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  • Carly Smithson Becomes the Latest "American Idol" Sacrifice

    Carly Smithson Becomes the Latest "American Idol" Sacrifice | BLOG ENTRY

    Carly Smithson's American Idol dreams were derailed last night, as the viewing public decided they were tired of her shouty power ballads and her crazy tattoo-faced husband. Ryan Seacrest seemed especially appauled by the decision, as Smithson's...

    April 24, 2008 11:30 AM ET
  • The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol"

    The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol" | BLOG ENTRY

    Andrew Lloyd Webber brought some much-needed sass back to American Idol last night, demonstrating the wondrous powers of brutal honesty ("I can't watch somebody who's got their eyes closed all the time," he groused about David Archuleta,...

    April 23, 2008 1:50 PM ET
  • "American Idol" Elimination: Kristy Lee Cook Ousted By Mariah Carey Week

    "American Idol" Elimination: Kristy Lee Cook Ousted By Mariah Carey Week | BLOG ENTRY

    In a move that probably came three or four weeks too late, Kristy Lee Cook was sent back to her horse-less farm in Oregon on last night's elimination episode of American Idol. Brooke White and Syesha Mercado...

    April 17, 2008 11:50 AM ET
  • E=MC2

    E=MC2 | ALBUM REVIEW

    Mariah Carey embraces her extremes: She's either grinding out R&B-hop or singing syrupy ballads, talking dirty or cuddling with a Hello Kitty. Her tenth studio album is no different: It starts in a club and ends in...

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM ET
  • The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol"

    The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol" | BLOG ENTRY

    Mariah Carey mentored the seven Idol hopefuls last night, and while they were no dog-whistle high notes, there was a dog (see clip, below). Carey lavished praise on the contestants, and the ladies repaid her by performing...

    April 16, 2008 3:41 PM ET
  • Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Picks Ambre Over Daisy on the Finale of "Rock of Love 2"

    Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Picks Ambre Over Daisy on the Finale of "Rock of Love 2" | BLOG ENTRY

    Every week Poison frontman Bret Michaels searches for a worthy life partner on Rock of Love 2, while Rock Daily searches for ways to reference "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" in our Rock Reality Show Recaps. Here's...

    April 14, 2008 9:39 AM ET
  • "American Idol" Elimination: Michael Johns Booted in Cruel Farewell

    "American Idol" Elimination: Michael Johns Booted in Cruel Farewell | BLOG ENTRY

    Dial Idol predicted Carly Smithson or Syesha Mercado would be going home. TiVo (using their powers of fast-forward and rewind data collection) said it would be Mercado. But nobody was as stunned as...

    April 11, 2008 11:13 AM ET
  • The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol"

    The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol" | BLOG ENTRY

    To mark tonight's Idol Gives Back charity special, the hopefuls were asked to sing inspirational songs, so we learned Our Lady Peace inspire David Cook (Daughtry alert!) and Robbie Williams inspires David Archuleta (is this kid really...

    April 9, 2008 1:07 PM ET
  • Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Gets Familial on "Rock of Love 2"

    Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Gets Familial on "Rock of Love 2" | BLOG ENTRY

    Every week Poison frontman Bret Michaels searches for a worthy life partner on Rock of Love 2, while Rock Daily searches for ways to reference "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" in our Rock Reality Show Recaps. Here's...

    April 7, 2008 6:13 PM ET
  • "4 Minutes to Save the World"

    "4 Minutes to Save the World" | SONG REVIEW

    Madonna has taken on many identities during her career, but "hook girl" has never made her résumé – until now. With Timbaland's...

    April 3, 2008 12:00 PM ET
  • "American Idol" Elimination: Ramiele Malubay Makes Her Exit

    "American Idol" Elimination: Ramiele Malubay Makes Her Exit | BLOG ENTRY

    Kristy Lee Cook made yet another trip to the bottom three on American Idol last night, cheekily bringing along a note indicating she knew her seat wouldn't be on the couch of safety, but the stools of...

    April 3, 2008 11:50 AM ET
  • Last Night

    Last Night | ALBUM REVIEW

    Club drugs and rock stars abide by the same rule: Whatgoes up must come down. After hitting a massive high on 1999's Play,Moby stopped making dance music, opting instead for the downtempoatmospherics of 2002's 18 and the...

    April 3, 2008 12:00 AM ET
  • The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol"

    The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol" | BLOG ENTRY

    Dolly Parton mentored the nine remaining Idol hopefuls last night, which led to some stellar moments (Michael Johns' moving "It's All Wrong, But It's All Right"), unsurprising performances (Kristy Lee Cook, hanging tough in her country wheelhouse)...

    April 2, 2008 1:22 PM ET
  • Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Rages in Vegas on "Rock of Love 2"

    Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Rages in Vegas on "Rock of Love 2" | BLOG ENTRY

    Every week Poison frontman Bret Michaels searches for a worthy life partner on Rock of Love 2, while Rock Daily searches for ways to reference "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" in our Rock Reality Show Recaps. Here's...

    March 31, 2008 1:08 PM ET
  • "American Idol" Elimination: Chikezie Hits the Road

    "American Idol" Elimination: Chikezie Hits the Road | BLOG ENTRY

    Jason Castro made his bottom-three debut last night, along with the judges' favorite Syesha Mercado. But audiences disliked Chikezie's version of Luther Vandross' "If Only for One Night" and sent the onetime airport baggage handler home after...

    March 27, 2008 9:37 AM ET
  • The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol"

    The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol" | BLOG ENTRY

    Does American Idol's "sing a song from the year you were born" night do anything other than make a large portion of the show's viewers feel old? Ramiele Malubay made the mistake of tackling Heart's "Alone," a...

    March 26, 2008 1:40 PM ET
  • Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Brings in the Exes on "Rock of Love"

    Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Brings in the Exes on "Rock of Love" | BLOG ENTRY

    Every week Poison frontman Bret Michaels searches for a worthy life partner on Rock of Love 2, while Rock Daily searches for ways to reference "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" in our Rock Reality Show Recaps. Here's...

    March 24, 2008 11:22 AM ET
  • "American Idol" Elimination: Overmyer Sent Home; Mariah, Dolly Named Mentors

    "American Idol" Elimination: Overmyer Sent Home; Mariah, Dolly Named Mentors | BLOG ENTRY

    What was more crushing? Watching the Clash's "Should I Stay or Should I Go" get turned into a cheesy Ford commercial by the American Idol top eleven, or seeing two of the show's more interesting hopefuls, Carly...

    March 20, 2008 11:21 AM ET
  • The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol"

    The Idol Countdown: Five Essential Moments From Last Night's "American Idol" | BLOG ENTRY

    Two weeks of Beatles songs on American Idol proved to be one week two many, as last night's performances were erratic (Chikezie's harmonica-addled "I've Just Seen a Face"), boring (Brooke White's hippied-out "Here Comes the...

    March 19, 2008 2:38 PM ET
  • Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Judges Videos on "Rock of Love"

    Reality Show Recap: Bret Michaels Judges Videos on "Rock of Love" | BLOG ENTRY

    Every week Poison frontman Bret Michaels searches for a worthy life partner on Rock of Love 2, while Rock Daily searches for ways to reference "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" in our Rock Reality Show Recaps. Here's...

    March 18, 2008 12:22 PM ET
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