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Carrie Underwood wins two more Grammys while four other Idols are shut out

After winning three Grammys last year, American Idol 4 winner Carrie Underwood won two more at last night’s Grammys. Her song “Before He Cheats” won both best country song and best female country vocal performance. It was also nominated for song of the year, but lost. And Carrie was also nominated for best country collaboration …

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Six American Idol stars, including three winners, receive Grammy nominations

Seven American Idol alumni received Grammy nominations, including three for each fourth season winner Carrie Underwood and fifth season standout Chris Daughtry’s band. The others who received nominations are Fantasia Barrino, Kelly Clarkson, Mandisa Hundley, Jennifer Hudson, and Ace Young. Daughtry’s three nominations include Best Rock Album, Best Rock Song (for “It’s Over You,” co-written …

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Jessica Sierra used racist, anti-gay slurs after arrest and faces 11 years in prison

After American Idol 4 finalist Jessica Sierra’s arrest on Saturday, she used racial and anti-gay slurs; vomited repeatedly, including in a police cruiser; and offered to perform sex acts on the arresting officers. During her drive to jail, Jessica said, “Please don’t take me to jail, I’ll suck your dick if you don’t take me …

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Jessica Sierra arrested and charged with intoxication, resisting arrest, violating parole

Jessica Sierra, the American Idol 4 finalist who was arrested in April for cocaine possession, has been arrested again. She “was charged Saturday with disorderly intoxication, resisting arrest and violating conditions of her parole on earlier felony battery and possession charges” and is “being held without bond,” the AP reports. Late in November, “she pleaded …

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Chris Daughtry’s band wins three American Music Awards, Carrie Underwood wins two

American Idol 5 finalist Chris Daughtry and his group, Daughtry, won three awards at the American Music Awards Sunday night. Justin Timberlake only won two. Their breakthrough artist award was presented by Carrie Underwood, who won it last year. Daughtry also won the favorite pop/rock album award for their self-titled debut and favorite adult contemporary …

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