Idol Headlines for 01/06/12 – The Evening Edition

Adam Lambert began shooting the Music Video for his single, “Better Than I Know Myself” with director, Ray Kay in Los Angeles today. Kay directed the video for Adam’s first single, “For Your Entertainment”

Catch Adam Lambert on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Leno on Tuesday, January 17  at 11:35/10:35c on NBC.

X Factor’s Melanie Amaro tweets, “In the studio working hard for this pepsi commercial the guys here are great Amazing producers.”

Glee’s Naya Rivera tweets, “Day two of working with the coolest Spanish teacher in the world! And I get to do a number with him!” Naya plays Santana on the show. and that cool Spanish teacher is Ricky Martin!

Melanie Amaro: ‘X Factor’ Winner Shares Stories of Strength and Survival During In House Chat (PHOTOS) – How did you celebrate when you found out that you won ‘The X Factor’? I went home and got the rest that I needed! I got some sleep, but I also celebrated with family. I went back home and they had this entire thing when I arrived at the airport with posters there and lots of people were there and they took pictures and were like, “We love you!” – Read more at

Ryan Seacrest taking over Matt Lauer’s seat on ‘Today Show’ rumors are ‘premature’: NBC – NBC Entertainment President Robert Greenblatt said Friday it is “premature” to speculate on whether Ryan Seacrest could take over the “Today Show” if Matt Lauer leaves. He did, however, call Seacrest “a tremendous asset that we hope to keep in the family.” Greenblatt particularly cited Seacrest’s work on the NBC-owned E! channel, but said “we would be interested” if Seacrest wanted to do more on other NBC networks, like a “Barbara Walters-style interview show.” – Read more at NY Daily News

Can You Guess the Artist in This Yearbook Photo? – A distinctive piece of jewelry could make this guessing game a no-brainer, but even without it one shouldn’t have much trouble identifying the country star in this yearbook photo. Take away the braces and a little of that dark brown hair, and … extend the ears a bit, maybe? – See the Photo at Taste of Country

Kelly Clarkson Talks About Reuniting With ‘SNL’ ‘Family’ – “I’m a three-peat! I’ve made it,” Clarkson exclaimed to MTV News when we caught up with her at rehearsals. “It’s a legendary stage! I’ve been watching it since I was a kid. I think we all have.” We’re literally flying in and out [of New York]. Charles Barkley’s hosting, so he’s doing all the skits.” Kelly fans can still look forward to two high-energy performances. During Saturday night’s show, Clarkson and her band will rock her #1 single, “Mr. Know It All,” as well as her latest hit, “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You).” – See the video at MTV

Country Superstar Carrie Underwood to Perform at Nordstrom Symphony Fashion Show on February 28, 2012 – NASHVILLE, Tenn. , Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Nordstrom, in partnership with the Nashville Symphony, will present the Nordstrom Symphony Fashion Show, featuring a performance by five-time GRAMMY® winner Carrie Underwood and an exclusive presentation of Oscar de la Renta ‘s Pre-Fall 2012 collection on Tuesday, February 28 . The event, emceed by radio and television personality Storme Warren , will take place from 6-10 pm at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville , with a cocktail reception before the show and dinner to follow. – Read more at

NBC hopes going backstage on Broadway is a ‘Smash’ hit – McPhee can draw from her own life. Having attempted for years to transition from a recording career to an acting one, she said it didn’t feel like much of a stretch to play an aspiring performer. “There’s a lot about this character that connects to my own career,” McPhee said. “It’s the frustration of, ‘People see me a certain way, and why won’t they take a chance on me as an actor?'” – Read more at Los Angeles Times

Watch Out, Kurt! Darren Criss Calls Glee Co-Star Grant Gustin ‘The Real Deal’ – “He’s one of these guys I look at where I’m like, ‘Uh, you’re the real deal! You can really dance, you can sing, the whole thing,’” Criss said of Gustin. “He’s a great addition to everything.” While Criss hopes Blaine does not break Kurt’s (Chris Colfer) heart, he added, “If that did happen, I’d be open to the idea. Shake it up a little bit.” – Read more at

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