6 05, 2016

American Idol Season 2 Finalist Rickey Smith Has Died

2017-07-26T17:05:07+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Categories: American Idol, Artists, Music News, News|0 Comments

American Idol season 2 contestant Rickey Smith died this morning after his involvement in a multi-car accident in Oklahoma. Fox 25 reports that Smith was killed by a driver going to wrong way on Interstate 240; Gerardo Cerda, the driver of the vehicle that killed Smith, was taken to the hospital and booked [...]

28 04, 2016

American Idol’s Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy

2017-07-26T17:05:10+00:00 April 28th, 2016|Categories: American Idol, Music News, News|0 Comments

Core Media Group, the media company behind shows such as American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this morning. According to USA Today, the decline in money began in 2012 when American Idol's ratings were declining; by 2014 Idol's earnings dropped by $15 million. Core [...]

25 04, 2016

Trent Harmon Debuts on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart

2017-07-26T17:05:14+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Categories: American Idol, Artists, Country, Music, Music News, Trent Harmon|0 Comments

Shortly after taking the title during the final season of American Idol, Trent Harmon enters the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart at a solid #33, earning him a “hot shot debut” with his Big Machine Records single “Falling." The track also lands within the Top 5 best-selling songs on the [...]

11 04, 2016

Why Josh Gracin Didn’t Attend The “American Idol” Series Finale

2017-07-26T17:05:18+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: American Idol, Artists, Josh Gracin, Music News|0 Comments

American Idol crowned it's last winner last week and had past idols from all previous 14 seasons on hand to celebrate, but Josh Gracin declined the invitation to return. Gracin came in 4th during season 2 and went onto sign a deal with Lyric Street Records after completing his time [...]

10 04, 2016

Trent Harmon and La’Porsha Renae Sign to Big Machine

2017-07-26T17:05:19+00:00 April 10th, 2016|Categories: American Idol, Artists, Country, La'Porsha Renae, Music, Music News, Trent Harmon|0 Comments

Americal Idol crownded it's last winner Thursday night and Mississippi country boy Trent Harmon was their 15th winner. Scott Borchetta, President and CEO of Big Machine Label group, and mentor on American Idol, has announced that Harmon has signed to Big Machine Label Group to record his debut country album. [...]