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'American Idol' sets fourth season

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- "American Idol" will return to the Fox network's prime time schedule in January, the network announced Wednesday.

'Idol's' Ruben Studdard getting makeover

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- "American Idol" alumnus Ruben Studdard, at 360 pounds, has reportedly agreed to a makeover, complete with a diet and fitness overhaul.

Record crowd auditions for next 'Idol'

CLEVELAND, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- More than 15,000 wannabes, a record number, showed up in Cleveland to audition for the upcoming season of "American Idol."

LaToya off 'Idol' to judges' dismay

LOS ANGELES, May 13 (UPI) -- U.S. TV viewers voted LaToya London off "American Idol" in a move that disappointed the celebrity judges on the Fox network's talent series.

Report: Outage hurt 'American Idol' vote

LOS ANGELES, April 22 (UPI) -- A power outage in the Midwest may have prevented up to 15,000 Jennifer Hudson fans from voting for the "American Idol" contestant.

Tarantino to judge 'American Idol'

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has agreed to be a guest judge on the U.S. television reality show, "American Idol," Zap2it.com reported Friday.

'American Idol's' final 12 selected

LOS ANGELES, March 11 (UPI) -- Four former castoffs were voted back on "American Idol" to round out the final 12 contestants headed toward victory on the U.S. pop music talent show.

'American Idol' judge: 'Many delusional'

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- "American Idol" judges auditioning singers in New York for the Fox reality series said too many people think they can sing when they can't.

'American Idol's' Cowell back for 3 more

LOS ANGELES, July 8 (UPI) -- Cranky "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell has signed a three-year deal with Fox tying him to the hit reality series.

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

Blues legend B.B. King and rock guitar hero Jeff Beck will be the headliners at the 12th annual B.B. King Music Festival.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Al Jackson, drummer with Booker T and the MGs, who was born in 1935, Jimi Hendrix was born in 1942, Eddie Rabbitt in 1944, and Simple Minds' Charlie Burchill in 1959 (age 43).
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Nov. 23-29.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include guitarist Denny Laine of Moody Blues and then Wings, who was born in 1944 (age 58); Melba Moore in 1945 (age 57); Peter Green, guitarist with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and then with Fleetwood Mac, in 1946 (age 56); Arnell Carmi
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Urban News

Stories from and about big cities.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for Oct. 26-Nov. 1.
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People

Celebrities in the news.
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Hollywood Digest

'AMERICAN IDOL' WILL RETURN
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Cathy's World: American Idol

LOS ANGELES, July 31 (UPI) -- I hate to side with overpaid network executives against my fellow hardworking hacks, but after watching the quarrel between the execs and the hacks unfold at th
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