In Conversation

Adam Lambert Discusses ‘Trespassing’, Queen & More: The Idolator Interview

By: Becky Bain // February 20, 2012
It's no secret that we're huge fans of Adam Lambert, one of the most exciting artists to blast onto the pop scene in the last few years. Adam's 2009 album, For Your Entertainment, was one of the best debuts from an American Idol alum ever, but it's his highly personal sophomore LP TrespassingMore »

James Morrison: 8 Questions With The “Up” Singer

By: Robbie Daw // December 9, 2011
Following the release of his third album The Awakening, and ahead of his spring tour here in the States, British singer-songwriter James Morrison is feeling quite feisty. Regarding his collaboration with Jessie J, the emotional, string-laden "Up", Morrison tells us this: "I asked if she wanted to do it with me. But she… More »

Willow Smith: 10 Questions With The “Fireball” Singer

By: Robbie Daw // December 7, 2011
Fiery pop tween Willow Smith set the world's ears ablaze last fall with her sassy jam "Whip My Hair", the first offering from her upcoming debut album Willow. And today the video for her third single, the Nicki Minaj-assisted "Fireball", is scheduled to premiere during BET's 106 & Park. More »

Jay Sean Discusses ‘Freeze Time’ & The End Of The World: Idolator Interview

By: Robbie Daw // October 26, 2011
Earlier this month, Jay Sean wrapped up a US tour with Joe Jonas and JoJo, and we sat down with the "Down" singer just hours before their very last gig together, in New York. “I’m kind of sad about it actually," the hit-making UK singer/songwriter admitted. "It’s been a really, really fun time.”… More »

JoJo Interview: The “Disaster” Singer Answers Our Questions And Yours

By: Robbie Daw // October 6, 2011
As any fan of JoJo can attest, the wait for Jumping Trains, the singer-songwriter's third album, has been a long one. In fact, this month marks five years since the release of her last LP, The High Road (which produced the Top 5 smash "Too Little Too Late"). But the past… More »

J. Cole: 7 Questions With The ‘Cole World’ Rapper

By: Robbie Daw // September 22, 2011
After four years of paying creative dues and crafting several acclaimed mixtapes, Roc Nation MC J. Cole is about to break out in a big way with next week's release of Cole World: The Sideline Story, his debut album (out September 27). Earlier this month we gave you some insight to the record… More »

Cady Groves: Idolator’s Interview From The “This Little Girl” Video Set

By: Robbie Daw // September 22, 2011
The wait is nearly over for the premiere of the music video for Cady Groves' catchy pop jam “This Little Girl” (check back here tomorrow to watch it). And by now fans of the 21-year-old singer know that country crooner Blake Shelton makes a cameo in the clip. We… More »

Taylor Hanson: The Idolator Interview

By: Becky Bain // August 26, 2011
You may best remember Hanson as the band that brought the world the non-word "MMMBop", but the boys who hail from Oklahoma have been going long and hard at music for nearly two decades. (Pretty impressive for a band with two members under the age of thirty.) In 2009, brothers Isaac, Taylor and… More »

DEV: The Idolator Interview

By: Becky Bain // August 18, 2011
After skyrocketing onto the scene by contributing the hook to Far East Movement's "Like A G6", Dev is ready to take the dance world on her own — well, with a bit of help by her producing team The Cataracs. The bass-loving electro-pop singer was in New York promoting her debut… More »

Never-Before-Seen Photos Of Fergie & Martika (Who Is Plotting A Comeback)

By: Idolator Staff // August 12, 2011
Dust off your hoop earrings and gigantic shoulder pads, because Martika is embarking on a comeback! The singer, who scored hits with 1989 chart-topper "Toy Soldiers" and the Prince composition "Love...Thy Will Be Done," has been inspired by the recent resurgence of fellow one-time teen queens Debbie Gibson and Tiffany. "People are enjoying… More »

Ellie Goulding: The Idolator Interview

By: Robbie Daw // August 12, 2011
Skylar Grey wasn't the only pop luminary we sat down with at the the Lollapalooza artist lounge (which we co-sponsored along with Rock The Vote) last weekend — we also had a chat with one of our favorite UK artists to make a splash on these shores this year, More »

Skylar Grey: The Lollapalooza Interview

By: Robbie Daw // August 11, 2011
While at Lollapalooza last weekend, singer-songwriter Skylar Grey performed dark pop songs from her upcoming LP Invinsible (including "Monster," "Beautiful Nightmare" and "Weirdo"), and gave some vocal assistance to Eminem for a rendition of their hit with Dr. Dre, "I Need A Doctor." She also took a break… More »

Kelly Rowland: The Idolator Interview

By: Becky Bain // August 5, 2011
Kelly Rowland is here, people. The sultry singer's third solo LP Here I Am made an impressive debut at #3 on the Billboard 200 — her highest debut yet —and her steamy single "Motivation" keeps rising every week, currently sitting at #17 on the Hot 100. (Guess not everyone shared JeffMore »

Pitbull: The Idolator Interview

By: Becky Bain // July 1, 2011
The man whose current single requests that you "Give Me Everything" now has it: party monster Pitbull's sixth studio album, Planet Pit, debuted in the Top 10 on the charts, and his single finally creeped its way past Adele to claim the top spot on the Hot 100, giving… More »

Jill Scott Lights Up For Christina Aguilera, Frank Ocean

By: Idolator Staff // June 21, 2011
Jill Scott fills her stylish new album, The Light Of The Sun, with smart, confident songs like "Shame". But it took her roughly a year-and-a-half to write and record, and during that time, she listened to virtually no other music. Now that she's wrapped up in the studio, whose voice is capturing herMore »

David Cook: The Idolator Interview

By: Becky Bain // April 28, 2011
David Cook may have the fame and the fans, but the one thing he doesn't seem to get enough of these days is sleep. "I'm just coming out of zombie land," he tells us with a laugh during our interview with him at the Beverly Hilton. (Check out our photo shoot with Cook… More »

Patrick Stump: The Idolator Interview

By: Becky Bain // April 20, 2011
Patrick Stump might be on a solo tour right now, but he assures us that it's been anything but lonely. "I haven't been wanting for company," the Fall Out Boy frontman-turned-one-man-band told us during a chat before his two sold-out shows at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood. "I’m definitely surrounded by people. It’… More »

Eliza Doolittle Talks To Us About Style, Kanye And Coachella

By: Becky Bain // April 19, 2011
We already knew Eliza Doolittle knew how to get everybody bouncing — she was one of the performers at our Pray For Pop party at SXSW, after all. So it was no surprise to see the British pop gal make the fest-goers (and even the trees!) at Coachella shake it during her… More »

Foster The People’s Mark Foster Fawns Over Kanye West At Coachella

By: Becky Bain // April 19, 2011
Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Mark Foster was doing his own solo project for a few years before he and two friends, Mark Pontius and Cubbie Fink, joined forces to become Foster The People, one of the most buzzed about bands to take on Coachella 2011. (Check out pics from their Sunday afternoon set More »

Marina And The Diamonds Talks Katy Perry And Madonna At Coachella

By: Becky Bain // April 16, 2011
Marina And The Diamonds (aka Marina Diamandis) had never performed at Coachella before her set last night in the Gobi tent (check out the photos here!), but the Welsh pop doll seemed to be enjoying her first jaunt to the desert music fest. "The site is a lot more… More »

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