Fred Bronson

Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini

'American Idol' Begins: When Kelly Clarkson Wasn't Even on the Radar & More Season 1 Memories

There was no way anyone involved in "American Idol" at the beginning could have guessed they were working on a TV series that would produce more than 70 artists who would reach the Billboard charts and sell millions of records all over the world, dominate the Nielsen ratings for years on end and be a touchstone of pop culture for a decade and beyond.
Patty Duke 2016

Patty Duke's Billboard Chart History, 'Don't Just Stand There' & Beyond

Patty Duke, who died Tuesday (March 29) at age 69, had a celebrated career on Broadway and in films and television, winning an Oscar and three Emmys. While most people think of her as an actor, she also had a recording career that began in 1965 with a top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100: "Don't Just Stand There" peaked at No. 8 in August of that year.
Patty Duke 2016

Patty Duke's Billboard Chart History, 'Don't Just Stand There' & Beyond

Patty Duke, who died Tuesday (March 29) at age 69, had a celebrated career on Broadway and in films and television, winning an Oscar and three Emmys. While most people think of her as an actor, she also had a recording career that began in 1965 with a top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100: "Don't Just Stand There" peaked at No. 8 in August of that year.

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