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American Idol

The "American Idol" star will run as a Democrat for the seat held by Renee Ellmers. (Getty Images)

Clay Aiken To Run For Congress In North Carolina

“American Idol” star will announce he’s seeking the seat currently held by Renee Ellmers


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Does Judging ‘Idol’ or ‘The Voice’ Help or Hurt Artists’ Careers?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: Last week, American Idol returned with a whimper instead of the bang […]


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Charlotte Resident Hopes To Be The Next American Idol

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Charlotte) — Anyone who has walked around Uptown Charlotte has probably heard Nao Barber’s voice. Barber has impressed people on the street for nearly two years. His incredibly strong voice can be […]

CBS Charlotte–01/15/2013

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Nicki Minaj Curses Out Mariah Carey On American Idol Set In Charlotte

The four American Idol judges took their seats in the Speedway Club at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 2 to film auditions but production came to a quick halt when both female judges began to fight on set over a contestant’s performance.



Kimberly Caldwell & Sick Puppies Rocked The Green Party

The Green Party was Saturday, March 12th featuring Kimberly Caldwell and Sick Puppies, and St. Patty’s Day has never gotten a warm up quite like this one.

CBS Charlotte–03/15/2011