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‘American Idol’ is Back… on ABC!

“American Idol” is coming back thanks to ABC, who has promised audiences a “bigger, better, bolder Idol.” But fans are wondering now what changes the network will make to their beloved show.

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: April 2017

Idol fans will remember that April 7, 2017 marked one year since Idol crowned the winner of its farewell season. Some fans even say that the show has been teasing it’s return with tweets about auditioning, but even a year out from the show’s conclusion, there’s still plenty to talk about with the shows alumni from month to […]

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Album Review: Betty Who’s ‘The Valley’ is the Album of the Summer

Every year, music critics and listeners alike debate, what the song of the summer will be. Will it be that hit you can’t get out of your head like Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”? Or will it be more introspective like ex-One Directioner Harry Styles’ “Sign of the Times”? Or maybe something more literal, like […]

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Album Review: Colton Dixon Reveals His ‘Identity’ on New Album

It’s very difficult to go through the experience of being on television in front of millions of people, be thrust into the music industry to churn out a record and remain true to oneself. It’s challenging enough to do this in the world we are living in — to not only  uphold your own values […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: March 2017

If American Idol had aired a 16th season, we’d be a few weeks into the finals right now with a little less than a dozen contestants left vying for that title. In a good season, we’d have more than a couple viable contenders left, so lets talk now about a few of those who made […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: February 2017

With award season coming to a close we now head into March, which means spring has sprung and with it Idol news of tours and new tunes in anticipation for the summer months, so let’s see what your favorite alum have been up to…

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: January 2017

It’s been over a year since the final season of American Idol kicked off and the auditions graced our TV screens and fans are still mourning the loss of the show, but hopefully our monthly round-up of Idol news can help cheer you up with some new music, new shows and other news from the […]

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Review: Netflix’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

If you’re reading this, you probably didn’t heed the warning given to viewers in the theme song to Netflix’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (ASOUE) which told viewers to look away. The series, an adaptation of author Lemony Snicket’s book series of the same name, sought to bring the gloomy story of the three Baudelaire […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: December 2016

The new year is upon us and what a year it’s been. Normally, around this time, we’d be gearing up for a new season of Idol, but not this year. Hollywood Life reports that J. Lo is holding out hope that the hit show will return in a few years, but until then, I bring […]

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Review: Netflix’s ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life’

There is no magic formula for what makes a successful television show. Good writing and a good cast helps, but sometimes it’s all about timing and luck. There’s a certain kind of magic involved in captivating an entire audience week after week with stories about fictional characters, but that’s what Gilmore Girls did and is still […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: November 2016

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but our Idols our still delightful. Yes, with Thanksgiving in the books, the Holiday season is upon us and that means an influx of new Idol tunes, as well as some other news from our alumni. Let’s check out what they had in store for us this month and […]

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Album Review: The Voice’s Barrett Baber Stands out In ‘A Room Full of Fighters’

If you’ve ever wondered what country music is all about, you could have tuned into the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Awards last week and you would have figured it out pretty quickly. Alternatively, you could listen to Barrett Baber’s album “A Room Full of Fighters” and you’d get the same impression. The country […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: October 2016

Halloween is upon us, but there’s nothing scary about the Idol news we got from our talented alum this season. From new music to new babies, the show’s cast delivered some tricks and some treats for us to consider to lets get right to talking about those…

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OneRepublic’s New Album Makes Fans Say ‘Oh My My’

It’s only natural for a foodie and music lover like me to compare the two: Imagine you’re at a restaurant you’ve never been to. They bring you the menu and you see your favorite dish on it: fettuccine alfredo. You order it because you know, roughly, what you’re going to get. No surprises. They bring […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: September 2016

Fall is officially here! Pumpkin spice lattes, warm sweaters and hopefully some new Idol tunes to keep us cozy as the days get shorter and the weather gets cooler. Let’s check out what the show’s talented alum have been up to as the leaves have been changing…

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