Idol Headlines for 05/30/12 – The Evening Edition

Grand Ole Opry Kicks Off CMA Music Festival with Carrie Underwood & Easton Corbin – The Grand Ole Opry will host five star-packed shows during CMA Music Festival, including the Opry Plaza Party, a free Music Fest kick-off event. The Opry will also hold a benefit guitar auction, autograph signings and more during CMA Music Festival, which takes place June 7-10 in Nashville. The Opry fun will begin Tuesday, June 5 at 5 p.m. with the Opry Plaza Party presented by Humana. Easton Corbin will perform during the party, followed by two Opry shows featuring Carrie Underwood, the Oak Ridge Boys and more. On June 8 Lauren Alaina will take the Opry stage along with Opry members Mel Tillis and Charley Pride. The show will move to the Ryman Auditorium for a matinee performance on June 9 and feature Kellie Pickler and Wynonna Judd, among others. The Fourth Annual Guitars of the Stars Benefit Auction will take place June 7 at the CMA Music Fest Buckle Stage at 4th Ave. and Broadway in downtown Nashville. Casey James will both co-host and perform. – Read more at GAC

Jessica Sanchez’s AI Alter-Ego BeBe Chez – Unofficial Idol Forum

“Idol’ finalist Jessica Sanchez visits Good Day NY

Katharine McPhee’s Darling LAX Arrival – Making her way through the busy airport, Katharine McPhee was spotted at LAX in Los Angeles, CA this afternoon (May 29). The 28-year-old singer looked adorable in a sundress with a white blazer that she paired with pretty orange sandals and a large Louis Vuitton handbag after tweeting, “Sitting in non moving traffic is making me really nervous…#gonnamissmyflight” – See the Photos at Gossip Center

Carrie Underwood (Blown Away) – Walmart Shareholders Concert

DC Entertainment Enlists Chris Daughtry to Fight Hunger in Africa (Exclusive) – Rock star and American Idol alum Chris Daughtry is becoming an ambassador for We Can Be Heroes, DC Entertainment’s recently launched charity campaign to fight hunger in Africa. Daughtry has recorded an acoustic version of “Rescue Me,” a song from Break the Spell, the third album from his multi-platinum band Daughtry. The song will be released on iTunes in the coming weeks, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to We Can Be Heroes. The charity is working with humanitarian aid organizations Save the Children, International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps.- Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Bipolar Disorder – “I felt relieved when I found out. Like I’m not completely crazy; there’s a medical reason for all of it,” Lovato says in the July issue. “It’s a daily thing; you don’t get time off from it. And if I feel myself slipping back into old patterns, I have to ask others for help, which is hard for me to learn, because I really like doing everything on my own.” The new “X Factor” judge revealed earlier this year in her MTV documentary “Demi Lovato: Stay Strong” that her issues manifested themselves in self-harm, including an eating disorder and self-medicating that resulted in a stay at the Timberline Knolls treatment facility in Illinois. – Read more at MTV

About mj santilli 34031 Articles
Founder and editor of, home of the awesomest fan community on the net. I love cheesy singing shows of all kinds, whether reality or scripted. I adore American Idol, but also love The Voice, Glee, X Factor and more!