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  • Watch out, Grammy: Taylor Swift and Beyonce shatter records

     
    Taylor Swift didn't merely bag the biggest Grammy of all — album of the year for "Fearless" — she became at age 20 the youngest recipient of that prize, eclipsing Alanis Morissette, who was 21 when she triumphed for "Jagged Little Pill" (1996). Taylor...
  • Ann Powers on the 2010 Grammy Awards: It's not all about the music

     
    These days, visuals, media saturation and listener interaction are as crucial as the notes. When will.i.am shouted, "Welcome to the future!" as he and the rest of the Black Eyed Peas cavorted with a blur of dancers through a medley......
  • 'American Idol' recap: Top 12 women perform live

     
    At long last, we're past the auditions, the pointless group performances and the backstories for people who we'll never see again. It's the live show! The Top 12 women take to the stage tonight. The other thing we'll be paying......
  • Ann Powers: The girls work the quirkiness, and the smarts

     
    Song selection. It's what the judges love to mention, the first true or false step any "Idol" striver makes, before she even opens her well-glossed lips. Sometimes, in truth, it doesn't matter that much: The singer's presence, tone, or sheer power...
  • Live from Vancouver, it's the Winter Olympics closing ceremony

     
    8:00: The show is over. One of the best closing ceremonies you will ever want to see. Well done, Canada. Thank you, Vancouver, for your hospitality and personal warmth. I consider myself part Canadian now. 7:55: Hip-hop dancers XXS and......
  • [Updated] 'American Idol' contestant Crystal Bowersox in hospital; boys will perform tonight

     
    "American Idol" hopeful Crystal Bowersox has been taken to the hospital for medical issues, causing a switcheroo in this week's "Idol" performance schedule. [Updated 2:49 p.m.: A rep for Fox would not confirm if Bowersox has been hospitalized.] The...
  • 'American Idol' results: A winner is named

     
    What a long, strange season it's been. We lost the quirky entertainment of judge Paula Abdul. We learned it was Simon Cowell's last time behind this particular judges' table. We got to know Ellen DeGeneres in a new context --......
  • Ann Powers: Simon's last supper, and Lee's chance to sing for his

     
    What would you put on the menu for your last meal? The French dignitary Francois Mitterrand, about to expire from stomach cancer, famously ingested an endangered songbird. Joan of Arc received Holy Communion. Allen Ginsberg sipped at a bowl of fish...
  • Season 9 finale burning questions, plus Alanis on Crystal! [Updated]

     
    Yours truly will be burning the midnight oil later on, but first, your burning questions answered direct from the Nokia Theatre press room. 1) Why did David Cook not join Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia, Carrie Underwood, Jordin Sparks, Taylor Hicks and Kris...
  • And this year's 'American Idol' winner is ...

     
    It was a night of laughs, tears, jaw-dropping performances and surprise appearances, and even if Season 9 didn't quite get your juices flowing, the 2010 finale pulled out plenty of stops. They didn't all make sense -- Alice Cooper, while entertaining...
  • ‘American Idol’: And the winner is … Simon Cowell? He gets big sendoff, but did the right person win?

     
    SPOILER ALERT: “American Idol” crowned a winner tonight – Lee DeWyze – but that seemed secondary to saying farewell to judge Simon Cowell. “The show goes forward, it will be different, but I just want to thank yo...