Idol Headlines for 01/04/12

The Voice winner, Javier Colon tweeted that he’ll sing the National Anthem before the Orange Bowl tomorrow night. The game airs on ESPN.

Carrie Underwood is the cover girl for the new People Style Watch, February issue. So, the rollout’s starting. On p. 20 there’s a little feature on her ACM red carpet look where she was wearing the jewel toned purple Jean Fares Couture dress. Carrie calls it “boho glam”. More important is the article describes Carrie as “2012 Grammy nominee who will release a new single this month”. – Windmills in Comments

THE WAIT IS ALMOST OVER FOR SEVERAL NEW ARTISTS IN 2012 – Hurry up and wait. With the exception of such artists as “American Idol” contestants Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina, who had a built-in audience waiting for their first releases, most new acts have to plan for a long lead time—usually a year or more—from signing until their debut album is issued, thanks to all the groundwork necessary to get an artist to market. – Read more at Billboard

James Durbin tweets from his honeymoon, “oh boy oh boy. Im a married man..FINALLY! Enjoying the honeymoon with my honey @Heidi_Holiday. Ready to experience the wonders of the world! From frozen waterfalls to the smallest snowman, every moment is magic. Im the luckiest man in the world @Heidi_Holiday. Look out future!” He also pimps this week’s People magazine, “To see photos from @Heidi_Holiday & I’s wedding, check out People Magazine’s new issue THIS Friday Jan. 6th!!!” Apparently, Casey Abrams kept the ceremony from starting on time, “@CaseyAbrams Thanks dude. Glad you were there. You owe us bigtime for holding up the wedding 18 minutes lol.”

Christmastime, Bucky Covington style, means full house – No one can accuse Bucky Covington of being a bad host or lacking holiday spirit. – The American Idol alum hosted 22 family members and their 12 dogs at his Nashville-area property over the past couple of weeks. The Covington crew rode four-wheelers and played Dirty Santa, and then the singer used his tractor and front loader to pile up enough logs to make a bonfire big enough to accommodate all of his guests. Read more at the –

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