David Cook Visits Ethiopia For ‘Idol Gives Back’

David Cook this week visited Addis Ababa as part of the ‘American Idol‘ charity effort “Idol Gives Back.” The season-seven winner visited a school for young girls in the Ethiopian capital for a segment that will air on the show’s April 21 effort, which will spotlight the charity efforts of the Idol Gives Back Foundation. […]

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The Four Best Original Audition Songs Warbled By ‘Idol’ Hopefuls

Last night’s episode of ‘American Idol’ showcased the songwriting talents of two of its hopefuls: Dewone Robinson, who tried (and failed) to sing both halves of his breakup meditation “Lady, We’re Not Together”; and General Larry Platt, a civil rights activist whose anti-saggy-pants manifesto “Pants On The Ground” closed out the evening’s proceedings and went […]

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David Cook’s Brother Dies of Brain Cancer

‘American Idol’ winner David Cook’s older brother, Adam, succumbed to brain cancer early yesterday and passed away at a hospice in Terre Haute, Indiana. Adam Cook, 36, battled the disease for 11 years, which had spread to his spine. He is survived by his wife, Kendra, and their children. David Cook at the 2008 Teen […]

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The Ultimate, All-Time ‘Idol’ Rankings

Alright, America. You asked for it, you got it! OK, maybe you didn’t ask, per se, but I knew you wanted it, so here it is: The Ultimate American Idol‘ Power Rankings. That’s right. Like Dr. Frankenstein, I’ve been working in the “Eye on Idol” lab for weeks to pull together this unstoppable force — […]

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