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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.

2006-06-06 19:40:53

NEW YORK (Billboard) - Like "American Idol" champ Taylor Hicks, runner-up Katharine McPhee has signed to series creator Simon Fuller's 19 Recordings Limited and RCA.

2006-05-21 10:37:29

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "American Idol," the hit talent show that harnesses the dreams of every wannabe singer with the drama of soap opera, reaches its climax this week after its fifth and most successful season.

2006-05-18 12:56:00

By Barry A. Jeckell NEW YORK (Billboard) - With Wednesday's ouster of Elliot Yamin, the field competing for the fifth "American Idol" crown was winnowed to the final two contestants.

2006-04-12 04:04:51

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - With the two editions of "American Idol" and "House" ranking as the top three programs last week among adults 18-49, Fox had no problem scoring another weekly victory in the key demographic, while CBS again was the leader in total viewers.

2006-04-06 01:19:56

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - "House" continues to build a strong foundation for Fox after the Tuesday edition of "American Idol," delivering its strongest ratings ever in viewers and the coveted adults 18-49 demographic.

2006-04-05 20:24:41

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - "House" continues to build a strong foundation for Fox after the Tuesday edition of "American Idol," delivering its strongest ratings ever in viewers and the coveted adults 18-49 demographic.

2006-03-31 20:05:02

By Leila Cobo MIAMI (Billboard) - The "American I

2006-03-29 18:26:27

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Bubbly "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul has signed on for three more years as the counterpoint to brutally honest Simon Cowell on TV's hottest show, the Fox network said on Wednesday.


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