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'American Idol': Where Are They Now?

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.21.2012 | TV

Sanjaya Malakar tends bar in the East Village. Camile Velasco worked at a Subway in Los Angeles. A.J. Gil became homeless. And Jessica Sierra checked ...

Jason Castro Welcomes A Daughter! | Posted 10.29.2011 | Celebrity

It's time for singer-songwriter Jason Castro to brush up on his lullabies. The American Idol alum and his wife Mandy welcomed a baby girl, Madelin...

HuffPost Review: Peter Frampton, Plus Conversations with Serena Ryder and Ryan Star, and more

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

At this point in his career, Peter Frampton could have tossed out a second instrumental album and won another Grammy. Thankfully, this time out, he played his heart in addition to his axe, creating what could be the best album of his career.

Play > Skip: New Music for April 13

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Beck's back with his first new studio album in seven years. For the rest of you who want vocals, there are new releases from MGMT, Natalie Merchant, Coheed and Cambria and Jason Castro.

HuffPost Reviews: Slash, Madonna, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, Plus A Conversation with Matt Hires, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Slash's first solo album shows continuity and expert songwriting despite all of the musical influences involved. But despite its being a solid release, the old school rock 'n' roll can sometimes get a little too reliable.

Jason Castro Interview: 'American Idol,' Love, and Adam Duritz's Dreads

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Jason Castro, the charmingly chill and oft-sandaled hippie, stole the hearts of the judges and audiences during the seventh season of "American Idol." I interviewed the 22-year-old Texan.

American Idol's Jason Castro Gets Married | Marisa Laudadio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jason Castro is a married man, according to tweets from guests at his wedding Saturday. The 22-year-old dreadlocked singer-songwriter, who finished f...

American Idol Contestant Jason Castro: I'm Not A Stoner!

OK! Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Maybe it was the dreadlocks or the heavy eyelids. Maybe it was the sentences that always seemed to tail off to nothing. But right from the beginning ...

"American Idol" Hope Jason Castro Forgets Bob Dylan Lyrics (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — "American Idol" hopeful Jason Castro became at least the third contestant this season to flub lyrics to a song. The Dreadlocked One ...

American Idol Results: The Forgetful Heartthrob Goes Home

AP | ERIN CARLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

(Scroll down for video) NEW YORK — Simon Cowell once told Jason Castro that his face would save him from elimination. Not this time. The dread...

American Idol: Top 3 & Jason Castro

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

First off, anyone who cries should be disqualified immediately. This is American Idol not Old Yeller!

American Idol Top 4: Jason's Last Bow

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I've preached that as long as the two best make the finals, there's no real big scandal about who goes home in what order. But if Jason Castro doesn't say "bye bye" this week, it'll be a shonda.

"American Idol" Trainwreck: Paula Abdul Judges Song Not Sung (VIDEO)

AP | JOSH L. DICKEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Paula Abdul must be hearing double. On a night when "American Idol" switched up the judges' format by making them hold their appr...

American Idol Top 5: The Results

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Diamond gave away little about his attitude towards the singers and since we didn't see him actually giving any tips or suggesting arrangements, changing keys, or doing much of anything, I assume he wasn't a very active mentor.

"American Idol" Jason Castro's Wacky Dreadhead Following

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Jason Castro is the kid with the long dreads, oversized blue eyes and wide smile on this season "American Idol," and he's made it to the final five. K...

American Idol Top 6: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Idolmade the debatable claim that Andrew Lloyd Webber "composed most of the important musicals of our time," and I predict the bottom three will be Carly, Jason, and Brooke.

'Idol' Cuts 4 More, Leaving 12 Finalists

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The top 12 "American Idol" finalists include an actress, a "Star Search" champion, an Australian, a male stripper and someone who ...

'Idol' Narrows Competition to 24 Singers

AP | ERIN CARLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The tears flowed on "American Idol" Wednesday night as the show trimmed the competition to 24 semifinalists. They were mostly happy t...