1. 'American Idol': Fantasia, Taylor Hicks, David Cook & Constantine Maroulis on Possible Return

    April 09, 2016 3:07 AM EDT 1.509 k 0 2 If host Ryan Seacrest is to be believed, Thursday night's (April 7) finale was not the end for American Idol , it's just the end "for now." 'American Idol' Finale: Inside Phillip Phillips' Contentious Return ...

  2. Watch 'American Idol' Star Lee DeWyze's In-Studio Performance of New Song 'Stone': Exclusive Video

    January 14, 2016 5:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Lee DeWyze , the  American Idol  season 9 winner,  is ready for the release of his  new album  Oil & Water, out Feb. 12. And now song "Stone" is particularly close to his heart. Lee DeWyze's 'Frames': Exclusive Album Pre ...

  3. Lee Dewyze: #IMHO - In My Honest Opinion

    Lee Dewyze: #IMHO - In My Honest Opinion

    April 30, 2015 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lee Dewyze gives us his opinion on whether or not "American Idol" is the easy route into music. music , Cambio on AOL , 5minmedia , interviews , Lee DeWyze Videos Lee DeWyze ...

  4. Chart Highlights: Pitbull & Ke$ha, Beyonce & Jay Z Score New No. 1s

    January 20, 2014 4:55 PM EST The former pair takes over atop Pop Songs with 'Timber,' while the latter twosome's 'Drunk in Love' crowns R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay. Plus, new leaders for Demi Lovato, Avenged Sevenfold, Zac Brown Band and Elvis Crespo (al ...

  5. Jonas Brothers, Jason Derulo Added to Bill for 'Live In the Vineyard' Fest

    September 10, 2013 9:00 AM EDT The Jonas Brothers will join Jason Derulo, Kevin Rudolf, Delta Rae, American Authors on the bill for this November’s “Live In The Vineyard” festival in California. Earlier, organizers announced Five for Fighting, Gavin DeGraw, James Blunt, Lee DeW ...

  6. Chart Moves: The Beatles Beat Backstreet Boys; Tedeschi Trucks Band's Best Week

    August 30, 2013 9:30 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Luke Bryan spent a second week at No. 1 with "Crash My Party," while John Mayer debuted at No. 2 with "Paradise Valley." Mayer was one of five new entries in the top 10 this week, ...

  7. Lee DeWyze Finds 'Silver Lining,' New Album of 'Folk Anthem Pop-Rock' Coming

    May 01, 2013 6:45 AM EDT “American Idol” season winner Lee DeWyze returned to the show last week to debut his new single, “Silver Lining." Following the recent performance, the Illinois-based rocker spoke to Billboard on what he's been up to since the 2012 relea ...

  8. Phillip Phillips: The Billboard Cover Story

    January 07, 2013 5:00 PM EST 1 1 0 The 'Home' star has turned the top-selling coronation song in "American Idol" history into a gold album During the final week of 2012, the most recent "American Idol" champion, Phillip Phillips , saw his debut album cro ...

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  10. Presidential Debate 2012, Round 2: Musicians React on Twitter

    October 17, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Barack Obama found his pulse during last night's second debate with GOP challenger Mitt Romney, with snap polls from CBS, CNN and Public Policy Polling, among others, declaring the President winner of the town hall-style forum at Long Island� ...

  11. Kris Allen Latest 'Idol' Winner to Part With RCA

    September 20, 2012 8:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" season eight winner Kris Allen is no longer with RCA Records, a label rep confirms to The Hollywood Reporter . Signed to the Sony Music subsidiary immediately after his 2009 victory over runner-up Adam Lambert, Allen releas ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. '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 ...

  14. Chart Moves: Kimbra Debuts in Top 20 on Billboard 200, McCartney's 'Ram' Returns

    June 01, 2012 8:38 AM EDT The Billboard 200: John Mayer was the big news on the Billboard 200 this week as his Born and Raised album debuted at No. 1, selling 219,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the singer/songwriter's third chart-topper and could ...

  15. Phillip Phillips Storms Hot 100's Top 10, Gotye Has Year's Longest-Running No. 1

    May 30, 2012 5:50 PM EDT Newly-crowned "American Idol" champion Phillip Phillips is the first artist to send a coronation single into the Billboard Hot 100's top 10 in four years, as his "Home" blasts onto the chart at No. 10. Phillip Phillips ...

  16. '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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 'Idol' Favorite Crystal Bowersox Parts Ways With Record Label

    October 21, 2011 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following Lee DeWyze's lead, "American Idol's" Crystal Bowersox has parted ways with her label. The season 9 runner-up was signed to Sony Music's Jive Records (the label's moniker was recently retired by RCA Records, wh ...

  20. 'American Idol's' Crystal Bowersox Parts Ways With 19 Recordings, Sony Music

    October 20, 2011 8:33 PM EDT Following Lee DeWyze's lead, "American Idol's" Crystal Bowersox has parted ways with her label. The season 9 runner-up was signed to Sony Music's Jive Records (the label's moniker was recently retired by RCA Records, ...

  21. 'American Idol' Stages A Country Comeback

    October 14, 2011 9:49 AM EDT "American Idol" is back. With the arrival of the show's latest winner, Scotty McCreery, at the top of the Billboard 200 this week, he breaks a woeful streak of subpar performances from the series' recent winners. "Clear ...

  22. 'Idol's' Scotty McCreery Makes History at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    October 12, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery makes history as his debut album, "Clear as Day," bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 197,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. McCreery is the first country act to debut at No ...

  23. Lee DeWyze Dropped By RCA Records

    October 06, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 He avoided elimination all through his "American Idol" run, but Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze has reached the end of the road at RCA Records. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter last week, newly appointed RCA Records CEO Peter Edge co ...

  24. Scotty McCreery Poised to Top Billboard 200 With Debut

    October 05, 2011 10:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 "American Idol" 2011 winner Scotty McCreery is poised to become the first "Idol" champ since Ruben Studdard in 2003 (and only third overall) to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with their first release. Industry p ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Lee DeWyze Gets Engaged, LCD Soundsystem Become Legos

    July 27, 2011 6:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lee DeWyze Gets Engaged Former "American Idol" champ Lee DeWyze is engaged to model Jonna Walsh after proposing at Disney World on July 16. The couple is planni ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. 'Idols' Scotty McCreery & Lauren Alaina Top Hot 100 Debuts, Adele Still No. 1

    June 01, 2011 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 A dele 's "Rolling in the Deep" banks a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (June 2) on Billboard.com, while this year's "American Idol" champion and runner-up roar in with top 20 debu ...

  28. Lady Gaga Tops Billboard 200, Brad Paisley Arrives at No. 2

    June 01, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A s previously reported , Lady Gaga comes in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart as her "Born This Way" set sold 1,108,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. That marks the largest sales week for any album sinc ...

  29. 'Idol' Winner Scotty McCreery Aiming For Hot 100's Top 10

    May 27, 2011 3:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Now that "American Idol" has crowned 17-year old Scotty McCreery as its latest winner , how is his coronation single, "I Love You This Big," selling? Presently, industry prognosticators are projecting that the single may sell aro ...

  30. 'American Idol': Lee DeWyze, Nigel Lythgoe Feud Heats Up

    May 27, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 It seems there was actually more drama happening off the stage at the "American Idol" finale Wednesday (May 25) night. 'American Idol' Finale: 10 Best Performances (Video) After the taping of the show -- which saw Scotty McCreery ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Pia Toscano Working on Album, DMX Prison Release Announced

    May 26, 2011 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Pia Toscano Working on 'Diva' Album With season 10 coming to a close last night, word is out that Pia Toscano is already hard at work on her debut album and it ...

  32. 5 Reasons Lauren Alaina Will Win 'American Idol'

    May 25, 2011 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 So you say Scotty McCreery is a shoo-in to win "American Idol," eh? Not so fast. Lauren Alaina will pull off an upset tonight and become the first girl since 2007 to take home the crown. Here's why: Photos: Lauren Alaina's ' ...

  33. '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 ...

  34. '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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. Billboard Bits: Jennifer Hudson, Sugarland Playing 'Idol' Next Week, Shadows Guitarist Jet Harris Dies

    March 18, 2011 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jennifer Hudson, Sugarland Taking "American Idol" Stage Next Week After Lee DeWyze and the Black Eyed Peas took the stage for the "Idol" elimination s ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Stars Test Drive the Billboard Chart App

    Stars Test Drive the Billboard Chart App

    February 18, 2011 8:18 AM EST 0 0 0 Stars_Praise_BB_IPhone_App Dr. Luke , app , new boyz , LMFAO , Ne-Yo , lee dewyze , iphone , Charts , App , iphone Videos App iphone Lee DeWyze LMFAO Ne-Yo New Boyz Brightcove ...

  39. Lee DeWyze - Westwood One's Backstage at the Grammys Interview

    Lee DeWyze - Westwood One's Backstage at the Grammys Interview

    February 13, 2011 12:52 PM EST 0 0 0 Lee DeWyze - Pre-Grammy Interview Videos Lee DeWyze Brightcove ...

  40. Ask Billboard: Chart Beat Readers' 2010 Favorites

    December 31, 2010 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 This week, it's all about the best of 2010 - my picks and yours. Here are my favorite concerts, albums (and more) of the past 12 months. Please feel free to share your rankings in the comments section below or at [email protected] (please inc ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson Go Back Home in New 'Idol' Winners Special

    December 21, 2010 1:19 PM EST 0 0 0 All nine "American Idol" winners, from Kelly Clarkson to Lee DeWyze , traveled to their hometowns and reflected on what life has been like since being crowned America's favorite singer on "AI: Welcome Home," a special that a ...

  43. Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson Go Back Home in New 'Idol' Winners Special

    December 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST All nine "American Idol" winners, from Kelly Clarkson to Lee DeWyze, traveled to their hometowns and reflected on what life has been like since being crowned America's favorite singer on "AI: Welcome Home," a special that ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. Susan Boyle's 'Gift' to Keep Giving on Billboard 200

    November 18, 2010 2:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Though a hefty number of blockbuster new albums reached the marketplace on Tuesday, Nov. 16, none of them look like they'll topple Susan Boyle's "The Gift" from No. 1 on the Billboard 200 next week. Industry prognosticators sugge ...

  46. George Strait Scores 83rd Country Songs Top 10

    November 17, 2010 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 STRAIT TALK: George Strait edges closer to Eddy Arnold 's record for most top 10s on Billboard's Country Songs chart, as "The Breath You Take" rises 11-10. The song is Strait's 83rd top 10 on the list, a sum second only to A ...

  47. Lee DeWyze Wants Fans Dancing to His Post-'Idol' Debut

    November 08, 2010 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze says he wanted to be "dimensional" on his major label debut album, "Live It Up," which comes out Nov. 16. "This is why I even auditioned (for 'Idol') in the first place, ...

  48. Lee DeWyze Reveals Four Tracks from New Album

    October 08, 2010 6:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Friday (Oct. 8), 19 Recordings/RCA debuted four tracks from "American Idol" Season Nine champ Lee DeWyze's new album, "Live It Up," which is scheduled for release on Nov. 16. Fans of DeWeezy will be happy to know that his ...

  49. Billboard Bits: 50 Cent and Chelsea Handler Not Dating, Juliette Lewis Hospitalized

    October 07, 2010 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Juliette Lewis Hospitalized After Hit-and-Run Accident Actress and singer Juliette Lewis was hospitalized yesterday evening (Oct. 6) after her car was totaled by a hit-an ...

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