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Carrie Underwood Returning to “American Idol” to Mentor the Finalists

Carrie Underwood Returning to “American Idol” to Mentor the Finalists

As a farm girl from Checotah, Okla., Carrie Underwood burst onto the scene and into America’s heart during the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. With a voice like a cannon, Carrie left no doubt night after night who the next American Idol was going to be (sorry, Bo Bice, it wasn’t even close.)…MORE

Idol Alert

Idol Alert

Newly announced American Idol judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie and host Ryan Seacrest will make their first appearance together on ABC’s Good Morning America on Wednesday, Oct. 4.MORE

Luke Bryan Will Be a Judge on Upcoming Season of “American Idol”

Luke Bryan Will Be a Judge on Upcoming Season of “American Idol”

Luke Bryan announced today (Sept. 29) that he will join Katy Perry and Lionel Richie as judges on the new season of American Idol on ABC. Ryan Seacrest will return to host the series. “I’m excited at the chance to help some deserving artists reach their dreams,” said Luke. “To be in a position in…MORE

Trent Harmon Talks About Winning American Idol and His New Music

Trent Harmon Talks About Winning American Idol and His New Music

Trent Harmon—the last American Idol winner ever—talks with Chuck Wicks and Ty Bentli about Duck Hunt, treating being on American Idol like a job, his hit single “There’s a Girl,” his upcoming new music and more. Show Participants Trent Harmon Chuck Wicks, America’s Morning Show co-host Ty Bentli, America’s Morning Show co-host Show Notes & Links Trent Harmon’s…MORE

Lauren Alaina Talks Struggling With Her Body Image, Creating Personal Songs & Her “Idol” Days

Lauren Alaina Talks Struggling With Her Body Image, Creating Personal Songs & Her “Idol” Days

Lisa talks with Lauren Alaina about how American Idol kickstarted her musical career, her struggle with bulimia, overcoming peer pressure, sharing her story through personal new songs and more. Show Participants Lauren Alaina Lisa Konicki, NCD editor in chief Show Notes & Links Lauren Alaina’s website Follow Lauren on Twitter @Lauren_Alaina Follow Lauren on Facebook Follow Lauren…MORE

Watch American Idol Winner Trent Harmon Perform Live at the Nash Studios

Watch American Idol Winner Trent Harmon Perform Live at the Nash Studios

You may know Trent Harmon as the very last winner of FOX’s hit show, American Idol, but we here at Nashcountrydaily.com got to know Trent as one hell of good singer. The Memphis native stopped by the NashCountryDaily.com offices this afternoon (Sept. 7) for a special Facebook live performance and to show just why he…MORE

Lauren Alaina Overcomes Eating Disorder to Find the “Road Less Traveled”

Lauren Alaina Overcomes Eating Disorder to Find the “Road Less Traveled”

Lauren Alaina came into our living rooms at the very young age of 15 when she appeared on American Idol, the reality TV show that made household names out of the likes of Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, Jennifer Hudson and Carrie Underwood. It’s hard to believe that it’s been five years since she was chosen as…MORE

Scotty McCreery Talks About His Book, His Family, New Music and Jennifer Lopez

Scotty McCreery Talks About His Book, His Family, New Music and Jennifer Lopez

Lisa, Jim and Jason chat with Scotty McCreery about a variety of topics, as well as ask him some questions given to us by his fans—and his mother—on Twitter! Show Participants Scotty McCreery Lisa Konicki, NCD Editor in Chief Jim Casey, NCD Managing Editor Jason Simanek, NCD Digital Media ProducerMORE

Idol Chatter

Idol Chatter

May 25 must be a lucky day for country singers on Fox’s American Idol. On this day, both Carrie Underwood and Scotty McCreery won the crown on the hit show, in 2005 and 2011, respectively. Carrie beat out Bo Bice for the title while Scotty edged Lauren Alaina.MORE

American Idol 2016: Carrie Underwood Inspires, Trent Harmon Wins

American Idol 2016: Carrie Underwood Inspires, Trent Harmon Wins

And just like that .  . . we now live in a world without American Idol! Or as Ryan Seacrest said, “For now.” Keith Urban stopped by Nash Nights Live several months ago and mentioned that the show would most likely be picked up by another network, maybe Hulu or something, so there’s that. Guys, help…MORE

American Idol 2016: One Last Episode Left

American Idol 2016: One Last Episode Left

Only one episode left! The tissues are on standby, and I’m actually getting really sad (yet again)! All the feels!! And tomorrow is going to be even more intense. The Final Top 2 – Here We Go! La’Porsha Renae Trent Harmon Ok, so judging by the vibe of the show and social media, I think…MORE

American Idol 2016: Trent Harmon Pulls a Hat Trick, Scores a Spot in the Top 3

American Idol 2016: Trent Harmon Pulls a Hat Trick, Scores a Spot in the Top 3

Holy cow was last week ever a busy week! The ACM Awards show was last night but I’ve been busy doing interviews in Las Vegas or being on a plane flying between Nashville and Vegas since Thursday! I finally got around to watching the March 31 episode of American Idol today and I was not disappointed. MacKenzie Bourg’s…MORE

American Idol 2016: Trent Harmon’s “Chandelier” Shines Bright

American Idol 2016: Trent Harmon’s “Chandelier” Shines Bright

Nostalgia Be Givin’ Us All the Feels Ahhh!! This farewell season is going by too fast!! I feel like we’re experiencing the end of a real relationship. You know? American Idol is like that boyfriend you’re totally over, but when the end actually starts coming, you get all nostalgic and remember the good times. Like…MORE

American Idol 2016: Tristan Goes Home, Trent Brings JLo to Tears, MacKenzie Owns

American Idol 2016: Tristan Goes Home, Trent Brings JLo to Tears, MacKenzie Owns

Tristan McIntosh Goes Out Singing Martina McBride’s “Independence Day” Aw man, there goes our last country artist! Unfortunately, Tristan McIntosh was voted off tonight. I gotta be honest, I totally agree with the judges. She just has some growing up to do, but no doubt, she can be a star! Farewell Tristan, we’ll miss you…MORE

American Idol 2016: La’Porsha Goes Total Diva, But Trent Harmon Captivates

American Idol 2016: La’Porsha Goes Total Diva, But Trent Harmon Captivates

First things first, can we just pretend those duets didn’t happen? Not great, not necessary . . . just fillers. As far as the solos go . . . this was the first time I had a really difficult time picking my favorite. It came down to La’Porsha Renae, MacKenzie Bourg and Trent Harmon. Ultimately, Trent gets my pick…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.