of albums: 6 Grammy awards: N/A Other projects: De Wyze has actively supported and performed for several charities.
In 2012, he offered his song "Fight" for free to anyone who donated to The Heart Foundation benefiting heart-disease awareness. of albums: 3 Grammy awards: N/A Other projects: In 2007, Malakar appeared in a one-minute parody short "I Am Art," co-produced by Will Ferrell, in which his character claims that he made up the Sanjaya persona as a gag.
Does “America’s Got Talent” feel different from “American Idol?
” This reminded me of the early days of “Idol,” in a weird way. Then I saw bits and pieces obviously on the very last episode.
A little while later, MJ’s Big Blog reports, she admitted that it was Brackensick, her 17-year-old fellow “Idol” finalist. “It’s more of the urban, Rihanna kind of feel and the R&B kind of stuff.
Simon Cowell became a pop culture icon as the snarky judge on “American Idol.” Though he departed the show in 2010, he has kept busy: He’s a fixture on the U. airwaves, remaining a judge on “X-Factor” and “Britain’s Got Talent,” both of which he created. Why is now the right time to return to American television?
" and competed on the ABC reality show "I'm a Celebrity... " Malakar also co-wrote the book "Chicken Soup for the American Idol Soul," and penned an autobiography titled "Dancing to the Music in My Head: Memoirs of the People’s Idol." Estimated net worth: 0,000 No.
You didn’t watch “American Idol” at all, after you left the show, right? When we started, we found people with great personalities. A lot of music shows, all types of things, but this is the only one that interested me. Then it’s spending time with your development team, which is probably the most important thing; otherwise you’re just doing meeting after meeting, which drives you nuts. And also spot someone who isn’t obvious, but could be good — that’s the whole point of doing these shows. It was good for me because they obviously had worked together for a few years so they’ve got great chemistry, great shorthand, they really are friends.
The day after the video premiered, Owen's male co-star in the video—Bitney Crone—publically announced their relationship.
Bitney Crone was the subject of Bridegroom, an emotional documentary about the unexpected passing of his partner, Tom Bridegroom, and the unfortunate events that followed his death.
But in a lengthy and heartfelt Facebook post, Shane Bitney Crone credits the show with repairing his broken heart and helping him find love with alum Rayvon Owen.
Owen, the soulful finalist of Idol's 14th season, publically came out in the music video for his first post-Idol single "Can't Fight It." During the romance-laden song, Owen croons about the unexpected love he can no longer fight against and ends the dark nightclub set video with a gay passionate kiss.