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American Idol's Wanted Man Jermaine Jones Leaves Competition

JERMAINE JONES has been disqualified from 'American Idol' because of his undisclosed criminal record.The former talent show contestant was axed from the competition due to his undisclosed criminal record - which featured four active warrants...

Jermaine Jones Axed From Idol: Is That Even His Real Name?

Was it all planned for effect or did Jermaine Jones simply manage to blag his way through any checks that the bosses of American Idol surely would've had to have enforce on all contestants who...

Joshua Ledet Takes The Heat Off American Idol

Soul singer Joshua Ledet took the heat off American Idol producers after a tumultuous week that saw producers disqualifying the 'gentle giant' Jermaine Jones after it was discovered he had a violent criminal record. Jermaine's...

Shamed American Idol Contestant 'Scared' To Share Criminal Past

A disqualified American Idol finalist was too "scared" to disclose his criminal past to producers over fears he would be penalised.Jermaine Jones' troubled history was addressed at the start of the show on Wednesday (14Mar12)...

Disgraced American Idol Contestant A Wanted Man

An American Idol wannabe who has been disqualified for concealing details about his criminal past has four outstanding warrants to his name.Singer Jermaine Jones, who was informed of TV producers' plans to kick him off...

The Voice Beats American Idol -- Again

Fox's American Idol is no longer the top-rated talent contest on the air. NBC's The Voice is. For the fifth time in the last six weeks, The Voice came out on top among viewers 18-49,...

American Idol's Jermaine Jones Is Wanted By Police

Jermaine Jones has been axed from American Idol. The towering baritone had already been saved once, when the judges hauled him back into the competition after he had been eliminated. And it seemed as though...

New Scandal For American Idol As Contestant Is Disqualified

American Idol has been rocked by a new scandal - one contestant has reportedly been kicked off the talent show for concealing his criminal past.Jermaine Jones was asked to leave the programme on Tuesday (13Mar12)...

Gentle Giant? Jermaine Jones Leaves Idol After Violent Arrest

Jermaine Jones - the baritone singer on this year's American Idol who was dubbed a "gentle giant" by the judges - has left the competition for concealing arrests from the show's producers. The singer has...

Steven Tyler Planning A Beach Wedding

Steven Tyler wants an ''over-the-top'' beach wedding.The Aerosmith frontman - who popped the question to fiancée Erin Brady over Christmas - is planning a romantic tropical ceremony with no expense spared.He said: ''I know where...

Tommy Hilfiger Hired For 'American Idol'

Tommy Hilfiger has been hired as an image advisor for 'American Idol'.In the newly-created position, the 60-year-old fashion designer will be charged with developing the style of each contestant.He said: ''I will look at where...

Tommy Hilfiger Joins American Idol

Tommy Hilfiger is to be the image advisor on 'American Idol'.The designer will be a consultant on the live finals of the series - beginning next Thursday (15.03.12) - to ''help guide the finalists style...

American Idol Wannabe Hospitalised

A contestant on American Idol has undergone surgery to remove kidney stones.Phillip Phillips complained of intense stomach pain earlier this week (beg05Mar12) and was hospitalised on Thursday morning (08Mar12), and now his father has told...

Kelly Clarkson And Richie To Front New Tv Singing Show

Former American Idol champion Kelly Clarkson is set to front a new reality TV singing show with Lionel Richie.The singer, who won the first season of Simon Cowell's talent show in 2002, is becoming a...

Kelly Clarkson To Judge New Tv Talent Show

Kelly Clarkson has joined the judging panel of new TV talent show 'Duets'.The 'Stronger' hitmaker - who found fame on the first series of 'American Idol' - will join forces with music legend Lionel Richie,...

Nbc Adds A Second Night To The Voice

NBC plans to capitalize on the success it has enjoyed this season with The Voice by doubling down with a two-hour performance show on Mondays, followed by a results show on Wednesday. It's a template...

Jessica Sanchez Stuns American Idol Competition With 'I Will Always Love You'

You sensed this might happen, and sure enough Jessica Sanchez' rendition of the Whitney Houston classic 'I Will Always Love You' got judges tongues wagging and a huge response from an emotional crowd at the...

Idol Down But Still At The Top

Fox added an additional night of American Idol to its lineup last week and, along with a strong finish for its Daytona 500 coverage, was thereby able to claim the top spot on the Nielsen...

Tyler's Daughter Tried To Talk Him Out Of American Idol Spot

Steven Tyler's daughter Chelsea begged her dad to turn down a judging role on American Idol - because she didn't want to "share him" with the world.The Aerosmith frontman was approached to fill a position...

X Factor Sends Profits Of Producer Soaring

While there has been a good amount of handwringing recently over the failure of the U.S. version of Simon Cowell's The X Factor to generate the kind of over-the-top ratings that American Idol has enjoyed,...

Idol Collapse Could Affect All Nets, Advertisers

Falling ratings for Fox's American Idol could have far-reaching reverberations throughout the broadcast and advertising industries, Advertising Age observed today (Monday). The trade publication pointed out that Idol can no longer claim to garner the...

Modern Family Now Reigns As Tv's Top Show

Driven by viewers who watch programs that they record on DVRs, ABC's Modern Family has become the top-rated show on television among adults 18-49, according to the New York Times. The newspaper observed that while...

Jennifer Lopez Breaks Down In Tears During American Idol

Jennifer Lopez broke down in tears as she personally made Jeremy Rosado her wild card during the crunch American Idol show on Thursday (March 1, 2012). Lopez and her fellow judges were tasked with whittling...

American Idol: Gentle Giant Jermaine Jones Is The Favorite

The American Idol judges complicated the race for the boys this week by bringing back Jermaine Jones. The 'gentle giant' was distraught when he got the axe from the show but his return proved to...

American Idol Final 13 Prepare For Whitney Houston Tribute

The final 13 contestants for this year's American Idol have been selected. And their first round as finalists next week is going to be a tough challenge. The show's host, Ryan Seacrest has announced that...

Final Countdown: American Idol Announces Top 13 Hopefuls

American Idol gave its top 25 contestants a serious reality check on Thursday (March 1, 2012), with the numbers being cut down to just 13. It was the end of the line for 12 singing...

Nick Cannon Wants To Stay Alive For His Kids

Nick Cannon wants to stay alive for his kids ''more than anything''.The 'American Idol' host - who suffered mild kidney failure earlier this year, and was hospitalised with blood clots on his lungs last month...

Idol No Longer Invulnerable

Fox's American Idol remained the No. 1 show among viewers 18-49 this week, but among total adults, it had to settle for second place on Tuesday night -- beaten by CBS's long-running NCIS, which drew...

American Idol Finalists Both Sing Adele's 'One And Only'

It seems American Idol has also developed Adele-mania, with two of the contestants from the Top 12 female semi-finalists opting to sing the same song. It was a strange tactic, given Elise Testone and Jen...

Adam Lambert Album Lawsuit Resolved

Pop rocker Adam Lambert has settled a legal battle with a music publishing company over an album he recorded before shooting to fame on American Idol.The flamboyant star was sued by bosses at Colwel Platinum...

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