So Ryan Murphy is publicly casting people on the spot now? How could Bette Midler say no (“Glee” gods forbid)?
Jessica Sanchez may have fallen just short of winning “American Idol,” but the singer’s career could be on the verge of a new high. Sanchez is reportedly in talks to join the cast of “Glee” next season, according to TVLine. If the deal goes through, she would be part of a multi-episode arc on the […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coming in second on “American Idol” may still be a path to superstardom, but it no longer offers guaranteed paychecks worthy of the next pop idol or rock star. Wednesday night’s runner-up, 16-year-old Jessica Sanchez, doesn’t have a definite shot at producing an album and could be paid as little as […]
Going into Wednesday’s two-hour season finale, Jessica Sanchez was certain she would lose “American Idol” to Phillip Phillips. “I believed that Phillip was going to win,” Jessica told reporters on Thursday. “Not because I don’t think I’m good, but he has such a big fan base…He’s really an artist. He sang so many different songs, […]
Just one day into his reign as the new winner of “American Idol,” Phillip Phillips told reporters he almost didn’t make it to the end, due to chronic kidney problems. “It was rough at times,” said Phillip, who reportedly underwent eight surgeries and was under the care of physicians throughout the season. “There were a […]
The “American Idol” finale brought in the lowest TV audience of its 11-year history.
David Cook. Kris Allen. Lee DeWyze. Scotty McCreery. And now, further proof that “American Idol” is a guitar-strumming white boys’ club, Phillip Phillips is our new victor. Since Jordin Sparks took the crown in 2007, there hasn’t been another female to score enough votes to win the show. And other than Kelly Clarkson, all the […]
After four very long months, “American Idol” has finally reached “finale week,” and there were a number of firsts. It was the first hour-long performance episode of the season (and how wonderfully refreshing!). It was the first time the contestants’ potential victory songs weren’t about achieving dreams while riding unicorns as they sail over rainbows. […]
“American Idol” mentor Jimmy Iovine doesn’t want judge Jennifer Lopez to leave the show. “She’s incredible. I hope she does it again,” Jimmy told reporters today. But, he said, he’s not a part of the conversation. “I just mentor the kids and do my thing,” he explained. “I don’t get to make decisions about the […]
During the rundown of last night’s Top 3 performances, Jimmy Iovine said that Joshua Ledet, one of the most passionate and professional singers to ever grace the “American Idol” stage, deserved to make it one more week to the finale. “He should be in anyone’s finale,” Jimmy clarified. But what does the chairman of one […]