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Carrie Underwood As An American Idol Judge? “I Would Cry!”

It’s a great year for Carrie Underwood, whose new album Blown Away has been at the top of the charts four weeks in a row. The American Idol winner and country superstar talked toThe New 103.7/Charlotte to chat about her success and the possibility of being an American Idol judge; she even spills an embarrassing story about husband Mike Fisher.

06/05/2012

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Jennifer Lopez Blogs Her Entire Wardrobe from “Idol” Season 11

Since joining American Idol as a judge, Jennifer Lopez hasn’t just proven herself to be one of the more sympathetic and encouraging figures on the show but also one of the most fashionable.

06/01/2012

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Steven Tyler Speaks On Aerosmith Backstage at ‘American Idol’ Finale

Gearing up for the American Idol finale, Steven Tyler spoke backstage about the show and its contestants and also gave an update on Aerosmith’s new album and upcoming tour.

05/23/2012

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Kelly Clarkson To “Idol” Finalists: “You Have To Work For Success”

The first year of a new reality show can be pretty rough. Just ask Kelly Clarkson. As the first winner of American Idol, she had no idea what she was getting herself into that premiere season. She now lovingly calls it, the “ghetto year” of Idol.

05/23/2012

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Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips In “The Idol Bubble”

After last night’s finale episode of American Idol, Mix 104.1/Boston talked to finalists Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips. What you may not have realized about Idol contestants is they have no idea what’s going on in the world.

05/23/2012

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Jennifer Lopez On The Best “Idol” Performances And Patience

As this season of American Idol winds down, and Jennifer Lopez’s future on the show is in question, she took time to talk to Mix 104.1/Boston during the finales and weighed in on her favorite performances from the Tuesday night finale shows and own experience as an artist.

05/23/2012

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Kris Allen Talks American Idol, Gives His Choice For Winner

Singer Kris Allen has his ear on the pulse of American Idol. And he should, as the winner of season eight of the popular reality talent show, he knows what the contestants go through on a daily basis – from the nerves to the excitement – it can all take a heavy toll. But it all pays off in the end for one lucky (and talented) soul.

05/22/2012

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American Idol’s Hollie Cavanagh On Her Redemption Story & Jennifer Lopez

18 year old British-born American singer Hollie Cavanagh’s American Idol journey may have ended, but her musical career has only begun. B96/Chicago is reporting live from Los Angeles all week long for the American Idol season 11 finale, and Hollie took the time to chat about her redemption story, having Jennifer Lopez as a mentor, and going on tour with this season’s Top 10 this year.

05/22/2012

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Rhode Island’s American Idol Finalist Erika Van Pelt

New England had it’s own in the American Idol top 12 – at least for a little while. Erika Van Pelt from South Kingstown, Rhode Island was the 10th place finalist in Season 11 of Idol. She explained to Mix’s Erin O’Malley what happened after she was eliminated earlier this season.

05/22/2012

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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry 5/18

Find out how Bono got very, very rich today, what Jennifer Lopez has to say about leaving American Idol, Pam Anderson’s “dirty dancing” Taylor Swift’s new man, and find out why Wayne Newton is in trouble!

05/18/2012

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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry 5/17

The Queen of Disco, Donna Summer has passed away after a battle with cancer. Also, check the latest in the John Travolta saga, which Kardashian is pregnant, and the trailer from the new movie with Channing Tatum as a stripper!

05/17/2012

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J. Lo Named Most Powerful Celebrity by Forbes

All of Jennifer Lopez’s hard work has finally paid off. For the very first time, the singer/actress/American Idol judge earned herself the title of 2012’s most powerful celebrity according to Forbes.

05/16/2012

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Adam Lambert On ‘Idol’ Stigma, Feeling Like An Outsider

Life after American Idol isn’t always so easy. In the current issue of Rolling Stone Adam Lambert discussed his struggle from Idol into the pop world.

05/14/2012

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Howard Stern Bashes Britney Spears as a Judge on “X-Factor”

At a press conference yesterday, Howard Stern voiced some harsh opinions regarding Britney Spears potentially signing on as a judge for rival reality-talent show X-Factor.

05/11/2012

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It’s Official: Britney Spears Is The New “X Factor” Judge

Britney Spears is officially the new judge on the X Factor. The news broke yesterday (May 9) on E! Online. The deal was signed a few weeks ago, but they spent the last few days looking over every detail behind the contract.

05/10/2012

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Lady Antebellum To Perform New Single Tonight On “The Voice” Season Finale

Lady Antebellum have just announced their new single, “Wanted You More,” and the trio will perform it tonight on the season finale of The Voice.

05/08/2012

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The Wanted Diss Christina Aguilera

The Wanted are known to be the more outspoken and irreverent of the current crop of boy bands — and the most likely to speak their minds. In an interview with 92.3 NOW/New York, the Wanted voiced their opinion on Christina Aguilera and the judgement is not good.

04/27/2012

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Wanna Go See Coldplay On ‘American Idol’?

Coldplay will be on American Idol next week and a few lucky fans will have a chance to attend.

04/27/2012

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LMFAO Served $7 Million Lawsuit Before American Idol Performance

The past 24 hours have been very eventful for party rockers LMFAO. It all began last night when group members Red Foo and SkyBlu were on the way to their scheduled American Idol performance.

04/20/2012

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Nelly Furtado Releases “Big Hoops (The Bigger The Better)”

It’s been a while since we heard from neo-hippie turned dance-diva Nelly Furtado in English. Six years since the collaboration with Timbaland that produced 2006’s sexually charged double-platinum “Loose” with it’s smash singles “Promiscuous”, “Maneater” and “Say It Right.” For 2012, Ms. Furtado is back with “Big Hoops (The Bigger The Better),” the first single from her upcoming fifth album, The Spirit Indestructible.

04/18/2012

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American Idol Alum Haley Reinhart Talks Debut Album, Fondest Idol Memories

Former American Idol contestant, Haley Reinhart stopped by to chat with Fresh 102.7/New York as she prepares to give fans her debut album, Listen Up!, with the single “Free” being the first track to hit […]

04/05/2012

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No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani & Tony Kanal To Appear On ‘American Idol’ Wednesday

No Doubt have been hard at work in the studio creating out their highly-anticipated new album. Lead singer Gwen Stefani and bassist Tony Kanal are coming up for air to appear as mentors on hit […]

04/03/2012

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David Cook On New Material: “I Can’t Wait To Share It With Everyone”

After a recent performance in Florida at the Downtown Food and Wine Festival, David Cook talked with MIX 105.1/Orlando. The former American Idol winner revealed that he’ll be making an appearance on the show next […]

04/02/2012

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Nicki Minaj Performs On “American Idol,” Makes Play For J. Lo’s Seat

With the release of Nicki Minaj‘s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded only days away, the colorful rapper took to the American Idol stage last night (March 30) for a performance of her hit song “Starships.”

03/30/2012

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Former Idol Contestant Speaks Out About Randy Jackson

Haley Reinhart talked to Mix 104.1/Boston about her new album, Listen Up, due out May 22nd. While she’s extremely excited about her first single off the new album, “Free,” the American Idol runner up wasn’t […]

03/30/2012

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Lana Del Rey and Notorious B.I.G. Mixtape: “Born Ready To Die”

In honor of Biggie’s passing 15 years ago, DJ/producer Terry Urban cooked up a special concoction: a mixtape of Lana Del Rey and the Notorious B.I.G. entitled Born Ready to Die. Urban wanted merge music […]

03/26/2012

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‘American Idol’ Honors the Piano Man: Watch the Best Billy Joel Covers

“American Idol” has honored everyone from Michael Jackson to Carole King in her Brill Building days on dedicated performance episodes, and last night (March 21), the Piano Man joined the ranks. The 10 contestants left […]

03/22/2012

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Kelly Clarkson To Mentor On New Music Competition Talent Show

No stranger to television talent shows, Kelly Clarkson will soon share her experiences as a mentor. This summer, ABC will launch a new music competition. Called Duets, the American Idol winner will scour the country […]

03/09/2012

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Acoustic Cafe with Adam Lambert

We’re very excited to announce Adam Lambert will be the next artist taking the stage for our legendary Acoustic Cafe series!! The former Idol and glam rock sensation will be appearing LIVE for an exclusive engagement with his biggest fans for an acoustic performance brought to you by 96.5 TIC and Miller Lite!

02/28/2012

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Steven Tyler Strips on American Idol

After surviving the first round of cuts, American Idol revealed its Top 24 contestants. However, only half of these contestants will make it to the next round next week. But what Steven Tyler did next […]

02/24/2012

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