‘American Idol’ finale audience drops to record low, reflecting show’s declining popularity

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – Ratings for the “American Idol” finale plunged to a record low for the 12-year-old show. According to Nielsen Co. figures Friday, Candice Glover’s victory over Kree Harrison was watched by 14.3 million viewers. That’s a 33 per cent drop from the year before, when 21.5 million viewers saw Phillip Phillips...

Mahmoud & Gosaye at the Iconic Howard Theatre in D.C – Memorial Day Weekend

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Washington, D.C. (TADIAS.com) – The iconic Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. is hosting an Ethiopian concert during Memorial Day weekend. Singers Mahmoud Ahmed and Gosaye Tesfaye are scheduled to perform on Saturday, May 26th. Organizers say the duo will be the first Ethiopian musicians to grace the historic venue. The Howard Theatre was built in 1910, and has featured almost...