A lot has been written in the Idol press this week about whether or not Season 9 is the worst Season in Idol history. So far, I think it has been, but not because these kids can’t sing. No, the problem is that the contestants, for the most part, don’t know how to work the […]
Remember Season 8 Top 36 contestant, Von Smith? He’s set to appear at the Upright Cabaret TONIGHT (Adam Lambert’s old haunt) on a bill with Sam Harris (Star Search mega-belter) and E.G. Daily (she of the awesome cartoon voices) Von was in semi-final group three, losing out to Lil Rounds, Jorge Nunez and Scott MacIntyre. […]
Check out Ryan Tedder’s demo for Adam Lambert’s Sleepwalker. Of course, Tedder doesn’t posses the vocal prowess of Adam, but if he’d kept it for himself, I think he could have made it work.
Adam Lambert “Whatatya Want From Me” Tops VH1 Countdown Adam Lambert – “Whataya Want From Me” (Unplugged) #1 Kris Allen “Live Like We’re Dying” #4 Daughtry – “Life After You” – #14 Daughtry’s video has been on the countdown now for 16 weeks, Kris’s for 17 weeks, and Adam for 10 (if you combine his […]
Season 6 Idol, Melinda Doolittle is currently playing the Narrator in a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for the Miracle Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN. The Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber musical runs through April 9. After the jump, check out highlights of Melinda’s performance. That girl sure can sang.
CKX Deal: What’s American Idol Worth? A lot less, it appears, than what it might have fetched two years ago. Robert F.X. Sillerman, chief executive of CKX Inc., the owner of the blockbuster television enterprise “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” is nearing an offer to buy out CKX for roughly $6 […]
Ryan Seacrest visited the Oprah Winfrey show today to talk about Idol and the rest of his busy life. Ryan had some very kind words for his “nemesis” Simon Cowell: “He’s a terrific individual who is one of the sweetest guys you’re ever going to meet in the business. Even though he’s tough on the […]
Anoop Desai visited ABC News Now to discuss his upcoming album, All Is Fair, and to perform an acoustic version of his debut single “My Name” written with Season 6 Idol, Brandon Rogers. “My Name” is out now: Download “My Name” from iTunes HERE. Anoop’s 8 song EP, All Is Fair will be available everywhere […]
Usher will be mentoring the Top 10 on Tuesday (8/7c FOX) as the kids take on R&B/soul songs. He’ll return on Wednesday (9/8c FOX) to perform his new single, “OMG”. Also set to perform–Diddy & Dirty Money will be on hand to perform their single, “Hello, Good morning” If that isn’t enough, I’m hearing that […]
Miley Cyrus told Jay Leno last night on The Tonight Show that her favorite contestants were Siobhan Magnus and Casey James. Miley, who mentored the Top 11 contestants this week, stuck up for herself as mentor material, noting that she’s got lots of experience in the business, including an 80 date tour. Uhm. Miley forgot […]