| Feb 16, 2009
When the producers of "American Idol" announced the addition of a fourth judge as well as various other tweaks this season, the Fox network cautioned that it didn't expect the moves to reverse the ratings declines for TV's No. 1 show.
And they haven't....
| Feb 11, 2008
Arriving in the final stretch of one of the bleakest awards seasons on record, Clive Davis' annual pre-Grammy party on Saturday night arrived as a reminder of certain inalienable Hollywood truths.
Even in a dust-bowl year during which the writers...
| Mar 10, 2008
THE top 12 " American Idol" contestants arrived as a group at the post-show party in West Hollywood on Thursday night, but the scrum of paparazzi left little doubt who was the object of their obsession.
"David!" the photographers shouted. "David, over...
| May 5, 2009
| 5:30 PM
He's coming home!
Matt Giraud, the dueling piano player from Kalamazoo made it to the top five on American Idol.
Now, he's coming home, and West Michigan is throwing him a huge party!
It's this Thursday at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown...
| Apr 8, 2009
Idol fans were shakin' in their boots during season 7 when a shocking results show revealed that Michael Johns was headed home. Now, fans can rejoice, as Johns is set to release his debut album on June 23, entitled "Hold Back My Heart."
| May 12, 2009
More American Idol Coverage
We start with a sketch from the guys promoting "Night at the Museum", making fun of the judges and the desk-- funny. Then here comes Ryan-- (Hey, it's Kevin Bacon!) Ryan tells us the judges's desk is actually going to the...
| May 21, 2009
Move over David Cook, there's a new Idol in town. After months of waiting, and nearly 100 million votes Tuesday night, American Idol now has a new champion - Kris Allen!
In a surprising finale that shocked many, Kris took home the title of this year's...
| May 20, 2009
| 10:36 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Kris Allen beamed with disbelief, shook his head as if to reject that this was really happening and doubled over in shock.
The fact that he'd just beaten rollicking vocal powerhouse Adam Lambert for the "American Idol" title wasn't going...
| Nov 21, 2008
At rehearsals this week for the 36th Annual American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre, one of the key executives for the show gushed that Sunday night's broadcast will have 19 performances, a record number: "We called everyone on our dream list and...
| Dec 17, 2008
In the year following her audition in last season's "American Idol," Carly Smithson lived in one of pop culture's most public bubbles.
The tattooed Irish rocker made it through Hollywood week, the big stage at Idoldome, the bittersweet national press...
| May 6, 2008
Tuesday (May 6) night's American Idol theme is about as vague and wide-open as the Top Four could possibly hope for. Songs from the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame? What does that even mean? Working from the Hall's list of 500 influential hits, surely...
| May 23, 2008
David Cook beat David Archuleta by 12 million votes to claim the American Idol crown on Wednesday (May 21) night, but don't expect Cook to explain his margin of victory.
"I think that number's actually really misleading," Cook tells reporters on Friday...