Idol Headlines for 02/06/12

The warm and fuzzies followed Kelly Clarkson last night as she arrived in San Antonio last night for her next gig. Her band and crew made her a sweet sign. See it Here. Right after the game, Kelly tweeted, “Guess what ….I’ve never been more nervous in my life than singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl tonight ….wow that was almost not fun I was so nervous! Fun night overall though! Thank you everybody for all of the nice things you’re saying about my performance! I really appreciate it”

Idology: Time to Overhaul American Idol Auditions? Plus: Week 3?s Best & Worst – After 11 seasons on the air, American Idol‘s audition rounds sometimes feel like a tea bag that’s been used one too many times: There’s not a whole lot of flavor left to extract. On this week’s Idology, Idol‘s Season 6 diva extraordinaire Melinda Doolittle and I analyza Season 11?s disappointing third week of tryouts and brainstorm a new idea for revamping the opening weeks of Season 12. Plus, we dish the “ex-husband held me back from my dreams” defense, and talk about the best and worst Golden Ticket recipients from Portland and St. Louis. Read more at TV Line

Casey Abrams Shaves His Beard For Charity – Casey has followed through on the pledge he made last year to shave off his beard in honor of fans who supported his national inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) awareness campaign, IBD Icons. And while I personally kind of miss his old hairy look, I am sure his beard will grow back in no time, and in the interim, I commend Casey for all his hard work. See the Video at Yahoo Music

‘Smash’ Star Katharine McPhee on Romance and Channeling Marilyn – Fresh-faced beauty Katharine McPhee came close to clinching the American Idol crown in 2006, emerging as the runner-up to Taylor Hicks. Now, after three albums and a handful of acting gigs, she’s hitting a career high note with the NBC series Smash (Mondays, 10 p.m. ET), playing an actress angling for her big break in a Broadway musical about Marilyn Monroe. When success doesn’t happen overnight, the 27-year-old with the prodigious pipes tells Shawna Malcom, “it’s much more sweet.” – Parade Magazine

Jordin Sparks and her boyfriend Jason Derulo watch the Super Bowl together

@JordinSparks: Watching #SB46 w/ my boo @jasonderulo. I have my #GIANTS jersey on! #happy #giants

Adam Lambert: ‘My new album contains f**k you songs’ – Adam Lambert has revealed that he has included a collection of “f**k you” songs on his new album. The singer will release his second studio LP Trespassing later this year, following his new single ‘Better Than I Know Myself’. However, Lambert admitted that he talks about a range of controversial topics on the record, including cruising for sex and celebrating his insanity.
He told the Daily Star: “There are songs on the album about me rebelling against society and saying, ‘F**k you, I’ll do what I want’. “‘Cuckoo’ is about me acknowledging I’m insane and celebrating that fact. And ‘Shady’ is a sleazy, disco funk about cruising for sex, so it will be interesting to see how Middle America interprets that.” – Read more at Digital Spy

Carrie Underwood & Steven Tyler: CMT Fan Jam! – Carrie Underwood and Steven Tyler are all smiles backstage at the CMT Crossroads Live from the Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Saturday (February 4) in Indianapolis, Indiana. The 28-year-old American Idol alum and current Idol judge previously hit the stage together at last year’s Academy of Country Music Awards where they sang “Undo It” and “Walk This Way.” – See the photos at Just Jared

IHOP Promotes Free Pancakes for a Cause with Celebrity Wake Up Calls and “Stacks for Good Acts” Online Contest – To spread the word about National Pancake Day, several Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ celebrity supporters have joined forces to “wake up” fans and encourage them to seek out free pancakes on Tuesday, February 28. Hotcake enthusiasts can register to receive a wake up call on National Pancake Day from NFL Hall of Famer Steve Young, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals co-founders John Schneider and Marie Osmond, singers David Archuleta and GRAMMY-nominated Jordin Sparks, Twilight star Boo Boo Stewart, Disney XD star Brendan Meyer, and the recently crowned Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppeler. Wake up calls can be requested at through Friday, February 24, 2012. – Read more at Market Watch

Who is the worst dressed dude on ‘American Idol’? – The men of “American Idol” – that would be Steven Tyler, Randy Jackson and Ryan Seacrest – earn big bucks questioning superstar hopefuls. Sometimes, that includes critiques of the wannabes’ wardrobes. But what can be said about the boys’ own outward appearances? And who stacks up best against the perfectly coifed and always glamorous female judge, Jennifer Lopez? We asked some fashion bigs to judge the judges (and host). – Read more at FOX news

‘We’d love to have her back’: ITV chiefs welcome Simon Cowell’s bid to have Cheryl Cole return as part of X Factor revamp – He sensationally dumped her from the U.S. X Factor last year, but Simon Cowell is said to be making a swoop for Cheryl Cole’s return to the show’s British incarnation. The Newcastle-born singer, 28, is now his number one target to replace Kelly Rowland, according to reports. Cowell’s move comes right after almost the entire team from the U.S. show was axed with host Steve Jones and judges Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul all given their marching orders last week. Read more at Daily Mail

Listen to and Download the song “Dream Big” from Top 8 The Voice contestant, Nakia:

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