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James Durbin To Release Debut Album This November

Published on September 28, 2011 By admin

American Idol Season 10 metal enthusiast James Durbin has announced a title and release date for his debut album, Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster. According to Durbin, the title “means looking back on events in my life, to see the beauty in the pain.” (It’s maybe just a smidge too similar to Kanye’s My Beautiful […]

Jennifer Lopez, Nicole Sherzinger, And Steven Tyler Hit iHeartRadio Music Fest

Published on September 26, 2011 By admin

As if a new song from Alicia Keys, a rousing rendition of Kelly Clarkson’s “Mr. Know It All,” a colorful set by Nicki Minaj, and a Lady Gaga-Sting duet wasn’t more than enough pop excitement for one weekend, the iHeartRadio Music Festival had still more to entice us. First came an introduction of Jennifer Lopez […]

Pepsi Celebrates ‘The X Factor’ With Pop Star Medley Commercial

Published on September 22, 2011 By admin

Pepsi is the drink-of-choice of The X Factor (yet another example of how Simon Cowell’s new show is completely different from Coca-Cola-sponsored American Idol)  and the company tributes the music icons who have appeared in previous Pepsi spots over the last few decades by airing a new commercial tonight on the series premiere. Watch a […]

Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad & The Dev In This Week’s Reader Comments

Published on September 10, 2011 By admin

Over the past week, Kelly Clarkson unveiled her Stronger album cover, Blake Shelton’s “Footloose” cover made its way online, Season 10 American Idol contestant James Durbin signed a label deal and we highlighted both a handful of this fall’s upcoming releases and 10 albums that turn(ed) 20 in 2011. Here on Idolator we also premiered […]

Jennifer Lopez’s “Papi” Video Shoot Gets “Out Of Control”

Published on August 23, 2011 By admin

Jennifer Lopez was certainly busy this weekend. The Vanity Fair vamp took over Downtown Los Angeles for her “Papi” music video. The recent Madame Tussauds’ honoree tweeted on Sunday, ”#omg yesterday got a ‘lil hectic,” adding “it was out of control yesterday!!!!! #imexcited”.  We assume the American Idol judge was refering to the crazed mob of […]

Gavin DeGraw Releases Statement While Recovering From Assault

Published on August 19, 2011 By admin

Nearly two weeks ago, Gavin DeGraw was both assaulted and hit by a taxi cab in Manhattan after leaving a bar. And while he was scheduled to be touring around the States with Maroon 5 and Train, the 34-year-old singer has now found himself at home in New York, recovering from his attack after being […]

7 Classy Quotes From Adam Levine’s ‘OUT’ Magazine Cover Story (PHOTOS)

Published on August 16, 2011 By admin

Adam Levine is really going for that rugged rocker look for his cover of OUT magazine with his scruffy beard, flannel shirt and weathered leather jacket. Inside the latest issue, however, the Maroon 5 frontman is as shirtless as he is in “Moves Like Jagger”. Of course the “Stereo Hearts” crooner is more than just eye […]

Confirmed: Jennifer Lopez Returning To ‘American Idol’ Next Season

Published on August 11, 2011 By admin

Just a day after glam new promo pics of the forthcoming American X Factor crew arrived, American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe called in to Ryan Seacrest’s KIIS-FM show and dropped this bit of eclipsing info: “I am delighted to say that all three judges, along with the brilliant host of American Idol is back for […]

Nicole Scherzinger And Paula Abdul Glow In US ‘X Factor’ Promo Pics (PHOTOS)

Published on August 10, 2011 By admin

Nicole Scherzinger certainly isn’t going for that all natural look in the newly released promo pics for the X Factor. The “Wet” singer looks like a glamazon! Not to be outdone, former American Idol judge Paula Abdul looks unbelievably good. The 49-year-old continues to age in reverse. Rounding out these shots are co-stars L.A. Reid and […]

Pia Toscano Premiered Her Debut Video Today, Too — Watch “This Time”

Published on August 10, 2011 By admin

Did the most current crop of American Idol alumni receive any budget for their debut music videos? Lauren Alaina’s clip was mostly baby photos; Scotty McCreery’s video was him singing on a stage in front of friends and fam; and now ninth-place finisher Pia Toscano’s extremely-widescreen video for “This Time” basically requires her to look […]