Short Bits on Season 6

Short Bits on Season 6 The powers-that-be promise a “big event” mid-way through the upcoming season of American Idol. Says producer Cecile Frot-Coutaz, “If there’s one thing that makes American Idol so big, it’s a huge event…something we’re working on is a big-event show sometime in the middle of the season, something that will blow America […]

Nadia Turner Co-hosts The View

Quick Note Nadia Turner, 8th place Season 4, will be co-hosting The View today.  Nadia was one of my favorites that season, so I’m looking forward to hearing what she’s been up to lately.  She’s promoting a movie called “A Taste of Us”. Blogger JD Matthews has posted a trailer here.

Let’s Do The Numbers

Let’s Do The Numbers Soundscan numbers are in.  Taylor Hicks debut album dropped last Tuesday, and his first week numbers came in just shy of 300,000 at 298,199.  Taylor’s number came in under Season 5 4th place finisher Chris Daughtry, whose debut album DAUGHTRY sold 303K first week out. Meanwhile, DAUGHTRY had another solid week of sales, charting at #7 and selling another 180,903.  His total after […]

Jennifer Hudson on the Tonight Show

Jennifer Hudson on the Tonight Show Interview.  She gets a long segment and is very comfortable on the couch. Fun Fact: 782 actresses auditioned for the role of Effie White in “Dreamgirls”..   Performance.  “One Night Only”  Watching Jennifer become a STAR is so damn cool…