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American Idol Contestant Falls Off Stage In Hollywood

Last night's episode of American Idol (February 8, 2012) contained some dramatic scenes, when one of the contestants collapsed in front of the judges and fell from the stage. The audition took place in Hollywood;...

American Idol's Symone Black Falls Off Stage, Hits Her Head

The Pittsburgh auditions of American Idol certainly started with a bang this week, with the usual mix of the talented, the not-so-talent, and the downright awful. Contestants handed a golden-ticket included Erika Van Pelt, Aaron...

Carrey's Daughter Axed From American Idol

Jim Carrey's daughter Jane's singing dreams have been dashed after she was axed from American Idol.Jane sang Something to Talk About in front of judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson at the San...

American Idol Boss Blasts 'The Voice' As Gimmicky

E! Online reported yesterday (February 12, 2012) that Nigel Lythgoe has accused The Voice and X Factor of 'diluting' audience figures for American Idol. In a conference call with reporters, the Idol executive said that...

Simon Cowell Wanted To Keep Paula Abdul

Simon Cowell didn't want to fire Paula Abdul from 'The X Factor'.The music mogul insists it wasn't his choice to have his former 'American Idol' co-judge removed from the panel of the show ahead of...

Who's No. 1 In Ratings? Nbc, That's Who

Thanks to the Super Bowl game, which drew 111.3 million viewers, NBC captured first place in the Nielsen ratings last week -- a rare feat for the struggling network. It also capture second place with...

Simon Cowell Breaks Silence On Ruthless X Factor Shake-up

Simon Cowell has finally broken his silence on the recent cutthroat changes he made to The X Factor Usa in preparation for the singing contest's second season on the Fox network.Though the debut season of...

American Idol Creator Slams 'Gimmicky' The Voice

American Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe seems to be feeling the heat of his competitors this year, a decline in viewers for its latest season clearly ranking with the senior member, allied with the fact...

Kelly Clarkson Keeps National Anthem Quick And Simple

Kelly Clarkson managed to avoid any mistakes as she sang that US national anthem at the Super Bowl last night (05.02.12).The 'Behind These Hazel Eyes' hitmaker kept her performance of the melodically-demanding song quick and...

L.a. Reid Signs Up For Us X Factor

L.A. Reid has reportedly signed up to be a judge on the second series of US 'X Factor'. The music mogul is thought to have signed a contract on Friday (03.02.12) to reprise his position...

Adam Levine Upset By Jackson's The Voice Criticism

Maroon 5 star Adam Levine has taken aim at rival TV talent show judge Randy Jackson after the American Idol regular poked fun at the Moves Like Jagger singer's The Voice.Levine admits he was hurt...

Julianne Hough Loves Private Time

Julianne Hough thinks the secret to a great relationship is keeping important things "private". The 'Footloose' star - who has been dating Ryan Seacrest since 2010 - believes part of the reason the couple have...

Big Bang Theory Draws Dynamite Ratings Against Idol

For the second week in a row, CBS's The Big Bang Theory has outscored Fox's American Idol in the 8 00-8 30 p.m. half-hour among total adults and adults 18-49. According to Nielsen Media Research,...

Queen To Headline Sonisphere

Queen will headline Sonisphere festival.The legendary 'We Will Rock You' group have signed up former American Idol singer Adam Lambert to step into the shoes of late frontman Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991, for...

Beyonce Offered 500m To Judge On X Factor?

Simon Cowell has reportedly offered Beyonce Knowles $500 million to be a judge on US 'X Factor'. The music mogul is thought to be keen on acquiring the 'Single Ladies' hitmaker's services for five series...

Idol Ratings Fall Again

Fox's American Idol drew 18.19 million viewers Wednesday night. That was more than all of the other broadcast networks drew combined , but it was still way off previous seasons' numbers. Among adults 18-49 ratings...

Jessica Phillips Heartbreaking Back Story Among The More Sobering Moments Of 'American Idol' Auditions

JESSICA PHILLIPS came into the latest round of American Idol auditions as just one of a huge number of hopefuls as the series touched down in Portland at the audition stage for the first time...

American Idol Hits Portland And Finds Britney Spears Lookalike

The most recent episode of American Idol took the show's judges, Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson to Portland Oregon, on their hunt for a new pop sensation. It was the first time that...

Pro Bowl Ratings Da Kine

Scheduling the much-maligned Pro Bowl game (it's generally regarded as a Hawaiian holiday gift to the players at the end of the season) before the Super Bowl instead of after has certainly paid off for...

Madonna Announces M.d.n.a. Release Date

Madonna will release her new single 'Give Me All Your Luvin' on Friday (03.02.12). The 53-year-old singer has also announced plans to preview the video for the track - which features Nicki Minaj and M.I.A...

Idol Keeps Falling

Fox's American Idol remained the highest-rated show on television on Wednesday and Thursday, but its numbers were down by nearly 30 percent from a year ago. Thursday's telecast, which drew 16.99 million total viewers was...

Ellen Degeneres To Host Gala Night For Brad Pitt

Ellen DeGeneres and Randy Jackson are hosting a star-studded gala to help Brad Pitt's charity.The talk show host and the 'American Idol' judge are teaming up for the $1,000-per-ticket event on March 10 to raise...

Workaholic Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson "doesn't understand" how singers party all the time when they go on tour.The 29-year-old beauty is a "workaholic" and can't comprehend how people have the time or energy to go out when they...

Producers Looking For X Factor For The X Factor

The head of the company that produces Fox's The X Factor has acknowledged that the show did not achieve Simon Cowell's goal of reach 20 million viewers because "it wasn't different enough." FremantleMedia North America...

Jason Derulo Praises 'Awesome' Girlfriend Jordin Sparks

Jason Derulo's girlfriend Jordin Sparks is nursing him back to health after he fractured his neck. The 'Don't Wanna Go Home' hitmaker was injured while dancing three weeks ago when he accidentally landed on his...

Nfc Title Game Scores Big

Allowing families all over the country to rehearse for February 5th's Super Bowl parties, Sunday night's telecast of the NFC championship game on Fox between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers attracted...

Jada Pinkett-smith Launching New Reality Show

Jada Pinkett-smith is launching a new TV talent show with American Idol star Simon Cowell.The pair will set out on a hunt for the world's best DJs. Speaking about the new venture, Matrix Reloaded star...

Nfc Championship Draws Massive Audience

Sunday night's primetime coverage of the NFC Championship game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers on Fox averaged an extraordinary 52.73 million viewers, peaking in the first hour of primetime (7...

Cowell 2011 "Was The Year My Ego Was Put In Check"

Simon Cowell has told the British tabloid The Sun that his overwhelming success with American Idol in the U.S. and Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor in the U.K. in 2010, left him "a...

Jim Carrey's Daughter Auditions For American Idol

Jim Carrey's daughter Jane Carrey has auditioned for this year's series of American Idol. For her audition, she sang a version of Bonnie Raitt's 'Something To Talk About' and got an unanimously agreed-upon ticket to...

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