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American Idol's Emily Piriz Talks 'Stars,' Harsh Harry's Shaming and the Decision to Cover J.Lo

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Emily Piriz’s run on Season 13 of American Idol was relatively short — but it was also packed with a number of memorable moments, good and bad. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


Food Network Star Winner Damaris Phillips Talks Paula Deen and Her Vision of Southern Food: 'It's Not Just Fried Meats and Gravy'

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As far as five-year plans go, Damaris Phillips‘ has been a whopping success.

The 32-year-old Kentucky native recalls watching an early season of Food Network Star and deciding it would be an ideal career option, given her addiction to cooking. She applied to culinary school soon after. READ MORE


The Voice's Amber Carrington on 'Stay,' 'Crazy,' Forgotten Lyrics — 'I'm Glad I Didn't Play It Safe'

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Amber Carrington recognizes that her decision to dabble in a variety of genres may have hurt her chances at winning Season 4 of The Voice. Nevertheless, she has no regrets.

“Team Adam was all about taking risks and making a mark on the world,” says the eventual Top 5 finisher. “Every single song that I did was …READ MORE


The Voice's Danielle Bradbery Talks 'Awkward' Blake Shelton Love-Song Duet, Scotty McCreery 'Controversy' and Season 4 Greatest Hits!

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Danielle Bradbery may look like a sweet, unassuming 16-year-old, but that didn’t stop her from dominating Season 4 of The Voice. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


The Voice's Sasha Allen Talks Whitney Houston, 'At Last,' That Shocking Top 6 'Striptease'

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After tuning in for several seasons of American Idol and The Voice, veteran backup singer and Broadway performer Sasha Allen found herself doing some soul-searching. READ MORE


The Voice's Holly Tucker on Beating Insecurity, Tackling Hymns and Never Closing the Show

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Timing is everything in the music business. That’s a lesson Holly Tucker learned when she got rejected during an open-call audition for The Voice back in Season 1. “They said I had a lot of potential, but they wanted to see me grow a little bit more,” recalls Tucker.

Undeterred, the Waco, TX native tried out for The X Factor, American Idol and even …READ MORE


The Voice's Sarah Simmons on Rolling Stones & Gotye Covers, Soundtrack Dreams and More!

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Sarah Simmons is less concerned about making a fortune on her music than she is with making a connection to her audience.

The Top 8 finisher on Season 4 of The Voice says she’s still marveling at the back-and-forth she has on Twitter with her newfound fans. READ MORE


The Voice's Josiah Hawley on His Rocky Amy Winehouse Cover and Misheard Coldplay Lyrics

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Josiah Hawley knows some viewers dismissed him the minute they heard the term “male model” during his Blind Audition on Season 4 of The Voice, but he doesn’t let it bother him.

“The show only has a minute to tell your story,” Hawley reasons. “I grew up doing concrete construction. That’s what …READ MORE


The Voice's Judith Hill on Reworking Bieber & Xtina and Coping With Front-Runner Pressure

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It’s a little unnerving to be pereceived as a front-runner in a reality singing competition, says Judith Hill. “It creates a weird pressure that you didn’t really sign up for,” says the woman whose ouster at the end of The Voice‘s Season 4 Top 8 results telecast caught many fans off guard. READ MORE


Idol's Candice Glover on Rearranging Drake, Reading Internet Critiques and Learning From Harry Connick! Plus: A 'Lovesong' Deep Dive!

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It’s something of an understatement to say that Candice Glover was ready for anything during her Season 12 run on American Idol. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO