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Watch Keith Urban Give a Tour of His ‘Idol’ Trailer

The country star and ‘American Idol’ judge takes fans on a backstage tour of his trailer, where he loves to kick back and relax when not on set. And it’s unlike anything you’ve probably ever imagined. No, really.

04/15/2014

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Interview: Phillip Phillips Insists on Writing His Own Songs, Won’t Stay Folky

Radio.com hopped on the phone with him to talk about shedding his folk sound in favor or rock, vocal lilting and what all this touring has taught him about putting on a live show.

03/28/2014

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Keith Urban’s 2014 Raise ‘Em Up Tour Will Kick Off on July 12

Jerrod Niemann and Brett Eldredge will support Urban on the Raise ‘Em Up Tour, which features a new stage production and song list. See all the tour dates.

03/07/2014

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Clay Aiken Officially Announces He’s Running for Congress

The ‘American Idol’ runner-up officially announced yesterday (Feb. 4) that he is putting his entertainment career on hold to seek out the Democratic seat for Congress in his home state.

02/05/2014

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Jennifer Lopez Proves She’s Still Jenny From the Block in ‘Same Girl’ Video

Don’t be fooled by the rocks that Jennifer Lopez’s got, she’s still Jenny from the block, or as her latest single proclaims, she’s the same girl who used to hop on the 6 train from the Bronx.

01/30/2014

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‘American Idol’ Season 13 Premieres to Worst Ratings Yet, Despite New Judges

If the ratings of last night’s (Jan. 15) American Idol show us anything, it’s that after 13 seasons, America might not really care who their next Idol is.

01/16/2014

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Keith Urban Loves Lorde, Kanye West, Blood Orange and…Air Supply?

“I just [find] her magnetic on so many levels,” Urban says of “Royals” singer Lorde. “She has a lot of artistic depth and gravitas for someone at that age.”

12/20/2013

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Lauren Alaina Opens Up About Father’s Alcoholism in New Single ‘Same Day, Different Bottle’

One of the songs she premiered earlier this week at CMT’s Next Women of Country showcase reveals her father’s battle with alcoholism.

11/07/2013

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Radio.com Inside Out: Reality Singing Show Outsiders

In this episode of Radio.com Inside Out, we explore the outsiders of reality singing shows: from Adam Lambert on American Idol to Beverly McClellan on The Voice to “burrito slinger” Josh Krajcik on X Factor.

09/24/2013

J. Lo performing at the 'American Idol' season finale in 2013. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

New ‘American Idol’ Judges: Jennifer Lopez & Harry Connick, Jr. Confirmed

‘American Idol’ has found their new judges for season 13, and one isn’t actually that new at all.

09/03/2013

Keith Urban

Keith Urban Confirms Return To ‘American Idol,’ Reveals ‘Fuse’ Cover Art

Keith Urban is officially returning as a judge on the next season of “American Idol.”

08/02/2013

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Former American Idol Contestants File Multi-Million-Dollar Lawsuit Against The Show Citing Racial Discrimination

10 former Idols are suing she show seeking a minimum of $25 million in damages for racial profiling and discrimination, stemming from them being publically disqualified from the show.

07/26/2013

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Adam Lambert Joins The Cast Of ‘Glee’

Adam Lambert is now officially a Gleek. The star confirmed yesterday (July 10) that he would be joining the cast of Glee next season.

07/11/2013

Candice Glover finds out she's won season 12 of 'American Idol.' (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

More Trouble For ‘Idol’: Summer Tour Cancels Ten Dates

It seems there’s more trouble in American Idol paradise. After competing their lowest rated season in history a show spokesperson announced they would be canceling a number of upcoming tour dates.

06/03/2013

Kree Harrison during the "American Idol" finale on May 16. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Q&A: ‘American Idol’ Runner-Up Kree Harrison On What’s Next, Grand Ole Opry & More

“I did what I came to do, which is create a following,” “American Idol” runner-up Kree Harrison told Radio.com during a sit-down in Nashville last week before revealing what she’s most looking forward to now that the show is over.

05/29/2013

J-Hud and Kelly Clarkson at 2011 Divas Live, where they sang with Mary J. Blige. (Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Vh1)

From Glambert To Kelly, 5 Former ‘Idol’ Contestants We’d Like to See As Judges

Whether or not bringing back familiar faces to critique talent will save the show’s free-falling ratings is certainly up for deliberation. Here’s a few other former Idols that could assist in that process.

05/28/2013

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Carly Rae Jepsen Enlists Fans’ Help For New Song ‘Take A Picture’

Instead of writing new music by herself, Carly Rae Jepsen took a different route and decided to ask fans to help with new song “Take A Picture.”

05/23/2013

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