Think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Alabama winner of “American Idol”? Well, it’s time to take the first step toward that goal. The ABC reality series is holding live virtual auditions for Alabama on Aug. 15, using Zoom for its open-call format. Singers can sign up online via the “Idol” website, registering for Zoom chats that will connect them with producers and other staffers for the show.
(ENGLEWOOD, NJ) -- Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) has announced exciting new shows for the fall 2022 season; all of which will take place in the newly renovated theater. Kids and parents alike will delight in the musical experience of Peppa Pig’s Adventure, featuring lovable characters from the hit animated TV show, on Saturday, October 15; platinum-selling American R&B, pop, and gospel singer Ruben Studdard, who rose to fame as winner of the second season of “American Idol,” pays tribute to the legendary Luther Vandross in a stunning new show on Thursday, October 27; and the rock duo Air Supply will play their greatest hits on Sunday, November 13.
American Idol winner Ruben Studdard has seen highs and lows in his career all while maintaining the voice that America fell in love with back in 2003. The singer has taken over the Billboard charts and the Broadway stage. With a career reaching two decades, Studdard continues to show us why he was crowned the Idol champion.
Birmingham’s Ruben Studdard returned to “American Idol” on Monday night, performing on a special episode called the “Great Idol Reunion.”. The idea was to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the reality TV series with splashy performances by former winners and other high-profile contestants. Studdard certainly qualifies in that regard, as the enormously popular champ of Season Two in 2003.
Ruben Studdard went from American Idol to a global singing sensation, and he recently returned to the ABC stage to relive the start of his career. So it’s no wonder that fans were wondering what his fortune looks like today. He rose to fame as winner of the second...
Longtime fans of American Idol likely remember Ruben Studdard. As the champion of the 2003 season of the hit singing competition, Ruben made quite a name for himself in the music world. At the time, his successes even landed him a Grammy nomination as well as the respect and adoration of huge industry players and millions of fans alike.
Democratic candidate, former American Idol star Clay Aiken performs in Durham alongside Ruben Studdard
Durham, N.C. — Two former American idol stars came together in downtown Durham Saturday to settle a friendly rivalry and perform on stage. Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard, known for their competition on American Idol, held a rally for Aiken's congressional campaign. American Idol Season 2, in 2003, was neck-and-neck between the two singers until Studdard beat Aiken in the finale.
7NewsDC — It was 19 years ago when powerhouse vocalist Ruben Studdard won hearts around the country, becoming just the second winner of "American Idol." The lovable Grammy nominee has since released six albums, including the acclaimed "Ruben Sings Luther." You can see him perform those tracks and more this Sunday for two shows at DC's City Winery.
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Live at the Walker Theatre on Monday, March 28, American Idol Winner and upcoming UTC faculty member Ruben Studdard taught an open masterclass featuring UTC’s own Singing Mocs. During the masterclass he worked with the ensemble to refine their vocal performance techniques, in time for their spring concert this Wednesday, March 30.
Lauren Alaina, Lee DeWyze and Chayce Beckham will also be back for tonight's episode. ALSO: Ava Maybee, the 20-year-old daughter of Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, auditions for Idol.
‘American Idol’: Jordin Sparks, Chayce Beckham, Ruben Studdard and other former winners return to competition as mentors
Ruben Studdard won “American Idol” in 2003, during the show’s second season. Next week, Studdard teams up with season 19 winner Chayce Beckham and others as the show’s mentors. “All will be returning to #AmericanIdol starting next Monday,” the show tweeted, along with the announcement of...
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Music Division has announced that American Idol winner Ruben Studdard will be joining as full time faculty Fall 2022. Studdard has been teaching two master classes at UTC for The Singing Mocs. Studdard presented a masterclass on March 7, during rehearsal and offered advice and singing tips.
CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The deal is done and singer Ruben Studdard will become a member of the UTC faculty. The American Idol winner from Birmingham will teach two courses next fall. He has increased his ties to the local university since they hired a close friend of his in...
Taylor Wells is a believer. After he gave her a bit of advice, she has no doubt: Ruben Studdard knows his stuff. “He was definitely right,” she said. A junior in English at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Wells is a member of the Singing Mocs. Studdard, winner of the “American Idol” competition in 2003, was at UTC to give a masterclass to the ensemble as it rehearsed, to listen, give tips and offer advice.
Back in 2003, the season 2 finale of "American Idol" between singers Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken was a TV ratings bonanza drawing 38.1 million viewers. Fans were separated into opposing camps and in the end Studdard won by a small margin. Throughout his time on the show, Studdard, 43,...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is adding star power to its staff. UTC announced last Friday that Season 2 American Idol winner and Grammy award-nominated recording artist Ruben Studdard will join the university's Music Division. The university says Studdard will lead a series of master...