Idol Headlines for 01/16/12

WATCH Jennifer Hudson on The Talk today, 2 pm CBS

It’s not official yet, but rumor has it Carrie Underwood, Steven Tyler and Sugar Ray will be taping an episode of CMT Crossroads. Carrie has been hinting on her Fan Club recently that she would be teaming up with Tyler for something special. Crossroads features artists from different worlds performing together. Carrie and Steven have already performed together–a medley of Undo It/Walk This Way at last year’s ACM awards.

Ryan Seacrest teases the American Idol premiere on twitter, “oh yeah…first ep reflects on our 10 year history on on air!

David Archuleta Vlogs From the Philippines

David tweets this morning, “And it’s a wrap for the 1st day of filming! Man, what a learning experience it’s been already, haha. It all starts again tomorrow.”

Kelly Rowland ‘not returning to X Factor’ – And while no official decision has been made for next year, I’m told she will not be returning for a second series of the hit ITV1 show. I’m told: “She enjoyed her time on the programme but was taken aback by the circus surrounding it. “From his side, Simon [Cowell] felt that Kelly had got off to a really strong start but slightly faded towards the latter half of the series.
“He is already on the look-out for fresh talent.” – Read more at the Daily Mirror

‘Glee’ Star Chris Colfer Teases Michael Jackson Tribute Episode – “Well, the Michael Jackson episode …,” Colfer answered when asked about his most-anticipated upcoming episodes. “We have a Spanish episode coming up with Ricky Martin. We have a Valentine’s Day episode coming up, so that’s going to be fun.” As to how the King of Pop’s prolific songbook will manifest itself in the January 31 tribute episode, Colfer explained, “Well, I sing part of ‘Black [or] White.’ I’m the ‘White’ in ‘Black [or] White,’ and I sing ‘Ben,’ that famous song he wrote for the rat.” – See the Video at MTV

Constantine Maroulis stars in the rock musical, The Toxic Avenger, opening Friday  in Houston, TX. Its creators hope to take the show back to New York this spring (it previously had an off-Broadway run) for a  Broadway run, a in time to qualify for this season’s Tony Awards.  Read more at

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