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Nashville Cry-line: Carrie Underwood Performs Emotional Brad Paisley Duet

By Hayley Avron | 25th September 2012

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley performed a surprise duet in Nashville on Sunday night (September 23, 2012). Carrie was so overwhelmed when her fellow country music star Brad appeared onstage alongside that she could be...

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Dvd Collections May Wind Up In The Cloud

4th September 2012

Santa Clara, CA-based Rovi Corp. has unveiled a system that will allow consumers to purchase digital copies of their DVDs that can be stored in the cloud and accessed via the UltraViolet platform. Unlike the...

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American Idol Star David Cook Dropped By Rca

15th May 2012

Former American Idol winner David Cook's pop career has hit a low note - the singer/songwriter has been dumped by record label bosses at Rca.Cook released two albums as an Rca recording artist and his...

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American Idol Is Back - But Does America Still Care?

18th January 2012

The eleventh series of American Idol begins this evening (17, January 2012), amidst what can only be described as a tired fanfare. With last year's judges (Jennifer Lopez, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler) returning to...

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David Cook Joins United Nations Refugee Campaign

23rd December 2011

Rocker David Cook has thrown his support behind a United Nations charity drive to raise funds for Somali refugees in Ethiopia.The former American Idol winner travelled to the poverty-stricken African country last year (10) as...

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David Cook To Run Marathon For Brain Cancer Cure In Honour Of Brother

5th October 2011

Singer David Cook is to run his first marathon to honour his brother, who lost his cancer battle in 2009.The former American Idol winner and Light On singer was left devastated when brain cancer claimed...

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Carrie Underwood Is Highest Earning Idol

23rd July 2011

Carrie Underwood is the highest earning 'American Idol' alum. The Grammy Award winner singer - who made her acting debut in 'Soul Surfer' - has beaten off competition from former contestants Kelly Clarkson, Oscar winner...

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Murdoch Shutters U.k. Tabloid As Scandal Mushrooms

7th July 2011

News of the World , the 168-year-old Sunday tabloid with the largest circulation of any newspaper in the U.K., will permanently cease publication following next weekend's edition. News International Chairman James Murdoch made the announcement...

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Scotty Mccreery Compared To Bieber By Lauren Alaina

1st June 2011

Scotty Mccreery, the 17-year-old country musician and American Idol winner, has been compared to pop sensation Justin Bieber by fellow 'Idol' finalist Lauren Alaina, reports Mtv News. Scotty Mccreery, who won last week's final with...

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Fascinating Fact 11016

3rd March 2011

Past American Idol winner David Cook has recorded a cover of Simple Minds' Don't You (Forget About Me), which will be used as the TV talent contest's new exit song and played as contestants are...

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Fascinating Fact 9223

3rd May 2010

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...

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Cook's Guitar Damaged On Flight

2nd March 2010

Rocker DAVID COOK's promotional tour of the U.K. has started off badly - his beloved Gibson guitar has been damaged in transit.The American Idol star arrived in London from the U.S. on Tuesday afternoon (02Mar10),...

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Cook Loses Brother To Brain Cancer

3rd May 2009

AMERICAN IDOL champ DAVID COOK is mourning the loss of his older brother ADAM, who died from a brain tumour in the early hours of Sunday (03May09). The singer's 36-year-old sibling has been battling brain cancer...

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Cook Cancels Shows Due To Family Matters

1st April 2009

AMERICAN IDOL champion DAVID COOK has been forced to cancel two gigs because of "personal family matters". The singer, who walked away with the winner's title at last year's (08) Idol, pulled out of two college...

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The Things They Say 11703

25th March 2009

"I had a kissing scene. You watch stuff growing up, and I always thought I couldnt imagine how uncomfortable that would be. Now I know! (DISTURBIA actress SARAH ROEME) knew what she was doing. I...

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Cook Struggling With 'Disturbing' Fan Behaviour

24th March 2009

AMERICAN IDOL champion DAVID COOK has warned overzealous fans he will be forced to take "preventative measures" if they continue to harass him while he's on tour. The singer, who walked away the winner's title last...

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Cook Stunned By Hometown Sell-out

16th February 2009

AMERICAN IDOL star DAVID COOK has been "floored" by the fan response to an upcoming hometown concert in Kansas City, Missouri after seats sold out in just six minutes. The singer, who won last year's (08)...

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Idol Rivals Kick Off Tours Just Days Apart

29th January 2009

Former AMERICAN IDOL contestants DAVID COOK and DAVID ARCHULETA are gearing up to go head-to-head again - they are setting off on rival U.S. tours just days apart. The pair battled it out to be crowned...

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American Idol Couple Split

13th January 2009

AMERICAN IDOL champion DAVID COOK has reportedly split from his singer girlfriend KIMBERLY CALDWELL. The pair began dating shortly after Cook was crowned winner of the seventh season of the hit TV talent show in...

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Fascinating Fact 6028

24th September 2008

Former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE star CHRIS CORNELL has co-written LIGHT ON, the first single from AMERICAN IDOL winner DAVID COOK's debut album....

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Cook's Brother Scores Cancer Victory

1st August 2008

AMERICAN IDOL champion DAVID COOK has reason to cheer - his brother is winning his battle with brain cancer. Adam Cook, 36, travelled from his home in Indiana to celebrate his younger brother's victory in...

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Fascinating Fact 5432

10th June 2008

AMERICAN IDOL winner DAVID COOK will sing the American National Anthem before Tuesday night's (10Jun08) basketball final showdown between the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics at the Staples Center in Los Angeles....

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Fascinating Fact 5387

30th May 2008

AMERICAN IDOL winner DAVID COOK is dating former contestant KIMBERLY CALDWELL, who is now a TV presenter....

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Lollipop Keeps Lil Wayne On Top In America

29th May 2008

Rapper LIL WAYNE has scored his third week at the top of the U.S. pop charts, but, as expected, it's AMERICAN IDOL winner DAVID COOK who steals the big news with 11 new entries on...

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Idol Winner Cook Scores U.s. Chart Debut Record

28th May 2008

AMERICAN IDOL winner DAVID COOK will break pop chart records in the U.S. on Thursday (29May08) when 11 of his songs debut on the Billboard Hot 100. But Cook will miss out on a number...

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Bleeding Love Duo Plans Hits For Idol Winner

25th May 2008

The songwriting superduo behind LEONA LEWIS' smash hit BLEEDING LOVE has given new AMERICAN IDOL winner DAVID COOK a big boost by offering to write him a string of tunes. Jesse MCCartney and Ryan Tedder...

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