The early- to mid-2000s were a simpler time in music. Rock music was actually thing on popular radio. Production on hit singles was often stripped down nearly to its core rather than with bombastic synths and beats. People still (kind of) bought albums, at least early on in the decade. And American Idol was more about the singers than it was the judges.
Carly Rae Jepsen is taking fans into her songwriting world for her latest project.
It’s Mariah Carey’s 43rd birthday today and while we’ve enjoyed watching her on American Idol this season, we really want to celebrate the singer herself, who’s been in this business for nearly half her life. Here are five of Mariah’s biggest songs that helped pave her way to superstardom.
Phillip Phillips only released his debut album, The World From the Side of the Moon, four months ago, but he’s already thinking about its follow-up.
When Nicki Minaj didn’t appear to the set on time for the first live taping of American Idol Wednesday night (March 13), the cameras kept on rolling. Her absence had many wondering what could have happened to the singer.
Clive Davis, record industry mogul and the man who takes credit for finding and grooming artists like Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys, Janis Joplin, Jennifer Hudson and many more, finds himself in Kelly Clarkson’s crosshairs.
While promoting her new film, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, at the Sundance Film Festival, Jennifer Hudson had some kind words for the return of Destiny’s Child. But unfortunately, didn’t show the same excitement for American Idol.
Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner.
Country star and newly appointed American Idol judge Keith Urban was a guest on the Ellen show this week, and right away, he got down to the business talking Idol.
As we gear up for a new and rejuvenated season of American Idol this week, we look back on what Season 10 alum Haley Reinhart had to say about her time on the show. While she was certain of her career in music long before she auditioned for the show, she explained that it was American Idol that helped carve her path.