Idol Headlines for 01/13/12

Kelly Clarkson tour opens at Foxwoods, CT

Allison Iraheta, Blake Lewis, Brandon Rogers, Didi Benami, Matt Giraud, Michael Johns and Tim Urban perform a Free concert at Union Station Great Hall in Chicago, IL. More information HERE

Jennifer Hudson appears on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno NBC 11:35/10:35

Chris Rene comes home: ‘X Factor’ star to play the Santa Cruz Civic on Jan. 29 – Santa Cruz rapper and singer Chris Rene, who became an overnight music star thanks to his performances on Fox’s “The X Factor,” will be the man of the hour Jan. 29 at the “Love Life Homecoming Celebration” to take place at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium. – Read more at Santa Cruz Sentinel

David Archuleta receives warm welcome from Filipino fans on fourth visit – While thrilled, David admits feeling jittery. He says, “I’ve always been nervous about things when it comes to acting… “But I just thought because…the Filipino fans are very supportive and very warm it kind of made it easier to [say], ‘Okay, let’s try it.'” It is David’s fourth visit in Manila and it will be his longest trip. The singer was in the country on July 2011 for a concert. Read more at

David Archuleta back in Manila; excited over forthcoming mini-series – The American singer—who’s had cameo appearances on US teen shows “Hannah Montana” and “iCarly”—signed his contract with the Kapatid network also on Friday, together with Kapatid top executives Ray Espinosa and Bobby Barreiro. It was announced at the post-signing press conference that aside from acting in the series, Archuleta will also record the song “Nandito Ako,” which singer-composer Ogie Alcasid popularized. – Read more at

Scotty MCCreery, Band Perry on opening for Brad Paisley

Ryan Seacrest will do Globes red carpet with bad knee – Seacrest said on his KIIS-FM radio show this morning that he tore his MCL “weeks ago” but he isn’t seeing his “knee guy” until Monday. “I’m stiff,” he explained. “I get very stiff.” And he added that the Golden Globes carpet could be “dangerous. Apparently if you get hit in the thing before it gets better, you could damage it more.” Stand back, everyone. – Read more at USA Today

Kohl’s Department Stores and XIX Entertainment Announce Exclusive Retail Sponsorship of Q’VIVA! THE CHOSEN – LOS ANGELES, Jan 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Jamie King, Simon Fuller and XIX Entertainment today announced that Kohl’s Department Stores KSS +0.41% has signed on as the exclusive retail sponsor of Q’VIVA! THE CHOSEN. This groundbreaking docu-journey celebrating Latin culture, music, and dance is making its Spanish-language U.S. debut January 28, 2012 on Univision and will also air on leading networks throughout the Americas. – Read more at Market Watch

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