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Simon Cowell's DJ Competition Show Will Premiere on Yahoo

Simon Cowell's DJ competition reality show appears to have a home. It will premiere on Yahoo's online streaming platform Yahoo Screen, which made a large jump into the music sphere with an announced partnership with Live Nation to stream a concert a ...

'American Idol' Season 14 Recap & Review: New Orleans Auditions Bring Out the Songwriters and Artists

American Idol season 14 has already seen us in the hometowns of Keith Urban (Nashville) and Jennifer Lopez (New York City), so it was high time we visited the most hilarious judge's hometown: yes, Harry Connick Jr.'s New Orleans. And in the final ...

'American Idol' Season 14 Recap & Review: Even Keith Urban's Return Can't Spice Up the Boring Minneapolis Auditions

Last week's New York audition for "American Idol" is a tough episode to follow. We saw some serious talent in the Big Apple because, well ... it's the Big Apple. Minneapolis proved it wasn't up for the challenge. Keith Urban made it back, much to the ...

'Empire' and 'American Idol' Cross-Promotion? Can Terrence Howard and Co. Save Fox's Flagship Vocal Competition?

It's no secret that ratings are down over at American Idol. The folks at Fox realize this as well, and they ask realize they've got another music-centric show that's red hot: the hip-hop drama Empire. Promoters are considering a cross-promotional ...

'American Idol' Team Talks New Format, Last Year's Low Ratings at Television Critics Association Press Event

"American Idol" is essentially trimming the fat during Season 14 in order to combat low ratings. The crew held a panel for the Television Critics Association press tour yesterday, Jan. 17, and talked about the singing competition's new format for ...

'American Idol' Season 14 Recap & Review: 5 Best Auditions from Jennifer Lopez's Hometown and Adam Lambert's Return

The gang headed to Jennifer Lopez's native New York City for the fourth auditions episode of American Idol Season 14. Jenny from the Block ...As an added bonus, former runner-up and current Queen frontman Adam Lambert stopped by to fill in for Keith ...

Ranking The 2015 Academy Awards' Best Original Song Nominees: Rita Ora, Adam Levine, And More

This morning, the nominees for the 87th Annual Academy Awards were revealed, including the nominees for Best Original Song. Though there were plenty of songs that were widely assumed to be shoo-ins, such as Lana Del Rey's "Big Eyes" and Lorde's ...

'American Idol' Season 14 Ratings Fall Short of 'Empire' Series Premiere for FOX

American Idol ushered in its 14th season last night (Jan. 7) with a new format and one hour's worth of auditions in Keith Urban's hometown, Nashville. But, despite the show's long running pedigree, its ratings continued to slip, as the reality ...

Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson Top 'American Idol' Highest Earners List for 2015

There's no denying that American Idol has been able to make some major stars throughout its 13 seasons. From Carrie Underwood to Kelly Clarkson to Adam Lambert, the reality competition has been a major launching pad for the U.S. music scene in the ...

Scotty McCreery Will Go Full Country on New Album: 'American Idol' Champ Talks Plans for 2015 Release

Scotty McCreery is ready for a change. The American Idol champ from season 10 is planning a more country-influenced album for his third release. Despite having success as a pop-country sensation, McCreery convinced his record label to let him cut an ...

'American Idol' Season 14 Trailer Features Keith Urban Fan Getting Ready to Sing for Hero [WATCH]

American Idol dropped a new trailer for season 14 and it shows one huge Keith Urban fan getting ready to perform for his hero. Riley Bria enjoys Urban's music so much that Ryan Seacrest quizzes the hopeful contestant before he auditions. The Spring ...

'American Idol' Champ Phillip Phillips Gets Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend Hannah Blackwell on Christmas

Phillip Phillips got engaged to longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell on Christmas. The American Idol champion popped the question over the holiday and Blackwell said "yes." The pair took to social media to share their excitement with fans.

'American Idol' Season 14: Top 24 Revealed Ahead of Premiere Date with Cover of "Feeling Good" [WATCH]

American Idol season 14 is definitely going to look a little different upon it Jan. 7 premiere date. Not only will the show be trimmed down to one night per week and lack those signature Coca-Cola cups, but the top 24, well, has already been kind of ...

Jennifer Lopez Covers 'Self' Magazine: 45-Year-Old Shows Off Body and Talks Plans for 2015 [WATCH]

Jennifer Lopez has a lot planned for 2015. She is working on new music, she has roles in movies and TV shows and "American Idol" is back for another season. The real news from J.Lo's recent "Self" magazine profile is that at 45 years old, she still ...

'American Idol' Loses Coca-Cola Sponsorship Ahead of Season 14 Premiere Date

Things are looking a little shaky for American Idol season 14. Earlier this week, FOX announced that the show has officially been trimmed down to one night a week, and now one of the singing competition's longtime sponsors, Coca-Cola has ended its ...

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