Idol Headlines for 09/30/11 – The Evening Edition


‘American Idol’ Scotty McCreery Talks Debut Album & High School Graduation

“I could have made a record where I was trying to sound like a 40-year-old country singer, but that’s not what I wanted to do,” McCreery says, adding that he knew he found the right producer as soon as he met Bright. “He knew exactly where I was coming from in the country format, as well as my background in church and the Christian aspect in my life.”

American Idol 11 Judges’ Round Auditions – Pittsburgh, PA – VIDEO


The American Idol 11 crew, including Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Ryan Seacrest auditioned golden ticket winners in the golden triangle Wednesday and Thursday. Oh. That would be Pittsburgh, PA. It’s Idol’s first trip to the Steel City!

About 50 hopefuls auditioned Wednesday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, of which five or six had top-12 potential, according to Randy Jackson.

X Factor Newark/BOR Auditions – Recap Roundup!


The X Factor Recap: Newark State of Mind

Warning: The following recap of Thursday night’s episode of The X Factor will not contain discussions about Guy With Hula-Hoop, Never Been Kissed, Lady Named “Cashmere,” Inappropriately Sexual Duo, Madonna Fan With Regrettably Short T-Shirt, or Guy Who Single-handedly Destroyed Rent.

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Billboard – 10/08/11


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Thursday Ratings: X Factor Stays Steady

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TV Ratings are out via TVByTheNumbers On Fox, The X Factor’s second Thursday outing scored a 3.8 adults 18-49 rating, down 12% from last Thursday’s premiere, but that was still enough to put Fox on top the night’s adults 18-49 ratings race. That’s about the same as Wednesday night. The numbers will probably adjust up […]

Idol Headlines for 09/30/11

Simon Cowell guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live 12:05/11:05c (Repeat)
Steve Jones guests on Piers Morgan, CNN 9 m

Lauren Alaina will appear on Live with Regis and Kelly on Thursday October 13.

Will you tune in for Kelly Clarkson and Meatloaf during this weekend’s Grand Finals?

Former American Idol Kelly Clarkson will be performing at the NRL showdown between the Warriors and the Sea Eagles while Meatloaf is set to perform at Saturday’s massive AFL match between Collingwood and Geelong.