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Fascinating Fact 9229

AMERICAN IDOL judge RANDY JACKSON has launched his own record label. His first signing is the talent show's former contestant Kimberley Locke.

Fascinating Fact 9223

Former AMERICAN IDOL champion DAVID COOK raised $140,000 (£93,333) for brain cancer charities at the annual Race For Hope in Washington, D.C., on Sunday (02May10). The singer took part in last year's (09) race just...

Fascinating Fact 9213

Country trio RASCAL FLATTS teamed up with SHAKIRA for a rendition of her new single GYPSY on U.S. TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL on Wednesday night (28Apr10).

Jones Is Favourite To Replace Cowell On American Idol

Movie mogul QUINCY JONES has emerged as the fan favourite to replace SIMON COWELL when the Brit departs talent show AMERICAN IDOL this summer (10).America's TV Guide magazine put forward 10 potential candidates for the...

Dancing Trips Idol Again

Once again, Fox's American Idol was not the top-rated show last week. For the third consecutive week, it was beaten out by ABC's Dancing with the Stars , whose Monday edition attracted 21.07 million viewers....

Color Me Badd Star To Be A Summer Dad

Former COLOR ME BADD star SAM WATTERS is set to become a father again this summer - his former AMERICAN IDOL contestant wife TAMYRA GRAY is pregnant with the couple's first child.Gray has revealed she's...

More Idol For Twain

SHANIA TWAIN is returning to TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL to mentor wannabes.The country singer was a guest judge during auditions in Chicago, Illinois last year (09) and she'll appear on Idol on Tuesday and...

Dicaprio Perfect To Play Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert wants Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in a film of his life.The 'American Idol' runner-up thinks the Hollywood heartthrob would be perfect to portray him on the big screen if his life was...

Cowell Will Not Marry In 2010

SIMON COWELL will not wed his fiance MEZHGAN HUSSAINY this year (10), according to AMERICAN IDOL producer NIGEL LYTHGOE.The music mogul's brother Tony insisted Cowell would exchange vows with the make-up artist four times over...

Idol Gives Back Special Dominates Wednesday Viewing

Idol Gives Back , a kind of charity telethon featuring numerous celebrity guest performances combined with the regular results episode of American Idol , averaged 18.4 million viewers during the 8 00-10 00 p.m. time...

Abc, Fox Issue Plus-sized Denial To Lane Bryant Accusations

Both Fox and ABC have denied accusations by "plus-size" women's fashion company Lane Bryant that they were employing a "double standard" when they asked that the company's ads for its new line of lingerie be...

"Plus Size" Women's Chain Says Networks Censored Its Ads

The Lane Bryant women's clothing chain, which features fashions for "plus sized" customers, has claimed that the Fox and ABC networks have refused to air lingerie ads for its store. "ABC and Fox have made...

Hough Laughs Off Seacrest Romance Rumours

Reality TV-turned-country music star JULIANNE HOUGH has dismissed reports she's dating RYAN SEACREST - insisting she's only ever met the AMERICAN IDOL host in a professional capacity.The Dancing with the Stars beauty has been linked...

Christina Aguilera Returns On Idol

Christina Aguilera will appear on the finale of 'American Idol' as she launches her comeback.The singer is currently promoting her new album 'Bionic' and will perform first single from it, 'Not Myself Tonight', on the...

Stars Help American Idol Raise $15 Million For Charity

SIR ELTON JOHN, SLASH, JENNIFER GARNER and MORGAN FREEMAN teamed up for AMERICAN IDOL's all-star charity event on Wednesday night (21Apr10) - helping to raise $15 million (£9.4 million) during the U.S. TV fundraiser.They were...

Dwts Results Show Improves Ratings

Some 13.5 million viewers tuned in to the Dancing with the Stars results show Tuesday night to see whether Kate Gosselin would finally be the latest star to get the hook. (She was.) The strong...

Networks Stuck With Summer-like Ratings

It suddenly looked like summer last week as overall viewing plummeted to its lowest level since the week of July 13, 2009. To be sure, the biggest shows like Dancing with the Stars and American...

Justin Bieber Would Have Had Idol Audition

Justin Bieber considered auditioning for 'American Idol'.The 16-year-old singer - who was discovered on video sharing website YouTube - admits he would have tried out for the star-search reality show if he hadn't found success...

Bieber Dreamed Of Becoming American Idol

JUSTIN BIEBER considered trying out for AMERICAN IDOL - but was signed up by record label bosses before he was old enough to audition.The singer dreamed of competing in the hit TV talent show but...

Cowell "You Can't Keep Doing The Same Thing Year After Year"

Simon Cowell insisted Monday night that he has no regrets at all about his decision to quit American Idol . Appearing on Larry King's CNN show with the other Idol judges and host Ryan Seacrest...

Lady Gaga 'Never Complains'

Lady Gaga "never complains" during her workouts - no matter how gruelling they are. The 'Telephone' singer embarked on a special fitness regime last year, after deciding she wanted the "best abs, legs and arms...

Simon Cowell To Wed Four Times

Simon Cowell is to marry four times this year.The music mogul is preparing to tie the knot with his fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy in different countries, according to his brother Tony Cowell.Tony told Real Radio: "My...

Fascinating Fact 9147

SIR ELTON JOHN, ANNIE LENNOX and ALICIA KEYS are joining forces for an AMERICAN IDOL fundraiser this week (begs19Apr10). Justin Bieber, former Idol winner Carrie Underwood, the Black Eyed Peas and Jeff Beck are also...

Drew Barrymore Praises Brave Ricky

Drew Barrymore has praised Ricky Martin for coming out as gay.The actress was one of many famous faces to rally around the singer - who revealed his sexuality last month - at the 21st annual...

Barlow Launches Talent Contest With U.k. Conservative Party

GARY BARLOW has teamed up Britain's Conservative party to launch an AMERICAN IDOL-style contest for schools if the politicians take office in the U.K.'s upcoming election.The Take That star has teamed up with opposition leader...

Idol Bosses Deny Re-hiring Abdul

AMERICAN IDOL producers have shot down reports PAULA ABDUL will return to judge the U.S. TV singing competition - less than a year after she left the series.Last August (09), Abdul announced longrunning negotiations had...

Ellen Degeneres Beautiful To Portia

Portia de Rossi thinks Ellen DeGeneres looks beautiful whatever her weight.The outspoken 'American Idol' judge has revealed her actress wife adores her unconditionally and often tells her she wouldn't even care if she piled on...

Goodbye, Betty

ABC's Ugly Betty aired its series finale Wednesday night, and the results weren't pretty. The episode drew 5.4 million viewers, slightly better than its season average but nevertheless putting in last place in its 10...

Dancing Again Tops Idol

For the second week in a row, an episode of ABC's Dancing with the Stars drew bigger ratings among overall viewers than either episode of Fox's American Idol -- the first time ever that Idol...

Fuller Resigns As Beckhams' Brand Director

AMERICAN IDOL creator and former SPICE GIRLS boss SIMON FULLER has resigned as superstar couple DAVID and VICTORIA BECKHAM's brand director.Fuller has exited Brand Beckham Limited, which oversees soccer star Beckham's earnings and endorsements he...

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