Idol Headlines for 4/20/12

Colton Dixon, Phillip Phillips, Kris Allen, Joshua Ledet

‘American Idol’s’ Taylor Hicks Announces Las Vegas Residency – The Birmingham, Ala., native has signed on with Caesars Entertainment-owned Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino for a three-month residency starting June 26. “It’s a true full-circle moment for me,” Hicks tells The Hollywood Reporter. He’ll perform every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at The Indigo. […]

Scotty McCreery, Jennifer Hudson, Mandisa Nominated For Billboard Music Awards


American Idol winner, Scotty McCreery, has been nominated for 2 Billboard Music Awards in the New Artist and Country Album (Clear as Day) categories, while Season 5 alum, Mandisa nabbed a nomination in the Christian song (Stronger) category.

Season 4 winner and country superstar, Carrie Underwood is scheduled to perform.