Idol Headlines for 01/06/11

Today’s Idol Appearances

  • Crystal Bowersox performs at the Sony Booth at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. 4:05 – 4:55 PM. More info HERE

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Via IdolsNow: “Beantown Swing Orchestra recording first studio album. JOHN STEVENS will sing live vocals on big band arrangements of Frank Sinatra songs.

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The Hollywood Reporter American Idol Poll is now online. I posted some of the results HERE. You can see the entire THR/Penn Schoen Berland poll HERE.

750 current and lapsed Idol viewers were surveyed from Dec. 21-23, polling them on everything from new judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez to how likely they are to watch the upcoming season.

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Siobhan Magnus might have been spotted in a restaurant in Nashville yesterday. You can read the first person account HERE. Dude is just a random blogger, there’s no way to verify if it’s true.

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FOX’s “Change of Plans” Star to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

FOX’s “Change of Plans” star and AMERICAN IDOL Season seven finalist Brooke White will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City’s Times Square. Friday, January 7th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET

Via Trading Markets

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Crystal Bowersox Says She Hates Traveling

CRYSTAL Bowersox says the hardest part about being a successful singer is having to travel the world.

“The toughest part about the whole thing, I guess, would be the traveling, ” she said. “There is a lot of traveling, but it’s welcomed. I’m happy doing the running around and being tired. It’s an exhaustion that I’ve never felt before, but it’s enjoyable. I love every minute. It’s a hard thing to explain.

Read more at Showbiz Spy

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Nobody misses Simon

Simon was “just so jealous of me, ” Seacrest tells Entertainment Weekly.

“From Day One, he was envious of my career at such a young age, ” the “Idol” host says.

Now, without Cowell in the picture, “it’s aged the show down a bit, ” Seacrest says.

“There are less clouds of smoke. We start earlier. There’s less — what’s that English dish he always ordered for lunch? — Shepherd’s Pie.”

After weeks of auditions, Lopez predicts “Idol” “may have the youngest winner ever.”

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Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/nobody_misses_simon_n8cex7Vls1W9FkPE5V6VlK#ixzz1AGB1sgKG

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CARRIE UNDERWOOD RECALLS FIRST ENCOUNTER WITH AMERICAN IDOL JUDGES

We caught up with Underwood and asked her if she remembers that memorable day when she first appeared in front of the Idol judges. (Click on the audio player to hear Carrie Underwood)

Listen to the Audio at FOX All Access

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Jennifer Hudson loses weight, gains years back

Jennifer Hudson would rather talk about what she has gained than what she has lost since she dropped from a size 16 to size 6 by following Weight Watchers.

“Instead of saying I lost this or that, I feel like I gained 10 years of my youth back. I look 10 years younger. People say to me, ‘You have Jennifer Hudson’s face. Are you her little sister?’ ”

Read more at USA Today

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Dina Degarmo interviewed on Top Talker Blitz – Spartansburg, SC

via SceneOn7

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Todrick Hall sings Starbucks

via Todrickhall

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Jennifer Lopez Caught Up In IRS Investigation

Jennifer Lopez and her ex-husband Ojani Noa are caught up in an IRS investigation that includes payments the ‘My Love Don’t Cost A Thing’ singer has been making to him, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.

Noa was questioned by IRS investigators on October 7, 2010 and under oath questioned specifically about a discrepancy concerning payments J.Lo made to him, according to Ed Meyer, who represents Noa.

“The IRS told Noa that the 1099 form JLo submitted to them was almost double what he put down that she paid him, ” Meyer told RadarOnline.com exclusively.

Read more at Radaronline

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‘Glee’ Cast Dishes on Sue Sylvester’s ‘Hissy Fit’ Backstage at the People’s Choice Awards with Nancy O’Dell

“Glee, ” which won Favorite TV Comedy, returns for a new season February 6 after the Super Bowl, and Jane Lynch told Nancy that her character Sue Sylvester is back to her old tricks.

“Sue Sylvester throws a fit the likes of which I don’t think television has seen, ” said Lynch, who was crowned Favorite TV Comedy Actress. “It’s operatic.”

In the episode, Sue is prevented from making her cheerleaders perform a “life-threatening” routine, which sends the overbearing coach into a fit of rage.

See the Video at Entertainment Tonight

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SYTYCD’s Cat Deeley Shakes It Up

Getting summoned to the vice principal’s office isn’t quite a bad thing — not when the VP looks like the very lovely Brit Cat Deeley. The stylin’ So You Think You Can Dance hostess flexes her funny bone, guest starring on the January 9 episode of the dance-filled buddy Disney comedy series Shake It Up.

Read more at TV Guide

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