1. 'Idol' Finalist Kristi Lee Cook Inks Record Deal

    July 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Season seven "American Idol" finalist Kristy Lee Cook has signed with 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville. The Oregon native, who is preparing for the American Idols Live! Tour 2008, will team with songwri Season seven "American Idol" finalist Kristy Lee Cook has signed with 19…

  2. David Cook Triumphs On 'American Idol'

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amid deafening applause, David Cook was crowned the seventh "American Idol" last night (May 21) at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre. The 25-year-old Blue Springs, Mo., native earned 56% of the record 97.5 m Amid deafening applause, David Cook was crowned the seventh "American…

  3. The Billboard Q&A: 'American Idol' Top 10

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As season seven draws to a close on May 21, Billboard.com pulls aside each of the top 10 finalists for a bit of history, reflection on their AI experience and each contestant's hopes and dreams for th As season seven draws to a close on May 21, Billboard.com's Fred Bronson got the…

  4. The Billboard Q&A: AI Finalist Kristy Lee Cook

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kristy Lee Cook may be from Oregon, but she gave her AI appearance a hearty Texas try. The 24-year-old talks to Billboard on her experiences in the Lone Star State, being formerly signed to a major an Kristy Lee Cook may be from Oregon, but she gave her AI appearance a hearty Texas try. The…

  5. The Billboard Q&A: AI Finalist Ramiele Malubay

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At only 4'11", Ramiele Malubay packs a mean punch with her big voice. Born in the Middle East, almost becoming Mulan and bracing for the tour, the spunky 24 reveals more about her experience on AI. At only 4'11", Ramiele Malubay packs a mean punch with her big voice. Born…

  6. The Offspring Offer Free Single, New Album

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Offspring has announced a June 17 street date for its new Columbia effort “Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace” and the offering of a free download of first single “Hammerhead.” The Offspring has announced a June 17 street date for its new Columbia effort “Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace” and the…

  7. Kristy Lee Cook Voted Off 'American Idol'

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The "American Idol" competition was narrowed down to six remaining hopefuls Wednesday (April 16) after Kristy Lee Cook was voted home. The 24-year-old native of Selma, Ore.'s country charm helped her The "American Idol" competition was narrowed down to six remaining…

  8. Billboard Bits: New Kids/Zootopia, River To River, Emmylou Harris

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunited New Kids On The Block's first gig in 14 years will take place May 17 at New York radio station Z100's annual Zootopia concert. The reunited New Kids On The Block's first gig in 14 years will take place May 17 at New York radio station Z100's annual Zootopia…

  9. Ten Secrets About An American Idol Taping

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sure, for most people, "American Idol" is a fun way to spend two nights a week on the couch, groaning at every off-key note and appalling fashion choice. But for the studio audience, it is a lot more Sure, for most people, "American Idol" is a fun way to spend two nights a…

  10. 'American Idol' Whittles Down To Final 12

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST The top 12 "American Idol" finalists include an actress, a "Star Search" champion, an Australian, a male stripper and someone who already recorded a debut album. The top 12 "American Idol" finalists include an actress, a "Star Search" champion, an…

  11. Top 24 Contestants Set For 'American Idol'

    February 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST The tears flowed on "American Idol" last night (Feb. 13) as the show trimmed the competition to 24 semifinalists. The tears flowed on "American Idol" last night (Feb. 13) as the show trimmed the competition to 24 semifinalists. They were mostly happy tears for the 12 guys…

  12. Adler Holding Out Hope For Guns N' Roses Reunion

    July 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the big "Appetite For Destruction" 20th anniversary show behind him, original Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler is looking forward to taking his Adler's Appetite band worldwide. But he's also ho With the big "Appetite For Destruction" 20th anniversary…

  13. Emmylou Harris Prepping Boxed Set, New Album

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but patient fans will be rewarded in the coming months with two new releases, Billboard.com can reveal. It has been four years since Emmylou Harris' last studio album, but patient fans will be rewarded in the coming…

  14. Coldplay Drafts Eno To Produce Fourth Album

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Coldplay has drafted Brian Eno to produce its fourth album, Eno revealed today (Jan. 26) in an interview on BBC Radio 4's "Front Row." A Coldplay spokesperson was unavailable for comment at deadline. Coldplay has drafted Brian Eno to produce its fourth album, Eno revealed today…

  15. Chart Beat

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses Kimberley Locke, other American Idols, Incubus and more! 'JINGLE' ALL THE WAY: It's beginning to look a lot like Kimberley Locke has a lock on Christmas. For the second year in a row, she tops the Adult Contemporary chart with a seasonal song written in the 19th…

  16. Billboard Bits: Bowling For Soup, Robert Pollard, Monk Jazz Competition

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bowling For Soup will release its next album, "The Great Burrito Extortion Case," Nov. 7 via Jive. Bowling For Soup will release its next album, "The Great Burrito Extortion Case," Nov. 7 via Jive. First single "High School Never Ends" will hit U.S. radio outlets…

  17. Ritter Gets Political On 'Animal Years'

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Josh Ritter will release his fourth full-length, "The Animal Years," this spring. Singer/songwriter Josh Ritter will release his fourth full-length, "The Animal Years," this spring. Due April 11 via V2, the album was inspired by his reaction to the…

  18. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Dierks…

  19. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Dec. 20-26)

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 20-26) HOLIDAY HOME STRETCH: This is it... Christmas comes this week, so it's the last hurrah for holiday programming. And there's quite a bit to stoke your Yule log, to boot. On Wednesday, CBS…

  20. 52TunesOnTV

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 20-26, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 20 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist: Madonna. "Today," NBC Featured artist: Chris Isaak (also scheduled: Sigourney Weaver). "The View," ABC Featured…

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