Idol Headlines for 05/27/11 – The Evening Edition

Glee’s Chris Colfer appears on The Piers Morgan Show tonight, 9 pm CNN (his segment was postponed for tornado coverage)

James Durbin will join the Top 3 tomorrow at the Lenox Square Microsoft Store in Atlanta GA. More information about the appearance HERE.

Siobhan Magnus will be available to sign autographs Sunday, May 29, at the Cape Cod Melody Tent for the opening of the venue’s Box Office in Hyannis, MA. 11 am. More information HERE.

Kelly Clarkson posts on her facebook, “I had so much fun last night performing with Blake and Reba in Oklahoma! They raised a lot of money and we all had an amazing time! Off to sing the anthem with Seal for the Indy 500!” Last night, Kelly sang “Why Haven’t I Heard From You, BOY” and “Since U Been Gone” with Reba, and “Don’t You Wanna Stay” with Blake.

Kent’s Stefano Langone from ‘American Idol’ to appear at Kent Station June 4

Kent’s “American Idol” star Stefano Langone is scheduled to appear from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at the Kent Station shopping mall, 417 Ramsay Way.

Langone will sign autographs, pose for photos, talk to the crowd and might even sing a song if city of Kent officials can get approval from “American Idol” representatives to allow the Kentwood High School graduate to sing.

Read more at Kent Reporter


Joliet, Ill. – May 24, 2011 – Singer, songwriter Crystal Bowersox will perform the national anthem on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Chicagoland Speedway’s Messina Wildlife Animal Stopper 150 ARCA Series presented by Menards and the STP 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series. Bowersox will also be performing songs from her new album Farmer’s Daughter at the Champion’s Park Concert Stage that afternoon.

“We’re excited to have Crystal Bowersox sing the national anthem to begin the STP 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series night race under the lights, ” said Scott Paddock, Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway President. “Crystal’s soulful voice is the perfect kick-off to our first race weekend of 2011 at Chicagoland Speedway. In continuing with our commitment to enhance the overall guest experience for our fans, local Chicago bands, 7th Heaven and Infinity will be performing in Champions Park throughout the day. ”

Via Chicago

Saturday’s Bowersox concert to raise money for TSA

Toledo, OH (WTVG) — This Saturday night Crystal Bowersox returns to Toledo for two special performances. But they’re not just any concerts; they’re fundraisers for the Toledo School for the Arts where she really began cultivating her signature style. There’s also a twist to these shows that have current TSA students smiling ear to ear.

Guitar instructor Randy Sobel still remembers the first time a girl named Crystal Bowersox walked into his class at the Toledo School for the Arts.

Video at ABC13

Crystal Bowersox serves, performs at St. Paul’s Community Center

After stopping off at the Toledo School for the Arts for about two hours Friday morning and then catching her breath at a near-downtown Greek restaurant, singer-songwriter Crystal Bowersox poured her heart out to 125 people at St. Paul’s Community Center on 13th Street with a mini concert that lasted more than an hour.

What was originally planned as a quick, four-song performance for people served by a center where she once got lunch herself turned into an emotional 10-song set culminated by a stirring rendition of the title track to her debut album, Farmer’s Daughter, in which Ms. Bowersox sings about the emotional trauma of child abuse she said she had received from her mother as she was growing up.

Read more at Toledo Blade

Lee DeWyze – New Tattoo!

Tweeted by Lee’s girlfriend, @JonnaWalsh &@HighVoltageTat

American Idol: Scotty McCreery a Winner in Home Construction, Too

If you loved American Idol topper Scotty McCreery’s trademark tilted cranium, you’re going to love stepping into the ultimate McCreery dream home. It’s like living in the Scottster’s head, but with indoor plumbing!

Yes, there’s plenty more where this came from tonight at 10 p.m. ET/PT when a new Soup comes your way.

See the Video at The Soup

American Idol — Reaction to Scotty’s win

She scares the crap out of her dog

Did ‘American Idol’ Judges Spark A Rush For Celeb TV Panels?

Back when Paula Abdul signed on to be a judge on the first season of “American Idol, ” some saw it as a last-ditch effort by a faded pop star to kick-start a stalled career. And though the long-promised comeback album from Abdul never materialized and her spin-off dancing show, this year’s “Live to Dance, ” was canceled after one season, it’s beginning to look like Paula was on to something.

For a while, pop stars expanded their “brand” by launching clothing lines, vanity record labels and hawking shoes. Now that the stigma of reality TV has clearly lifted, though, is joining the panel of a singing competition the new celebrity perfume?

Read more at MTV

Abdul, Cowell Getting Along on ‘X Factor, ‘ for Now

“We’re still in the honeymoon phase, which will probably only last another minute, ” the 48-year-old Abdul told reporters in Singapore. “Simon and I ended up having a wonderful, exquisite, challenging and frightening relationship.”

The two famously bickering former “American Idol” judges will be joining forces again to assess would-be singing stars on Fox’s “The X Factor, ” which taped its first judging session earlier this month and will debut this fall in the U.S.

Read more at the Associated Press

VIDEO: Secrets Behind the ‘Glee’ Finale

Insiders from Glee’s production team weigh in on the epic finale: costume designer Lou Eyrich shares details about the “bright pops of color” that episode directors Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk had in mind, while director of photographyChris Baffa discusses filming in New York’s famed Times Square and Central Park.

See the Video at The Hollywood Reporter

From ‘Dancing With the Stars’ to ‘Blue Bloods, ‘ the Oldest-Skewing TV Shows This Season

With the help of Nielsen data-cruncher Brad Adgate, senior vice president of research at Horizon Media, The Hollywood Reporter took a look at the 15 oldest broadcast network series (excluding sports, news-magazine and repeats) for the 2010-11 season.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Simon Cowell ‘in talks’ to save Cheryl Cole for ‘X Factor’

It was claimed earlier this week that the British singer has been replaced on the judging panel by Nicole Scherzinger although no formal announcement has been made but the music mogul’s close friend Sinitta says the pair are in talks to try and resolve the situation after Fox executives reportedly insisted she was sacked.

She said: “There is something going on. All I can say is Simon and Cheryl are very close and I believe they are in talks to try and sort something out. As soon as they agree on something then we will hear about it.

“They are having private conversations. Simon really, really wanted Cheryl on the American show. He really fought to have her there.

“They are talking and they are working on something that they will agree on. Simon was 100 per cent behind Cheryl and I am sure that very, very soon, maybe today, we will find out what that decision will be.”

Read more at AZ Central

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