Today’s Idol Appearances
- Jennifer Hudson to present at the Jewelry Information Center Gala in Los Angeles. 7 pm. More information HERE.
- Kimberley Locke sings the National Anthem at the LA Lakeres vs New Orleans Hornets basketball game, Staples Center, LA 7:30 pt.
- Brooke White will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in NYC Times Square. 3:50-4 pm et.
Jennifer Hudson will appear on the CBS Early show on Mon. Jan. 10 to talk How to sell your old stuff and…Pizza!
Nigel Lythgoe tweets, “Happy New Year everyone. I love that over 10 million people watched “Live To Dance.” DANCE still RULES in 2011. Well done Paula and CBS.”
Adam Lambert appears on The Talk Wednesday February 9 for Grammy Week. CBS 2 pm.
Kim Caldwell tweets, “I’m the host of the second season premier episode of VH1’s You’re Cut Off this upcoming Monday…tune in!”
Scott MacIntyre sings National Anthem at NHL game Friday Jan 15. Phoenix Coyotes vs. Anaheim Ducks at jobing.com Arena, game time 6 PM MST. (Via IdolsNow)
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Crystal Bowersox Mix 94.1 Interview
Crystal sings an acoustic version of “I Finally Got it Right”.
EW’s Adam B. Vary sat in on the LA auditions with Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. He Shares his impressions of the panel’s chemistry on EW’s TV Insider’s Podcast.
Chris August, Chris Sligh, Sidewalk Prophets At Winter Jam 2011
The Winter Jam 2011 Tour Spectacular “American Bible Society Pre-jam Party” is all a flurry this year with special guests Fervent Recording artists Chris August and Sidewalk Prophets along with Word Records’ and American Idol Top 10 finalist Chris Sligh warming up the stage for Christian Music favorites Francesca Battistelli, KJ-52, Kutless, NewSong, RED, The David Crowder Band and Newsboys, plus speaker Tony Nolan. It’s a rock show where the stars just happen to be Christians. The 47-city nationwide tour kicks-off tomorrow, January 7th in Chattanooga, TN and will wrap April 3rd in Peoria, IL.
“To say that I am excited about Winter Jam would be an understatement, ” exclaims Chris Sligh. “Whether you talk about my attending Winter Jam as a fan in Greenville, S.C., or the fact that I’m getting to tour with people who are becoming good friends like Chris August and Newsboys, I’m elated to be a part of something so special!”
Read more and see schedule HERE
Constantine Maroulis Defends ‘Spider-Man’ Musical: ‘They’re Creating Art’
Critics have savaged the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, but one Tony-nominated actor who’s seen the $65 million dollar budget production insists the show is pure art. “It was the most poetic, provocative and beautiful piece of theater I’ve seen in a long f—ing time, ” says Rock of Ages star and American Idol alum Constantine Maroulis. “I realize theater is not a contact sport but they’re in a fight, making art, creating something that’s bigger than anything.”
Maroulis notes that the producers “implemented several Act 2 changes this week” in dealing with the challenging acrobatics, but he adds, “I hope they don’t change it too much. If they do, I think a lot of people won’t get it.”
Read more at the Hollywood Reporter
Seacrest on ‘Idol’: ‘We Found Some Excellent Contestants!’
Girlfriend of Jennifer Lopez Ex-Husband Seeks Restraining Order Against J.Lo
The girlfriend of Jennifer Lopez’s ex-husband is planning to go to court Friday to seek a temporary restraining order against J.Lo, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively.
Claudia Vasquez is making an ex parte application in Los Angeles Superior Court for the order against the Jenny From The Block singer.
If Vasquez wins, she will look to turn the temporary restraining order into a permanent one and then proceed with a TV project about the singer/actress and now American Idol judge.
Read more at RadarOnline