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Randy Jackson Steps Down As ‘American Idol’ Judge, Who’s Next?

After making the careers of artists like Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood, longtime American Idol judge Randy Jackson announced Thursday (May 9) that he will not be returning as a judge next season.

05/10/2013

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Ke$ha Blames Perez For Ruined Relationship: Perez Hilton’s Daily Update

This week was the premiere of Ke$ha’s new docu-series and in the episode she reveals how Perez Hilton ruined the only good relationship she ever had. Well, we’re kind of really good friends with Perez, […]

97.1 AMP Radio–04/24/2013

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Amanda Bynes Tweets About Eating Disorder: Perez Hilton’s Daily Update

It’s been a while since Amanda Bynes has behaved “normal” but yesterday we found out why that might be happening. She admitted on her Twitter that she has an eating disorder. She also used the […]

97.1 AMP Radio–04/05/2013

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Judging The Judges: Star Power Alone Can’t Revive ‘American Idol’ Ratings

The early- to mid-2000s were a simpler time in music. Rock music was actually thing on popular radio. Production on hit singles was often stripped down nearly to its core rather than with bombastic synths […]

03/29/2013

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Will You Help Carly Rae Jepsen Write Her Next Song?

Carly Rae Jepsen is taking fans into her songwriting world for her latest project. In partnership with American Idol and Coca-Cola, Jepsen is allowing fans to choose the lyrics for her song “Take A Picture,” […]

03/29/2013

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Nicki Minaj Rolls In Late To ‘Idol’ Live Taping, Covers ELLE Sans Makeup

When Nicki Minaj didn’t appear to the set on time for the first live taping of American Idol Wednesday night (March 13), the cameras kept on rolling. Her absence had many wondering what could have […]

03/15/2013

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Kelly Clarkson Refuses “To Be Bullied” By Industry Titan

Clive Davis, record industry mogul and the man who takes credit for finding and grooming artists like Whitney Houston, Alicia Keys, Janis Joplin, Jennifer Hudson and many more, finds himself in Kelly Clarkson’s crosshairs. Davis […]

02/19/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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AMP Music Minute- More ‘Screamin’ Hits By Britney Spears, Idol’s Shy Judge, Lupe Fiasco Booted Off Stage

More ‘Screamin’ Hits By Britney Spears Get ready for more ‘Screams’ & Shouts’!! Will.i.am’s been in the studio with Britney Spears for more possible hits for her upcoming album! Idol’s Shy Viewer Who’s shy about […]

01/22/2013

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Perez Hilton’s Daily Update With Booker: American Idol Gets Low Ratings!!

Uh-Oh! American Idol premiere ratings came in and they were NOT GOOD.  Like at all you guys. Maybe it’s because of all the bickering N-N-N-Nicki Minaj instigates???  We get that rivalries are entertaining to watch, […]

97.1 AMP Radio–01/18/2013

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