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Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]


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[AUDIO] The Mo Ivory Show: Randy Jackson Visits The Studio To Give Mo The Exclusive On Idol!

Mo’s Show is always full of special surprise guests, and today Randy Jackson popped up in the studio to share his testimony of being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and how to combat it. Mo also […]


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American Idol Winner Has Kidney Surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips, who was plagued by serious kidney problems during the singing contest, is recovering from surgery. A spokeswoman for series producer 19 Entertainment said Thursday that the […]


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Georgia’s Own Phillip Phillips Moving Up on “American Idol”

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Phillip Phillips didn’t follow any of the advice from his “American Idol” mentors – and the judges loved him for it. The 21-year-old pawn shop worker from Leesburg, Ga., defiantly wore […]