Happy Idol day everyone!
American Idol Season 9 premiers tonight, with a 2 hour premier featuring the Boston Auditions and guest judge Victoria Beckham. Tomorrow night, it’s the Atlanta auditions, featuring Mary J. Blige. Check out the full schedule HERE.
Ellen Degeneres broke Simon Cowell’s big news to the studio audience of her talk show yesterday afternoon. “I’m going to have to be the mean one now, ” she told them.
Ellen also previewed a couple of auditions from tonight’s show.
By the way, that first gal in the preview? The good singer? She’s Ashley Makailah, an inner-city kid who got a full scholarship to study at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston. There’s more on Ashley right HERE.
BONUS: Yesterday, Ellen filmed a little report from backstage at the Hollywood Rounds HERE.
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