This past Thursday, the night that Candice Glover was crowned the new "American Idol" winner, another, almost equally headline-worthy announcement was made: Her debut album already has a title, cover art, and a firm release date. A release date about four months earlier than the ones previous "Idol" winners got.Read More »from Five Pieces of Post-Finale Advice For ‘Idol’ Winner Candice Glover
- Lyndsey Parker | Reality Rocks – Sat, May 18, 2013 1:17 PM PDT
- Lyndsey Parker | Reality Rocks – Fri, May 17, 2013 6:58 PM PDT
photo: Ray Mickshaw/FoxSeason 8 "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert dueted on Thursday night's "Idol" finale with third-place finalist Angie Miller, in what was arguably the finest performance of the entire show. That was Angie's moment, her time to shine…but afterwards, when Reality Rocks caught up with Adam backstage, it was time to talk about his own music.Read More »from Adam Lambert Talks EDM, Daft Punk, Nicki Minaj, and ‘Idol’ Judging Rumors
- Lyndsey Parker | Reality Rocks – Fri, May 17, 2013 4:07 PM PDT
Last night on "American Idol," Candice Glover was crowned the Season 12 winner, and while it was the lowest-rated "Idol" finale ever, the show still featured some exciting moments, not the least of which was Candice's very deserved victory.Read More »from American Idol, The Day After: Season 12 Finale Pt. 2 Dish
- Lyndsey Parker | Reality Rocks – Fri, May 17, 2013 3:33 PM PDT
Reality Rocks headed to the "American Idol" Season 12 finale this Thursday, where I caught up with a random assortment of past and present Idols on the red carpet, from Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks to some of this year's colorful contestants, as well as fan favorites from Seasons 6 (Blake Lewis), 8 (Gokey, MacIntyre), and 10 (the dream team of Haley and Casey).
Then backstage after the big reveal, judges Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, new winner Candice Glover, and runner-up Kree Harrison all stopped by to talk to the press.Read More »from Exclusive Video: On the Scene at the Season 12 ‘Idol’ Finale
- Lyndsey Parker | Reality Rocks – Fri, May 17, 2013 10:36 AM PDT
photo: Ray Mickshaw/FoxEver wonder why the winners REALLY cry at the "American Idol" finale? I think it's because they often have to release "I Believe a Moment Like This is My Now and is the Time of My Life Because I'm Flying Without Wings Inside Your Heaven"-type pap as their first singles. I'd be bummed too.
It's too bad that almost every past coronation song has been such a piece of sentimental, Hallmark-y dreck, but some have been more listenable than others. So here's my ranking of the "Idol" coronation songs, from best to worst. Where does Candice Glover's "I Am Beautiful" fit in? Read on...Read More »from ‘Idol’ Coronation Songs: The Good, the Bad & the “Beautiful”
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