After 11 seasons of American Idol, we all know the results shows are just an hour-long Idol commercial. Sure, you get some quality performances thrown in (and last night’s by James Durbin and Jennifer Hudson were very entertaining), but usually it’s just a “fast forward until they announce the bottom three” affair. That was not… More »
So far on this season of American Idol, we have yet to find this year’s answer to Season 10’s James Durbin, who had pretty much everything one looks for in a finalist: miles of personality, a tear-jerking sob story, a sense of style — and oh yeah, killer pipes. Durbin’s new single, “Stand Up”,… More »
Did You Hear?
:: We knew the moment we first heard that whistle-hook that “Moves Like Jagger” would be featured on Glee. Yes, the New Directions kids move exactly like Mick Jagger — if Mick Jagger were, you know, in a wheelchair. [ONTD]
:: If you thought Katy Perry canceled… More »
Did You Hear?
:: American Idol Season 10’s metal thrasher James Durbin got married to his longtime girlfriend and babymama Heidi Lowe. Idol alums Haley Reinhart, Stefano Langone and Casey Abrams attended the Santa Cruz wedding. [E! Online]
:: Fill your day with some serious randomness by listening to this 8-year-old… More »
James Durbin lit the American Idol stage on fire with his powerful, wailing performances, and now the Season 10 alum is setting the desert aflame in his debut music video for “Love Me Bad”, the lead single off his album Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster (out November 21). We’ve got the inside look… More »
Metal head James Durbin has revealed the track listing for his debut album Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster, and the 11-track LP features the Idol alum’s Official Gameday NFL Music contribution, “Stand Up”. We have yet to hear the remaining ten songs, but we’re fairly sure they’ll include a healthy dose of wailing, screeching… More »
American Idol’s James Durbin is getting ready to unleash his rock upon the world with the release of his debut album, Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster (out November 21). In this brief sneak peek at his time in the studio, the Top 4 Idol reveals that he’s recorded three songs so far, and… More »
American Idol Season 10 metal enthusiast James Durbin has announced a title and release date for his debut album, Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster. According to Durbin, the title “means looking back on events in my life, to see the beauty in the pain.” (It’s maybe just a smidge too similar to Kanye’s My Beautiful… More »
Add American Idol Season 10 contestant James Durbin to the ever-growing list of artists who are releasing albums this fall. It was announced on the California heavy metal enthusiast’s website that he’s signed a label deal with Wind-Up Records, home, at one time or other, of Evanescence, Creed and Five For Fighting. Rock on!
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After a couple of lackluster seasons, American Idol caught fire again this year. New judges and a lowered age requirement resulted in the best bunch of talent to come along since… well, that’s up for debate. (We say since Adam Lambert took the stage during Season 8, but we’re sure you’ve got your own… More »
Beyonce’s 4 dropped 63% in sales in its second week out, but let’s look on the bright side – that was still enough to keep the beautiful music video bride in the top position on Billboard’s Top 200. Elsewhere on the charts, Selena Gomez and her Scene climb up a spot, Lloyd’s dedication to his… More »
The top 11 from Season 10 of Idol rocked Utah’s Maverik Center last night, as they began the 2011 American Idols Live! tour. The evening started with a bang thanks to a performance of “Born This Way” from Naima Adedapo and the AI girls. In addition to Pia Toscano’s “This Time” debut, fans were also… More »
American Idol Season 10’s Top 4 — Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Haley Reinhart and James Durbin, in case your memory of the past season of Idol has already faded — are releasing EPs, featuring some of the more noteworthy numbers they tackled on the show. Though in the case of heavy metal lover James Durbin,… More »
James’ Durbinators and the residents of Adam Lambert’s Glam Nation can hold hands in peace once more, as the two former Idols have settled their differences and ended their supposed feud once and for all. And there’s no better way to publicly end a highly publicized spat than on the most public of forums, Twitter. More »