1. 'American Idol' Alums James Durbin & Casey Abrams Team Up for New Lego-Inspired Video

    January 07, 2017 5:42 PM EST American Idol season 10 alums James Durbin and Casey Abrams have teamed up on a new Lego-inspired stop-motion video for Durbin's new song “Scratchers N’ Cheap Beer" from his EP  Riot on Sunset .  As Durbin wails the lyrics, "I do it for the love/I do it for the high/I do it for…

  2. See 'American Idol' Alum Casey Abrams Explore Ethiopia on 'First Time Africa'

    June 24, 2016 4:10 PM EDT American Idol season 10 alum Casey Abrams ’ pilgrimage to Ethiopia is set to debut Friday night (June 24) on the Africa Channel as part of the First Time Africa series. Abrams was invited by his old high school friend Sean Stromsoe, who was journeying to the country to film a project for…

  3. Hear 'American Idol' Alums Casey Abrams & Haley Reinhart Duet on 'Never Knew What Love Can Do'

    December 03, 2015 5:55 PM EST The song will be included on Abrams' forthcoming sophomore album, 'Tales From the Gingerbread House.' Casey Abrams was out playing a gig when he was approached by some women of a certain age who introduced themselves as "Casey's Cougars." "That’s their name,…

  4. Haley Reinhart's 'Can't Help Falling in Love' Gets Intimate New Video: Exclusive Premiere

    November 23, 2015 5:36 PM EST The video, for the song made popular in an Extra gum ad, features fellow "American Idol" alum Casey Abrams on piano. American Idol singer Haley Reinhart 's intimate rendition of Elvis Presley ’s “Can’t Help Falling in Love” is featured in the popular Extra gum commercial "…

  5. Exclusive: Watch 'American Idol' Alum Casey Abrams Host a Backyard Jam

    February 12, 2015 7:00 PM EST The season 10 singer recruits fellow alums of the Fox show for a fireside sing-along. Casey Abrams is celebrating his birthday with the release of a new video: a Laurel Canyon-esque version of his song "Great Bright Morning" (from his self-titled 2012 debut album) with his…

  6. Hear 'American Idol' Alum Casey Abrams' Jazzy Twist on Modern Rock Hit 'Stacy's Mom'

    January 03, 2015 11:14 AM EST The season-10 finalist has got it going on. It was 10 years ago that modern rock band Fountains of Wayne scored a hit single with "Stacy's Mom." Today, the song lives on thanks to American Idol alum Casey Abrams , who gives the radio favorite a jazzy twist. 'American…

  7. 'American Idol' Alums Casey Abrams, Taylor Hicks, More Remember Joe Cocker

    December 23, 2014 6:38 PM EST "To make a hit that was already a hit ... an even bigger hit, that's hard to do," said Phillip Phillips of the late singer. When Casey Abrams competed on the tenth season of American Idol , he was asked to perform music inspired by their own musical idols. Abrams didn’t even…

  8. Haley Reinhart Is Latest 'Idol' Alum to Lose Major Label Deal

    November 21, 2012 9:40 AM EST "American Idol" season 10 finalist Haley Reinhart is the latest casualty of a major label deal cut short. Interscope Records, the Universal Music Group label with exclusive rights to alumni of the Fox show, is not picking up the 22-year-old singer's option for future recordings…

  9. Chart Highlights: Ke$ha, Rihanna Blast Back Onto Pop Songs

    October 01, 2012 3:05 PM EDT The singers soar onto the chart, which Maroon 5 leads with 'One More Night.' Also: new No. 1s for Nicki Minaj, Mumford & Sons and Carlos Vives. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gainers and…

  10. Bubbling Under: Casey Abrams Arrives on AC

    July 27, 2012 9:05 AM EDT Each Friday, Chart Beat presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Casey Abrams, Chris Wallace, Hopsin and Half Mile Home Casey Abrams 2011 "American Idol" sixth-place finalist Casey…

  11. 'American Idol': No 'Sweet Day' for Shannon Magrane

    March 16, 2012 10:45 AM EDT After Jermaine Jones' disqualification Wednesday night (March 14), there was added pressure for the remaining "American Idol" contestants both that night and Thursday (March 15) to make it past the fan vote. Hearing Ryan Seacrest say the word 'safe' meant a spot on…

  12. 'Idol' Drags Out Top 24 Announcement, Reveals First 14

    February 23, 2012 11:40 AM EST "American Idol," the land of prolonged, dramatic pauses and shattered dreams. Wednesday night (Feb. 23), the singing competition announced the first 14 of its Top 24 finalists that will move on to the live shows starting next week. Along the way, we were treated with Randy Jackson,…

  13. 'American Idol' Group Round: Not for the Faint of Heart

    February 16, 2012 11:45 AM EST Finally, some singing! Following the most disease-stricken episode "Idol" has ever seen , the show returned Wednesday (Feb. 15) with that all-important element that sets this competition apart from, say, a straight-up reality show: talent. The evening was spread out over two hours,…

  14. 'American Idol' Stays Positive at Pittsburgh Auditions

    January 20, 2012 11:20 AM EST Following up Wednesday's two-hour premiere in Savannah, "American Idol" rolled into Pittsburgh last night for, surprisingly, the first time in the show's history. The first in a series of one-hour audition episodes, Thursday night's "Idol" yielded chiefly…

  15. 'Idol' Finalist James Durbin Ties the Knot

    January 03, 2012 9:20 AM EST "American Idol" finalist James Durbin has married longtime girlfriend Heidi Lowe in a New Year's Eve ceremony at the edge of a California redwood forest. The couple says in a statement that the wedding in a Santa Cruz Mountains chapel was a perfect way to kick off 2012. The…

  16. 'American Idol' Bounces Back with Smart Shake-Ups, Young Talent

    May 25, 2011 12:00 PM EDT Two teen-age country charmers -- one overtly emotional, one ridiculously calm -- head into tonight's "American Idol" finale, closing out a year in which everything went right for everyone associated with the show. After slipping last year from its pedestal as America's…

  17. Lauren Alaina & Carrie Underwood to Duet on 'Idol' Finale, More Performance Spoilers

    May 25, 2011 9:25 AM EDT If part one of the "American Idol" finale left you a little underwhelmed, season 10's two-hour second act shows much more promise, if not for the duets alone. THR has learned of some very interesting pairings in store for tonight's show, airing live from L.A.'s Nokia…

  18. 'American Idol' Awards: The Best & Worst of Season 10

    May 24, 2011 6:30 PM EDT Fellow "American Idol" fans: We've spent four months and countless hours obsessing over the biggest show on TV -- that's right, the same show that everyone said was dead last May! -- but alas, it's time to put another season in the books. And what a season it was:…

  19. Jennifer Lopez's Mic Malfunction Prompts Encore at KIIS-FM's Wango Tango

    May 16, 2011 8:40 AM EDT KIIS FM's annual summer blowout has become a huge draw, not just for listeners around the Los Angeles area, but for pop artists vying for heavy rotation spins on the hit station. So it's no surprise that Wango Tango, now in its 14th year, pulled out the big guns at downtown L.A.&…

  20. Miley Cyrus Covers Nirvana: Better Than Casey Abrams?

    May 03, 2011 1:50 PM EDT We've seen Miley Cyrus channel her inner rock goddess before, and on her latest Gypsy Heart Tour, she's at it again. Cyrus covered the Nirvana classic "Smells Like Teen Spirit" at the tour's kickoff on Apr. 29 in Quito, Ecuador. Watch below. Before ripping into the…

Pages