| Apr 22, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Lauren Alaina, the 2011 "American Idol" runner-up, heard about the Easter Sunday suicide of Glenelg High School sophomore Grace McComas, 15, from a Twitter message.
Alaina, 17, of Georgia, said Sunday that she was saddened to hear about Grace, whose...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Nick Cannon faces the unenviable responsibility every holiday season of having to find a Christmas gift for the woman with everything: Mariah Carey. It’s a small price to pay for getting to call one of the music industry’s most successful...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:27 PM
James Taylor tried something new before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night: a sort of mash-up of the real national anthem and the unofficial one, "America the Beautiful." Alas, not on purpose, it appears.
The folk-pop icon took to the mike...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
What: 2013 American Country Awards (ACA) When and Where to Watch: Tuesday, Dec. 10, live at 8pm ET on FOX (tape-delayed Pacific Time) About: The American Country Awards gives fans the chance to vote for their favorite artists. Taylor Swift leads this...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:50 AM
No longer is Scotty McCreery the country-music star who finds time for a full load of college classes. "That was tough," says the 2010 "American Idol" winner. "It took a lot out of me to do that. Monday to Wednesday, I'd be physically in class, then...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A young black-and-white bird soon will take SeaWorld Orlando guests for a spin on the theme park's new ride, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.
Little Puck, an animated creation who's the star of the ride, met dozens of SeaWorld's business partners...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Whether in a cartoony red-and-blue Super Mario costume bouncing around the Miami Heat’s “Harlem Shake” video or in his work clothes stepping in for a cramping LeBron James as a savior in Game 4 of last year’s NBA Finals, the...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Former "American Idol" contestant and country singer Lauren Alaina has recorded the official theme song for SeaWorld Orlando's upcoming attraction Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin.
She recorded two versions of the song called "Antarctica: One World,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Summertime is busy for Orlando's theme parks, although most new attractions are open and operating before the surge of out-of-towners comes in. This year, new rides and shows continue to trickle in as the temperatures rise. Here's an overview of what...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:28 PM
An “American Idol” winner will play at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Valentine’s Day, it was just announced. And a “blue collar” comedian will play there April 12, according to his website. Scotty McCreery, who has...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As much as -- for weeks and weeks -- I have wanted Candice Glover and Kree Harrison to be the two singers to make it to the "American Idol" finals next week, it gave me no joy to see Angie Miller weep her way through her goodbye song after her elimination...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:52 PM
You haven't heard of a "guitar pull"? That's OK, lots of folks haven't.
Of course, it's a country music term, with undocumented origins. Basically, it means "let's-sing-and-share-and-take-turns."
Five country stars will take the stage at Hard Rock...