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Paula Abdul

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Paula Abdul

American singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personalityadd

Category: Music

Born in 1962.

Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (12%), Australia (3%)

Main connections: American Idol, Nigel Lythgoe, Simon Cowell

Linked to: People, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Times, Fox Broadcasting Company

 

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Paula Abdul was born in 1962 add something


1980

In 1980, she graduated from Van Nuys High School and was voted girl with the funniest laugh. add something

 

Tina Landon - She began her dance career as a Laker Girl in the 1980s when Paula Abdul was the choreographer

 

Vision of Love - While the production of the song was typical of late 1980s pop, the vocals were not, being much more showy and expressing a wider range than artists popular at the time such as Paula Abdul and Debbie Gibson


1987

In 1987, Abdul used her savings to make a singing demo. add something


1988

In 1988, Abdul released her pop debut album, Forever Your Girl. add something

 

Elijah Wood - Wood modeled and did local commercials before moving with his family to Los Angeles in 1988, where he got his first break in the video for Paula Abdul's "Forever Your Girl", directed by David Fincher, followed by a pivotal role in TV film "Child in the Night" and a minor role in "Back to the Future Part II" as a boy playing video games in the 80s Cafe


1991

In 1991, Abdul embraced advertising and starred in a popular Diet Coke commercial in which she danced with a digital image of her idol, a young Gene Kelly. add something

 

Abdul was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in December 1991. add something

 

LA Gear - Two of the most notable celebrities to endorse the shoes were Michael Jackson, who promoted shoes for both men and women, and Paula Abdul, who was signed away from Reebok in 1991 and whose shoe ://www


1992

Emilio Estevez - On April 29, 1992, Estevez married singer-choreographer Paula Abdul


1995

By 1995, Paula Abdul had recovered from her battle with the eating disorder bulimia nervosa and prepared to return to the spotlight with her new album Head over Heels. add something

 

In 1995, Abdul released a dance workout video entitled Paula Abdul's Get Up and Dance/, a fast-paced, hip-hop style workout. add something

 

Crystal Bernard - She co-wrote the song "If I Were Your Girl" with Rhett Lawrence, which appeared on the Paula Abdul album "Head over Heels" in 1995

 

Ofra Haza - She recorded "My Love Is for Real" with Paula Abdul in 1995 and on Sarah Brightman's album "Harem", Haza's vocals were included on "Mysterious Days", thanks to an idea by Brightman's partner Frank Peterson , who produced both "Harem" and the album "Ofra Haza"


1996

Another short-lived marriage for Paula Abdul was to clothing designer Brad Beckerman, in 1996. add something


1997

In January 1997, Abdul starred in the ABC television movie Touched by Evil, playing a businesswoman who discovers that her boyfriend is a serial rapist. add something


1998

Abdul served as the choreographer for several film and theater productions, including the 1998 musical Reefer Madness and the cheerleading scenes in the 1999 film American Beauty. add something

 

In 1998, she released a second video called Cardio Dance. add something


2000

In 2000, AbdulÂ’s Paula Abdul: Greatest Hits CD was released by Virgin Records. add something


2001

Abdul co-produced a 2001 pilot episode of Skirts, a dramatic series that would have aired on MTV about a high-school cheerleading squad; Abdul was set to appear as the head coach. add something


2002

In 2002, Abdul appeared as one of three judges for the reality television music competition show American Idol. add something


2005

After reading these allegations on message boards, Abdul told People magazine in April 2005 that she suffered from chronic pain for years following a "cheerleading accident" at age 17 and was diagnosed with reflex sympathetic dystrophy in November 2004. add something

 

In December 2005, Abdul launched a cheerleading/fitness/dance DVD series called Cardio Cheer, which is marketed to children and teenage girls involved with cheerleading and dance. add something

 

Dancing with the Stars (U.S. TV series) - More than 30 former cast members and pros returned, with interviews with Stacy Keibler, Lisa Rinna, Jerry Springer, Vivica A. Fox, Joey Fatone, Kenny May 2005 ne, Sabrina Bryan, and former winners Kelly Monaco, Drew Lachey, and Apolo Anton Ohno. Other appearances, besides the season six cast, included Paula Abdul , Jane Seymour, Ian Ziering, Mark Cuban, Wayne Newton, Leeza Gibbons, Harry Hamlin, Shandi Finnessey and Helio Castroneves


2006

On Valentine's Day 2006, Abdul appeared on Dr. Phil as part of a prime time special on love and relationships. add something

 

In March 2006, Fox announced that Abdul had signed to stay on American Idol as a judge for at least three more years. add something


2007

In 2007, Paula Abdul Jewelry launched its nationwide consumer debut on QVC, with the tagline "fashion jewelry designed with heart and soul. add something

 

Paula Abdul's second greatest-hits CD, Greatest Hits: Straight Up/, was released by Virgin Records on May 8, 2007. add something

 

The series was produced by Scott Sternberg Productions and debuted on June 28, 2007. add something

 

In February 2007, Abdul told Us Weekly that she had never been drunk or used illegal drugs and called the allegations "lies. add something

 

In mid July 2007, Abdul announced that she had begun dating J.T. Torregiani, a restaurant owner 12 years her junior. add something


2008

She made a brief guest appearance in season 3 episode 1 of the British television Comedy-Drama Hotel Babylon, which aired in the United Kingdom on February 19, 2008. add something

 

In January 2008, Abdul returned to the music charts for the first time in nearly 13 years with the single "Dance Like There's No Tomorrow," the first track on the album Randy Jackson's Music Club Vol 1. add something

 

In February 2008, it was reported she was to be working on a new album. add something


2009

Guardi, who became a fellow judge on American Idol in 2009. add something

 

In January 2009, Abdul hosted "RAH/," a 90-minute cheerleading competition on MTV. "RAH/" featured five collegiate squads competing in a series of challenges with Abdul crowning one the winner. add something

 

In May 2009, Abdul debuted her latest song "I'm Just Here for the Music" (originally an unreleased song from Kylie Minogue's ninth album Body Language) on the Ryan Seacrest Radio KIIS-FM show and performed the single on the American Idol results show. add something

 

Lina Esco - In 2009, Esco guest starred in an episode of Drop Dead Diva series with Paula Abdul, where she played a lingerie model who'd been fired for going public about her breast cancer surviving story

 

Kris Allen - On June 7, 2009, Allen performed the National Anthem at Game 2 of the 2009 NBA Finals to a packed house including Adam Levine, Jack Nicholson, Rihanna, Paula Abdul and Leonardo DiCaprio

 

Ellen DeGeneres - On September 9, 2009, it was confirmed that DeGeneres would replace Paula Abdul as a judge of the ninth season of "American Idol"


2010

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Brian Friedman - Friedman's contract ended with the UK show in 2010, and he was re-contracted to work on the American version of the show, "The X Factor USA", alongside the contestants and the judges; Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, L.A. Reid, Paula Abdul and formerly Cheryl Cole

 

Tyce Diorio - In 2010, he played himself in the motion picture "Move" along with others including Mia Michaels, Paula Abdul, Wade_Robson and Nigel Lythgoe

 

Kimberly Wyatt - In October 2010, it was announced that Wyatt along with Paula Abdul and Travis Payne will be judges on Live to Dance, the US version of Got to Dance


2011

Abdul kicked off 2011 by serving as lead judge, executive producer, creative partner, mentor and coach on CBS' new dancing competition, Live to Dance Abdul said that unlike American Idol, her new show is less about "competition" and more about "celebration. add something

 

On May 8, 2011, it was announced that Abdul would rejoin Simon Cowell on the first season of the American version of "The X Factor" add something

 

The series premiered on September 21, 2011 add something

 

Cheryl Cole - On 5 May 2011, it was officially announced after months of speculation that Cole would appear as a judge alongside Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid, and Paula Abdul on the American version of "The X Factor"


2012

In January 2012, Abdul announced that she would not be returning as a judge for the show's second season add something

 

On October 15, 2012, Abdul served as a guest judge during week four of the "All-Stars version" of "Dancing with the Stars" add something


2013

On April 18, 2013, Abdul appeared on the Top 5 results show of season 12 of "American Idol" to compliment contestant Candice Glover on her performance of "Straight Up" add something

 

On July 9, 2013, Abdul will be a guest judge on the tenth season of "So You Think You Can Dance" add something

 

In October 2013, Abdul was named as a judge on the revamped "So You Think You Can Dance Australia", set to air on Network Ten in 2014 add something

 

Wade Robson - Mia Michaels, Paula Abdul, Tyce_Diorio and Nigel Lythgoe will appear in the film, which will be released in 2013

 

Anggun - She subsequently joined the judging panel of the television special "X Factor Around the World", alongside Paula Abdul, Louis_Walsh, Daniel Bedingfield, and Ahmad Dhani, on 24 August 2013


2014

In April 2014, Abdul was a guest judge on "RuPaul's Drag Race" add something

 

In June 2014, Abdul made a cameo appearance on the Australian soap opera "Neighbours" and shared scenes with established character Karl Kennedy add something


2015

On 2015 Abdul made a guest appearance on the comedy sitcom Real Husbands of Hollywood on it's Season 4 premiere add something

 

In November 16, 2015, Abdul along with Charles "Chucky" Klapow, Renee Richie and Nakul Dev Mahajan won the World Choreography award for Outstanding Choreography Digital Format for the video 'Check Yourself' add something

 

In November 22, 2015, Paula Abdul and Donnie Wahlberg present Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock at the 43rd American Music Awards add something

 

Jason Derulo - On January 22, 2015, Dick Clark Productions announced that Derulo would be a judge in the upcoming 12th season of "So You Think You Can Dance", alongside new judge Paula Abdul and returning judge Nigel Lythgoe


2016

On August 6, 2016, Paula Abdul performed a full headling set for the first time in 26 years at the Mixtape Festival in Hershey, Pennsylvania add something


2017

In January 2017, Abdul announced that she would be returning as a judge for its fourteenth season because of her tour schedule add something

 

The tour began on May 12 in Columbus, Ohio and concluded on July 16, 2017 in Hollywood, Florida, for a total of 47 shows add something


2018

The tour is scheduled to begin in Morristown, New Jersey on October 3 and conclude in Indio, California on November 17, 2018, for a total of 27 shows add something


 

Abdul performed a medley of her greatest hits at the 2019 "Billboard" Music awards, closing out the show add something

 

On June 7, 2019, Abdul opened LA Pride add something