Tag: American Idol

Music

After ‘American Idol,’ Camille Peruto Hones Her Sound on Second Album

Hailing from southern New Jersey, a region known as much for its musical pedigree as it is for its rough-and-tumble attitude, Camille...

Music, Popdose Interviews, Video Premieres

Popdose Video Premiere: Halo Circus, “Nothing at All”

A few weeks ago, Allison Iraheta and fellow Idol alum Haley Reinhart totally smoked out the Popdose servers when we spotlighted their...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Reviews: Haley Reinhart, “Better”; Halo Circus, “Bunny”

Dear American Idol, Since you’ve been gone, I’ve been thinking about your legacy. Your original premise was to take an unknown...

Music, Television

One Last Word About American Idol

The white guy won it....

Album Reviews, Music, News

Album Reviews: Sarah Cracknell, Adam Lambert, and FFS Lead June Releases

Forget Christmas or “Christmas in July”, most of the year’s top new albums arrive this month to a record store (way...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Being Lee DeWyze: Singer, Songwriter, Director, Puppeteer

Lee DeWyze isn’t the first person to hear the soon-to-be-disproven words, “your life is about to change forever” on a...

Download Now, Music

Download Now: 13 Women You Must Hear in 2013

No offense to the fellas and your multi-platinum rock bands, chart-topping hip hop and country albums and ill-advised racist anti-racist...

Film, Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Movies Starring Pop Stars

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...

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American Idol Season 12 – And Then There Were 8

We're down to 8 on American Idol. Will Lazaro be rightfully eliminated or is he Teflon?...

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John Mayer is on the Road Again: 2013 Tour Dates

John Mayer is back on the road, and he's brought Phillip Phillips with him. Check out the dates!...

Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

Crystal Bowersox On Idol, Dylan, Portlandia… All That, For This

Crystal Bowersox was compared to Janis Joplin the moment she first stepped onto the national stage, and yet, she was still a bit ahead of...

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American Idol Season 12 – And Then There Were 9

The guys continue to be overshadowed by the girls. And Wednesday night was no different. Who will go home Thursday?...

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American Idol Season 12 – And Then There Were 10

The 10 American Idol finalists sing for their lives. Who was good and who was terrible?...

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The Reality Check – Top 20 American Idol Contestants Of All-Time Part 2

Tiffany and GG finish up their list of the top 20 American Idol contestants of all-time....

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Blerd Radio 2013 Episode 1: Cat Butt

New Blerd Radio...make sure you listen and don't get catfish-ed!!...

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Blerd Radio: Season Whatever.1: A Hip-Hop Riot

Big Money, GG and Carletta join forces for a new Blerd Radio podcast. Give it a listen! (no, John Mayer isn't on the podcast-but he is...

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Reality Check – Nicki Minaj And Mariah Carey Go HAM … On Each Other

Much was made about the new American Idol judges over the summer. Exit J. Lo and Steven Tyler. Enter Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban, and Ellen...

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The Popblerd Reality Check Podcast – It’s Britney *****

Tiffany ( @tvproducerlady on Twitter) and I have been doing this podcast for nearly a year now. And it finally has a name. Welcome to...

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Poptificating: A Few Words On Nicki Minaj’s Impending “American Idol” Judge-Ship

The potential arrival of Nicki Minaj to the "American Idol" judges' chair has tongues wagging, but will it bring viewers back? Find out...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Casey Abrams, “Casey Abrams”

Casey Abrams was cast as the “Too Weird for American Idol” contestant of Season 10. He was quirky, confident and fully defined as an...

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Vital Idol – Why J. Lo Needs To Keep Her Big Behind On American Idol

Oh, what great timing I have. Below is what I posted early Friday morning before Jennifer Lopez told Ryan Seacrest that she’s out...

Music

Slightly Pitchy: Overcoming The American Idol Curse

Debunking one of the biggest myths in modern music....

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We Saw It! The Queen Extravaganza at House of Blues, Houston, TX — June 20, 2012

The Queen Extravaganza rocked the House of Blues in Houston, TX, on June 20th...and Grez was there! Check out his recap of the show....

Music, Popdose, World's Worst Songs

World’s Worst Songs: “Good Girl” by Carrie Underwood

After Carrie Underwood won American Idol in 2005, she wanted to be marketed as a country singer, and she has been fabulously successful: 11...

Television, TV Reviews

Popdose Fall 2011 TV Preview: “The X Factor” and “Revenge”

Simon Cowell is back on television with his latest talent search, The X Factor, and Scott Malchus has the scoop. Meanwhile, Jeff Giles...

AM Gold: 1963

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 8

And just like that, 1963 is in our rear-view mirrors. But before we speed ahead to '64 let's fire up the old transistor radio and check out...

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Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Paula Abdul’s “I’m Just Here for the Music” (2009)

When pop stars turn 40, the palm flower crystal embedded in their hand turns black, indicating its time for them to go away forever. By and...

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Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: When Rock Stars Aren’t “Rock Stars” Anymore

Rock stars? Grace and dignity?! Bwaahhh haaahhh haaahhh! (Here are a few reasons why not, provided by the Popdose Roundtable.)...

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Consumerism

Ten Years: Stuff We Didn’t Have in 2001

There are events, items and personalities that become so absorbed in the culture, it is hard to believe they weren’t always there....