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Watch KISS Perform With ‘American Idol’ Winner Caleb Johnson

By Nadia Noir From Day Uno,  baby rocker Caleb Johnson was seen as the top contender for the winner of American Idol Season 3. Looking like the progeny of Meatloaf, Johnson was the hard rocker […]

05/22/2014

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KISS To Rock Out On ‘American Idol’ Season Finale

By Nadia Noir When all but one contestant on the Season 13 finale of American Idol gets the final kiss-off this week, KISS will be there to rock them off the stage. The iconic hard […]

05/19/2014

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Brian May On ‘The Voice’: ‘Dull, Dumb, Depressing’

You may be a fan of NBC’s reality TV competition, The Voice, but Queen guitarist Brian May certainly isn’t. He recently spoke out against the British version of the show, which features judges Jesse J, […]

05/24/2013

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“American Idol”: Top 7 Take On Classic Rock Songs

The “American Idol” top seven put their own spin on classic rock songs during Wednesday night’s episode, with varying degrees of success. First up was Burnell Taylor, who sang Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love a […]

04/05/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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Jeff Dunham Gears Up For ‘American Idol’s’ Next Season

The comic and his puppet, Walter, don’t pull any punches when it comes to the feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Mianj. One of the ladies look like they can “kick butt” to Walter, but […]

01/08/2013

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Can Reality Show Contestants Win GRAMMYS? Tony Lucca Weighs In

“I think Kelly Clarkson really proved herself to be a career-long artist. She really handled her early work with grace and still stays relevant and works with great people and gets songs consistently out there.”

12/18/2012

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What Makes ‘Hallelujah’ Such a Transcendent Song?: Excerpts From New Book ‘The Holy or The Broken’

“There is no ‘right’ way to sing ‘Hallelujah,’” writes Alan Light, the author of “The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of ‘Hallelujah.’”

12/05/2012

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Steven Tyler To Nicki Minaj: “I Am No Racist”

“I apologize if it was taken wrong, Nicki. I’m the last thing on this planet as far as being a racist. I don’t know where she got that out of me saying, ‘I’m not sure how she would have judged Bob Dylan.’ I was just saying that if Bob Dylan came on the show, he would’ve been thrown off.” – Steven Tyler

11/29/2012

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Nicki Minaj Accuses Steven Tyler of Racism in Latest ‘American Idol’ Feud

The ‘American Idol’ chatter has gotten louder when Nicki Minaj responded to Steven Tyler’s remarks about her judgeship. The rapper took to Twitter and called his comments “racist.”

11/27/2012

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