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May 20

2018 “Billboard” Music Awards — Complete Winners List

Dick Clark Productions The Billboard Music Awards took place Sunday night at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Kelly Clarkson hosted the ceremony, which featured performances by Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera, Demi Lovato, Dua Lipa, Camila Cabello and more. Many of the winners were announced hours prior to the telecast, with the big awards being revealed during …

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May 18

Ahead of Sunday night’s show, hear the “American Idol” Top 3 finalists’ new singles now

ABC/Eric McCandlessThe first installment of the two-night American Idol finale airs this Sunday on ABC, but the three remaining contestants have already released the songs that will be their “coronation singles,” should they be crowned the winner on Monday night. Maddie Poppe’s song “Gone Gone Gone,” is an upbeat, folk-influenced modern pop song that suits …

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May 14

“American Idol” contestants sing Carrie Underwood hits and celebrate Mother’s Day, as the top 3 are revealed

ABC/Eric McCandlessIn honor of Mother’s Day, the American Idol Top 5 finalists sang songs dedicated to moms, in addition to performing from the catalogue of American Idol alum and seven-time Grammy-winner Carrie Underwood. At the end of the show, the contestants learned that Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Gabby Barrett and Maddie Poppe were moving on to the finals. Michael J. Woodard and Cade Foehner were sent home. The Top 5 …

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Apr 09

Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood support each other on Twitter

Vincent Peters/ABC/Image Group LAWho’s the most iconic American Idol winner — Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood?  The answer is, don’t even ask that question unless you want to annoy both of them. After a Twitter feed called The Tylt tweeted out that exact question and asked fans to vote, Kelly replied, “I think we’re both …

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Apr 01

Taylor Swift surprises fans, shoots whiskey at Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe

John Shearer/Getty Images for 13 ManagementTaylor Swift may be gearing up for a stadium tour, but on Saturday night, she made an unannounced appearance at a tiny venue in the city where she got her start: Nashville As The Tennessean reports, a crowd of about 40 people were shocked when songwriter Craig Wiseman, the top-billed …

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Mar 20

Luke Bryan defends Katy Perry’s “American Idol” kiss: “Our hearts are in the right place”

ABC/Mark LevineAfter the premiere of American Idol last week, some viewers were in an uproar over the fact that judge Katy Perry kissed contestant Ben Glaze on the lips after he said he’d never been smooched.  Now, fellow judge Luke Bryan is defending Katy, saying she’s just trying to “make fun TV.” Glaze told several …

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Mar 12

Welcome back, “American Idol”: Luke, Katy & Lionel find talent in four cities

ABC/Eric LiebowitzAmerican Idol is back to sing another day. The show’s two-hour premiere Sunday night on its new network, ABC, showed a kinder, gentler side of the singing competition, which previously ran for 15 seasons on Fox. Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan are at the judges’ table this time around and fortunately — …

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Feb 01

Shania Twain decides NOW is the time to tour Down Under

Mercury NashvilleShania Twain’s NOW Tour doesn’t kick off until May 3 in Tacoma, Washington, but she’s already extending it. The pop/country superstar will travel Down Under for eight dates at the end of the year, starting November 30 in Perth, Australia. This will be her first time playing Australia in nearly twenty years; then, she’ll …

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Jan 29

Which Grammy-winner from Sunday night played the first sound you hear on Justin Timberlake’s album?

RCA RecordsOn Friday, Justin Timberlake released “Say Something,” a duet with his pal, country star Chris Stapleton, from his upcoming album Man of the Woods.  But it turns out that Chris, who won three Grammy Awards on Sunday night, did a lot more on the album than just co-write and sing on that one song. …

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Jan 28

Grammys 2018 Winners’ List: Bruno Mars goes six for six

The Recording AcademyDespite going into the Grammys with eight nominations, JAY Z was completely shut out.  The big winner was Bruno Mars, who won six of the six Grammys he was nominated for.  Kendrick Lamar won four out of the seven Grammys he was nominated for.  Here are the winners: Record of the Year“24K Magic” …

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