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Phillip Phillips wins 'American Idol' in 2012. But at what cost? (Mark Davis/Getty Images)

How Phillip Phillips’ Lawsuit Will Expose and Change ‘American Idol’

American Idol likes to say they help make dreams come true, but according to Phillip Phillips, winning the show can be a real nightmare. But his suit could lead to real change for reality competitions.

01/28/2015

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Phillip Phillips Files Suit Against ‘American Idol’ Producers Who ‘Manipulated’ Him

Phillips filed a complaint with the California Labor Commissioner claiming 19 Entertainment, the producers behind American Idol, violated the state’s Talent Agencies Act.

01/27/2015

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Dave Grohl Rags on ‘American Idol,’ Defends Bob Dylan on ’60 Minutes’

You might know Dave Grohl as the frontman of the Foo Fighters, but according to the former drummer, he’s just a dad who spends a lot of time shuttling his kids around in a mini-van. And when he’s not busy doing that, he plays a little music.

10/27/2014

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Mariah’s Busting Out Of Her Dress And Cursing [VIDEO]

Just another day in the life of a diva: Mariah Carey busts out of a dress, drops the S-bomb on live TV.

05/28/2013

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Brian May On ‘The Voice': ‘Dull, Dumb, Depressing’

You may be a fan of NBC’s reality TV competition, The Voice, but Queen guitarist Brian May certainly isn’t. He recently spoke out against the British version of the show, which features judges Jesse J, […]

05/24/2013

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10 Worst Performances Of The National Anthem…Ever

It has to be a singers dream come true to be asked to sing the National Anthem. To their management – it must seem like a great idea. How else would you explain why so many artists […]

01/30/2013

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Jukebox Jury: 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 […]

01/22/2013

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Can Reality Show Contestants Win GRAMMYS?

“I think Kelly Clarkson really proved herself to be a career-long artist. She really handled her early work with grace and still stays relevant and works with great people and gets songs consistently out there.”

12/18/2012

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What Makes ‘Hallelujah’ Such a Transcendent Song?: Excerpts From New Book ‘The Holy or The Broken’

“There is no ‘right’ way to sing ‘Hallelujah,’” writes Alan Light, the author of “The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of ‘Hallelujah.'”

12/05/2012

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Steven Tyler To Nicki Minaj: “I Am No Racist”

“I apologize if it was taken wrong, Nicki. I’m the last thing on this planet as far as being a racist. I don’t know where she got that out of me saying, ‘I’m not sure how she would have judged Bob Dylan.’ I was just saying that if Bob Dylan came on the show, he would’ve been thrown off.” – Steven Tyler

11/29/2012

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