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Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez & Harry Connick, Jr. Covered Rihanna, Bruno Mars on ‘American Idol’: Watch

Lopez, Connick Jr. and Urban shared the stage together for a performance of Rihanna’s “Diamonds” and Bruno Mars’ “Locked Out of Heaven.”


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‘American Idol’ Cancelled, Will End Next Year After 15th Season

There will be no more golden tickets.


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Casey James’ Heartfelt Music Journey

KNCI’s Country Uncorked music and wine event will be featuring soulful country heartthrob Casey James, who first stepped into the spotlight when he auditioned for American Idol back in 2010. Casey first picked up a […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–03/02/2015


The Next Carrie Underwood?

As the season of American Idol is underway, a couple of country artists have stood out of the crowd as the top contenders. First, we have singer Anton Bushner, who auditioned with a cover of […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–01/15/2015

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Kelly Clarkson’s Next Album Coming 2015!

According to People, Kelly Clarkson will be releasing her next album in early 2015! After three long years – which included Kelly having her first child – our first American Idol is back in action with […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–12/29/2014

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Kelly Clarkson Performs ‘A Moment Like This’ For Miss Vietnam Pageant

On Dec. 6 Kelly Clarkson got to sing her winning “American Idol” hit, “A Moment Like This” to an audience in Phu Quoc, Vietnam for the 2014 Miss Vietnam DC Pageant. It’s been 12 years […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–12/10/2014

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Carrie Underwood On Baby Names And Decade-Long Success

Carrie Underwood chatted with Today Show host Matt Lauer this morning to talk about how far she’s come in the past decade since her win on American Idol—and of course possible names for her new […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–12/09/2014

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‘The Voice’ Meets ‘Idol’ At Keith Urban Show

That young lady who sang “We Were Us” with Keith Urban at Sleep Train last night: if you were at the show, did you think she looked familiar? Some folks said she did. We had […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–09/08/2014

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Casey James Serenades Music Campers And Gets Something Special In Return

Casey James is a name you’ve probably heard before. His appearance as a top contender on American Idol in 2010 brought him into homes across America. There is no denying the talent of the up-and-coming […]

New Country 105.1 KNCI–06/30/2014

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Interview: Jo Dee Messina On the Power of Kickstarter and New Album ‘Me’

The “Heads Carolina, Tails California” singer is back with her first album in nearly a decade, which she financed through Kickstarter. “I spent the first two weeks dodging bullets,” she said of the process. But for “every dollar that was donated, somebody got something.”