The former "American Idol" finalist has yet to be reunited with her two babies who were taken by Child Protection Services in Florida in March and August.
Video has gone viral of Florida authorities removing Mercado's 10-day old baby at a surprise roadside stop.
David Archuleta has discussed coming out as gay to his family in a recent Instagram post. He is not the first "American Idol" contestant to discuss struggling with his sexuality.
Doug Kiker was reportedly taken into custody in Mobile, Alabama, following a domestic violence incident.
"American Idol" has seen another contestant drop out after Caleb Kennedy's announced he will no longer be part of Season 19. Here's what the show will do now that it is down a contestant.
The video showed Kennedy sitting next to someone wearing a hood similar to that worn by members of the Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacist terrorist organization.
"American Idol" revealed its final five after its Coldplay / Mother's Day special – and the former favorite to win was a shock elimination on the ABC show.
"American Idol" 2021 is back from its week's break with a newly announced top 10, all of whom will be performing hits from the Disney songbook.
"American Idol" this week featured musical guest Lauren Daigle—but many viewers forgot that she had a history as a contestant on the singing competition.
"I have a wonk eye as well, and I used to be worried about it," Perry shared, comforting the 16-year-old contestant.
"American Idol" has a major twist this year that will see 10 contestants from last year's coronavirus-hit season get another chance on the ABC show. Here's who's coming back.
"American Idol" began in dramatic fashion this week, with original judge Paula Abdul stepping in to take Luke Bryan's place on the ABC show.
More than 175 singers have reached the finals of the competition, which has created some massive stars and taken many lives in wonderful, weird and sometimes tragic directions.
So much of Claudia Conway's youth has been torn away from her by the self-interested adults in her life. I hope that whatever happens to Claudia next, it's guided by true grown-ups who know how to put a hurting child's needs ahead of their own.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, "Idol" auditions have moved to Zoom, but there are still plenty of ways to have a great audition, even if it's over Zoom.
Fans and singers can participate in the "Idol Across America" event with custom-built Zoom technology.
The "American Idol" judge and bassist has played on a number of albums since the 1980's for artists in a variety of genres.
In her new "Never Worn White" music video, Katy Perry revealed she's pregnant with her first child. Fans congratulated the singer on Twitter.
The beloved music competition returns to ABC on Sunday.
The ABC winter schedule has now been revealed, with beloved shows like "Grey's Anatomy," "Station 19," and "The Good Doctor" returning for 2020 alongside new shows and familiar favorites.
Antonella Barba appeared on "Idol" in 2007, the year Jordin Sparks won the popular singing competition.
He may be known as American Idol's most recent runner-up, but Alejandro Aranda has already shattered expectations for reality talent show finalists and is making a name for himself.
"American Idol" runner-up Alejandro Aranda is becoming quite the traveling musician following his run on the reality talent show.
Glaze said he wasn't trying to complain about what happened.