Category Archives: AKB48

Candice Rickelle Glover “Music Speaks” July 16, 2013

Reblogged By: De De Tillman

Source: Yahoo Music – Wikipedia

Media Credit: Yahoo Music

Posted: Saturday May 18, 2013 @ 5:06 p.m PST




Candice Rickelle Glover is an American singer from St. Helena Island, South Carolina. She is currently a Top 2 finalist on the 12th season of American Idol.Wikipedia
Born: November 22, 1989 (age 23),Beaufort
Nationality: American


Candice’s album on 19 Recordings/Interscope, Music Speaks, will be out July 16, only two months after her win. In another unprecedented move, the album became available for iTunes pre-order within minutes of Ryan Seacrest announcing the Season 12 finale result, with Candice’s coronation single “I Am Beautiful” being given away for free with pre-orders.

PSY To Perform “Gentleman” On American Idol May 16, 2013

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Media Credit: Koreaboo

Posted: Tuesday May 14, 2013 @ 6:40 p.m PST





PSY will be performing his new track “Gentleman” on the Season 12 finale of “American Idol”!

Having experienced much international success with his previous track “Gangnam Style,” PSY is still enjoying much international recognition, as he has been invited to perform “Gentleman” on the Season 12 finale of “American Idol.”

Only the top musical artists are invited to perform on the finale of “American Idol,” so PSY will soon be added to the prestigious list of “American Idol” finale performers, which include Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Jennifer Lopez.

Catch PSY’s performance of “Gentleman” on “American Idol” on May 16!


Lazaro Arbos (American Idol) Eliminated Leaving An All-Female Top Five

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Source: Wikipedia

Posted: Thursday April 11, 2013 @ 10:30 p.m PST




Birth name Lazaro Reinaldo Arbos Andraca
Born (1990-12-27) December 27, 1990 (age 22)
Genres Pop
Occupations Singer

Arbos was born in Cuba to Gizela Andraca and Reinaldo Arbos, but has lived in Naples, Florida, since he was age 10. He graduated from Gulf Coast High School in 2009.

He has had a significant stutter while speaking since he was age six and it became worse after he moved to the United States. However, it disappears when he sings.

Arbos auditioned in Chicago, Illinois, with the song “Bridge over Troubled Water” and surprised the judges because he did not sing with a stutter.  Arbos was voted off on the April 11, 2013, episode. He finished in sixth place and was the last male contestant to be eliminated, leaving an all-female top five for the first time in the show’s history.


Casey James To Perform His New Hit Single “The Good Life” On American Idol 4/4/13

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Source: Stacey McGinnes – Wikipedia – Lisa P.

Media Credit: Debra James

Media Credit: CaseyJamesVEVO

Posted: Monday April 1, 2013 @ 4:38 p.m PST



CASEY JAMES Photo Credit: Debra James

Casey James was a contestant on American Idol during its ninth season. He made it to the Top 3 before being eliminated on May 19, 2010. James had tried out for and been selected to compete in the ninth season of Idol in 2009 in spite of the fact that he had never seen the show.  Fans of this incredible, extraordinary talented artist will have a chance to see him perform on American Idol Thursday April 4, 2013 8p.m. EST/9 CT.  James will perform his new hit single “The Good Life.”




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Kris Allen (American Idol) & Wife Katy Expecting A Son In July

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Source: MSN – E!Online

Source: Kris Allen On Wikipedia

Posted: Sunday March 24, 2013 @ 4:30 a.m PST



Kris Allen
kris Allen
Birth name Kristopher Neil Allen
Born (1985-06-21) June 21, 1985 (age 27)
Jacksonville  Arkansas

Kris Allen was born Kristopher Neil Allen in Jacksonville, Arkansas June 21, 1985, Allen is 27.

I’m very excited,” Allen told “I’ve always wanted to be a dad … so, it’s coming in July.”

“My wife has already started buying him some clothes like me … he does have some fedoras,” he added.

Kris and Katy, who were high school sweethearts,  and got married  September 2008.

American Idol New Judges

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Source: npr

Posted: Monday September 17, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m PST


American Idol is gearing up for a new season with new judges. Mariah Carey gained a hefty contract for the season. Randy Jackson is to be a mentor to the contestants.   Keith Urban and Nicki Minaj will be a part of the team.

Aretha Franklin, Adam Lambert, Carrie Underwood & a host of others would have been perfect for the job.  Keith Urban is perfect.

Good luck to the future contestants & judges, Once again I will not be watching & supporting American Idol…


Clay Aiken (American Idol) Racist Twitter Comment

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Source:Yahoo Music

Posted: Wednesday August 29, 2012 @ 5:28 p.m PST


Former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken is being accused of making  a “Racist” comment on Twitter.  According to, Yahoo News Aiken posted the following comment on Tuesday evening while apparently taking in the Republican National Convention: “Playing drinking game with my brother now. We drink every time we see a black person on screen at the RNC convention. #soberasamormon.”

Mariah Carey Wants Pharrell Or, Another R&B Judge To Join Her On American Idol

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Source: HollywoodLite

Posted: Saturday August 25, 2012 @ 5:27  p.m PST


According to, Hollywood Lite singer Mariah is confirmed the new American Idol judge and they are looking at Nick Jonas.   Randy Jackson is said to be moving  to “Mentor” which opens another seat.  Carey is said to want singer “Pharrel.” to fill the seat.

Carey is also saying,  If not Pharrell then she wants another R&B singer to work with.  Idol is considering her request.



American Idol Season 11 Live Tour September 21, 2012

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Source: PhilippineConcerts

Posted: Tuesday July 17, 2012 @ 10:10 p.m PST


American Idol season 11 live tour will be live in the Manila Philippines September 21, 2012 According to PhilippineConcerts


AKB48,SMAP, & Other Acts Performs On NHK “Toward Tomorrow”

Blogged: La Tray

Blog Source & Article: Japan Today

Posted: Monday January 23, 2012 @2:25 pm PST

Topic: AKB48, SMAP, NHK

According to the Japan Today article, SMAP and AKB48 will be among 20 groups and singers who will take part in a special music program by NHK to be broadcast on March 10 to mark the 1st anniversary of the March 11 disaster in the Tohoku area.

The program, titled “Toward Tomorrow,” will air from 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on NHK General TV and for six hours from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. on BS Premium TV. The program will be broadcast live from two locations—Makuhari Messe in Chiba and Sugakawa City Cultural Center in Fukushima Prefecture. SMAP singer Masahiro Nakai, 39, will be the MC.

SMAP, AKB48, Perfume and seven other groups will perform at Makuhari Messe, while singers Saburo Kitajima, 75, Fuyumi Sakamoto, 44, Yo Hitoto, 35, and Ayaka Hirahara, 27, will perform at Fukushima

AKB48 Number One Top Selling Girl Group (Video)

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Blog Source: Tokyograph

Photo Credit: Tokyograph

Video Credit: YouTube (kittyguy3) “Flying Get”

Posted: Saturday January 7, 2012 @ 12:23 am PST

Topic: AKB48

Tokyograph Reported:”According to Oricon sales data, AKB48’s total single sales have now reached 11,787,000 copies with 25 singles. This puts them at #1 for total single sales by a female group, surpassing the previous record holder Morning Musume.”

Tokyograph Continued To Report:”Morning Musume is currently at 11,774,000 copies with 56 singles, over a span of 13 years and 11 months. AKB48 overtook them in only 5 years and 11 months, largely due to several recent singles that have all sold over 1 million copies each. The five singles they released in 2011 alone have sold 7,346,000 copies.”

Tokyograph’s Last Report:”Currently, the top three female groups in single sales are”

  1. AKB48 – 11,787,000 (25 singles)
  2. Morning Musume – 11,774,000 (56 singles)
  3. Pink Lady – 11,037,000 (23 singles)