American Idol
Meet the Latinos Who Have Rocked 'American Idol' Over the Years
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/19/2011 - 16:14

With Jennifer Lopez set to debut as an American Idol judge tonight (Fox, 8 p.m. EST), we thought it would be fun to look back at the show’s prominent Latino contestants—from the fabulous to the bizarre. Enjoy!


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Will David Hernandez Be the Next One-Hit Wonder?
By Brian Madigan | 03/14/2008 - 11:45

You’d think that David Hernandez’s future would be looking a little grim right now—he became the first singer to get unceremoniously booted off American Idol’s Top 12 this week, and the whole world already knows about his shady past as a male stripper. But hey, if the record execs don’t mind, why should we? TMZ reports that major publishing companies like Sony and Warner were already courting the hunky San Diego native when the season first started, and that hasn’t changed.


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'American Idol' Unveils Its Top 12, and It Includes Four Latinos!
By Latina Staff | 03/07/2008 - 12:24

After years of Latino hopefuls getting eliminated from American Idol before making it to the Top 12, we’ve finally got contestants to root for in the Kodak Theater! The juggernaut show revealed its Top 12 for Season Seven on Thursday night, and although the super-fierce Danny Noriega failed to make the cut (we’ll miss you!), the show’s remaining four Latino contestants are headed to the next round.


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