Idol Headlines for 03/05/12

‘American Idol’ Finalist Jessica Sanchez Has Roots In Bataan – LOS ANGELES – “Oh, my baby!” Editha Sanchez, the charming mother of Jessica Sanchez exclaimed as she watched her eldest daughter being interviewed by the press on the “blue carpet” at the recently-concluded “American Idol” Finalists after-party held at the The Grove rooftop parking structure. Jessica, 16, a petite belter and powerhouse Filipino-Mexican-American singer, just made it to the top 13 of the number one reality singing contest here in Los Angeles, the “American Idol.” Read more at

American Idol star Hollie Cavanagh’s Liverpool family ‘ecstatic’ as she sails into the final 13 – AMERICAN Idol star Hollie Cavanagh made her Liverpool family “ecstatic” when she sailed into the final 10. Today, Hollie’s aunt, Linda Pimblett, spoke of her pride after her niece earned one of the top spots on Fox’s hit TV show. The teen singer survived months of try-outs to reach the live shows, and was one of just five girls voted through to next week by viewers. LFC fan Hollie, who is originally from Allerton, was in the first group of girls to learn her fate on Thursday from host Ryan Seacrest. – Read more at Liverpool Echo

‘Idol’ Castoff Chelsea Sorrell Hair’s to You, Kid! – Chelsea Sorrell won’t be the next “American Idol,” but she might have found a new calling in a whole other field … hair modeling. Turns out the cosmetologist from Stokesdale, NC — who was booted this week — has translated into big business for the beauty school she graduated from. Leon’s Beauty School in Greensboro has been offering a Chelsea-related special cut & color (with a 10% discount) ever since she made it on the show … and it’s been a big seller. Read more at TMZ

‘American Idol’s’ James Durbin, Orianthi Rock for Scholarship Fund – American Idol’s season 10 rocker James Durbin is preparing for a return visit to the show, and while he hasn’t yet decided which song he’ll perform, he promises viewers something to remember. “It’s going to be very cool,” he tells The Hollywood Reporter. “[On Idol], I went out of my way every single week to do something that had never been done before and be original and make moments for myself. Come April 12, it’s going to be no different.” – Read more at the Hollywood Reporter

Featured Sunday March 4th…David Cook Running For A Cure…& Antil Bullying Benefit – David Cook to Run the 2012 Honda LA Marathon aims to raise $100,000 for brain cancer charity on…ini honor of his late brother Adam…David joins us the talk about his training for his FIRST marathon ever! His passion for this cause AND we chat details about how YOU could score a signed guitar JUST for donation $25 to the ABC2 Team!! (segments 2 & 3 will be reloaded soon-sorry for technical difficulties) – Listen to the Interview at

Steven Tyler to Perform at Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp Concert – American Idol judge and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler take the stage at this year’s Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp all-star concert to be held at the Playboy Mansion on May 5. The event caps off the five-day camp, which will feature counselors with rock credentials such as Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot), Mark Hudson (Aerosmith), Kip Winger, Alan White (Yes), Phil Soussan (Ozzy Osbourne), Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath), Howard Leese (Heart) and Billy Sheehan (Big), with more to be announced. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Singing ‘Apprentice’ – ‘I feel like Ivanka really runs that company’ – Music hath charms to soothe the savage Donald, it would seem. This season, more than a quarter of the contestants on “The Celebrity Apprentice” are musicians. If you go by the previous few seasons — which were won by singers such as John Rich and Brett Michaels — the musical celebs have a leg up on getting hired at the end of the season.Debbie Gibson, Dee Snider and former Danity Kane star, Aubrey O’Day, are still in the game and, along with “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken may have the best shot of winning this year. Read more at the New York Post

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