"I have not felt that I have been free to conduct my career in a way that I am comfortable with," he says in a statement
Music mogul reasons the Fox singing competition is "the only show with so many platinum artists"
The country star talks Season 14 and why his own talent show-start was hardly foreshadowing
The ‘Idol’ star is running for Congress. Can he pull off a huge upset?
'American Idol' Season Two contestant now safe at home after posting suicide note that partly blames his wife
Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. dish behind-the-scenes details on hopefuls and Season 14
Singer believed to have suffered blood clot in his ankle
Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban to return for Season 14
Paramore also appeared on the show, singing with Jena Irene
Singer teams with 'Idol' finalist Jessica Meuse on "Wrecking Ball" and her own hit, "That Girl"
"There have just been a ton of shows, and something has simply gone awry," Simon Cowell says
After Sochi and Michael Sam, the times are certainly a changin'
See the new judge get his white guy groove on
Harry who? That was the sentiment on 'Idol' last night
A rundown of the best tracks from the show's past contestants