The Terror Luke Bryan Can’t Un-See

When Luke Bryan was on Good Morning America to talk about his new gig as an American Idol judge, the talk obviously turned to the massacre in Las Vegas. The shooting hit very close to home for Bryan, who is a close friend of Jason Aldean, who was on stage performing when the shooting started.... Read more »

The Terror Luke Bryan Can’t Un-See

When Luke Bryan was on Good Morning America to talk about his new gig as an American Idol judge, the talk obviously turned to the massacre in Las Vegas. The shooting hit very close to home for Bryan, who is a close friend of Jason Aldean, who was on stage performing when the shooting started.... Read more »

Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry Round Out American Idol Judging Panel

Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan probably have Peaches & Herb stuck in their heads right now. It’s confirmed: the two have reunited to complete the judging panel with Katy Perry on the all-new American Idol, coming to ABC in 2018. The judges will appear on Wednesday’s (Oct. 4) Good Morning America along with host Ryan... Read more »

Luke Bryan Says Yes to Idol Gig

According to Variety, Luke Bryan was just elected as a judge on the upcoming season of American Idol, and he said yes to the new gig. Katy Perry has done the same. The third and last spot at the table hadn’t been filled yet. After Bryan’s January Crash My Playa shows in Mexico, his schedule... Read more »

Carrie Underwood on Opportunities for Unknowns

When Ryan Seacrest said goodbye on the last episode of the last season of American Idol in 2016, he left things kind of open-ended. “And one more time — this is so tough — we say to you from Hollywood, goodnight America,” Seacrest said, adding, “for now.” He was right, of course, and now American... Read more »

Keith Urban: “Every Record Is a New Beast”

Will Keith Urban rejoin American Idol? In a new interview with The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Urban says he certainly has a full dance card. Then again, never say never. “And if that happens, great. And if it doesn’t, no sweat,” Urban said of his future on Idol. “There’s been talk about it,... Read more »

Scotty McCreery on “Five More Minutes” and His Top Life Lessons

Lock them doors. And never, ever open your door at 2 a.m. for a stranger. That’s just one lesson American Idol winner Scotty McCreery has learned in his first 23 years of life. In his 2016 autobiography, Go Big Or Go Home, he recalled the 2014 incident when he and some friends from NC State... Read more »

Will Keith Urban Return to American Idol?

Will Keith Urban be an American Idol judge when the show returns next year? The answer is “possibly,” Urban said in an interview with CMT’s Cody Alan. Noting that he keeps an open mind about projects he might become involved in, Urban stressed that whatever he does needs to have a strong music connection. ABC... Read more »

#TBT to the Carrie Underwood Dozen

Twelve years ago, on the 25th day of May, Carrie Underwood won American Idol. Almost overnight, she went from reality show champ to a bona fide country music superstar. I remember the day her debut album Some Hearts came out like it was yesterday and wanting nothing more than to drive somewhere so I could... Read more »

Lauren Alaina: Not Afraid of “Road Less Traveled”

For Lauren Alaina, coming close to winning American Idol was no guarantee that things would happen overnight. It actually took almost six years. But it did happen, and now Alaina is the proud owner of a No. 1 country hit. “Road Less Traveled” is her sixth single and her first to top Billboard‘s country airplay... Read more »