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Album Review: ‘Paranoia’ Signifies a New Era for ‘Idol’ Winner Lee DeWyze

As American Idol gears up to premiere its 16th season on ABC beginning March 11, it’s hard to believe that Season 9, the season where the grouchy but honest Simon Cowell left the juggernaut show, was almost eight years ago. That season was the same season where Lee DeWyze, the underdog painter from Mount Prospect, Illinois, […]

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David Cook Enters Brave New Stages in 2018

What is David Cook‘s recipe for success? For the pop-rock musician and American Idol Season 7 winner, it’s all about delivering constant surprises. Just as Idol prepares for its revival this March, Cook is prepped and ready to head in a few new and unexplored musical territories himself, including a new album and stage to usher […]

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Artists Spotlight: RIVVRS, Veronica Bianqui and Halo Circus

Looking for new artists to add to your Spotify playlists? We’ve got you covered! In this Artist Spotlight roundup, we feature a few up-and-coming independent musicians in Americana, bluesy pop-rock, and electropop that you’ll be hearing more from this year and beyond. Meet RIVVRS, Veronica Bianqui and Halo Circus.

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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in January

Although we’re only a few weeks into 2018, the year has certainly delivered more than its fair share of entertainment news stories. This month, we have a new celeb baby, a veteran comedian celebrates another year, and a whole batch of new awards shows. Without further ado, here are the top stories from Hollywood in […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: January 2018

The dawn of the new year means we’re that much closer to the start of the new season of “American Idol” on ABC. To get you up to speed on your favorite artists, we have your rundown of all things “Idol” to kick the year off.

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5 of the Biggest and Best Moments from the 2018 Grammy Awards

After almost 15 years, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards returned to New York City last night to deliver one of the biggest and best musical events audiences have seen. While the Grammy Awards also doubled as a stage for the recent #MeToo and #TimesUp movement, it remained like any high-profile, beloved ceremony, full of incredible performances […]

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Album Review: Phillip Phillips Gives His All With ‘Collateral’

What a name, what a talent! Phillip Phillips, the artist with the unforgettable name and undeniable talent, is back and better than ever. The singer-songwriter-guitarist, who rose to fame as the winner of the eleventh season of American Idol, is a fighter. From battling through health issues during his Idol run to holding 19 Entertainment […]

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Artist Spotlight: Tim Myers

In the 10 years since launching his solo music career, Southern California born and raised musician Tim Myers has racked up a long list of accomplishments.

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: December 2017

It may be already be 2018 across the globe, but we’ll have to go back in time a little to talk about the Idol news that graced our social media pages in the last month of the year. 2018 signifies a new year and new life for the hit reality show, with the new season […]

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Our Top Picks for the Best Albums of 2017

A lot went down in the past 12 months, that it’s kind of hard to remember what life sounded like before it. But this year presented a discography from a number of artists that was full of emotion, fury and resistance. In what might be a major sigh of relief around the world, 2017 is […]

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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in November

Remember, remember, all the Hollywood headlines that happened in November. This month saw highs and lows, from the loss of a legend to a royal engagement! Let’s take a look at the biggest stories from the entertainment industry in November!

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: November 2017

Last month ended on a hilarious note when Kelly Ripa impersonated her Live co-host Ryan Seacrest by dressing up as him for Halloween. This month, our Idol contestants and new judges alike have been busy as the holiday season approaches and the shows ramps up for its return on March 11 next year. Let’s find out what they’ve been […]

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The Best New Christmas Albums of 2017

Now that the turkey has been gobbled down and the Black Friday shopping frenzy has calmed down, the countdown to the days leading up to Christmas officially begins! As you start to get into the holiday spirit by decorating your home, trimming the tree, and wrapping presents for your loved ones, you’re gonna need a […]

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Concert Review: Al Stewart Brings His ‘Year of the Cat’ Tour to Edmonds

It’s rare to be able to hear one of your favorite albums played live all the way through, but I was lucky enough to experience this when British folk musician Al Stewart brought his Year of the Cat tour to the Edmonds Center for the Arts in Edmonds, Washington on Friday night. Joined by Chicago area […]

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Write On! A Playlist to Keep You Going During NaNoWriMo

November means National Novel Writing Month is in full swing, but keeping pace to write a novel of 50,000 words in 30 days is hard work. It’s easy to become demotivated and put off writing in favor of other things, only to fall behind and become further demotivated because of it. For many people, listening […]

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