Idol Headlines for 01/12/11 – The Evening Edition

Paula Abdul’s Live to Dance will move to 9 pm on CBS from it’s regular 8 pm time slot. Paula tweets, “OK GUYS! new time tonight! you guys ready to ‘Live’ at 9pm ET/8pm CT & PT? lol! Live to Dance will be AMAZING tonight! live live live! xoP”


Chris Daughtry tweets, “Getting some work done in my studio today. Gotta get it all up and running and ready for album 3…There’s no timeline as to when this said album will be finished as it has not even been started. But rest assured that when we start, you will know.


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Kimberly Caldwell plays the Desperate or Stupid Game!

Kimberly appears on “Desperate or Stupid”, a new game show that tests a player’s desperation and/or stupidity!

Are you desperate or stupid? Find out by following Kimberly on Facebook and Twitter where she will ask daily questions just like in the gameshow!­l,

Via KimberlyCaldwell


Kellie Pickler’s Wedding Gown: All the Exclusive Details

Bridezilla she wasn’t. When Kellie Pickler tapped Badgley Mischka for her wedding gown, she gave them total design freedom, she says. “I really didn’t ask for anything at all, ” she tells PEOPLE. “They just took such great care of me and did it all. I just stood there and instantly fell in love with it.” The feeling was mutual, say designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka, who told PEOPLE they’ve been fans of Pickler’s since American Idol. “She has such a pure, kind spirit and we were thrilled when she asked us to design her wedding gown, ” they said in a statement. “The classic ballgown silhouette is perfect for her amazing figure.”

Read more at People


Stryker Strikes Out: The Man Who Was Supposed To Be The Fourth ‘Idol’ Judge

As “American Idol” revs up for its make-or-break 10th season, all the hype focuses on the show’s return to its classic three-judge format, which notably includes new judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler. But I can’t help but wonder if a certain radio DJ in Los Angeles is still hoping he’ll be called in to sit next to J.Lo and S.Ty one day.

Allow me to explain. While most fans think of former co-host Brian Dunkleman as the “Pete Best” of “Idol”–aka, the guy who came painfully close to being part of a multi-million-dollar entertainment empire, and probably still dreams of what might have been–at least Brian made it onto the air for a few months back in Season 1. It’s really a radio personality known as Stryker, who works for KROQ in L.A., who’s probably covered with proverbial black-and-blue bruises from kicking himself. See, Stryker was supposed to be “American Idol’s” original fourth judge.

Read more at Reality Rocks


Reasons To Get Excited About ‘American Idol’ Season 10

But now, with the “American Idol” premiere only days away, I’m beginning to change my tune. I’ve started to have hope. Yes, I never thought I’d say this, but…I’m actually getting psyched about Season 10.

Why? Well, sometimes change is good. At the very least, it’s exciting, if only in a trainwrecky sort of way. I mean, I love reality makeover shows, from “The Swan” to “How Do I Look?” to “Style By Jury”…so why shouldn’t I be interested in the aging granddaddy of all reality shows getting a much-needed facelift of its own, right?

Read more at Reality Rocks


Kara DioGuardi Earns NAMM’s “Music For Life” Award

The National Assn. of Music Merchants (NAMM) today presented award-winning singer-songwriter Kara DioGuardi with the prestigious Music for Life Award in honor of her musical achievements and boundless contributions to the music industry.

DioGuardi, who with partner Stephen Finfer founded multi-faceted music publishing company Arthouse Entertainment, co-owned with Bug Music, was awarded the highest honor NAMM bestows on an individual during the 2011 NAMM Media Preview Day in Anaheim, CA. The award, presented over the years to a short list that includes Quincy Jones, Yoko Ono and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, recognizes influential recipients who have played a significant role in promoting the making of music and education.

Read more at American Songwriter


‘Glee’ Stars Stayed Up All Night For ‘Thriller’ Cover

“It was a huge production. We we’re shooting that until 6:30 in the morning, ” Cory Monteith told “AH” at the Television Critics Association press tour. “We shot all night, and it was probably one of the most physical numbers that we’ve ever done. I was lifting Naya Rivera at one point in the dance. It was really active. We had the whole USC band wrapped in to this number as you can see in the photos. It was awesome.”

Other songs featured in the post-Super Bowl episode include hits by the Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry and Lady Antebellum.

Read more at MTV


‘Glee’ Nail Polish to Make Debut

Sephora by OPI is releasing a limited edition “Glee” nail polish collection next month. According to WWD, the collection includes colors “Slushied, ” an opaque blue; “Hell to the No, ” a bold purple; “Gleek Out, ” a lime green; “Diva-In-Training, ” a poppy pink; “Who Let the Dorks Out, ” a peacock green; “Miss Bossy Pants, ” a rich raspberry; and “Mash-Up, ” a pearlescent green gray.

Each polish will retail for $9.50, with the new collection projected to make cash registers sing to the tune of $1.5 million in sales.

Read more at Extra


Glee Couples Status Report! What’s the Future for Your Favorites?

And now, ladies and gentlemen, your teenage dream Darren Criss has a message for those desperate for Blaine and Kurt to get together. “There’s going to be some fun things. Every day Chris (Colfer) and I are both equally curious to see what’s going to happen between the two of those guys, ” he spills to us. “We’re definitely going to start seeing some layers to the two of them. The pink elephant in the room will finally be addressed, let’s put it that way.”

Speaking of pink, Glee has a Valentine’s Day episode coming up! Kevin McHale is especially anxious for fans to see that one. “[Artie] is with Brittany [Heather Morris], and it’s a very fun and cute episode, ” he tells us. “We get to do a lot of fun numbers. This number I get to do, I can’t say [what it is] but I’m very, very excited to do it. There’s slow motion! I love slow motion.”

Read more at Eonline


Living the high life: X Factor finalist Cher Lloyd flies first class from Miami to hook up with Black Eyed Pea Will.I.Am in LA

She’s been famous for five minutes and didn’t even win the X Factor – but Cher Lloyd was flying first class from Miami to Los Angeles earlier today.

The wannabe popstar had been over on the American east coast making a start on her debut album, and was heading west to work with Black Eyed Pea Will.I.Am.

But considering the 17-year-old was a student prior to appearing on the ITV1 talent show, one can only presume that her record label or Will himself footed the £1, 500 bill.

Read more at Daily Mail

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