Idol Headlines for 01/09/12 – The Evening Edition

UMG Nashville tweets, “Congratulations to @ScottyMcCreery, his debut album, Clear As Day, is certified PLATINUM! clearasdayplatinum”

Glee’s Heather Morris will be a guest on Late Show with David Letterman tonight. 11:35/10:35c CBS.

Keith Urban Lists His Favorite Songs of 2011 – An interesting list that included Daughtry’s “September” – See the entire list at The Boot

American Idol Winner Lee DeWyze Returns to Lincolnshire’s VIPER ALLEY – LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — American Idol Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze headlines at the first anniversary celebration of VIPER ALLEY, Lincolnshire on Saturday, Mar. 10 at 7 pm. Doors open at 5 pm. Tickets, starting at $20, go on sale Jan. 10 at noon and are available at The show is open to all ages. – Read more at PRNewswire

Adam Lambert Nears Settlement of Lawsuit Claiming He Wasn’t Eligible for ‘American Idol’ (Exclusive) – The attorneys for both parties recently submitted a request to extend the time that certain papers had to be submitted. According to the stipulation, “The parties’ transactional counsel have negotiated and agreed upon the material terms of a settlement…reflected in a series of emails between said counsel.” The judge was told that an executed agreement would be completed by Friday. The attorney for the plaintiffs has confirmed to us that a settlement is being finalized, but couldn’t offer details about the confidential terms. Lambert’s reps haven’t yet responded to our requests for information. – Read more at the Hollywood Reporter

Adam Lambert & Sauli Koskinen: Grocery Guys – Adam Lambert and his boyfriend, Sauli Koskinen, go grocery shopping together on Sunday (January 8) at Whole Foods in West Hollywood. The cute couple picked up fresh fruits and veggies on their shopping trip. See the photos at Just Jared

Q&A: Jennifer Lopez Gives Us Her ‘American Idol’ Judging Insight And How She Puts Her Kids First – Well, it’s a new year and reality fans know what that means. American Idol is back. The judges of American Idol met the Television Critics Association on Sunday, including Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez who were new to the show last year. Lopez continues to be busy as an actor, a producer and a mother. She spoke about her family, her beauty and fitness tips, and mentoring the hopeful young singers who are going to compete for her vote this season. – Read more at Starplus

‘Glee’: Matthew Morrison Reveals an ‘Español-Off’ With Guest Star Ricky Martin – “My Spanish teaching skills have come into question, so I take night school and Ricky Martin’s teaching me Spanish,” Morrison tells The Hollywood Reporter at the Fox all-star party on Sunday. Not the least of which includes the glee club taking part in several days of singing just Latin songs. “He inspires me to do a Latin Week on Glee,” Morrison says. “The kids end up loving him as a teacher so I have to have an Español-off to regain my Spanish teacher pride.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Glee Spoiler Alert: Cast Teases Which Couples Are Heating Up (and Cooling Off) in the New Year – Kurt and Blaine | Look for Kurt to sing “Ben” to Blaine in Glee‘s upcoming Michael Jackson tribute episode. “I have no idea [why it was chosen], but I know it was voted the worst song in history by some group,” says Chris Colfer. “[The song] was about a rat, but we’re singing it about Kurt’s boyfriend. I’m not sure what the connection is!” Alas, though, the chorus doesn’t find a lyric change from “Ben” to “Blaine.” “That would have been clever, though,” reasons Colfer. – Read more at TV Line

Glee Fight! Who Is Chris Colfer “Campaigning” to Punch Out? – Maybe we’ll get some physical drama? “Wouldn’t that be great?!” Colfer gushes. “I’m still campaigning to punch Sebastian (Grant Gustin) in the face.” – See the Video at EOnline

Darren Criss outsells Daniel Radcliffe in his first week in Broadway’s ‘How to Succeed’ – Turns out Darren Criss may be a bigger Broadway draw than Daniel Radcliffe. In its first week with the 24-year-old Glee star, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying raked in nearly $1.4 million at the box office. That’s a dip from Radcliffe’s final week in the hit musical revival (when the show grossed $1.9 million in an unusual nine-performance week), but it outpaces any previous eight-show week when the Harry Potter star appeared. All week, Criss managed to filled 99.8 percent of the seats at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre and kept NYC police busy controlling crowds outside the stage door. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

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