American Idol Season 8 – San Francisco Auditions – Recap

Update: Photos and Recap, after the JUMP – I fixed the John Twiford link… Tatiana Del Toro – Age 23 – San Juan, Puerto Rico – Singer/Actress Model -Â   “Never Loved a Man” by Aretha Franklin – YES – VIDEO Dean-Anthony Bradford – Age 27 – Pasadena, CA – Entrepreneur – “Stars” by Simply […]

Jennifer Hudson Family Murders: William Balfour Pleads Not Guilty

The road to justice is a slow crawl: A man accused of killing three members of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson’s family in Chicago has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder and home invasion.William Balfour entered his plea Tuesday at Cook County Criminal Court in Chicago. Before doing so he nodded to members of […]

Taylor Hicks New Single – “What’s Right is Right” – First Listen

Taylor Hicks new single “What’s Right is Right” from his upcoming album The Distance is available now for a first listen. Check it out HERE. I have to say, I’m not crazy about the easy-listening adult contemporary vibe Taylor has got going here.   Those of you familiar with Taylor’s post-Idol debut album Taylor Hicks […]

Kellie Pickler and Her New Pet Monkey

Kellie has a new pet monkey.   From her myspace: Monkey See…Monkey Do Current mood:  Ãƒâ€š  sassy The “Pickler Family” has gotten bigger….(and no I didn’t have a kid)…I adopted a Marmoset Monkey! She is the cutest little thing. She is so tiny, only weighs 3 ounces right now. I’m not sure exactly what I […]

This Week’s American Idol Auditions: San Francisco 1/20, Louisville 1/21

In case you haven’t checked your local listings… This week’s American Idol audition episodes take place in San Francisco tonight (Tuesday), and Louisville tomorrow night (Wednesday). The episodes begin at 8/7c pm.   News that makes this re-capper very happy? The episodes are cut back to 6o minutes.   We won’t see 2 hour episodes […]

Idols and the Inauguration

President-elect Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States today, and there are some Idol ties to the event. David Archuleta sang the National Anthem at the Latino Ball at Union Station Sunday night. Tonight, he’ll attend the RIAA ball at the Club Ibizia with the likes of Jennifer […]

Idol Headlines for 1/20/09

‘Idol’s’ Bikini Girl Was a Former Hooters Girl Fans of American Idolà ¢Ã¢â€š ¬Ã¢â€ž ¢s infamous bikini girl will hardly be surprised to learn her former profession: Hooters girl. Katrina Darrell, the 21-year-old from California, was recently fired from a West Covina branch of the popular restaurant for leaving repeatedly during the middle of a […]