Tag Archives: ‘American Idol’

  • ‘American Idol’s’ Nikko Smith NOT the Dude in Mimi’s Sex Tape

    Apr 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *There are two Nikko Smiths in the entertainment business, and one of them did NOT make a sex tape with “Love & Hip Hop” star Mimi Faust. The Nikko Smith who was a contestant on “American Idol” got flooded with phone calls yesterday after the Nikko Smith dating Mimi on the VH1 series made headlines […]

  • ‘American Idol’: Malaya Watson Cried Even More After the Show

    Apr 11, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments

    *It’s hard to watch any 16-year-old kid break down, even if America thought she was the worst singer this week in a crop of disappointing finalists this year on “American Idol.” Malaya Watson, the wild-haired tuba player from Southfield, Mich, sobbed her way through a goodbye performance of “I Am Changing” from “Dreamgirls” during Thursday’s […]

  • Black Plaintiffs in ‘American Idol’ Racism Lawsuit Offer Stats as Evidence

    Apr 2, 14 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *A lawyer for the ten former “American Idol” contestants suing over alleged discrimination on the show has filed a new brief in the case that attempts to use statistics to prove racial disparity among disqualified contestants. Per The Hollywood Reporter’s Eriq Gardner: The original complaint filed in New York was 429 pages long and covered […]

  • Malaya, Majesty and CJ Talk Survival on ‘American Idol’

    Mar 25, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *While everyone is busy watching “The Voice,” contestants on the aging “American Idol” find themselves competing on several fronts: against rival shows for viewers, against the genre itself for relevance, and against each other to live another week. Unlike “The Voice’s” chairs that bring happiness and advancement to the contestants, “Idol’s” “bottom” seats bring nothing […]

  • Corey Clark: Life After ‘American Idol’

    Mar 5, 14 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *Corey Clark is best known for being one of the standout finalists on the second season of the mega-hit Fox reality TV series “American Idol.” A weekly showstopper, he was rewarded with a rare standing ovation from the regular judges, while the guest judges unanimously praised his singing. Legendary Motown producer Lamont Dozier called him […]

  • ‘American Idol’s’ CJ Harris: How Far Can He Go with his ‘Southern Country Soul?’

    Feb 25, 14 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *CJ Harris realizes the history he’s making on “American Idol” this season. The 23-year-old Jasper, Alabama native finds himself in the show’s Top 13 after nearly being sent home at least twice. Equally as impressive, he’s the lone African American, guitar-playing, trucker hat-wearing country/rock/blues singer to ever get this deep into the competition. …Or, perhaps, […]