Pia Toscano is set to join some of Broadway’s biggest stars in the upcoming production of For the Record inspired by Martin Scorsese films. The former American Idol contestant will appear alongside Tony winner John Lloyd Young, Tony nominee Carmen Cusack, Grammy nominee B. Slade, and more. The production will run at Los Angeles’ Wallis [...]
“[Things are now] an extremely far cry from the old days of The Voice‘s ideological predecessor, American Idol.” (Remember Simon Cowell’s insults?) “What The Voice is similar to, though, … is The Great British Baking Show, whose judges offer encouragement to their contestants even, and especially, when they fail. … And Project Runway and Dancing […]
Priyanka Chopra is an inspiration to Americans just as much as she’s an idol for generations of aspiring actresses in her native country of India. Much of that has to do with her perseverance and her resulting achievements in crossing over from Indian filmmaking to the broader reaching feature films of America’s Hollywood. Show More Summary
Submitted by Dave Urbanski via TheBlaze.com, After Mike Rowe received a letter asking him to encourage his “huge following” to get out and vote in the presidential election, the wise host of “Somebody’s Gotta Do It” replied with quite...Show More Summary
"American Idol" is receiving the TV academy's 2016 Governors Award for its impact on television. The academy said Friday that the Fox singing contest was more than a hit, citing its use of social media, influence on the pop-culture conversation — and the talent-show imitators it spawned. The Governors...
The Television Academy has named a series that is credited with changing television as the recipient of the annual Governors Award. Variety reports that the honor has been awarded to Fox’s “American Idol,” which ended its 15-season run in April....
How’s this for an encore? Fox’s American Idol, which wrapped its 15-year run in April, is set to receive the 2016 Governors Award from the TV Academy “in recognition of its game-changing impact on the medium.” The award honors an individual...Show More Summary
The winner of season 14 just debuted his first full-length, and it wasn't a good first week.
"American Idol" winner Nick Fradiani finally released his debut album "Hurricane" after nearly two years of recording. The good news is that it charted.
Another star of "American Idol" has come out as gay. David Hernandez who landed in the Top 12 in 2008 revealed his sexuality in an exclusive interview with Out.
American Idol alumnus David Hernandez is setting the record straight, so to speak, and opening up about his sexuality with the release of his new music video, “Beautiful.” You may recall Hernandez was the subject of fervid speculation whe… Read The post ‘American Idol’ Alum David Hernandez Embraces Being Gay with ‘Beautiful’ Music Video – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
In the dozen years since Fantasia Barrino claimed victory on “American Idol,” the singer has more than proved her mettle. She’s sold millions of records, released a New York Times bestselling memoir, won a Grammy, anchored a hit reality series and become a Broadway star. And that success didn’t...
From “American Idol” to “Empire,” television’s decades-long love affair with popular music seemed unshakable. But this year, viewers’ and critics’ devotion was challenged with “Vinyl” and “Roadies” -- two major-budget, musical drama series by noted film directors that hit more bum chords than high...
American Idol winner Trent Harmon is covering a song by The Voice coach Blake Shelton. But hey, it's a song that's absolutely worthy of Trent's magnificent voice, and it's also one of Blake's most poignant and resonant tracks, "I'm Sorry". Watch the video here:
American Idol alum Jackie "Jax" Cole has sadly revealed she's battling thyroid cancer.
American Idol alum Jax just revealed that she’s been battling thyroid cancer. The 20-year-old singer, who competed on the show’s 14th season, opened up about her battle while making an appearance on a NJ 101.5 radio show on Monday morning (August 8). Jax explained that in April she was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease, a condition [...]
Jax captured America's attention on season 14 of American Idol, thanks to her powerful pipes and amazing voice. But now, the blonde — whose real name is Jaclyn Cole Miskanic — has got our attention for a much scarier reason. On Monday, the singer revealed that she was diagnosed with both thyroid cancer and Hashimoto's disease [...]
"American Idol" star Jax revealed on Monday that she had been battling thyroid cancer for a few of months.
A New Jersey-born singer who rose to fame on "American Idol" last year revealed she's battling thyroid cancer.
Mariah Carey is returning to the scene of the horrible crime. Last week, the artist told reporters from the Television Critics Association that her time on Fox, as host of American Idol, was awful and "abusive." Fast forward just a few...Show More Summary