Idol Headlines for 02/22/09

Carrie Underwood Arrives for the Oscars

Arriving in Los Angeles just ahead of this year Academy Awards, Carrie Underwood was spotted landing at LAX Airport on Saturday night (February 21).

The country singing cutie donned a powder blue Ed Hardy zip-up hoodie with jeans and cowgirl boots as she was quickly led through the terminal and out to an awaiting car.

Braddy still in running as American Idol ‘wild card’

Braddy, a local contestant on the popular national talent show American Idol, was voted out of the top 12 on Wednesday, but is still in the running as a wild card contestant.

Calls to the show PR department confirmed this, when The Daily Advance was told on Wednesday that Braddy was unavailable for interviews because he was still …in contest.

Many local fans feel that Braddy simply hasnt received enough airtime to make him prominent enough in the minds of viewers, which is affecting the number of votes he receives.


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David Cook wows crowd; crowd wows David Cook

One thing for sure, David Cook can belt out a tune. And yet, somehow he makes it look effortless.

With a booming voice projected off his signature scrunched-face screamer pose, the 26-year-old did just that for roughly 65 minutes Friday night at the Weidner Center on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus.

The sold out show ‘ of 1, 000 tickets for floor seats only, per Cook request ‘ was mostly based off the seventh season …American Idol winner self-titled debut album. In the singer second visit to Green Bay ‘ the first with his …American Idol cast members ‘ he discussed his amazement at seeing Lambeau Field, a thrill even for a Kansas City Chiefs fan.


American Idol’s Jamar Rogers and Frankie Jordan – BIG BIG NEWS!American was shocked when Jamar Rogers was eliminated from American Idol during Hollywood Week. We’d enjoyed watching him and best buddy Danny Gokey during the auditions and had hopes of watching them compete together in the Top 12.

Sure, we were disappointed that Jamar was sent home. But what most fans don’t realize is that while winning American Idol is a great thing, not winning can sometimes be a good thing, too. The exposure to millions of viewers can open myriad doors, allowing an artist to pursue his music without restrictions from contractual obligations that dictate style and genre.

Simon Cowell and ex-girlfriend Terri Seymour divide up belongings

SIMON COWELL appears in a new reality show yesterday – as he and his former girlfriend divide up their belongings.

Flanked by their aides, he and Terri Seymour turned up separately at the £5million Beverly Hills townhouse they shared before splitting in October.

Terri, 36, looked sensational in a red dress and spent much of the time sending text messages as multi-millionaire Simon, 49, ambled around the grounds.

The pair, who were together for six years, chatted in front of his £750, 000 Bugatti Veyron sports car.

Terri dumped the X-Factor judge by text over his inability to commit to starting a family. He later denied giving her a £5million pay off, saying: “If anything, I should be getting the money.”

But sources claim he did buy Terri the £2.9million Californian mansion.

(Possible) American Idol Nick Mitchell speaks!

BROOKFIELD — The show started with 100, 000 auditions and he’s made it to the final 36.

Now it’s up to the U.S. viewing public to see if he advances further.

Nick “Norman Gentle” Mitchell, Brookfield High School class of 1999, performs live Wednesday at 8 p.m. on Fox television’s “American Idol.”

In a 15-minute interview with The News-Times Friday, Mitchell revealed he rushed the stage at a Whitney Houston concert when he was 13 and that Ryan Seacrest smells like money.

News-Times: How are you holding up under the “American Idol” pressure?

Lacey Schwimmer Dishes on Dancing with Jackass Star Steve-O

In 2008, dancer Lacey Schwimmer went from So You Think You Can Dance veteran to Dancing With the Stars newbie with a few fleet turns of the foot. And in a stellar showing, she took Lance Bass all the way to the finals before going on a nationwide tour with the show. Back for season 8, Lacey is partnered with comedian Steve-O and spoke with PEOPLE about why she was wrong about the Jackass star, whether they have any stunts planned and why she thinks theyll do well in the competition. ‘ Scott Huver

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