Idol Headlines for 01/24/12

Did you miss the American Idol San Diego auditions Sunday night? You can catch an encore presentation on FOX tonight at 8/7c pm.

Scotty McCreery dropped by the KFDI radio station. Click to listen to his interview and watch an acoustic performance of “Water Tower Town”.

Lauren Alaina set to host the Teddy Awards for CMT. – Let the CMT Teddy Awards get you in the mood for love. Cast your vote in categories such as steamiest video, best kiss, best use of lingerie and many more. Then tune in as American Idol alum Lauren Alaina hosts CMT’s fun celebration of Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14 at 8 a.m. ET/PT and 11 a.m. ET/PT – More at CMT

‘Idol’ Booty Shorts Girl Steven Tyler PROMISED Me I’d Go to Hollywood! – The midriff and booty baring girl who got booted from “American Idol” is pissed at Steven Tyler … because she claims he approved of her skimpy outfit before her audition… and even told her she “already won the damn thing!” Jennifer Diley was dismissed Sunday night after attempting two songs — “With You” by Jessica Simpson and “Hero” by Mariah Carey. Jennifer tells us she was thrown off because she hadn’t rehearsed either song — and was forced by producers to pick from a list of “flirty” songs. – Read more at TMZ

Cat-Loving Crooner Kellie Pickler Helps Design Sweater That Will Have Feline Fashionistas Saying “Me-Wow” – OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Dog lovers are never shy about publicly parading their pooch pride. But too often cat affection is locked behind closed doors. No more, says the makers of Fresh Step® litter.
In honor of Cat Appreciation Month this February, the makers of Fresh Step litter have teamed up with cat-loving country star Kellie Pickler to ask cat lovers to flood Facebook with images of them wearing their favorite cat-centric clothing. – Read more at SacBee

‘Idol’ Alum Kellie Pickler Toughens Up With ‘100 Proof’ – t’s been more than three years since Kellie Pickler’s self-titled sophomore album debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart (No. 9 on Billboard 200), but the “American Idol” alumna has hardly been idle. “I jumped, not giving a shit whether my parachute opened or not,” Pickler ( @kelliepickler) says of recording new album “100 Proof,” arriving Jan. 24 on Sony Nashville/BNA. “I just jumped. I’m so happy that I did and that the people that worked on this album jumped with me. I love this record.” – Billboard

Kellie Pickler Proves Herself With 100 Proof – Kellie Pickler says she approached her third album, 100 Proof, with one goal in mind: “I really wanted to take people back to the roots of country music, the music that I grew up on.” And her new album proves that she meant it. 100 Proof leans heavily on traditional country themes, like cheating, family relationships and getting rowdy at the bar. And even the casual listener can’t miss the steel guitar, fiddles and lots of twang. – CMT

‘Idol’ star Durbin tunes in to NFL – “It’s cool, I’m just gonna say that,” said Durbin, calling from the lobby of the Conan O’Brien studios during a promo tour. “It’s a pipe dream to be the anthem for the NFL. ‘Stand Up’ is just what it says, it’s that song to get you pumped. It’s the fun, get the f— out of your seat kind of song.” – Read more at ESPN

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