They say second place in the first loser.
But just try telling that to Kree Harrison.
On the heels of Candice Glover taking home the American Idol Season 12 title, Harrison didn’t sound remotely disappointed when chatting with Access Hollywood.
“I’m happy for her. I love her like a sister and I’m so freaking proud of her,” Kree said. “It’s a sisterhood further than friends forever could really understand because we’ve gone through this experience together. Not many people could understand it.”
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Well, that didn’t take long.
Less than 24 hours after being crowned American Idol winner, Candice Glover has announced that she’ll be releasing her debut album.
It will be titled “Music Speaks,” go on sale July 16, is available now for pre-order off iTunes and will include the coronation song “I Am Beautiful.”
Meanwhile, Glover will soon be off on the American Idol Live! 2013 tour.
The 40-date tour begins June 29 and will make stops in cities such as New York, Los Angeles Chicago, Miami and Nashville.
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Britney Spears is feeling kinda blue these days … but the new song she released for The Smurfs 2 is totally not. Take a listen to the upbeat track below!Britney Spears – Ooh La La (Smurfs 2)
The singer’s whimsical vocals are layered atop upbeat electro beats as a rollicking guitar strums in and out. Vintage Britney … with a Smurfs twist!
The first Smurfs movie opened in 2011 to little fanfare, but shocked box-office watchers when it became a bona fide hit and earned $563 million worldwide.
The sequel and its higher expectations arrive in theaters on July 31.
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She didn’t take back her judging chair, but Jennifer Lopez did return to American Idol last night.
The beloved former judge performed with Pitbull on stage, moving and shaking and singing along to the track “Live It Up.”
How did she do? Do you want to see J. Lo come back as a panelist? And is there any chance Season 12 champion Candice Glover can find this kind of commercial success?
Ponder those questions as you watch Lopez in action now:Jennifer Lopez Ft. Pitbull – “Live It Up”
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It was a season of judges fighting and ratings dwindling.
Of men disappearing early and women showing their strength.
And, oh, did we mention judges fighting?
But American Idol finally came to an end tonight and – unlike the bloated two hours and seven minutes that it took for Fox to announce the winner – we will not waste anymore of your time in announcing the champion is…
… CANDICE GLOVER!
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Nicki Minaj is not long for American Idol.
In the least surprising news of the day, an insider tells Us Weekly that the singer will depart this Fox competition immediately following this week’s finale.
“It’s safe to say she isn’t coming back to Idol,” the source says, adding that Nicki will start focusing on her next album, touring, and endorsements. “She’s okay with it. She had a great time but was only going to do one season anyway.”
Randy Jackson has already resigned from Idol and producers are expected to replace the entire panel some time this summer.
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If the rumors are to believed, Nicki Minaj soon won’t have American Idol as a platform with which she can reach young fans.
She’ll be off the show almost as soon as Season 12 concludes.
But the eccentric singer does cover the latest issue of Teen Vogue, hoping her past experiences can shape the future of many followers out there.
“Every time my parents fought, my mother would have us move and I would have to go to a new school, which meant I’d have to face the task of making new friends,” Nicki said, adding:
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Looks like Katy Perry’s got the moves like Jagger. And on Jagger.
The singer tweeted a photo of herself with the Rolling Stones frontman after she sang with the rock icon during a Rolling Stones concert in Las Vegas.
After the concert, the sexy 28-year-old captioned the above image:
“Yes, I just gyrated on Mick Jagger. WHAT?! #Stones50.”
“Mick & Kate forever!” she wrote the next day alongside another photo with the band. “Thanks for letting me be the 5th wheel last night! @Rollingstones”
Not one of the hottest Katy Perry pics we’ve seen, but a classic.
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Angie Miller is gone.
Heck, so is Randy Jackson.
We’re down to Candice Glover and Kree Harrison on American Idol Season 12, two worthy competitors who will unfortunately be remembered for appearing on the show’s lowest rated season.
Which of these talented ladies will take home the title? Vote and decide now!And the Winner is?
Candice Glover or Kree Harrison? Who will be named American Idol Season 12 champion? View Poll »
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Gwyneth Paltrow will never attend the MET Gala again, but that’s okay.
There’s a place where this actress feels far more comfortable anyway: in the kitchen.
The Oscar winner released her second cookbook last month. “It’s All Good” is comprised of gluten free recipes, currently resides at number-five on The New York Times bestseller list…
… and can be all yours with a few clicks of the mouse!
Our friends at Food Fanatic are giving away a copy to one lucky winner.
Simply fill out the form below to enter in any one of several ways and find out if you win on May 18. GoodMore >
It’s a busy time for Mariah Carey.
But the superstar still found time to shoot the official music video for her latest single, as “#Beautiful” finds Mariah teaming with Miguel and writing around on a motorcycle.
That’s pretty much the extent of it. Watch the video now:Mariah Carey – “#Beautiful” (Music Video)
It was, however, a far better night for Alicia Keys.
The multiple-time Grammy winner, who has served as an Idol mentor on many occasions, debuted “Tears Always Win” during the broadcast. What do you think of the new single?
Decide for yourself now:Alicia Keys – “Tears Always Win”
And remember to tune in to next week’s finale when Jennifer Lopez returns and performs!
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Ellen DeGeneres invited Kai, an adorable 4-year-old singer, to perform on her talk show Thursday, and he did not disappoint with his Bruno Mars cover.
The youngster’s version of “If I Was Your Man” could use a little polish in post-production, but look at him work the crowd like a seasoned veteran!Kai on Ellen
With the fedora and button up, he’s basically Bruno Mars’ mini-me. Somebody’s got to arrange an intro between these two ASAP. Ellen, you on that?
It’s not Kai’s first trip to Ellen. He first caught her attention by singing another Bruno song, “Grenade,” in a video thatMore >
The Dawg has left the building.
Amidst historically low ratings and criticism that American Idol has grown stale, Randy Jackson resigned this afternoon from the Fox competition.
“Yo! Yo! Yo! To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on American Idol I have decided it is time to leave after this season,” Jackson told E! News. “I am very proud of how we forever changed television and the music industry.”
Jackson went on to say he plans to focus on his company, Dream Merchant 21, as well as “other business ventures.”
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Three women. Three songs. Three hometown trips. Only two spots in the finals.
Candice Glover, Angie Miller and Kree Harrison did all they could on American Idol last night, each belting out a trio of singles in the hopes of earning your vote and landing in the final pair.
So, who stands the best chance of reaching next week’s championship? You tell us, song by song!
- Kree Harrison – “Perfect”
- Candice Glover – “Next To Me”
- Angie Miller – “Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word”
First, Jimmy Iovine selected a track for each finalist, asking for takes on Pink, U2 and Elton John.More >