Kelly Clarkson's team scraping bottom after inaugural episode
Richie leaving show due to 'personal scheduling conflicts'
Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton and more make onstage cameos
Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Scott McCreery also win big
'I always gravitated to soul music, even as a child. I hear so many singers that sound like vanilla vodka, like they've never had their hearts broken or ripped out. It kills me'
ABC singing competition will also feature Jennifer Nettles, Robin Thicke
Plus: Jason Mraz takes a tumble
In an excerpt from 'Celebrity Inc.,' the contestants are held up to the microscope
Other confirmed acts include Kelly Clarkson, Jason Aldean, Bruno Mars
'American Idol' singer will join Madonna, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert on the broadcast
Clarkson sings 'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)' during her third stint on SNL
Performers face small fee for changing lyrics of national anthem
Pop star says she does not share the Republican's views on gay rights and the death penalty
Annual TV special features stirring performances, Winehouse tribute
Kelly Clarkson, David Guetta, Pitbull, Demi Lovato and more bring Top-40 radio to Madison Square Garden