adam Lambert's "Mad World"
Rocker alum is proud of his time in the competition show and predicts winner of the final season
As the show sings its swan song, we look back at the franchise's most out-of-tune moment
Former judge compares original judges' table to Beatles, basketball and 'Friends'
From Adam Lambert being robbed to William Hung doing his thing, it's been a wild ride for the past 15 seasons
Series was built on being mean. But a special sort of meanness was reserved for auditioners that fell into the queer end of the spectrum
Over 15 seasons, many of show's might-have-beens went on to even more successful solo careers than the winners