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The Curious Career of Jennifer Hudson

She has won an Academy Award, a Grammy, performed for Oprah and the President of the United States, and sang at the funeral of Michael Jackson, as well as a special Grammy performance of “I Will Always Love You” the day after Whitney Houston died; obviously, Jennifer Hudson has had a successful career, arguably the most important and respected of the… 541 more words

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10 ex-'Idol' contestants sue, alleging racism

By Breeanna Hare


(CNN) — Fox’s longtime singing competition “American Idol” is embroiled in a lawsuit brought by 10 African-American former contestants who say they were unfairly dismissed from the show because of their race. 437 more words


American Idol Contestant Cortez Shaw Talks About the Relationship Between Music & Poetry and More

“This is the beginning of a long journey — a big long journey,” said 2013 American Idol contestant Cortez Shaw during an exclusive candid interview with  195 more words

Get Ready for an Avalanche of Music Hits in 2012

Is there common belief within the music industry that 2012 really does mark the end of the world? That might account for the long list of anticipated albums scheduled for release throughout the year, especially from among Grammy winners and nominees, as well as reality TV sing-off competitors. 310 more words


Science fiction futures ruled by the popular kids

Some people’s futures are determined by popular vote: American Idol contestants, class presidents, and people who want to get gay married in California.

But what if every aspect of our lives was determined by our reputation and popularity?

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Are These People Even F*cking Serious???

Are these people even f*cking serious? The dude from West Africa really travelled from Africa to Savannah, Georgia, just to sing terribly out of tune? Why do people who can’t sing try out for Idol? 62 more words


American Idol Contestants

After the sad and surprising departure of Pia Toscano last night on American Idol, it’s time to review all the contestants that are left.   I’m a big fan and something of a pop musical genius  (just kidding : ), so I thought I’d rank all the American Idol Contestants based on the following items: 238 more words