| 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...
| Oct 30, 2009
| 9:21 AM
For the third time, an American Idol performer will headline the Dallas Cowboys halftime show on Thanksgiving day. Grammy nominated group, Daughtry, will take the stage in front of a national television audience at halftime of the game against the Oakland...
| Nov 12, 2009
Kicking off another typical seven-day workweek recently in the offices of his management company 19 Entertainment, Adam Lambert fixed his gaze on his own pretty face. Scattered across his publicist's desk were proof sheets from a photo session with the...
| Jul 8, 2009
Former American Idol star Chris Daugthry is planning a free concert in Seattle!
He'll be back performing with his band at the Paramount on Friday, July 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., the show starts at 8 p.m.
The Seattle Times reports the free performance...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 8:13 AM
To understand the sensibility Daughtry brings to hard rock, read the acknowledgments in the CD booklet for "Leave This Town." Every member of the band put together by Chris Daughtry, the chart-topping former "American Idol" contestant, thanks his wife...
| Feb 21, 2010
Until a few months ago, Tyler Grady of Nazareth wasn't even the lead singer in his own band.
But on Wednesday, Grady won a spot among the top 24 contestants on the nation's biggest show, ''American Idol.''
That makes Grady, 20, the only contestant...