1. Adam Lambert, 19 Recordings 'Amicably' Part Ways

    January 13, 2013 5:34 PM EST Adam Lambert and 19 Recordings have parted ways, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Although the American Idol season eight runner-up had split with 19 Management in August 2011, he remained signed to the recording arm of 19 Entertainment (now ow ...

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  3. Haley Reinhart Is Latest 'Idol' Alum to Lose Major Label Deal

    November 21, 2012 9:40 AM EST 0 0 0 "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-ol ...

  4. Chart Highlights: Ke$ha, Rihanna Blast Back Onto Pop Songs

    October 01, 2012 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The singers soar onto the chart, which Maroon 5 leads with 'One More Night.' Also: new No. 1s for Nicki Minaj, Mumford & Sons and Carlos Vives. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Fi ...

  5. Bubbling Under: Casey Abrams Arrives on AC

    July 27, 2012 9:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Each Friday, Chart Beat presents "Bubbling Under," a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. Up this week: Casey Abrams, Chris Wallace, Hopsin and Half Mile Home Casey Abrams 2011 "Ameri ...

  6. Bubbling Under: Casey Abrams, Chris Wallace, Hopsin, Half Mile Home

    July 26, 2012 7:00 PM EDT ABRAMS ARRIVES ON AC 2011 "American Idol" sixth-place finalist Casey Abrams notches his first entry on a Billboard genre airplay chart, as "Get Out" (Concord/CMG) debuts on Adult Contemporary at No. 27. The song is the first si ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. '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 ...

  9. Publishing Briefs: Pink Re-Ups With EMI; Universal Inks Danger Mouse, Mike Elizondo

    April 02, 2012 4:57 PM EDT EMI Music Publishing has renewed its long-term worldwide administration agreement with Pink, who has sold over 40 million albums and 70 million singles globally and won three Grammy Awards, according to the company. The re-up, brokered by EMI Musi ...

  10. 'American Idol': No 'Sweet Day' for Shannon Magrane

    March 16, 2012 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 After Jermaine Jones' disqualification Wednesday night (March 14), there was added pressure for the remaining "American Idol" contestants both that night and Thursday (March 15) to make it past the fan vote. Hearing Ryan Seacrest say ...

  11. 'Idol' Drags Out Top 24 Announcement, Reveals First 14

    February 23, 2012 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol," the land of prolonged, dramatic pauses and shattered dreams. Wednesday night (Feb. 23), the singing competition announced the first 14 of its Top 24 finalists that will move on to the live shows starting next week. Along t ...

  12. 'American Idol' Group Round: Not for the Faint of Heart

    February 16, 2012 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Finally, some singing! Following the most disease-stricken episode "Idol" has ever seen , the show returned Wednesday (Feb. 15) with that all-important element that sets this competition apart from, say, a straight-up reality show: talent. ...

  13. 'American Idol' Stays Positive at Pittsburgh Auditions

    January 20, 2012 11:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Following up Wednesday's two-hour premiere in Savannah, "American Idol" rolled into Pittsburgh last night for, surprisingly, the first time in the show's history. The first in a series of one-hour audition episodes, Thursday nigh ...

  14. 'Idol' Finalist James Durbin Ties the Knot

    January 03, 2012 9:20 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" finalist James Durbin has married longtime girlfriend Heidi Lowe in a New Year's Eve ceremony at the edge of a California redwood forest. The couple says in a statement that the wedding in a Santa Cruz Mountains chapel ...

  15. 'American Idol' Bounces Back with Smart Shake-Ups, Young Talent

    May 25, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two teen-age country charmers -- one overtly emotional, one ridiculously calm -- head into tonight's "American Idol" finale, closing out a year in which everything went right for everyone associated with the show. After slipping last ...

  16. Lauren Alaina & Carrie Underwood to Duet on 'Idol' Finale, More Performance Spoilers

    May 25, 2011 9:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 If part one of the "American Idol" finale left you a little underwhelmed, season 10's two-hour second act shows much more promise, if not for the duets alone. THR has learned of some very interesting pairings in store for tonight' ...

  17. 'American Idol' Awards: The Best & Worst of Season 10

    May 24, 2011 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fellow "American Idol" fans: We've spent four months and countless hours obsessing over the biggest show on TV -- that's right, the same show that everyone said was dead last May! -- but alas, it's time to put another season ...

  18. Jennifer Lopez's Mic Malfunction Prompts Encore at KIIS-FM's Wango Tango

    May 16, 2011 8:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 KIIS FM's annual summer blowout has become a huge draw, not just for listeners around the Los Angeles area, but for pop artists vying for heavy rotation spins on the hit station. So it's no surprise that Wango Tango, now in its 14th year, ...

  19. Miley Cyrus Covers Nirvana: Better Than Casey Abrams?

    May 03, 2011 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 We've seen Miley Cyrus channel her inner rock goddess before, and on her latest Gypsy Heart Tour, she's at it again. Cyrus covered the Nirvana classic "Smells Like Teen Spirit" at the tour's kickoff on Apr. 29 in Quito, Ecua ...

  20. Casey Abrams Denies Dating Fellow 'Idol' Singer Haley Reinhart

    April 29, 2011 2:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" lost one of its most unique voices during the elimination episode last night (Apr. 28), as Casey Abrams received the least votes and was sent packing. After the judges used their only save of the season on the growl-happy j ...

  21. Casey Abrams Voted Off 'American Idol,' Bruno Mars Performs

    April 28, 2011 9:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 After being dramatically saved by the judges five weeks ago, Casey Abrams was voted off "American Idol" on the elimination episode tonight (Apr. 28). Season 10's Top 5 contestants -- Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Jacob Lusk, Haley R ...

  22. 'American Idol' Season 10 Tour Dates Announced

    April 28, 2011 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" season 10 is gearing up to take the show on the road this summer. The "American Idols Live!" tour kicks off July 6 in West Valley City, Utah and will hit 45 dates before wrapping up September 9, in Rochester, N.Y. ...

  23. Stefano Langone: 'It's Hard to Really Show Your Chops' on 'Idol'

    April 22, 2011 2:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Stefano Langone may have been eliminated on last night's (Apr. 21) "American Idol," but 22-year-old Seattle crooner assures fans that he's just getting started -- and that he barely showed off his talents on the show. Video: Stef ...

  24. 'American Idol': 25 Things You Didn't See on TV

    April 22, 2011 11:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Top 7 elimination episode was an emotional roller coaster if ever there was one -- from the exuberance that comes with hearing a Coldplay song on the "American Idol" stage to the highly anticipated debut of David Cook 's new singl ...

  25. Paul McDonald Voted Off 'American Idol,' Kelly Clarkson Returns

    April 14, 2011 10:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 On tonight's (Apr. 14) "American Idol," Nashville-based rock singer-songwriter Paul McDonald became the first male contestant eliminated from show's tenth season since fan voting began last month. 'American Idol': Jacob ...

  26. Naima Adedapo, Thia Megia Voted Off 'American Idol'

    March 31, 2011 9:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 While last week's "American Idol" elimination saw Casey Abrams saved by the judges , tonight's (Mar. 31) episode sent two contestants packing, with nine remaining. 'American Idol': Hailey Reinhart, Stefano Langone Nail ...

  27. 'American Idol': Haley Reinhart, Stefano Langone Nail Elton John Classics

    March 31, 2011 12:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It's an insane amount of pressure for these guys to endure," Ryan Seacrest said about the Top 11 contestants in season 10 at the beginning of the two-hour "American Idol" episode tonight (Mar. 30). The host couldn't ha ...

  28. Billboard Bits: The Strokes Starting 'Angles' Follow-Up, Rihanna Bringing J. Cole on Tour

    March 25, 2011 7:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. The Strokes Starting 'Angles' Follow-Up in April "Angles," the first Strokes album in five years, was just released on Tuesday, but the band is alread ...

  29. Karen Rodriguez Voted Off 'American Idol,' Top 11 Remain

    March 17, 2011 9:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 After once again being voted into the "American Idol" bottom three alongside two female singers, Karen Rodriguez could not survive this week's competition and was voted off during the elimination episode on Fox tonight (Mar. 17). Hale ...

  30. 'American Idol': Scotty McCreery Gives His 'Heart,' Casey Abrams' 'Spirit' Low

    March 17, 2011 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Oh how the mighty have fallen! On last night's (Mar. 16) "American Idol," fan favorites including Casey Abrams and Paul McDonald delivered less-than thrilling performances of, respectively, Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit ...

  31. 'Idol' Hopeful Casey Abrams 'Feeling Really Good' After Hospitalization

    March 15, 2011 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" contestant Casey Abrams missed last Thursday's live elimination episode after being hospitalized for a second time since the season began. Fortunately, the fan favorite said that he's "feeling really good&quo ...

  32. Ask Billboard: The Most-Played Former Hot 100 No. 1s

    March 11, 2011 4:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  33. Web Trends: New Videos From Michael Jackson and Panic! at the Disco, TV on the Radio's 'Caffeinated Consciousness'

    March 11, 2011 4:00 PM EST Google Trends: 12. Ulcerative Colitis It has been announced that "American Idol" contestant Casey Abrams is suffering from this disease, which affects the lining of the large intestine. Abrams is currently in the hospital in L.A. for the ...

  34. Adam Lambert Promises 'Less Campy, More Primal' New Album

    March 11, 2011 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 A dam Lambert made his "American Idol" return on Thursday with several purposes: to promote his latest anthem, "Aftermath," recently released as a dance remix; to help the Trevor Project, which provides a life-line to LGBTQ kids ...

  35. 'American Idol's' Casey Abrams Hospitalized Again

    March 11, 2011 12:54 PM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" standout Casey Abrams has been hospitalized and missed Thursday night's (Mar. 10) elimination show. The fan favorite missed the episode with his second hospitalization of the year. "You'll notice that Casey i ...

  36. Ashton Jones Voted Off 'American Idol,' Top 12 Remain

    March 10, 2011 9:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Ashton Jones -- the contestant Steven Tyler once praised for having "the confidence of a queen" -- was voted off during tonight's (Mar. 10) "American Idol" results show. Photos: 'American Idol' Top 12 Jones weather ...

  37. 'American Idol' Music Should 'Support the Singers,' Says Bandleader Ray Chew

    March 09, 2011 4:11 PM EST 0 0 0 The final 13 "American Idol" contestants got their first chance to work with Jimmy Iovine's stable of top-name producers last week, and on the episode airing tonight (Mar. 9), they sang songs by their own personal "idols." P ...

  38. 'American Idol' Reveals Top 13 Finalists of Season 10

    March 03, 2011 11:10 PM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" revealed its Top 13 contestants of Season 10 on Thursday night (Mar. 2), as the judges added three wild card picks -- Stefano Langone, Ashton Jones and Naima Adedapo -- to the 10 finalists chosen by voters at home. PHOTOS: ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Taylor Swift Spotted With Glee's Chord Overstreet

    February 25, 2011 5:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Taylor Swift, "Glee" Star Chord Overstreet Spotted Together Taylor Swift and "Glee" star Chord Overstreet (who plays Sam) were spotted together at the ...

  40. 'American Idol' Top 24 Revealed

    February 24, 2011 11:56 PM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" season 10 finally has its top 24. After weeks of auditions and a drama-filled Hollywood round, judges Steven Tyler , Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson unveiled the two dozen finalists who will face off for fans' votes s ...

  41. 'American Idol' Top 24 Reveal Kicks Off After Mixed Beatles Auditions

    February 24, 2011 9:31 AM EST 0 0 0 The season 10 contenders still standing all boarded a bus bound for Vegas on Wednesday night's episode. Their first stop: Cirque Du Soleil's Love stage, where all 61 hopefuls were tested on their Beatles prowess (many failed), and later, a ...

  42. 'American Idol' Top 5 Beatles Performances, from Paul McDonald to Haley Reinhart

    February 24, 2011 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The second hour of last night's "American Idol" was full of dramatic pauses and sweaty palms, as Steven Tyler , Randy Jackson and Jennifer Lopez began deciding who was going into the Top 24. Fortunately, the first hour of the episode ...

  43. Hollywood Week Heats Up 'American Idol' With Dreaded Elimination Rooms

    February 18, 2011 8:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Part three of Hollywood Week on "American Idol," which aired last night (Feb. 17), began dramatically enough, with Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson "laying it all out on the table" in the form of a final judgment to ...

  44. 'American Idol' Top 5 Hollywood Auditions, from Casey Abrams to Ashton Jones

    February 17, 2011 11:16 PM EST 0 0 0 After a drama-filled group round last night in "Hollywood," the remaining "American Idol" hopefuls were narrowed down from 100 to 60 with their final solo auditions. It was a solid night all around, with Casey Abrams and John Way ...

  45. Ask Billboard: You Can't Say That On Radio

    February 04, 2011 1:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and co ...

  46. 'American Idol' Top 5 Austin Auditions, from Casey Abrams to Janelle Arthur

    February 03, 2011 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 S teven Tyler , Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson were able to uncover a slew of talented singers -- some single, others paired with their significant other -- when "American Idol" headed to Austin on Wednesday night (Feb. 2). Country music ...

  47. 'American Idol' Hits Austin, John Wayne Schulz & Janelle Arthur Bring Country Charm

    February 02, 2011 9:15 PM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" headed to Austin, Texas for Wednesday night's (Feb. 2) episode, and the show's third-ever trip to the city paid off, with 50 hopefuls getting tickets to Hollywood and contestants John Wayne Schulz and Janelle Arth ...