1. 'American Idol' Pia Toscano Celebrates Wedding Anniversary With James Arthur Cover: Exclusive Video

    February 07, 2017 3:43 PM EST American Idol season 10 alum Pia Toscano is celebrating her one-month wedding anniversary Tuesday (Feb. 7) with the video release of her version of “Say You Won’t Let Go,” the James Arthur ballad she chose to serenade her husband with on their special day. A newlywed couple’s first dance as…

  2. 'American Idol' Alum Pia Toscano Marries Dancer Jimmy R.O. Smith

    January 08, 2017 4:54 PM EST Congratulations are in order for  American Idol Season 10 alum Pia Toscano , who married professional dancer Jimmy R.O. Smith this weekend in New York City. The bride wore a custom dress designed by Project Runway contestant Michael Costello. The silk gown -- featuring flowing sleeves and a…

  3. 'American Idol' Alum Pia Toscano Releases 'Personal and Honest' New EP 'Belong'

    December 17, 2016 6:00 PM EST American Idol season 10 alum Pia Toscano  is closing out 2016 with the release of her new EP  Belong , which she describes as a "passion project." "After a four-year long rollercoaster ride, I began writing and recording the most personal and honest music I have ever done,"…

  4. Pia Toscano Celebrates Her Nuptials Early, Cyndi Lauper Hearts Christmas & More Inside Scoop

    December 05, 2016 6:00 PM EST Pia Toscano’s Posh Pre-Wedding Former  American Idol  contestant Pia Toscano isn’t getting married until Jan. 7 in New York, but on Nov. 30 she and her choreographer  fiance , Jimmy Smith, held a “West Coast wedding reception” for friends and family at The District by Hannah An in Los Angeles…

  5. 'American Idol' Fan Favorite Pia Toscano Returns With 'PyRo' & 'You'll Be King': Exclusive Premiere

    April 06, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Five years after Pia Toscano 's elimination from American Idol , the fan favorite is returning to the show with a performance on Thursday's finale and releasing two new songs that same night. 'American Idol' Alum Pia Toscano Competes in Doritos Super Bowl Commercial…

  6. 'American Idol' Alum Pia Toscano Goes EDM, Releases New Single via Beatport

    February 23, 2015 9:47 PM EST American Idol season 10 alum Pia Toscano has teamed up with rising EDM star Jenaux for the release of the new single "Renegades." The energetic track, released today on Beatport , will be featured on Tritonal's next compilation CD, Tritonia 002 , out March 9 on Enhanced…

  7. Pia Toscano Joining Jennifer Lopez on Tour

    May 29, 2014 3:30 PM EDT Shortly after Pia Toscano joined Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Sanchez and Allison Iraheta for a performance on season 13 of "American Idol," the season 10 alum was offered another golden opportunity from the "I Luh Ya Papi" singer. This Friday, Toscano will embark on a six-date…

  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. Bubbling Under: Aubrey O'Day Is Having a 'Ball' Solo

    May 04, 2012 10:05 AM EDT This week, Chart Beat premieres "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up first: Aubrey O'Day, Cazwell, Rhett Akins and Brandon Hines. Former Danity Kane member Aubrey O'Day (above, right, with "…

  10. 'American Idol' Recap: Joshua, Hollie Steal '60s/Britpop Night

    May 03, 2012 11:05 AM EDT Five remain on the 11th season of "American Idol," and the competition has rarely been this fierce. Weeks ago, it seemed as though the show had its clear favorites. The Dave Matthews -loving Phillip Phillips was touted as a future star almost every week, as was alt-rocker Colton…

  11. 'American Idol' Recap: Judges Save Jessica Sanchez

    April 13, 2012 10:00 AM EDT With the talented crop of singers that is "American Idol's" top seven, one had to think the judges could have been considering using their one and only save from elimination Thursday night (Apr. 12). But one may never have guessed they'd show their hand so early. After…

  12. Yaaawn: 'Idol' Underwhelms in San Diego - Plus Jim Carrey's Daughter Auditions

    January 23, 2012 11:30 AM EST Miss the third audition round of "American Idol" Sunday night after the NFL's NFC Championship Game went into overtime? It's OK. You didn't miss much of anything. In what was one of the most lackluster "Idol" episodes ever, Randy, Jennifer and Steven…

  13. Il Volo Prep Christmas EP, Talk Girls, Pitbull & Celine Dion

    October 17, 2011 11:30 AM EDT It's been a happy year for Il Volo with the release of their self-titled debut album. Now the teen vocal trio from Italy wants to make it a happy holiday season, too. The troupe will start with a Christmas EP it recorded during July with producers Humberto Gatica and Tony Renis. It will…

  14. 'Idol's' Pia Toscano, 'Dancing With the Stars'' Mark Ballas Break Up

    September 15, 2011 12:23 PM EDT Reality TV couple Mark Ballas and Pia Toscano have reportedly ended their relationship due to the demands of their respective careers. "American Idol" alum Toscano, 22, and "Dancing with the Stars" regular Ballas, 22, began dating in April after Toscano's surprising…

  15. Adele Brings A Ballad Back To The Hot 100 Summit

    September 09, 2011 12:05 PM EDT H ey Gary, Remember when you said in a recent "Ask Billboard" column that a ballad likely wouldn't hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 anytime soon? I think that with "Someone Like You" reaching the top , Adele has proven that an artist can still rule the chart with a…

  16. 'Idol' Favorite Pia Toscano Debuts 'This Time' Video: Watch

    August 10, 2011 1:20 PM EDT "American Idol" Season 10 favorite Pia Toscano has premiered the video for her "This Time" single, which she first debuted at an American Idols Live! tour stop last month . 'Idol's' Pia Toscano Debuts First Single 'This Time': Listen Watch below,…

  17. Billboard Bits: Demi Lovato Records with Missy Elliott, Odd Future Announces Tour

    July 29, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Demi Lovato Hits the Studio with Timbaland, Missy Elliott Demi Lovato is currently prepping her third album for a September release, and the teenage singer is apparently working with Timbaland and Missy Elliott,…

  18. Billboard Bits: Feist's New Album, Haley Reinhart Inks Label Deal

    July 25, 2011 7:23 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Feist Announces First Album in Four Years Feist 's follow-up to her 2007 breakthrough "The Reminder," which included her iTunes ad-featuring hit "1,2,3,4" will arrive Oct. 4 via Cherrytree…

  19. 'Idol's' Pia Toscano Debuts First Single 'This Time': Listen

    July 11, 2011 1:34 PM EDT After performing her first single, "This Time," during an American Idols Live! tour stop last week (July 6) , "Idol" favorite Pia Toscano reunited with Ryan Seacrest today (July 11) to give the studio version a proper premiere. Listen below, via "On Air With Ryan…

  20. 'Idol' Contestant Pia Toscano Performs First Single Live

    July 08, 2011 2:55 PM EDT "American Idol" Season 10 favorite Pia Toscano debuted her first single, titled "This Time," Wednesday (July 6) night. The single is not scheduled for release until next week, but the singer performed the song at the "American Idols Live!" Salt Lake City stop.…

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