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The Music Mix 'American Idol' lawsuit claims Sony owes Kelly, Carrie, others royalties
by Hillary Busis | Feb 21, 2014 12:36 PM

As a wise old prophet once said, music makes the people come together. But an even older, even…

Inside TV 'American Idol' live shows start tonight: Producers unveil new set, talk format changes for 'lucky' season 13
by Jake Perlman | Feb 18, 2014 02:02 PM

When American Idol's rush week begins Tuesday night, fans of the long-running singing competition will notice a couple of…

PopWatch 'American Idol' surprise SuperVote: Ben Briley vs. Neco Starr
by Annie Barrett | Feb 13, 2014 08:31 PM

American Idol has really done it this time. They're pitting two of the semifinalist guys -- authentic country…

PopWatch 'American Idol' has its first openly gay contestant in 2014
by Annie Barrett | Feb 12, 2014 10:22 PM

Of course it's sad that this is a news headline, that it took this long, that this is…

PopWatch PopWatch Planner: The Super Bowl, the Sochi Olympics, 'The Monuments Men', and more
by Samantha Highfill | Feb 02, 2014 08:00 AM

Yes, this week is a little heavy on the sporting events. Between the Super Bowl and the kick-off…

PopWatch Watch a 16-year-old Keith Urban sing Air Supply on Aussie TV talent show -- VIDEO
by Mandi Bierly | Jan 30, 2014 09:26 AM

A video of a young Keith Urban competing on the Aussie TV talent show New Faces in 1983…

PopWatch TV Recap: 'American Idol,' 'American Horror Story,' and 'Broad City' -- VIDEO
by EW staff | Jan 23, 2014 08:50 AM

Did you miss the Jan. 22 episodes of American Idol, American Horror Story: Coven, or Broad City? Catch…

Inside TV Stupid Questions: 'Idol' judge Harry Connick Jr. on J.Lo's third arm, Keith Urban's fake accent, and laser dolphins
by Dan Snierson | Jan 22, 2014 02:17 PM

He has tickled the ivories to fame and acclaim. Now the 46-year-old jazz crooner/actor will tickle your funny…

Inside TV 'American Idol' judges Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. talk audition rounds -- VIDEO
by Sandra Gonzalez | Jan 16, 2014 07:15 PM

American Idol's new season is in full swing on Fox and though the season kicked off with a…

Inside TV 'American Idol' returns to worst premiere ratings yet despite Harry Connick Jr.
by James Hibberd | Jan 16, 2014 10:01 AM

Unlucky 13? American Idol returned Wednesday night to once again post its lowest premiere rating ever. The 13th…

PopWatch 'American Idol' premiere: Harry Connick Jr. is delicious
by Annie Barrett | Jan 15, 2014 10:19 PM

Harry Connick Jr. is my favorite American Idol judge so far, and not just because he cradled a…

Inside TV 'American Idol': Watch a live Q&A with the judges!
by Annie Barrett | Jan 14, 2014 06:30 PM

Following tonight's screening of the two-part American Idol premiere in select cities, people in ANY city can watch…

PopWatch Report: Clay Aiken may run for Congress
by Hillary Busis | Jan 03, 2014 10:10 AM

Could Americans be getting another chance to cast their votes for Clay Aiken? The answer is "possibly," according…

Inside TV On the scene: A preview glimpse of 'American Idol' at Hollywood Week
by Jake Perlman | Dec 17, 2013 06:56 PM

The world will have to wait until American Idol premieres on Jan. 15 to know who got the golden tickets,…

PopWatch Pop Culture Pet Peeve: All 'American' movies (and TV shows)
by Hillary Busis | Dec 11, 2013 02:21 PM

Hustle. Beauty. Pie. Idol. Gangster. Dreamz. Gigolo. Virgin. Violet. Outlaws. Idiot. Girl. Boy. They're a collection of words…

Inside TV 'American Idol' season 13 promo: Time to 'search for a superstar' -- VIDEO
by Samantha Highfill | Nov 13, 2013 04:29 PM

After all of the drama surrounding who would make up American Idol's judging panel, the show is ready…

Inside TV Watch new 'American Idol' audition footage -- VIDEO
by Annie Barrett | Nov 07, 2013 03:02 PM

American Idol season 13 doesn't premiere 'til January, but you can catch a whiff of Keith Urban, former…

The Music Mix Lauren Alaina debuts emotional (and biographical) ballad 'Same Day, Different Bottle' -- VIDEO
by Grady Smith | Nov 06, 2013 10:45 AM

At CMT's Next Women of Country event at the Farm House restaurant in Downtown Nashville on Monday, American…

PopWatch Battle of the in-flight safety videos: Virgin's hip-hop vs. Delta's holidays -- VIDEO
by Marc Snetiker | Oct 29, 2013 05:46 PM

Okay, so in-flight airline safety video battles are a thing now. Virgin America today released its new Jon…

The Music Mix Now Sinead O'Connor is mad at Simon Cowell
by Hillary Busis | Oct 05, 2013 06:46 PM

Nothing compares 2 feuds. Earlier this week, Irish songstress Sinead O'Connor made headlines with a series of scathing…

Inside TV 'Luther' finale: Creator Neil Cross on that final moment
by Mandi Bierly | Sep 07, 2013 02:53 AM

Spoiler alert! If you haven't watched the Luther season (series?) finale, stop reading now. In the final moment,…

The Music Mix Phillip Phillips' debut album goes platinum -- so how are other singing-show winners doing?
by Grady Smith | Sep 06, 2013 01:26 PM

American Idol takes a lot of flack for being past its prime -- and given the weak chart…

Inside TV 'American Idol' rumor roundup: Randy Jackson as a mentor, Kanye West as a judge?
by Samantha Highfill | Aug 22, 2013 04:51 PM

When we're not busy trying to figure out what is going to happen on Breaking Bad, we're consumed…

Inside TV Source: Jennifer Lopez deal with 'American Idol' imminent
by Associated Press | Aug 20, 2013 06:25 AM

A person familiar with negotiations to bring Jennifer Lopez back as an American Idol judge says her return…

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