1. Hear First Remix of Hillary Clinton's Unofficial Theme Song 'Stronger Together': Exclusive

    August 18, 2016 2:18 PM EDT The original version debuted at the DNC. The inspiring and motivational song " Stronger Together ," sung by American Idol  finalist  Jessica Sanchez , had its debut at the Democratic National Convention following Hillary Clinton's speech. The anthemic song was written and…

  2. 'American Idol' Jessica Sanchez Releases Anthem for Hillary Clinton

    August 01, 2016 12:33 AM EDT Hillary Clinton supporters eager to purchase Jessica Sanchez ‘s anthem recorded for her presidential campaign don't have to wait any longer. “Stronger Together”-- which debuted July 26 at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia - - is now available to download from iTunes. …

  3. Jessica Sanchez Talks DNC Anthem for Hillary Clinton: 'This is the Time for Us to Play Our Part'

    July 28, 2016 9:10 PM EDT Jessica Sanchez made a big splash Tuesday night with the debut of the anthem, "Stronger Together" at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, so much so that the song is hitting the campaign trail with Hillary Clinton. Sanchez said she was asked to record the song-written…

  4. Adios, 'American Idol': Remembering the Top 10 Latin Moments on the Show

    May 11, 2015 4:43 PM EDT With the sad (yet not entirely shocking) news that American Idol is ending after its 15th season, it's the perfect time to revisit the most memorable moments featuring Latinos (or classic tunes by Latin artists sung by hopeful contestants) on the defining reality TV singing competition. …

  5. The Beatles, U2, Eminem, One Direction Contribute To 'Songs For The Philippines' Relief Album

    November 26, 2013 5:22 AM EST The recorded music industry is responding to the disastrous typhoon in the Philippines with a fundraising compilation which features the biggest names in the business. The Beatles, Bob Dylan, U2, Eminem, One Direction and Katy Perry are among the superstars who have contributed tracks for the…

  6. Former 'Idol' Jessica Sanchez Readies New Album, Set for 'Glee'

    April 03, 2013 4:05 PM EDT Jessica Sanchez returned to the "American Idol" stage last month where she debuted her new single "Tonight" -- a collaboration with Ne-Yo. The 17-year-old California-native also showed off her newly-refined dance moves. Following the show, Sanchez revealed that her…

  7. Jessica Sanchez Wraps Debut Album, Talks 'Dancey' Single, 'Glee' and Eminem

    January 16, 2013 11:15 AM EST Debut Album Completed, First Single To Drop "American Idol" fans can expect new material from Jessica Sanchez soon. Billboard recently caught up with the Season 11 runner-up, who revealed that her debut album is completed and can be expected sometime this spring and that its…

  8. 'American Idol' Winner Lee DeWyze Gets Married

    July 23, 2012 11:05 AM EDT With this week's news that "American Idol" season 11 finalists Jessica Sanchez and DeAndre Brackensick made a love connection on the summer tour, comes word that another "Idol" alum is officially off the market. Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze said "I do" to his…

  9. American Idols Live! Tour Kicks Off with High-Energy Detroit Show

    July 07, 2012 12:50 PM EDT The "American Idol" finalists reward after a grueling season of competition? A summer "vacation" spending 11 weeks on the road together. But at least there are no longer judges or mentors, no caustic comments, no fan votes. And Ryan Seacrest exists solely in video form.…

  10. Phillip Phillips Out of Hospital After Kidney Surgery

    June 12, 2012 11:25 AM EDT Days after having kidney surgery, "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips is out of the hospital and back in action. The 21-year-old singer-songwriter underwent a nearly seven-hour operation last Wednesday to remove massive kidney stones that sidelined him during his otherwise…

  11. 'American Idol' Winner Phillip Phillips Undergoes Surgery

    June 07, 2012 1:25 PM EDT The Singer-Songwriter Will Soon Embark on Season 11's Summer Tour After a painful several weeks, "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips has undergone surgery to remove massive kidney stones that sidelined him during his run on the Fox competition. "Surgery went well, he&…

  12. John Mayer Earns Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    May 30, 2012 2:10 PM EDT John Mayer 's "Born and Raised" album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 219,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the singer/songwriter's third No. 1 set, following 2009's "Battle Studies" and 2003's …

  13. Weekly Chart Notes: Adam Lambert, 'Glee,' Karmin

    May 25, 2012 11:45 AM EDT Lambert is the seventh 'American Idol' graduate to reach the Billboard 200 summit Something for newly-crowned "American Idol" champion Phillip Phillips (and runner-up Jessica Sanchez) to shoot for: NEXT TOP OF THE POP CHARTS: As it leads the Billboard Hot 100 for a sixth…

  14. 'American Idol' Has Lowest-Rated Finale Ever

    May 24, 2012 1:05 PM EDT Predictably coming short of seasons past, the "American Idol" finale did score a sizable victory on Wednesday night, pulling a 6.1 rating among adults 18-49 and 20.7 million viewers according to fast affiliate ratings. Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol' Season 11…

  15. Top 11 Moments of 'American Idol' Season 11

    May 24, 2012 12:00 PM EDT The 2012 edition of "American Idol" had what many called one of the most talented crop of singers in the show's recent memory. In the end, it was Georgia's guitar-picking Phillip Phillips taking home the victory , with young diva Jessica Sanchez claiming the runner-up spot…

  16. Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol' Season 11

    May 23, 2012 10:40 PM EDT During the long, grueling "American Idol" season, Phillip Phillips was never once revealed to be in the group of lowest vote-getters on the show. On Wednesday night, his name was finally announced -- but for a totally different reason. The Leesburg, Ga. native became the 11th winner…

  17. Richard Marx Celebrates 25 Years on Billboard Charts

    May 23, 2012 9:05 AM EDT The pop singer/songwriter first reached a Billboard survey 25 years ago today "When I look back, I see a guy - with a mullet - who was so self-conscious physically. I had no performing experience when I made my first record." At a recent visit to Billboard's New York studios,…

  18. 'American Idol' Recap: Phillip Edges Jessica in Final Performances

    May 22, 2012 11:00 PM EDT The opening of Tuesday night's episode of "American Idol" presented the juxtaposition and similarities between the two remaining finalists. They both came from different sides of the United States, but of course shared the same common dream: becoming the winner of the show'…

  19. 'American Idol': Joshua Ledet Goes Home

    May 18, 2012 9:45 AM EDT Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips Continue on to Compete in Next Week's Finale For the third straight year, "American Idol" will have a guy-girl matchup in its finale. Joshua Ledet both crooned and downright shrieked his way into the top three this year, showing a passion…

  20. Hollie Cavanagh's Time Runs Out on 'American Idol'

    May 11, 2012 9:25 AM EDT Final Three Is Set: Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips Hate to say it, but last night's "Idol" felt more like an exercise in prolonging the inevitable than an edge-of-your-seats reality show thriller. In the case of "American Idol" Thursday night (May…

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