Phillip Phillips ready for Belmont show

Phillip Phillips ready for Belmont show

When American Idol winner Phillip Phillips hits the stage at the Curb Event Center on Sunday, he wants to see the crowd up and out of their seats. “I’m in a good mood this week, a good dancing mood. I hope Belmont is not scared to dance,” he said. Phillips, an acoustically-based […]

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‘Idol’ puts two with Belmont ties through televised auditions

‘Idol’ puts two with Belmont ties through televised auditions

Since “American Idol”’s television debut in 2002, aspiring artists have dreamed of receiving a “golden ticket” and starting down the path to win the title. Like former Belmont students and finalists Kimberly Locke before them, recent Belmont alumnus Griffin Peterson and senior Rachel Hale both went through season 12 auditions […]

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Phillips coming to Curb for April concert

Phillips coming to Curb for April concert

“American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips will come to campus guitar in hand in April for a Curb Event Center concert. Tickets for the Sun., April 21 concert will be sold at ticketsnashville.com and the Curb Event Center box office starting Tuesday. Student tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $15 […]

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Doolittle dishes during convo

Doolittle dishes during convo

Belmont alumna Melinda Doolittle has come a long way since her days as Bruiser, the Belmont Bruins mascot. In fact, she’s far exceeded her own dreams. After finishing third on the sixth season of American Idol, Doolittle never dreamed she would be returning to Belmont as a celebrity like she […]

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Darden nabs Hollywood on ‘American Idol’

Darden nabs Hollywood on ‘American Idol’

Tough, mentally draining and physically demanding are just a few of the ways in which Belmont student Steven Darden would describe his recent journey that brought him to Hollywood on the current season of “American Idol.”

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