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Fantasia Barrino Reveals Aretha Franklin Snub

FANTASIA BARRINO says she did not attend the 53rd GRAMMY AWARDS because she was not asked to take part in a tribute performance honouring ARETHA FRANKLIN.FANTASIA BARRINO, the AMERICAN IDOL winner, says she did not...

Jennifer Lopez Makes U-turn On X Factor Judging Role

JENNIFER LOPEZ has made a U-turn on her decision to become a judge on SIMON COWELL's US version of the X Factor. JENNIFER LOPEZ , the American singer and actress who is currently working as...

Jennifer Lopez Turns Down Role On Us X Factor

JENNIFER LOPEZ has reportedly turned down a judging role on SIMON COWELL's US version of the X FACTOR.JENNIFER LOPEZ has rejected SIMON COWELL's advances to lure her from AMERICAN IDOL to his new show the...

Cbs Regains First Place

It was a week that saw CBS's Grammy Awards telecast draw its biggest audience in eleven years but the finale of CBS's Live to Dance with Paula Abdul flatlined with just 4.6 million. Four shows...

Katharine Mcphee Signs Up For Spielberg Musical Smash

KATHARINE MCPHEE has joined the cast of STEVEN SPIELBERG's television musical drama 'Smash'.KATHARINE MCPHEE, the AMERICAN IDOL runner-up, has signed up to star in the pilot episode of STEVEN SPIELBERG's new musical drama 'Smash', according...

Ellen Degeneres Is Related To Kate Middleton

ELLEN DEGENERES has revealed that she is related to KATE MIDDLETON.ELLEN DEGENERES, the American talk show host and former AMERICAN IDOL judge, has revealed that she is related to PRINCE WILLIAM's soon-to-be wife KATE MIDDLETON,...

Jennifer Lopez Gives Experience To Idol Hopefuls

Jennifer Lopez is enjoying her judging role on 'American Idol' because she can pass on her experience to the pop hopefuls.The 41-year-old singer-and-actress - who is joined on the panel of the TV talent show...

Faithfull Slams Cowell's 'Depressing' Reality Shows

Sixties icon MARIANNE FAITHFULL has hit out at SIMON COWELL's "depressing" reality TV shows such as AMERICAN IDOL and THE X FACTOR - branding them "completely false".The former rock wild child admits she's not a...

Carrie Underwood Songs Banned From Radio Station

CARRIE UNDERWOOD has had her songs banned from the Ottawa pop radio station CISS.CARRIE UNDERWOOD, the acclaimed American country singer, has had her songs erased from the playlist at the Ottawa radio station CISS, reports...

Christina Aguilera Sounded Like A Cat Says Simon Cowell

CHRISTINA AGUILERA's Super Bowl rendition of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' sounded like "100,000 people in a stadium had just sat on a cat", according to X- Factor guru SIMON COWELL.CHRISTINA AGUILERA has been criticised by SIMON...

Matthew Perry's Mr Sunshine Debuts To Audience Of 10 Million

MATTHEW PERRY's new show 'Mr Sunshine' premiered last night (9th February 2011) to an audience of over 10 million.MATTHEW PERRY, the American actor best known for his role as 'Chandler' on the hit sitcom FRIENDS,...

Jennifer Hudson Loses 80lbs

Jennifer Hudson has lost 80lbs on her diet.The 29-year-old singer - who became the face of Weight Watchers in 2010 - feels like a "brand new" person since shedding the huge amount of weight.She said:...

Matthew Perry's Mr Sunshine Debuts To Audience Of 10 Million

MATTHEW PERRY's new show 'Mr Sunshine' premiered last night (9th February 2011) to an audience of over 10 million.MATTHEW PERRY, the American actor best known for his role as 'Chandler' on the hit sitcom FRIENDS,...

Fantasia Barrino To Star As Mahalia Jackson In Biopic

FANTASIA BARRINO is set to star as gospel legend MAHALIA JACKSON in a forthcoming biopic.FANTASIA BARRINO, the American singer and former AMERICAN IDOL champion, has been cast as MAHALIA JACKSON in a new movie documenting...

Fox Hails One Of Its Biggest Weeks

Needless to say, Fox TV, which drew the largest U.S. audience in TV history with this year's Super Bowl telecast (111 million viewers) and cashed in afterwards with the post-game show and a special edition...

Meat Loaf Not A Fan Of Judge Tyler

Meat Loaf is disappointed with Steven Tyler for becoming a judge on 'American Idol'. The 63-year-old musician has recently accepted an offer to appear on reality TV show 'Celebrity Apprentice' with Donald Trump but despite...

Idol Star Tyler Helps Boost Aerosmith Sales

STEVEN TYLER's decision to join the AMERICAN IDOL judging panel appears to have paid off for his group AEROSMITH - sales of the band's albums are way up.The quirky rocker has become an instant hit...

Nicole Scherzinger Set For Us X Factor Role

Simon Cowell reportedly wants Nicole Scherzinger on the judging panel of the US 'X Factor'.The 32-year-old singer impressed the music and TV mogul with her guest appearance on the UK version of the pop star...

Paula Abdul To Judge X Factor?

Simon Cowell has hinted Paula Abdul could join the judging panel of the US version of 'The X Factor'.The music mogul insisted he has still not made a decision as to who would help him...

Cowell Offers $5-Million Contract To X Factor Winner

The winner of the upcoming U.S. version of Simon Cowell's The X Factor will receive a recording contract from Sony Music that will be worth $5 million, Cowell said today (Monday). It will be the...

Simon Cowell Reveals 5m Prize For X Factor Winner

The winner of the US version of 'The X Factor' will land a $5 million contract.Show supremo Simon Cowell is excited to be offering the biggest guaranteed prize in television history, and has also revealed...

Pitbull Calls Jennifer Lopez 'A Hurricane'

Pitbull describes Jennifer Lopez as "a hurricane".The 'Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor)' hitmaker said he felt "special" and that it was an "honour" to guest star on the US actor, singer and 'American...

Idol Untarnished By Loss Of Cowell

Ratings for Fox's American Idol continued to hold up well in its third week Wednesday night. They were virtually flat against last week and also against the third week of last season, when the first...

Jennifer Lopez Will Watch Super Bowl With President

Jennifer Lopez will watch this weekend's Super Bowl with President Barack Obama at the White House.The singer-and-actress and her husband Marc Anthony have been invited to the US presidential offices in Washington by the American...

Lopez Stunned By Generous Tyler

JENNIFER LOPEZ has been left stunned by AEROSMITH rocker STEVEN TYLER's big heart as she sits next to him on the new-look AMERICAN IDOL judging panel - because he always knows what to say to...

Fox Takes Over First Place

Fox returned to the head of the class last week, displacing CBS's hold on the No. 1 spot in both total adults and the 18-49 demo. Wednesday's edition of American Idol topped the Nielsen ratings...

Aerosmith Recording 'Stone Cold'

Aerosmith don't prepare anything before going into the studio to make their new record. The 'Walk This Way' group are currently working on their 15th album at the home recording studio of producer Marti Frederiksen,...

Jennifer Lopez Won't Share Parenting Tips

Jennifer Lopez doesn't give advice to expectant mothers - because it would be "annoying". The 'American Idol' judge has two-year-old twins, Max and Emme, with her husband Marc Anthony and admits during her own pregnancy...

American Idol Reject Sues For A Third Time

A former AMERICAN IDOL contestant is attempting to sue bosses for discrimination for a third time, withdrawing a $100 million (£66 million) complaint to ask for just $5 million (£3.3 million).Ian Benardo, who failed his...

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