Colin Stough; Photo Courtesy ABC, American Idol

Colin Stough Reveals Major Life Update Following ‘American Idol’ Journey

Posted on August 8, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

“Thank you to the people that are making these awesome times happen,” the budding star wrote.

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Iam Tongi; Photo Courtesy MLB.com

‘American Idol’ Winner Iam Tongi Reveals Why He Didn’t Remove His Hat Before Singing The National Anthem At Home Run Derby

Posted on July 11, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Tongi promised to “try to do better next time.”

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Iam Tongi; Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless

‘American Idol’ Winner Iam Tongi Shines Bright In ‘Special’ Homecoming Performance

Posted on July 6, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

Tongi returned to Oahu’s Turtle Bay Resort to headline the annual “Ohana Day” celebration.

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Colin Stough; Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless

What’s Next For ‘American Idol’ Finalist Colin Stough?

Posted on June 30, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The rising star spoke with Country Now about life after the show, plotting a move to Nashville, and more.

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Iam Tongi; Photo by ABC/Eric McCandless

‘American Idol’ Winner Iam Tongi Announces Tour Dates: ‘I’ll Be Seeing You On The Road’

Posted on June 22, 2023

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Lauren Jo Black

The ‘American Idol’ champ is hitting the road.

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Iam Tongi; Photo via YouTube

‘American Idol’ Winner, Iam Tongi Shares Exclusive Studio Footage of Emotional Debut Single

Posted on June 21, 2023

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Lauren Jo Black

The song serves as a tribute to Tongi’s late father.

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Thomas Rhett; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

BREAKING: Thomas Rhett Abruptly Cancels Louisiana Concert As A Result Of Storm Damage

Posted on June 16, 2023

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Madeleine O’Connell

The singer shared a statement to fans on social media encouraging them to “stay safe.”

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James Barker Band; Photo by Matthew Berinato

Country Next: James Barker Band

Posted on May 10, 2023

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Melinda Lorge

We take pride in introducing fans to country music’s brightest new stars through our Country Next series. Here, we chat with James Barker Band.

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HARDY, Lainey Wilson, Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs, Kane Brown, Cole Swindell

2023 ACM Awards: HARDY, Lainey Wilson, and Miranda Lambert Among Top Nominees

Posted on April 13, 2023

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Lauren Jo Black

See a complete list of nominees.

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Jelly Roll; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Jelly Roll Announces Debut Full-Length Country Album, ‘WHITSITT CHAPEL’

Posted on March 16, 2023

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Lauren Jo Black

“This album is about growth and gratitude happening in my life.,” Jelly Roll explained.

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