Phillip Phillips performs at the Bosom Ball Soundcheck Party in Covington KY.
Bump in his career – NASHVILLE/SINGAPORE – When David Cook went onstage during an episode of American Idol in May, the song he sang could have been written for his record label at the time, RCA. The Last Song I’ll Write For You, a break-up ballad, was followed by the shocking announcement later in the night that he had been dropped by his label. He had released two post-Idol albums with the label. It’s a familiar story by now – the first five male winners of American Idol were all dropped by their record labels after weak album sales. – Read more at AsiaOne
Lucy Hale Talks ‘Pretty LIttle Liars’ Halloween Episode & Adam
Kris Allen Joins Bruce Springsteen For Little Kids Rock – Last night at an event honoring E Street band guitarist, Steven Van Zandt, Kris Allen earned the biggest compliment of his career. The American Idol winner was asked to be a part of the event by Little Steven’s wife, Maureen. He became friends with the couple through his relationship with the night’s host, Little Kids Rock, a non-profit that works to restore and revitalize music education programs in U.S. public schools. – Read more at Radio Alice
THE CAMERA LOVES HER – Carrie Underwood will be right at home when she co-hosts the annual Country Music Awards telecast on Nov. 1, but not just because this is the fifth time she and Brad Paisley have teamed up to host the star-studded show. Armed with a degree in mass communications from Oklahoma’s Northeastern State University, the Muskogee-born singer and songwriter is qualified to work on both sides of the camera when the latest edition of the CMAs airs next month on ABC. – Read more at UT San Diego
Anna Trebunskaya and Jonathan Roberts of Dancing with the Stars to Divorce – Dancing with the Stars professional dancers Anna Trebunskaya and Jonathan Roberts have decided to end their nine-year marriage, they tell PEOPLE exclusively. “We have enjoyed more than a decade of a very loving, loyal and happy relationship, but after much soul searching, we have decided to end our marriage. We are committed to staying friends and dance partners. We have immense respect for each other as people and performers,” the pair said in a joint statement Wednesday. – Read more at People Magazine
Britney Spears Buys $8.5 MILLION Mansion with Jason Trawick – Britney Spears has left Calabasas … and moved into a brand new $8.5 MILLION mansion even further away from all of the Hollywood madness. The 8,456 square foot home is located inside a swanky private community in Thousand Oaks, CA — about 16 miles from Brit’s old mansion in Calabasas. Here are the stats — 5 bedrooms, 7 baths, wine cellar, home theater and massive infinity pool. We’re told Britney made the move because she’s starting a new life with fiance Jason Trawick … and wants to be in a new home in a secure location. The move puts Britney even further away from the hub of Hollywood — but we’ve learned Brit will stay in a super-fancy L.A. hotel when “X Factor” comes to Los Angeles in a few weeks. Read more at TMZ