And Jimmy Fallon covered the song twice—once as Neil Young and once alongside idol judge Randy Jackson.
His biggest coup was getting Ryan Seacrest onto American idol.
The only downside to having Minaj on idol is how bad she makes the other judges look.
Once, idol stood alone on American networks as the show that had managed to achieve major success.
Her homecoming at last year's finale provoked the longest most tearful standing ovation idol had ever seen.
He was her idol––not a very pretty one, but idols are not often pretty.
Not a vestige of idolatry was to be seen, not an idol was to be found in the island.
He knew how Jenny would read the resolution, and Jenny had been his idol.
This is the idol we are worshiping instead of the true and only God.
But she was still their idol, and Chukkers had butchered her before their eyes.
mid-13c., "image of a deity as an object of (pagan) worship," from Old French idole "idol, graven image, pagan god," from Late Latin idolum "image (mental or physical), form," used in Church Latin for "false god," from Greek eidolon "appearance, reflection in water or a mirror," later "mental image, apparition, phantom," also "material image, statue," from eidos "form" (see -oid). Figurative sense of "something idolized" is first recorded 1560s (in Middle English the figurative sense was "someone who is false or untrustworthy"). Meaning "a person so adored" is from 1590s.