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Mckibbin Upset Cowell Over Eyes Comment

Former AMERICAN IDOL hopeful NIKKI MCKIBBIN's pop career was doomed early on when she rebuked SIMON COWELL for a comment he made about her eyes, according to a new book.MCKibbin was one of the wannabes...

Clay Aiken Backs Victoria Huggins To Win American Idol

CLAY AIKEN, the American singer-songwriter who rose to fame on season two of AMERICAN IDOL, says he is rooting for 16-year-old contestant Victoria Huggins on the new series because he has known her for several...

New Book Uncovers American Idol Saint

Struggling AMERICAN IDOL contestants and their families have a secret saviour in California - a pastor's wife acted on a message from God to raise cash and counsel the wannabes.Longtime Idol critic Richard Rushfield has...

Cowell No Big Loss As Idol Launches 10th Season

American Idol launched its tenth season on Fox Wednesday night with 26.1 million viewers, down from 29.8 million for the premiere of Season 9, 30.4 million for Season 8, and 33.4 million for Season 7....

Lopez & Tyler A Hit On Idol

JENNIFER LOPEZ and STEVEN TYLER's debut as AMERICAN IDOL judges has proved a hit with the critics.Season 10 of the TV talent show got underway on Wednesday night (19Jan11) with Tyler and Lopez replacing Ellen...

American Idol Season Ten Gets Underway With New Judging Lineup

AMERICAN IDOL returned last night (19th January 2011) with its season ten premiere and showcased a new look judging panel that includes American singer JENNIFER LOPEZ and AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER. The two-hour episode featured...

Jennifer Lopez Makes Bright Start On American Idol

JENNIFER LOPEZ, the GRAMMY AWARD nominated singer and actress, began her work as a judge on AMERICAN IDOL last night (19th January 2011) as the show premiered its tenth season. Lopez and the AEROSMITH frontman...

Simon Cowell Taught Himself Everything

Simon Cowell "didn't learn anything" at school.The 51-year-old music mogul - who has an estimated personal fortune of over £165 million - admits he was never academically successful but believes he has done well out...

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"It would be like if I had cameras in my house when my kids were growing up. I get to be more vulnerable, honest, open and more in the moment." STEVEN TYLER has promised fans...

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"She would definitely get a strong, solid seven (out of 10). A seven's really good. She doesn't have the biggest voice in the world, but she can sing. It's the package - look at Britney...

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"I already called Joe to tell him not to watch, knowing full well that he will." STEVEN TYLER has told his AEROSMITH bandmate JOE PERRY not to watch his TV stint on AMERICAN IDOL.

American Idol Returns Tonight With J'lo And Steven Tyler

AMERICAN IDOL makes its long awaited comeback tonight (19th January 2011) with the premiere of its tenth season. The biggest singing competition in the US is once again on the lookout for the best undiscovered...

Jennifer Lopez New Single Premieres On Ryan Seacrest Show

JENNIFER LOPEZ's new single 'On the Floor' featuring rapper PITBULL premiered on RYAN SEACREST's radio show this morning (January 18th 2010) and was warmly received by listeners who took to Twitter and Facebook to air...

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Country singer/actress JULIANNE HOUGH and her boyfriend, AMERICAN IDOL host RYAN SEACREST, made their red carpet debut as a couple on Sunday (16Jan11) when they appeared together at the 2011 Golden Globes. The stars began...

Jennifer Lopez Wants Huge Family

Jennifer Lopez would have children "a thousand more times."The singer-and-actress - who already has two-year-old twins Max and Emme with her husband Marc Anthony - "loved" having her kids so much, she instantly wanted to...

Steven Tyler Thinks Idols Need Time To Succeed

Steven Tyler doesn't think 'American Idol' is the best way to find new musical talent.The 'Aerosmith' frontman - who has joined the US reality TV talent show as a judge this season - always believed...

Julianne Hough Praises 'Wonderful' Ryan Seacrest

Julianne Hough says boyfriend Ryan Seacrest is "wonderful". The 'Dancing With The Stars' professional has been dating the 36-year-old 'American Idol' host since last year and despite rumours her boyfriend is planning to propose, Julianne...

Connick, Jr: 'I Would Have Liked To Have Been An Idol Judge'

HARRY CONNICK, JR. has revealed he came close to landing a role as a judge on TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL after becoming a fan favourite while mentoring wannabes on the last season - but...

Paula Abdul Talks Simon Cowell On Ellen Degeneres Show

PAULA ABDUL, the American singer-songwriter and current host of the new reality talent contest 'Live to Dance' has spoken about her time on AMERICAN IDOL during a candid interview with ELLEN DEGENERES, reports Entertainment Weekly....

Carrie Underwood Soul Surfer Trailer Released Today

CARRIE UNDERWOOD, the former AMERICAN IDOL contestant who recently won the 'Entertainer of the Year' honour at the Academy of Country Music Awards, is set to star in her debut movie 'Soul Surfer' and the...

Cheryl Cole Praised By Fox Bosses

Cheryl Cole will be a "terrific judge" on the US version of 'The X Factor'. TV bosses have backed the 'Fight for This Love' hitmaker because of her "wonderful chemistry" with programme supremo Simon Cowell...

Jennifer Lopez Upset By Idol Eliminations

Jennifer Lopez gets upset before 'American Idol' eliminations. The 41-year-old singer has joined Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson on the judging panel of the latest series of the star-search show but admitted yesterday (11.01.11) she...

Tyler Never Watched American Idol

STEVEN TYLER had no idea what he was signing up for when he agreed to join the judging panel on U.S. talent show AMERICAN IDOL - because the rocker had never seen the TV show...

Paula Abdul Stumbles In Ratings After Promising Start

PAULA ABDUL's new reality television show 'Live to Dance' experienced dwindling audience figures following its second episode on Wednesday (5th January 2011), reports Reuters. The singer songwriter's return to television after quitting AMERICAN IDOL had...

Matthew Morrison Thanks Reality Shows For Glee Success

Matthew Morrison credits reality TV for the success of 'Glee'.The 31-year-old actor - who plays teacher Will Schuester in the hit musical drama series - would never have taken part in a star-search programme but...

Ryan Seacrest Gets An Automatic Toilet

Ryan Seacrest was given a $6,000 toilet for his birthday.The state of the art commode was installed without the 'American Idol' host and radio presenter's knowledge in his Los Angeles home while he was working...

Simon Cowell Hungry For Shepherd's Pie

Simon Cowell's favourite meal is shepherd's pie.The music mogul loves to have the traditional British dish - which is made of lamb mince and vegetables in gravy and topped with mashed potatoes - for his...

Kellie Pickler Marries Kyle Jacobs On Private Island

KELLIE PICKLER, the American country music artist and television personality who found fame after competing on series five of AMERICAN IDOL, married her songwriter fiance KYLE JACOBS in an intimate ceremony on New Year's Day,...

Crystal Bowersox Beats Lee Dewyze In Idol Album Sales

CRYSTAL BOWERSOX, the 25-year-old American singer-songwriter who finished as runner-up on season nine of AMERICAN IDOL, has outsold her rival LEE DEWYZE in this week's album charts. However, according to sales tracking system Nielsen SoundScan,...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

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Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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