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Simpson For American Idol Judge?

JESSICA SIMPSON has emerged as the new favourite to take over from SIMON COWELL as a judge on hit TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL after JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and SIR ELTON JOHN both rejected the role.Speculation...

Timberlake & John Snub Idol Offers

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and SIR ELTON JOHN have turned down offers to fill SIMON COWELL's vacant judging seat on TV talent contest AMERICAN IDOL, according to online reports.Cowell quit the show in May (10) to focus...

Lythgoe Returns To Idol As Producer; Judge Too?

Nigel Lythgoe is returning as executive producer of American Idol, raising speculation that he may also step into Simon Cowell's shoes as a judge on America's top-rated entertainment show. Cowell served as a judge on...

American Idol Reject To Sue For $300 Million

The AMERICAN IDOL reject who stormed the stage during the competition's live TV finale in May (10) is preparing to file a $300 million (£200 million) lawsuit against show producers, accusing them of "exploiting" his...

Timberlake Tapped For Idol?

Pop star JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is the latest celebrity name to emerge as a potential contender for SIMON COWELL's vacant judging seat on AMERICAN IDOL.According to The Hollywood Reporter, the SexyBack hitmaker has joined Sir Elton...

Mcphee Looking To Bright Lights Of Broadway

Singer KATHARINE MCPHEE wants to follow in the footsteps of her fellow AMERICAN IDOL star JORDIN SPARKS and hit the Broadway stage - but she insists on waiting for the perfect part.The pop star admits...

Jordin Sparks' Dance Reluctance

Jordin Sparks was reluctant to branch out into the dance music genre. The 'No Air' hitmaker - who shot to fame after winning reality television show 'American Idol' in 2007 - revealed while she hadn't...

Isaak For Idol?

Singer CHRIS ISAAK has emerged as the latest name to be considered as SIMON COWELL's replacement on AMERICAN IDOL.The Wicked Game hitmaker has met with producers twice since Cowell quit the show in May (10)...

Carrie Underwood's Pink Pooch

Carrie Underwood was accompanied down the aisle by her dog.The 27-year-old singer - who married ice hockey player Mike Fisher in a lavish ceremony at the Ritz Carlton Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro on Saturday (10.07.10)...

A War Of Kings Erupts

War has broken out between two kings -- the King of All Media, as Howard Stern bills himself, and Larry King, the departing CNN talk-show host. In an interview with Steppin' Out magazine, Larry King...

Idol Hit-and-run Suspect Indicted

A man accused of killing AMERICAN IDOL wannabe ALEXIS COHEN in a hit-and-run accident last year (09) has been formerly charged on three counts including aggravated manslaughter.Contestant Cohen, 25, died after she was run over...

Jonas Brothers And Idols Scrap Concert Dates

The JONAS BROTHERS and the stars of AMERICAN IDOL have become the latest victims of America's cruel summer - they've been forced to cancel concerts due to poor ticket sales.Promoters behind the American Idols Live...

Ryan Seacrest's Kiss-filled Vacation

Ryan Seacrest has been spotted kissing Julianne Hough on vacation.The 'American Idol' presenter has been rumoured to be dating the 'Dancing with the Stars' dancer for a few months and the pair have now been...

Cowell Backs Connick, Jr. As Idol Replacement

HARRY CONNICK, JR. has been tipped as the favourite to take over SIMON COWELL's role as a judge on AMERICAN IDOL by the star himself - the music mogul insists the crooner is "a great...

The (Live) King Is Dead; Long Live The (Taped) King

After weeks of rumors that he was about to end his CNN show because of plunging ratings and internal strife at the cable news network, Larry King posted this message on his Twitter account late...

Dioguardi: 'It Has To Be Connick, Jr.'

AMERICAN IDOL judge KARA DIOGUARDI is voting for HARRY CONNICK, JR. to replace SIMON COWELL as her sidekick on the U.S. talent show.The crooner jumped to the top of the favourites list after he mentored...

Michaels Planning To Sit Down And Talk With American Idol Bosses

Rocker BRET MICHAELS has revealed he is in talks with AMERICAN IDOL bosses about possibly replacing SIMON COWELL as a judge on the show.The Poison star made his first live appearance after his recent brain...

Lautner Loves American Idol

TWILIGHT star TAYLOR LAUTNER is a huge fan of TV talent show AMERICAN IDOL - because he's tone deaf.The hunky actor boasts he has never missed an episode in nine years - but it's not...

Aiken: 'I Want To Be Idol Judge'

Former AMERICAN IDOL star CLAY AIKEN has added his name to the list of possible replacements for departed judge SIMON COWELL.Elton John, Harry Connick, Jr. and another former Idol, Adam Lambert, have emerged as the...

Kelly Clarkson's Mystery Duet

Kelly Clarkson has recorded a mystery duet.The 'I Do Not Hook Up' singer - who recently performed on Simon Cowell's last ever 'American Idol' - has headed back into the studio to work on her...

Pickler Engaged

Former AMERICAN IDOL contestant KELLIE PICKLER is engaged to marry her longtime boyfriend, songwriter KYLE JACOBS.The country singer's partner proposed on 15 June (10) - a day which is usually steeped in sadness for the...

Ryan Seacrest's Dancer Romance?

Ryan Seacrest's romance with Julianne Hough is reportedly heating up.The 'American Idol' host and the former 'Dancing With The Stars' dancer are said to have been quietly dating for a while, with their romance starting...

Simon Cowell Makes Time For Love

Simon Cowell's fiancee wants to spend more time with him. The former 'American Idol' judge - who got engaged to make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy in February -is flying the brunette beauty from Los Angeles to...

Idol Reduces Qualifying Age

Call it the latest Justin Bieber effect American Idol has announced that it is reducing the qualifying age for contestants from 16 to 15. (The maximum age remains 28.) "A lot of young, talented people...

Reese Witherspoon To Receive Fame Star

Reese Witherspoon is to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The 'Legally Blonde' star is one of 30 new famous faces who will be immortalised on Hollywood Boulevard, along with actresses Gwyneth Paltrow,...

Combs Offers To Take Idol Pay Cut

SEAN COMBS has issued a fresh plea to AMERICAN IDOL bosses to hire him as a replacement for SIMON COWELL - he's offered to take a five per cent pay cut on the music mogul's...

Idol Bosses Facing Union Lawsuit

Executives at a musicians' union in the U.S. have filed suit against the producers of AMERICAN IDOL, alleging they have failed to pay royalties to artists who worked on tracks for the show.Bosses at The...

Simon Cowell Ready To Wed

Simon Cowell will be a "great and loving" husband.The music mogul got engaged to make-up artist Mezhgan Hussainy earlier this year and close pal Paula Abdul - who worked with the 50-year-old star on the...

Gossip Girl Leads Teen Choice Awards

'Gossip Girl' leads the nominations for this year's Teen Choice Awards.The popular US TV show is up for the Choice TV Show: Drama accolade, while its stars Chace Crawford, Penn Badgley, Blake Lively and Leighton...

Seacrest's Stalker Gets Two Year Prison Sentence

The man accused of harassing AMERICAN IDOL host RYAN SEACREST has been sentenced to two years in prison.Chidi Uzomah Jr., a special forces reserve for the U.S. Army, was charged with a felony count of...

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