Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler: Old Rock Stars Never Die, They Just Forget Lyrics (video!)

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler proved without a doubt that old rock stars never die, they just forget the words to their biggest hit songs. Tyler, who is 66, but still looks every bit like a glam rocker, was enjoying the sights in Lithuania where the band recently toured. He came upon two female street musicians, who started performing “Crazy” from from Aerosmith’s 1994 mega-album Get a Grip....

Steven Tyler F-Bomb Rattles Al Roker, Today Show (Watch!)

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler knows how to jerk someone’s chain. The iconic rock band appeared on NBC’s “Today Show” this morning (Nov. 2) and Tyler had some fun with hosts Matt Lauer, Al Roker and Savannah Guthrie. Tyler has been around a television set long enough to know what he’s doing. He recently wrapped up a stint as a judge on Fox’s “American Idol,” where he mostly minded his manners. But the “Today Show” was a different matter. The impish Tyler and bandmates were sitting in the studio before their performance, when the camera cut to them and Tyler hollered: “Good morning, America!”...
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Jennifer Lopez Follows Steven Tyler Out American Idol Door

Jennifer Lopez has decided to call it quits on Fox’s hit show ‘American Idol,” following by one day Steven Tyler’s decision to do the same. The move may open the door to sweeping changes that breathe new life into the long-running series. Lopez got off to a bumpy start on the show, but eventually grew into her role and provided some softness to the Tyler's and long-time Judge Randy Jackson's rough edges. Lopez made the announcement during a call in to Ryan Seacrest’s radio show this morning....

Simon Cowell Eyes Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato for X-Factor

Simon Cowell reportedly is going younger in his search for judges on the U.S. version of his music show “X Factor.” Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Avril Lavigne, and Demi Lovato are all getting big mentions in the sweepstakes. Even Britney Spears! On the hit Fox show, Jennifer Lopez is the youngster, yet she’s over 40, while Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is 63, and Randy Jackson is in his 50s. How many kids remember Journey, anyway?...
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Jessica Sanchez Wows With Another Whitney Houston Tune

Jessica Sanchez transcended “American Idol” last night and virtually assured she’ll have a major singing career whether she wins or loses the competition. Her performance of “How Will I Know?” was that good. Sanchez picked the Whitney Houston song for the themed ’80s night and sang it with such poise and maturity it belied the fact that she is only 16 years old....
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Tom Cruise, Cast Raise Hair in Rock of Ages Trailer (watch)

Tom Cruise takes the biggest risk of his career. He works with kids, animals and Alec Baldwin in movie musical “Rock of Ages.” And, he sings “Wanted Dead or Alive,” according to a new trailer from studio New Line Cinema. Catherine Zeta Jones, Paul Giamatti, UK comedian Russell Brand, R&B singer Mary J. Blige, who’s been there, and Julianne Hough round out the cast....
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Demi Lovato Shows American Idol Hopefuls How Its Done (watch)

Demi Lovato was the consummate pro on “American Idol,” despite all of her issues. She rocked the house with “Give Your Heart a Break.” Her supremely inspiring performance (a little pitchy) brought the audience to its feet. Lovato should give Idol contestants a lot to think about. Although some of the contestants probably have more raw talent than the former Disney teen queen, none come close to matching her polish and stage presence....
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Joshua Ledet Shines on American Idol; Jones Booted (video)

Jessica Sanchez left the door open to the “American Idol” crown last night (Mar. 14) after she failed to overwhelm the judges with their performances on a so-so night that saw Joshua Ledet and Phillip Phillips rise to the top. The show was overshadowed, somewhat, by the departure of contestant Jermaine Jones, who failed to reveal he had four outstanding arrest warrants pending against him....
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Jessica Sanchez Perfect on Whitney Houston Classic (listen!)

Jessica Sanchez, a 16-year-old “American Idol” contestant, shocked judges and the show’s audience with a stirring rendition of Whitney Houston’s classic “I Will Alaways Love You.” It was pitch perfect and she didn’t miss note. The performance was gutsy in more ways than none. Not only was Houston’s a singular talent with a soaring vocal range, the song is one of the most difficult to sing in popular music....
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American Idol Finalists to Perform Whitney Houston Tribute

Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez and the newest crop of “American Idol” finalists will get down to business on Wednesday (Mar 7). They group will pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston, whose songs are soaring up the charts since her death. More than 33 million votes were cast, according to host Ryan Seacrest to whittle the 25 semi-finalists down to the latest round of contenders....
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Symone Black Tumbles, Literally, on American Idol (watch)

Symone Black, a promising young singer on American Idol, got the judge’s attention in more ways than one when she fell off the stage during Hollywood tryouts. Oddly, none of the judges rushed to her aid. Was it an act? It definitely didn’t look like it. But Black definitely got last night’s sympathy vote. The 16-year-old was singing a rendition of Otis Redding’s “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay....
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Kelly Clarkson Gives Anthem its Due at Super Bowl (watch!)

Kelly Clarkson, winner of American Idol’s first season, sang the Star Spangled Banner to open Super Bowl XXXXVI tonight (Feb. 5). She hit every note and sang every word and finally gave the song its proper due. Clarkson must have felt some pressure given last year’s performance by Christina Aguilera, who muffed the lyrics....
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Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger X-Out in X Factor Bloodbath

Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger are paying the price for a less-than-stellar inaugural season for Simon Cowell’s U.S. version of “X-Factor,” the widely popular UK music talent show. X-Factor host Steve Jones is also out, but that comes as no surprise given his spotty performance during Season One. Cowell’s show stumbled in its premiere season, with controversy over judges and Jones widely panned by critics....
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