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'American Idol' on the Charts: New Album 'Hope' Brings Danny Gokey First Billboard No. 1

'American Idol' on the Charts: New Album 'Hope' Brings Danny Gokey First Billboard No. 1

'HOPE' IN FRONT: When Danny Gokey competed on American Idol, he was pulled aside by one of the season eight mentors, Randy Travis. Travis, a country superstar, made a strong suggestion that Gokey should consider a career in country music — that country was missing the soul in Gokey's voice. Shortly after the season finale, Gokey signed with Sony Music in Nashville. His debut release, My Best Days, peaked at No. 3 on Top Country Albums and No. 4 on the Billboard 200.

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JUL
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'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson on New Album, Summer Tour: Singing to Track 'Sucks'

'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson on New Album, Summer Tour: Singing to Track 'Sucks'

Is Caleb Johnson the Jack White of American Idol? The season 13 winner will release his new album, Testify, on August 12, marking the fastest turnaround in Idol history (the album is currently available for pre-order on iTunes).

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BBC America's 'Intruders': First Look at the Mysterious Drama (Exclusive Photos)

BBC America's 'Intruders': First Look at the Mysterious Drama (Exclusive Photos)

BBC America's mysterious drama Intruders is making its way to television later this summer.

From writer/executive producer Glen Morgan (The X-Files), the scripted series centers on a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others and will launch Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series is based on the Michael Marshall Smith novel The Intruders, and John Simm, Mira Sorvino, James Frain, Tory Kittles and Millie Bobby Brown star.

The Hollywood Reporter exclusively debuts two images from the upcoming summer drama's first episode.

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JUN
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Carrie Underwood Talks Live TV, 'Sunday Night Football,' New Album: 'It Feels Different'

Carrie Underwood Talks Live TV, 'Sunday Night Football,' New Album: 'It Feels Different'

Every fall, millions of viewers huddle around their television sets, indulge in chicken wings and popcorn, and tune into Sunday Night Football. Carrie Underwood is one of them.

After performing a sassy rendition of "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night" to open last year's show, Underwood is back to kick off the 2014 season of NBC's Sunday Night Football and, she tells The Hollywood Reporter, it promises to be one giant party.

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JUN
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BET Awards: Nicki Minaj Enlists 'American Idol' Alum for 'Pills N Potions' Performance (Video)

BET Awards: Nicki Minaj Enlists 'American Idol' Alum for 'Pills N Potions' Performance (Video)

American Idol's twelfth season may have gone down in the history books as difficult, but former  judge Nicki Minaj showed her loyalty by bringing seventh place finisher Burnell Taylor onstage at Sunday night's Black Entertainment Television network awards.

PHOTOS BET Awards 2014: Stars on the Red Carpet

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JUN
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'American Idol' Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams Show Off Their Moves (Video)

'American Idol' Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams Show Off Their Moves  (Video)

Season 10's dynamic duo of Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams teased fans at a recent L.A. show with a demand that they "Show Me Your Moves" — before moving the party into the street for an all-out jam with Dancing With the Stars' Mark Ballas.

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'American Idol' Alum Pia Toscano Joins Jennifer Lopez on Tour as Backup Singer

American Idol season 10 darling Pia Toscano, fresh off a gig opening for the Los Angeles Kings—her Stanley Cup performances of the national anthem made her the “good luck charm” of the finals—took center stage at Crustacean Beverly Hills on Wednesday night. She joined childhood friend, writing partner and producer Jared Lee for what was billed as the Red Hour Jam Session. Crustacean’s sister enterprise, Left Shoe Company, presented the event.

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'American Idol' on the Charts: Jennifer Lopez Tops R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for First Time in 12 Years

'American Idol' on the Charts: Jennifer Lopez Tops R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for First Time in 12 Years

HERE COMES THE JUDGE: The new Jennifer Lopez album, A.K.A., impacts this week's charts in a big way, debuting on six different lists. On two of those charts, Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top R&B Albums, A.K.A. bows at No. 1. On the former, this is Lopez' first chart-topping set in over 12 years, since J to the L-O! The Remixes spent one week in first place in February 2002. A.K.A. is the third Lopez album to top this chart — her other CD to achieve pole position was J.Lo in February 2001.

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'American Idol' Summer Tour Kicks Off With Finalists Singing to Track

'American Idol' Summer Tour Kicks Off With Finalists Singing to Track

The American Idol Season 13 tour kicked off in Binghamton, New York, on Tuesday with a two-thirds full arena, according to attendees at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

In an ominous sign, the June 25 show at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York, the following night was canceled, and this Sunday's show in Syracuse has been moved from the 8,800-seat War Memorial Arena to the 3,300-seat OnCenter Convention Center.

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'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
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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
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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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'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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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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