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Steven Tyler To “Let Go Of My Mistress ‘American Idol’ Before She Boils My Rabbit”

“After some long…hard…thoughts…I’ve decided it’s time for me to let go of my mistress American Idol before she boils my rabbit.” – Steven Tyler

07/12/2012

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Jennifer Lopez on ‘Idol’ Future: “Maybe It’s Time For Me To Go”

For months, fans have been speculating whether Jennifer Lopez will say goodbye to ‘American Idol’ next season. And in a recent interview, the singer finally seems ready to make a decision.

07/12/2012

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5 Reasons We’d Like To See Adam Lambert As ‘American Idol’ Judge

Five reasons to convince producers to hire Adam Lambert full-time.

07/09/2012

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Adam Lambert Possible Judge For “American Idol” Season 12

Sources have reported that American Idol has been in talks with Adam Lambert, for over a month, to judge the 12th season of American Idol coming up next year.

07/09/2012

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Phillip Phillips Gears Up For A Busy Summer

As Phillip Phillips gears up for the upcoming ‘American Idol’ Tour, he reveals details about his debut album and his special All-Star performance.

07/05/2012

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Kelly Clarkson Becomes Top-Selling Idol With ‘Stronger’

Sorry Carrie Underwood, but there’s a new top Idol in town. The sales of Kelly Clarkson’s song, “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” just earned her the honor of best-selling single from a contestant on American Idol.

07/05/2012

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Jessica Sanchez Releasing Album, Possibly Heading to the Big Screen

Jessica Sanchez just signed a record deal and is getting ready to release her first album in October. But that’s not the only thing the young singer’s got planned post-Idol.

07/05/2012

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“American Idol” Highlights The Best of Season 11 With New Releases

From runner-up Jessica Sanchez’s take on the Whitney Houston classic, “I Will Always Love You” to Joshua Ledet’s show stopping performance of “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World,” it’s obvious season 11 of Idol had some major talent. To celebrate this fact, the show is releasing the best covers from the top 10 finalists, along with a few more recordings from your favorites among the top 5.

06/29/2012

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Casey Abrams Embraces ‘Idol’ Past On New Album

Casey Abrams talks to CBS Local about working with ‘American Idol’ judge Randy Jackson on his recently released debut album, his musical connection with ‘AI’ alum Haley Reinhart and shares his advice for this season’s Idol cast offs.

06/26/2012

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A Healthy Phillip Phillips Returns To The Stage

Phillip Phillips isn’t wasting any time after his recent kidney surgery. The newest American Idol is heading to our nation’s capital for his first post-show performance.

06/18/2012

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Phillip Phillips Has Surgery; Family Deals With Burglary

Phillip Phillips, season 11 winner of American Idol, was finally able to get the kidney surgery he needed and had delayed until after the finale of the show. And true to the work ethic fans are already familiar with, Idol’s version of Dave Matthews is already back to work in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, his family is dealing with some bad news from back home in Georgia.

06/14/2012

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Phillip Phillips Admits Newfound Celebrity Is “A Little Scary”

The newly crowned American Idol is still getting used to his quick plunge into fame. Phillip Phillips, 21, is already one of the singing competition’s most successful winners.

06/08/2012

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Phillip Phillips On Idol Win: “I Feel So Blessed To Have This All Happen”

Fresh off his American Idol win, Phillip Phillips found a few moments to call into Mix 104.1/Boston and discussed life after Idol.

06/07/2012

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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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