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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fresh off his American Idol win, Phillip Phillips found a few moments to call into Mix 104.1/Boston and discussed life after Idol.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coldplay will be on American Idol next week and a few lucky fans will have a chance to attend.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.”