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'American Idol' surprise SuperVote: Ben Briley vs. Neco Starr

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American Idol has really done it this time. They’re pitting two of the semifinalist guys — authentic country crooner Ben Briley, 24, and flashy vocal dazzler Neco Starr, 22 — against each other for YOUR VOTE — tonight! It honestly seems wildly unfair and random to me that the vote needs to be between these specific guys. Neco was battling sickness and didn’t sound anywhere near his best in the Solo Night footage shown along with the voting info. (All of that is below.) We’ll learn which guy gets to stay during next week’s special-night show on Tuesday, in which the Top 15 girls will sing for votes for the first time.

So there’s really a Top 31 instead of a Top 30, but only 29 are for sure. And they are…. READ FULL STORY

TV Recap: 'Broad City,' 'American Idol,' and 'Super Fun Night'

If you couldn’t catch last night’s new episodes of Broad City, American Idol, or Super Fun Night, don’t worry: We’ve got our video recaps here. Watch below! READ FULL STORY

'American Idol' has its first openly gay contestant in 2014

Of course it’s sad that this is a news headline, that it took this long, that this is reality. But hey, let’s be happy about it instead — someone had to break the ice! M.K. Nobilette, 20, is officially the first openly gay contestant on American Idol. It’s really just a crazy technicality: Gay contestants in the past had never spoken of their sexuality on camera, seemingly by the show’s design.

“I’m very obviously gay, and there are always gonna be people in America and everywhere else who will definitely hate me,” said Nobilette while waiting to hear her Hollywood Week fate before the judges. “But I think that in the last two years there have been a lot of things that have really changed that, and have made it a positive thing.”

“Thank goodness,” murmured Harry Connick Jr.

The lack of openly gay contestants on Idol started to become a particularly glaring omission after NBC rival The Voice featured several openly gay contestants. Nobilette is part of season 13’s Top 30, along with…. READ FULL STORY

PopWatch Planner: The Super Bowl, the Sochi Olympics, 'The Monuments Men', and more

Yes, this week is a little heavy on the sporting events. Between the Super Bowl and the kick-off of the Sochi Olympics, it’s simply something we can’t ignore. However, the good news for non-sports fans is that there are plenty of other entertainment options to go around. Some of your favorite shows are returning, some of your favorite reality shows just keep getting better, and did I mention that George Clooney will be hitting the big screen? Here’s what this week has in store:

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TV Recap: 'American Idol,' 'Parks and Recreation,' and 'Project Runway: Under the Gunn' -- VIDEO

Did you miss Thursday night’s episodes of American Idol, Parks and Recreation, or Project Runway: Under the Gunn? Catch up with our recap videos below! READ FULL STORY

Watch a 16-year-old Keith Urban sing Air Supply on Aussie TV talent show -- VIDEO

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A video of a young Keith Urban competing on the Aussie TV talent show New Faces in 1983 was uploaded to YouTube last month. While a few country music and radio station blogs spotted it, it needs to be adored by the masses. The future American Idol judge performs his countrymen’s song “All Out of Love” and gets mixed reviews from the panel, which could foresee his bright future.  READ FULL STORY

TV Recap: 'American Horror Story,' 'American Idol,' and 'Broad City' -- VIDEO

Did you miss Wednesday night’s episodes of American Horror Story: Coven, American Idol, or Broad City? Catch up with our recap videos below! READ FULL STORY

TV Recap: 'American Idol,' 'Parenthood,' and 'Parks and Recreation' -- VIDEO

Did you miss Thursday’s episodes of American Idol, Parenthood, or Parks and Recreation? Catch up with our recap videos below! READ FULL STORY

TV Recap: 'American Idol,' 'American Horror Story,' and 'Broad City' -- VIDEO

Did you miss the Jan. 22 episodes of American Idol, American Horror Story: Coven, or Broad City? Catch up with our recap videos below! READ FULL STORY

TV Recap: 'American Idol,' 'Community,' and 'Parks and Recreation'

Did you miss the Jan. 16 episodes of American Idol, Community or Parks and Recreation? Catch up with our TV Recap below! READ FULL STORY

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