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‘American Idol’ named #1 money-maker on TV

HollywoodNews.com: It’s good to be ‘American Idol’ as the show was reportedly TV’s #1 earner last year as it brought in some major money. According to ‘Forbes,’ in 2010 ‘American Idol’ made about $7.11 million per half hour, states MTV. And while that may seem major, the amount is reportedly a[...]

Adam Lambert rocks American Idol; Kris Allen nowhere to be found

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Remember Kris Allen, winner of Season 8 on “American Idol”? Neither does anyone else. Lambert performed on last week’s episode of Season 10, bringing the star’s reappearance count to three, compared to Allen’s one. Lambert is more than just a favorite among “Idol” producers—he’s[...]

“American Idol” live shows are pre-taped

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “American Idol” is a strange beast, and has been for 10 seasons. It has a live component, but it needs to fit into a blueprint for prime-time television. Which explains – to a certain extent – why producers are pre-taping performances for the supposed live shows that[...]

‘American Idol’s’ Chris Medina – heartbreaking story

HollywoodNews.com: For the first time in ten seasons, American Idol hit the midwest city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. What producers found in Milwaukee warmed the hearts of the TV audience. Contestant Chris Medina told his tragic story on the show and has been embraced as not only a good singer,[...]

New ‘American Idol’ judges critiqued by former winner

HollywoodNews.com: It seems that the new ‘American Idol’ judges are doing a great job so far, at least if you ask one of the former winners of the competition. Kris Allen has admitted that he completely approves of the new judges and what they have done so far, states Etidbits.com. However,[...]

Adam Lambert’s “If I Had You” nears 15 million Youtube views

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Lambert has enjoyed a year full of success and now the former American Idol contestant gets to enjoy another milestone. His third single off of his debut album, For Your Entertainment, has reached nearly 15 million views on Youtube. “If I Had You” is the third single off[...]

Adam Lambert places in the top third of Billboard’s charts

“Are you a huge fan of “Adam Lambert” who likes to blog? We’ve got a job for you…” HollywoodNews.com: Adam Lambert has already received his first Grammy nomination, and now the singer has just received some more accolades to add to his list. Billboard has just released their top charts for[...]

Susan Boyle makes music history again with “The Gift”

HollywoodNews.com: Record-breaking Susan Boyle has made music history again by becoming the first female artist ever to have the double Number 1 album spot in the US and UK twice in less than 12 months. The only other act to have achieved this in the history of music were the Beatles[...]

Fantasia Barrino’s depression dates back to 2004

HollywoodNews.com: Fantasia Barrino has revealed that her recent overdose was intentional and that at that moment, she “wanted out.” She said, “I wanted it to be over with – all of it, all of that [expletive].” However, her recent relationship with Antwaun Cook wasn’t the only thing that caused her[...]

Carrie Underwood suffers from panic attacks

HollywoodNews.com: Country singer Carrie Underwood has put her panic attack problems behind her. The newlywed may currently be on top of the world after her recent marriage to hockey player Mike Fisher, 30, but she admits that it has not always been that way. The 27-year-old suffered from panic[...]
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