Halo Circus, the band fronted by American Idol season eight top female finalist Allison Iraheta, began a four-week residency at Hotel Cafe in Hollywood Friday night, playing to a packed house. The group's nine-song set included eight original songs plus their remake of Duran Duran's 1989 hit, "Do You Believe in Shame?", recorded for the tribute album Making Patterns Rhyme, released in August.
AmericanIdol season-nine alum DidiBenami is about to release her proper debut album, Reverie — the result of a successful PledgeMusic crowdfunding campaign (with proceeds earmarked for Brandon McMillan’s Argus Service Dogs Foundation) and, perhaps a little bit, a broken heart.
For the second time in his life, season-eight American Idol alum Scott MacIntyre is facing end-stage kidney disease.
The 29-year-old requires a transplant within six months, which necessitates a living donor. Last week, he was officially accepted into Nashville-based Vanderbilt Hospital’s transplant program and is on a national waiting list. The average wait time is three to five years for a kidney from a deceased donor.
When Fox debuts the much-buzzed about series Utopia on Sept. 7, viewers may notice a familiar voice singing the theme song: American Idol alum ChrisDaughtry.
The season-five finalist says show producers reached out to him directly with the idea for the series and asked if he'd be interested in tackling the theme song. The concept piqued his curiosity, he explains in a behind-the-scenes video of the recording process, which will air during Sunday's Utopia premiere .
Carrie Underwood has given new meaning to Labor Day with the announcement that she and husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child.
The American Idol season-four winner took to Twitter to reveal the news with help from her two dogs, each wearing separate blue and pink shirts reading, "I am going to be a Big Brother" and "I am going to be a Big Sister."
Lady Gaga joined Adam Lambert and Queen, the band that inspired her stage name, for a rocking rendition of the classic hit "Another One Bites The Dust" onstage in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday.
She joined the group decked out in a giant afro wig. Following her surprise appearance, the singer tweeted, "I just played with Queen I'm the happiest girl alive," then Instagrammed several pictures of herself along with guitarist Brian May and Lambert.
ColtonDixon may be making a name for himself in the world of Christian music, but that doesn’t mean his name isn’t associated with at least one sinful indulgence: ice cream. The AmericanIdol season 11 alum now has his very own flavor courtesy of Boston ice creamery Emack & Bolio, one part of a marketing blitz in advance of his sophomore effort, Anchor, which includes his likeness on specially-marked cans of Mountain Dew (that come with a free download of new music).