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Jul 31

‘American Idol’ auditions go virtual with “Idol Across America” August 10

Courtesy ABCSince filling hotel ballrooms or stadiums with screaming — and singing — hopefuls is no longer an option amid the COVID-19 pandemic, American Idol is taking its auditions on the road virtually for the spring 2021 edition of the show. Starting August 10, the show will kick off its “Idol Across America” remote auditions, …

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Jul 17

The American Music Awards are set for November 2020

dick clark productionsThe American Music Awards are a go this year. ABC and dick clark productions announced Friday that the three-hour ceremony is set to air Sunday, November 22 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. It’s not yet known how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the show. Details regarding the production of the telecast will …

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Jul 01

Are Gwen and Blake planning to tie the knot this summer?

NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty ImagesThey’re not even engaged, but US Weekly claims that longtime partners Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are so eager to get married that they may tie the knot this summer. The mag quotes a source as saying the couple is “keen to make it happen as soon as possible,” but …

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May 11

‘American Idol’ recap: The Top 7 take on Disney

ABCIt was time to narrow the competition down to seven as American Idol tackled Disney on Sunday’s episode.  Host Ryan Seacrest, along with judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan, and Lionel Richie, appeared virtually from their respective homes, as did all of the remaining 11 contestants. Once again Katy donned an oversized costume but this time her golden-haired pup joined in on the …

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May 09

Report: Little Richard, founding father of rock ‘n roll, dead at 87

J. Shearer/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Little Richard, the flamboyant, envelope-pushing musician whose wild performance style and appearance helped set the blueprint for rock and roll, has died, Rolling Stone reports.  He was 87.  His son, Danny Penniman, confirmed his death to the publication.  No cause of death was given. His string of hits, starting with 1956’s …

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May 09

Little Richard, founding father of rock ‘n roll, dead at 87

J. Shearer/WireImage Little Richard, the flamboyant, envelope-pushing musician whose wild performance style and appearance helped set the blueprint for rock and roll, has died, ABC News has confirmed via his agent. He was 87. Rolling Stone was the first to report the death, via Richard’s son, Danny Penniman.  No cause of death was given. His …

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May 08

Maren Morris re-lives unforgettable live show moments with ‘Maren Morris Live from Chicago’ EP

Courtesy Amazon MusicBetween the COVID-19 pandemic and having a new baby at home, Maren Morris hasn’t been able to perform for her fans lately. Now, she’s re-living the first-ever stop on her 2019 Girl: The World Tour with a new live EP recorded at her Chicago tour date. “Feeling so nostalgic for shows lately, so here’s a few tracks …

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Apr 20

‘American Idol’ at home: four weeks, multiple eliminations, celebrity guests & only one live moment

ABC/Gavin BondThis Sunday night, April 26, American Idol will return with new shows, but thanks to social distancing and quarantine, they’ll be unlike any previous season of the show. According to Variety, Ryan Seacrest will anchor the show from his house, using the original American Idol desk from the show’s run on Fox, which he …

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Apr 14

‘The Voice’ recap: Nick Jonas eats his own words as James Taylor takes on the task of Mega Mentor

Tyler Golden/NBCMonday marked the start of the Knockout Rounds on The Voice — the final step competitors must take before making it to the coveted live rounds. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer James Taylor served as this year’s “Mega Mentor,” joining coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Nick Jonas and Blake Shelton to mentor the artists as they head into their biggest challenge yet. With each …

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Apr 03

Colbie Caillat and longtime fiance split, will still work together: “We will continue to be best friends”

Jim Spellman/Getty ImagesAfter a decade together, Colbie Caillat and her fiance, Justin Kawika Young, have decided to end their relationship — but they’ll continue working together. In an Instagram post, the couple writes, “This is difficult for us to share, but we want to be honest with you all. After 10 wonderful years, Justin and …

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