Idol Headlines for 04/26/12 – The Evening Edition

Is Carrie Underwood performing on American Idol next week? – Tweet from a makeup artist, “Styling Carrie Underwood’s backup singer, Jamie O’Neal for their American Idol performance next week :D”

The ABC competition reality show, Duets, featuring Kelly Clarkson will be pre-taping episodes throughout the month of May. If you are interested in attending check out On Camera Audiences.

Tonight: American-Idol winner David Cook hits the Clovis Rodeo – Most often, you read David Cook’s name and it’s preceeded by “American Idol season seven winner.” Which is like, duh. Read more at Fresno Famous

Daughtry To Headline Mets Concert Series – FLUSHING, N.Y., April 26, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced multi-platinum rock band Daughtry will headline the Mets Concert Series presented by Duane Reade Friday, July 20 at Citi Field. Daughtry’s Citi Field show will follow their May 1 concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. Singer Chris Daughtry will talk about the band’s upcoming July 20 performance at Citi Field during their appearance tonight at the MLB Fan Cave (MLBFanCave.com). – Read more at Mets.MLB.com

‘American Idol’ Burning Questions: Were the Top 6 Worried Ryan Seacrest Wouldn’t Show? Why Did Phillip Phillips Choose Obscure DMB? – Why didn’t Phillip Phillips choose a better known Dave Matthews song? “Ants Marching,” “The Space Between,” the artist affectionately known only as Dave certainly has had his share of radio hits, so why pick the more obscure “The Stone?” “That’s probably my favorite song by him,” Phillip told THR. “It’s got meaning to me and I’m sure a lot of other people, too.” The irony of singing about stones while suffering from kidney stones was lost on the 21-year-old Georgia native, however. “I didn’t even think about that, it’s funny.” – Read more at the Hollywood Reporter

Carrie Underwood’s Rock Solid Marriage Allowed Her to Break New Ground on “Blown Away” – Carrie Underwood takes a big step forward artistically on her new album, Blown Away, tackling darker topics on songs like the title cut and “Two Black Cadillacs.” She also breaks away with an island feel on the track “One Way Ticket” and shows off her funny side on “Cupid’s Got a Shotgun,” which features a guest appearance from Brad Paisley on guitar. – Read more at ABCNewsRadio

Carrie Underwood interview: ‘I’m influenced by My Chemical Romance’ – Since winning American Idol back in 2005, Carrie Underwood has gone on to win numerous Grammy Awards, sell over 10 million albums and tour the US extensively. Despite all her success, the country star has never visited the UK as a singer. But all that is about to change, following the announcement of her first ever British concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall on June 21. – Read more at Digital Spy

Jordin Sparks & Whitney Houston: ‘Sparkle’ Poster! – Jordin Sparks looks ravishing in red in the poster for her upcoming movie Sparkle, opposite Whitney Houston. The drama co-stars Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, and Cee Lo Green. – See the poster at Just Jared

Clay Aiken, Montego Glover et al. Set to Perform at Family Equality Council Night, 5/8 – Recording star Clay Aiken and Broadway actress Montego Glover are among the stars scheduled to perform on May 8 at Family Equality Council’s Night at the Pier celebration in New York City. This year, Night at the Pier will feature Broadway-themed performances in honor of the 30th anniversary of Family Equality Council – the national organization that connects, supports and represents the one million parents in the U.S. who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT). – Read more at Broadway.com

Siobhan Magnus Paints It Black at Yahoo! Music – Siobhan recently came by Yahoo! Music to play three new songs from her album, and she also sat down with me for a highly enjoyable catching-up interview that covered everything from Beck and the Sex Pistols, to Drop Dead Fred and Space Odyssey, to her Halloween homecoming parade and alien drag queens. Enjoy! – Watch the performances at Reality Rocks

Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo – E! News

All-star season for Dancing with the Stars this fall – The 15th season of Dancing with the Stars will be an all-star season, bringing back past celebrity dancers. Mario Lopez, who came in second during the third season, co-hosted Live! with Kelly yesterday, and at the beginning of the show, revealed the news (accidentally? intentionally?) when they were discussing Gladys Knight’s elimination. – Read more at Reality Blurred

Dancing’s Maks: I’m Taking My Injury Day By Day – First, I want to get you up to speed on my injury. Yes, I had an MRI on Tuesday on my foot. I have a lot of pain in my joints and ankle area. It’s not pleasant and I was hoping that there’s something that I could do to get rid of the pain. My doctor, who’s one of the best foot specialists in the world, warned me that I might not be able to continue if there’s a chance my injury could get worse. Luckily, I got the results back yesterday and he said I could continue, but I have to rest it as much as I can. – Read more at TV Guide

NBC announces Ryan Seacrest’s role in Olympics coverage – NBC Sports on Thursday officially announced the role Ryan Seacrest will play in the network’s coverage of the 2012 London Summer Olympics. The “American Idol” host, syndicated radio star, heir to Dick Clark throne, all-things-Kardashian producer, and new ESPN-of-pop-culture-network launch partner, will be an “Olympic correspondent.” – Read more at The Washington Post

Lindsay Lohan’s Glee “Nightmare”: Show Sources Spill Details of “Disrepectful” Day on Set – “Lindsay was a total nightmare yesterday,” says one (clearly less than thrilled) source on the Glee set. “She was three hours late in the morning, and when she did finally arrive, she just didn’t want to be there. She did not want to work. She had not memorized her lines, and she kept disappearing so no one could find her.”
A highly placed Glee source tell us that Lindsay’s lengthy scene last week went “really great, she was so professional and it looked like everything was going to go so well.” – Read more at EOnline


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