Idol Headlines for 03/23/12 – The Evening Edition

Lauren Alaina has a busy few days ahead of her, beginning with an opening date on Jason Aldean’s My Kinda Party tour in New Jersey on Saturday, March 24. The next day (3/25), she will wake up early for a live interview on Fox & Friends Sunday, which takes place at 8 am CT on Fox News. The following day (3/26), Alaina will make her first solo appearance on Today at 9 am CT to perform her single “Georgia Peaches.” – Music Row

Clay Aiken will also appear on the Today Show on Monday March 26.

Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina will appear on GAC TVs Day Jobs on April 11. Kellie Pickler appears on May 2. (Got Country Online)

‘Extra’ Backstage at ‘American Idol’ with Jennifer Lopez

Extra’s” Terri Seymour was backstage with Jennifer Lopez at “American Idol,” and the superstar predicted this year’s winner will be a female contestant. “I still have very high hopes for that.” The nine remaining finalists include: Heejun Han, Deandre Brackensick, Hollie Cavanagh, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Joshua Ledet, Phillip Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, and Elise Testone.

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Katharine McPhee Checks Out “Royal Oak 40 Years” – She’s always up for a swanky industry event, and last night (March 22) Katharine McPhee was spotted at the Royal Oak 40 Years: From Avant-Garde to Icon shindig in New York City. The “American Idol” alum got all gussied up in a turquoise Michael Kors dress and hit the red carpet outside the Park Avenue Armory where she wowed the swarming shutterbugs. – Read more at Celebrity Gossip

OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood’s “Good Girl” to Go Big at ACMs – Because when it was announced that she’d be performing the new song on the ACM Awards on April 1, she said, “Being in Vegas is always a lot of fun, and I’m glad to finally get to perform ‘Good Girl’ in a big situation. It’s gonna be really good. We’re having something made for the performance, and it’ll be pretty rockin’.” – Read more at CMT

VANGIE Part 9 (NEW): Vangie teaches Archie about MERIENDA

David Archuleta tries the different types of Pinoy “merienda”. Panoorin at i-share, Cheng!

Simon: New ‘X Factor’ To Be ‘More Controversial’ – No replacements for Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger have yet been named, and Cowell would only say that the new judge who’ll take Nicole’s chair would be “someone with a different experience.” Among those rumored to have been under consideration for a judging slot include Britney Spears and Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie. According to Cowell, viewers can expect the new X Factor to be “different, better and more controversial.” “It will be the show I’ve always wanted to make, and now I have the ability to do it,” he said. – Read more at ETOnline

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Judge Wanted To Talk To Her About New X-Factor Gig! – Brit’s conservators needed to get approval from the court for her to become a judge on the hit talent show. “Britney’s team is almost ready to sign the contract for her to become a judge on X Factor. Before the contract is signed, the lawyers needed to get approval from Judge Reva Goetz, as all business transactions, contracts, etc., need to get formal approval,” a source close to the situation tells “Judge Goetz wanted to talk to Britney in person to make sure this is something that she wanted to do, and that she was capable of doing. The judge was extremely impressed and Britney is very, very excited to become a part of Simon Cowell’s show. The judge signed off on the deal. “Under terms of the contract, Britney will be paid around $15 million a year. She will travel out of state for auditions, as long as it doesn’t interfere with her custodial time with her sons. The boys will be allowed to come to the set whenever Britney wants them there. Her sons are her number one priority. Jason has been heavily involved in the contract talks,” the insider says. – RadarOnline

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