Idol Headlines for 01/14/11 – The Evening Edition

Crystal Bowersox, Megan McCormick and Jill Andrews perform at 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville on Sunday January 23. More info HERE.


Adam Lambert moves into a new home! He tweets, “Checked out of the Sunset Marquis yesterday to move into my new home!! Had an amaaaazing stay there- great service and restaurant!”


In response to publications that erroneously reported the name of her upcoming album, Kelly Clarkson tweets, “I don’t know why people keep calling my new album “May” but that’s the worst title ever and is NOT the title of my new album haha”


Steven Tyler Q&A: The Wild Man Of ‘Idol’

Kara DioGuardi played a role in bringing Tyler on board as American Idol judge? I’m confused.

Did anything in particular change your impression?

The more I saw the content of “American Idol, ” I realized that some of them sang in church. Well, guess what? So did I. And they sang off-Broadway — so did I. That would’ve been all the groups before Aerosmith. [Laughs] Second City Wazoo, or whatever we called all those groups-in-training. That was my thing, though: “They haven’t trained, and how dare they?” And you know what? I was wrong, because what inspired me? Church, and the lunchroom in high school. I got beaten up for having long hair, spit at, peed my pants and all that stuff. But I’d show them in the lunchroom. And this is America’s lunchroom. Everyone turns [the TV] on after dinner and watches “American Idol.”

What was the next step?

I got a text from Kara [DioGuardi] sometime around July, when we were on tour in France, asking, “Did you ever think of being a judge on ‘Idol’?” And I thought, “I’m in front of no less than 80, 000 people a night now. Could I do that? Would I want to do that?” Half the things in life I’ve done, I just jumped into blindly.

Read more at Billboard


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David Cook Soundbite (13-Jan-2011) The Griddle Cafe’s Red Velvet Pancake Launch Red Carpet at Kitson (video c/o

Via DavidCookNews/Info


Lopez and Tyler Excited to Be New ‘Idol’ Makers

Via AP


Blake Lewis and Didi Benami on the way to NAMM

Blake Lewis tweets, “In the car and @Didibenami is painting her nails, spilt the polish and cleaned it up with a tampon. Classic Benami!”


Jordin Sparks Hits Dallas to Meet Inspirational Fan at Dots

GLENWILLOW, Ohio, Jan 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Hot fast-fashion retailer Dots and Grammy®-nominated singer Jordin Sparks fulfilled a dream yesterday for Fabiola Apollon, winner of Dots “Because Of You” Interactive Contest in partnership with Sparks. In collaboration with, the contest encouraged entrants to share a personal story about something they were inspired to accomplish by someone in their life. In honor of her fan-dedicated perfume launched exclusively at Dots this past fall, the “Because of You” contest promised a $500 shopping spree with Sparks at a Dots flagship store.

Read more at PR Newswire


Glee’s Lea Michele Wants To Be A Funny Girl Glee’s Lea Michele Wants To Be A Funny Girl

Glee’s Lea Michele opened up about her red-hot career and her red carpet-ready looks during a Q & A panel at the Winter TCAs (Television Critics Association) meeting Thursday, and has all the info for you.

The 24-year-old New Yorker said if she gets “any free time from Glee, [she’s] hoping to do films, ” noting that Glee creator Ryan Murphy has been wonderful in giving her the freedom to branch out in her entertainment endeavors.

Read more at Radaronline


Veteran actor to perform as a mysterious European industrialist opposite “XIII” lead Stuart Townsend.

TORONTO — Tom Berenger will guest star on the Canada-French co-produced action drama XIII as a mysterious European industrialist.

Co-producers Prodigy Pictures and Europacorp Television said Berenger will perform opposite series lead Stuart Townsend in the series, set to bow in April on Canal Plus in France and Showcase in Canada.

Berenger is represented by ICM and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.

The 13-part thriller also stars Aisha Tyler (“24, ” “CSI”), Virginie Ledoyen and Caterina Murino.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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