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William Shatner Taps Star Power for Covers Album

William Shatner

$#*! My Dad Says' William Shatner is prepping his third album, Searching for Major Tom, a collection of '70s and '80s rock covers due later this year. Members of the Strokes, the Kinks, Yes, Deep Purple, as well as Peter Frampton and Bootsy Collins, will appear on the album...
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"Sincerity" Helps The Sing-Off's Winning Group Rise Above the Rest

Nick Lachey

Before stepping onto The Sing-Off stage, Committed had never ventured far from their usual terrain of gospel and inspirational music. While that would have been a disadvantage going into a pop-friendly competition, these Alabama boys won over the judges and viewers.

"I believe it was our sincerity," Committed member Therry Thomas tells TVGuide.com. "Not saying the other groups aren't sincere, but I think it's just our background brings us to a whole other world, like a whole other place and sometimes we don't even imagine where we're going. It's magical."

The Sing-Off crowns a winner

On the surface, Committed was ... read more

The Sing-Off Crowns a Winner

Ben Folds, Nicole Scherzinger, Shawn Stockman

Spoiler Alert: The following reveals the winner of Monday night's Sing-Off finale.

The season finale of The Sing-Off came down to the final four as The Backbeats, Committed, Jerry Lawson & the Talk of the Town and Street Corner Symphony took the stage for the final time to find out which group had won a Sony recording contract and the $100,000 cash prize... read more

Is Howard Stern Replacing Simon Cowell on Idol?

Howard Stern, Simon Cowell

Stars are clamoring to replace Simon Cowell at the American Idol judges table, but is America's favorite "shock jock" really one of them?

Howard Stern, 56, is the Idol producers' top choice to replace Cowell, according to The New York Post. The Sirius radio host's hefty contract expires... read more

Who Should Replace Simon Cowell on American Idol?

America's Got Talent, Piers Morgan

Simon Cowell will leave a huge hole on the American Idol judging panel when he leaves at the end of Season 9. Who could possibly replace him?

Simon Cowell leaving Idol, launching X-Factor

Fox isn't saying just yet. "We're not going to speculate about that," Fox chairman Peter Rice said. "I think the reason we're making the announcement in January is that we want to give ourselves time. We want to allow people to come forward. We were frankly surprised at the enthusiasm when we replaced Paula. ... I think we have to take our time on that and make sure that the chemistry between the judges is as good as it can be."

They might not be speculating, but we are. Our suggestions are after the jump... read more

10 Questions with The Sing-Off's Nick Lachey

Nick Lachey

Fans mourning Glee's winter hiatus have something to look forward to: NBC's The Sing-Off (premiering Monday at 8/7c). Nick Lachey hosts the four-night a cappella singing competition that features eight groups battling for a $100,000 prize and an Epic Records/Sony recording contract. Judging The Sing-Off are Ben Folds of Ben Folds Five, Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men and Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger. TVGuide.com spoke to Lachey about the show and why his hosting gig has made him miss 98 Degrees.

TVGuide.com: What sets The Sing-Off apart from the rest of the singing shows out there?
Nick Lachey: This is an a cappella competition so there's no band, no background music — it's just about the human voice. There's a lot of extra pressure that goes along with that, but at the same time when it's done well it's even that much more impressive to hear a great a cappella performance.

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