YouTube and international superstar Psy, 34, performed in front of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the Christmas in Washington charity concert this past Sunday, as calls for the South Korean musician to be removed from the lineup intensified.
Carrie Underwood, 29, wowed fans at the CMT Music Awards at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, hosted by Kristen Bell (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and Toby Keith on Wednesday night, nabbing the grand prize of Video of the Year for her single, "Good Girl.
American Idol Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, 21, has plenty of recovering to do before he goes on tour with his fellow Idol contestants on July 6. "I've been sick this whole show. I'm trying to get all my work done, to recover," Phillips told Live! with Kelly, calling in to explain why he can't appear on the morning show next week, as he was scheduled.
Season 11 of FOX's American Idol — the most-watched show on television — has come and gone, leaving in its wake winner Phillip Phillips, 21, and runner-up Jessica Sanchez, 16. At the end of an epic, two-hour finale on Wednesday featuring performances by Jennifer Lopez, Reba McEntire, Jordin Sparks, Neil Diamond, Aerosmith and an over-the-top, show-stopping duet of "And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" between Sanchez and original Dreamgirls star Jennifer Holiday, host Ryan Seacrest announced Phillips as the winner.
The final two contestants on American Idol — soulful singer Jessica Sanchez and guitar-picking soft-rocker Phillip Phillips (pictured) — campaigned for voters' hearts on Tuesday with three performances each.
It's about time that country singing sensation Taylor Swift stopped being surprised by sweeping Awards Ceremonies. Swift, 22, took home Entertainer of the Year, the biggest award of the evening at Wednesday night's 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
Heejun Han, 22, was eliminated on Thursday's episode of American Idol. After it was announced that Han had received the lowest number of call-in votes, judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson declined to save him from elimination.
Jennifer Nettles, 37, the lead singer of the country band, Sugarland, had a particularly festive Thanksgiving holiday. On Saturday, she married her boyfriend of two years, Justin Miller, in a quiet ceremony near the Tennessee Smoky Mountains.
The long wait is over, and ScottyMcCreery, 17, beat out Lauren Alaina, 16, as Season 10's American Idol, nabbing a record-breaking 122 million votes. "I've got to thank the Lord first; He got me here.
On American Idol Thursday night, Jacob Lusk, Scotty McCreery, and Casey Abrams made it into the bottom three. Abrams was voted off, and left saying, “it was my time to go.” For his last performance on the show he went into a soulful rendition of “I Put A Spell On You,” even looking directly at fellow contestant, Haley Reinhart, when singing the line, “because you’re mine,” adding fuel to the rumors that they are in fact dating.