1. Watch 'American Idol' Alum Justin Guarini Take on an Alter Ego in Diet Dr Pepper Ad

    March 26, 2015 5:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 American Idol season one runner-up Justin Guarini stars in a new ad campaign for Diet Dr Pepper. Guarini takes on an alter ego named Lil' Sweet in the commercial. The pint-sized heavy metal-soul man shows up at a suburban home unexpectedly -- w ...

  2. Kelly Clarkson Dishes on Justin Guarini, Miley Cyrus on 'Watch What Happens Live'

    March 06, 2015 6:45 AM EST Kelly Clarkson is hardly shy when it comes to how candid she'll get in an interview. So when she sat down on Thursday night's Watch What Happens Live, with a glass of wine, the "Heartbeat Song" singer was characteristically r ...

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  4. Clay Aiken: 'American Idol' is Now All About the Judges

    December 15, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 "I don't even know if they remember there are contestants anymore," says the former "Idol" finalist. After a five-year break, Clay Aiken says he was long overdue to bring a Christmas show back on the road. "It doesn ...

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  6. 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 ...

  7. '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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent Launches Comedy Site, Justin Guarini Welcomes Baby Boy

    April 27, 2011 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Guarini Welcomes Baby Boy "American Idol" season 1 runner-up Justin Guarini and wife Reina Capodici welcomed a baby boy, William Neko Bell Guarini, on Tu ...

  10. "Idol" Chart Battle Of The Sexes

    May 25, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 One Tuesday night TV mystery (sort of) down, two to go. Sunday night (May 23), ABC aired the heartwarming "Lost" series finale, a satisfying two-and-a-half hours, even if many of the island's questions remain unanswered. (It's a ...

  11. Chart Beat Thursday: Pink Floyd, Susan Boyle, Usher

    December 03, 2009 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 NEW 'MOON': With the revamping of the Billboard 200 last week to again include both current and catalog titles , one of the chart's landmark records is updated this week. At No. 189, Pink Floyd 's "Dark Side of the Moon" ...

  12. Clay Aiken Parts Ways With RCA

    February 20, 2009 11:28 AM EST 0 0 0 Season two "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken has parted ways with RCA. A source tells Billboard Aiken left the label a couple of months ago, on the heels of his 2008 album, "On My Way Here." That set sold just 159,000 copies i ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. George Clinton, Sheila E Set For 'Gone Country'

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 CMT is bringing its singing competition series "Gone Country" back for a third season. CMT is bringing its singing competition series "Gone Country" back for a third season. Celebrities competing for country music stardom this ti ...

  15. CMT Shooting Season 3 Of 'Gone Country'

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST CMT is bringing back its singing competition series "Gone Country" for a third season. Celebrities competing for country music stardom this time around include musicians George Clinton and Sheila E., former Miss USA Tara Conner, singer T ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Chart Beat

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Leona Lewis, American 'Idols,' Rick Ross and more! HIGHER 'LOVE': A 21-8 leap on The Billboard Hot 100 sends newcomer Leona Lewis into the top 10 and into chart history as one of the most successful debuting U.K. s ...

  19. Chart Beat

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Michael Jackson, Shirley Bassey, Alicia Keys and more! 'STARTIN'' ALL OVER AGAIN: After an absence from the Hot 100 of four years, one month and one week, Michael Jackson returns with "Wanna Be Startin' Someth ...

  20. Chart Beat Chat

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss The Eagles, kenny Chesney, Jennifer Hudson and more! GOING BY THE BOOK Dear Fred, About four years ago I wrote to you with a prediction that legal digital downloads would eventually help drive the Hot 100, as 45 rpm reco ...

  21. Groban Ties Elvis With Third Week At No. 1

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the holiday season marching on, Josh Groban's "Noel" retains its lead on The Billboard 200 for a third week straight. With an 8% sales increase, the 143/Reprise set moved 581,000 units in the U.S With the holiday season marching ...

  22. Chart Beat Chat

    September 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss Nana Mouskouri, Hot Country Songs chart, Joe Dowell's "Muss I Denn" and more! WAS NANA A VISITOR TO THE BILLBOARD 200? Hi Fred! I came across an online article from the Oiko Times that said Greek singer Na ...

  23. Chart Beat

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Billie Holiday, Constantine Maroulis, Chaka Khan and more! LADY DAY: There's no point in even doing any research to confirm that the record has been set for the longest gap between appearances on a Billboard singles chart. I mean ...

  24. Chart Beat

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses American Idols, Rihanna, the Beach Boys and more! 'UMBRELLA' REIGNS: When Rihanna leapt 34-1 with "SOS" in May 2006, it was the second-biggest move to No. 1 in the history of The Billboard Hot 100. This week, the B ...

  25. Chart Beat

    May 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Paris Bennett, Maroon 5, Barbra Streisand and more! WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE BENNETT: As the sixth season of "American Idol" is about to come to an end, another contestant from season five makes a debut on the Billboard charts ...

  26. Chart Beat Chat

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred and his readers discuss "American Idol," Diane Warren, changing song titles and more. IT'S NOT WHERE YOU FINISH Hi Fred, I saw that Bucky Covington, the eighth-place finalist on season five of "American Idol," debuted a ...

  27. Chart Beat

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses American Idols, Rodney Atkins, Justin Timberlake and more! 'DIFFERENT' DRUMS BUCKY ONTO CHART: With record ratings for its sixth season premiere (see story here ), the "American Idol" juggernaut rolls on, ready to ...

  28. Chart Beat

    December 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses Kimberley Locke, other American Idols, Incubus and more! 'JINGLE' ALL THE WAY: It's beginning to look a lot like Kimberley Locke has a lock on Christmas. For the second year in a row, she tops the Adult Contemporary cha ...

  29. Chart Beat

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses George Strait, Kellie Pickler, JoJo and more! THE STRAIT LIFE: All chart records, even the ones that go unchallenged for years, are bound to be broken one day. For the last 20 years and three weeks, Conway Twitty has held the record f ...

  30. Chart Beat

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Taylor Hicks and Chris Daughtry make their chart debuts plus news from Livingston Taylor/Carly Simon, Gnarls Barkley, Dixie Chicks and more! TAYLOR AND CHRIS: When last we checked, 18 "American Idol" contestants had charted in Billboard. T ...

  31. CHART BEAT

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Carole King, Michael Buble, Kelly Clarkson, Zucchero, Willie Nelson, Mariah Carey, the Del McCoury Band, Paul Hardcastle, Elvis Costello and more. WE STILL LOVE HER TOMORROW: In the lyrics of her ver ...

  32. CHART BEAT

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," Paul McCartney, Kelly Clarkson, R. Kelly, Jessica Simpson, Mary Mary and more. HE TAUGHT THE BAND TO PLAY: When the Beatles&# ...

  33. CHART BEAT

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart activity related to Carrie Underwood, Bo Bice, Mariah Carey, Dave Brubeck and more. BO TIED WITH CARRIE: The top two finalists from the fourth season of "American Idol" make their debuts under their own names ...

  34. Ask Billboard

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers reader questions about "American Idol," Broadway soundtracks and more. 'IDOL' CHATTER Hi Keith, My hubby and I are huge "American Idol" fans. Can you tell us what "American Idol" singer ...

  35. Ask Billboard

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Emma Bunton, Toby Keith and more. IT'S ABOUT TIME Keith, I've sent questions before and I've never gotten you to publish them online, but I know you must get thousands of them so I ...

  36. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on chart feats involving Reba McEntire, Josh Gracin, Nelly, Usher and Christina Milian. TO LOVE 'SOMEBODY': Reba McEntire holds at No. 3 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks with "Somebody" (M ...

  37. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Tim McGraw, "American Idol" and more. 'LIVE' FOR TODAY: Tim McGraw claims his 20th No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart as "Live Like You Were Dyi ...

  38. CHART BEAT BONUS

    December 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of OutKast, "American Idol" finalists and newly married couple Elvis Costello and Diana Krall. TWICE AS NICE: OutKast doesn't budge from the top of Billboard's Hot 100, but the rap d ...

  39. Reports: Guarini Dropped By RCA

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 RCA had no comment on reports that Justin Guarini, the second-place finalist for the first season of "American Idol," has been dropped by the label. The eponymous debut album by Guarini -- who is no l RCA had no comment on reports that Jus ...

  40. ASK BILLBOARD

    November 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Answers to your questions about Fountains Of Wayne, Diane Schuur and Justin Guarini. /bb/ask/index.jsp News Justin Guarini , Diane Schuur , Fountains Of Wayne ...

  41. Ask Billboard

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Fountains Of Wayne, Diane Schuur and Justin Guarini. 'FOUNTAIN' OF CONVERSATION Keith, First off, thanks for taking time to answer these questions! Anyway, I have been a huge Fountains ...

  42. Fox Slates Worldwide 'Idol' Competition

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Winners of "Idol" pop music contests around the world will take part in a two-part competition. Produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19TV, "World Idol" will air Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 on the Fox n Winners of "Idol" ...

  43. 'Idol' Star Justin Guarini Sued

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini has been sued by a couple who says he rammed into the back of their car on a Pennsylvania road. "American Idol" runner-up Justin Guarini has been sued by a couple who says he rammed into t ...

  44. Fox Hopes 'Idol: Christmas' Sings In Sweeps

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fox will not let the November sweep pass without another encore from the "American Idol" gang. The network has scheduled the one-hour holiday special "American Idol: Christmas Songs" at 8 p.m. on Nov. Fox will not let the Novembe ...

  45. Ask Billboard

    September 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Jennifer Lopez, "Gypsy" and several "American Idol" contestants. THIS IS JENNY... NOW Hi Keith! I want to ask you about Jennifer Lopez's latest album, "This Is Me .. ...

  46. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Aug. 4-10, 2003. As we get into the dog days of summer, life slows down a bit. The same generally goes for television, which used to mean only reruns, but now means seasonal rea ...

  47. Guarini Ticketed For Watercraft Violation

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Justin Guarini was ticketed by Grand Prairie, Texas, police after witnesses said he almost ran over a young girl with a personal watercraft at Joe Pool Lake, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Justin Guarini was ticketed by Grand Prairie, Texas, ...

  48. Justin Guarini

    June 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In the first season of Fox TV's hugely successful American Idol, Justin Guarini was the runner-up to winner Kelly Clarkson. In the first season of Fox TV's hugely successful American Idol, Justin Guarini was the runner-up to winner Kelly C ...

  49. Ailing Vandross Dances Atop Album Chart

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite being hospitalized, Luther Vandross scores his first No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "Dance With My Father." The J Records set sold 442,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, Despite being hospitalized, Luther Vand ...

  50. Knight, Gibson To Judge 'Juniors'

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gladys Knight and Deborah Gibson have signed on to be judges on Fox's "American Juniors." The TV talent show is the spinoff to the network's "American Idol." In addition to Knight and Gibson as regul Gladys Knight and D ...

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