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Gil Kaufman


Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Gil:

Ryan Seacrest Didn't 'Have Any Kind of Stroke' During the 'American Idol' Finale, He's Just Super Tired

After some viewers expressed concern of slurred words and imbalanced eyes on Sunday night's (May 17) American Idol finale, a spokesperson for Ryan Seacrest said he's just really tired. → Read More

'American Idol' Season 18 Winner Crowned in First At-Home Finale

Sunday night's (May 17) American Idol finale crowned the season 18 champ in the most unusual coronation in the show's nearly two-decade history. → Read More

'American Idol' Top 7 Make Their Final Argument to the Nation, Describe Dream Debut Album

Billboard asked the American Idol season 18 top seven to dream about what their debut album might sound like and make a final pitch to the public for their vote. → Read More

Lionel Richie & 'American Idol' Showrunners Hope the Finale Performances Inspire Fans 'To Help and Support Each Other'

Here's a glimpse at Katy Perry's "Daisies" TV debut and Lionel Richie's very special "We Are The World" reboot for the American Idol season finale. → Read More

Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Demi Lovato & More Starring in Netflix's 'Eurovision Song Contest': Hear First Song

Will Ferrell, Demi Lovato and more star in Netflix's upcoming Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. Check out the first song. → Read More

Katy Perry Says 'Daisies' Is an 'Anthem For Myself' After a Dark Time

Katy Perry dialed in to Zane Lowe's Apple Music show to talk about her new single "Daisies." → Read More

Coronavirus Hasn't Stopped These Artists From Filming Awesome Music Videos From Home

Billboard takes a look at some of the best music videos filmed from home during the COVID-19 lockdown. → Read More

Maroon 5 to Reschedule 2020 North American Summer Tour

Maroon 5 won't be coming to an amphitheater or stadium near you this year, the band announced on Friday (May 15). → Read More

What's Better Than Joyner Lucas' 'Will?' A Remix With the Fresh Prince Himself

"Will Remix (Feat. Will Smith)" dropped on Friday (May 15). → Read More

Watch Adam Levine Surprise a Nurse, Admit He Misses 'Voice' Pal Blake Shelton

In an ongoing tribute to the hard-working health care professionals who are toiling to keep us all safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, Jimmy Kimmel brought in a ringer on Thursday night (May 15) to brighten one nurse's day. Connecticut wellness nurse Samantha Brown works at an assisted living facility and she told Kimmel that she and her team love the residents and spend all day… → Read More

See What Tiana Major9 Is Cooking Up During Quarantine: Exclusive

East London's Tiana Major9 cooked up a glimpse at how she's living under quarantine in Billboard's latest IGTV video. → Read More

Every One of Your Favorite Comedians Covered 'Weird Al' Yankovic's 'Eat It': Watch

Watch the all-star cover of "Weird Al" Yankovic's iconic food-obsessed 1984 hit "Eat It." → Read More

Get a Signed 'Stuck with U' CD From Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber, But Hurry Up!

It's for charity. → Read More

Guns N' Roses Support MusiCares COVID Relief With Trump-Baiting T-Shirt

"Live N' Let Die With COVID 45" → Read More

Rhino Charges Off 'Masked Singer' After Intense Semi-Final: 'Singing on Stage Is Quite Scary to Me'

Billboard spoke with the Rhino before his elimination on the May 13 Masked Singer semi-final to find out how he leveraged his musical upbringing. → Read More

Justin Bieber Gets a Facial and Skin Care Confidence Boost From Hailey in 'Biebers on Watch' Episode: Watch

On the May 13 episode of 'The Biebers on Watch,' Hailey Bieber gives Justin Bieber a facial and a confidence boost. → Read More

Ariana Grande Reveals She and Doja Cat Have a Collab, Why She's Not Putting Out an Album Now & More

Ariana Grande talked about her love for Fiona Apple, Rihanna and other mjor female superstars, her unreleased Doja Cat collab and more in a new interview. → Read More

Ken Jeong Is Always Wrong, But Never More Than in This 'Masked Singer' Clip: Exclusive

At this point one thing is clear: Ken Jeong is almost always wrong. The good doctor has always made his wild swing-and-a-miss guesses on The Masked Singer entertaining by spinning elaborate, often hard-to-follow theories about which celebrities are undercover on the show. But sometimes his goofball guesses are so off-track you just have to laugh. Case on point: in an exclusive preview clip from… → Read More

Duffy Asks Fans How They're Doing, Encourages Them to Share Their Stories Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Duffy encouraged fans on Tuesday (May 12) to share their own experiences. → Read More

Pat Boone Remembers Little Richard: 'He Knew His Music Was Good for Me... And I Was Good for His Music'

Pat Boone speaks to Billboard about how his early covers of Little Richard boosted both their careers and how the two men bonded over their religious convictions later in life. → Read More