In the early days of the music industry, only a combination of hard work and luck could get musicians a recording contract—and even then, success was limited by the scope of a radio or record distribution deal. But thanks to the reality TV phenomenon, even an appearance on the American Idol competition can make you an instant superstar. Here are some of the show's most famous competitors and judges.
Ryan Seacrest’s former stylist has accused him of sexual aggression. The ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’ host, who is scheduled to co-host E! Network’s annual red-carpet Oscars show this Sunday, denies all claims and says she was trying to extort millions from him.
Carrie Underwood revealed that a fall seven weeks ago that required surgery on her wrist also resulted in “40 to 50 stitches” to her face. “When I am ready to get in front of a camera, I want you all to understand why I might look a bit different,” she told fans.