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APPLETON, Wis. . . . . . . . Former “American Idol” contestant Danny Gokey says the show’s producers told him he was the reason they looked for … Continue reading Gokey Helped Get 'Idol' to Milwaukee for Auditions

The Fox television network on Friday unveiled a midseason revamp to its prime-time schedule, including a move to Wednesday for the first night of … Continue reading Fox Moves "American Idol" to Wednesday

Former American Idol judge Paula Abdul returns to reality TV when her new series Live to Dance debuts with a two-hour series premiere on CBS Tuesday, Jan. 4. The show will then move to its regular time slot — Wednesdays at 8 PM –which The Washington Post eloquently points out is the same night that [...] Continue reading Paula Abdul Dance Reality Show “Live To Dance” Debuts Jan. 4; Will Face Off Against “Idol”

Sir Elton John has revealed that he refused to join the American Idol judging panel, because he finds the show ”boring”. ”The Rocket Man” was reported to have been among the strongest contenders to take over a vacant seat following the departure of Simon Cowell, Ellen DeGeneres and Kara DioGuardi. The places were eventually handed [...] Continue reading Sir Elton John finds ”American Idol” boring

Pop legend Elton John has made some controversial comments about contemporary pop music, the tarts who sing it, and snubbing American Idol in a new interview. In a chat with Britain’s Radio Times Magazine, the “Candle in the Wind” hitmaker explains his decision to snub a rumored eight-figure deal to replace music titan Simon Cowell [...] Continue reading Elton John Retires From Pop; Explains “American Idol” Snub