Date archive: May 2017

Katy Perry Officially Joins ‘American Idol’ As Judge

Katy Perry Officially Joins 'American Idol' As Judge

Katy Perry is officially named as the first judge for the ‘American Idol’ reboot.  An ABC executive said yesterday that Perry’s signing was consistent with the network’s philosophy that, “What you can’t do is come back as bargain-basement Idol.”  He went on to say that the network is going to make sure “the talent is…

The Weeknd’s ‘Starboy’ Video Hits 1B YouTube Views

The Weeknd's 'Starboy' Video Hits 1B YouTube Views

The Weeknd is celebrating a major milestone on YouTube.  The official music video for the Canadian singer’s “Starboy” single featuring Daft Punk just reached one-billion views.  The clip for the title track to The Weeknd’s third studio album was almost instantly iconic because of the fact that the singer kills himself, and he unveiled a…

Taylor Hicks Says Winner Should Judge ‘American Idol’ Reboot

Taylor Hicks Says Winner Should Judge 'American Idol' Reboot

Season five “American Idol” winner Taylor Hicks is not happy with reports that former contestant Chris Daughtry is in the running as a judge.  During an interview yesterday, Hicks said “a winner would be the best-suited.” When asked if he would consider joining as a judge, Hicks said he would, but was tight lipped when…