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Music Man Taylor Hicks Continues His Longstanding Tradition of Giving Back to Our Veterans

Taylor Hicks giving back to charity

From the moment he won the fifth season of American Idol, Taylor Hicks has let his heart lead him in his musical journey. And recently, that heart of his led him to the organization NS2 Serves. NS2 Serves® is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization whose purpose is to give back to the community it serves … Read more

American Idol’s Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner Are Married

Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner celebrated wedding day

Congratulations goes out to Gabby Barrett and Cade Foehner, who tied the knot over the weekend. The former American Idol finalists married in an intimate ceremony in Garrison, Texas, on Saturday (Oct. 5), according to People.  The couple were surrounded by 100 of their closest friends and family at Union Springs venue. [RELATED: American Idol’s Gabby Barrett and Cade … Read more

Bobby Bones Adds His Support to a Cause Near and Dear to His Heart

Bobby Bones Gives back to charity

Multimedia personality Bobby Bones is one busy man. From his hosting gig on the nationally syndicated radio show The Bobby Bones Show to his return to American Idol as a full time mentor, the Arkansas native and reigning Dancing with the Stars champion is literally always on the run. [RELATED: “DWTS” Winner Bobby Bones Reunites with Partner Sharna Burgess For … Read more

Lauren Alaina is Leaning on Bobby Bones as She Preps for Dancing with the Stars Premiere

Bobby Bones gives advice to Lauren Alaina for Dancing with the stars

It’s just days before the Monday (Sept. 16) premiere of Dancing with the Stars, and Lauren Alaina is a tad nervous. Or at least, that’s what Bobby Bones tells us. [RELATED: DWTS” Winner Bobby Bones Reunites with Partner Sharna Burgess For Surprise Dance] “Yeah, I have been getting a lot of ‘can you talk?’ texts from … Read more

Maren Morris Spills the Beans on “Traumatic” ‘American Idol’ Auditions

Maren Morris talks traumatic american idol auditions

So many of us are addicted to the hit reality competition shows that we count down the days until the auditions start airing on television. However, Maren Morris reveals that what we see on TV are hardly the first round of auditions that take place. The “The Bones” singer sat down with late-night talk show … Read more

Katy Perry on Losing End of Court Ruling for Copying Christian Rap Song “Joyful Noise”

Katy Perry lawsuit over song Dark Horse

Throughout her career, Katy Perry has sung of love found and love lost. But most of all, she has sung about standing strong when the odds are stacked against you. [RELATED: Katy Perry Shares All the Details About Engagement to Orlando Bloom] But a recent court ruling might just have Perry coming out on the losing … Read more

‘American Idol’ Favorite Chris Daughtry’s Wife Deanna Comes Out as Bi-Sexual

Daughtry and his wife Deanna who reveals shes bi-sexual

In a world where more and more people are speaking their truth, American Idol alum Chris Daughtry and wife Deanna have decided its time for them to reveal one of their life’s biggest secrets. Deanna is bi-sexual. She has known it for a good majority of her life. In fact, before meeting the “Home” hit … Read more

Gabby Barrett Hits Her Stride With Payback Song “I Hope”

Gabby Barrett talks new single I Hope

She may have been singing in a gospel choir in her hometown of Munhall, Pennsylvania since she was 9-years-old, but Gabby Barrett found fame on season 16 of American Idol and there’s not looking back. The young singer has been forging her own path since coming in third behind Caleb Hutchinson and winner Maddie Poppe … Read more

Carrie Underwood Returns to American Idol Finale With Explosive Performance of “Southbound”

Carrie Underwood American Idol finale performance of Southbound

What would a grand finale of ABC’s American Idol be without a visit from one of its most successful winners to date?  Still, it was a bit of a surprise and a huge delight when Carrie Underwood appeared on the stage in a burst of fireworks. Performing the sassy summer blast from her Cry Pretty … Read more

Kane Brown Returns to American Idol Finale With Energetic Performance

Kane Brown peforms American Idol Season 17 finale

If Kane Brown was the vindictive type, he may have hit the American Idol stage during the May 19 grand finale a little puffed up. The hit singer-songwriter once auditioned for the show and was rejected. [RELATED: Kane Brown and Wife Katelyn Jae Expecting First Child— “I’m Gonna Be a Daddy”] However, Kane isn’t that guy … Read more

American Idol Crowns New Season 17 Winner

Laine Hardy American Idol Season 17 winner

Judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie said it over and over again. Season 17 of American Idol, the second season on ABC, was one for the books. The talent was incredible from Hollywood on, and each elimination round was more difficult than the last. The weeks and process of going from the Top … Read more

Luke Bryan Smokes Out Wife Caroline While Grilling in Their House [Watch]

Luke Bryan smokes out wife Caroline with indoor grilling

Luke Bryan is good at a lot of things. He’s an good entertainer, singer, and songwriter. We’re pretty sure that his family thinks he’s an exceptional husband, father, son, and uncle. He’s heavily involved in Buck Commander. And he’s even in the restaurant biz with his 32 Bridge Bar. But he might want to avoid … Read more