Adam Lambert and Queen have announced a 19-date North American tour, which will kick off June 19 at Chicago’s United Center and include stops at The Forum in Los Angeles and Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The live shows on American Idol are inching closer, but before the top contestants go before an audience, they have to get through a new competition phase called RandyJackson’s "Boot Camp." Helping with the crash course in pop stardom? Two exciting camp counselors: season eight’s Adam Lambert and season five’s Chris Daughtry.
And the winner is ... Carrie Underwood, for being American Idol's top-earningalum, according to Forbes' annual list.
The country singer raked in approximately $31 million between June 2012 through June 2013, playing 100 shows on tour and signing endorsement deals with the likes of Olay. Over the past five years, Forbes estimates that has she has earned $83 million.
From marriages to births to Glee guest-starring roles, 2013 was certainly a busy year for AmericanIdol alums and judges.
The year began with a new judging panel featuring KeithUrban, NickiMinaj and MariahCarey -- and ended by welcoming back departed judge Jennifer Lopez and adding the affable HarryConnickJr. into the fold.
DOWN NONNBERG ABBEY ROAD: Combine hit recording artist Carrie Underwood and a Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein score and there’s no way you can miss the Billboard charts. The cast recording of NBC’s The Sound of Music makes its debut just one week after the live broadcast, entering The Billboard 200 at No. 17, the Top Soundtracks tally at No. 2 (unable to dislodge Disney’s Frozen) and Top Digital Albums at No. 17.
The Hollywood Palladium was bustling with stars on Sunday, Dec. 8. The occasion: TrevorLIVE, an all-star show to raise funds for the Trevor Project, a national organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.