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A-Sides 'Cover On Demand' -- Filter's Richard Patrick Channels Oz and Bowie; Vancouver Artist Seeks Toronto Chick

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.03.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Welcome to a new addition to "Cover-on-Demand." This segment asks artists to perform a song stuck in their head on the fly -- whether it's a line, a verse, or the whole darn song.

Music's Biggest Night Comes To Washington

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.18.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Music's biggest night came to Washington Wednesday at the annual Grammys on the Hill Awards, which honored Jennifer Hudson with the Reco...

It's A Boy For Kara DioGuardi!

Posted 02.01.2013 | Celebrity

It's a boy for Kara DioGuardi and husband Mike McCuddy! People magazine reports that the singer-songwriter and former "American Idol" judge welcomed s...

'American Idol' Judges Through The Years

Posted 01.24.2013 | TV

Now that Season 12 of "American Idol" is in full swing -- complete with Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey's ongoing feud -- a total of ten judges have serv...

Former 'Idol' Judge To Have Child

Posted 01.17.2013 | Celebrity

Another "American Idol" offspring is on the way, as former judge Kara DioGuardi confirmed to People magazine on Wednesday that she'll finally have a l...

Judi Dench, Kara DioGuardi & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.08.2012 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Judi Dench, Kara DioGuardi, an...

Kara DioGuardi Opens as Roxy Hart On Broadway

Abe Gurko | Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts
Abe Gurko

We sat down with Kara on the eve of this game changing career moment to discuss sneaking into the Beverly Hills Hotel and life.

Kara DioGuardi: Pot Brownies At Paula Abdul's Put Me In The Hospital

Posted 07.26.2011 | Entertainment

While Kara DioGuardi and Paula Abdul were often seen as rivals during their short time together on "American Idol," but as it turned out, the two actu...

David Foster a BMI Icon

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

The BMI Pop Music Awards, while star studded, may not be handing out awards to household names unless you're one of the people that hit the "Get Info" button on the track or are an aspiring singer/songwriter.

Kara DioGuardi: I Was Molested As A Child, Date Raped

Posted 06.19.2011 | Entertainment

Star songwriter, producer and former "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi reveals a painful past in her new memoir, "A Helluva High Note," according t...

American Idol: Reality Check

Ed Martin | Posted 06.12.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Some questions for the judges: If everyone's so friggin' wonderful, how are any of them supposed to stand out? Are you going to get pissed off every week when one of the contestants is sent home?

Conversations With John Waite, Jason Reeves, and Tom Moon, Plus Friday's Free George Harrison Concert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


"American Idol" Reborn?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

The biggest surprise of this somewhat lifeless midseason is the creative resurgence of Fox's American Idol. One might assert that the renewed appeal ...

NY-Sen: 59% Schumer (D), 35% Townsend (R) (YouGov 10/28)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 826 likely voters Mode: Internet (YouGov) New York 2010 Senate 59% Schumer (D), 35% Townsend (R) (chart) 57% Gillibrand (D), 33...

10 Candidate Connections That May Surprise You

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Don't know squat about many of this year's elections contenders? You may find yourself more familiar with some of their friends and family....

NY-Gov: 55% Cuomo (D), 41% Paladino (R) (CNN/TIME 10/5)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN / TIME / Opinion Research Corporation 10/1/10 - 10/5/10; 585 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (CNN/Time PDF) New York...

Kara DioGuardi FIRED: Off 'American Idol' | 7/29/2010 11:33 PM PDT by TMZ Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sources connected with the "American Idol" negotiations tell TMZ Kara DioGuardi has judged her last contestant on "American Idol" -- because she's bee...

Kara Found Out About 'Idol' Firing From The News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Former 'Idol' judge Kara DioGuardi found out she was getting fired from the show when she read it in the news, says her father. Republican candidat...

Idol Season 9: Top 5 -- Aaron Swings On Home

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In a week I found underwhelming, who will be the bottom three? I'd say Aaron, Casey and Michael with Aaron and Casey in the bottom two and Casey going home. What did you think of the singers and their song choices?

Idol Season 9: Top 6 -- Siobhan Sent Packing!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Crystal kept talking back when she should have taken her weak reviews humbly. The problem was that her singing wasn't very good.

Idol Season 9: Top 7 -- Tim Smiles All The Way Home

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

After weeks of coasting, Crystal used no instrument, sang a cappella to start, looked supremely confident and knocked it out of the park.

Idol Season 9: Top 9...Again

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It's Elvis Week and Adam Lambert is the first contestant to come back as a mentor -- and turns out to be one of the best mentors ever.

The Allure Nude Issue: Emmanuelle Chriqui, Kara DioGuardi & More Strip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Allure's annual nude issue is out, and it features a stripped-down 'Idol' judge Kara DioGuardi, 'Entourage''s Emmanuelle Chriqui, now-pregnant Jessica...

Idol Season 9: Top 9 -- Big Mike Loses...And Wins!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In a dramatic moment on American Idol, Michael Lynche received the fewest votes from the public and was in danger of being cut from the show.

American Idol: Who Should Replace Simon Cowell? (Answer Below)

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

I can't imagine what Idol will be like without Simon Cowell. But I can imagine another British reality show host taking his place at the judges' table.