DJ AM Found Dead in New York City Apartment

DJ AM was once engaged to Nicole Richie.   He survived–along with Blink 182’s Travis Barker–a plane crash last year that killed 4 people. DJ AM had a history of substance abuse, and had filmed a substance-abuse intervention show with MTV called “Gone Too Far” that aimed to warn young people about the perils of […]

American Idols Live – Milwaukee, WI – 08/28/09

Videos: Kris Allen: “Hey Jude”, “Heartless” Danny Gokey: “What Hurts the Most”, “My Wish” Group Number: “Don’t Stop Believing” Your thread for tonight’s American Idols Live! Tour in Milwaukee, WI. Here’s the drill’“you guys chat in comments, I’ll be posting links, videos and photos out front and in my brand-new live blog, posted after the […]

Michael Jackson Death Officially Ruled a Homicide

via TMZ: The L.A. County Coroner has just officially announced the cause of Michael Jackson’s death — Acute Propofol intoxication. The report says “other conditions contributing to death: Benzodiazepine effect.” Benzodiazepines are a group of drugs (see below) used to treat anxiety and insomnia. The manner of death is ruled: “HOMICIDE.” The Coroner did not […]

Adam Lambert, Kris Allen and Allison Iraheta: Elle Teaser!

Check out the teaser from the Elle magazine shoot, featuring Adam Lambert, Kris Allen and Allison Iraheta. The three Idols will be featured in an upcoming Elle magazine fashion spread. Each of the three is asked how they feel about Paula Abdul leaving Idol. Lame! The three look pretty stylin’, however…

Carrie Underwood Donates Musical Instruments to Alma Mater

via People Carrie Underwood headed back to school this morning to visit her alma mater, Checotah High School. She presented 31 instruments worth nearly $120,000 to fifth through twelfth grade music students in Checotah, Okla., schools. “If everybody did stuff like this, not even on a grand scale, for whatever community they’re a part of, […]

Neil Patrick Harris On Judging American Idol in Dallas

Neil Patrick Harris spoke with EW about guest judging American Idol in Dallas last week. He swears the audition rounds aren’t fixed, and that coming up with a new vocabulary is pretty tough. Plus, Simon is intimidating! Read more HERE. I’d still perfor performers who aren’t in the music industry mentor rather than judge, but […]

Idol Headlines for 08/28/09

Jordin Sparks Would Love To Sing At Kevin Jonas’ Wedding Although Jordin Sparks, who recently became one of the opening acts on Britney Spears’ Circus tour, has yet to get her invite in the mail to Kevin Jonas’ possible winter wedding to Danielle Deleasa, she’s already planning what she might sing if Kevin decided to […]