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  • Can Connecticut's 'American Idol' Winner Nick Fradiani Expect Stardom?

    Can Connecticut's 'American Idol' Winner Nick Fradiani Expect Stardom?
    On the two-hour season finale of "American Idol" earlier this month, 29-year-old Guilford native Nick Fradiani beat out Nashville's Clark Beckham, becoming the first Idol winner from Connecticut and across the Northeast. So what happens now?...
  • 'Idol' moments help others

    'Idol' moments help others
    Senior citizens sang their hearts out at the third annual Senior American Idol event last week by Orland Township. While "American Idol" — the iconic reality TV show on which the senior event is based — will be starting its final season...
  • What lies ahead for fall TV season

    If Rome can fall, so can "American Idol." At the recent New York upfronts the TV networks' equivalent of a high-school pep rally, where executives swear the upcoming fall schedule will change life as we know it Fox dropped the bombshell that "Idol's"...
  • 'American Idol' Nick Fradiani: 'Going To Be A Wild Ride'

    'American Idol' Nick Fradiani: 'Going To Be A Wild Ride'
    Every week when he was performing on "American Idol," Nick Fradiani would worry before the show, saying, "I'm going home, I just know it." Clark Beckham told reporters this on Thursday, the day after Beckham was defeated for the "American Idol" title by...
  • Connecticut lawmakers honor Fradiani, American Idol winner

    Connecticut lawmakers are paying tribute to Guilford resident Nick Fradiani for winning the "American Idol" singing contest. State Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr., whose district includes Guilford, led the Senate on Thursday in officially recognizing the 22-year-...
  • 'American Idol' crowns second-to-last champion

    "This is the best day of my life," said 29-year-old rocker Nick Fradiani after he was crowned the second to the last "American Idol" in not the best of weeks for the long-running music competition show. On Monday, Fox announced the former prime-time...
  • The Newest 'Idol': Connecticut's Nick Fradiani

    The Newest 'Idol': Connecticut's Nick Fradiani
    The list that started in 2002 with then-unknown, now-superstar Kelly Clarkson has a new name: Nick Fradiani of Guilford won the 14th season of "American Idol" on Wednesday night. The announcement came at the end of a two-hour, star-studded live season...
  • Joey Cook will open some early dates on 'American Idol' tour

    Joey Cook will open some early dates on 'American Idol' tour
    Joey Cook wanted to make it to the top five on "American Idol" so she could be a part of the show's annual summer tour. She came up short, finishing seventh. The tour will feature the top five: Finalists Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani and Jax, as well...
  • Clark Beckham will be chosen 'American Idol' winner tonight. Here's why.

    Clark Beckham will be chosen 'American Idol' winner tonight. Here's why.
    A month ago, we at Lehigh Valley Music predicted Clark Beckham would win the 14th season of FOX-TV's singing sompetition “American Idol.” And after Tuesday’s final performances, we still do. It’s not that we think Beckham is...
  • 'American Idol': The slow fade of an instant hit

    'American Idol': The slow fade of an instant hit
    Not long ago, "American Idol" was such a ratings juggernaut that a rival TV executive dubbed it a "monster" that should be killed. That wish has now been granted, with Fox executives announcing Monday that they will end the record-breaking singing contest...
  • 'American Idol': Why another season?

    'American Idol': Why another season?
    "American Idol" names its 14th winner Wednesday (tonight), and either Clark Beckham or Nick Fradiani will collect the prize. This season finale could have been the end. Yet Fox decided to bring back "Idol" for a celebratory final season that starts in...