American Idol

(Nick Walker for Interscope Records)

Interview: Phillip Phillips Insists on Writing His Own Songs, Won’t Stay Folky hopped on the phone with him to talk about shedding his folk sound in favor or rock, vocal lilting and what all this touring has taught him about putting on a live show.


Afternoon-Ride-Logo 480x480

Cate Blanchet Gets Some Oscar Ink & Why Are American Idol Ratings Sagging?

Details on these stories and MORE in today’s Insane Hollywood Report live from H-Town with Mike Evans on the Afternoon Ride with Sonny, Susan and Hollywood Dean. Today’s Report -


(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Adam Lambert and Queen Announce So-Cal Tour Date

Native San Diego singer Adam Lambert will join classic rock band Queen on a month-long North American tour that includes a stop in Southern California, but not as close as it should be. They’ll be […]


By: Kevin Winter Getty Images

American Idol Ratings In The Tank, Depp Dumped For Dog, & Katy Perry Boo’d Off Runway!

Get the details on these stories and more in today’s Insane Hollywood Report with Mike Evans live from Hollywood. Catch Mike’s Report 3 times a day on the Afternoon Ride with Sonny, Susan, and Kevin […]


(Michael Becker/FOX)

‘America Idol’ Season 13 Premieres to Worst Ratings Yet, Despite New Judges

If the ratings of last night’s (Jan. 15) American Idol show us anything, it’s that after 13 seasons, America might not really care who their next Idol is.


Clay Aiken the Congressman?

Is Clay Aiken Running for Congress in 2014?

Clay Aiken might have come in second on ‘American Idol,’ and ‘The Apprentice’ for that matter, but it seems he’s hoping he’ll come out on top on Election Day 2014.


(Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Phillip Phillips Hits the State Fair Circuit for ‘Where We Came From’ Video

The clip features live footage of his performance from the Alaska State Fair, with not only shots of his devoted crowd, who came out even in the rain, but the snow covered tops of the Chugach Mountains and the green, green grass of its valley below.


Brandon Blackstock & Kelly Clarkson (Getty/ Todd Williamson)

Kelly Clarkson Has Only One Thing On Her Christmas Wish List. Well Maybe Two Things.

What does Kelly want for Christmas? Find out in today’s Insane Hollywood Report live from Hollywood with Mike Evans with Sonny, Susan and Lil’ Kevin. Today’s Report - 


(Michel Boutefeu/Getty Images

Former American Idol Contestants File Multi-Million-Dollar Lawsuit Against The Show Citing Racial Discrimination

Ten former Idols are suing she show seeking a minimum of $25 million in damages for racial profiling and discrimination, stemming from them being publically disqualified from the show.


(Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Adam Lambert Joins The Cast Of ‘Glee’

Adam Lambert is now officially a Gleek. The star confirmed yesterday (July 10) that he would be joining the cast of Glee next season.