Chris tweeted on Saturday, “So #SDCC has been awesome but it is so exhausting. One more day then back to the studio”.
Later, Chris tweeted, “Our boy Robin KILLED it today! Knocked out 6 tunes! Very proud. Sounds incredible”
Lauren Alaina tweeted, “Long day in the studio! Finished five songs for my album”
Kelly Clarkson posts, “I’ll be playing a benefit show to raise money for The Human League on 8/6 in Sudbury, ON Canada! For more information and to find out how to purchase tickets, visit http://www.humanleague.on.ca/events.htm.”
David Cook tweets, “I LOVE NEW YORK! One of my favorite cities… but we’re not playing there on July 28th. Not sure where that came from. Sorry about that.”
‘America’s Got Talent’ scoop: Welcome, Stevie Nicks!
Next up on America’s Got Talent…Stevie Nicks! EW has learned exclusively that the singer-songwriter will perform live on the NBC show Wednesday. She’ll be joined by Fighting Gravity, last season’s finalist.
Next week’s live show will include a visit from The Voice coach Adam Levine and his posse: Maroon 5 is the night’s big performer, along Jason Derulo.
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Scotty McCreery Interview with K92FM
Scotty has been writing songs on the bus.
Lauren Alaina Interview with K92FM
Lauren says she is half-way done with her album
Clay Aiken Takes the Stand in a Mail-Order Bride Scam on ‘Drop Dead Diva’ (VIDEO)
Former ‘American Idol’ finalist Clay Aiken got to try out his acting chops Sunday on ‘Drop Dead Diva’ (Sundays, 9PM on Lifetime), playing a witness in a case of a mail-order-bride scam. Aiken played Tyler, the former husband of Irina, the mail-order bride in question. Grayson and Kim were representing Hank the Bailiff, who once had a crush on Jane and was dumped by Irina.
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“Idol’s” Magnus To Open SummerWind Series Aug. 6
Siobhan Evelyn Magnus was the Cape Cod free spirit who gained a lot of attention on Season 9 of “American Idol,” not only with her voice but her look, as well. Magnus, who made it to the semi-finals in the reality show competition, will open the SS&C SummerWind Performing Arts magnus2_opt.jpgCenter season on Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Windsor. The talented performer and songwriter has turned 21, released her first song and is adjusting to life as a star. Enjoying some down time are her home in Barnstable, Magnus was fresh out of the shower and enjoying just being home again when she Spilled the Beans with Java.
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Jennifer Lopez Celebrates 42nd Birthday With Some Very Famous Friends
At least that’s what it looks like for newly solo Jennifer Lopez. The American Idol judge turned 42 this weekend and celebrated in serious style, with friends and family and, reportedly, some very famous faces:
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The singer was reportedly joined by none other than Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes at their friend Loren Ridinger’s private mansion in Miami. No word on what the celebs did to celebrate, but Market America head honcho Loren lent us a hint:
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7/26 Peach Buzz. A low-key night for Usher, Ted Turner
Last year, a throng of screaming tween girls crammed into the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre for Usher’s New Look Foundation awards gala, jockeying for a glimpse of Justin Bieber and shrieking at his every word. The audience exploded when former President Bill Clinton walked onto the stage. This year, not so much. The Friday night event had a more corporate feel, with folks like Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce president Sam Williams, GE vice chairman John Rice and executives from Ford, a major sponsor, strolling down the red carpet.
A few entertainers attended, including “American Idol” alum Melinda Doolittle, but they were outnumbered by guys in suits.
Read more at Access Atlanta
Jennifer Lopez and American Idol: Where’s the New Contract?
“She just has to work one thing out,” a source says of the final negotiations. “It’s nothing major. An announcement will probably be made within the next week or two weeks at the latest.”
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Amy Winehouse Cause of Death Not Disclosed After Autopsy
Sharon Duff, a coroner at St Pancras Coroner’s Court in North London, said that a “Section 20″ postmortem had been carried out on the body of the 27-year old singer, who died Saturday, but Duff did not disclose any of its findings.
A Section 20 postmortem, as Winehouse had, however, implies that the Coroner believes “there is reasonable cause to suspect that a person has died a violent or unnatural death or in any other way which would require an inquest,” according to guidelines. It suggests that the authorities are mounting a more lengthy and serious investigation into the circumstances around Winehouse’s death, although the Coroner also reported that at the scene had been investigated by police and “determined non-suspicious.”
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‘Glee Project’ removes Amy Winehouse joke
In the episode, Glee creator Ryan Murphy teased Alex, a contestant on the show: “I’m surprised you didn’t come out here dressed like Amy Winehouse. Why didn’t you?” Alex said he could go change — and then the audio dropped out. The deleted line, first reported by the Boston Herald, was of Glee choreographer Zach Woodlee joking that all Alex needed was “a mop and a bottle,” sparking Murphy and others to laugh.
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