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So You Think You Can Dance: Top 4

Last night, the competition rounds of So You Think You Can Dance season 11 came to a close as the top 4 finalists (Ricky, Valerie, Zack, & Jessica) took the stage one last time before next week’s championship finale. 233 more words



There are few things I love as much as seeing someone’s dream come true and that’s one reason I love this show. I had a few moments like that tonight, as we got to see these contestants we’ve gotten to know and care about inch closer to the finals. 1,294 more words

Mary Murphy


Can you believe we’re down to the top 8 already? Tonight’s episode is a tribute to the music of Michael Jackson. Long time viewers may recall that shortly after MJ’s death, Nigel shared that they had planned to do a tribute episode and the choreographers were already planning their routines, but the estate refused to give the rights. 1,446 more words

Mary Murphy

National Dance Day Is a Huge Hit

Everyone was groovin’ and hoppin’ to their own beat during National Dance Day a couple of weeks ago, and we have the photos to prove it! 411 more words

Blumenthal Performing Arts

'American Idol' Contestant Dead at 35

I bet you guys remember Michael Johns from ‘American Idol‘ season 7, right? The 35-year old Aussie hottie who placed 8th during that season in 2007. 149 more words


Show Biz Buzz Extra: Sad News For the 'Idol' Family

Michael Johns, the rock ‘n’ soul singer and Australian heartthrob who was a fan favorite on Season 7 of Fox’s “American Idol”, has died.

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Report: Former 'American Idol' Finalist Dies At 35

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —  Former “American Idol” finalist Michael Johns has died, according to various reports.

The Hollywood Reporter says Johns, a season 7 top ten contestant, died Friday from a blood clot in his ankle. 115 more words