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Singing Innovations Brought on by Ellen DeGeneres on 'American Idol'

By: Katherine Vong - Published:
If you haven’t already heard, Ellen DeGeneres is replacing Paula Abdul on Fox’s top-rated reality-show singing contest ‘American Idol.’

As someone who flicks to ‘American Idol’ now and again to watch the singers—not the judges—I started contemplating the numerous things in the world that can sing. Like kitchen utensils, for instance. While they’re not common, they most definitely exist. So, this cluster, loosely influenced by Ellen DeGeneres on ‘American Idol,’ is all about things that sing, from tween singing sensations to singing handbags.