Idol Headlines for 04/17/12

Carrie Underwood to Perform on ‘Live on Letterman’ Webcast – CBS Interactive Music Group’s award-winning concert webcast series, “Live on Letterman,” will showcase country music superstar and multiple GRAMMY Award winner Carrie Underwood in a live webcast concert from the world-famous Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, Monday, April 30 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT).
Underwood will play music from throughout her career, including her newest single, “Good Girl,” from the forthcoming release, Blown Away, which hits stores May 1, the day after her webcast performance. – Read more at CMIL

Chris Daughtry: “4:00 A.M.”Chris Daughtry is part of Esquire’s 2012 songwriting challenge. “What I do doesn’t sit well in the world of hipsterville. I don’t have a cool card, but I also don’t have thin skin. This is how I pay my bills and support my family. I’m not ashamed of selling millions of records. I’m very fortunate to be in that position.” – Read more and listen to 4 a.m. at Esquire.

Jennifer Lopez Enlists Enrique Iglesias For First World Tour – With a hot new single, “Dance Again,” and an upcoming greatest hits package to promote, Jennifer Lopez is hitting the road this summer, and she’s taking Enrique Iglesias with her. The “American Idol” judge is set to launch a 60-date world tour in South America in June and will be joined by her “Mouth 2 Mouth” duet partner Iglesias. A source close to Lopez told Celebuzz she “is very excited about him joining the tour.” “This will be a huge tour, complete with a lavish set, full band and team of dancers,” the source added. – Read more at MTV

The story you haven’t heard about David Archuleta’s LDS mission – When David Archuleta made his run to the finals of “American Idol” in 2008, he sang for millions of people every week. He had a positive impact on legions of fans that supported and advanced him to his runner-up finish. They later purchased his albums and tracked his journey on Facebook, Twitter and through his YouTube channel. They attended concerts, firesides and rooted for his success.
It’s tough to quantify the positive impact this young man has had on millions of eyes, ears and hearts. – Read more at Deseret News

Simon Cowell robbed by one-night stand woman – Simon Cowell has reportedly been robbed by a woman he had a one-night stand with. The 52-year-old music mogul met the girl at Drai’s nightclub in Hollywood last October and took her back to his hotel room, where she is said to have taken his laptop and wallet. Police tracked the woman down using security camera footage and she agreed to return his computer, but she kept the money from his wallet, The Sun newspaper reports. – Read more at

Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: Derek and Maria Spill on Their Latin Night Lip-Lock! – Latin night on Dancing With The Stars was hot, hot, hot! While Derek Hough and Maria Menounos have denied over and over that their relationship is anything more than professional, their undeniable mini-make out on the dance floor Monday night said a whole lot more was going on! – Read more at Eonline

‘Dancing With the Stars’: Tristan MacManus blogs Week 5, raves about Superquinn sausages – On Gladys hip-checking him in the samba: Yeah, that was the idea — She’d been waiting for a dance like this. I wanted to give her a chance to really enjoy it then. She turned around and she smashed me out of the way and then the focus was on her and she got to bust away that way. I wanted her to take the applause at the end for how well she’d done it. This whole journey is about Gladys learnin’ how to dance, and me dancin’ with a star. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Darren Criss: Graduation on Glee Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Goodbye – “[Series boss] Ryan Murphy is a big believer in the idea that high school is a machine where you come in as one person and you exit another,” Criss continued. “This last season is more about growing and learning new things and being a new person and bringing that to the next step in your life. I don’t think it’s a hard-fact farewell per se as it is cathartic change and the beginning of a new chapter. You have every conceivable kind of plot point that could yield those changes between [Finn and Rachel’s] engagement, Quinn’s car accident… so many things that are yielding new life.” – Read more at TV Guide

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