Idol Headlines at 06/04/12 – The Evening Edition

Hear The Music Live Sets Date For ‘Celebrity Go-Go Challenge’ – HEAR THE MUSIC LIVE has announced the debut of the CELEBRITY GO-GO CHALLENGE on JUNE 5th at the GRAND OLD GOLF & GAMES in NASHVILLE, with proceeds benefiting assistance to foster youth. Artists scheduled to take part are BO BICE, BRYAN WHITE, BUCKY COVINGTON, DUE WEST, GLEN TEMPLETON, GWEN SEBASTIAN, JOSH GRACIN, KATIE CHANCE, LOVE AND THEFT, LUCAS HOGE, MARK COOKE, MELINDA DOOLITTLE, ONE NIGHT RODEO, SEAN PATRICK MCGRAW and TY HERNDON. – Read more at All Access

Sony Nashvile And Premiere Radio To Present Free Shows During CMA Fest – The TEXACO COUNTRY CLUB AT MARGARITAVILLE, will host a series of events at the club, MARGARITAVILLE, in downtown NASHVILLE during the CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL this week. The schedule kicks off on THURSDAY, JUNE 7th at 11p (CT), with performances by BNA artists TYLER FARR and KELLIE PICKLER, followed by COLUMBIA RECORDS artist JOANNA SMITH and RCA’s LOVE AND THEFT, on FRIDAY, JUNE 8th. Finally, on SATURDAY, JUNE 9th it will be BNA’s CASEY JAMES and ARISTA’s KRISTEN KELLY in concert. – Read more at All Access

Adam Lambert interview: ‘I wasn’t being controlled’ – “Sexuality is a hot topic,” he says on the phone from the US, “so there’s a natural interest. But the interest comes predominantly from the media. I’ve done lots of interviews and often that is the pinnacle of the article, or the headline, or the main angle.” Actually, Lambert’s sexuality is far from the most interesting thing about him. Despite his break coming via Simon Cowell’s US show, he’s a long way from the TV production line template. His music is much nearer the Girls Aloud end of the reality spectrum than One True Voice territory, and his voice is genuinely powerful. There are some delightful facts about him, too: in his pre-fame days, he played Joshua in The Ten Commandments musical, appearing alongside Val Kilmer as Moses. – Read more at The Guardian

‘Idol’ winner put lots of time into new album – NEW YORK — Kris Allen, the winner of the eighth season of American Idol, didn’t stay in a fancy hotel or rent an apartment in Los Angeles when he recorded his second album. Instead, he crashed on his friends’ couch. “It’s a better feeling to come from the studio where I’ve been working and diving into music all day to get away from that and just be myself,” Allen said in a recent interview. To thank his friends for their hospitality, the album is titled, Thank You Camellia, the name of the avenue where they live. – Read more at the Associated Press

New Sparkle Trailer Feat. Jordin Sparks

Performances Announced for ’66th Annual Tony Awards’ – An Unforgettable night of performances will be featured on THE 66TH ANNUAL TONY? AWARDS, live from the Beacon Theatre, Sunday, June 10 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET; delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The show will include performances by the 2012 Tony-nominated Best Musicals “Newsies,” “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” “Once,” “Evita,” “Follies,” “The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Leap of Faith” and “Ghost the Musical.” In addition, the evening will feature performances by Best Play nominees “End of the Rainbow,” “One Man, Two Guvnors” and “Peter and the Starcatcher,” as well as a performance by the casts of “Ghost the Musical” and “Godspell,” featuring Corbin Bleu. The night will be hosted by Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother). Ellen Barkin, Candice Bergen, Jessica Chastain, Sheryl Crow, Nick Jonas, Angela Lansbury, James Marsden, Trey Parker, Jim Parsons, Mandy Patinkin, Tyler Perry, Bernadette Peters, Christopher Plummer, Paul Rudd, Amanda Seyfried and Matt Stone will be presenters on the awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. – Read more at TVByTheNumbers

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