Idol Headlines for 01/31/11 – The Evening Edition

The pop music critic for the Fort Worth Star Telegram confirms the drummer via twitter for the Casey James Band is Richard Millsap, son of singer/guitarist Dave Milsap.


Adam Lambert thanks his fans for donating to Charity Water in his name in lieu of birthday presents. He tweets, “Thank you all for the beautiful birthday wishes and parties!!! And- We’ve reached 260k for Charity:Water!!! Amaaaaaaazing!


The American Idol judges, Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler will be interviewed on Oprah this Wednesday, Feb. 2.


Jason Castro will be announcing tour plans soon. He tweets, “Just got confirmation word on the touring plans for Feb-April… ill be Posting dates soon at


Nigel Lythgoe tweets, “It was a great honor for me to make the “Woman of the Year” presentation speech to Priscilla Presley at the Nevada Ballet fundraiser…I’m staying in Vegas to celebrate Lisa Marie Presley’s birthday before flying to Salt Lake City for #SYTYCD auditions Wed. Thurs. and Friday”


Kris Allen on The Five10 this weekend.  Tweet:  “This Sunday our guests are @Krisallen, @donbolles, and @RichardElfman on @ 8pm (PST)!!”  You can listen HERE.

Kris will also be a guest on Unleashed February 4 at 9:15 pm ET. Listen HERE.


Join Brian Oake live at Gluek’s in Minneapolis, MN from 3-7pm with a free on-site Studio C performance by Crystal Bowersox at 4pm. You can listen to the concert live at Cities97 HERE.


More Headlines after the JUMP…


Danny Gokey: ‘I Am Open This Year to Meeting Someone’

Danny Gokey is sharing something that he has told few others. When asked about the status of his love life, the country singer tells Taste of Country, “I am open this year to meeting someone. I really am.”

As fans and ‘American Idol‘ watchers know, Gokey’s wife Sophia lost her battle with heart disease at age 27. On July 9, 2008 — four weeks before he auditioned for ‘Idol’ — his wife passed away due to complications of routine surgery for congenital heart disease.

Read more at Taste of Country


Carroll Shelby Foundation and Sam Pack Auto Group to Auction 2011 Shelby GT350 During “Jordin Sparks Experience” This Week in Dallas

ARLINGTON, TX–(Marketwire – January 31, 2011) – The Carroll Shelby Foundation will auction a 45th Anniversary 2011 Shelby GT350, bearing CSM #145 during the 4th annual “Jordin Sparks Experience” during the week of the “big game” in Dallas. The limited edition 420 horsepower 2011 GT350 will be auctioned live during the event, which will begin with a minimum bid of $65, 000. The Jordin Sparks Experience will take place Feb. 2, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., at the Sheraton Arlington in Arlington. World renowned recording artist Jordin Sparks will host the gathering, which will include performances and appearances by the brightest stars in sports and entertainment. For bidding information, please call (888) 868-6157 ext 745.

Read more at Marketwire


Kelly Clarkson tweets about her Oral Surgery

After emergency root canal surgery, Kelly Clarkson tweeted earlier today, I just got finished at the dentist and I can’t feel this portion of my face ……it feels so weird and I keep thinking I’m drooling on myself which is so incredibly attractive, I’m aware.”

She tweeted the above photo with a message, “Oral surgery = sadness”.

Aw. Feel better soon, Kelly!


Cowell backing children’s hospice

X Factor guru Simon Cowell has backed a campaign to fund hospice care for terminally-ill children.

He threw his support behind a bid to raise the money to buy 28 Mini’s to transport nurses to where they are needed the most.

He told Toby Anstis in an interview on Heart FM: “I have seen first-hand the incredible work children’s hospices do to help seriously ill children, young people and their families make the most of short, precious lives.

“The Have a Heart Appeal is all about raising money to give these families a helping hand at home when they most need it. Please join me in supporting this appeal to help your local children’s hospice continue their vital work.”

Read more at Press Association


‘Glee’ cast offers Super Bowl recipes. Matthew Morrison uses ‘crock-pot’ as a verb

To celebrate their post-Super Bowl episode this Sunday, the cast of Glee (and some of the characters) are offering up their favorite game-day recipes here. Watch the video below to hear Matthew Morrison tease his Amazing Chili Cream Cheese Dip. Other actor recipes include Jane Lynch’s Dream Bars, Cory Monteith’s 5-layer Dip, Heather Morris’ Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Balls, and Naya Rivera’s Killer Guacamole.

Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Dance Dorkily on stage At the Brad Paisley concert in Ottawa Sunday night

Brad Paisley called Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher out of the audience at his show in Ottawa Canada last night. Brad introduced them, and Carrie sang a bit of “Alcohol” with him.

Check out Carrie and Mike as they dance dorkily on stage while Brad performs

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