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  • Emmy Rossum Calls Back to 'Glamour and Simplicity' on 'A Sentimental Journey'

    Emmy Rossum Calls Back to 'Glamour and Simplicity' on 'A Sentimental Journey' | ARTICLE

    Emmy Rossum has no problem getting into character, whether it's for a movie or an album. "For me, it's always been about playing pretend and finding a part of yourself and exploiting that side of yourself in...

    April 10, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • OMD Still Innovating on 12th Album

    OMD Still Innovating on 12th Album | ARTICLE

    On Tuesday, British synth-pop legends Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are releasing English Electric, their 12th studio album. "It's not bad going for a band that was only going to do one gig," frontman Andy McCluskey told...

    April 5, 2013 12:45 PM ET
  • Burnell Taylor Cut on 'American Idol'

    Burnell Taylor Cut on 'American Idol' | VIDEO

    It's easy to see why American Idol voters love Kree Harrison and Angie Miller, but their affection for Lazaro Arbos is more mystifying. Yet there he was, third among the top three on an elimination night...

    April 5, 2013 10:25 AM ET
  • Kree Offers 'Piece of My Heart' on 'Idol'

    Kree Offers 'Piece of My Heart' on 'Idol' | VIDEO

    Rock Night wasn't nearly as mush of a challenge as one would have expected for the current crop of American Idol contestants, who have leaned hard on ballads and slow-tempo numbers this season. That's because the...

    April 4, 2013 9:20 AM ET
  • Devin Velez Cut on 'American Idol'

    Devin Velez Cut on 'American Idol' | VIDEO

    It's been a week of celebrations on American Idol. Wednesday was Mariah Carey's birthday and last night was Idol's 450th episode. To help mark the occasion (and fill the hour as they culled the top eight to...

    March 29, 2013 9:10 AM ET
  • Detroit Music Night on 'American Idol'

    Detroit Music Night on 'American Idol' | VIDEO

    To celebrate Mariah Carey's birthday, American Idol packed up the top eight contestants and headed to Motown. The contestants were tasked with singing from the famed Detroit label's songbook, with the help of Motown legend Smokey Robinson,...

    March 28, 2013 9:50 AM ET
  • Angie Miller Makes the Top 10 on 'Idol'

    Angie Miller Makes the Top 10 on 'Idol' | VIDEO

    Finally, after 39 million votes were cast, American Idol has a top 10. To get there, Idol took a page from The Voice and The X Factor and presented the super-sized results in...

    March 8, 2013 10:20 AM ET
  • R. Kelly Catalog Proves Useful on 'Idol'

    R. Kelly Catalog Proves Useful on 'Idol' | VIDEO

    The R. Kelly songbook doesn't get nearly enough attention on American Idol, but Curtis Finch Jr. used it to his advantage last night: His soulful rendition of "I Believe I Can Fly" was the best performance in...

    March 7, 2013 8:40 AM ET
  • Candice Glover Leads 'Idol' Standouts

    Candice Glover Leads 'Idol' Standouts | VIDEO

    "The level of singers tonight is crazy. It's through the roof," Keith Urban said after Candice Glover's performance during last night's American Idol. It was a mostly accurate assessment of the show that...

    March 6, 2013 10:10 AM ET
  • Vincent Powell Impresses 'Idol' Judges

    Vincent Powell Impresses 'Idol' Judges | VIDEO

    We've got our top 20 for Season 12 on American Idol. After four sudden-death rounds, the top 40 were whittled down to 20 contestants ready to face America. The changes that the producers made to Vegas week...

    March 1, 2013 9:40 AM ET
  • 'Lion King' Song Wows 'Idol' Judges

    'Lion King' Song Wows 'Idol' Judges | VIDEO

    Ten more girls faced sudden-death elimination in Las Vegas last night as American Idol culled its top 40 down to a lean 20.  The first half of the night was filled with solid if...

    February 28, 2013 9:45 AM ET
  • 'Idol' Judges Laud Luther Vandross Song

    'Idol' Judges Laud Luther Vandross Song | VIDEO

    The first round of sudden-death competition in Las Vegas sent five women to the top 20 and five others back to their day jobs (or high school classes). Last night, the men got their turn. After the...

    February 22, 2013 9:45 AM ET
  • 'Idol' Judges Love Kree Harrison

    'Idol' Judges Love Kree Harrison | VIDEO

    There are 40 contestants hoping to make it through the Las Vegas rounds and head back to Hollywood as part of the top 20 on this season of American Idol, for the chance...

    February 21, 2013 9:10 AM ET
  • 'Idol' Judges Impressed by Original Song

    'Idol' Judges Impressed by Original Song | VIDEO

    It was the final day of Hollywood Week and there were 47 women angling for a spot in the top 20. In order to move from Hollywood to Las Vegas, the women had to sing for their...

    February 15, 2013 9:15 AM ET
  • 'Be My Baby' Draws Ovation on 'Idol'

    'Be My Baby' Draws Ovation on 'Idol' | VIDEO

    The most valuable lesson we learned from last night's Girls Only competition on American Idol was that Gotye is no one's friend. The evening's competition consisted of a sudden-death a cappella performance, followed by the dreaded group...

    February 14, 2013 9:50 AM ET
  • Nicki Minaj Gets Tough on 'Idol'

    Nicki Minaj Gets Tough on 'Idol' | VIDEO

    After Wednesday's group rounds, which decimated the field of Idol wannabes, the boys last night had one more chance to sing for their suppers and prove that they are live-show ready. While all the judges (except Nicki)...

    February 8, 2013 8:16 AM ET
  • Forgetting the Words on 'American Idol'

    Forgetting the Words on 'American Idol' | VIDEO

    Idol heads to Hollywood, where finally the attention shifts from the fireworks between judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey to the contestants competing to be the next American Idol. All the contestants collected from across the country,...

    February 7, 2013 9:40 AM ET
  • Nicki Minaj Ignores Fire Drill on 'Idol'

    Nicki Minaj Ignores Fire Drill on 'Idol' | VIDEO

    Nicki Minaj would prefer to go down with the ship than to walk down the Queen Mary's gangplank in her enormous platform heels. At least that's the impression we got when the fire alarm went off and...

    January 31, 2013 10:15 AM ET
  • Mariah Cries When 'Idol' Hits Baton Rouge

    Mariah Cries When 'Idol' Hits Baton Rouge | VIDEO

    Mariah Carey cried last night on American Idol, but it wasn't because of Nicki Minaj rolling her eyes extra hard at her. No, Mariah was crying because Burnell Taylor's rendition of "I'm Here,"...

    January 25, 2013 9:35 AM ET
  • Nicki Minaj Storms Off Set on 'Idol'

    Nicki Minaj Storms Off Set on 'Idol' | VIDEO

    American Idol winner Scotty McCreery greets the crowd in Charlotte, North Carolina. He reminds the would-be Idol winners that he was once like them, just a face in the crowd inside Charlotte International Speedway. But move over Scotty, no one's here to...

    January 24, 2013 10:35 AM ET
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