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Laine Hardy Started With Elvis, Won American Idol, and Ended Up On the Ryman Stage

Laine Hardy Started With Elvis, Won American Idol, and Ended Up On the Ryman Stage

American Idol winner Laine Hardy celebrated Friendsgiving with some fellow country music making friends at the Ryman Auditorium Wednesday Night with a special performance. The concert was performed in front of a socially distanced crowd and streamed live for fans around the world to see. This was a big night for Laine. Not only was…MORE

Luke Bryan Returns to “American Idol” for Season 4 on ABC

Luke Bryan Returns to “American Idol” for Season 4 on ABC

It’s official . . . Luke Bryan will be returning as a judge on Season 4 of ABC’s American Idol. ABC confirmed the news in a press release. In addition, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie will once again join Luke at the judging table, while Ryan Seacrest returns as host. The search for the next…MORE

Gabby Barrett & Cade Foehner Expecting First Child

Gabby Barrett & Cade Foehner Expecting First Child

American Idol lovebirds Gabby Barrett, 20, and husband Cade Foehner, 24, are expecting their first child—a baby girl. Gabby revealed the news via Instagram on Aug. 16, stating: “And then there were three… Psalm 127:3 ✨👶🏼🎀 #babyfoehner” In addition, Cade shared his own message via Instagram on Aug. 16: “I have the most amazing Wife…MORE

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

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Sophomore Symphony

Sophomore Symphony

Russell Dickerson will release his sophomore album, Southern Symphony, on Dec. 4. The 10-song project features his recent No. 1 lead single, “Love You Like I Used To.” photo by TCD