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Judging The Judges: Star Power Alone Can’t Revive ‘American Idol’ Ratings

The early- to mid-2000s were a simpler time in music. Rock music was actually thing on popular radio. Production on hit singles was often stripped down nearly to its core rather than with bombastic synths […]

03/29/2013

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U.K. Pop Artist Cher Lloyd Is A Closet Country Music Fan

When British pop artist Cher Lloyd comes to mind, many fans probably think first of the “Want U Back” singer and X Factor finalist’s sassy songs and those faces she pulls on stage. While most might imagine […]

03/21/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013

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Taylor Swift’s Performance From “The X Factor” (Video)

Taylor Swift was on “The X Factor” last night, giving the contestants a look at the fame they all would love to have. Swift gave the first television performance of her new single “State of […]

11/16/2012

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