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The Grammys 2016: Lady Gaga's Tribute to David Bowie, Adele, Taylor Swift
It was music's golden night packed with fierce competition for top artists, including Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift.
Jermaine Jones Joins 'American Idol' Lawsuit
Jermaine Jones, who was disqualified from "American Idol" during Season 11 for having outstanding arrest warrants in his home state of New Jersey, is joining a racial discrimination lawsuit filed in July 2013 by 10 black former contestants. "I was and continue to be appreciative of the opportunity
'Idol' Judge House Cleaning Near: Report
All four judges could be voted off the panel of faltering Fox icon “American Idol,” according to a new report. The Wrap quoted an industry insider saying the show plans to start with a clean slate, giving even original judge Randy Jackson the boot as...
Is 'American Idol' Nearing End?
Now that both Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez have confirmed that they will not return next season, "American Idol" is looking for a few good judges. But even an injection of new talent might not be enough to save the aging show. "I think this is the real beginning of the end," USA Today's "Idol"
Charlie Sheen As Next 'American Idol' Judge?
“American Idol” wants to keep on winning, which might explain why executive producer Nigel Lythgoe is reportedly considering adding the “winning” actor Charlie Sheen to the judge’s panel next season. Lythgoe told gossip website TMZ that he liked to see Sheen and funnyman Jerry Lewis on the...
Summer TV: 10 Shows to Watch
If you still think summer television is a time of reruns and variety shows, look again. While the networks take a break, the cable channels are heating up with new dramas and returning series. Along with a slew of British imports, some reality offerings and the Summer Olympics, summer season 2012
Is Jennifer Lopez Leaving 'American Idol?'
Earlier this week on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Jennifer Lopez said she doesn’t know if she’ll return to “American Idol” next season. There are now multiple reports claiming she will in fact leave the Fox competition. A source told E! News that J-Lo is “just too busy” to...
'American Idol' Addresses Jermaine Jones' Elimination
“American Idol” addressed contestant Jermaine Jones’ abrupt exit from the show at the top of Wednesday night’s broadcast. Ryan Seacrest said “Idol” producers worked with law enforcement to discover the information that led to Jones’ elimination. Jermaine Jones’ Tuesday afternoon meeting with “Idol”
Rumors of Whitney Houston as 'X Factor' Judge Addressed
Since Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger departed “The X Factor,” there have been non-stop rumors about which top female artists would replace them on the Fox reality show. Some names in the mix have included Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears and the late Whitney...
'American Idol' Kicks Off 11th Season with Auditions in Georgia
“American Idol” kicked off its 11th season Wednesday night with auditions in Savannah, Ga. Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson were back at the judges’ table. Here’s what they found: The Good Seventeen-year-old David has earned the nickname “Mr. Steal Your Girl” at school...