Idol Bits and Pieces – Kris Allen, Jennifer Hudson, Daughtry and More

Here’s some extra news…just for you…

Don’t forget…Kris Allen will be announcing the People’s Choice awards nominees tomorrow (Tues Nov. 10) at 9 am PST. He’ll be Cat Deeley (SYTYCD), Sofia Vergara (“Modern Family”), Jeff Probst (“Survivor”), and Johnny Galecki (“Big Bang Theory”) in LA. You can follow the fun on Twitter. via zap2it.

The Jennifer Hudson holiday special, Jennifer Hudson: I’ll Be Home For Christmas is set to air on Monday, December 14 on ABC, and will feature Michael Buble (They’re set to duet on “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”) Jennifer will share her childhood memories of Chicago. It’ll be bittersweet for Jennifer, whose mother, brother and nephew were murdered last year. Keep the tissues handy. via futoncritic, just jared,

Daughtry has added dates to the band’s current Dark Horse tour. Beginning in January, Chris and the band will join Nickleback for dates   in Europe. via

Cherry Hill Publishing has signed a muliti-year deal with Season 6 Idol winner, Jordin Sparks to serve as the worldwide administrator for her publishing interests on her entire catalog. via

The 11/25 episode of Glee, titled “Hairography” will feature Katee Shean, Kherington Payne and Comfort Fedoke from So You Think You Can Dance Season 4. Hooray! via Dance Spirit.

There will be a big gala on November 29 in Los Angeles to benefit Nigel Lythgoe’s Dizzyfeet Foundation. It will feature an all-star cast including the cast of Dancing with the Stars, the So You Think You Can Dance Season 5 cast, Mary Murphy, Dmitry, Quest, the leads from Step Up 1, 2 and 3 and the Micheal Jackson dancers. Tix are available from via Adam Shankman.

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