Idol Headlines for 01/10/12

Jennifer Hudson appears on the Dr. Oz Show. Check your local listings.

Randy Jackson appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC 12:05/11:05c pm ABC

Blake Shelton and Reba McIntyre are returning as hosts of the Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 1, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (Via Country Music Is Love)

Jennifer Hudson’s new book “I Got This – How I Changed My Ways and Lost What Weighed Me Down” is now available everywhere books are sold. CLICK to order a copy from Amazon

People we Know and Love at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas: Kelly Clarkson sang “Mr. Know It All” at the Sony Press Event yesterday, while Ryan Seacrest appeared at the Microsoft Keynote Address.

Fembody™ Nutrition Announces Paula Abdul as Spokeswoman – TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Fembody™ Nutrition is proud to announce Paula Abdul as their national celebrity spokesperson. Acclaimed recording artist and judge on FOX’s hit talent show “The X-Factor,” Paula Abdul reveals that her commitment to promoting health and wellness is the reason she partnered with Fembody™ Nutrition. Fembody™ Nutrition focuses on the health of women with unique, innovative nutritional supplements. This new line allows women to find cutting edge specialty support for beauty, weight management, and wellness in one go-to premium brand exclusively at GNC. – Read more at PR Newswire

Steven Tyler Schools Supreme Court on Broadcast Regulation, First Amendment – If the U.S. Supreme Court is willing to listen, rocker Steven Tyler has something “old school” to say about nudity and profanity on broadcast TV. “There’s a certain charm and passion and magic in not showing full-frontal nudity” or using constant profanity, Tyler said, as the high court prepared to take up a First Amendment case on the regulation of the airwaves. “It’s really hot when you only show a little,” he said. – Read more at FOX News

X Factor Champ Melanie Amaro: What to Expect From My Debut Album – “Simon will definitely be helping with the music and mentor and guide me, but L.A. will oversee and approve everything. I’ll definitely do some big ballads — everyone likes “Big Ballad Melanie” — but I’m also going to put something else on there that people aren’t going to expect but are going to enjoy,” says Amaro. – Watch the Video at US Magazine

‘Smash’ premiere: Chicago’s early peek at NBC’s Broadway musical drama – Another tie to the reality TV world: Katherine McPhee, who stars as Broadway hopeful Karen Cartwright. If the applause from the Chicago audience is any indication, McPhee could be poised for a major breakout this mid-season. Assuming, that is, that the show resonates with a broad audience. Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Wheels of steel: Macho Simon Cowell rides solo on quad bike while girl pal Sinitta isn’t far behind – His love of paradise islands and luxury yachts is well known. But it seems Simon Cowell is also a closet biker, as he showed remarkable skill as he zoomed around St Barts on his quad bike. And his close female companion Sinitta was not far behind, although she decided to ride pillion with a female friend. – Read more at the Daily Mail

Damian McGinty Talks Returning For ‘Glee’ Season 4, New Love Interest (Or Two) & ‘The Glee Project’ – n real life, Damian McGinty is just as sweet as he was on “The Glee Project,” and just as adorable as he’s been as Rory Flanagan on “Glee” this season. And yes, the boy can sing, which is why they’ve kept him around on “Glee” even longer than his prize as the winner of “The Glee Project” initially called for. But how many more episodes will he be on? Is he coming back next season? And when is he going to get a love interest? – Read more at Huffington Post

Daniel Radcliffe Recalls ‘Lovely Chat’ With Darren Criss – For a while, it was a running joke between Daniel Radcliffe and Darren Criss that the “Harry Potter” star and “A Very Potter Musical” star had yet to meet, even though the two shared a “Potter” connection, celebrity status and Criss succeeded Radcliffe in the hit Broadway revival of “How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.” MTV News recently caught up with Radcliffe, and he revealed that, at long last, the two actors finally met just before Criss took over Radcliffe’s role for a limited run. – See the Video at MTV

On The Set: Glee’s Michael Jackson Tribute Episode – The thunder’s just stopped rumbling, but a storm’s still a-brewin’ in a chilly parking garage just outside the Paramount Studio gates on a gusty Hollywood night. Inside, oblivious drivers exiting for the evening pass choreographer Zach Woodlee putting the warmly bundled-up Glee kids through a rigorous routine. Having only just been introduced to their complicated dance moves, the physically drained troupe will be in costume and before cameras in less than an hour shooting their big “Bad” production number — the crown jewel in a tribute episode to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, that airs on Tuesday, January 31. Read more at TV Guide

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