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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in May

It’s gonna be…well, actually May has come and gone, making those *NSYNC memes feel all too fleeting. Along with the memes and final bouts of cool weather went another month of entertainment news stories that had plenty of us talking. This month, we dive in to new couples, a royal wedding, and at least one […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: May 2018

Between American Idol‘s latest season wrapping up, summer tours and music festivals, and new music, there’s plenty happening in the lives of your favorite contestants from the Idol universe. There’s so much going on that it’s hard to keep up, but lucky for you we’ve compiled all the news from May and every upcoming event into one […]

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You Can Call Me Al: Paul Simon’s Accidental Impact on My Life in 6 Songs

On Friday May 18 at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, the legendary Paul Simon performed in concert for probably the last time on his Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour. I had seen him twice before with my mother in 2003 when he reunited with Art Garfunkel for the Old Friends tour, and again in […]

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3 Memorable Moments From the ‘American Idol’ Finale

For American Idol fans, it may have felt like they’ve been holding their breath since the moment the show’s first season on ABC kicked off back in March. A million questions about the show’s return were begging for an answer, and as the competition played itself out over the course of the next two months, we […]

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Album Review: Trent Harmon Bares His Soul With ‘You Got ‘Em All’

Perhaps we should have known all along that Trent Harmon would be a different kind of American Idol winner. When the Mississippi native was crowned the show’s “last” champion during its final season on FOX, his swan song was not the inspirational ballads of years’ prior, but instead a sultry number — entitled “Falling” — penned by […]

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3 of the Best Moments From ‘American Idol’ as Top 5 Perform Carrie Underwood Hits

As Ryan Seacrest himself said during American Idol‘s Sunday night broadcast, “it all comes down to this.” From the auditions, to the grueling test of Hollywood Week to the judges’ cuts and live votes, the Top 5 contestants would be narrowed down to just three based on the real-time results of America’s vote and those three […]

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3 of the Best Moments From ‘American Idol’ as Top 7 Pay Tribute to Prince

On Sunday night, American Idol fans were giving another two hours worth of performances to consider in deciding which five contestants deserved to advance from the Top 7. Once again, Idol opened the voting to the entire country during the two-hour broadcast and, after everyone had performed twice, the results were finally delivered. The contestants […]

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3 of the Best Moments From the ‘American Idol’ Live Top 10 Disney Show

It was a night to remember as American Idol transported us to the world of Disney during Sunday night’s show. After visiting the theme park in California, the contestants were mentored by Frozen star Idina Menzel before performing the Disney song of their choice. Judge Katy Perry even spent the night dressed as Snow White. But the tension […]

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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in April

April has come and gone, and it certainly offered plenty to talk about from Hollywood. New babies, a few splits, and even the loss of some famous faces occurred this month. Here’s what in April…

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: April 2018

There’s lots going on in the American Idol universe with the new season having just announced its Top 10, while also spotlighting Idol alum in their weekly “American Idol Icons” segment, all eyes are on the show and, by extension, its alumnus to succeed. With that in mind, many of the ex-contestants have been looking to make […]

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4 of the Best Moments From the ‘American Idol’ Top 10 Reveal

It’s hard to believe we’re already nearing the two-month mark in American Idol‘s triumphant return and have now learned the names of our Top 10. Last week, the judges put through the last seven members of the Top 14 and this past Sunday, they sang for America’s votes before advancing to the Top 10 — or, […]

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5 of the Best Moments From the Second Round of ‘American Idol’ Top 24 Performances

Last week, we saw the judges start to form the Top 14 for American Idol‘s new season by adding seven singers to its list of finalists. Cade, Catie, Jonny, Michael, Michelle, Dennis, and Gabby all earned their place in that elite group. This week, the remaining 12 semi-finalists performed solos and duets as well, but […]

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Carrie Underwood Marks Empowering Return With New Single ‘Cry Pretty’

Touted one of the most anticipated releases of 2018, Carrie Underwood returns with “Cry Pretty,” her first solo single since 2016’s “Dirty Laundry.”

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5 of the Best Moments From the First Round of ‘American Idol’ Top 24 Performances

During last week’s Monday night broadcast of Idol the judges announced the Top 24. This week, we got to see half of them perform solos on Sunday night and then duets with celebrity musicians on Monday night. As is always the case on the first night of the semi-finals, we saw some high highs and low […]

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Top 5 Moments as ‘American Idol’ Judges Announce the Top 24

There’s something to be said about American Idol‘s swift pace in the age of the short attention span. The show is less than a month into its revival and already we have a fully formed group of 24 semi-finalists, one of which will be crowned the next American Idol just a few weeks from now. During Idol‘s Sunday […]

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