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American Idol Being Put Out Of Its Misery

After 15 seasons American Idol will finally end in January 2016. The 15th and final season of the show will, of course, recap and relive the show’s most memorable moments, as well as conduct the search for its final Idol. Simons Fuller and Cowell introduced the show to American audiences back in 2002, drawing heavily… More »

By: Caitlin White / May 11, 2015 - 10:08 am

The Week In Pop: From The Earliest MP3 To The Latest Britney Spears, A Pop History Of Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner”

“Tom’s Diner” is one of those songs you know even if you don’t realize it. Suzanne Vega’s signature song — written about the same NYC diner they used for exterior shots in Seinfeld — has been remixed, covered, and sampled so many times by so many musicians that its melody is basically imprinted on our… More »

By: Chris DeVille / April 30, 2015 - 12:54 pm

Anti-X Factor Campaign Puts RATM In Lead To XMas #1

Our friends in the UK take their holiday songs very seriously! The race for Christmas #1 is an annual cultural tradition there, as is placing bets on who will prevail. And those who have prevailed over the past few years have been the winners of the UK’s X Factor (think American Idol x 1000). Simo… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 16, 2009 - 12:47 pm