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  • Steven Ivory: Why ‘American Idol’ Mattered

    May 13, 15 by blueolive Comments Off


    *Ruben Studdard certainly would have been heard. Some record company A&R executive—the person charged with signing and developing new talent for a label—would have listened to Studdard’s demo tape, been impressed and scheduled an appointment. However, after meeting in person, despite Studdard’s impressive musical abilities, chances are good the executive and his bosses would have  decided his […]

  • Fox to Pull Plug on ‘American Idol’ after Next Season

    May 11, 15 by EURPublisher01 4 Comments


    *Fox has decided to do the humane thing and put “American Idol” out of its misery. The network announced today that its once dominant singing competition series will be cancelled after its 15th and final season next spring. The cast from the past few seasons, with Ryan Seacrest as host and Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban […]

  • ‘The Runner-Up’s’ Clay Aiken Talks Black Voters, Gay Backlash (Clip)

    Apr 7, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *He was the runner-up to Ruben Studdard on “American Idol” and the runner-up to Arsenio Hall on “Celebrity Apprentice.” So naturally, the title of Clay Aiken’s new documentary series following his failed Congressional campaign to represent North Carolina’s 2nd District is called…“The Runner-Up.” Premiering on Esquire Network tonight (April 7) at 10 p.m., the show […]

  • Dionne Warwick Sheds Light on Her Interior Design Firm and Musical Longevity

    Dec 5, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Dionne Warwick’s decades long career in music is longevity personified with hit songs, faithful fans and the ability to master the ups and downs of show business. And while those following her music may know her tunes very well, what may not be as exposed to Warwick’s other job as the co-owner of WG Design […]

  • Ruben Studdard Reflects on Personal Impact of ‘AI’ & 112 Lbs Weight Loss

    Oct 9, 14 by Qwest7 1 Comment


    *With 10 years under his belt since winning “American Idol’s” second season, Ruben Studdard shows no signs of slowing down. The Birmingham, Alabama native released his sixth album, “Unconditional Love” earlier this year. The 11-track opus features collaborations with Eric Benét, Lalah Hathaway, and producer-musician, David Foster. Although he has since carved his own niche […]

  • Ruben Studdard Seeks to Preserve Negro Spirituals with ‘The Normal Hill Jubilee Documentary’ Kickstarter Campaign (Watch)

    Sep 12, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *(Los Angeles) – American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard seeks to preserve the music of historical spirituals through “The Normal Hill Jubilee Documentary” Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign which runs throughout the month of September. “Please join me, in doing something special, preserving a piece of American history,” said Studdard who has found success in both the R […]