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Nick Fradiani’s “Beautiful Life” Debuted with 50,000 First Week Sales
2 days ago

Nick Fradiani’s “Beautiful Life” Debuted with 50,000 First Week Sales

In landing at #93 on the Billboard Hot 100, Nick Fradiani’s “Beautiful Life” precisely matched the debut point for Candice Glover’s “I Am Beautiful.”

Its opening week sales total, while …
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Nick Fradiani’s “Beautiful Life” Debuts at #93 on Billboard Hot 100
3 days ago

Nick Fradiani’s “Beautiful Life” Debuts at #93 on Billboard Hot 100

Nick Fradiani’s “American Idol” coronation single is officially charting on the Billboard Hot 100.

Performed and released in conjunction with last week’s “American Idol” finale, “Beautiful Life” arrives at #93 …
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Ratings Update: FOX’s “American Idol” Finale Falls 35% to New Low
1 week ago

Ratings Update: FOX’s “American Idol” Finale Falls 35% to New Low

Update: Final broadcast data confirms that this year’s “American Idol” finale was the lowest-rated and least-watched such episode on record.

It also suffered a very sharp year-over-year decline.

Wednesday’s conclusion, …
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Andy Grammer’s “Honey, I’m Good” Sales Surge After “Idol” Duet with Nick Fradiani
1 week ago

Andy Grammer’s “Honey, I’m Good” Sales Surge After “Idol” Duet with Nick Fradiani

Andy Grammer’s “Honey, I’m Good” had already established a strong presence on iTunes, but a performance during Wednesday’s “American Idol” prompted an additional surge. By 2AM ET–one hour after the …
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Nick Fradiani Wins American Idol; Tops Clark Beckham in Season 14 Finale
2 weeks ago

Nick Fradiani Wins American Idol; Tops Clark Beckham in Season 14 Finale

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He was widely viewed as the season’s most improved contestant. That improvement allowed dark horse Nick Fradiani to win the fourteenth season of FOX’s “American Idol.”

Fradiani, who will be …
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Ratings: “American Idol” Hits Series Low for Performance Finale (Updated)
2 weeks ago

Ratings: “American Idol” Hits Series Low for Performance Finale (Updated)

Update: According to final broadcast data, Tuesday’s “American Idol,” which was the final performance show of the fourteenth season, drew a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating with 5.55 million viewers.

Both …
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Nick Fradiani’s “Beautiful Life” Surges Into Top 5 on iTunes Sales Chart (Updated)
2 weeks ago

Nick Fradiani’s “Beautiful Life” Surges Into Top 5 on iTunes Sales Chart (Updated)

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Update 3: Now that Nick Fradiani has been crowned the fourteenth “American Idol” winner, single “Beautiful Life” is no longer the potential coronation single. It is this year’s “Idol” victory …
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Jax is Eliminated; Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani Battle in “American Idol” Finale
2 weeks ago

Jax is Eliminated; Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani Battle in “American Idol” Finale

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New Jersey native Jax clearly established a fanbase during her run on “American Idol,” but the connection with the voting public was not sufficiently strong. Long perceived as one of …
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“Empire” Returns This Fall, “New Girl” Heads to Midseason, “American Idol” Gets Last Season
2 weeks ago

“Empire” Returns This Fall, “New Girl” Heads to Midseason, “American Idol” Gets Last Season

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In addition to several new series pickups, FOX’s 2015-16 scheduling announcement also includes noteworthy news regarding some of its existing series.

Juggernaut “Empire,” for instance, is indeed kicking off its …
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Clark Beckham’s “Earned It” Rises on iTunes Sales Chart; Nick Fradiani Follows
2 weeks ago

Clark Beckham’s “Earned It” Rises on iTunes Sales Chart; Nick Fradiani Follows

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While iTunes sales count toward vote totals on NBC’s “The Voice,” they have no direct impact on the “American Idol” competition.

“Idol” recordings that manage to make waves on the …
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