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The Grammys should always change, says producer Ken Ehrlich -- even if some of the changes will confuse guests at the Staples Center on Sunday
Aretha Franklin says use of pre-recorded rendition of "Star-Spangled Banner" was warranted by the cold weather
The three musicians sang different patriotic selections throughout President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony on Monday morning
John Legend, fun. and many other musicians performing at inauguration festivities are included
Two-hour season finale of "The Voice" will air Dec. 18
ABC, CBS tie for second on night of low viewership
"Get Lifted" singer John Legend to join Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke in televised quest for the ultimate singing partner
The first "American Idol" champ is now helping its big competitor, "The Voice," as well as prepping her own "Duets"
ABC tweaks familiar concept again
Straightforward, mistake-free rendition by Kelly Clarkson is a far cry from Christina Aguilera's lyrical missteps at last year's Super Bowl
The "Idol" alum will reportedly open the Super Bowl broadcast, along with Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton
New big-name "advisers" will augment the show's coaches, lend their expertise to show's aspiring singers
Charles Barkley is the host for the first new "Saturday Night Live" of the year
"American Idol" winner defends Paul against racism charges
Wanda Jackson, Florence Welch and singer's former backup band to perform deceased "Rehab" belter's songs
Vivid, angry emotions and pure pop fun happily co-exist in the enduring Idol's fifth and best album
The "American Idol" winner is the youngest male artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart
On the digital songs chart, Kelly Clarkson managed a so-so debut for "Mr. Know It All"
Inaugural music festival in Las Vegas will also include Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood
The original "American Idol" winner will return to perform on next Thursday's results show
MLB hopes Tween icon and Kelly Clarkson can boost low rated Fall Classic
Catch up on all the top schmooze, as Ester gives her own outrageous take on the week at TheWrap.