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Cowell Backs Connick, Jr. As Idol Replacement

7th July 2010

HARRY CONNICK, JR. has been tipped as the favourite to take over SIMON COWELL's role as a judge on AMERICAN IDOL by the star himself - the music mogul insists the crooner is "a great...

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Fascinating Fact 9611

6th July 2010

Former AMERICAN IDOL star KIMBERLEY LOCKE is reportedly in talks to return to the small screen to search for the next plus-sized, all-girl music group. Locke went public with her weight loss battle with a...

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The (Live) King Is Dead; Long Live The (Taped) King

30th June 2010

After weeks of rumors that he was about to end his CNN show because of plunging ratings and internal strife at the cable news network, Larry King posted this message on his Twitter account late...

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Fascinating Fact 9573

30th June 2010

Hitmaker and AMERICAN IDOL judge KARA DIOGUARDI studied opera at Duke University in America.

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Dioguardi: 'It Has To Be Connick, Jr.'

29th June 2010

AMERICAN IDOL judge KARA DIOGUARDI is voting for HARRY CONNICK, JR. to replace SIMON COWELL as her sidekick on the U.S. talent show.The crooner jumped to the top of the favourites list after he mentored...

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Michaels Planning To Sit Down And Talk With American Idol Bosses

28th June 2010

Rocker BRET MICHAELS has revealed he is in talks with AMERICAN IDOL bosses about possibly replacing SIMON COWELL as a judge on the show.The Poison star made his first live appearance after his recent brain...

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Lautner Loves American Idol

28th June 2010

TWILIGHT star TAYLOR LAUTNER is a huge fan of TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL - because he's tone deaf.The hunky actor boasts he has never missed an episode in nine years - but it's not...

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Aiken: 'I Want To Be Idol Judge'

24th June 2010

Former AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN has added his name to the list of possible replacements for departed judge SIMON COWELL.Elton John, Harry Connick, Jr. and another former Idol, Adam Lambert, have emerged as the...

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Kelly Clarkson's Mystery Duet

23rd June 2010

Kelly Clarkson has recorded a mystery duet.The 'I Do Not Hook Up' singer - who recently performed on Simon Cowell's last ever 'American Idol' - has headed back into the studio to work on her...

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Pickler Engaged

23rd June 2010

Former AMERICAN IDOL contestant KELLIE PICKLER is engaged to marry her longtime boyfriend, songwriter KYLE JACOBS.The country singer's partner proposed on 15 June (10) - a day which is usually steeped in sadness for the...

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Ryan Seacrest's Dancer Romance?

23rd June 2010

Ryan Seacrest's romance with Julianne Hough is reportedly heating up.The 'American Idol' host and the former 'Dancing With The Stars' dancer are said to have been quietly dating for a while, with their romance starting...

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Simon Cowell Makes Time For Love

22nd June 2010

Simon Cowell's fiancee wants to spend more time with him. The former 'American Idol' judge - who got engaged to make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy in February -is flying the brunette beauty from Los Angeles to...

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Idol Reduces Qualifying Age

21st June 2010

Call it the latest Justin Bieber effect American Idol has announced that it is reducing the qualifying age for contestants from 16 to 15. (The maximum age remains 28.) "A lot of young, talented people...

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Reese Witherspoon To Receive Fame Star

18th June 2010

Reese Witherspoon is to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 'Legally Blonde' star is one of 30 new famous faces who will be immortalised on Hollywood Boulevard, along with actresses Gwyneth Paltrow,...

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Combs Offers To Take Idol Pay Cut

18th June 2010

SEAN COMBS has issued a fresh plea to AMERICAN IDOL bosses to hire him as a replacement for SIMON COWELL - he's offered to take a five per cent pay cut on the music mogul's...

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Fascinating Fact 9486

16th June 2010

AMERICAN IDOL winner JORDIN SPARKS has recorded a new version of the theme song for Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast, for the Blu-ray version of the movie.

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Idol Bosses Facing Union Lawsuit

15th June 2010

Executives at a musicians' union in the U.S. have filed suit against the producers of AMERICAN IDOL, alleging they have failed to pay royalties to artists who worked on tracks for the show.Bosses at The...

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Simon Cowell Ready To Wed

15th June 2010

Simon Cowell will be a "great and loving" husband.The music mogul got engaged to make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy earlier this year and close pal Paula Abdul - who worked with the 50-year-old star on the...

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Gossip Girl Leads Teen Choice Awards

15th June 2010

'Gossip Girl' leads the nominations for this year's Teen Choice Awards.The popular US TV show is up for the Choice TV Show: Drama accolade, while its stars Chace Crawford, Penn Badgley, Blake Lively and Leighton...

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Seacrest's Stalker Gets Two Year Prison Sentence

14th June 2010

The man accused of harassing AMERICAN IDOL host RYAN SEACREST has been sentenced to two years in prison.Chidi Uzomah Jr., a special forces reserve for the U.S. Army, was charged with a felony count of...

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The Things They Say 16912

14th June 2010

"You know what my trademark would be? Not saying nothing (sic). They'd come on and be like, 'Sean?' and I would be like... (silence)." SEAN COMBS already has a tactic in mind if TV bosses...

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Carrie Underwood Wins At Cmts

10th June 2010

Carrie Underwood was this year's big winner at the Country Music Television (CMT) Music Awards.The 'American Idol' winner scooped two gongs at the ceremony held in Nashville, Tennessee, last night (09.06.10).Carrie - who is planning...

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Carrie Underwood Wins

10th June 2010

Carrie Underwood was this year's big winner at the Country Music Television (CMT) Music Awards.The 'American Idol' winner scooped two gongs at the ceremony held in Nashville, Tennessee, last night (09.06.10).Carrie - who is planning...

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Connick, Jr. Wants Musician To Judge American Idol

10th June 2010

HARRY CONNICK, JR. has questioned SIMON COWELL's capabilities to judge budding talent on reality shows like AMERICAN IDOL because the music mogul has no singing background of his own.The singer/actor admires Cowell but admits he...

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Talent Runs Rings Around Hoops

9th June 2010

The NBA Finals may not have continued to dominate the ratings Tuesday night. While Game 3 between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics averaged 11.53 million viewers according to the Nielsen overnight figures,...

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Michaels Planning For American Idol Judging Role

9th June 2010

BRET MICHAELS is now so sure he will replace SIMON COWELL as a judge on AMERICAN IDOL he is already planning his schedule around filming the TV talent show.The Poison singer took to the Idol...

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Bon Jovi Would Rock Toilet

8th June 2010

Bon Jovi would play a gig in a toilet if it would get them noticed.The 'Livin' on a Prayer' rockers - who kicked off their 12-date residency at London's 02 Arena last night (07.06.10) -...

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Lady Gaga's Glaad Honour

7th June 2010

Lady Gaga has won the Outstanding Music Artist award at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Awards.The singer, who caused a stir with a lesbian kiss in her controversial 'Telephone' video, was honoured...

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Simon Cowell's Bafta Beers

7th June 2010

Simon Cowell snuck two bottles of beer into a restaurant last night (06.06.10).The music mogul stunned fellow diners when his bodyguard passed him two bottles of Sapporo Japanese beer as he sat down to eat...

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Simon Cowell Gives A Mouse A House

3rd June 2010

Simon Cowell has adopted a pet mouse.The music mogul - who is engaged to make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy - discovered the baby animal hiding in his 'American Idol' dressing room and took the creature home...

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