Rickey E. Smith Jr. was only 36-years-old.
The "American Idol" runner-up says we can still treat people with respect even if we don't agree with their "lifestyle," but is that really how it works?
Ten Black former “American Idol” contestants have filed a lawsuit against the show claiming they were racially and criminally profiled to boost ratings, and they…
The producers of one of America’s most popular reality TV competition shows “American Idol“ are being sued by nine former contestants for alleged racism, according to…
One American “idol” may have just made history at Carnegie Hall, but plenty more are about to celebrate history at the world famous venue. Just days after Jay-Z performed on back-to-back nights for charity, “American Idol” Music Director Ray Chew will be holding “A Tribute To The Music of Motown” tonight, February 9th, 2012 at […]
Former American Idol alumni Anware Robinson was nearly shot to death during a robbery recently. At one of his previous shows, Robinson spoke to the audience. He said that while driving home with his friend Joshua three young men attempted to rob him. In fear for his life he drove off. The three assailants pursued […]
VIA: AOLtelevision.com Haeley Vaughn shocked American Idol judges with her cute personality and Pop Country singing style. She is the first black pop country mainstream singer that American Idol has ever seen, and she represents well. Check out her American Idol audition below: Simon Cowell was enamored with her right away. “Cute little thing, aren’t […]
VIA NEW YORK TIMES: LOS ANGELES – Paula Abdul, the pop star who revived a lagging singing career with a turn as a warm-hearted judge for eight seasons on “American Idol,” said Tuesday night that she has decided not to return to the show next season, a startling development for the reality series that has […]