Idol Headlines for 02/11/11

Today’s Idol Appearances:

  • Adam Lambert takes part in the Grammy Social Media Rock Star Summit in Los Angeles. It streams live at It streams live at 2–3:30 p.m. PT/5–6:30 p.m. ET on and on YouTube
  • Adam Lambert will be on Radio Sophie at 7:10 pt. Stream it HERE.
  • Ruben Studdard headlines the Palmyra Foundation benefit concert at the Palmyra Resort and Spa in Montego Bay.
  • Elliott Yamin performs at Billboard Live in Tokyo, Japan
  • Crystal Bowersox will be in the Grammy radio room for interviews


According to internet tweets, Crystal Bowersox will perform in Mexico for 101.9 MIX Chicago. The station will broadcast live from Cancun on March 12-March 15.


Crystal Bowersox will hit the Grammys this weekend, including a MusicCares party for Barbra Streisand tonight. After the Awards she’ll make her way through the Pacific Northwest to promote her album and single. See more at Gina Orr’s twitter HERE.


Adam Lambert tweets, “Just saw Katy Perry’s final dress rehearsal for her tour!! It was so much fun!!! Make sure you go see this superstar on stage!”

Also, Pink tweeted yesterday, after Adam’s performance of her song “Whataya Want From Me’ on Ellen, that she loved his acoustic version.

Adam Lambert may have a photo shoot today. Makeup artist Judd D Minter tweets, “Shooting Adam Lambert today !!! He is an absolute doll. I’m not allowed to say what the shoot is for but all you Adam Lambert friends/fans will love it !! Awesome day.”


Songwriter Patrick Davis tweets, “Just finished up one hell of a love song/panty dropper with Dallas & @CaseyEJames!”


More Headlines after the JUMP…

Mix 104.1 – Lee DeWyze

He couldn’t pronounce Worcester. Ha. Sorry, I missed the intro

Lee – MIX 104


Listen to Adam Lambert’s interview this morning with Radio Sophie

Adam talked about the Grammys and his upcoming album

Adam – Sophie

Here’s a longer, unedited version from Radio Sophie:

Adam – Sophie – Longer

Star 94.1

Adam – Star 94.1


Wow. It looks like in between dodging bench warrants, Chikezie is finding time to plan a wedding. He tweets, “So, let’s say I have a friend… His name is… Chuck… Easy… and this friend is getting married…but he has NO CLUE how these things work… venues, flowers, all that craziness… where does one go? ok… let’s say this friend… Chuck… is getting married on July 10th…”


Another Oscar Winner Wants to Be on Glee!

“That would be so cool, ” Jennifer Hudson just told me about the possibility of popping up at McKinley High. “It’s such an amazing show, so hopefully, ”

Who would she play? “Maybe the substitute music teacher, ” she smiled.

I caught up with the Dreamgirls songstress at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where she was rehearsing the two songs she’ll be singing at Saturday’s Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons. By her side was the event’s legendary host, Clive Davis.

Read more at EOnline


Jennifer Hudson on Access Hollywood


Ukrainian ‘Idol’ Chick — Internet Love Connection

The Ukrainian chick on Wednesday night’s “American Idol” is about to celebrate a 2 year anniversary with her American husband … a guy she met on a website that helps “western” men find “Eastern European” brides.

Inessa Lee — a belly dancer who’s lived in the Ukraine for most of her life — tells TMZ she met her husband on a specialty “dating” site called Elena’s Models.

It’s technically NOT a mail order bride website — though, according to the site, it “specializes in introducing Russian and Eastern European women with western men.”

The site also brags the ladies they represent have high moral and family values.

Inessa tells us the Internet love gamble paid off for her … even though her attempt on “Idol” didn’t.

Read more at TMZ


Interview with rejected Idol constestant, Wendy Taylor – FOX Houston

Local Idol Contestant Could Get 2nd Chance at Stardom:


Mike & Carrie: Did we know deep down this was coming?

OTTAWA — They say that when Mike Fisher slipped the five-carat, $150, 000 diamond ring on to Carrie Underwood’s well-manicured finger, hearts broke all over Ottawa. With his strong Christian faith and his reputation for good works, not to mention his broad shoulders and tousled hair, the Senators forward was a favourite with the ladies.

But that wasn’t the only reason his marriage to country superstar Underwood broke hearts: Any student of history knows that when a Canadian hockey player marries a blond American, a trade south of the border can’t be far behind (yes, we’re looking at you, Wayne and Janet Gretzky).

Read more at Ottawa Citizen


ACM CEO Believes Carrie Underwood Should Have Been Included In EOTY Category

As for Carrie’s fans, Romeo is sympathetic. “She’s our two-time Entertainer of the Year, ” he says. “Do I think she should be in there? Yes. But I’m just one vote. The board made the right decision to go to eight. We tried it, but found it to be too much. The question you ask is, ‘Are we giving up two-and-a-half minutes to monologue and mentions I could be using to give a newcomer the opportunity to play music?’ That’s the balance you have to strike.”

Read more at Country Music is Love


Has Melody Tent’s manager in her corner

Tony Raine doesn’t usually follow American Idol. The Chatham resident and long-time general manager-production manager of the Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis has been in the music business long enough to know that the type of music promoted by the show isn’t usually his cup of tea.

But when he saw 20-year-old Marstons Mills resident Siobhan Magnus on the show while he was in Wales managing singer Carlene Carter’s tour last summer, something caught his attention. It was the Edward Gorey tattoo on her arm.

“That kind of piqued my curiosity, ” Raine said, noting that Gorey’s work is not exactly mainstream. “If she’s got that tattoo on her arm, there’s obviously some artistic depth there.”

Read more at Barnstable Patriot


Tim Urban Covers Jim Croce’s “I’ll Have to Say I Love You In a Song”


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