Idol Headlines for 01/01/08

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‘American Idol’ Goes Country

The producers of ‘American Idol’ have teamed up with CMT for a new reality competition show called ‘Can You Duet.’

In the tradition of those powerhouse duos, ‘Can You Duet’ is looking to launch an unknown singing duo into country music stardom. Duos can be made up of family members, friends, lovers or even strangers. The first auditions will be held January 12 in Nashville, with the first episode set to air on April 14. The winning duo receives a record label deal

Popeater

Most Pointless Celebs of ’07

7. CORPORATE-PRODUCED MUSIC

Carrie Underwood, Chris “Daughtry” Daughtry, Miley Cyrus aka Hannah Montana … is this what has become of music? What happened to the bands, the singer-songwriters that lived, breathed and, occasionally, died for their muse? It’s like “American Idol, ” once just a boil on our TVs, has mutated into a pox. Carrie is no more country than Loretta Lynn is pop.

Pittsburgh Live

Ex-Idol Constantine Toots His Skin Flute

Constantine Maroulis was supposed to be the next big rock star thanks to “American Idol.” Instead he’s hosting a Bingo Night in Wisconsin. Take that, Carrie Underwood!

TMZ

What to look for in 2008

Jan. 10: The World Arena will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a concert featuring Sawyer Brown, Phil Stacey, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Chris Young and Rissi Palmer.

gazette.com

A Look Back: The 2007 Reality TV Year In Review

With 2007 drawing to a close, it’s time to take a look back at the year that was. The following is Reality TV World’s 2007 Reality TV Year In Review, a chronological listing of some of the past year’s reality TV headlines, highlights, lowlights, and milestones.

RealityTVWorld

Westerly First Night celebration carries wishes for a better year

Chris Sligh, a finalist on the television program American Idol, and Ashley Cleveland, a two-time Grammy winner for best rock gospel album, were scheduled to perform Monday night. And while both are Christian performers, Jones said his main focus was to provide a family-friendly event.

…It’s just nice to have something positive, Jones said. …So much of our culture is negative.

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