Ryan Seacrest, the Fox talent contest's host, said before Tuesday's performances that Alaina lost her voice during rehearsals, but the 16-year-old songstress of Rossville, Ga., insisted that she would still perform.
Stefano Langone isn't closer to becoming an "American Idol." The smooth 21-year-old singer from Kent, Wash., received the fewest viewer votes on the Fox talent contest Thursday, despite impressing the judges with his voice - and dance moves - on Ne-Yo's "Closer."
Two presidents, four television news anchors and a 10-year-old son who looked ready to take dad's place behind the microphone turned out to bid Larry King farewell as he pulled the curtain down on his CNN talk show Thursday after 25 years.
Diane Lane, Marcia Cross and Mark Harmon are set to join more than 100 celebrities for Friday's "Stand Up To Cancer" telethon. Kyra Sedgwick, Jay Leno and Ryan Seacrest also have been added to the list for the hourlong fundraiser.