Stories tagged: 'American Idol'
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 9:04 p.m.
In a 360 of her career as one of the most successful “American Idol” champions, Carrie Underwood brought her Cry Pretty Tour 360 to Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on Wednesday …
Thu., May 16, 2019, 5 p.m.
Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty 360” tour comes to the Spokane Arena on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 6:57 a.m.
No ‘American Idol’: Spokane singer Kaylee Goins had the golden ticket in her hand. What she did next will shock you.
As the time approached to join the ABC show in California, Goins felt herself feeling unsure. Plus, she was feeling the pull of something else, something 2,000 miles away. In …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
ABC singing contest saw roughly 70 aspiring singers in Coeur d’Alene over two days in October. The new season premieres on Sunday.
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
Here’s a look back at some of the biggest stories we covered in the Today section in 2018.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
“Idol” producers bring local atmosphere to series taping on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
The ABC series, which started in 2002 on Fox, picked Coeur d’Alene as one of five cities to host “judge cuts,” where contestants have their first appearances in front of …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
The show will bring to the Hagadone Event Center contestants who have advanced from the first round, along with judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.
Thu., May 3, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
The “American Idol” runner up will perform at the Bing Crosby Theater on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
The actress and singer performed as part of D Cappella, a new Disney Music group that tours and performs a cappella arrangements of Disney songs.
Mon., April 9, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
Allen Stone will perform his song “Unaware” with contestant Dennis Lorenzo.
Sun., March 11, 2018
Less than two years after its swan song, the show that gave us Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson … and, yes, William Hung, is back on a new network, …
Sat., March 10, 2018, 3:03 p.m.
Two years after “American Idol” ended its run on Fox amid dwindling ratings and steep production costs, it’s getting the chance to prove itself again in an ABC version debuting …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, noon
“American Idol” Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze performed “Paranoia” in the prison’s chapel for a Facebook Live session in April. He liked the acoustics so much that he is coming …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting “American Idol” when it returns for its first season on ABC.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
After a two-year mission in Chile, a reinvigorated David Archuleta is back with new music.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 3:39 p.m.
NEW YORK – “Roseanne,” one of TV’s rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
ABC, which agreed with producers FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment on the reboot, released few details, including whether longtime host Ryan Seacrest will return.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
The first “American Idol” finale in 2002 was a battle of the sexes, with Kelly Clarkson the victor over Justin Guarini. The last contest settled the score as Trent Harmon …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
Scotty McCreery will be playing a free show in the Spokane Valley on Monday. Radio station 99.9 FM Coyote Country is bringing him to the Roadhouse in what organizers are …
Sun., May 20, 2012
Don’t miss “AMERICAN IDOL” – Power ballads. Teen divas. “Goosies.” Randy Jackson’s hideous jackets … We’ve experienced it all in this, the 11th season, of prime time’s most popular talent …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010
Fox’s bold shift of “American Idol” to the competitive turf of Thursday night adds another twist for television’s No. 1 show as new judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler come …
Fri., Sept. 17, 2010
The first online auditions for “American Idol” are open. To mark the Fox TV show’s 10th anniversary, hopeful pop stars have the chance to submit an audition video at www.myspace.com/ …
Tue., Jan. 12, 2010
PASADENA, Calif. – Simon Cowell, the acerbic Brit who has helped give “American Idol” some of its sharpest – and nastiest – moments, will leave the hit TV singing contest …
Mon., Jan. 11, 2010
“American Idol” was the colossus that dominated television in the new century’s first decade, generating top ratings, a heady share of buzz and a handful of bankable stars including Kelly …
Fri., Sept. 11, 2009
Ellen DeGeneres says she wants to represent the people on “American Idol,” but the people are split about the talk show host’s role as the Fox singing competition’s fourth judge. …
Thu., Sept. 10, 2009
LOS ANGELES – Ellen DeGeneres is dancing her way into the fourth judge’s seat on “American Idol.” Fox announced Wednesday the talk show host and comedian, who admittedly has no …
Fri., June 12, 2009
The days of “don’t ask, don’t tell” are over for Adam Lambert. Rolling Stone magazine has posted a preview of its cover story in which the “American Idol” runner-up unabashedly …
Fri., May 29, 2009
“American Idol” ended its eighth season last week. So what will fans do with all this newfound free time? Why, delve into another “Idol” voting controversy, of course.
Thu., May 21, 2009
LOS ANGELES – Kris Allen’s smooth vocals and boy-next-door image propelled him to “American Idol” victory Wednesday, turning the theatrical powerhouse Adam Lambert into the most unlikely of also-rans. “I’m …