Idol Headlines for 02/27/12

Heejun Han: ‘American Idol’ Q&A – “I want to show the world that Asians are not only good for getting high scores on their SATs,” he tells The Post. “They are also good at singing and entertaining. That is the stereotype I want to break from this opportunity.” – Read more at NY Post

CREIGHTON FRAKER: ‘AMERICAN IDOL’ Q&A – A midwestern transplant, this son of a South Dakota preacher turns out to have real rock and roll roots. – Read more at New York Post

BRIELLE VON HUGEL: ‘AMERICAN IDOL’ Q&A – Brielle Von Hugel, 17, returns to ‘American Idol’ after making it to the group rounds in season 10. The high school senior (and cheerleader!) is competing her coursework with the help of on-set tutors as she pursues her life-long dream of becoming a million selling recording star. Read more at the New York Post

Idology: We’ve Got Our Season 11 Top 24! Who’s Ruling? And Who’s Just Fooling? – After 257 weeks of auditions, American Idol has finally whittled down the Season 11 field to a very evenly matched Top 24. On this week’s Idology, Season 6?s third-place Idol Melinda Doolittle and I each name our three favorite contestants thus far. (Spoiler alert: both of us agree on a singer who reminds some folks of a Season 10 finalist whose name rhymed with Gray Shrub Husk.) – TV Line

Shoshana Bean, Sylvia MacCalla, Syesha Mercado Set for Heart & Soul Concerts, Paying Tribute to Whitney Houston – Heart & Soul: The Music of Diana Ross, Dionne Warwick & Whitney Houston will be presented at San Francisco’s The RRazz Room April 14 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM. The concerts will feature the talents of Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray), Sylvia MacCalla (Rent, Hairspray) and American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado (Dreamgirls – national tour). – Read more at Playbill

‘Glee’s’ Cory Monteith brings girlfriend Lea Michele home to Vancouver – Their “Glee” characters’ wedding may be on hold, but off screen, Cory Monteith and Lea Michele look to be heating up. Monteith, a Vancouver native, decided to skip Oscar weekend in Los Angeles, instead opting to head up to Canada for a well-deserved mini vacation… and he brought Lea with him! Yes, after nearly 3 years of playing love interests on screen, the Gleeks are officially in a relationship. – Read more at Zap2it

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