If Dave Grohl had auditioned for American Idol, would he have snagged a golden ticket to the Hollywood rounds (coincidentally taking place this week)?
Not a chance, the Foo Fighters frontman told CBS' 60 Minutes on Sunday night. “I would never make it."
In a candid interview with Anderson Cooper, Grohl slammed Idol and other singing shows for squashing aspiring vocalists, asserting that singers who are now rock legends would never pass the first audition.
American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, Trisha Yearwood, Carlos Santana and Little Big Town are among the entertainers slated to perform the National Anthem at the 2014 World Series, a Fox spokesperson has confirmed.
For the first time ever, American Idol fans will have the chance to tell a hopeful "you’re going to Hollywood!"
Producers of the Fox singing series have added a new wrinkle, allowing viewers to have a say in which contestant will receive a coveted golden ticket to the show's Hollywood rounds, which begin the week of Oct. 25 (and air in the spring).
Maintaining a full touring schedule, even though his doctors have recommended a kidney transplant within six months, season-eight American Idol alum Scott MacIntyre will make his first public in-concert appearance in the U.S. at Vitello's in Studio City on Saturday, Nov. 1.
American Idol's Angie Miller went through her share of storms while crafting her forthcoming EP, appropriately titled Weathered. Due out Nov. 12, the season-12 finalist is sharing one of those new tracks, “Lost in the Sound,” with The Hollywood Reporter's Idol Worship.
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.