Idol Headlines for 04/24/12

Haley Reinhart performs on Conan, TBS 11/10c pm.

The Voice winner, Javier Colon tweets, “Guess what my good people!! I will be PERFORMING on THE VOICE next week!!!! Singing my new single!!! Dia, Vicci and Beverly will also be performing! Its gonna be insane! Can’t wait to see all my Voice peeps and SING again for YOU ALL!”

Scotty McCreery pitches well in loss – McCreery took a blow to the throat in the third inning when a one-hopper up the middle by Austin Boyette struck McCreery underneath his chin. He retrieved the ball and threw out Boyette. McCreery stayed in the game and continued to pitch effectively. “He has been throwing very well and will continue to help our rotation,” said Garner coach Derik Goffena. “He took a grounder to the chin, but is OK. Scared him more than anything.” Read more at News Observer

Carrie Underwood wants the Stanley Cup over a CMA?!? – Have you seen the “Blown Away” Album Cover?!? All we can say is WOW!!! It’s out next week in stores and Carrie gave us a holler this morning from Nashville. We got the good news that the whole no-shaving thing only lasted half a day, and you won’t believe the next trophy they want to HOIST @ the Fischer-Underwood House…. – Listen to the interview at KIX Live

Wakeup Crew’s Carrie Underwood Interview

Carrie Underwood talks about her album

Carrie Underwood Goes Platinum – Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus, Take the Wheel” has been certified a double-platinum single by the RIAA, representing 2 million downloads. She digitally released the single in October 2005. In addition, her 2007 single “So Small” has been certified platinum for 1 million downloads. – Read more at CMT

It’s a country invasion! Carrie Underwood to play her debut UK concert at the Royal Albert Hall – She said: ‘It will be my first time with a UK audience. There needs to be a few country artists out here, to let people know what they’re missing. ‘I really hope to be one of those voices and show everyone this great genre of music. There is so much talent in country music and I’d love to be an ambassador for it.
‘I like to think that I play everyone’s country music. It’s a great show and it’s high energy. I think that people can come out and dance.’ – Read more at Daily Mail

Clear Channel to Promote Carrie Underwood’s New Album Blown Away Across Multiple Platforms Through Its Artist Integration Program – NEW YORK, Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, the leading media company in America with a greater reach than any other radio or television outlet, today announced a partnership with Sony Nashville to launch Carrie Underwood’s fourth album, Blown Away, set to release May 1. Beginning April 24, Clear Channel will launch a two-week-long on-air and online Artist Integration Program designed to leverage Clear Channel’s powerful properties and audiences to introduce Blown Away to listeners and fans. The multi-platform promotion will also feature a special performance by Underwood for iHeartRadio Live, a Clear Channel entertainment production at the iHeartRadio Theater presented by P.C. Richard & Son in New York City. – Read more at Market Watch

‘The Voice’ Coaches Near New Deals – I hear the pacts with Levine, Cee-Lo and Shelton are pretty much done, with Aguilera’s getting there too. Still, there is a lot of scheduling details to iron out as NBC is eying The Voice for fall next season. I hear the quartet are all getting salary bumps, with Levine, Cee-Lo and Shelton moving up to in the high seven-figure range per season, and Aguilera, who started off higher, still expected to cut the biggest paycheck. – Read more at Deadline

‘Dancing With the Stars’: Tristan MacManus blogs Week 6, defends rumba, explains glasses – On Motown Night: This was a reuinion of sorts for Gladys. Berry Gordy came, which was unreal. I got to meet him tonight, and Duke, the one who’s left in the Four Tops. The Temptations then, some of the Supremes, and of course Martha Reeves and Smokey Robinson. Such a good tribute to Motown. It was unreal to dance to the real artists singing the songs. Everyone has fond memories of Motown and dancing to Motown. It’s inspired so many people. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: Who Called Out Len Goodman? – One couple who was not so stoked about their dance evaluations was William Levy and Cheryl Burke. Their rumba fell flat with judge Len Goodman, but Cheryl gave us the inside scoop on why they didn’t get an enthusiastic response. “Len just hasn’t had sex in years,” she tells us. “Joking! Just joking, Len!” Yowza! Roshon Fegan and partner Chelsie Hightower took the brunt of the harsh comments and vented their frustration to us backstage. “We got smacked around,” Roshon says. “We got beat up a little bit.” – Read more at EOnline

‘Dancing With the Stars’: Maksim Chmerkovskiy says his outbursts are the only ones SFW – “I could get mad, I could be upset about this but actually I think what’s happening is that no one else’s negative moments are light enough for TV,” he says. “Mine are the lightest that you can broadcast, all the others… It’s like we can’t show this on TV. So that’s the story and I’m sticking with it because everyone gets frustrated. Literally this was the funnest week we never had, maybe 3 or 4% of the time we clashed, but come on – this is week 6.” – Read more at Zap2it

Gotye Clarifies ‘Glee’ Comment; Calls Darren Criss-Matt Bomer Cover ‘Clever’ – But at a private performance for Los Angeles alt-rock station 98.7 held at Hollywood’s Sayers Club on Monday afternoon, the 31-year-old clarified his comments, explaining to morning jock Kennedy (formerly of MTV fame) and an intimate crowd of less than 100 (which included Rumer Willis, American Idol winner Kris Allen and reality star Audrina Patridge) that “the nature of using reverb and space in a recording can change your perception of how a sound appeals to you.” In regards to the Glee cover, he pointed out that he was referring to “this xylophone hook in my song — it’s kind of dinky not just in the cover version but the original song.” Somehow, he added mockingly, “that becomes the Glee cover I hated and Darren Criss is an asshole.” In fact, Gotye went on to compliment the Fox show’s interpretation, telling the crowd, “I thought it was really clever to transpose the song to two guys … It was a great idea.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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