Articles tagged american idol

11 May 2015 // 9:12 AM

Fox Will End ‘American Idol’ in 2016

The next season of American Idol will be its last.

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6 Aug 2014 // 2:06 PM

Remembering Michael Johns

PopMatters takes a look back on the music of the all-too-soon departed Michael Johns, an Idol in the truest sense of the word.

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A Gay ‘Idol’, and We Don’t Mean Judy Garland

It's no secret that American Idol has had LGB contestants before, but the show seemed to adopt a "don't ask, don't tell" policy up until this season, until M. K. Nobilette.

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The Month in Pop Entertainment: May 2013

See previews of this month’s biggest pop entertainment.

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Bounce and Go-Go: It’s Not Where You’re At, It’s Where You Are

So expressly "chocolate city", go-go is part art form, part entertainment, and part Washington, D.C. civic totem pole; heading south, bounce is a distinctly and defiantly New Orleansian spin on an established rap genre.

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Catching Up with Former American Idols: Season Three

Despite a record-breaking amount of phone-in votes, American Idol’s third season is most notable for who didn’t get enough votes. A look back at Season Three’s most-loved contestants and what they are currently up to.

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Scotty McCreery: Clear As Day

You can throw money at a project in the hope of receiving short term notice, but once a singer like McCreery steps off the Idol reservation, giving him material this weak leaves him to swim with the sharks while having no real talent to defend himself with.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Wednesdays

Part three of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

Part two of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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What’s the Appeal of ‘Dancing With the Stars’?

I've tried to appreciate the courage it takes for non-dancing D-lister's to perform outside their comfort zone. Really, I have.

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28 Jan 2011 // 7:30 AM

The Year In TV: May 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in May 2010.

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21 Jan 2011 // 7:00 AM

The Year in Music: May 2010

May 2010, the subject of our latest look at the year’s biggest events in music, was a hodgepodge of notable cover versions, new releases, TV events, and more.

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18 Jan 2011 // 5:30 AM

The Year in TV: April 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in April 2010.

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20 Dec 2010 // 5:45 AM

February 2010 in TV

It was a month of high ratings, a truly “super” bowl, and shocking tragedies for TV audiences.

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The Year in Music: February 2010

Let’s continue our look at the biggest events in music, one month at a time, with February 2010.

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And the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees Are…

When the list of nominated artists for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was released this morning, there were a few surprises.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

If you want to know what’s new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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16 Aug 2010 // 8:59 PM

Sons of Sylvia: Revelation

Interesting, decent debut album for a group who has the potential to become something really great

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3 Aug 2010 // 9:00 AM

‘American Idol’ team still in flux, Fox says

LOS ANGELES — Senior Fox executives were hoping to unveil a new panel of judges for “American Idol” on Monday at the semiannual television critics press

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Paul McCartney - “Maybe I’m Amazed”

Every artist has a signature song, which becomes the symbol of their entire career. For better or worse, it sums up how the public views

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