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Paul McDonald is appearing on tour with his sweetheart Emily Kinney. (Courtesy Right Angle PR)

Paul McDonald’s debut solo album chronicles crazy times

In 2011, the future looked bright for ex-Grand Magnolias frontman Paul McDonald.…

 

After hearing from the mother of a disabled boy, J.K. Rowling has apologized for online comments berating Donald Trump for ignoring the child at a White House event. (Courtesy Mary McCartney)

J.K. Rowling sorry for blasting Trump about disabled boy

It took a bit of urging, but J.K. Rowling has apologized for…

 

Kelly Clarkson, pictured in concert in 2015, is the first -- and best --“American Idol.” (Courtesy Manuel Nauta/NurPhoto/Zuma Press)

Scoop: A moment like this — ‘Idol’ memories, for better or worse

As “American Idol” comes to a close on Thursday, here’s a quick…

 

Clay Aiken, pictured in, in Los Angeles, made some tough comments on social media about "American Idol." (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Clay Aiken says final ‘Idol’ season begins with a yawn

“American Idol” season 2 runner up Clay Aiken had a few harsh…

Clay Aiken, pictured in, in Los Angeles, made some tough comments on social media about "American Idol." (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP ImagesIn a Tuesday

Fox canceling 'American Idol' after 15th season

Say goodbye to cringe-worthy auditions, bickering judges and a progressively bland parade…

Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP ImagesIn a Tuesday
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Aspiring singers called on for Burlingame Idol competition

The Burlingame Parks & Recreation Department is giving local aspiring singers a…

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GLAAD via YoutubeStephen Ira Beatty stars in a PSA opposing a regulation that would exclude transgender people from accessing healthcare.

Black contestants sue ‘American Idol’ on claims of racist actions

Several black contestants on “American Idol” are suing the show for millions…

GLAAD via YoutubeStephen Ira Beatty stars in a PSA opposing a regulation that would exclude transgender people from accessing healthcare.
Getty ImagesRandy Jackson jumps from the sinking "American Idol" ship

Instead of replacing the entire judging panel, just cancel American Idol already

If only someone had made “American Idol” sign a do not resuscitate…

Getty ImagesRandy Jackson jumps from the sinking "American Idol" ship
Getty Images"American Idol" wants Jenny From The Block to be a judge

Jennifer Lopez rumored to be replacing Mariah Carey on ‘American Idol’

Jennifer Lopez reportedly left “American Idol” because they weren’t paying her enough,…

Getty Images"American Idol" wants Jenny From The Block to be a judge
Getty Images File PhotoBarbara Saylor has now failed twice to get access to Clay Aiken.

Clay Aiken superfan descends on singer’s home again

An alleged stalker trespassed on “American Idol” alum Clay Aiken’s property in…

Getty Images File PhotoBarbara Saylor has now failed twice to get access to Clay Aiken.
Getty Images File PhotoClay Aiken told Billboard Magazine that the more recent seasons of American Idol focus on the judges more than the contestants.

Clay Aiken prefers old American Idol business model with more focus on contestants

Clay Aiken had some insightful things to say about “American Idol” to…

Getty Images File PhotoClay Aiken told Billboard Magazine that the more recent seasons of American Idol focus on the judges more than the contestants.
Getty Images File PhotosMariah Carey and Nicki Minaj have not got along on American Idol since day one.

Are American Idol fans in store for Minaj-Carey catfight?

Nicki Minaj does not like Mariah Carey, unless threatening to knock someone…

Getty Images File PhotosMariah Carey and Nicki Minaj have not got along on American Idol since day one.
Getty Images File PhotoIt’s good to be bad: Teresa Giudice

Loving to cringe with the New Jersey ‘Housewives’

Now that season four of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” draws…

Getty Images File PhotoIt’s good to be bad: Teresa Giudice
Courtesy photoCabaret benefit: Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation presents a benefit cabaret. Guests include “American Idol” season 7 finalist David Hernandez

Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation holds benefit featuring ‘Idol’ finalist David Hernandez

Who’s in townComedian Sammy K. Obeid, a member of the CoExist? and…

Courtesy photoCabaret benefit: Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation presents a benefit cabaret. Guests include “American Idol” season 7 finalist David Hernandez
Courtesy PhotoBack: Friction between guitarist Joe Perry

Steven Tyler revs on

He might be better known for his wild-haired stage persona, affable two-season…

Courtesy PhotoBack: Friction between guitarist Joe Perry

Simple Minds’ Jim Kerr still ‘Alive and Kicking’

Yes, we know that it’s no longer ’81, ’82, ’83, ’84 –…

American Idol auditions heartbreaking for some

Superstar wannabes sobbed in the afternoon sun on Thursday, as thousands of…

American Idol asks city for permission to close intersection near Pier 48

American Idol organizers will hand out wristbands for auditions starting at 7…