1. 'American Idol' Alums Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young Tie the Knot

    June 03, 2013 8:47 AM EDT "American Idol" can now officially claim its own first couple. On Saturday, June 1, season five finalist Ace Young married longtime girlfriend and season three runner-up Diana DeGarmo. The afternoon ceremony at Los Angeles' Luxe S ...

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  3. Ten Years of 'American Idol' Chart Dominance: Clarkson, Underwood, Daughtry, Fantasia, More

    June 11, 2012 1:36 PM EDT Some of the American idols from the last decade of "American Idol," which turns ten today (June 11, 2012) Say what you will about "American Idol," the music competition TV series, which turns ten years old today, is an undeniab ...

  4. 'American Idol' Tenth Anniversary: 345 Billboard No. 1s, From Kelly Clarkson to Phillip Phillips

    June 11, 2012 8:26 AM EDT Today, June 11, 2012, marks the tenth anniversary of "American Idol," and in that time the music competition TV program has racked up some jaw-dropping numbers: Many episodes have drawn over 30 million viewers; and a record-setting numbe ...

  5. 'American Idol' Has Lowest-Rated Finale Ever, Down 32% From 2011

    May 24, 2012 1:59 PM EDT Predictably coming short of seasons past, the "American Idol" finale did score a sizable victory on Wednesday night, pulling a 6.1 rating among adults 18-49 and 20.7 million viewers according to fast affiliate ratings. Phillip Phillips W ...

  6. 'American Idol' Has Lowest-Rated Finale Ever

    May 24, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Predictably coming short of seasons past, the "American Idol" finale did score a sizable victory on Wednesday night, pulling a 6.1 rating among adults 18-49 and 20.7 million viewers according to fast affiliate ratings. Phillip Phillips Win ...

  7. Ace Young Proposes to Diana DeGarmo on 'Idol' Finale

    May 24, 2012 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wednesday night, "American Idol" crowned another winner , but it also produced a newly-engaged couple, as Season 5's Ace Young proposed onstage to Season 3's Dianna DeGarmo during the Season 11 finale broadcast. Ryan Seacrest sus ...

  8. Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol' Season 11 as Show's Ratings Dip

    May 24, 2012 8:30 AM EDT Philip Phillips, The Leesburg, Ga. native, became the 11th winner of American Idol last night beating out California's Jessica Sanchez after a record 132 million votes were cast. The record number of votes, however, may be something of a pyrr ...

  9. Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol' Season 11

    May 23, 2012 10:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 During the long, grueling "American Idol" season, Phillip Phillips was never once revealed to be in the group of lowest vote-getters on the show. On Wednesday night, his name was finally announced -- but for a totally different reason. The ...

  10. 'American Idol' and Billboard: James Durbin, Haley Reinhart Become 55th and 56th Finalists on Charts

    July 07, 2011 4:47 PM EDT With the debuts of their Walmart exclusive EPs on the Billboard charts this week, Season 10 contestants James Durbin and Haley Reinhart become the 55th and 56th "American Idol" finalists to see their names appear on charts published by B ...

  11. Chart Beat: Eminem, Melinda Doolittle, Chris Sligh, Jennifer Hudson

    February 12, 2009 12:54 PM EST 0 0 0 'BOTTLE' ROCKETS TO NO. 1: The calendar year isn't even two months old, but for the second time in 2009, a song has catapulted to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 from the bottom 25 positions. Just two weeks after Kelly Clarkson set the ...

  12. Chart Beat: Kristy Lee Cook, Katy Perry, Sugarland

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart action from Kristy Lee Cook, Katy Perry, Sugarland and more! AIN'T THAT A 'SHAME': The seventh-place finalist from the seventh season of "American Idol" is the fourth contestant from this most recent yea ...

  13. Chart Beat: Colbie Caillat, Sara Bareilles, the DeBarge family, Ace Young, ABBA

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Colbie Caillat, Sara Bareilles, the DeBarge family and more! THE COLBIE AND SARA DUOPOLY: The debut singles by Colbie Caillat and Sara Bareilles have monopolized pole position on the Adult Contemporary chart for the last 30 weeks, the ...

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nas courts controversy with the name (and content) of his new album, John Mellencamp strips things down with producer T Bone Burnett and the Hold Steady pushes itself forward in this week's Hot Produc Rapper David Banner's "The Greate ...

  15. Catching Up With Past "American Idol" Finalists

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ruben Studdard, Sanjaya Malakar and Ace Young were among many former "American Idol" contestants assembled to guest star on "American Idol Extra," the Fox Reality Channel series that airs Thursdays. Ruben Studdard, Sanjaya Malaka ...

  16. Billboard Presents Ace Young

    Billboard Presents Ace Young

    September 18, 2007 2:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard spent a few hours with one of the most popular finalists from American Idol (Season 5.) Ace Young offered a special glimpse into his life and delivered answers to many of the questions his fans have been eager to hear. Danielle Flora , Sea ...

  17. Chart Beat Chat

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Shop Boyz, American Idols, "World Idol" and more! WHAT CAN ONE PERSON DO? Fred- I need your advice. Before you start making any assumptions, I am not your typical "American Idol" fan. I am a married m ...

  18. American Idol 2007

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Industry Impact March 24, 2007 - Billboard Magazine Anyone doubting the impact of "American Idol" on the music business need only take a look at the last four months of "Idol"-related activity. 'Idol' Worship Marc ...

  19. American Idol's Ace Young

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 American Idol's Ace Young Billboard was lucky enough to spend a few hours with one of the most popular finalists from American Idol (Season 5.) Ace Young offered a special glimpse into his life and delivered answers to many of the questions his ...

  20. Ace Young Performs "What's Going On"

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ace Young Perorms "What's Going on" Released in 1971 by soul singer Marvin Gaye, this was the song of a generation. With America deep in the midst of the Vietnam War, Gaye saw instant success with the powerful lyrics that came with th ...

  21. Ace Young Performs "Father Figure"

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ace Young Performs "Father Figure" A new spin on a modern classic. American Idol finalist, Ace Young, gives new life to George Michael’s song "Father Figure." Ace performed the song in the first final round of Season 5 and later ...

  22. Ace Young Performs "Scattered"

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ace Young Performs "Scattered" Released as a single on iTunes, this song was written and performed by American Idol finalist Ace Young. It found instant popularity and will be a centerpiece of Ace’s first album. Billboard captured this per ...

  23. Ace Young Performs "Dream On"

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ace Young Performs "Dream On" It was 1973 when "Dream On" arrived with Aerosmith's debut album. More than 20 years later, American Idol finalist Ace Young made the classic blues rock song his own. Ace visited the Billboard s ...

  24. American Idols Live / July 16, 2006 / Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guilty pleasure is the only way to describe the American Idols Live! tour, which rolled into Long Island on July 16. While many people claim not to be fans of the manufactured pop stars, the audience Guilty pleasure is the only way to describe the A ...

  25. Chart Beat Chat

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Motown, "American Idol," Eurovision and the disappearance of physical singles. TAMLA, MOTOWN, GORDY AND A LITTLE BIT OF SOUL Hello Fred. I noticed an error in your article concerning Motown and its span of chart-topping hits ...

  26. Billboard Bits: Idols Live, Copeland, Gabriel

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Idols Live tour adds dates, pioneering booking agent Ian Copeland dies, Peter Gabriel joins video company's advisory board. A total of 19 dates have been added to the American Idols Live! Tour, which will now kick off July 5 with the first of t ...

  27. 'Idol' Finalists Hitting The Road This Summer

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The top 10 finalists of the current season of "American Idol," including the to-be-determined winner, will take to the road together in July. The top 10 finalists of the current season of "American Idol," including the to-be-dete ...

  28. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Lit ...

  29. Chart Beat

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Mary J sets a R&B/Hip-Hop chart record and T.I. has the biggest hit of his career, plus news on Tim McGraw, Morrissey, Heaven 17 and more. MUCH O'BLIGE: A 5-2 surge for T.I.'s "What You Know" (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) on Billbo ...

  30. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “ ...

  31. ON TV

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for March 20-26, 2006. MONDAY, MARCH 20 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Chris Brown (also scheduled: Joy Philbin, Wentworth Miller). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featur ...

  32. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred chats with readers about everything from cover songs and "American Idol" to digital downloads and the action on Billboard's country charts. ACE: OFF BASE? Fred, First of all, hats off to your light and fact-filled response to [a] ...

  33. 'American Idol' Picks 5th Season Finalists

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The competitors for the fifth season "American Idol" crown emerged last night (March 9) as viewers voted off four contestants, leaving a dozen finalists. The competitors for the fifth season "American Idol" crown emerged last nig ...