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Cook delivers knock out on American Idol Finale

22. May 2008

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Cook delivers knock out on American Idol Finale

LOS ANGELES, CA – So I pull up a seat with my wife and get ready to see one hour of American Idol: The Finals. I don’t expect much and that’s pretty much what I get. It started with David Cook singing a Police cover. Anybody watching the performance could see that this kid could not even sell himself that song, let alone the whole country. His voice was not so bad but I would have much rather been making myself a corn dog; and the show had only just begun.

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The Next Great American Band

19. October 2007

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The Next Great American Band

If you are anxiously counting down the months until another round of American Idol returns to the small screen, wait no more. The producers of Idol have created The Next Great American Band, a show that might just hold you over well into next year. Or it might just turn into your new guilty pleasure.

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MTV’s Musical Milestones

12. August 2001

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If your early memories of Michael Jacksonconsist of a zippered, red leather jacket or a sparkling white glove, it's probably because you saw one of the King of Pop's videos in the early days of MTV, the original music television station. Before MTV (and cable) the only contact young audiences had with music was watching Soul Train, Solid Gold or American Bandstand.

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Singin’ the Body Electric

12. August 2001

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If looking at Ricky Martin shaking his "bon bon" or seeing Britney Spears dancing seductively with her navel exposed makes you hot, it's because these artists have learned that mixing sex with music makes for a powerful tonic. As proven in VH1's new series From the Waist Down: Men, Women & Music (airing Monday-Friday, August 6-10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT), music and sexual attitudes have long been intertwined, from the rock 'n' roll early '50s through the hip-hop culture of today.

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