Idol Headlines for 02/22/11 – The Evening Edition

Aretha to Fantasia: You can’t always get what you want

Aretha Franklin serves up a SMACKDOWN to Fantasia after the Season 3 Idol winner complained to the press that she wasn’t invited to participate in the Grammy tribute to the Queen of Soul:

“I was sorry to hear that Fantasia was upset because she did not get the opportunity to participate in my Grammy Tribute this year. I recall that in the past, Fantasia participated in both my MusicCares Person of the Year Tribute and my United Negro College Fund Tribute. Fantasia is still young in the business and although we all love and appreciate her she must understand that in this business of show business she will not always get to participate in everything she would like participate in. I’m sure it was not an intentional omission. I will see Fantasia over the summer here in Detroit.”

Oof! ViaUSA Today

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Crystal Bowersox SMILE 4 HAITI Video Campaign

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Anoop Desai behind the Scenes of the Kore Magazine Shoot

Photo by Lillie Mae

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Exclusive Interview with Anthony Fedorov

Anthony Fedorov, recently announced that he signed with Airgo Music and is working on his EP. The record’s release will coincide with Anthony’s trip to Japan to take part in their production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. When we hopped on the phone with Anthony to find out more about his EP and Joseph show, he revealed the impact his brother has had on his music and how playing Joseph has been liberating.

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Constantine Maroulis meets more Famous People – Rock of Ages Backstage

Via ConstantineMaroulis

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Phil Stacey New Song “Faith”

Season 6 Idol, Phil Stacey performs a new song, “Faith”. It will be available for download though Conquer Entertainment later this year.

Via USA Today

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NBC renews reality lineup; ‘The Sing-Off, ‘ ‘The Biggest Loser’ and ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ coming back next season

NBC announced today that it has renewed The Sing-Off, The Biggest Loser, and Who Do You Think You Are for the 2011-12 season. This season’s cycle of The Sing-Off averaged a 3.2 rating/8 share and 9.2 viewers, jumping versus the prior season by 28% in the adult demo and 27% in viewers. The Dec. 20 finale, in which Pop Gospel sensations Committed were crowned champions, tied as the No. 1 primetime telecast of that week in adults 18-49.

Read more at Entertainment Weekly

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