Erika Van Pelt: 'I Felt Shafted' by American Idol Judges

Idol's Casey Abrams & Haley Reinhart Are 'Meant to Do More Duets'

When Casey Abrams sang the final line, “you’re mine,” from Jay Hawkins’s tune “I Put a Spell On You” to fellow contestant Haley Reinhart after being voted off of American Idol Thursday, many wondered if they were really dating.

“The touch and the look we had was just perfect,” says Abrams. But their connection does not go beyond friendship, according to the booted singer.

American Idol's Lauren Alaina Talks About Meeting Miley Cyrus

After a night dedicated to the music of singer-songwriter Carole King, the top six contestants remaining on American Idol spoke to reporters about the pressing issues of the night.

Kelly Clarkson Returns to American Idol

Jennifer Lopez: Why We Saved Idol's Casey Abrams

Viewers voted to eject Casey Abrams from American Idol last week, only to have the judges, in one tension-filled moment, fight back to use their one precious save to keep him.

But with adrenaline pumping and emotions running high, was that the right choice? Most definitely, insists Jennifer Lopez.

Casey Abrams Undergoes Blood Transfusions

At a time when he would surely like to be focused on singing, American Idol contestant Casey Abrams is dealing with a health scare.

The singer, who was absent from Thursday’s elimination show, has ulcerative colitis, a source tells PEOPLE.

The condition, which causes abdominal pain and cramping, was treated at a hospital in Los Angeles, where Abrams, 20, received two blood transfusions Thursday night.

American Idol's Casey Abrams Hospitalized – Again

One of American Idol’s favorite contestants has been hospitalized – for the second time this season.

After thrilling judges Randy Jackson, Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez with a performance of Joe Cocker’s “With a Little Help From My Friends” on Wednesday night, Casey Abrams was missing in action on Thursday’s elimination show.