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The Scoop: Letterman To Leave Late Show, Alex Trebek Dissed By Jeopardy! Contestant, American Idol Veto Power

Now that David Letterman has made his surprise retirement announcement, who will be the lucky host to succeed him on CBS’ “Late Show” franchise? I hear that “Late Late Show” host Craig Ferguson has the […]


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Interview: Phillip Phillips Insists on Writing His Own Songs, Won’t Stay Folky hopped on the phone with him to talk about shedding his folk sound in favor or rock, vocal lilting and what all this touring has taught him about putting on a live show.


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Des Gets Dumped!

My son is such a wonderful young man. He’s kind, gentle, sweet, caring, affectionate, funny, helpful, yadda yadda yadda.


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I’m Clay Aiken And I Approved This Message: Former “Idol” Runner-Up Runs For Congress

Sonny Bono’s done it. So has Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura – even Ronald Reagan was an actor before he got into politics. So why not an “American Idol” runner-up? Clay Aiken is running for Congress […]


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‘America Idol’ Season 13 Premieres to Worst Ratings Yet, Despite New Judges

If the ratings of last night’s (Jan. 15) American Idol show us anything, it’s that after 13 seasons, America might not really care who their next Idol is.


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American Idol Returns Tonight But Will You Be Watching?

American Idol returns tonight but WHO will be watching? Will you?

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Is Clay Aiken Running for Congress in 2014?

Clay Aiken might have come in second on ‘American Idol,’ and ‘The Apprentice’ for that matter, but it seems he’s hoping he’ll come out on top on Election Day 2014.


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Phillip Phillips Hits the State Fair Circuit for ‘Where We Came From’ Video

The clip features live footage of his performance from the Alaska State Fair, with not only shots of his devoted crowd, who came out even in the rain, but the snow covered tops of the Chugach Mountains and the green, green grass of its valley below.


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Review + Setlists: John Mayer & Phillip Phillips At Blossom Music Center

On Tuesday night, John Mayer made his return to Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls. Along for the ride was American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. Three years after his last performance at Blossom Music Center, Mayer made sure to make up for the lost time on stage.


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Former American Idol Contestants File Multi-Million-Dollar Lawsuit Against The Show Citing Racial Discrimination

Ten former Idols are suing she show seeking a minimum of $25 million in damages for racial profiling and discrimination, stemming from them being publically disqualified from the show.