Terror Suspect Did the Robot to Avril Lavigne on 'Canadian Idol'

Posted Aug 27th 2010 at 11:31 AM by Joshua Ostroff

A round-up of al-Qaeda-linked terror suspects in Ottawa, Canada, yesterday netted former 'Canadian Idol' contestant Khuram Sher. Though Sher was named in an alleged plot to bomb parliament buildings, he didn't always hold such anti-Western views. During his 2008 audition, Sher offered to sing either Hilary Duff or "April Lavigne." The judges chose Lavigne's 'Complicated' -- an appropriate...

Justin Bieber and Drake Rematch at MuchMusic Video Awards

Posted May 18th 2010 at 01:30 PM by Joshua Ostroff

Justin Bieber and Drake will face off again at the 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards after last month's Juno Awards, where the world's hottest new rapper Drake bested the Biebs as Best New Artist and also won best rap record. Drake leads the 2010 MMVAs with seven nominations, while Bieber earned four nods. Vancouver pop-rocker Hedley, led by former 'Canadian Idol' contestant Jacob Hoggard, won...

Justin Bieber Fever Overtakes Canada

Posted Apr 19th 2010 at 06:58 AM by Joshua Ostroff

Justin Bieber may have come up empty-handed at the 2010 Juno Awards in Canada, but it wasn't for lack of screaming. International superstars Michael Bublé and Drake were the big winners at the annual celebration of the best in Canadian music, but it was the upstart pop star who provided a running theme throughout the awards show. The Bieber phenomenon ruled everywhere from the red...

Justin Bieber Fever Hits Juno Awards While Michael Buble and Drake Win Big

Posted Apr 18th 2010 at 10:45 PM by Joshua Ostroff

Justin Bieber may have come up empty-handed at the 2010 Juno Awards in St John's, Newfoundland, but it wasn't for lack of screaming. International superstars Michael Bublé and Drake may have been the big winners at the annual celebration of the best in Canadian music, but it was the upstart pop star who provided the running theme throughout the awards at Mile One arena. The Bieber...

Miley Cyrus Will Party in Canada as Co-Host of MuchMusic's MMVAs

Posted Apr 12th 2010 at 01:30 PM by Joshua Ostroff

Hot on the heels of her arch-rivals the Jonas Brothers, who helmed the 2009 MuchMusic Video Awards, Miley Cyrus has been announced as co-host for this year's MMVAs in June. Let the tween screaming commence! Not surprisingly, the 17-year-old pop superstar, who has sold 15 million albums, will also be performing at the annual award show/street party in downtown Toronto. "I'm so excited to...

Adam Lambert on 'American Idol,' Manufactured Pop and Paying Dues

Posted Feb 12th 2010 at 12:00 PM by Joshua Ostroff

'American Idol' has been accused of both saving and destroying the music industry ever since it took over pop culture. Now, as a fresh influx of amateur singers attempt to become the next, well, Adam Lambert, last year's surprise non-winner steps up to defend the show that made him a phenomenon. Below, Lambert's thoughts on 'Idol,' pop stars and whether or not he's paid his dues (hint: He has): ...

Watch Janet Jackson's Video Megamix...If You're Nasty!

Posted Nov 18th 2009 at 06:00 PM by Joshua Ostroff

To celebrate this week's release of Janet Jackson's greatest-hits compilation 'Number Ones,' PopEater brings you an exclusive megamix of Ms Jackson's best music videos, from her iconic 1980s-era 'Control' and 'Rhythm Nation' vid to our personal fave, 'Got 'til It's Gone' and beyond... ...

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