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JUN
26
1 month

'American Idol' Winner Kris Allen Announces New Album

'American Idol' Winner Kris Allen Announces New Album

American Idol season-eight winner Kris Allen took to Instagram earlier today to reveal the title and release date of his third studio album.

The new record, Horizons, will be released Aug. 12, the singer announced on his page.

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"Stay tuned for more details," he teased of the record, the follow-up to 2012's Thank You Camellia.

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JUN
23
1 month

It's Official: Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban Join Harry Connick Jr. and Ryan Seacrest in 'American Idol' Return

It's Official: Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban Join Harry Connick Jr. and Ryan Seacrest in 'American Idol' Return

American Idol has locked down talent for its upcoming 14th season.

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JUN
20
1 month

Adam Lambert and Queen Rock Chicago on Opening Night (Video)

Adam Lambert and Queen Rock Chicago on Opening Night (Video)

Queen with Adam Lambert kicked off their 24-city North American tour in glamorous style at Chicago’s United Center last night.

PHOTOS Queen and Adam Lambert Rock the iHeartRadio Theater

“We’ve played to some of your mothers and fathers,” Queen guitarist Brian May said to the crowd. “And some of your grandchildren, I’m sure.”

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JUN
19
1 month

'American Idol' on the Charts: Jennifer Lopez Scores with Official World Cup Song

'American Idol' on the Charts: Jennifer Lopez Scores with Official World Cup Song

FIVE FOR FIGHTING: American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez is all over the Billboard charts, with five songs in various states of play. She joins Pitbull and Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte on "We Are One (Ole Ola)," the official anthem of the 2014 World Cup, which re-enters The Billboard Hot 100 at No. 59, as World Cup fever rises to a new pitch. The single also returns to Pop Digital Songs at No. 28 and climbs 40 to 31 on Latin Pop Airplay.

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JUN
19
1 month

Fantasia on 'After Midnight' Closing, '10 Years in the Game': 'I'm Still Full of Joy' (Q&A)

Fantasia on 'After Midnight' Closing, '10 Years in the Game': 'I'm Still Full of Joy' (Q&A)

It's been a busy seven months for Fantasia. The singer-songwriter took on a starring role in the Tony-nominated Broadway musical After Midnight, which bowed last November. Then she and the cast — with Gladys Knight and Patti LaBelle — opened the Tony Awards. "I was so happy to be onstage with Gladys and Patti. I had a smile from ear to ear," says Fantasia.

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JUN
18
1 month

'American Idol' Couple Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo Talk Touring for Two (Q&A)

'American Idol' Couple Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo Talk Touring for Two (Q&A)

Anyone who's driven around Los Angeles over the last few weeks has likely seen the parade of banners for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat playing at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Starring in the lead roles through this run, which wraps June 22, and beyond are husband-and-wife team Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo, both American Idol alums.

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JUN
16
1 month

Queen + Adam Lambert Preview Summer Tour With iHeartRadio Concert

Queen + Adam Lambert Preview Summer Tour With iHeartRadio Concert

"I’m a huge Queen fan,” Adam Lambert said shortly after he completed his run on season eight of American Idol. "Freddie’s the man. He's the voice. Just the musicianship required to sing that kind of music is really high. It's very melodic and rangy and dramatic and I appreciate all that."

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JUN
15
1 month

'American Idol' Alum Anthony Fedorov Marks Father's Day With First-Time Dad Tunes

'American Idol' Alum Anthony Fedorov Marks Father's Day With First-Time Dad Tunes

For his first Father's Day as a dad, American Idol season four finalist Anthony Fedorov and his fiancee Jennifer Paz are spending the day in a unique way, releasing two singles, both inspired by their son Julian.

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JUN
14
2 MOS

Kelly Clarkson Welcomes Baby Girl

Kelly Clarkson Welcomes Baby Girl

Congratulations are in order for Kelly Clarkson, who announced on Saturday the birth of her daughter. 

The singer and her husband, Brandon Blackstock, welcomed a baby girl, River Rose Blackstock, on June 12. 

"Our baby girl River Rose Blackstock arrived on June 12th! Thank you everyone for all of your well wishes! Brandon and I are on cloud 9!! :)," Clarkson wrote. 

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JUN
12
2 MOS

An 'American Idol' First: Auditions to be Held at San Diego Fair

An 'American Idol' First: Auditions to be Held at San Diego Fair

West Coast hopefuls looking to audition for the next season of American Idol can do so in an unusual location this coming weekend: the San Diego State Fair.

For the first time in the show's 14-year history, auditions will be held at the fairgrounds in Del Mar, California. All eligible fairgoers between the ages of 15 and 28 can try out without registering, and can bring an instrument if they choose.

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JUN
12
2 MOS

'American Idol' on the Charts: Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood Are Breaking 'Bad'

'American Idol' on the Charts: Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood Are Breaking 'Bad'

'BAD' NEWS: This is a really great week for "Somethin' Bad," the duet by Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood. The two leading ladies of country music find their single making some major moves on four Billboard song charts. Also, their collaboration appears on Lambert's album Platinum, which debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums.

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JUN
10
2 MOS

'American Idol' Alum Constantine Maroulis Shines Under the Stars in Hollywood

'American Idol' Alum Constantine Maroulis Shines Under the Stars in Hollywood

The stars were shining over the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood Monday night for a "Night After the Tonys" concert by two Broadway stars, both making rare L.A. appearances.

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JUN
7
2 MOS

Chris Daughtry 'Embarrassed and Ashamed' for D-Day Snub on 'Fox and Friends' (Video)

Chris Daughtry 'Embarrassed and Ashamed' for D-Day Snub on 'Fox and Friends' (Video)

An appearance by American Idol alum Chris Daughtry on the morning show Fox & Friends has triggered backlash and a videotaped apology by the singer.

The season-five finalist had performed as part of the program's All-American Summer Concert Series and when asked by the show's hosts to sing a patriotic song in honor of D-Day (the game-changing World War II invasion by Allied troops marked its 70th anniversary on June 6), was clearly flustered by the suggestion.

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JUN
6
2 MOS

'American Idol' on the Charts: Adam Lambert's 'Very Best' Debuts

'American Idol' on the Charts: Adam Lambert's 'Very Best' Debuts

FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT: A collection of greatest hits, including the singles "Whataya Want from Me" and "If I Had You," sends Adam Lambert back to the Billboard charts. Playlist enters the Top Internet Albums chart at No. 14 and Top Current Albums at No. 187.

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