Idol Headlines For 03/29/09

Week 11 of Ranking the Field: Best of “American Idol”

This is my power ranking of the remaining contestants in Season 8 of “American Idol, ” and it will be updated every week. If you disagree with my ranking, by all means use the comments area to share your own.

Seattle Times

‘Idolatry’: Behold! It’s Kristy Lee Joy Corkrey! (And the Greatest American Hero!)

Ladies and gentlemen…Idolatry executive producer Jason Averett stayed up reeeeeallly late last night (hopefully he didn’t forget to eat dinner!). But let his sleep deprivation/delirium be your delight. Today’s Idolatry episode may not feature Kristen Baldwin slapping herself silly, but as my cohost Nicholas Fonseca and I discuss the highs and lows of Motown Week, a new and powerful threat to Allison Iraheta and Adam Lambert rises like a Phoenix from the ashes. Plus: Paula gets subversive! Press play, and enjoy!


More Idol Headlines after the JUMP…

VIDEO: David Archuleta Reveals His Ideal WomanVIDEO: David Archuleta Reveals His Ideal Woman

Listen up, ladies! American Idol winner David Archuleta took time to stop and chat with at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards on Saturday to discuss the winning recipe to his heart.

The crooner looks for a girl who is …down to earth, but still fun and tries new things.

A little bit of hope for those crushing on the talented cutie: he single.

He adds that candidates to be his leading lady should be …concerned about other people and …not totally into themselves.


The Fonz beats Cowell in charity contest

Simon Cowell has been praised for his generous spirit despite failing to scoop £40, 000 for his favourite charity in a celebrity radio quiz.

The X Factor judge was beaten to the prize by Henry Winkler, who played The Fonz in the 1970s sitcom Happy Days. Dawn French, Boris Johnson and William Shatner also took part in the ‘Who’s Calling Christian?’ contest on Absolute Radio, reports New.

DJ Christian O’Connell said that although he was not triumphant, Cowell had demonstrated his kind-hearted side, explaining: “Simon sat up until 2am to call from L.A., the same week he said he was too busy to meet Barack Obama.”

Digital Spy

Dawg-gone cool specs, Randy Jackson!

Being a “four-eyes” just got a whole lot cooler, dawg.

“American Idol” judge Randy Jackson unveiled his new line of men’s eyewear at the Javits Center Saturday, helping dudes everywhere look as fly as the “dawg” himself.

The Randy Jackson line features 22 styles created by the music mogul, who rocks several of the designs on “American Idol.”

“It’s like an accessory, part of your ensemble, ” Jackson told the Daily News. “Your glasses should be cool, too.”

NY Daily News

Hope Davis has tummy trouble in ‘God of Carnage’

Will Woz stay or will Woz go? As we head into this week’s “Dancing With the Stars, ” that is the only interesting question.

Here are some basic assumptions as we enter week 4, with the Argentine tango/ Lindy hop Monday night. First, the judges want Steve Wozniak gone because my favorite contestant is threatening to turn “DWTS” into a sitcom. He’s getting more ink and attention than “Bachelor”-jilted/certain winner, Melissa Rycroft, and that wasn’t the plan, was it?

DWTS’ Steve Wozniak to Walk Partner Karina Smirnoff Down the Aisle

Steve Wozniak really has something to dance about!

The Apple billionaire and co-founder has gotten so close to his Dancing With the Stars partner, Karina Smirnoff, that he got an invitation to her upcoming wedding to fellow dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

“She said I could walk her down the aisle, and it touched my heart, ” Wozniak told The Insider on Thursday.

US Magazine

Julianne and Chuck: Dancing Changed Our Relationship

Blame it on the ballroom: For Julianne Hough and Chuck Wicks, being partners on Dancing with the Stars has put a new spin on being partners in real life.

…Weve never experienced anything like this where I have to kind of be in charge and he has to listen to me, says Hough, the dancing pro teaching her boyfriend the steps, in a MySpace Celebrity video. …Were growing, were learning about each other in a different way.

“So You Think You Can Dance” holds Seattle audition

Hundreds of people who think they can dance lined up in the cold Friday night and Saturday morning at the Moore Theatre in Seattle.

Hundreds of young men and women who think they can dance lined up in the cold in downtown Seattle Friday night and Saturday morning, hoping for a chance to show a national TV audience what they can do.

Producers of the popular Fox TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” didn’t say how many people auditioned at the Moore Theatre, but the line of hopefuls stretched more than halfway around the block.

Seattle Times

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