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A cappella (Italian for "in the manner of the chapel") music is specifically group or solo singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way.
"A Moment Like This" is the debut single by American singer Kelly Clarkson.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Ace Young (born November 15, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.
Adam Mitchel Lambert (born January 29, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor.
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
"All Cried Out" is the debut single from American recording artist and American Idol season 12 runner-up, Kree Harrison.
All in the Family is an American sitcom TV-series that was originally broadcast on the CBS television network for nine seasons, from January 1971 to April 1979.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The first season of American Idol premiered on June 11, 2002 (under the full title American Idol: The Search for a Superstar) and continued until September 4, 2002.
The tenth season of American Idol premiered on January 19, 2011 and concluded on May 25, 2011, on the Fox television network.
The eleventh season of American Idol premiered on Fox on January 18, 2012.
The twelfth season of American Idol premiered on January 16, 2013, as part of the mid-season of the 2012–13 network television season.
The thirteenth season of American Idol, styled as American Idol XIII, premiered on the Fox television network on January 15, 2014.
The fourteenth season of American Idol, also known as American Idol XIV, premiered on the Fox television network on January 7, 2015.
The fifteenth season of American Idol, also branded as American Idol: The Farewell Season, premiered on the Fox television network on January 6, 2016.
The sixteenth season of American Idol premiered on March 11, 2018, on the ABC television network.
The second season of American Idol premiered on January 21, 2003, and continued until May 21, 2003.
The third season of American Idol premiered on Monday, January 19, 2004 and continued until May 26, 2004.
The fourth season of American Idol premiered on January 18, 2005 and continued until May 25, 2005.
The fifth season of reality television singing competition American Idol began on January 17, 2006, and concluded on May 24, 2006.
The sixth season of American Idol premiered on the Fox Broadcasting Company as a two-night, four-hour premiere special on January 16 and January 17, and ran until May 23, 2007.
The seventh season of American Idol, the annual reality show and singing competition, began on January 15, 2008 and concluded on May 21, 2008.
The eighth season of American Idol premiered on January 13, 2009, and concluded on May 20, 2009.
The ninth season of American Idol premiered on January 12, 2010 and concluded on May 26, 2010 on Fox.
American Idol (known as Pop Idol in Europe) is a music video game.
American Idol Extra is a television show that was shown on the Fox Reality Channel and Star! and billed as "the show that picks up right where American Idol leaves off".
American Idol Rewind is a syndicated television series that ran from September 30, 2006 to May 15, 2010.
American Idols Live! Tour 2006 was a summer concert tour in the United States featuring the top 10 contestants of the fifth season of American Idol, which aired in 2006.
American Idols LIVE! Tour 2008 was a summer concert tour in the United States and Canada that featured the top 10 contestants of the seventh season of American Idol, which aired in 2008.
The American Idols LIVE! Tour 2010 was a summer concert tour in the United States and Canada that featured the Top 10 contestants of the ninth season of American Idol.
The American Idols LIVE! Tour 2013 is a summer concert tour in the United States and Canada that features the Top 10 finalists of the twelfth season of American Idol, as well as semi-finalist Aubrey Cleland, the winner of the season's sing-off.
American Juniors is an American reality television singing competition series that was broadcast for one season, in 2003, on the Fox Network.
An American Idol Christmas (also titled A Very Idol Christmas in Canada) is a Christmas television special for the television shows American Idol, American Juniors and Canadian Idol, but focused mostly on American Idol– the Canadian winner Ryan Malcolm was edited out in the American release, due to legal reasons.
Andrew Adrian Garcia (born October 18, 1985) is an American singer from Moreno Valley, California who was the ninth place finalist on the ninth season of American Idol.
Angela "Angie" Martinez (born January 9, 1971) is an American radio personality, rapper, and actress of Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominican heritage.
Ann K. Powers (born February 4, 1964) is an American writer and pop music critic.
Anoop Manoj Desai (born December 20, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter best known for his time as a contestant on the eighth season of American Idol.
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and songwriter.
Arista Records, Inc. was a major American record label.
"As Long as You Love Me" is the debut and coronation song for American rock singer and American Idol season thirteen winner, Caleb Johnson.
AT&T Mobility LLC, also known as AT&T Wireless marketed as simply AT&T, is a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T that provides wireless services to 138.8 million subscribers in the United States including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
AT&T Wireless Services, founded in 1987 as McCaw Cellular Communications, formerly part of AT&T Corp., was a wireless telephone carrier in the United States, based in Redmond, Washington, and later traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the stock symbol "AWE", as a separate entity from its former parent.
Avril Ramona Lavigne (born 27 September 1984) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
"Battles" is the debut single by American Idol season fifteen runner-up La'Porsha Renae and would have been her coronation song had she won the contest.
"Beautiful Day" is a song by Irish rock band U2.
"Beautiful Life" is a song performed by Nick Fradiani.
Bertelsmann Music Group (abbreviated as BMG) was a division of German media company Bertelsmann before its completion of sale of the majority of its assets to Japan's Sony Corporation of America on 1 October 2008.
Betty Hutton (born Elizabeth June Thornburg; February 26, 1921 – March 12, 2007) was an American stage, film, and television actress, comedian, dancer, and singer.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
The Bible Belt is an informal region in the Southern United States in which socially conservative evangelical Protestantism plays a strong role in society and politics, and Christian church attendance across the denominations is generally higher than the nation's average.
A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.
Big Machine Records is an independent American record label specializing in country and pop artists.
The Big Three television networks are the three major traditional commercial broadcast television networks in the United States: the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), CBS (formerly known as the Columbia Broadcasting System) and the National Broadcasting Company (NBC).
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
"Billie Jean" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson, released in January 1983 as the second single from his sixth album Thriller (1982).
Blake Colin Lewis (born July 21, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and beatboxer who was the runner-up on the sixth season of American Idol.
Harold Elwin "Bo" Bice, Jr. (born November 1, 1975) is an American singer and musician who was the runner-up against Carrie Underwood in the fourth season of American Idol.
Bones is an American crime procedural drama television series that aired on Fox in the United States from September 13, 2005, until March 28, 2017, for 246 episodes over twelve seasons.
Branded content (also known as branded entertainment) is the practice of marketing via the creation of content that is funded or outright produced by an advertiser.
Brian Dunkleman (born September 25, 1971) is an American comedian, actor and television personality.
Broncos Stadium at Mile High, previously known as Invesco Field at Mile High and Sports Authority Field at Mile High, and commonly known as Mile High, New Mile High or Mile High Stadium, is an American football stadium in Denver, Colorado, named Mile High due to the city's altitude of 5,280 feet.
Brooke Elizabeth White (born June 2, 1983) is an American indie pop/folk-pop singer-songwriter and actress from Mesa, Arizona who was the fifth place finalist on the seventh season of American Idol.
William Joel "Bucky" Covington III (born November 8, 1977) is an American country music singer.
Caleb Perry Johnson (born April 23, 1991) is an American singer who won the thirteenth season of American Idol.
Caleb Lee Hutchinson (born in Dallas, Georgia on March 2, 1999) is an American singer-songwriter, and runner-up on season 16 of the American Idol broadcast on the American television network ABC.
Canal Sony ("Sony Channel", in both Spanish and Portuguese; formerly called Sony Entertainment Television), is a general entertainment channel co-based in Perú, Chile, Venezuela, Brazil and Miami, Florida, United States.
Candice Rickelle Glover (born November 22, 1989) is an American R&B singer and actress who won the twelfth season of American Idol.
Carly Sarah Smithson (née Hennessy; born 12 September 1983) is an Irish soul and pop rock singer, songwriter and actress who was the sixth place finalist on the seventh season of American Idol.
Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American singer and songwriter.
Casey Abrams (born February 12, 1991) is an American musician and multi-instrumentalist from Idyllwild, California, who finished in sixth place in the tenth season of American Idol, five weeks after being saved from elimination by the judges.
The Cathedral of Saint Vibiana, often called St.
Catherine Roseanne Dennis (born 25 March 1969)Gregory, Andy (2002) International Who's Who in Popular Music 2002, Europa;, p. 133 is a British singer, songwriter, record producer and actress.
CBS Television City, alternatively Television City, is a television studio complex located in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles at 7800 Beverly Boulevard, at the corner of Fairfax Avenue.
Cetirizine, prominently marketed under the brand name Zyrtec among others, is a potent second-generation antihistamine used in the treatment of hay fever, allergies, angioedema, and urticaria.
"Change Nothing" is the debut single of American recording artist and American Idol season 11 runner-up, Jessica Sanchez.
Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle; July 20, 1964 – May 18, 2017) was an American musician, singer and songwriter.
Christopher Adam Daughtry (born December 26, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Daughtry and as the fourth-place contestant on the fifth season of American Idol.
Christopher Edward Medina (born November 30, 1983) is an American singer born in Chicago, Illinois.
Christopher Michael "Chris" Richardson (born February 19, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter who was the fifth-place finalist on the sixth season of American Idol.
Clairol is a personal-care-product division of company Procter & Gamble, specializing in hair-coloring and hair care that begun in 1931 by Americans Lawrence and Joan Gelb, along with business partner and lifelong friend, James Romeo, after discovering hair-coloring preparations while traveling in France.
Clark Beckham (born May 15, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
Clayton Holmes "Clay" Aiken (born Clayton Holmes Grissom, November 30, 1978) is an American singer, television personality, actor, politician, and activist.
Clear as Day is the debut studio album by season ten American Idol winner Scotty McCreery.
Clive Jay Davis (born April 4, 1932) is an American record producer, A&R executive and music industry executive.
CMT, originally launched as CMTV, is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Coca-Cola, or Coke (also Pemberton's Cola at certain Georgian vendors), is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company.
Michael Colton Dixon (born October 19, 1991) is an American Christian singer-songwriter and musician from Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Constantine James Maroulis (born September 17, 1975) is a Greek-American actor and rock singer from Wyckoff, New Jersey.
Corey Delaney Clark (born July 13, 1980) is an American singer.
The Creative Arts Emmys are a class of Emmy Awards presented in recognition of technical and other similar achievements in American television programming.
The Critics' Choice Television Awards are accolades that are presented annually by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) (US).
Crystal Lynn Bowersox (born August 4, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter and actress who was the runner-up on the ninth season of American Idol.
The CTV Television Network (commonly referred to as CTV) is an English-language broadcast television network in Canada launched in 1961.
CTV Two (also known as "CTV 2") is a Canadian English language television system that is owned by the Bell Media subsidiary of Bell Canada.
Dalton Louis Rapattoni (born February 6, 1996) is an American singer from Dallas, Texas.
Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition television series that premiered on June 1, 2005, on ABC.
Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol.
David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American Mormon singer-songwriter and actor.
David Roland Cook (born December 20, 1982) is an American rock singer-songwriter, who rose to fame after winning the seventh season of American Idol in 2008.
David Anthony Hernandez is an American singer and the twelfth place finalist of FOX's seventh season of the television series American Idol.
Deadline Hollywood, also known as Deadline.com and previously known as news blog Deadline Hollywood Daily, is an online magazine founded by Nikki Finke in 2006.
Death Star is the name of a number of fictional mobile space stations and galactic superweapons featured in the Star Wars space opera franchise.
Debra Byrd (born in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American vocalist who has worked with Barry Manilow in and after Lady Flash and Bob Dylan, appeared on Broadway, and serves as the head vocal coach for American Idol and Canadian Idol, also singing backup for the contestants.
Diabetes mellitus type 1, also known as type 1 diabetes, is a form of diabetes mellitus in which not enough insulin is produced.
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus.
DialIdol is both the name of a computer program for Microsoft Windows and its associated website that tracks voting trends for American Idol contestants.
Diana Nicole DeGarmo (born June 16, 1987) is an American singer/songwriter and actress.
The Digital Songs chart (previously named Hot Digital Songs) ranks the best-selling digital songs in the United States, as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan and published by Billboard.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Disney's Hollywood Studios is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando.
"Do I Make You Proud" is a soul-pop song written for American Idol season five winner Taylor Hicks by Tracy Ackerman, Andy Watkins and Paul Wilson of the Absolute production team, and co-produced by Dave Way.
The Dolby Theatre (formerly known as the Kodak Theatre) is a live-performance auditorium in the Hollywood and Highland Center shopping mall and entertainment complex, on Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles, United States.
LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
Dreamgirls is a 2006 American romantic musical drama film written and directed by Bill Condon and jointly produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures.
"Dreams" is the debut single by American Idol season 3 runner-up Diana DeGarmo.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Eleven (stylized as ELEVEN) is an Australian free-to-air digital television multichannel operated by Network Ten.
Elisabeth Murdoch (born 22 August 1968) is an Australian-born American media executive based in the United Kingdom.
Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist.
Efraym Elliott Yamin (born July 20, 1978) is an American singer known for his hit single "Wait for You" and placing third on the fifth season of American Idol.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Energy Brands, also doing business as Glacéau, is a privately owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company based in Whitestone, Queens, New York that manufactures and distributes various lines of enhanced water.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
ETC (stylized as etc) is an commercial broadcasting television network in the Philippines owned by Solar Entertainment Corporation and through its subsidiary Southern Broadcasting Network.
The Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la chanson), often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
Audrey Faith McGraw (née Perry; born September 21, 1967), known professionally as Faith Hill, is an American singer and record producer.
"Falling" is the debut single by American Idol season fifteen winner Trent Harmon and is also his coronation song from the contest.
Fantasia Monique Taylor (née Barrino; born June 30, 1984), known professionally by her mononym Fantasia, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and actress.
The Ford Escape is a compact crossover vehicle sold by Ford since 2000 over three generations.
The Ford F-Series is a series of light-duty trucks and medium-duty trucks (Class 2-7) that have been marketed and manufactured by Ford Motor Company since 1948.
The Ford Fiesta is a supermini marketed by Ford since 1976 over seven generations and manufactured globally, including in Europe, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, China, India, Thailand, and South Africa.
The Ford Fusion is a four-door, five passenger mid-size sedan manufactured and marketed by Ford across three generations in gasoline, gas/electric hybrid, and gas/plug-in electric hybrid variants.
The Ford Fusion Hybrid is a gasoline-electric hybrid powered version of the mid-sized Ford Fusion sedan manufactured and marketed by Ford, now in its second generation.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
The Ford Mustang is an American car manufactured by Ford.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fox8 (corporately stylised as FOX8, alternatively as Fox 8 or FOX 8) is an Australian cable and satellite channel available on Foxtel, Austar and Optus Television's subscription platforms.
Fredric M. "Fred" Bronson (born January 10, 1949) is an American journalist, author and writer.
FremantleMedia Group Limited is a British international television content and production/distribution subsidiary of Bertelsmann's RTL Group, founded in 2001, and evolved as Europe's largest TV, radio, and production company.
Franchell "Frenchie" Davis (born May 7, 1979) is an American Broadway performer and a soul, dance/electronica, and pop singer.
From Justin to Kelly is a 2003 American musical romantic comedy film written by Kim Fuller and directed by Robert Iscove.
Fuel is an American rock band formed by guitarist/songwriter Carl Bell and bassist Jeff Abercrombie in 1994.
The Game Boy Advance (GBA) is a 32-bit handheld video game console developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo as the successor to the Game Boy Color.
Gene Klein, born Chaim Witz (חיים ויץ,, born August 25, 1949), known professionally as Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author and television personality.
Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.
GMA News TV (GNTV) (visually rendered in its logo in all capital letters) is a commercial broadcast television network in the Philippines.
The Great Recession was a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and early 2010s.
In show business, the green room is the space in a theatre or similar venue that functions as a waiting room and lounge for performers before and after a performance, and during the show when they are not engaged on stage.
The Guitar Hero series (sometimes referred to as the Hero series) is a series of music rhythm games first published in 2005 by RedOctane and Harmonix, and distributed by Activision, in which players use a guitar-shaped game controller to simulate playing lead, bass guitar, and rhythm guitar across numerous rock music songs.
"Hallelujah" is a song written by Canadian singer Leonard Cohen, originally released on his album Various Positions (1984).
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, composer, actor, and television host.
"Hemorrhage (In My Hands)" is a song by the rock band Fuel, released as the first single from their second album Something Like Human.
Herbal Essences is a brand of hair coloring and haircare products line by Clairol.
High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.
Hollywood Records, Inc. is an American record label of the Disney Music Group.
"Home" is the debut single and coronation song from American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips.
House (also called House, M.D.) is an American television medical drama that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons, from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012.
Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer.
"I Am Beautiful" is the debut single and coronation song from American recording artist and American Idol season 12 winner, Candice Glover.
"I Believe" is the debut single released by singer and American Idol season 3 winner, Fantasia Barrino.
"I Love You This Big" is the debut and coronation song by American country music artist and American Idol season 10 winner, Scotty McCreery.
"I Walk the Line" is a song written and recorded in 1956 by Johnny Cash.
Idols (also known as SuperStar in some countries) is a reality television singing competition format created by British television producer Simon Fuller and developed by FremantleMedia.
Idol Camp is a performing arts summer camp held in 2007 in Northfield, Massachusetts on one of Northfield Mount Hermon School's campuses.
Idol Gives Back is the name of a charitable campaign that spanned two episodes of American Idol during its sixth season.
"Imagine" is a song written and performed by English musician John Lennon.
In Real Life is an American boy band composed of Brady Tutton, Chance Perez, Drew Ramos, Sergio Calderon, and Michael Conor, the final five vocalists from the American reality television music competition series Boy Band. The show premiered June 22, 2017, on ABC with hostess Rita Ora, and "architects" Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter, the Spice Girls' Emma Bunton, and Timbaland.
"Inside Your Heaven" is a song written by Andreas Carlsson, Pelle Nylén, Savan Kotecha, and produced by Desmond Child.
Interscope Geffen A&M Records (also known as IGA Records) is an American record company.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
The iTunes Store is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc. It opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the largest music vendor in the United States since April 2008, and the largest music vendor in the world since February 2010.
ITV2 is a 24-hour, free-to-air entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands owned by ITV Digital Channels Ltd, a division of ITV plc.
J Records was an American major record label owned and operated by Sony Music Entertainment, and was distributed through the RCA Music Group.
Jasmine Soriano Trias (born November 3, 1986) is a Filipino-American singer-entertainer who was the third place finalist on the third season of American Idol.
Jason René Castro (born March 25, 1987) is an American acoustic/folk-pop singer and songwriter.
Jackie Miskanic (born May 5, 1996), known professionally as Jax, is an American singer from East Brunswick, New Jersey.
Jeffrey Scott Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997), raised as Scott Moorhead,Browne (2001), p. 58 was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Jena Irene Asciutto (born July 13, 1996), also known as Jena Irene, is an American singer from Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an American singer, actress, and spokesperson.
Jennifer Lynn Lopez (born July 24, 1969) is an American singer, actress, dancer and producer.
Jermaine Jones (born November 3, 1986) is an American singer and actor from Pine Hill, New Jersey, who came in twelfth place after being disqualified from the eleventh season of American Idol.
Jessica Elizabeth Sanchez (born August 4, 1995) is a Filipino-American singer and songwriter originally from Chula Vista, California.
Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974), known mononymously as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actress, author, and poet.
James Conrad Verraros (born February 8, 1983) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor, who placed ninth on the first season of American Idol. Raised by deaf parents, he is fluent in American Sign Language and gained notoriety on American Idol for signing the lyrics to his audition song.
James Iovine (born March 11, 1953) is a record producer best known as the co-founder of Interscope Records.
Jive Records was an American record label under the RCA Music Group formed in 1981 by Zomba Records. Formerly headquartered in New York City, the label was best known for a string of successes with hip hop artists in the 1980s, and also in teen pop and boy bands during the 1990s and early 2000s. Jive Records operated as an independently managed label until 2003, when Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) acquired the remainder of its parent company Zomba for US $2.74 billion, which at the time was the largest-ever acquisition of an independent label with major-label distribution.
John Clayton Mayer (born October 16, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer.
John Bassat Stevens IV (born July 28, 1987) is an American classic pop singer and was the sixth-place finalist on the third season of the television series American Idol.
Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturing company founded in 1886.
Jordin Brianna Sparks (born December 22, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Joshua Mario Gracin (born October 18, 1980) is an American country music singer.
Julian Gingell (born 29 December 1969), known as Jules, is a British songwriter and record producer, best known for his partnership with fellow writer and producer Barry Stone under the name Jewels and Stone.
Justin Guarini (born Justin Eldrin Bell; October 28, 1978) is an American singer who was runner-up on the first season of American Idol.
Kara Elizabeth DioGuardi (born December 9, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, music publisher, A&R executive, composer and TV personality.
Karaoke Revolution and its many sequels are video games for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, GameCube, Wii, Xbox, and Xbox 360, developed by Harmonix and Blitz Games and published by Konami in its Bemani line of music games.
Katharine Hope McPhee (born March 25, 1984) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.
Katherine Mari Stevens (born December 8, 1992) is an American actress and singer best known for finishing in eighth place on the ninth season of American Idol and starring as Karma Ashcroft in the MTV series Faking It and Jane Sloan in Freeform's The Bold Type.
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (born October 25, 1984), known professionally as Katy Perry, is an American singer, songwriter, and television judge.
Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand Australian country music singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music artist and a television personality.
Kellogg's is a DBA for the Kellogg Company, an American multinational food-manufacturing company headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States.
Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer and songwriter.
Ken Warwick is a British television executive producer and director, most noted for producing the reality television series American Idol, and Pop Idol.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
The key demographic or target demographic is a term in commercial broadcasting that refers to the most desirable demographic group to a given advertiser.
Kree Annette Harrison (born May 17, 1990) is an American singer and musician, who was the runner-up on the twelfth season of American Idol.
Kristopher Neil Allen (born June 21, 1985) is an American singer and songwriter from Conway, Arkansas, and the winner of the eighth season of American Idol.
Kristin Nicole Adams (born August 17, 1981 in Plano, Texas), née Holt, is a television personality, entertainment news correspondent and viral video creator.
Kristopher Michael Pooley (born October 30, 1976) is an American rock musician from Detroit.
Kristy Lee Cook (born January 18, 1984) is an American country singer who was the seventh place finalist on the seventh season of American Idol.
La'Porsha Renae Mays (born July 28, 1993), known professionally as La'Porsha Renae, is an American singer-songwriter from McComb, Mississippi.
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
"General" Larry Platt (born August 27, 1947) is an American civil and political rights activist and rapper who gained fame with his performance of "Pants on the Ground" on the ninth season of American Idol.
A Latin Grammy Award is an award by The Latin Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the Latin music industry.
LaToya Renee London (born December 29, 1978) is an American R&B and soul singer and actress who was the fourth-place finalist on the third season of the reality/talent-search television series American Idol.
Lauren Alaina (born Lauren Alaina Kristine Suddeth; November 8, 1994) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress from Rossville, Georgia.
Lazaro Reinaldo Arbos Andraca (born December 27, 1990), known professionally as Lazaro Arbos, is a Cuban American singer, who came in sixth place on the twelfth season of American Idol.
Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (born August 28, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and author.
Leon James "Lee" DeWyze, Jr. (born April 2, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter from Mount Prospect, Illinois, and the winner of the ninth season of American Idol.
"Like My Mother Does" is a song written by Nathan Chapman, Liz Rose, and Nikki Williams.
Lil Rounds (born October 20, 1984) is an American singer from Memphis, Tennessee, who was the seventh place finalist on the eighth season of American Idol.
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Lisa de Moraes is an American television columnist.
This article provides a list of albums recorded by alumni of the popular American televised singing competition American Idol in the post-Idol career.
American Idol is an American talent reality television series that first aired in 2002.
This is a list of major award wins and nominations given to American Idol contestants.
Live (often typeset as LĪVE or +LĪVE+) is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, consisting of Ed Kowalczyk (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Chad Taylor (lead guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass), and Chad Gracey (drums).
Live with Kelly and Ryan is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.
James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.
Thomas Luther "Luke" Bryan (born July 17, 1976) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
M&M's are "colorful button-shaped chocolates", each of which has the letter "m" printed in lower case on one side, surrounding a filling which varies depending upon the variety of M&M's.
MacKenzie Richard Bourg (born September 11, 1992) is an American singer-songwriter originally from Lafayette, Louisiana.
Macy's (originally R. H. Macy & Co.) (stylized macy*s) is an American department store chain founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy.
Madeline Mae "Maddie" Poppe (born December 5, 1997) is an American singer-songwriter and the winner of season 16 of American Idol.
Mandisa Lynn Hundley (born October 2, 1976), known professionally as Mandisa, is an American gospel and contemporary Christian recording artist.
Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.
Mario Adrián Vázquez (born June 15, 1977) is an American singer from The Bronx, New York City.
A master of ceremonies, abbreviated M.C. or emcee, also called compère and announcer, is the official host of a ceremony, a staged event or similar performance.
Matthew Scott "Matt" Giraud (born May 11, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter and musician from Kalamazoo, Michigan and the fifth place finalist of the eighth season of the reality television series American Idol.
Mediabase is a music industry service that monitors radio station airplay in 180 US and Canadian markets.
Michael Jay Feinstein (born September 7, 1956) is an American singer, pianist, and music revivalist.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Michael Johns (born Michael John Lee; 20 October 1978 – 1 August 2014) was an Australian singer who finished in eighth place on the seventh season of American Idol, in 2008.
Michael Alexander Lynche (born May 31, 1983) is an American singer from St. Petersburg, Florida who was the fourth place finalist on the ninth season of American Idol.
The Microsoft Theater (formerly Nokia Theatre L.A. Live) is a music and theatre venue in downtown Los Angeles, California at L.A. Live.
Michael H. "Mike" Darnell is an American television executive who is currently the President of Unscripted & Alternative Television at Warner Bros.
Motown is an American record company.
A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.
"My Destiny" is a pop song performed by American Idol season 5 contestant Katharine McPhee and written by Harry Sommerdahl, Hanne Sørvaag, and Tim Baxter.
Naima Adedapo (born October 5, 1984) is an American singer and dancer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Nashville Star was an American reality television singing competition program that aired for six seasons, from 2003 to 2008.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
NBC Sunday Night Football (abbreviated as SNF) is a weekly television broadcast of National Football League (NFL) games on NBC in the United States.
Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, magician, and singer.
Network Ten (commonly known as Channel Ten or simply Ten, officially stylised as TEN) is an Australian commercial television network.
New Girl is an American sitcom television series that premiered on Fox on September 20, 2011.
The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Nicholas James Fradiani IV (born November 15, 1985) is an American singer from Guilford, Connecticut.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.
Nielsen Media Research (NMR) is an American firm that measures media audiences, including television, radio, theatre films (via the AMC Theatres MAP program) and newspapers.
Nielsen ratings are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
Nigel Lythgoe OBE (born 9 July 1949) is an English television and film director and producer, television dance competition judge, former dancer in the Young Generation and choreographer.
Osborne Earl "Nikko" Smith Jr. (born April 28, 1982) is a singer-songwriter who was the ninth-place finalist of Season 4 on American Idol.
"No Boundaries" is the 2009 winner's single of season 8 of the reality television show American Idol.
NTSC, named after the National Television System Committee,National Television System Committee (1951–1953),, 17 v. illus., diagrs., tables.
Old Navy is an American clothing and accessories retailing company owned by American multinational corporation Gap Inc. It has corporate operations in the Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco.
Olivia Newton-John, (born 26 September 1948) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and activist.
The Orange County Register is a paid daily newspaper published in California.
“Pants on the Ground” is a novelty/protest song which, in 2010, became the first single that civil rights activist "General" Larry Platt, who co-wrote it, released.
Patricia Jean Griffin (born March 16, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Paula Julie Abdul (born June 19, 1962) is an American dancer, choreographer, singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.
Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is an American digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003.
The People's Choice Awards is an American awards show, recognizing the people and the work of popular culture, voted on by the general public.
Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink produced and manufactured by PepsiCo.
PepsiCo, Inc. is an American multinational food, snack, and beverage corporation headquartered in Purchase, New York.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
Joel Philip Stacey (born January 21, 1978) is an American singer who first gained national attention on season 6 of the television talent show American Idol.
Phillip LaDon Phillips Jr. (born September 20, 1990) Note: An inaccurate birthdate (Sept. 29, 1990) and birthplace (Leesburg, Georgia) appear in is an American singer and songwriter who won the eleventh season of American Idol on May 23, 2012.
Pia Ann Rose Toscano (born October 14, 1988) is an Italian-American singer.
The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
Pop Idol is a British television music competition created by Simon Fuller which ran on ITV from 2001 to 2003.
Pop-Tarts is a brand of rectangular, pre-baked, convenience food toaster pastries that the Kellogg Company introduced in 1964.
Popstars was an international reality television franchise and a precursor to the ''Idol'' series.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program is handed out for reality competition formats during the primetime telecast since 2003.
Product placement, also known as embedded marketing, is a marketing technique in which references to specific brands or products are incorporated into another work, such as a film or television program, with specific promotional intent.
Q (formerly QTV, standing for Quality TeleVision) was a television network in the Philippines run by GMA Network Inc. through Citynet Network Marketing and Productions, Inc. The network primarily aired lifestyle programs and dramas particularly aimed toward women.
Quentin Jerome Tarantino (born March 27, 1963) is an American director, writer, and actor.
Randall Darius Jackson (born June 23, 1956) is an American bassist, singer, record producer, entrepreneur and television personality.
Ray Chew (born c. 1958) is an American musician who specializes in keyboards and contemporary and orchestral arranging.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents supposedly unscripted real-life situations, and often features an otherwise unknown cast of individuals who are typically not professional actors, although in some shows celebrities may participate.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Rickey Minor (born September 6, 1959) is an American music director, composer and music producer.
Enrique José Martín Morales (born December 24, 1971), commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor and author.
Right of first refusal (ROFR or RFR) is a contractual right that gives its holder the option to enter a business transaction with the owner of something, according to specified terms, before the owner is entitled to enter into that transaction with a third party.
Rising Star is an international reality television singing competition based on the Israeli singing competition HaKokhav HaBa (meaning "The Next Star") (Hebrew: הכוכב הבא) made by Keshet Broadcasting Ltd.
Risky Business is a 1983 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Paul Brickman, making his directorial debut.
Robin Hugh Gibb (22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, who gained worldwide fame as a member of the pop group the Bee Gees.
Rock Star is a television series produced by Mark Burnett, David Goffin, Lisa Hennessy, and Al Berman in which aspiring singers from all around the world competed to become the lead singer of a featured group.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
"Roses" is the first major-label single by American Idol season fifteen fourth-place finisher MacKenzie Bourg.
Christopher Ruben Studdard (born September 12, 1978) is an American R&B, pop and gospel singer and actor.
Keith Rupert Murdoch, (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian-born American media mogul.
Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer.
Samuel Joseph Woolf (born April 19, 1996) is an American singer-songwriter from Bradenton, Florida, who finished in fifth place on the thirteenth season of American Idol.
Sanjaya Joseph Malakar (born September 10, 1989) is an American singer, who was a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol.
Scott Cooke McCreery (born October 9, 1993) is an American country music singer.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Shania Twain, OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a Canadian singer and songwriter.
"She Bangs" is an up-tempo, salsa-influenced song made famous by Ricky Martin via his 2000 album Sound Loaded.
The Shelby Mustang is a high performance variant of the Ford Mustang which was built by Shelby American from 1965 to 1968, and from 1969 to 1970 by Ford.
Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress.
Showrunner is the 21st-century term for the leading executive producer of a Hollywood television series in the United States.
Simon Phillip Cowell (born 7 October 1959) is an English reality television judge and producer.
Simon Fuller (born 17 May 1960) is an English entrepreneur, artist manager, film and television producer.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
SMS (short message service) is a text messaging service component of most telephone, internet, and mobile-device systems.
So You Think You Can Dance is an American televised show dance competition show that airs on Fox in the United States and is the flagship series of the international So You Think You Can Dance television franchise.
Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
Soulful is the debut studio album from second-season American Idol winner Ruben Studdard, released on December 9, 2003 by J Records.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Star World is a 24-hour Asian English language cable and satellite television channel owned by STAR TV and Fox Networks Group, two fully owned subsidiaries of 21st Century Fox (pending acquired by The Walt Disney Company).
Steven Cojocaru (born July 4, 1970), is a Canadian television fashion critic.
Steven Tyler (born Steven Victor Tallarico; March 26, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and former television music competition judge.
"Strike A Match" is the debut single by American Idol season fifteen third place finalist Dalton Rapattoni and is also his coronation song from the contest.
Theodore "Ted" Ramón Stryker (born Gary Ramón Sandorf) known on-air as simply "Stryker", is an American radio personality and disc jockey.
"Stuff Like That There" is a song originally recorded in December 1944 by Betty Hutton, with music by Jay Livingston and lyrics by Ray Evans.
"Summertime" is an aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess.
Survivor is the American version of the international Survivor reality competition television franchise, itself derived from the Swedish television series Expedition Robinson created by Charlie Parsons which premiered in 1997.
Tamyra Monica Gray (born July 26, 1979) is an American actress, singer and songwriter, who finished fourth place on the first season of the musical reality competition American Idol in 2002.
Taylor Reuben Hicks by Wade Kwon for the Scripps Howard News Service, March 17, 2006.
Television is one of the major mass media of the United States.
Televoting, telephone voting or phone voting is a method of decision making and opinion polling conducted by telephone.
Text messaging, or texting, is the act of composing and sending electronic messages, typically consisting of alphabetic and numeric characters, between two or more users of mobile phones, tablets, desktops/laptops, or other devices.
TV5, known on-air as The 5 Network or simply 5, (formerly known as ABC 5) is a Filipino commercial broadcast television network based in Mandaluyong City.
The American Idol Experience was a theme park attraction at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992.
The Fillmore Detroit is a multi-use entertainment venue operated by Live Nation.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Next Great American Band is a reality television talent show.
The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.
The Sing-Off is an American television singing competition featuring a cappella groups.
"The Time of My Life" is the debut single by American singer-songwriter David Cook, released through RCA Records and 19 Entertainment on May 22, 2008 after Cook won the seventh season of American Idol.
The Voice is an American singing competition television series broadcast on NBC.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The X Factor is an American reality television music competition show created by Simon Cowell and produced by FremantleMedia North America and SYCOtv, a partnership between Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment, which aired on Fox from 2011 to 2013.
The X Factor is a British reality television music competition to find new singing talent.
Thia Megia (born Thialorei Lising Megia; January 30, 1995) is a Filipino-American singer from Mountain House, San Joaquin County, California.
"This Is My Now" is a song written by Jeff Peabody and Scott Krippayne.
"This Is the Night", released on June 3, 2003 on the RCA label, was American Idol contestant Clay Aiken's debut CD single and was written by Chris Braide, Aldo Nova and Gary Burr.
TMZ is a tabloid news website that debuted on November 8, 2005.
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC.
A toll-free telephone number or freephone number is a telephone number that is billed for all arriving calls instead of incurring charges to the originating telephone subscriber.
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Trenton William Harmon (born October 8, 1990) is an American singer who gained national attention for winning the fifteenth and final season of the original run of American Idol on Fox on April 7, 2016.
Tribune Media, also known as Tribune Media Company and formerly known as the Tribune Company, is an American conglomerate that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
TV by the Numbers is a website devoted to collecting and analyzing television ratings data in the United States.
TV Guide is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.
TV3 is a commercial free-to-air television channel operated within Ireland by the TV3 Group operated by Virgin Media Ireland and owned by Liberty Global.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a long-term condition that results in inflammation and ulcers of the colon and rectum.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
Universal Amphitheatre (later known as Gibson Amphitheatre) was an indoor amphitheatre located in Los Angeles, California within Universal City.
Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.
"Up to the Mountain (MLK Song)" is a contemporary folk song written by Patty Griffin.
Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
VoteForTheWorst.com (VFTW) was a website devoted to voting for the worst, most entertaining, most hated or quirkiest contestants on the Fox Network television series American Idol as well as the NBC Network television series ''The Voice''.
The Walt Disney World Resort, commonly known as Walt Disney World, or often just as Disney World, is an entertainment complex in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida.
Warner Media, LLC (formerly Time Warner Inc.), doing business as WarnerMedia, is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City and owned by AT&T.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (often informally called Millionaire) is an American television game show based on the same-titled British program and developed for the United States by Michael Davies.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
William James Adams Jr. (born March 15, 1975), known professionally as will.i.am (pronounced "will I am"), is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor.
William James Hung, also known as Hung Hing Cheong, is a Hong Kong-born American former singer who gained fame in early 2004 as a result of his off-key audition performance of Ricky Martin's hit song "She Bangs" on the third season of the television series American Idol.
Yes TV (stylized as yes TV) is a television system in Canada owned by Crossroads Christian Communications.
"(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" is a 1967 single released by American soul singer Aretha Franklin on the Atlantic label.
19 Entertainment is a producer of entertainment properties for television with a focus on music.
The 2001–2002 United States network television schedule is for United States broadcast television on all six commercial television networks for the fall season beginning in September 2001.
This was the United States broadcast television schedule on all six commercial television networks for the fall season beginning in September 2002.
The following is the 2003–04 network television schedule for the six major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States.
The following is the 2004–05 network television schedule for the six major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States.
The following is the 2005–06 network television schedule for the six major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States.
The following is the 2006–07 network television schedule for the six major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States.
The following is the 2007–08 network television schedule for the six major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States.
From November 5, 2007, to February 12, 2008, all 12,000 film and television screenwriters of the American labor unions Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), and Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) went on strike.
The following is the 2008–09 network television schedule for the six major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States.
The following is the 2009–10 network television schedule for the five major English-language commercial broadcast networks in the United States.
The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games (Les XXIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) and commonly known as Vancouver 2010, informally the 21st Winter Olympics, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from 12 to 28 February 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with some events held in the surrounding suburbs of Richmond, West Vancouver and the University Endowment Lands, and in the nearby resort town of Whistler.
The following is the 2010–11 network television schedule for the five major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States.
The 2011–12 network television schedule for the five major English-language commercial broadcast networks in the United States covers primetime hours from September 2011 through August 2012.
The 2012–13 network television schedule for the five major English-language commercial broadcast networks in the United States covers primetime hours from September 2012 through August 2013.
The 2013–14 network television schedule for the five major English-language commercial broadcast networks in the United States covers primetime hours from September 2013 to August 2014.
The 2014–15 network television schedule for the five major English-language commercial broadcast networks in the United States covers primetime hours from September 2014 to August 2015.
The 2015–16 network television schedule for the five major English-language commercial broadcast networks in the United States covers primetime hours from September 2015 to August 2016.
The 2017–18 network television schedule for the five major English-language commercial broadcast networks in the United States covers prime time hours from September 2017 to August 2018.
5Star (formerly stylised with an asterisk as 5*) is a British digital television channel owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe.
720p (1280×720 px; also called HD Ready or standard HD) is a progressive HDTV signal format with 720 horizontal lines and an aspect ratio (AR) of 16:9, normally known as widescreen HDTV (1.78:1).
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