Tag Archives: ‘American Idol’

  • Despite Ratings Slide, All 3 ‘American Idol’ Judges Returning for 2015

    Jun 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *”American Idol’s” Season 14 judging panel is set. Fox announced Monday that Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. will all be back in 2015, and Ryan Seacrest will remain the host. The decision was made despite this year’s “American Idol” having the show’s lowest-rated finale ever, part of a continuing ratings slide for […]

  • TV One’s Black Music Month Shows: Aretha Franklin & Trey Songz Specials

    Jun 7, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *New music specials featuring Aretha Franklin and Trey Songz will cap off a series of special programming this month on TV One. In honor of June, Black Music Month, the network will feature a variety of programs , including the premiere of the biographical special “Aretha: Frankly Speaking” and “HelloBeautiful Interludes Live: Trey Songz.” “From the […]

  • Ex ‘Idol’ Contestant Corey Clark Loses $40M Lawsuit Against MTV

    May 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Former “American Idol” contestant Corey Clark, who was eventually disqualified and later claimed to have had an affair with then-“Idol” judge Paula Abdul, has lost his $40 million defamation lawsuit against MTV and its parent company Viacom. He sued in July 2012 over various statements published by an MTV reporter, mostly to the effect that […]

  • Randy Jackson’s Thoughts on Tonight’s ‘American Idol’ Finale

    May 21, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *For the tens of you who watched “American Idol” this season, in-house mentor Randy Jackson is weighing in on the final two contestants before America’s choice is revealed tonight. “It’s a dual to the finish,” he said of power rocker Caleb Johnson and teen Jena Irene, the first female wild-card pick to make it this far. […]

  • ‘American Idol’ Miraculously Renewed for Season 14

    May 8, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments


    *Despite being in a ratings free fall for the past several years, “American Idol” has been renewed through season 14, Fox announced Wednesday. Auditions will begin June 18 in Minneapolis and roll through a total of 15 cities, including Portland, Ore., Columbus, Ohio, Kansas City, Mo., Richmond, Va., Albuquerque, N.M. and more. According to The […]

  • J.Lo on CJ’s Boot from ‘Idol’: ‘I Felt He Was the Heart of This Season’s Competition’

    Apr 25, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *It may be over for CJ Harris and his southern-fried soul on “American Idol,” but the 23-year-old Jasper, Alabama native says his music career is just kicking into second gear. “I’m gonna get to work immediately. I mean tonight,” he said after being voted off in Thursday’s live show. “I’m gonna go write, I’m gonna […]