Idol Headlines for 02/18/12

Whitney Houston will be laid to rest today at 12 pm ET in her hometown, Newark NJ.  The service will be streamed live online at CNN.  BET will begin coverage at 11:30 am. For more information on coverage Click This Link.  X Factor judge, L. A. Reid will be in attendance.

American Idol has posted FULL videos of every Performance Challenge performance from the Las Vegas round that aired on Thursday. These are unedited, so you might want to check them out. Watch at

Carrie Underwood is nominated for two Aussie Music Awards – International Artist of the year & Music video of the year for Mama’s Song. Check it out Here.

Chris Rene Shoots First Music Video in Santa Cruz – A large crowd of well over 200 local supporters and friends of Chris Rene showed up at the Jose Skate Park in Live Oak on Thursday afternoon for the R&B singer’s first music video. The Santa Cruz native shook hands and hugged just about every person he came across and received much love from his fans. Rene looked excited and at times nervous. Read more and check out the photos at Santa Cruz Patch

Kelly Clarkson’s ‘Since U Been Gone’ Gets A Pop Up Video! – Back in 2004, Kelly Clarkson released the breakup anthem and insta-classic “Since U Been Gone,” a song that focused on embracing some much-deserved revenge on an ex. But because our friends over at VH1 know how much we loved watching the sweet-as-pie singer destroy her ex-boyfriend’s amazing apartment (and that stellar record collection), they gave our favorite Kelly moment the “Pop Up Video” treatment. Hooray for breakup paybacks — again. – Check out the Video at MTV Buzzworthy

Kelly Clarkson interview Kiss 95.7

Idol’s Casey James Excited About Album, Touring – Casey James debut album will hit stores on March 20. The Texas native says that he’s excited to finally have it available for people to buy. But he says the album is meant to be listened to as a complete project and he just can’t bring himself to pick a favorite. “The real truth is,” he told, “it breaks my heart to imagine somebody listening to one song off the album, because I built the album. Everything from the song choices to the production of the song to the sequencing to the lyrics—every single part of it—I built to be a singular piece. It’s meant to be an album you listen to from beginning to end. I can’t pick a favorite…” – Read more at

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