Idol Headlines for 04/20/12 – The Evening Edition

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Kelly Clarkson’s “Darkside” music video is now in production. “What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger)” director, Shane Drake, is at the helm. (Video Static)

Scotty McCreery will play the Vermont State Fair on Saturday, September 8th. (Vermont State Fair Facebook)

The American Idol11 winner and runner up are set to play the Today Show summer series on May 31. (Today Show)

Colton Dixon Satellite Interview and Media Roundup (UPDATED)

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UPDATED: Colton Dixon spoke with reporters by phone this afternoon about his elimination, plans for the future, his favorite judge, what he would have performed next week for Queen week, and more. At the bottom of the page, check out a round up of interviews from around the web.

Watch for updates!

Idol Headlines for 4/20/12

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‘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

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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.