Pia Toscano

Jennifer Lopez Taps ‘Idol’ Alum Pia Toscano For Summer Tour

Pia Toscano will embark with Jennifer Lopez as a back-up singer on a six-date tour this summer, including stops for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Good Morning America. “I have to pinch myself a little bit that I am in the same room with her now,” Toscano, a favorite from American Idol’s Season…

Christina Lee | May 29, 2014 - 8:08 am

Alicia Keys Designed These Sneakers For Reebok: Morning Mix

:: Alicia Keys plays the piano, and therefore there are piano keys on her version of the Reebok Freestyle Hi sneaker. The “Girl On Fire” debuted the designs for her new kicks collection this week. Each pair retails for $80 and is available at Finish Line. [Rap Up]

:: R. Kelly encourages women on…

Idolator Staff | September 5, 2012 - 5:00 am

Beyonce And Other Artists Mourn The Loss Of Etta James

Etta James’ death at the age of 73 has left many musicians and performers, regardless of musical genre, in grief. Several artists — from the likes of Flo Rida and Kelly Rowland to Pink — took to Twitter to express their love for the “At Last” singer, and share how she influenced their lives…

Guest Editor | January 20, 2012 - 11:56 am

‘Glee’ “Moves Like Jagger” In A Wheelchair: Morning Mix

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…

Idolator Staff | January 16, 2012 - 5:00 am

Win Tickets To See Pia Toscano On The American Idols Live Tour!

If the release of Pia Toscano’s “This Time” music video has you kicking yourself for not snatching up tickets to see the American Idols Live tour, we have good news for you. Your procrastinating tendencies have finally paid off! Below find out how you could be one of our lucky winners to score two tickets…

Idolator Staff | August 18, 2011 - 2:28 pm

Pia Toscano Belts Out “This Time” On ‘Live! With Regis And Kelly’

Pia Toscano stopped by Live! With Regis And Kelly this morning to sing her single “This Time”, and though the American Idol alum sounded great as usual, she looked fairly awkward just standing there with no backup band playing behind her. Couldn’t they get Casey Abrams to swing by with his bass just so Pia…

Becky Bain | August 16, 2011 - 11:15 am

Scotty McCreery & Lauren Alaina Reveal Album Titles, Perform On ‘GMA’

After premiering both their debut videos on Tuesday, Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina finish out their week by bringing their sentimental country singles to the Good Morning America stage for the show’s summer concert series in Central Park. The two faux Idol lovebirds also joined the Top 11 in performing a medley as cheesy as…

Becky Bain | August 12, 2011 - 11:23 am

Pia Toscano Premiered Her Debut Video Today, Too — Watch “This Time”

Did the most current crop of American Idol alumni receive any budget for their debut music videos? Lauren Alaina’s clip was mostly baby photos; Scotty McCreery’s video was him singing on a stage in front of friends and fam; and now ninth-place finisher Pia Toscano’s extremely-widescreen video for “This Time” basically requires her…

Becky Bain | August 9, 2011 - 12:42 pm

Pia Toscano Performs “This Time” On ‘So You Think You Can Dance?’

Pia Toscano seems to be getting the royal treatment in terms of post-Idol exposure. After finishing in 9th place, Toscano performed on Dancing With The Stars, hit up Wango Tango, and last night, she sang her debut single “This Time” on So You Think You Can Dance? (looking a little bit more orange than usual…

Becky Bain | August 5, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Pia Toscano Films Her Music Video “This Time”

Check out your first peek at a long-locked Pia Toscano filming the music video for her debut single “This Time”. The newly signed Interscope artist, who recently put her touch on Amy Winehouse’s “Rehab”, is still on the road with the American Idols Live! tour, where she’s been performing her Brian Kennedy-produced song. So whose…

Becky Bain | July 27, 2011 - 12:15 pm

Who Covered Amy Winehouse Best? A Tribute

While the world struggles to come to terms with the death of Amy Winehouse and her long and very public battle with drug and alcohol addiction – we thought it would be comforting to focus on something positive. Namely her incredible musical legacy. The five-time Grammy winner perfected bittersweet soul music but her influence extended all…

Idolator Staff | July 23, 2011 - 2:42 pm

American Idols Live!: The Top 11 Hit L.A.’s Nokia Theater

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…

Idolator Staff | July 16, 2011 - 4:43 pm

Listen To The Studio Recording Of Pia Toscano’s Single “This Time”

Pia Toscano may have been the early-eliminated shining star of American Idol’s 10th season, but we all know that impressing people on the show and convincing them to buy your music once the season is over are two very different things. Pia performed her debut single, “This Time”, while on the road with the American

Becky Bain | July 11, 2011 - 10:22 am

Pia Toscano Premieres Single “This Time” During Idols Live Tour Stop

Good things come to those who wait. But screw that — Pia Toscano decided to haul out her new single “This Time” ahead of its July 12 release, during the first American Idols Live! tour stop at West Valley City, Utah’s Maverik Center last night.  As Neon Limelight noted, the Season 10 contestant sounds a…

Robbie Daw | July 7, 2011 - 8:11 am

Pia Toscano Signs To Interscope, Will Drop Debut Single “This Time” Next Week

Right before the American Idols Live! tour kicks off in Utah tomorrow night comes the news that Season 10’s Pia Toscano has officially signed to Idol mentor Jimmy Iovine’s Interscope Records. The ninth-place finisher will release her debut album sometime this year, and her first single “This Time” will drop on July 12.

Becky Bain | July 5, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Rodney Jerkins Producing Songs For Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina And Pia Toscano

Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina’s kiss during the American Idol finale won’t be the hottest thing to come out of Season 10. Producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins (the man behind Lady Gaga’s “Telephone”, Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name” and literally dozens more hit songs) has been given the task of writing and producing songs for Scotty…

Becky Bain | May 27, 2011 - 10:09 am

Former Idols Tweet Their Reactions To The ‘American Idol’ Finale

Whether they were watching from the comfort of their couch or took the walk down the red carpet inside the Nokia Theater to watch it live, many of the ghosts of Idol past (and a few from the present, too) shared their thoughts on last night’s finale. Check out Twitter reactions from Adam…

Erika Brooks Adickman | May 26, 2011 - 12:03 pm

Adam Lambert, David Archuleta And More Attend ‘Idol’ Season Finale (PHOTOS)

Alums old and new came out last night to attend the Season 10 finale of American Idol. On hand were Adam Lambert (who has apparently gone from experimenting with the hair on his face, to experimenting with the hair on his head) and boyfriend Sauli Koskinen, David Archuleta, “Before He Cheats” performer Carrie Underwood, Kris…

Erika Brooks Adickman | May 26, 2011 - 9:25 am

Pia Toscano Reportedly To Duet With Charice On ‘American Idol’ Finale

Fox has no problem with putting Charice to work. Tonight the pop teen will reprise her role as Sunshine Corazon for the Glee Season 2 finale, and now word has it she’ll be paired up with ousted American Idol favorite Pia Toscano on the closing episode tomorrow night. Fox’s Good Day NY aired a segment…

Robbie Daw | May 24, 2011 - 12:59 pm

Pia Toscano, J.Lo And More Attend Simon Fuller’s Walk Of Fame Ceremony (PHOTOS)

Idol creator Simon Fuller was honored today with his own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. There to celebrate with the manager/producer were some familiar faces from Season 10 including Wango Tango performer Pia Toscano, Paul McDonald, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, and Haley Reinhart. “Walk This Way” singer Carrie Underwood and Idol

Erika Brooks Adickman | May 23, 2011 - 3:36 pm
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