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  • Ten ‘Idol’ Contestants Who’d Make Great ‘Idol’ Judges

    May 24, 2013 4:25 PM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    Rumors circulated this week that Fox honchos, desperate to retool and salvage "American Idol" after a disastrous 12th season, are considering replacing the entire judging panel with "Idol" alums. Such a strategy may seem a little too self-referential, a little too retroactive, and definitely gimmicky, but you know…it just might work. Hiring Idols as judges would serve two important purposes: It would bring back nostalgic viewers who probably stopped tuning in after Simon Cowell left (...  | More »

  • Jewel Discusses Her Role as June Carter Cash in Lifetime Biopic

    May 23, 2013 5:00 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country
     |  Laura Ferreiro

    The love story of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash has become the stuff of legend. Famously illustrated in the Oscar-winning 2005 film "Walk the Line," the country couple's great love for one another kept them together through Cash's substance abuse problems and the trials and tribulations of living in the public eye. Now director Allison Anders has put her own spin on the story, telling it from June Carter Cash's point of view in the upcoming Lifetime biopic "Ring of Fire." B...  | More »

  • Video: 'The Smalls Family' Web Sensation

    May 22, 2013 11:05 AM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop

    It's too bad Notorious B.I.G. isn't alive to watch the web series "The Smalls Family" that is based on lyrics from his songs. On Tuesday, the late rapper's 41st birthday, show creator David Catalano released two new episodes, "Unbelievable" and "Party & Bullsh-t." In March, Catalano, an assistant director with an extensive list of credits in music videos, film and television, debuted the first three episodes of "The Smalls Family," "Warning," "Big Poppa" and "Going Back T...  | More »

  • Blake Shelton Organizing Benefit for Oklahoma Tornado Relief

    May 21, 2013 5:30 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country
     |  Wendy Geller

    Native Oklahoman Blake Shelton isn't just giving lip service to the devastation his home state has suffered this week. "The Voice" coach has sprung into action, telling Billboard that he's already organizing a benefit concert for tornado relief. Shelton, who revealed his plans after Tuesday's "Voice" episode, noted that details are still forthcoming. However, "I'm hoping it will raise a lot of money," he noted. "Obviously it will be televised and will happen really quickl...  | More »

  • Five Pieces of Post-Finale Advice For ‘Idol’ Winner Candice Glover

    May 20, 2013 5:25 PM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    This past Thursday, the night that Candice Glover was crowned the new "American Idol" winner, another, almost equally headline-worthy announcement was made: Her debut album already has a title, cover art, and a firm release date. A release date about four months earlier than the ones previous "Idol" winners got. In the past, the reigning "Idol" champion released his/her album in November or December, roughly six months after that year's "Idol" finale. But Candice's album on 19 Reco...  | More »

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