Idol Headlines for 10/23/12

Constantine Maroulis performs in Jekyll & Hyde the Musical at Carol Morsani Hall in Tampa, FL.
Michael Johns performs at the Grand Opening of the Hard Rock Cancun.
Lauren Alaina performs at Cowboys in Orlando, FL. – Via American Idol

Adam Lambert guest stars on the Pretty Little Liars Halloween special, tonight on ABC Family at 8/7c pm.

Scotty McCreery is scheduled to perform songs from Christmas with Scotty McCreery, live on QVC today at 2 PM (ET)

The Full Top 16 will be revealed on tonight’s special 1 hour X Factor airing at 9:30 pm.

Adam Lambert Interview with OK Magazine Australia

Covington on cowboys, gangs and his upcoming show – Country singer Bucky Covington is getting ready for his show in Hamlet with another “American Idol” finalist, Kellie Pickler, and said he is excited to come home to Richmond County. Pickler and Covington are scheduled to perform at Cole Auditorium on Thursday and Friday. In an exclusive interview with the Daily Journal on Monday, Covington said even being close to the Carolinas makes him nostalgic. – Read more at The Richmond County Daily Journal

Peta Murgatroyd’s Dancing Blog: Gilles Marini Is More Than a ‘Sexy French Man’ – Gilles and I did unexpectedly well last week. It was such a stressful week for both of us that coming out with three 10s in the end was pretty amazing. When I heard the scores, I had my hands to my face and I was just like, “Oh, my gosh, I can’t believe they whipped out those 10s.” I didn’t think they were going to give 10s until week six or seven. It was a huge surprise and a huge relief, because it meant all the hard work has paid off. – Read more at People.com

‘Amazing Race’: Gary and Will Explain Their Constant Bickering, Discuss ‘Shocking’ Elimination –  Gary Wojnar and Will Chiola’s luck on The Amazing Race finally ran out in the fourth leg. The team — which, as Gary noted, had just come off the “greatest comeback ever” in the previous leg of the race after being U-turned — were eliminated in Sunday night’s episode.- The Hollywood Reporter

Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: Why Melissa Rycroft Passed on Pain Medication – “I feel everything. We didn’t take pain medication today simply because I wanted to be able to feel if my neck was doing something it shouldn’t be able to,” Rycroft told E! News, adding she and partner Tony Dovolani had a signal in case something hurt mid-dance. “I was going to squeeze his hand if something twisted the wrong way and that just meant stop.” “As of 10 this morning, we still didn’t have clearance to dance,” Rycroft said about being at the hospital. They got a second and third opinion and were finally given the A-OK right before they went on. – Read more at EOnline

Britney Spears’ music label exec dismisses Lutfi’s claims – (Reuters) – The man suing Britney Spears for a large amount of money claiming he was her manager for several months was in fact a “gofer” who performed menial tasks, one of the world’s top music executives testified in court on Monday. Sam Lutfi, one of Spears’ closest friends in 2007 and early 2008, never identified himself as Spears’ manager or had any kind of business dealings with her music label, said Barry Weiss, the former CEO of Jive Records who signed Spears when she was 16. “I had never heard of this guy before,” Weiss said. “He was a gofer…someone who has menial tasks, like a personal assistant.” – Read more at Reuters

Phillip Phillips on The First Time He Kissed His Girlfriend

Interview with Valentine at 104.3 MYFM

  • wordnerdarchie

    From Singapore and 98.2FM Interview with David Cook.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuliznuNwn8&feature=youtu.be&a

    There’s also been a large number of pictures/video from the press conference, gathered & posted in this chirp story:
    http://chirpstory.com/li/29312

  • loveroftalent

    Can’t wait to see Adam tonight on PLL…and thanks MJ for posting the above interview of Adam with OK magazine.  There were so many interviews while in Australia and I missed that one…Love when he just starts singing like that….

  • http://twitter.com/LexieONeill Lexie O’Neill

    Don’t forget…today the day Scotty’s on QVC, 2 – 3 pm.:))

  • girlygirltoo

    Phillip just showed up at the KBIG studio. They are playing a bit of Home right now.

    Can listen here:

    http://www.iheart.com/live/173/?autoplay=true

  • girlygirltoo

    :DDD  (had Nigel never met Kris before? I know he wasn’t on AI S8, but I thought they’d met since then)

    @dizzyfeet:disqus 

    @KrisAllen you were amazing @VSJWinery Not only your ‘set’ with Chris but your personality shone. I was told you were shy? I don’t think so!

  • http://twitter.com/LexieONeill Lexie O’Neill

    Hi, all, Scotty is on the list of country stars to vote for the People’s Choice Awards…:))) Carrie is, too.:)

      http://www.peopleschoice.com/pca/nominations/vote.jsp?pollId=120041

  • Nadine_Bitch

    Maybe they didn’t meet when Kris sang TVOL on AI this year?

  • girlygirltoo

    To sum up Phillip’s interview on KBIG: Loves when the fans sing along to “Home”, his lifestyle has changed since he won AI but he isn’t going to change his style/appearance, he wrote or co-wrote all the songs on his album & is excited to get it out there. He likes the fact that his fans range from little kids to people in 70s/80s (they were joking about the DJ, who is in his 40s, being “middle-aged”, and the DJ brought up the fact that Kris & Adam had similar age ranges with their fanbases), he’s been with his GF for 3 1/2 years now (and got embarassed when DJ asked about the first time PP kissed his GF).

    Key point in interview: he doesn’t know what the next single will be

  • Incipit

    The Chirpstory has links to at least three, maybe four other interviews with David C – along with that 98.2video.

    The Creative Disc Exclusive Interview, the PressCon Interview with open questions – some of the most detailed answers are in that one, about future plans…and the Gold Record presentation. Also added, the StarPulse.com section of the interview - 

    Also. Lots of pictures. This selection of images from the PressCon, especially the montage of screen shots in the last link, are pretty nice, IMO.

    http://twitpic.com/b6pg7l

    http://twitpic.com/b6mc2g

    http://superadrianme.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/DSC_1985.jpg

    http://superadrianme.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/106ND6001.jpg

  • asifclueless

    Reminder!!!

    Tonight, Tue. 23 Oct. 8/7 C Pretty Little Lairs Halloween Episode

    Pretty Little Liars: SPOILER: Hello, Adam Lambert! – Pretty Little Liars 

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvzrhAm62d0&feature=player_embedded

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=677275924 facebook-677275924
  • tripp_ncwy

    Ronald McD House NY @rmhnewyork
    The 4th Annual Make a Difference Evening will feature performances from @KrisAllen & @LeeDeWyze – winners of @AmericanIdol.

    ETA: Event is 10/30 https://www.rmh-newyork.org/make-a-difference

  • girlygirltoo

    $1,000/ticket? (whistles) A little out of my price range, but I know they will have a good turnout for this event.

  • Incipit

    The 4th Annual Make a Difference Evening will feature performances from @KrisAllen & @LeeDeWyze -

    Good to hear that, tripp_ncwy. I was starting to think DC was planning on doing that too again this year, since he’s done it two years in a row – last yr w/Archie. Going from Singapore to Tennis in FL to the NYC event back to back to back just seemed a little crowded. 

    Looking forward to seeing the coverage of Kris and Lee at RMD House NYC – always a great evening. 

  • MellyPer1692

    Haha, this is so cool. Fright Fest at Six Flags Fiesta Texas covering Trespassing with dancing monsters. With Adams love of Halloween, he would probably love it

    trespassing cover: Monster Mash Bash 2012 – Trespassing 2: http://t.co/myCYS4XB via @youtube”

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Sim-Ai-Khaw/100002537599337 Sim Ai Khaw
  • IrisandLilies

    Phillip’s interview with Valentin is probably my favorite of all the ones he has done so far.  He’s charming, humorous and sweet.  All of a sudden,  he’s become very comfortable talking to the press. 

  • girlygirltoo

    Valentine is a good interviewer. He likes to joke around and make the guests comfortable. And he genuinely seems to like the Idols he’s interviewed…he doesn’t look down on them on anything

  • YankeeFan08

    So excited to see Adam on PLL tonight.

    Executive Producer Marlene King:  “He was lovely on set and kind and gracious to everyone.”

    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/pretty-little-liars-season-3-381798

  • yksask

     I am excited as Clay has such a great sense of humor.Looking great as well.

  • tripp_ncwy

    Video: Clevver Music: 
    In Studio: Phillip Phillips Debut Album “The World From The Side of the

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBvCy49rjn8&feature=youtu.be

  • jeff2683

    I saw the video at Funny or Die and it is so funny!  Clay and the others did a great job!  Love it!

  • http://twitter.com/2shihtzuthewind MolliLu

    Funny or Die: Save The Black Man.

      Dennis Haysbert, Clay Aiken, Howie Mandel and Jennifer Tilly star in this PSA to Save the Black Man

    Clay Aiken will appear on D.L. Hughley’s new one-hour satirical
    documentary “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List” this Saturday, Oct 27,
    at 11pm ET/PT on Comedy Central!

    Wow! Clay looks great doesn’t he? I’m going to have to watch this.

  • http://twitter.com/queenmama247 queenmama247

    Funny or Die: Save The Black Man.  Dennis Haysbert, Clay Aiken, Howie Mandel and Jennifer Tilly star in this PSA to Save the Black Man  Clay Aiken will appear on D.L. Hughley’s new one-hour satirical 
    documentary “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List” this Saturday, Oct 27, at 11pm ET/PT on Comedy Central!

     Clay looks awesome! Can’t wait till the 27th.

  • tucker davis

    Watching Scottie on QVC.  They’re loving him, & he sold about 4,000 cds in about 10 minutes in early afternoon!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/KGT2XU7ZDDTH2K7CVEERJVHRIE Hazelnut

     I just watched that! So funny. Love Clay, Howie Mandel, and D.L. I haven’t seen Jennifer Tilly in years.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XDQP2Y46M5B3OHOKALDDGDHQCM Leandro

    The first time he kissed his GF? what a stupid question. He’s not a 12 years old boy.

  • http://twitter.com/cheeseE1 EH

    So Phillip seems to have gotten 5 to 6 songs that he wrote on his own on the album – not too shabby for someone whose artistic vision was supposed to be out the window.  

    Even if none of these are potential singles, at least they thought he was worthy of writing his own album filler. Why do I think that the next single will be the Phillips/Holden/Pearson co-write?

  • http://twitter.com/queenmama247 queenmama247

    Saw Scotty on QVC. He looks so young and has such a soft spoken voice.

  • stargazed

    OMG, Clay Aiken in Funny or Die … he kills ..

    Funnier still, Saturday night at Clay’s Annual Gala for his charity, National Inclusion Project, both Ruben and Arsenio said that Clay let them win.  Save the Black Man!

    Funny or Die: Save The Black Man.  Dennis Haysbert, Clay Aiken, Howie
    Mandel and Jennifer Tilly star in this PSA to Save the Black Man  Clay
    Aiken will appear on D.L. Hughley’s new one-hour satirical 
    documentary “D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List” this Saturday, Oct 27, at 11pm ET/PT on Comedy Central!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PVEFG2TOUIXSROKUSO2O2DOWWE Taylor

     

    Why do I think that the next single will be the Phillips/Holden/Pearson co-write?

    I’m guessing his next single will be the one other song on the album that P2 didn’t have a hand in writing and I’m thinking it will sound like another M&Sons/Lumineers song.

  • ptebwwong

    If you missed Scotty on QVC, the video is posted on their website.

    http://www.qvc.com/qvc.product.F09977.html?&cm_ven=TW&cm_cat=POST&cm_pla=SCOTTY&cm_ite=F09977

  • http://twitter.com/Sassycatz Sassycatz

    So Phillip seems to have gotten 5 to 6 songs that he wrote on his own on
    the album – not too shabby for someone whose artistic vision was
    supposed to be out the window.

    To be honest, I’m surprised. Leaving Scotty aside, the other young men who won before P2 had more writing experience and two of them produced actual product before Idol. However, they were kept on a much tighter leash and allowed less freedom in terms of their artistic vision. The Interscope regime seems a lot less authoritarian than the RCA regime.

  • girlygirltoo

    not really. David Cook, Kris and Lee all wrote or co-wrote the majority of their debut albums.

  • girlygirltoo

    Yay, they are going to livestream Kris’ show from NYC on Saturday! (well the early show, he’s doing 2 shows that night)

    Joe’s Pub: Watch @KrisAllen on @livestream on October 27, 7:30pm-9pm EDT http://new.livestream.com/joespub/krisallen …

  • tripp_ncwy

    MTV Hive: How the Internet Killed Carly Rae Jepsen
    http://www.mtvhive.com/2012/10/22/carly-rae-jepsen-kiss/

  • http://twitter.com/Sassycatz Sassycatz

    not really. David Cook, Kris and Lee all wrote or co-wrote the majority of their debut albums.

    I’m not talking about co-writes. It says above that P2 got 5 or 6 songs on his album that *he* wrote himself. Doesn’t say anything about co-writing those. I believe David submitted all the work from his unreleased pre-Idol album and only one ended up on his label debut album (A Daily AntheM). So, all of his other songs were either written by others or were co-writes with people RCA connected him with … *except*one of the songs was co-written with his pre-Idol pal, Neal Tiemann. But that, unfortunately, was a hidden track. (Unfortunate, because I thought it was one of the best songs off the album.)

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/OSOOTOBRL4XGHQNICOXCCN5IXQ lisa

    why is everyone so surprised about scottys xmas album?isn’t he with the idol label?if so it’s in his contract to do one.I have never listened to anyones xmas songs.just not interested 

  • irockhard

    Interesting and makes perfect sense.

  • http://twitter.com/Sassycatz Sassycatz

     It is?

  • fantoo1

    That’s news for me. As far as I know, he is the only winner so far to make one and out of the runner-ups, only Clay and David did.

  • Incipit

     As far as I know, he is the only winner so far to make one

    Well, Kris is gonna do a Christmas EP, because he wants to – he’s not even under contract to RCA, or 19 Alphabet.  So it can’t be “in his contract.” And Scotty being a minor when his contract was signed – it’s on file. Never heard of any language in there requiring a Christmas album…if the thought is this was a new thing with Interscope.

    It certainly isn’t from the 10 Idol winners before him…when they were with RCA. No Christmas albums that I’m aware of.

    Sounds like a random fan myth, to me.

  • http://twitter.com/Sassycatz Sassycatz

    I know David said he would never do one. He was pretty adamant. (He said that Twisted Sister’s X-mas album was the definitive one. ;-) That being said, he did a pretty sweet version of Happy Christmas (War Is Over) for the Rockefeller Center X-Mas Tree lighting back in 2008, let alone Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas. 

  • http://twitter.com/Gerry3215 Gerry Desanto

    That’s great that Kris’ show Saturday is going to be on live stream. His shows get better and better. You can see by Nigel’s comment how negative information about Kris gets passed on. He has met Kris several times, but it took actually seeing him perform to realize he is not shy. It is this kind of gossip that hurts Kris and his career.