Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Glee, Make Billboard Music’s Top Money Makers List

Billboard magazine released their 5th annual list of Music’s Top 40 Money Makers, and of course, a few of our favorite Idols have ended up on the list Daughtry came in at #35 having earned $4,852,769 last year. Carrie Underwood is in the Top 20 at $13, raking in $13,501,387. Susan Boyle had a very […]

Hits Predicts 40-45K Bow for Lee DeWyze, Susan Boyle and Jackie Evancho to Take Top Spots

Idol debut numbers sure aren’t what they used to be! Lee DeWyze is predicted to sell 40-45K of his post-Idol debut, Live it Up first week, based on 1 day sales projections by Industry mag, Hits Daily Double. These numbers will likely change up or down, but probably not by much. I’m not surprised. With […]

Piers Morgan Confirms Susan Boyle’s Missed ‘America’s Got Talent’ Performance (UPDATE: Lou Reed not the cause for SueBo missing her performance)


UPDATE:  Reps for Lou Reed told Access Hollywood today that despite reports, Reed did not turn down a request for SuBo to sing one of  his songs on AGT. Due to a glitch, the song was not cleared for the American market in time for the show.  It had been cleared for use in the […]

Was Susan Boyle’s Famous Britain’s Got Talent Audition Auto-tuned? (UPDATE: Idol Says They Don’t Use Autotune)

Update: American Idol producers have issued a statement regarding Auto-Tuning, “”We have never, nor would we ever, use Auto-Tuning during the American Idol competition,” The Simon Cowell X Factor Auto-tune scandal deepens: Deadline London reports that an anonymous source is claiming that Susan Boyle’s famous audition, singing “I Dreamed a Dream” from Simon’s Cowell’s Britain’s […]

Idol Appearances for the Week of 01/18/10 – 01/24/10

Idol judge, Randy Jackson is on a tour of the talk shows this week, including appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Live with Regis and Kelly. Adam Lambert appears on Oprah Tuesday with Susan Boyle, and on Sunday, Kris Allen sings the National Anthem before the Vikings/Saints […]

Idol Bits and Pieces: Kris Allen Visits the Kids, Anoop Desai Gets Ready For First Night, Carrie Underwood On the Peoples Choice, and More…

Kris Allen is back home in Arkansas for the holidays, and today he visited the Arkansas Children’s Hospital to celebrate a $10,000 donation from KYE-YAC International, a non-profit organization in Hot Springs aimed at involving youth in philanthropy. Prior to the check presentation, Kris visited patients in the hospital’s main playroom, Camp Wannaplay. For more […]

Idol Bits And Pieces: Kris Allen, Carrie Underwood, Susan Boyle, David Cook and Bday Boy David Archuleta

Kris Allen is set to perform on December 30th at B.B. Kings Blues club at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The next night he’s scheduled to appear with Allison Iraheta on the FOX network’s Billboard New Years Eve Live special, where he’s set to sing a couple of tunes. More info on the BB King’s […]

Idol Bits and Pieces: Susan Boyle, Adam Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Matt Giraud

Hits Daily Double sales numbers are in a day early because of the holiday. Susan Boyle holds on to her #1 position, selling 659,382 of her debut this week, for a 13% increase. Carrie Underwood is #5, selling 159,423 of her 3rd album, Play On, with a 44% increase. Glee Vol 2 drops 11%, from […]