- 'American Idol' crowns second-to-last champion Updated: May-14-15 8:55 am
LOS ANGELES - "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.
- Carrie Underwood leads nominations for CMT Music Awards Updated: May-13-15 11:30 am
NEW YORK - Carrie Underwood is the top contender for the 2015 CMT Music Awards with five nominations.
- Correction: Obit-Johnny Gimble story Updated: May-11-15 5:34 pm
DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas - In a story May 9 about the death of fiddler Johnny Gimble, The Associated Press erroneously reported Gimble's age when he died. He was 88 years old, not 89.
- Fox calling an end to 'American Idol' Updated: May-11-15 2:39 pm
NEW YORK - Fox is lowering the curtain on "American Idol," ending a series that dominated television throughout the 2000s and made stars of the likes of Simon Cowell, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.