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Dalton Rapattoni on Mental Health Stigma: ‘I 100 Percent Blame Television’ By

Top three finalist Dalton Rapattoni stood out on the final season of American Idol – or what was supposed to be the final season of American Idol, at the time —...

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Vote in SXSW Panel Picker: ‘Now What? Life After Reality TV Singing Shows’ By

Singing competition shows are nothing new, but their popularity and permanence don’t seem to be fading any time soon. Originally hailed as a new way to break and develop undiscovered...

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‘Drag Race’ Star Adore Delano Talks Rainbow-Raging New Alt-Rock Sound By

Since making the finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6 (and historically quitting Drag Race All-Stars 2), Adore Delano has recorded pop with an R&B/EDM flair – almost more in...

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Kirstin Talks ‘LOVE,’ Self-Confidence, and the Future of Pentatonix By

A cappella sensations Pentatonix have reached superstar status — with three Grammys, 13 million YouTube subscribers, their own Christmas special, and several platinum records to their credit — but at...

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Lyndsey Parker Moderates the ‘Theater Queens’ Panel at RuPaul’s DragCon 2017 By

  Lyndsey moderates a spirited panel at this year’s RuPaul’s DragCon with Season 5 RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Jinkx Monsoon, Season 7 finalist and All-Stars 2 contestant Ginger Minj, Season...

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Adam Lambert Talks New Song, New Sound, and Those Old ‘American Idol’ Judging Rumors By

“I think there’s been talk that I’m going to be a judge [on American Idol] every year since I’ve been off the show,” chuckles Season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert, when...

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Dave Gahan Remembers Performing With Chickens on German TV By

Ah, the ’80s. It was a wacky and wonderful time for pop music, especially when it came to visuals. MTV’s programming schedule was packed with gender-bending, genre-crossing new-wavers starring in...

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Wayne Coyne on the Flaming Lips Playing ‘90210’s’ Peach Pit, Working With Miley Cyrus, and Writing One of the Greatest Funeral Songs of All Time By

Nowadays, indie and alternative rock bands think nothing of promoting their music via TV, commercial, and film placements. But back in the ’90s, when Oklahoma eccentrics the Flaming Lips (who...

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Madonna’s ‘Make My Video’ MTV Contest Winner, 30 Years Later: Angel Gracia Still Feels ‘True Blue’ By

Thirty years ago, MTV actually played music videos. And the network played a lot of Madonna videos. So many, in fact, that it devoted an entire day — Oct. 30, 1986, also...

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‘The Voice’ Advisor Sammy Hagar Talks Rock, Respect, and David Lee Roth By

Some people might be surprised that Sammy Hagar, a dyed-in-the-wool (or, more precisely, dyed-in-the-Hawaiian-shirt) rocker dude, would have any interest in being a mentor on a pop-leaning TV talent show...

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