American Idol was officially cancelled in 2015, but ended its fifteen season run in spring 2016. The show had a good run. It went through numerous judges, many horrible auditions as well as some great ones, and it launched several different contestants to superstardom. For fans who are missing the show — don’t worry! It’s coming back a sixteenth season in 2018. In the meantime, check out the 10 most memorable things about American Idol.
10. Ryan Seacrest
American Idol turned Ryan Seacrest into a household name. On the show, he’s the good cop. It doesn’t really matter what the judges say – he is there to smooth things out, so auditions can end on a better note. No word yet on whether or not he will be returning.Photo by BDG / Rex Features