‘American Idol’ to add voting via Facebook


Entertainment Weekly (EW) is reporting that FOX’s ‘American Idol’ will soon allow fans to vote using their Facebook accounts on a dedicated voting page. According to EW, fans will be able to vote up to 50 times on Facebook. Fans can still vote via phone and text message, of course. Online voting is expected to start during the March 1 performance.

 In its 10th season, Idol continues to bolster FOX’s ratings; according to Nielsen, Idol has dominated the top two slots in the weekly rankings.