Ellen DeGeneres

  1. Chart Moves: Interscope Replaces Itself at No. 1 on Billboard 200, 'Ellen DeGeneres' Debuts in Top 40

    November 21, 2013 7:57 PM EST This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart , Lady Gaga replaced her labelmate Eminem atop the list as “ARTPOP” debuted at No. 1 with 258,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP 2" fell to No. 2 w ...

  2. Johnny Wright, Tom Corson on Making Justin Timberlake the Year's Best-Selling Artist (Q&A)

    October 09, 2013 3:58 PM EDT Johnny Wright estimates he was the first partner of Justin Timberlake to learn that his star management client had finally recorded new music, in mid-2012. Gary Tobey, CEO of Target’s media buying firm Haworth, was “probably the third or fourt ...

  3. 'Idol' Judge Kara 'Disappointed' By Fox Silence

    August 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi's father, a Republican U.S. Senate contender in New York, says the songwriter is getting the silent treatment from Fox about her rumored axing from the show. "Would you believe she did not h ...

  4. Jennifer Lopez's 'Idol' Deal Falls Apart: Report

    August 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez, widely rumored to become a judge on "American Idol," will not be joining the show after all, according to report by People . A source told the magazine's website that Lopez had been working on a deal to become a judg ...

  5. Fox Couldn't Talk DeGeneres Into Staying On 'Idol'

    August 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ellen DeGeneres couldn't be talked into staying with "American Idol," a Fox executive said Monday, creating a second opening for change in the show's 10th season. Who will fill her judge's chair and the one vacated by Simo ...

  6. Steven Tyler Calls 'Idol' Deal a 'Work In Progress'

    August 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler discussed the possibility of joining "American Idol" as a judge next season -- and what kind of judge he would be -- during an interview Monday (Aug. 2) with syndicated radio show "Kid Kraddick in the ...

  7. Kara DioGuardi Reportedly Out At 'American Idol,' Steven Tyler Rumored As Replacement

    July 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Kara DioGuardi is following Ellen DeGeneres out of "American Idol," according to reports. TMZ says "Idol" producers have chosen not to renew DioGuardi's contract and will return to a "three-judge format," with Ae ...

  8. Jennifer Lopez to Join 'American Idol' As Judge: Report

    July 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez will join "American Idol" as a judge next season, according to a report by Deadline Hollywood. If true, Lopez would be replacing Ellen DeGeneres, who announced her departure from the panel on Thursday afternoon (July 29). ...

  9. Ellen DeGeneres Leaves 'American Idol'

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ellen DeGeneres is leaving Fox's "American Idol." As previously reported, Fox has been looking to shake-up the "Idol" format, including potentially ditching current judges and bringing back producer Nigel Lythgoe, as well ...

  10. Ellen DeGeneres Starts Label, Signs YouTube Kid

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Talk show host and "American Idol" judge Ellen DeGeneres is setting up her own record label with plans to find and sign up new artists. DeGeneres, who joined "American Idol" in January, will announce on "The Ellen DeGenere ...

  11. Web Trends: Bret Michaels, Janet Jackson, David Guetta and more

    May 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Music terms on Google Trends (as of 12pm) 6. Bret Michaels Back in Hospital Poison singer Bret Michaels, who just recovered from a brain hemmorhage, has returned to the hospital after suffering a 'warning stroke.' 14. Janet Jackson New H ...

  12. 'Idol' Judges Admire Unique Female Semifinalists

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" semifinalist Lilly Scott is right where she belongs. The 20-year-old singer from Denver was among a handful of unique crooners who impressed the Fox singing contest's judges Tuesday (Feb. 23). The platinum-haired s ...

  13. 'Ellen DeGeneres' re-ups on NBC stations

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Looks like Ellen DeGeneres won't be replacing Oprah Winfrey on ABC stations anytime soon. Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has renewed Telepictures' "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for three additional seasons on the ow ...

  14. Ellen DeGeneres Debuts As 'American Idol' Judge

    February 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Ellen DeGeneres kicked off her debut as the new "American Idol" judge in impressive fashion on Tuesday night (Feb. 9), bringing a healthy dose of honest critiques and well-timed punchlines to the first night of Hollywood auditions. Befor ...

  15. 'American Idol' Premieres, Victoria Beckham Faces Off With Simon Cowell

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST The ninth season of "American Idol" premiered Tuesday night (Jan. 12) on Fox amidst widespread chatter about Simon Cowell, who announced Monday he was leaving "Idol" to bring "The X Factor" to the U.S. in 2011. " ...

  16. 'American Idol' Returns, But How Long Can It Last?

    January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST TV ratings juggernaut "American Idol" returns next week for a ninth season with comedian Ellen DeGeneres joining the judging panel but a big question mark hanging over the future of the show's biggest star -- Simon Cowell. Despite s ...

  17. 'American Idol' Is Bringing Back 'Idol Gives Back'

    October 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After an yearlong hiatus, the charitable special will return for a third installment April 21, airing during the top-seven Wednesday results show. "This is our opportunity to reach out and support the people of America and around the world wh ...

  18. Record Companies Sue 'Ellen' Show Over Copyrights

    September 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Some of the world's largest recording companies are suing "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," claiming producers violated their copyrights by playing more than 1,000 songs without permission. Many of the songs were played during the "d ...

  19. Ellen DeGeneres To Judge On 'American Idol'

    September 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres will replace Paula Abdul on "American Idol," she and the network announced on Wednesday. DeGeneres made the announcement on her syndicated talk show; the video was then posted on her Web site. Fox made the ...

  20. TiVO, Amazon Pair For Purchasing Service

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT TiVO and Amazon.com are teaming up on a service that will let TiVO users buy products featured on the TV show they are watching. Users purchase the products through the Amazon online store. The Product Purchase feature, as it is called, requires a ...

  21. 'Idol' Hopeful Josiah Leming Signs To Warner Bros.

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Seventeen-year-old Josiah Leming -- known as the teary-eyed "American Idol" contestant who just missed making it through the show's Hollywood audition rounds -- has signed with Warner Bros. Records for a record and publishing deal ...