Today’s Idol Appearances
- Carrie Underwood performs 2 shows at the Grand Ole Opry
- David Archuleta will sing the National Anthem for NASCAR Royal Purple 300 in Fontana, CA. Live on ESPN 5:30pm ET/2:30pm PT
Today is the day to register for Los Angeles X Factor auditions. More information HERE. The cattle call begins Sunday March 27 at the LA Sports Arena.
David Archuleta will be performing at the 60th Annual Sun Fun Festival Kick-off on May 28 in Myrtle Beach, SC. More information HERE.
More Headlines after the JUMP…
American Idol Recap: Paul F. Tompkins Weighs in On the Casey Save
Okay. At great personal expense, I am watching last night’s show on my laptop in a hotel in Melbourne, Australia. I don’t know why I have made recapping this show such a priority in my life. I don’t know anything about myself anymore.
Read more at New York Magazine
Ask Billboard: They Write The Songs (And Sing Them, Too)
Arista Nashville confirms that “Songs Like This” (which I praised as a possible single choice in this “Ask Billboard” column almost a year ago) is not being actively promoted to radio. Still, it rises 48-47 in its seventh week on Country Songs, with 871, 000 audience impressions this week on 27 stations (of 127 overall chart reporters), according to Nielsen BDS.
The label has no plans to release any more singles from Underwood’s third album, “Play On.”
Read more at Billboard
Derek Hough Will Return to Dancing with ‘New Tricks’
Derek Hough is not competing on season 12 of Dancing with the Stars, but he’s already planning his return to the dance floor.
“I told the told the producers I’m going to come back with a few new tricks, ” the dancer-choreographer said, anticipating that he’ll return to the ballroom this fall.
Read more at People