1. 'American Idol': Things You Didn't See on Season 15's First Live Show

    February 26, 2016 5:17 AM EST 0 0 0 Watching American Idol at home, you can only see what the cameras show you. But when you’re inside Stage 36 at CBS Television City in Los Angeles, you get a much bigger picture of what’s happening in front of and behind the cameras. Billboard contin ...

  2. 'American Idol' Recap: Artists Fight for Six Remaining Spots in Top 10

    February 24, 2016 10:37 PM EST 0 0 0 After last week’s showcase solos and duets, judges Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr . narrowed the contestant pool of American Idol’s farewell season to 14 remaining artists. Tonight, America finally gets to take control. But first, ...

  3. 'American Idol' Recap: Past Contestants Return for Group 2 Duet Round

    February 18, 2016 10:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Group 2 performed their duets on American Idol tonight, with former Idol contestants Kellie Pickler , David Cook , Chris Daughtry , Jordin Sparks , Haley Reinhart and Constantine Maroulis returning to sing with the farewell season singers. After the ...

  4. 'American Idol' Recap: Group 2 Takes the Stage for Solo Performances

    February 17, 2016 10:11 PM EST 0 0 0 The second half of season 15’s top 24 performed their solo showcases tonight, singing in front of a live audience and judges Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr . As with Group 1, the members of Group 2 also had the chance to share int ...

  5. 'The Voice' Winner Jordan Smith Announces Debut Album, Releases First Song 'Stand In The Light': Listen

    February 12, 2016 9:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Jordan Smith’s post- The Voice career is about to hit its strides.  The popular singer, who took out Season 9 of the TV talent show, has just announced his album debut Something Beautiful , the first through a newly-forged collaboration with Republi ...

  6. 'American Idol' Recap: First Half of Farewell Season's Top 24 Take the Stage for Solos

    February 10, 2016 10:21 PM EST 0 0 0 With the farewell season’s contestant pool narrowed to the top 24, American Idol entered the showcase round of the competition this week. Tonight, 12 of the top 24 gave solo performances for a live audience at the Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles. To ...

  7. 'American Idol' Recap: Last Ever Hollywood Week Reveals the Top 24

    February 04, 2016 10:44 PM EST 0 0 0 The very last "Hollywood Week" finally came to a close on American Idol tonight with the top 51 artists performing in front of a large live audience as well as judges Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr . The morning after th ...

  8. 'American Idol' Recap: Contestant Pool Slashed During First Round of Hollywood Week

    January 27, 2016 10:16 PM EST 0 0 0 With the last of American Idol’s auditions over, season 15 headed into Hollywood Week tonight. All of the artists who were lucky enough to be handed golden tickets traveled to the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, where the competition always heats up. Ho ...

  9. 'American Idol' Recap: Final Audition Round Wraps As Hollywood Week Looms On the Horizon

    January 21, 2016 10:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Tonight marked the last night of auditions for American Idol’s final season. Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban , and Harry Connick Jr. handed out the last of the golden tickets to the final class of Idol  hopefuls heading to Hollywood Week. Jessica Cabra ...

  10. 'American Idol' Recap: A Few Familiar Faces Return For the Last Week of Auditions

    January 21, 2016 3:17 AM EST 0 0 0 The final week of American Idol’s season 15 auditions started tonight. Judges Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban , and Harry Connick Jr. saw auditions from some of the hopefuls who turned out for the Idol audition bus tour. The first person to audition wa ...

  11. 'American Idol' Recap: Fourth Night of Auditions Returns to Little Rock and Denver

    January 14, 2016 11:47 PM EST 0 0 0 T he fourth night of auditions brought American Idol judges Jennifer Lopez , Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. to Denver and Little Rock, where more singers of all styles and levels of experience vied for golden tickets. First up in Denver were frie ...

  12. 'American Idol' Recap: Young Singers Stand Out in Philadelphia

    January 13, 2016 11:11 PM EST 0 0 0 Week two of season 15’s auditions kicked off in Philadelphia, with former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken dropping by to both help and mess with some of the artists. The first audition of the night came from Gianna Isabella, the daughter of 1980s ...

  13. 'American Idol' Alum Jessica Sanchez Returns With 'Christmas' EP

    December 17, 2015 1:37 AM EST 8 0 1 American Idol Jessica Sanchez has been an awful good girl and is giving her fans a present for the holidays in the form of a new yuletide EP, Christmas With Jessica .  "I have always wanted to do a Christmas album and covers," Sanchez tell ...

  14. 'The Voice' Season Nine: And the Winner Is...

    December 15, 2015 11:52 PM EST 0 0 0 The winning artist and coach of The Voice’s ninth season were crowned tonight after Monday night’s round of excellent performances from the top four artists: Emily Ann Roberts, Barrett Baber, Jeffery Austin and Jordan Smith. The top four each had th ...

  15. 'The Voice' Recap: In Season Nine Semifinal, Most Artists Opt for Ballads

    December 08, 2015 4:26 AM EST 0 0 0 Tonight, the top nine artists of The Voice’s ninth season performed in the semifinal live show. The pressure was on, as only four artists can advance to the finale after tonight’s voting. First up was Barrett Baber from Blake Shelton’s team. He deci ...

  16. 'American Idol' Season 3 Alum Marque 'Tate' Lynche Dead at 34

    December 08, 2015 12:19 AM EST Former Mousketeer and  American Idol Season 3 alum Marque "Tate" Lynche was found dead in his New York Apartment Sunday night (Dec. 6) under what police are calling "suspicious circumstances." His body was discovered by his ro ...

  17. 'The Voice' Recap: Nine Artists Advance to Next Week's Semifinals

    December 01, 2015 10:37 PM EST 0 0 0 One artist was eliminated on The Voice tonight, with the top nine contestants advancing to next week’s live semifinals. Eight of those semifinalists automatically advanced, and one was selected by the audience instant Twitter save. Seven of the arti ...

  18. 'The Voice' Recap: Top 10 Fight for Spots in the Semifinals

    November 30, 2015 11:38 PM EST 0 0 0 The top 10 artists performed on The Voice tonight, all vying for spots in next week’s semifinal round of live shows.  The night started with Jeffery Austin from Gwen Stefani’s team singing “Jealous” by Labrinth . Austin went with a more formal look ...

  19. 'The Voice' Recap: Top 10 Revealed

    November 24, 2015 10:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Season nine’s top 10 artists were announced on The Voice tonight as the show heads into the last few weeks of the competition. The bottom two artists sang live in hopes of securing the audience instant save, but only one could advance. Brad Paisley ...

  20. 'The Voice' Recap: Top 11 Artists Revealed

    November 17, 2015 10:22 PM EST 0 0 0 After last night’s impressive top 12 performances, the votes were in. In The Voice’s results show tonight, the bottom two artists had to sing for the instant save in order to stay in the competition. The first two artists to advance in the competiti ...

  21. 'The Voice' Recap: Top 12 Artists Fight to Stay in the Competition in Third Night of Live Playoffs

    November 17, 2015 12:43 AM EST 0 0 0 After last week’s brutal round of cuts, the top 12 artists of The Voice’s ninth season took the stage Monday night for another shot to sing live for America’s votes. Kicking off the night was the youngest artist left in the competition: Braiden Suns ...

  22. Christina Aguilera Offers Well Wishes to Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani

    November 13, 2015 3:31 AM EST 0 0 0 Christina Aguilera wishes nothing but the best for fellow The Voice  mentors Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani . A representative for Shelton recently confirmed that the pair are dating. "They're both great people and divorce is rough. Let th ...

  23. 'The Voice' Recap: Top 12 Revealed After Brutal Round of Cuts

    November 11, 2015 10:33 PM EST 0 0 0 The top 12 artists were revealed on The Voice tonight, with all four teams being cut in half. The top two artists with the most votes from each team automatically advanced, and the coaches each had the chance to save just one more of their remaining ...

  24. 'The Voice' Recap: Live Playoffs Continue with Team Blake and Team Pharrell

    November 11, 2015 12:51 AM EST 0 0 0 The live playoffs continued tonight on The Voice . After Team Gwen and Team Adam took the stage last night, it was time for Blake Shelton and Pharrell to show what they bring to the table for season nine. Team Pharrell and Team Blake finally got the ...

  25. 'The Voice' Recap: Team Gwen and Team Adam Kick Off Live Playoffs

    November 10, 2015 1:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Tonight was the first of the live shows for season nine of The Voice , and artists from Gwen Stefani and Adam Levine’s teams competed for America’s votes. As Carson Daly reminded, this season, all four coaches will be able to bring back a “comeback ...

  26. 'The Voice' Recap: Top 20 Revealed as Knockout Round Ends

    November 03, 2015 2:34 AM EST On the final night of season nine’s Knockout Round, the coaches made their last cuts to their teams ahead of the Live Playoffs, which kick off next week. Rihanna finished out her role as the season's key advisor, pushing the remaining conte ...

  27. 'The Voice' Recap: Rihanna Continues to Push Artists to New Heights

    October 28, 2015 1:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Knockouts continued on The Voice tonight, with more artists advancing to the Live Playoffs as the coaches struggled with who to cut and who to keep. There to help the artists evolve and discover their potential was Rihanna , and once again, she ...

  28. Watch the 'Voice' Judges Do Some Impromptu Karaoke With Jimmy Fallon

    October 27, 2015 7:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jimmy Fallon turned the tables on the judges of The Voice during last night's episode of The Tonight Show  (Oct. 26) -- instead of having them put aspiring stars on the spot, he made Blake Shelton , Gwen Stefani , Adam Levine , and Pharrell do ...

  29. 'The Voice' Recap: Rihanna Helps Season 9's Artists Unlock Their Abilities

    October 27, 2015 2:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 Over the past couple of weeks, the season-nine coaches on The Voice had to make really tough choices during the Battle Round as they pit their own artists against one another. The Knockouts kicked off tonight, and the hard choices kept on coming, as ...

  30. 'The Voice' Recap: Pharrell Uses Season 9's Final Steal as Battles Wrap

    October 20, 2015 11:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 As the final night of the battles began on The Voice tonight, Pharrell Williams  was the only coach with a steal left. And as the Blind Auditions this season proved, Pharrell doesn’t just push his button for anyone: He has to really feel it. It took ...

  31. 'The Voice' Recap: Third Night of Battles Sees Three Judges Use Final Steals

    October 19, 2015 11:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The third night of battles on The Voice brought a wide range of performances to the ring, as everyone fought to stay in the competition. Selena Gomez , Missy Elliott , John Fogerty and Brad Paisley all returned to give advice to the artists from Gwe ...

  32. Gwen Stefani Isn't Done With 'The Voice'

    October 19, 2015 1:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gwen Stefani is leaving The Voice  this winter, when Christina Aguilera returns, but she's not done with the NBC show yet. She said in an interview she'd love to return. Now about halfway through Season 9 , Stefani already misses her show ...

  33. 'The Voice' Recap: Coaches Make More Difficult Choices on Second Night of Battle Round

    October 13, 2015 11:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the second night of the Battle Round for The Voice’s ninth season, Selena Gomez , Missy Elliott , John Fogerty  and Brad Paisley returned to advise artists for coaches Gwen Stefani , Pharrell Williams , Adam Levine and Blake Shelton , respectivel ...

  34. 'The Voice' Recap: Season 9 Battles Begin With Mentor Selena Gomez

    October 12, 2015 11:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 With the Blind Auditions finally over, the heated Battle Round began on The Voice tonight, with coaches Gwen Stefani , Pharrell Williams , Adam Levine and Blake Shelton tapping four celebrity advisors to come and get their respective artists ready f ...

  35. Music Exec Troy Carter Dives into the 'Shark Tank': Watch an Exclusive Preview

    October 06, 2015 8:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 With a managing résumé that has included Lady Gaga , Lindsey Stirling , Meghan Trainor and John Legend , Troy Carter has plenty of experience navigating the waters of the music industry, but this Friday, he will dive headfirst into the Shark Tank . ...

  36. 'The Voice': Coaches Finalize Teams on Last Night of Blind Auditions

    October 06, 2015 9:04 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the season's artists all picked, it's time to prepare for Battles. Tonight was the last round of the Blind Auditions and the last chance for artists to secure spots on the respective teams of season-nine coaches Gwen Stefani , Pharrel ...

  37. 'The Voice' Recap: Artists Continue to Fight for Remaining Spots on Season 9's Teams

    September 30, 2015 12:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Blind Auditions phase of The Voice tends to be the most repetitive part of the process, and it’s hard to get a good picture of who these artists are when the performances are cut so short. It was yet another solid night of performances without a ...

  38. 'The Voice' Recap: Night 3 of Blind Auditions Delivers Strong Artists and a Wedding Proposal

    September 29, 2015 5:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 Heading into tonight’s third round of Blind Auditions, coach Gwen Stefani led the pack with six artists, followed by Blake Shelton with five. Pharrell Williams  and Adam Levine both had four artists on their team at the top of the night. Morgan Fraz ...

  39. 'The Voice' Recap: Night Two of Blind Auditions Brings More Four-Chair Turns

    September 22, 2015 10:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following a very strong opening night of The Voice’s ninth season, night two of the Blind Auditions began with coaches  Adam Levine , Pharrell Williams , Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton all on equal playing field, each with two artists apiece on thei ...

  40. 'The Voice' Recap: Wide Range of Artists Kick Off Season 9

    September 21, 2015 11:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Voice’s ninth season debuted on NBC tonight, with season-eight coaches Blake Shelton , Adam Levine and Pharrell   Williams  all returning to their chairs. Gwen Stefani , who sat out last season, also came back as a coach. The four coaches kicked ...

  41. Simon Cowell to Attend ‎'X Factor' U.K. Auditions After Mother's Death

    July 13, 2015 2:28 AM EDT 0 0 0 Auditions for the new season of ITV talent show The X Factor U.K. ‎are set to start on Wednesday, with creator and judge Simon Cowell attending following the death of his mother on Sunday. Auditions were originally set to begin on Monday, but produc ...

  42. 'The Voice' Season Eight: And the Winner Is...

    May 20, 2015 2:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a lengthy recap of last night’s performances, part two of season eight’s finale went down on The Voice tonight, and a winner was crowned. But first: two hours of performances before Carson Daly got to the highly anticipated results. The night ...

  43. 'The Voice' Recap: Final Four Perform

    May 18, 2015 11:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 After months of intense performances, the final four contestants of season eight went head-to-head on The Voice tonight. Koryn Hawthorne and Sawyer Fredericks from Team Pharrell , Joshua Davis from Adam Levine’s team, and Meghan Linsey from Blake Sh ...

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