All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘American Idol’

Tori Kelly Signs on to “The Voice” Season 10 as Adviser

Tori Kelly is coming to The Voice. The 23-year-old singer, who is up for Best New Artist at next month’s Grammy Awards, will join Adam Levine’s team on the singing competition show. performing at @TheGRAMMYs with @jamesbaymusic on feb 15th on @CBS 😭🙊 #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/VWokKs8XCx — Tori Kelly (@ToriKelly) January 27, 2016 There’s a bit of irony in Tori Kelly …

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Brenda K. Starr: Singer-Songwriter’s Daughter Gianna Auditions for “American Idol”

Brenda K. Starr, the singer and songwriter best known for her 1988 hit, “I Still Believe,” has a daughter hoping to follow in her footsteps. Her daughter, 15-year-old Gianna Isabella, auditioned for American Idol on Wednesday. Despite some technical difficulties, she wowed judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick, Jr. Check out Brenda K. Starr's daughter, Gianna, audition on …

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Carrie Underwood Is No Longer Top ‘American Idol’ Moneymaker

For the past two years, Carrie Underwood has been the top attraction when it comes to American Idol alums, raking in the most cash of all the former contestants. But for 2015, that changed. There’s a new top dawg when it comes to American Idol alums. According to Forbes, season eight runner-up Adam Lambert is the highest-earning Idol star, raking …

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Kelly Clarkson Not As Big a Star As Carrie Underwood, Says Ryan Seacrest

Kelly Clarkson is not as big a star as Carrie Underwood. At least, that is the opinion of American Idol host Ryan Seacrest. Both Clarkson and Underwood were discovered on the Idol, turning them into megastars. Ryan Seacrest has revealed his favorite #AmericanIdol winner! Is it Kelly or Carrie? https://t.co/PQ1vmWstwp pic.twitter.com/biP4TbAEc6 — JustJared.com (@JustJared) January 6, 2016 When asked Tuesday …

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Lauren Silverman, Simon Cowell, and Son Asleep As Burglars Break Into London Home

Lauren Silverman, Simon Cowell, and their baby boy, Eric, were all asleep in their London home during the wee hours of Friday morning when burglars broke in. Simon Cowell Burglarized While at Home https://t.co/drBqm470uO pic.twitter.com/Kvnqj9A6zy — Hollywood Reporter (@THR) December 5, 2015 The Guardian reports that Metropolitan police responded to a call for a burglary in progress. By the time …

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Miranda Lambert “American Idol” Bound, Is This a Dig at “The Voice’s” Blake Shelton?

Miranda Lambert is reportedly American Idol bound. Is this how Blake Shelton’s ex-wife is getting in her digs at Blake’s new romance? It wasn’t so long ago that Miranda Lambert served as a mentor on The Voice, where Blake Shelton and new girlfriend Gwen Stefani serve as coaches. Does this sound a bit deliberate on Miranda’s behalf? “Miranda is looking …

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Kellie Pickler Lands ‘Drama-Free, Family Friendly’ Reality Show

Kellie Pickler has landed her own reality show. The country singer is not new to reality television. She began her career on American Idol and soon found herself showing off her dancing skills in Dancing With the Stars. So, it’s not surprising that Pickler would agree to a new CMT reality show about her marriage to songwriter-producer Kyle Jacobs. What …

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Hannah Blackwell and “American Idol” Winner Phillip Phillips Tie the Knot in Georgia

Hannah Blackwell is now the wife of Season 11 American Idol winner Phillip Phillips. The couple tied the knot Saturday evening at the Resora Plantation in Albany, Georgia in front of 250 guests. A rep for Phillips shared the happy news with People magazine. Phillip Phillips weds longtime girlfriend Hannah Blackwell https://t.co/sCe9ecCn9k pic.twitter.com/mLafhhXYmh — People magazine (@people) October 25, 2015 …

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Simon Cowell Dishes About Upcoming “America’s Got Talent” Gig, Son Eric Steals the Show

Simon Cowell sat down for an interview with Extra’s Terri Seymour recently to dish on his upcoming gig on America’s Got Talent. The American Idol alum has announced he will replace Howard Stern as a judge on the next season of the show. Stern announced last season that it would be his last. 20-month-old Eric Cowell was on hand for …

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Simon Cowell: Mother Julie Cowell Dies at 89

Simon Cowell is mourning the loss of his mother. Julie Cowell, who was 89, died on Sunday. The former ballet dancer and British socialite’s passing was confirmed by Simon’s brother Tony Cowell. Family members shared their heartache in a statement to People magazine. “Today our beloved mum Julie passed away,” they said. “Anyone who had met her would know what …

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Hilary Cruz: Ryan Seacrest’s New Girlfriend Is a Former Miss Teen USA

Ryan Seacrest has a new girl on his arm. People magazine has confirmed that the extraordinarily busy celebrity is managing to find some time to date former Miss Teen USA Hilary Cruz. According to the magazine, Seacrest, 40, has been out on the town with the 26-year-old former beauty queen Hilary Cruz, who now works for producer Ken Erlich. “It’s …

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Katharine McPhee is Back With a Summer Anthem [Video]

Katharine McPhee is a bit of an anomaly. As an American Idol runner-up, she is in the minority due to having actually gone on to have a great career. Many Idol finalists are relegated to the dustbins of history. Katharine McPhee, however, starred in a Spielberg-produced musical drama series on television, has appeared in numerous films, and is about to …

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Casper Smart, Jennifer Lopez: Are They Back Together?

Casper Smart and Jennifer Lopez are rumored to be back together again, although neither has officially confirmed their relationship status. During a chat with Ellen DeGeneres on her show on Friday, J-Lo came as close as anyone has thus far to defining their relationship. “Have you ever been at a point in your life where you don’t know? Like, you’re …

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Ryan Seacrest Reacts to News of ‘American Idol’ Cancellation

Ryan Seacrest, the only constant player on American Idol since its inception, has spoken out regarding word that American Idol is ending following its 15th season, which begins in January. In a statement issued to People magazine, Ryan Seacret shared what the show has meant to him. “American Idol has been a big part of my life for so long, …

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Katharine McPhee Wishes ‘Scorpion’ Star Boyfriend Elyes Gabel a Happy Birthday

Katharine McPhee of American Idol and Smash fame wished her boyfriend, Elyes Gabel of Scorpion, a happy birthday on Friday. The singer and actress even wore a gold nameplate necklace that reads ‘Elyes’ in a photo that she shared to express those birthday wishes. “#HappyBirthday to this guy…@elyes_gabel. Give him some bday [love],” she captioned the photo. Katharine McPhee was …

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‘American Idol’ Ending With Season 15, Did ‘The Voice’ Cause Its Demise?

American Idol is coming to an end following its 15th season, which is scheduled to begin in January. Do you suppose The Voice played a role in its demise? The singing competition show was the first of its kind, and was initially met with a huge viewership. After NBC introduced The Voice, however, the ratings plummeted. Us Weekly reports that …

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Nikki Reed Bares Bottom in String Bikini While Honeymooning With Ian Somerhalder

Nikki Reed bared her bottom in a sexy string bikini while honeymooning in Mexico with her new hubby Ian Somerhalder. Us Weekly reports that Ian Somerhalder was never far from Nikki Reed’s side. The Vampire Diaries star likely wanted to enjoy the best view around–that of his bride’s curves highlighted with a thong. Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed got married …

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Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder Enjoy Mexican Honeymoon

Nikki Reed and her new Vampire Diaries husband Ian Somerhalder are enjoying a romantic honeymoon in Mexico. Between lounging on the sand and playing in the surf, the newlyweds managed to snap some photos of their adventure. People magazine reports that Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed tied the knot on April 26th. The wedding took place at Topanga Canyon in …

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Ian Somerhalder, Nikki Reed Share Photo from Mexican Honeymoon

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed are enjoying a sun and surf-loving honeymoon in Mexico. The Vampire Diaries star and his bride are enjoying some time away in the coastal town of Tulum, Mexico. According to a report from People magazine, Nikki Reed became Mrs. Ian Somerhalder on April 26th at Topanga Canyon in Malibu, California. The two were first spotted …

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David Archuleta Apologizes for Tweet That Sounded Anti-Gay

David Archuleta, an American Idol contestant from the show’s seventh season, is apologizing for a tweet he sent that may have been perceived as anti-gay. Some took his message to indicate his support for Indiana’s homophobic Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Archuleta, who is a Mormon, and recently completed a two-year mission to Chile, shared a quote from Mormon church leader …

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Kellie Pickler and Hubby Cast in CMT Reality Show

Kellie Pickler and her husband Kyle Jacobs have been cast in an upcoming CMT reality show called I Love Kellie Pickler. Produced by Ryan Seacrest, the show will follow the lives of the former American Idol star and her songwriter husband. It is set to premiere in September. Brian Philips is the CMT president. He says the network has long …

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Brittany Kerr, Jason Aldean Tie the Knot in Mexico

Brittany Kerr and country singer Jason Aldean tied the knot on Saturday in Mexico. The couple confirmed their marriage in a statement for Us Weekly. Jason Aldean proposed to the former American Idol contestant and former NBA cheerleader back in September after they dated for about two years. “This is the best day ever–I’ve got my girl here, my friends, …

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Tracy Chapman Vs. Kelly Clarkson: Who Did “Give Me One Reason” Better?

Tracy Chapman is legendary in the world of blues and folk artists and really made a name for herself in the 90’s as one of the best voices out there. However, there has now been a challenge issued by Kelly Clarkson to Tracy Chapman. Ok, not really. Tracy Chapman and Kelly Clarkson probably really admire and respect each other. Kelly …

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Carrie Underwood: It’s A Boy for Country Singer and Hockey Star Husband

Carrie Underwood and her husband, hockey player Mike Fisher, welcomed a baby boy to their world on Saturday. Of course whenever celebrities announce the birth of a baby, the first question that comes to mind involves the new baby’s name. Fortunately Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher were wise when naming their son. Not only did they choose a beautiful name, …

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Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo Sign on to ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

Paula Abdul and Jason Derulo are coming on board as judges for the upcoming 12th season of So You Think You Can Dance. Fox confirmed the pair this week. Abdul and Derulo will join veteran judge Nigel Lythgoe. Longtime judge Mary Murphy isn’t returning to the show. Jason Derulo, who is 25, has served as a guest judge, performed on …

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Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder Engaged: Romance Clicked from the Start

Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder are engaged, and fans who look back at their romance can easily see that it clicked from the very start. E! News revisited their whirlwind courtship (the two only dated for a few months before becoming engaged–and they were living together in Atlanta after just three weeks of dating) and found proof that it was …

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Nikki Reed Engaged to Ian Somerhalder, What Does Nina Dobrev Think?

Nikki Reed of Twilight fame is engaged to Ian Somerhalder. She and the Vampire Diaries star have only been dating for about six months. Prior to that, Somerhalder dated longtime girlfriend Nina Dobrev, who was also his costar. How do you suppose she feels since learning her ex-boyfriend’s news? “She accepted with glee,” a source told Us Weekly of Ian …

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Kimberly Caldwell Shares Wedding Day Photos On Instagram

Kimberly Caldwell got married in Palm Springs over the holidays, and she’s been sharing photos of her gorgeous Gatsby-inspired nuptials on Instagram to make us all jealous. The former American Idol star married soccer player Jordan Harvey at the Bougainvillea Estates on New Year’s Eve, where they stayed for a week with their families. “We were fortunate enough to stay …

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Hannah Blackwell Says ‘Yes’ to ‘American Idol’ Phillip Phillips

Hannah Blackwell and season 11 American Idol Phillip Phillips are engaged. The ‘Home’ singer popped the question at Christmas, and his girlfriend–the two met several years back when they were both serving as volunteers–said yes. Both hailing from Georgia, Phillips talked with American Idol host Ryan Seacrest about his relationship with Blackwell back in 2012 when he was competing on …

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Jimmy Kimmel Issues Challenge to Ryan Seacrest

Jimmy Kimmel issued a challenge to Ryan Seacrest–one he felt was kind of necessary for the man who works all the time. If he isn’t hosting American Idol, he’s doing his own radio show. In between he fields phone calls from celebrities like Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, and more. And don’t forget, he also serves as executive producer on a …

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