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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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TJ’s Trash: Must See American Idol Audition

If you see one American Idol audition it has to be this one!

BUZ’N 102.9 – New BUZ’N Country–01/18/2013

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Keith Urban Crawls Under Judges Table During ‘American Idol’ Premiere

“It’s not safe” was Keith Urban’s sentiment as he slowly crawled under the judges table during Wednesday night’s first round of American Idol auditions in New York City. He wasn’t referring to his position between divas Mariah Carey […]

01/17/2013

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“It Feels Like I’ve Joined A Band” Says Keith Urban Of “Idol” Team

Country star and newly appointed American Idol judge Keith Urban was a guest on the Ellen show this week, and right away, he got down to the business talking Idol. “We’re putting the fun in dysfunction,” he says at the beginning of […]

01/16/2013

Keith Urban

Keith Urban Surprised With ‘Playgirl’ Photos On Leno

Keith Urban, Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest were on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Thursday night to promote the new season of American Idol. During the interview, Jay Leno pulled a fast one on Keith — he pulled out some old photos of […]

01/11/2013

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Jeff Dunham Measures Keith Urban Against Other ‘American Idol’ Judges

Comic Jeff Dunham and his puppet, Walter, don’t pull any punches when it comes to the feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. One of the ladies look like they can “kick butt” to Walter, but he jokes […]

01/08/2013

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Can Reality Show Contestants Win GRAMMYS? Tony Lucca Weighs In

“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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Keith Urban Talks ‘American Idol’ Drama — ‘We’re Just Getting Our Groove’

“There’s a learning curve in any job, right?” a good-natured Keith says about the well-publicized spat between certain judges during “Idol” auditions.

11/16/2012

Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler Secures New Record Deal

After splitting with Sony, the former “American Idol” contestant has found a new home with Black Rock Entertainment.

10/09/2012

Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Releasing New Album, Single This Month–But Will It Include Country?

The singer reveals that a new single and a greatest hits album are on the way. But will her country side be represented?

10/05/2012

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