The prize on Thursday’s “American Idol” elimination was not just to survive one more week for possible future fame and fortune.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rihanna is returning to “American Idol.” The “Rude Boy” singer will perform on the two-hour “Idol” season finale on May 23. The songbird will perform her recent hit “Where Have You Been.” Rihanna (full name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty) has appeared twice before on the show. In April 2010, she performed her […]
By the end of tonight’s “American Idol” result show, Jennifer Lopez and James Durbin had tears in their eyes, as undoubtedly did a great many of the 52 million voters who have now developed attachment to this season’s want-to-be Idols. Why the tears? To explain that, we have to pause here and shout: SPOILER ALERT!! […]
By DERRIK J. LANG AP Entertainment Writer Simon Cowell was granted his final wish on ‘American Idol.’ Lee DeWyze, the bashful paint sales clerk championed early by the biting British judge on the Fox singing contest, was crowned ‘Idol’ on Wednesday over single mother Crystal Bowersox. His victory was based on votes cast after Tuesday’s […]
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. […]
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 […]
‘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 […]
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 — […]