LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox and the producers of “American Idol” say Randy Jackson is leaving the show after 13 seasons. In a statement Tuesday, the network and producers call Jackson a key part of the singing contest and say he’ll be welcomed back as a visitor. Phone and email requests to his publicist seeking […]

For iPhone:   Preacher of L.A. star Deitrick Haddon and former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams  have banded together to find the nation’s underperforming choirs on  Oxygen’s new reality show Fix My Choir.  “Basically we traveled the country to find some of the worst choirs and some of the best choirs and basically Michelle and I mentor […]

NBC’s hit singing competition series The Voice is already announcing its panel of judges for Season 8 in 2015. Pharrell Williams will return to the show along with Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, and original judge Christina Aguilera will take her seat back from Gwen Stefani, following a two-season maternity leave. “We are excited to welcome Christina back to her […]

After winning four Grammys and creating the viral hit of the year in “Happy” what’s a man to do? If you’re Pharrell Williams its sign on to become a coach for the seventh season of The Voice. The 41-year-old replaces CeeLo Green in the red swivel chair beginning Monday, Sept. 22. He and fellow newbie […]

So far, singer/actor Usher is having a great year. Long past the drama with his ex-wife Tameka Raymond, Usher is this years’ The Voice winner with his singer Josh Kaufman, beating out perennial winners Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. He’s just released a new single “Good Kisser” and wrapped on his movie project Hands of […]

For iPhone users: Jamaicans have imported many things to the U.S. – Blue Mountain coffee and Bob Marley are just two of the highlights. Gold medalists and world champions Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann-Newby Fraser have knocked previously dominant American track athletes to the back of the pack and even American gold medalist, track star Sanya […]

They say it’s never too late and 54-year-old Lillie McCloud can certainly attest to that. She’s the frontrunner on “The X Factor” and a surprise discovery who has thrilled judges and fans with her beautiful voice and towering Afro. But this is not McCloud’s first time at the rodeo. Though unknown to the vast majority […]

“American Idol” has crowned a new diva. The 23-year-old from St. Helena Island, S.C. took the Season 12 honors in a year that was marred by public catfighting between rapper Nikki Minaj and singer Mariah Carey as well as the lowest ratings in “Idol” history. Glover was part of the first all-female final since Season […]