Phil Stacey performs at Lee University in Cleveland, TN.
Jason Castro performs at the Proof of Your Love Tour in Mongtomery, NY.
Lee DeWyze performs at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem, PA.
Casey Abrams performs at Saint Rocke in Hermosa Beach, CA. Via AmericanIdol.com
Lee DeWyze postpones Musikfest Cafe concert – Lee DeWyze’s Thursday night concert at Musikfest Cafe at SteelStacks in Bethlehem has been postponed, according to a news release. A rescheduled date has been announced. Ticket holders for tomorrow night’s show are encouraged to hold on to their tickets, which will be valid for the new date once its set, according to the release. Read more at Lehigh Valley.com
Read an in depth interview with Kris Allen conducted at Joe’s Pub with NKD Magazine HERE.
‘American Idol’ Finalist Colton Dixon Releases New Song, Looks Back on Summer Tour and Ahead to Season 12 (Q&A) – Dixon’s new song was originally slated for release next month, but perhaps the choice to put it out this week will allow listeners a certain comfort in its beautiful lyrics. Sample verses: “You are the light that’s in the dark … And when my circumstance leaves me with empty hands / You are the provider of my needs / When all my dirtiness has left me helpless / You are the rain that washes me.”
“I am glad it got bumped up,” said Dixon. “I’ve been listening to it nonstop since I got the mix back, so I’m stoked for everybody to hear it.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter
Aerosmith’s Carrie Underwood Duet: Did Every Member Consider It A Match Made In Country ‘Rocks’ Heaven? – Bon Jovi already went Nashville a while ago, but is the world ready for a country-fied Aerosmith? That’s what they’ll be getting with a Steven Tyler/Carrie Underwood that appears on the group’s new album, Music From Another Dimension!, due in stores Nov. 6. Steven Tyler tells Yahoo! Music that he’s certain the song will be a radio smash. But as much benefit as there might be to including a country power ballad featuring one of America’s most wholesomely leggy stars, how does that square with this comeback CD being touted as a return to seminal 1970s hard-rock form? After all, Tammy Wynette wasn’t making any guest appearances on Rocks, was she? – Read more at Yahoo.com
L.A. Reid Hopes Britney, Demi Stick Around on ‘X Factor’ – L. A. Reid says “X-Factor” is “better because of the cast.” “The fact that we have two super stars in Demi Lovato and Britney Spears and then two truly accomplished record executives in Simon Cowell and myself. We really do know what we’re doing,” Reid told Billboard editorial director Bill Werde backstage at last week’s Billboard Film & TV Music Conference in LA. Reid, joined by his X-Factor co-star, Demi Lovato, continued to say that he hopes to keep the cast as it is “going forward.” “I’m actually very hopeful that X-Factor keeps the same panel going forward. I think that we actually suffer a little but for not having that consistency in our panel,” he said. – Read more at Billboard
Khloé Kardashian Odom Admits to “a Little Nip Action” During X Factor Debut – “I think the air conditioning is on high tonight looking at Khloé,” Simon Cowell tweeted midshow, a sentiment he actually echoed out loud in telling Khloé Kardashian Odom, in her X Factor debut, that she looked absolutely lovely tonight. But because not everyone is as hilarious as Simon, a lot of fans didn’t understand, prompting a cheerful explanation from Khloé herself. – Read more at EOnline
Cee Lo Accuser Claims Sexual Assault Went Down in Sushi Joint – The woman accusing Cee Lo of sexual assault has told police … “The Voice” judge attacked her inside a popular L.A. sushi restaurant … TMZ has learned. As we first reported, the LAPD has launched an investigation into the woman’s allegations. Sources tell us, detectives went to the restaurant last week and interviewed several employees, including the manager, to determine if anyone saw the alleged attack. We’re told the accuser is NOT an employee of the restaurant … she’s someone Cee Lo brought to dinner. Cee Lo tells us the woman’s claims are BS and that he hasn’t been to the restaurant for 3 months. Our sources say, the accuser told cops the alleged incident occurred several months ago. It’s unclear why she waited so long to file a police report. – Read more at TMZ