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2009-02-01 14:53:33

Sanjaya Malakar, a standout in the sixth season of American Idol, says this season's new judge, Kara DioGuardi, is revitalizing the U.S.

2009-01-29 08:40:00

Singing Sensation Archuleta Makes Acting Debut on iCarly, Hosts the Love-Themed Lineup with Nick Star Miranda Cosgrove - and Debuts his Brand-New Single on TV Two New Love-Songs Debut in The Naked Brothers Band Valentine's Special True Plays Cupid on True Jackson, VP NEW YORK, Jan.

2009-01-15 08:44:54

More than 30 million viewers tuned in for the Season 8 premiere of American Idol this week, said the U.S. singing competition show's creators. Tuesday night's program was the highest-rated telecast and night of the 2008-09 television season, added CKX, Inc.

2009-01-13 17:14:57

Kimberly Caldwell's publicist says the singer is no longer dating American Idol winner David Cook. Caldwell was a contestant in Season 2 of the singing competition TV series, while Cook was the winner of Season 7 of Idol.

2008-12-15 20:49:02

Reports claiming American Idol bosses want to push judge Paula Abdul off the U.S.

2008-12-15 20:49:02

Reports claiming American Idol bosses want to push judge Paula Abdul off the show aren't true, says producer Ken Warwick. Abdul, who is now in contract negotiations regarding her future with the series, has been critical of Idol producers for allowing a woman, whom Abdul has described as her stalker, to audition for the program in 2005.

2008-12-14 10:45:03

Malta national Kevin Borg's performance of With Every Bit of Me helped him win the title of Swedish Idol 2008, officials said. Voters for the competitive talent show tabbed the 22-year-old, who moved to Sweden from the island nation a year ago, over 17-year-old Alice Svensson in the finale of the popular TV series, The Local reported. In addition to wowing audiences with Andreas Carlsson's hit song Friday night, Borg offered renditions of Bon Jovi's Living on a Prayer and You're the Voice by...

2008-10-05 09:00:12

By MONTAGUE GAMMON III By Montague Gammon III Correspondent OCEANFRONT The latest audience interactive Maverick Murder Mystery at Angelo's Restaurant gives its actors grand opportunities to play characters who are bad actors.

2008-10-03 15:00:19

By Nathalie Baret For the Journal Former "American Idol" finalist Josh Gracin earned his record deal like any other aspiring musician. Sure, the ex-Marine had some help with the visibility he received when he placed fourth in the second season of television's most popular reality contest.

2008-07-16 15:00:39

By Shellie Branco, The Bakersfield Californian Jul. 16--When the "American Idol" machine spits you out, at least you've learned a bit about marketing. Jon Peter Lewis, 2004 "Idol" finalist and former Taft resident, originally wrote "Song for Christopher Columbus" as a joke.

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