Idol Headlines for 04/27/12

Carrie Underwood has a busy schedule coming up to promote her forthcoming album, Blown Away set to be released on May 1. Here’s where you’ll be seeing Carrie in the week’s ahead.

4/30 GMA interview
4/30 Live On Letterman (VEVO)
4/30 Letterman performance
5/1 GMA concert in Times Square
5/1 iheartradio concert (streaming online)
5/3 Idol
5/9 Ellen Degeneres Show
5/10 Jimmy Kimmel Live
5/15 Dancing with the Stars
5/20 Billboard Music Awards

American Idol Backstage Scoop: Why Did the Audience Boo Katy Perry’s Performance? – While waiting to find out who was going to leave the Idol stage, the audience was getting beyond pumped for Katy Perry to perform. Screaming, squealing and excited chatter was bouncing off the walls. The stage manager and audience coordinator refused to let the crowd in on the secret that the performance was actually pretaped. They kept teasing by saying, “Should we tell them? Do you want to tell them? OK, let’s just let it be a surprise.” That “surprise” was nothing but massive disappointment for Katy fans, who began boo-ing the stage and being very vocal about their disapproval of only seeing a pretaped performance. We have to agree with the audience that it was one big Booooo! – Read more at EOnline

Constantine Maroulis critiques the Top 6

When a Pop Star Comes to School… – For one ecstatic hour last Monday, the Robert Frost Middle School gym in Granada Hills was transformed into a rock venue, packed with hundreds of screaming music fans who had voted madly on Facebook for a month to make this day happen. “They said I should talk to you about why music matters to me,” Season 8 American Idol Winner Kris Allen told the awe-struck students, as he took the stage. Allen visited Frost last Monday to kick off the Starburst Music with the Masters series. Starburst is donating $250,000 to VH1 Save the Music Foundation, a organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music programs in public schools across the country. – Read more at Galatzan Gazette

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