‘American Idol’ Winner Laine Hardy is Working on His First Album

Fans of Laine Hardy, last season’s American Idol winner, have reason to celebrate! The singer is working on his first album. Almost a month after winning the show, he “can’t wait” to go to Nashville and start the process. In…

It’s About Time Kelly Clarkson Met ‘American Idol’s Madison VanDenburg

Ever since her first audition on American Idol, Madison VanDenburg has been compared to Kelly Clarkson. She even went on to sing “Already Gone” and “Breakaway” on the show. But despite the constant comparisons and obvious similarities, the two have…

Carrie Underwood Broke A Huge Record At This Year’s CMT Awards

American Idol winner Carrie Underwood won big at this week’s CMT Music Awards, and broke a huge record in the process. The A.V. Club reports that Carrie now has 20 awards from the organization — the most for any artist…

CMA Fest: What It Is + the Talent Show Royalty You Can See Perform There!

This weekend is the CMA Fest in Nashville! The four-day music festival is basically a “who’s who” of country. And American Idol, The Voice, America’s Got Talent, and more will all be represented! Here’s the list of where you can…

‘American Idol’ Announces Audition Dates And Cities — Here’s Where To Try Out!

Wondering when American Idol auditions for Season 18 are starting? As it turns out, the answer is very soon. The show posted upcoming cities and dates for open call auditions, so it’s time to start preparing your songs. You could…

Maelyn Jarmon and Laine Hardy Are Already Taking the Music Charts by Storm

Less than two weeks after they became the respective winners of The Voice and American Idol, Maelyn Jarmon and Laine Hardy are coming out strong on the music charts. According to Billboard, Maelyn and Laine have taken the top two…

Carrie Underwood Pokes Fun At Herself On Anniversary Of Her ‘American Idol’ Win

We can hardly believe it’s been 14 years since Carrie Underwood won Season 4 of American Idol. The country star celebrated her life-changing 2005 win over the weekend with a sweet Instagram post — and a self-deprecating joke to go…

This Is Why Alejandro Aranda Missed His Scheduled Performance On ‘Live With Kelly & Ryan’

American Idol runner-up Alejandro Aranda was scheduled to perform on Live with Kelly and Ryan after the finale last week, but that didn’t end up happening. Host Ryan Seacrest explained why on the show, and it begs the question of…

Talent Showdown: Season Finale Edition – Who Won the Final Battle Between ‘American Idol’ and ‘The Voice’?

The finales have been aired, the champions have been crowned, and now all that’s left to do is see which spring singing show came out on top during the last week of the season. The Voice started things out on…

Could This Be the Reason Laine Hardy won ‘American Idol’ Over Alejandro Aranda?

American Idol fans are still reeling from Sunday’s season finale, during which Laine Hardy was announced as the newest champion of the show. It was a tough fight to the end, and while a lot of fans were rooting for…