American Idol

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 13: Singer Nick Fradiani attends the 'American Idol' XIV grand finale at Dolby Theatre on May 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)

Guilford’s Fradiani Crowned ‘American Idol’ Champ

LOS ANGELES (AP)  Nick Fradiani is the latest winner of “American Idol.” The 29-year-old rocker of Guilford, Connecticut, bested soulful 22-year-old vocalist Clark Beckham of White House, Tennessee, to win the 14th edition of the […]

05/14/2015

Singer Nick Fradiani. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

It’s “Nick Fradiani” Day

(CBS Connecticut) — Today has been declared “Nick Fradiani Day” in Guilford, in honor of the musician from the town who is competing on American Idol. Selectman Charles Havrda says having a town resident performing […]

05/01/2015

Singer Scotty McCreery (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Former American Idol Helping Newtown Charity

A former American Idol is lending his name to one of the many charities that have sprung up following the December 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.

02/09/2014

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Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]

01/22/2013