1. ‘After Midnight’ To Close on Broadway By End of June

    June 16, 2014 12:06 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Broadway musical celebrating Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem is dancing into history: It will play its final show June 29. Tonys: Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, Fantasia Open Show With 'After Midnight' ...

  2. Fantasia Returning to Broadway's 'After Midnight'

    March 20, 2014 8:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 After helping to fuel rave reviews when the show opened last November, Fantasia Barrino will be back on Broadway for a second stint as guest star of "After Midnight," the sultry song-and-dance tribute to the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s ...

  3. Vanessa Williams To Join Broadway's 'After Midnight'

    February 19, 2014 11:41 PM EST 0 0 0 Vanessa Williams wants to stay up after midnight. The actress, singer and former Miss America watched the matinee performance of "After Midnight" on Wednesday and then broke it to the cast backstage that she has signed up for a stint in th ...

  4. Fantasia To Star in Mahalia Jackson Biopic

    February 09, 2011 9:40 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" alum and erstwhile VH1 reality-show star Fantasia Barrino has added another line to her resume today. The season three winner is slated to appear in a feature-film adaptation of the 1993 book "Got to Tell It: Mahalia J ...

  5. Fantasia Sets First Headlining Tour

    September 28, 2010 5:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a tumultous summer, "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino has announced plans to spend this fall on the road with her first headlining tour. The 30-city trek supporting third album "Back To Me" will kick off on Nov. 4 in ...

  6. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber's Water Balloon Skirmish, Fantasia Cracks Aspirin Joke

    September 10, 2010 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber's Water Balloon Skirmish Justin Bieber had a brief run-in with the law on Sunday (Sept. 9) before taking the stage at a Maryland state fair. The pop st ...

  7. Fantasia Performs First Show Post-Overdose

    August 23, 2010 11:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fantasia Barrino isn't letting a bit of bad press keep her down. Video: Fantasia's first post-suicide performance A week after being hospitalized for an aspirin overdose, the season 3 "American Idol" champ made her first public p ...

  8. Chart Beat Chat

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss American Idols, Rihanna's "Umbrella," Nielsen Soundscan and more! FANTASIA FAN Hi Mr. Bronson, Just wanted to thank you for your kind and supportive words regarding Fantasia Barrino and her career. I' ...

  9. First Four Singers Voted Off 'American Idol'

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Four saw the door as `American Idol' whittled its 24 semifinalists down to 20 last night (Feb. 22). Amy Krebs, Nicole Tranquillo, Paul Kim and Rudy Cardenas were cast off by viewers getting their firs Four saw the door as `American Idol' w ...

  10. Hicks Crowned Fifth Season "American Idol"

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a yelp of "Soul Patrol!" silver-haired Southerner Taylor Hicks was crowned the fifth season winner of "American Idol" tonight (May 24). Competing with 22-year-old Katharine McPhee for the fifth c With a yelp of "Soul Pa ...

  11. Underwood Wins 4th 'Idol' Crown

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The "country girl" prevailed tonight (May 25) as Carrie Underwood was named the "American Idol" at the conclusion of the Fox show's two-hour fourth season finale at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The The "country girl& ...

  12. 'American Idol' Selects 12 Finalists

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The finalists who will compete for the fourth "American Idol" crown were set last night (March 9), with six men and six women making the cut. The finalists who will compete for the fourth "American Idol" crown were set last night ...

  13. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 22-28)

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 22-28, 2004). HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Readers here in the United States know that this week is a special one. The Thanksgiving Day holiday generally means family gatherings big and small and all ...

  14. 'Idol' Fave London Signs Label Deal

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former "American Idol" contestant Latoya London has signed with independent label Peak Records. She's due to begin recording a mix of original material and covers in January with an eye on a summer re Former "American Idol" ...