Simon, Paula, and Randy are joined by new judge, Kara DioGuardi, at the New York City auditions.|American Idol|Simon Cowell|Randy Jackson|Paula Abdul|Ryan Seacrest|Kara DioGuardi|
American Idol's Megan Joy shares her feelings on leaving Idol, her brother heckling Kara Dioguardi, and coordinating her clothes and tattoos.|American Idol|Megan Joy|Matt Mitovich|
American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi speaks with the ladies of The View about Adam Lambert supposed 'coming out' in an upcoming issue of Rolling Stone.|American Idol|The View|Adam Lambert|Kara Dioguardi|Barbara Walters|
Meet Karen Waldrup as she strives to become the next big hitmaker.
The final songwriters sit down and work on the hit of their lives.
Sonyae Elise goes to Scotty Granger for help but she's left more confused than ever.
Check out the full performance of "Stranger to Love" by Sonyae Elise and Brian Judah.
Meet Nevin James as he strives to become the next big hitmaker.
The judges find out why they believe Amber Ojeda should be a nurse and not a songwriter.
Mr. Burns is revived from his death wish.
Scotty Granger performs his pop hook for Jewel and Perez Hilton but both hate Scotty's title.
Check out the full performance of "Exit" by Sonyae Elise.
Jermaine Dupri gives his thoughts on the music industry and his thoughts of the challenge.
Johnny Marnell and Nick Nittoli clash over creative differences.
The songwriters try to sell their hooks but some do it better than others.
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