Idol Headlines for 06/08/12

Scotty McCreery on his Water Tower Town Music Video – In an interview backstage at the CMT awards, Scotty said about “The Trouble With Girls” video that earned him a Breakthrough Video Award, “I hope people could tell it was real. We didn’t really have to make up a plot. We used my own high school and used my friends. That’s what made it special to me, so hopefully the fans caught onto that as well.” Also, Scotty reveals that he’s filmed a video for his current single, “Water Tower Town.” “It’s going to be performance based … and shots of my hometown and different water tower towns. It’s a video that a lot of people to relate to, and that’s what I like my music to be. That’s my ‘Scotty McCreery’ song on the album. That reminds me of where I came from and stuff I believe in. I love singing it every night.” – Read more at CMT

Fantasy Springs announces return of Adam Lambert this summerAdam Lambert will be back on stage at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino this summer. His solo concert tour makes a stop on Saturday, July 21 in Indio, where he will take the stage for a second time, in the Special Events Center. Adam performed to a sold out crowd at the resort in February 2010 – Read more at Casino City Times

Adam Lambert: Rays of Sunshine Charity Concert! – Adam Lambert, dressed in a royal blue suit, arrives at the Royal Albert Hall for the Rays of Sunshine Charity concert yesterday. Adam performed along with Leona Lewis and JLS. See the photos at Just Jared

‘America’s Got Talent’ contestant accidentally submitted photo of another soldier, fiancee says – Disgraced AGT contestant, Timothy Poe, has been caught lying about his military service, but also it was revealed that a photo he submitted to AGT producers was of another soldier, Staff Sgt. Norman Bone. Poe’s fiance claims it was all a misuderstanding. “But I know that it was a mistake on his part. It was an accident. It was a complete accident,” she said. I wonder how long the fiance will continue to stand by her man? Read more at Twin

‘AGT’ Fraud Family is Getting Death Threats – TMZ is of course, totally embracing the Poe story. Apparently his family members are getting threats: “Poe’s family tells us … several family members have been getting death threats. We’re told Poe’s sister-in-law went to the store Thursday with her kids and someone came up to them and said, ‘We’re going to kill you and the whole family.'” So far, no one has contacted the police about the threats. As far as Poe is concerned: “a family member says she fears he’s suicidal. He hasn’t left the house since the scandal broke, and he’s been crying incessantly. One family member says Poe is suffering from Post Tramautic Stress Syndrome.” – Read more at TMZ

Carrie Underwood responds to Eric Church’s Anti Idol Comments In an interview with Cat Country 98.1

Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox to Host Fourth Annual Jimmy Awards at the Minksoff – Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis and Grammy nominee Deborah Cox, who will headline the Broadway-bound national tour of Jekyll & Hyde, will co-host the fourth annual National High School Musical Theater Awards. The Awards take place June 25 at 7:30 PM at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway. Read more at Playbill

Former ‘American Idol’ Winner Taylor Hicks Searches For Love On New Dating Show – Fun facts to know and tell: Taylor is now BFFs with Jersey Shore’s “The Situation” and he’s still friends with his Season 5 runner up, Katharine McPhee. Taylor starred with the Jersey Shore star in the FOX summer dating show, The Choice. Taylor’s episode will air Thursday July 5. – Read more at IB Times


About mj santilli 34830 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!