Idol Headlines for 04/23/12 – The Evening Edition

David Archuleta’s twitter, “From David: Tell everyone I say hello and that I absolutely loved my first week here! The people here are amazing! (ks)”

Colton Dixon Shares Why He Thinks He Was Voted Off ‘American Idol’ [AUDIO] – On Being Voted Off “American Idol” – “I was a little shocked too just from never being in the bottom three, but stuff happens and you got to roll with. You gotta keep on fighting.” – Listen to the Audio at

‘American Idol’ Castoff Colton Dixon Talks ‘Weird’ Song Choice – “I had fun with the song, that was who I was and I had a blast with it,” Dixon said. “And you know, it’s not necessarily a bad message, we all want something that’s not good for us, but that’s how I took the song and I had to edit around some of Gaga’s choice words to have it fit me a little better. But still, I think my audience heard Gaga and just went ‘Oh, weird’ and kinda turned off a little bit, which I understand. I take such a strong stance in my faith, I do understand.” – Read more at MTV

Scotty McCreery will Guest Star on the Heart of Dixie tonight

Scotty McCreery sings “The Trouble with Girls” on The Hart of Dixie, tonight at 9 pm on the CW.

Superstar Kelly Clarkson Releases A New Version Of Her Hit Single “Mr. Know It All” – “Believability is my favorite part about music, from the artists to the musicians,” says Clarkson. “And believability is certainly what draws me, and I’m sure a lot of other people, to country music. The strong lyrics and melodies exude honesty and I think people are always drawn to authenticity.” “At this point in my career, it just felt natural to release a different version of ‘Mr. Know It All’ to country radio,” says Clarkson. “I was so excited when my manager, Narvel Blackstock, told me that Dann Huff was going to produce the new track. I have been a fan of Dann’s for years and he is so talented. Our goal was to create a sassy, soulful vibe. I really hope people like this new version of the song.” – Read more at Sony Music Nashville

CARRIE UNDERWOOD DOUBTS SIMON COWELL WILL BE SQUIRMING TOO MUCH – Carrie, who is making her UK gig debut in spectacular style at the Royal Albert Hall on June 21, tells us: “I’ve heard that it’s quite the big deal. I’ve only been to London as a tourist before.” However it’s not Cowell but another Brit who she would love to see – and maybe even sing with – while she’s in Blighty: “George Michael is at the top of my list. I’ve been listening to him literally my whole life. I had the Wham! tape and I wore that thing out. To duet with him would be amazing, I would love to.“There’s nobody else that has a voice like his.” George – over to you… –

Elliott Yamin Offers Good Advice To Indie Idols – “I basically had no budget, no label for it. I got to co-write, co-produce the whole kit ‘n’ kaboodle, and I got back to real music, real musicianship, real songwriting. I never got to make records the way did with this project,” Elliott said proudly.

‘Celebrity Apprentice’: Penn Jillette ‘wins’ $250,000 for charity from Caesars – Despite hearing Donald Trump’s parting phrase on Sunday’s (April 23) episode of “The Celebrity Apprentice,” Penn Jillette still managed to win more than $250,000 — the full amount awarded to the ultimate show winner’s charity — for Opportunity Village, a nonprofit serving people with intellectual disabilities, but the big check wasn’t from Trump. It was from Penn’s “real boss,” Caesars Palace. – Read more at Zap2it

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