Idol Bits and Pieces for 08/27/09

According to JoesPlace blog, Michael Castro, Jason Castro’s little brother, got a golden ticket from the judges during the Dallas Season 9 auditions this week. He advanced to Hollywood last year too, making it all the way to the last day of the round. We’ll see if he makes it further this year…

Season 6 Idol Chris Sligh just twittered: “1 of the biggest male country artists put my song “Wouldn’t Change a Thing” on hold! Follow up to Flatts? Here’s hoping!” Chris wrote a Top 10 country hit for Rascal Flatts, “Here Comes Goodbye”. You can listen to “Wouldn’t Change a Thing” on Chris’s MySpace page. Chris is on the verge of announcing a record deal with a major label…

Daughtry will be one of the guests on producer, Timbaland’s next album, Shock Value II according to this website. Other collaborators include: Estelle, Danjahandz, Keri Hilson, The Jonas Brothers, Hollywood Undead, Jim Beanz, Amar, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, Usher, Chris Brown, Missy Elliott, Drake, The Neptunes, Sebastian’ ¦.

Oprah protege, Charice announced on twitter that she recorded a duet with David Archuleta for his upcoming Christmas Album, Christmas from the Heart, due out this fall…

Carly Smithson and her new band, We Are the Fallen (made up of ex-Evanescence members) are busy writing, recording and getting ready to tour. Check out a short snip of the band performing an acoustic version of their first single, Bury Me Alive, HERE.   Carly twitters that the songs she was working on as a solo earlier will be incorporated into the band…

Is Carrie Underwood adding some beats to her next album? Engineer, Ann Mincieli recently twittered, “Working with Max Martin and Carrie Underwood in the Studio today!! Tracked Lap N Steel and Banjo!! I got the most UNIQUE Guitar TONES!!!” And R&B star, Ne-Yo twittered to a Carrie fan who asked “On a scale of 1-10, what’s the possibility of seeing your writing work on Carrie Underwood’s upcoming album?” He answered, “Just wrote for Carrie’s album so hopefully- 10.”

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