1. Weekly Chart Notes: 10 Group Lead Singers Who Could Score Solo Success

    April 07, 2013 8:05 AM EDT With Justin Timberlake reigning post-'N Sync, what other famed group lead singers could rule on their own? Plus, chart honors for Crystal Bowersox, Joe Bonamassa and Bob Dylan The top title on the Billboard 200 for a second week belongs to ...

  2. Crystal Bowersox of 'Idol' to Drop Second Album in March

    January 08, 2013 10:30 AM EST 0 0 0 The wait is over for fans of "American Idol" alum Crystal Bowersox, who will release her second studio album in March through her new label, Shanachie Entertainment. The season nine runner-up will record tracks in "either Nashville or ...

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  4. 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 ...

  5. '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 ...

  6. Ask Billboard: Are Chart Rule Changes Needed?

    December 19, 2011 10:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every week. 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 coun ...

  7. Weekly Chart Notes: Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Beyonce

    June 02, 2011 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 THE START OF SOMETHING 'BIG': After a one-year break, the annual "American Idol" coronation single returns to the Billboard Hot 100 's top 15. Newly-crowned "Idol" champion Scotty McCreery's "I Love You T ...

  8. '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 ...

  9. 'American Idol': Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery Fight to the Finish

    May 24, 2011 10:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 The moment has finally arrived: Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina faced off in tonight's final "American Idol" performance episode, and each brought their best effort despite vocal chord woes that reportedly almost sidelined Lauren fr ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Stefano Langone Booted on 'American Idol,' Katy Perry & Kanye Perform

    April 21, 2011 10:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 Stefano Langone sang his swan song on tonight's (Apr. 21) "American Idol," as the singer, who's been on the chopping block repeatedly, was eliminated from the competition. After 52 million votes were counted, according to host Ry ...

  12. '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 ...

  13. Crystal Bowersox on the Grammy Carpet

    Crystal Bowersox on the Grammy Carpet

    February 14, 2011 2:56 AM EST 0 0 0 Crystal Bowersox on the Grammy Carpet Grammys 2014 Grammys 2014 Crystal Bowersox ...

  14. Swift Back at No. 1 on Billboard 200, 'Michael' Bows at No. 3

    December 22, 2010 11:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week was seemingly up for grabs a week ago , when industry prognosticators were predicting that it was a race between the then-current topper "The Gift" from Susan Boyle , former No. 1 ...

  15. Bowersox Bonnaroo Bound?

    December 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST We knew from the moment Crystal Bowersox hit our TV screens last January that she wasn't your typical American Idol contestant. With an acoustic guitar -- signed by one of her heroes, Melissa Etheridge -- slung over her shoulder like an old b ...

  16. Jackson, Boyle, Swift Battling for No. 1 on Billboard 200

    December 16, 2010 9:04 AM EST 0 0 0 The No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week is seemingly up for grabs, as three albums are possibly vying for the penthouse. Michael Jackson 's new posthumous "Michael" set may move around 200,000 to 225,000 by week ...

  17. Diddy, R. Kelly And 3 More Hot Albums Out Next Week

    December 08, 2010 11:46 AM EST 0 0 0 These five albums are among the most highly anticipated releases due out next week (Dec. 13-14). Read more about each of them below. Diddy-Dirty Money "Last Train To Paris" Diddy-Dirty Money tore it up on "Saturday Night Live" on ...

  18. Ask Billboard: Taylor Swift, The Script, Alanis Morissette

    November 12, 2010 6:15 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 ...

  19. Billboard Bits: 'Jonas L.A.' May Face Cancellation, Christina Aguilera Has New Beau

    November 08, 2010 6:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Disney Channel's 'Jonas L.A.' May Face Cancellation It was bound to happen: All the Disney Channel's teen idols would eventually grow up, and the show ...

  20. Billboard Bits: Susan Boyle Stalked, Eminem Challenged to Fight by Nick Cannon

    September 27, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Susan Boyle Pestered By Stalker Susan Boyle has been hounded by a stalker who managed to get the singer's personal phone number. According to Boyle's brother Ge ...

  21. BACKBEAT: Michael Franti And Crystal Bowersox At The 12th Annual Power to the Peaceful Festival

    September 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Michael Franti hosted the 12th Annual Power to the Peaceful Festival on September 11 at Speedway Meadow in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. As one of the nation’s largest free annual music festivals, the event hosted 80,000 people for musical per ...

  22. 'Idol' Crystal Bowersox's Privacy Invaded in Ohio

    September 09, 2010 10:27 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" runner-up Crystal Bowersox has learned that personal information on her was improperly checked in her home state of Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reported Thursday that the State Highway Patrol discovered in May that more tha ...

  23. Ask Billboard: As Years Go By

    August 06, 2010 5:55 PM EDT 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 ...

  24. 'American Idol' Signs Deal with Universal, Parts with Sony

    August 03, 2010 5:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" producer 19 Entertainment and creator Simon Fuller moved on from its nine-year marketing and distribution deal with Sony Music Entertainment Tuesday (Aug. 3), severing a relationship that produced chart-topping successes wi ...

  25. Exclusive: Lee DeWyze Talks Ellen DeGeneres' 'Idol' Departure

    August 03, 2010 5:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 L ee DeWyze was the first "American Idol" winner to have been judged by Ellen DeGeneres, and now he's most certainly the last, after the talk show host and funnywoman announced her departure from the show last week. In a statement to ...

  26. 'American Idol' Joins List Of Shortened Summer Tours

    July 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The "American Idol" U.S. tour was cut short by two weeks on Wednesday (July 7), less than a week after it kicked off, joining artists ranging from the Jonas Brothers to the Eagles who have pulled out of summer dates. Eight scheduled show ...

  27. American Idol 2010 TOP 10 - Billboard Interviews

    American Idol 2010 TOP 10 - Billboard Interviews

    July 02, 2010 12:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Season 9 Idols talk Summer Tour, working with Harry Connick and where they go from here. top 10 , interview , American Idol , season 9 , crystal bowersox , lee dewyze , tour , simon , Fox , American idol Videos American idol Crystal Bowersox Fox ...

  28. American Idols Live! / July 1, 2010 / Auburn Hills, Mich. (Palace of Auburn Hills)

    July 02, 2010 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coming off a ratings-challenged season that faced harsh criticism of its talent and failed to produce a substantial hit for either of its top two finishers, the American Idols Live! Tour 2010 hit the road Thursday night (July 1) with perhaps somethi ...

  29. 'Idol' Top 10 Ready to Make a 'Beautiful Mess' on Tour

    July 01, 2010 6:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Andrew Garcia was not pleased to learn he'd been dubbed the odds-on favorite to be the messiest member of the men's bus by his fellow performers on this year's American Idols Live! tour. "Really?!" he exclaimed to Billboard. ...

  30. Crystal Bowersox's Album Going 'Great,' Says Collaborator Wayne Wilkins

    June 17, 2010 3:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Crystal Bowersox hasn't been any less busy since "American Idol" wrapped up last month. The season nine runner-up has already started recording material for her debut album, and so far, at least one collaborator is highly impressed wi ...

  31. Jordin Sparks Priming For Broadway Debut On 'Battlefield' Tour

    June 15, 2010 12:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ordin Sparks says she "did vote for one more than the other" when Lee DeWyze and Crystal Bowersox faced off on this season's "American Idol" finale. But the 2007 "Idol" champ won't say who she favored -- eve ...

  32. Videos of the Week: Miley Cyrus Faux-Kisses a Girl, Babies Sing 'Telephone,' Diddy Says 'Good Morning'

    June 04, 2010 6:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this week's 10 videos that had everyone buzzing, Miley Cyrus kisses a girl (kind of), babies cover Lady Gaga's "Telephone," Diddy says "Hello, Good Morning," Kelly Clarkson and Daughtry duet, Snoop and Ciara go to th ...

  33. Chart Beat Thursday: Lee & Crystal Rock On

    June 03, 2010 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 LEE LEADS: Fox TV's "American Idol" continues to fulfill its promise of generating musical star power, as, a week after winning the series' ninth season, Lee DeWyze celebrates his first No. 1 on a Billboard chart. The newly-crown ...

  34. Usher's 'OMG' Leads Hot 100 For A Fourth Week

    June 03, 2010 11:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Usher maintains his perch atop the Billboard Hot 100 for a fourth non-consecutive week with his monster smash "OMG," featuring will.i.am. The track moves 2-1 on the Radio Songs chart (139.5 million listener impressions), extending his lead ...

  35. 'Idols' Lee DeWyze, Crystal Bowersox Impact Billboard Charts

    June 02, 2010 11:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Last week's "American Idol" finale certainly added some spice to a slow run on this week's Billboard charts , with winner Lee DeWyze, runner-up Crystal Bowersox and a number of the show's guest stars impacting the Digital So ...

  36. 'Idol' Impacts, 'Glee' Halts Stone Temple Pilots' Flight

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It was all quiet on the album release front last week as only one of last week's new releases debuts in the top 10 of the Billboard 200: Stone Temple Pilots' new self-titled set starts at No. 2, behind the "Glee: The Music, Volume 3 ...

  37. 'Idols' Lee DeWyze, Crystal Bowersox Impact Billboard Charts

    June 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Last week's "American Idol" finale certainly added some spice to a slow run on this week's Billboard charts, with winner Lee DeWyze, runner-up Crystal Bowersox and a number of the show's guest stars impacting the Digital ...

  38. DeWyze, Bowersox Talk Inspirations For Their Debut Album

    May 28, 2010 7:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" Lee DeWyze offered up some hints as to the direction of this first major label album Friday, saying he's most recently been inspired by the Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews and Sufjan Stevens. "I really dig [Kings of ...

  39. Videos of the Week: Rihanna's 'Te Amo' Too Sexy for U.S., Lee DeWyze Makes Mom Hysterical, Fox Anchor Suggests Bret Michaels Faked Illness

    May 28, 2010 2:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing, Rihanna's "Te Amo" is too hot for the U.S., Lee DeWyze's "Idol" win makes a mom hysterical, a Fox news anchor wonders whether Bret Michaels faked his brain he ...

  40. DeWyze, Bowersox Reflect On "Idol," Reveal Album Details

    May 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT "American Idol" Lee DeWyze offered up some hints as to the direction of this first major label album Friday, saying he's most recently been inspired by the Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews and Sufjan Stevens. "I really dig [Kings o ...

  41. Exclusive: 'Idol's' DeWyze, Bowersox Sign Record Deals

    May 27, 2010 6:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 It hasn't even been 24 hours since Lee DeWyze was crowned this year's "American Idol," but already he and his runner-up, Crystal Bowersox, have signed their record deals. DeWyze is signed to 19 Recordings Limited and RCA Records, ...

  42. Hear 'Idol' Winner Lee DeWyze's Single, 'Beautiful Day'

    May 27, 2010 1:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Now that the "American Idol" results are in , it's time for winner Lee DeWyze to make his mark as a recording artist much like he did on TV. That process is already underway, as the studio recording of DeWyze's debut single, a co ...

  43. Crystal Bowersox on American Idol's Red Carpet May 26, 2010

    Crystal Bowersox on American Idol's Red Carpet May 26, 2010

    May 27, 2010 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Crystal Bowersox on American Idol's Red Carpet May 26, 2010. Billboard.com featuredVideo1 , interview , American Idol , red carpet , Crystal Bowersox Videos Crystal Bowersox Brightcove ...

  44. 'American Idol' Finale: 10 Things You Didn't See on TV (Night 2)

    May 27, 2010 12:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Congratulations to "American Idol" Season Nine champ Lee DeWyze - not since Kelly Clarkson won in the first season has a winner seemed so totally blown away by taking home the title. Lee's astonishment was there for all to see on TV - ...

  45. Exclusive: Lee DeWyze Signs with 19/RCA, Crystal Bowersox Signs with 19/Jive

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It hasn’t even been 24 hours since Lee DeWyze was crowned this year’s “American Idol,” but already he and his runner-up, Crystal Bowersox, have signed their record deals. DeWyze is signed to 19 Recordings Limited and RCA Records, while Bowersox is ...

  46. 'American Idol' Finale: 10 Things You Didn't See On TV (Night 2)

    May 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Congratulations to "American Idol" Season Nine champ Lee DeWyze - not since Kelly Clarkson won in the first season has a winner seemed so totally blown away by taking home the title. Lee's astonishment was there for all to see on TV ...

  47. Lee DeWyze Wins 'American Idol'

    May 26, 2010 10:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 It was a paint rags to riches story made for television, as Lee DeWyze was named the champion Wednesday night for the ninth season of "American Idol." The raspy and rock-friendly voice of DeWyze, 24, a paint salesperson from Mount Prospect ...

  48. Lee DeWyze Wins 'American Idol'

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It was a paint rags to riches story made for television, as Lee DeWyze was named the champion Wednesday night for the ninth season of "American Idol." The raspy and rock-friendly voice of DeWyze, 24, a paint salesperson from Mount Prospe ...

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