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  • 'American Idol' Recap: Keith Urban Flees Chicago

    'American Idol' Recap: Keith Urban Flees Chicago | ARTICLE

    Welcome back to American Idol, where the auditions have moved to Chicago and eager contestants are patiently waiting for a chance to sing in front of Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson –...

    January 18, 2013 9:45 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Premiere Recap: Crushing Dreams Isn't Easy for Nicki Minaj

    'American Idol' Premiere Recap: Crushing Dreams Isn't Easy for Nicki Minaj | ARTICLE

    The 12th season of American Idol opened not with Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey or Keith Urban, but with Phillip Phillips singing his triple-platinum hit, "Home." It was a not-so subtle reminder that Idol produces not only...

    January 17, 2013 9:35 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Is Back: Five Reasons to Watch

    'American Idol' Is Back: Five Reasons to Watch | ARTICLE

    On January 16th, American Idol returns for its 12th season – and it won't take fans very long to see that the Fox staple has shaken things up radically. Who could blame the Idol team for taking...

    January 15, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • Sub Pop Co-Founder Revisits 1989 Rome Trip With Kurt Cobain

    Sub Pop Co-Founder Revisits 1989 Rome Trip With Kurt Cobain | ARTICLE

    In the fall of 1989, Sub Pop founders Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman flew to Rome to meet up with two of their bands. Beyond the usual distributor and promoter meet-and-greets, the label heads had another reason...

    November 17, 2012 1:35 PM ET
  • Mindy Kaling on 'The Mindy Project,' Grueling Vacations and Weird Smoothies

    Mindy Kaling on 'The Mindy Project,' Grueling Vacations and Weird Smoothies | ARTICLE

    As co-creator, star, writer and producer of The Mindy Project, Mindy Kaling is extremely busy. The show is an exuberant, laugh-out-loud comedy that is spot-on when it comes to calling out romantic-comedy clichés, to hilarious effect. Kaling stars...

    October 18, 2012 8:00 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Runner-Up Jessica Sanchez: 'I Have No Real Regrets'

    'American Idol' Runner-Up Jessica Sanchez: 'I Have No Real Regrets' | ARTICLE

    Jessica Sanchez finished in second place on season 11 of American Idol, and she's okay with that. A day after losing out to fellow hopeful Phillips Phillips, the 16-year old powerhouse singer from Chula Vista, California,...

    May 24, 2012 5:15 PM ET
  • 'American Idol' Phillip Phillips: My First Single Is 'A Little Too Pop'

    'American Idol' Phillip Phillips: My First Single Is 'A Little Too Pop' | ARTICLE

    Last night, Phillip Phillips took home the title of this year's American Idol winner. The Georgia native won voters over with his singer-songwriter style and knack for tailoring a randomly assigned song to his own aesthetic....

    May 24, 2012 4:28 PM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: The Home Stretch

    'American Idol' Recap: The Home Stretch | ARTICLE

    Tonight, tonight, tonight, season eleven of American Idol comes to an end. While we all think we know what will happen and who will walk away with the title, crown, and NEW CAR!, we don't truly know,...

    May 24, 2012 9:20 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Change Nothing

    'American Idol' Recap: Change Nothing | ARTICLE

    This week, season 11 of American Idol comes to an end. No, really, it does. I know it's felt like a lifetime, but that's just because one of the most talented groups of singers this show has ever...

    May 23, 2012 9:30 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Man's World?

    'American Idol' Recap: Man's World? | ARTICLE

    Tonight we find out who is going to be in the finals, but who cares about that because: Lisa Marie Presley is performing! I can't even type that with a straight face. Who is going to the finals...

    May 18, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Don't Want to Miss a Thing

    'American Idol' Recap: Don't Want to Miss a Thing | ARTICLE

    Not only is tonight the semi-finals of the Best American Idol EverTM, but it is also our big chance to see how these lucky, talented performers live when they are at home and not kicking...

    May 17, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Three Is the Magic Number

    'American Idol' Recap: Three Is the Magic Number | ARTICLE

    Welcome back to American Idol, where if you can wade through just 54 minutes of solid filler, we will find out who has been eliminated. Each week Ryan Seacrest tries to convince us that the results are...

    May 11, 2012 9:45 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: I Can't Make You Love Me

    'American Idol' Recap: I Can't Make You Love Me | ARTICLE

    It's the Final Four! In just 14 days we will be watching the season finale and one of these tiny little teenagers will be crowned America's Most Wanted Idol. But before we can winnow the herd, or...

    May 10, 2012 9:40 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Cut Down to Size

    'American Idol' Recap: Cut Down to Size | ARTICLE

    It's the dwindling hour of American Idol, when one of the final five drops, leaving what Ryan Seacrest calls the "coveted" top four positions. Quit trying to make the Top Four happen, Ryan. If you wouldn't get...

    May 4, 2012 9:25 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Five for Fighting

    'American Idol' Recap: Five for Fighting | ARTICLE

    It's the final stretch of this season of American Idol, and now that Elise Testone has been sent to the retirement home, the remaining contestants are all young, lean, mean fighting machines who, in the new-and-improved words...

    May 3, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Another One Bites the Dust

    'American Idol' Recap: Another One Bites the Dust | ARTICLE

    At this point in the competition, the only way to fill an entire hour of primetime is to start each show with an increasingly long montage of shots from last night's incredibly long show. The very scenes...

    April 27, 2012 9:10 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Show Must Go On

    'American Idol' Recap: Show Must Go On | ARTICLE

    Before tonight's show, Twitter was atwitter with news that Ryan Seacrest was ill. Nikki Finke even tweeted "American Idol Scrambling to Find Substitute for Ailing Host Ryan Seacrest" while Seacrest was actually already on the air, doing...

    April 26, 2012 9:45 AM ET
  • 'Krautwerk' Satisfies Ticketless Kraftwerk Fans in Brooklyn

    'Krautwerk' Satisfies Ticketless Kraftwerk Fans in Brooklyn | ARTICLE

    While Kraftwerk fans were dancing wildly to "More Fun to Compute" on the crowded floor last night, another set of fans were miles from the opening night of the revered group's retrospective at the Museum of Modern...

    April 11, 2012 3:25 PM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: Master Blaster

    'American Idol' Recap: Master Blaster | ARTICLE

    Uh oh, Joshua Ledet isn't feeling well. The singer is light-headed, dizzy and unsteady on his feet, but instead of sending him backstage to mend in private, like a lion in the Serengeti, Ryan Seacrest spots weakness...

    April 6, 2012 8:45 AM ET
  • 'American Idol' Recap: What, a Feeling?

    'American Idol' Recap: What, a Feeling? | ARTICLE

    It's Eighties night! That means not only will the Top Eight perform hits from the decade, but also that Heejun Han's farewell video montage will be shown with a Mr. Mister score and we get to see...

    April 5, 2012 9:21 AM ET
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