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Ayla Brown

Rising Country Star Ayla Brown Honors America

A number of budding country music stars have used American Idol as a career launching pad — like Ayla Brown. After “Idol” she’s carved out a path to music stardom.

07/04/2013

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NFL Considering ‘American Idol’ Element, Head-To-Head Events For Combine?

Already a must-watch event for diehard football fans, the NFL scouting combine could see changes that would make the yearly event more dynamic, engaging and fan-friendly.

02/21/2013

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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

Keith Urban (photo by Kurt Wolff/CBS Local)

Keith Urban Talks ‘American Idol’ Drama — ‘We’re Just Getting Our Groove’

“There’s a learning curve in any job, right?” a good-natured Keith says about the well-publicized spat between certain judges during “Idol” auditions.

11/16/2012

Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler Secures New Record Deal

After splitting with Sony, the former “American Idol” contestant has found a new home with Black Rock Entertainment.

10/09/2012

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Life After ‘Idol’ With Haley Reinhart

She was a fan favorite and a finalist during season ten of American Idol.

10/08/2012

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Releasing New Album, Single This Month–But Will It Include Country?

The singer reveals that a new single and a greatest hits album are on the way. But will her country side be represented?

10/05/2012

Keith Urban

Keith Urban Keeps Cool During Nicki Minaj/Mariah Carey Spat On ‘American Idol’ Set

As he said in an interview last week, “I know how to handle myself.”

10/03/2012

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Is Leaving Texas For Tennessee

The American Idol winner is selling her Texas home and moving to Nashville fulltime. “I do love pop music,” she says, but “I think I have more of a Southern mentality.”

09/20/2012

Keith Urban

Keith Urban, Nicki Minaj Joining Mariah Carey, Randy Jackson On “American Idol”

After months of speculation and a flurry of rumors, “American Idol” has finally completed its judges table for the upcoming season. And, yes, Keith Urban will be officially representing country.

09/17/2012

Keith Urban at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Keith Urban Quits Australia’s ‘Voice’–Is He Closing In On ‘American Idol’?

With “The Voice” Australia now in his rear-view mirror, does this mean Keith Urban is done with television for now? Or is he simply clearing the decks for something else?

09/14/2012

Casey James

The Real Reason Casey James Has Long Hair

The golden-haired singer and “American Idol” finalist reveals he had a very personal reason for growing his locks long.

09/13/2012

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American Idol Judge Randy Jackson On American Idol, Type II Diabetes Diagnosis

Randy Jackson has been with American Idol from the very beginning, but after a huge shakeup there, is he sticking around? He joined us on The Couch to clear things up – he also chatted about Fashion Week, and some very important health issues.

09/10/2012

Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery Christmas Album Coming This Fall

American Idol winner Scotty McCreery is officially in the holiday spirit — he announced he’ll release a Christmas album this October. Act fast and you might get an autographed copy.

09/04/2012

Keith Urban

Country Star Keith Urban Reported To Have Signed On As ‘American Idol’ Judge!

Looks like American Idol may be adding some country flair to Season 12! Reports are that Keith Urban has signed a deal to judge the popular singing competition!

08/27/2012

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