Headlines: American Idol at Empire State, Jennifer Hudson Hatch Day

American Idols At The Empire State – “American Idol” Season 1 winner MADDIE POPPE and finalist CALEB LEE HUTCHINSON will be joined by Season 8 winner KRIS ALLEN for two acoustic performances on the EMPIRE STATE BUILDING’s world-famous 86th Floor Observatory in NEW YORK CITY on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th. POPPE will perform her hit song “Going Going Gone” accompanied by HUTCHINSON, and ALLEN will perform his new single, “When All the Stars Have Died.” – Read more at All Access.com

Jennifer Hudson – It’s Hatch Day in Chicago

Jennifer Hudson hosts a school supply giveaway day once a year in honor of her slain nephew,  Julian King. Today is the day in Chicago.


Headed to Portland, Chris Daughtry has come a long way since ‘American Idol’ – Chris Daughtry is not the same performer he was 12 years ago, when he first gained national attention as a hard-rocking contestant on “American Idol.” He says the biggest change is that he’s learned not to think too much. “I’m not even close to the same performer I was then, I feel like I’m more at one with the music than ever,” said Daughtry, 37. “I’m not up there thinking about what I should do or how I should look during a song. It’s just me feeling what’s happening.” – Read more at Maine Today

American Idol star Trevor Holmes shares experience on show – Monday morning, Eyewitness News spoke with former Idol star, Trevor Holmes. He talked about the upcoming auditions, and also gave us a sneak peek of his new music. Holmes made it to Hollywood, but just missed out on the top 24. He says the Idol experience was one of the best things he’s ever done. – Read more at ABC13

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