Fred Bronson

Q&A: David Archuleta of 'American Idol'

Q&A: David Archuleta of 'American Idol'

Just seventeen, David Archuleta is the youngest contestant still in the running to win season seven of "American Idol." In this Billboard exclusive, the Utah native opens up about the vocal paralysis that almost kept him from singing, singing for season one "Idol" contestants and how he'd still like to go to college.
Q&A: Jason Castro of 'American Idol'

Q&A: Jason Castro of 'American Idol'

Dreadlocked 20-year-old Jason Castro's rendition of everything from Neil Diamond's "Forever in Blue Jeans" to a popular version of Jeff Buckley's "Hallelujah" has helped earn him a place in the final four of the seventh season of "American Idol.
Q&A: David Cook of 'American Idol'

Q&A: David Cook of 'American Idol'

David Cook only decided to audition alongside his younger brother at the last minute, but now the 25-year-old is among the last four singers in the season seven competition.
Q&A: Syesha Mercado of 'American Idol'

Q&A: Syesha Mercado of 'American Idol'

Syesha Mercado, who has sung everything from the Beatles' "Yesterday" to Fantasia Barrino's "I Believe," is the last woman standing among the season seven "American Idol" final four. In this exclusive interview, the 21-year old from Sarasota, Florida opens up about the lessons she's learned while doing the show, her musical family and her plans for the future.
Chart Beat Chat

Chart Beat Chat

Fred and his readers discuss The Billboard Hot 100, Leona Lewis, Paul Davis (R.I.P.) and more!
Chart Beat

Chart Beat

Fred discusses Chris Brown, Leona Lewis, Colby Caillat and more!
Chart Beat Chat

Chart Beat Chat

Fred and his readers discuss Static Major, "Lollipop," "4 Minutes" and more.

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