Idol Headlines for 3/2/14

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Jake Bugg has called TV talent shows, such as American Idol, “dream smashers” – Bugg, who recently duetted with Johnny Marr at London’s Royal Albert Hall, performed on American Idol earlier this year to promote his second album ‘Shangri-La’. While he was quick to defend his appearance on the US show, saying “it’s something a bit different for the kids on those shows”, he slated the way the programme treats its contestants. He told BBC Newsbeat backstage at yesterday’s 6 Music Festival: “It was quite sad. We went on just before they said to the contestant ‘yeah you’re not through’ and she was really heartbroken. It’s cruel. It’s like thanks for coming on the show but you’ll never get a record contract. It’s the dream smasher, that’s what it is, the dream smasher.” – Read more at NME

Taylor Hicks Talks Extended Vegas Residency, Harmonica Magic – Taylor Hicks, who has been headlining a residency in Las Vegas for the past 18 months, will perform for an audience he’s never courted before: Academy Award winners and nominees. The American Idol season five winner will perform after the Oscars at the fourth annual Salute to the Stars party at the W on Sunday night, which benefits the Actors Fund. – Read more at

The Captains Log – Kris Allen Interview

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