In July I drove 1,800 miles with only the radio to keep me company. What struck me were the overarching themes of female empowerment sung over the airwaves. Pop music is singing a new tune. Are girls taking the message to heart?
The performance group Fighting Gravity (bottom) performs in Will.I.Am's collaborative performance with singer Jennifer Lopez (unseen).
'The X-Factor,' another singing reality competition, debuts Wednesday. At what point will the US public hit singing TV saturation? Not yet, suggest experts and critics.
The Voice, on NBC, eliminated four contestants Tuesday. Another four are scheduled to depart in a special results show on The Voice Wednesday.
American Idol recap: The two remaining girls (Haley Reinhart and Lauren Alaina) avoided elimination. Idol original Kelly Clarkson sang. But the Paul McDonald American Idol Adventure is over.
American Idol Top 12: After some pretty memorable performances from the boys, the Top 12 American Idol girls took the stage Wednesday. Early favorite Lauren Alaina didn't disappoint, but it was Pia Toscano who had the American Idol judges on their feet.
American Idol auditions in San Francisco were the final night of auditions before Hollywood Week. Some would argue that American Idol saved the best for last with the stellar performances from James Durbin and Emily Anne Reed.
Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will join Randy Jackson on the long-running Fox show 'American Idol.'
Three outbursts – by Joe Wilson, Serena Williams, and Kanye West – leave many clucking over rise of rudeness.
Talent shows find "ugly ducklings" and turn them into record sales