Idol Headlines for 07/19/10

Thousands are registering today for the Milwaukee auditions set to take place on Wednesday July 21. According to FOX6, Milwaukee’s own Danny Gokey will be there to talk to auditioners.

Allison Iraheta has added more dates to her tour schedule. She’ll be opening for Adam Lambert throughout September. Check out Allison’s schedule HERE.

Adam Lambert scheduled for two dates in Hawaii on 10/25 and 10/26.

The Top 10 Idols ring the Nasdaq closing bell today at 4:00 pm watch the live webcast HERE.

Brian Mansfield of Idol Chatter continues to feature Nashville hopefuls who have advanced past the cattle call to the 1st round producer auditions. See the videos at Idol Chatter.

Kris Allen Has Good Heart, Says Keith Urban

Kris Allen lands at LAX airport in Los Angeles on Sunday (July 18).

The 25-year-old American Idol champ just returned from Bessemer, Alabama, where he performed a concert.

See the photos at Just Jared

Sexy New Pics: Glam Rocker Adam Lambert Strikes a Pose!

Since first appearing on season eight of “American Idol, ” glam rocker Adam Lambert has taken the music world by storm. Despite finishing second, the entertainer has shot to stardom with his wild style, daring stage antics and catchy tunes. With hits like “Whataya Want From Me” and “For Your Entertainment, ” fans can’t get enough of Glambert!

Take a glimpse of ET’s sizzlin’, new Adam Lambert photos!

Lee Cherry’s photos of Adam will be featured on tonight’s Entertainement Tonight

See the photos at ET Online

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American Idol’s Top 10 Choose the Next Judge

Things are already heating up for Season 10 of American Idol as thousands of hopefuls turned out for auditions over the weekend. But the question on every Idol fan’s mind is who will be the next American Idol judge? A few front-runners, like Bret Michaels and Harry Connick Jr., are rumored to be taking the spot. But replacing Simon Cowell is no easy feat.

Parade.com asked Season 9’s Top 10 who they thought would be a fitting replacement for Simon. Some of their answers may surprise you!

Read more at PBPulse.com

Siobhan Magnus rocks out at home

MANSFIELD — When Siobhan Magnus was just 8 years old, she saw her first concert, the Spice Girls, at Great Woods in Mansfield.

Now, at 19, Magnus walked onto that same stage ready to perform last night for her home state of Massachusetts.

“It’s just such a crazy feeling to have the opportunity to perform on the same stage of my first show, because something magical happened that night, ” Magnus said. “You’re like, ‘I want to do that, I want to be up there, ‘ and for that to actually happen on the same stage is crazy.”

Cape Cod Online

Special Olympics kick off with opening ceremony

The torch runner from Tilden climbed the stairs as thousands cheered.

Evan Davis, a Special Olympics athlete, held the torch in the air and then ignited the silver cauldron. The flame shot high.

The Flame of Hope.

And the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games — the biggest sporting event in the history of the state — officially began Sunday evening at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

“American Idol” finalist Michael Sarver, a big guy, walked in with the big state of Texas.

Journal Star

40 Kentucky Athletes To Participate In Special Olympics

Forty Kentucky Special Olympic athletes are preparing to compete as the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games, which opened Sunday in Lincoln, Neb.

At the end of a thrilling Opening Ceremonies, hosted by actress and model Brooklyn Decker and actor and Special Olympics athlete Eddie Barbanell, Special Olympics CEO Tim Shriver officially declared the games open to thunderous applause from the 3, 000 Special Olympics athletes poised to compete at the Games.

Ahead of Shriver’s declaration, the Opening Ceremonies featured performances by recording artists Jars of Clay and American Idol contestant Michael Sarver. Sarver sang two songs written just for the Games.

Read more at LEX18.com

Maroulis, Broderick, et al. to Play Softball at Yankee Stadium 7/19

The New York Yankees announced that Yankee Stadium will host the “Bombers Boomer Broadway Softball Classic” on Monday, July 19, 2010.

Those scheduled to attend the “Bombers Boomer Broadway Softball Classic” include Broadway stars Corbin Bleu and Matthew Broderick; former Yankees Oscar Gamble, Charlie Hayes, Pat Kelly and Joe Pepitone; WFAN’s No. 1-rated morning show personalities Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton; New York Giant BranDon Jacobs and Good Day New York hosts Greg Kelly and RosAnna Scotto. WFAN’s Boomer & Carton show will broadcast live from Yankee Stadium beginning at 6:00 a.m. that morning. The four-hour program can be heard on-air at 660AM or online at www.wfan.com.

Prior to the first game, Constantine Maroulis-Tony-nominated star of ROCK OF AGES-will perform the national anthem before taking the field with the Broadway stars.

Read more at Broadway World

Close encounters with bears

EAGLE POINT — A brash black bear with a taste for horse grain and a nose for mischief crossed paths with country singer Kristy Lee Cook one too many times and found himself on the wrong end of a gun.

Four times the bruin burgled her horse barn in rural Eagle Point, tearing up the stalls and gobbling through garbage cans full of grain before Cook caught up with it on night No. 5 while singing a new tune.

“He was making a nice, huge mess of himself and, obviously, the horses were freaking out, ” Cook says. “I went out my front door and shot him.”

Read more at the Eagle Tribune

Filipino singer undergoes cosmetic fix for `Glee’

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino singing sensation Charice Pempengco has had noninvasive cosmetic procedures in preparation for her debut in the second season of the hit TV show “Glee.”

The 18-year-old Charice, whose singing career rocketed after appearing on Ellen DeGeneres’ and Oprah Winfrey’s shows, underwent a 30-minute Thermage procedure, involving an anti-aging skin tightening device, and Botox treatment to make her “naturally round face” more narrow, celebrity cosmetic surgeon Vicki Belo told ABS-CBN television.

Read more at the AP

Charice Undergoes treatments – Via Rickey.org (it’s not in English, but you get the idea)

Cheryl Cole to film X Factor ‘judges houses’ in Britain while Cowell and co go abroad

Cheryl Cole may be forced to film the ‘judges houses’ segment of the X Factor in Britain – as she could still be too poorly to travel.

The judges – Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Cheryl and Dannii Minogue – normally jet away to somewhere exotic to whittle down their finalists.

However, as the fragile star continues to recover at home after battling Malaria, it has become clear that producers may have to amend their plans.

Read more at the Daily Mail UK

Cory Monteith & Mark Salling: MyStudio Sexy

Glee hunks Cory Monteith and Mark Salling party it up at Syndicate Hospitality’s MyStudio on Sunday night (July 18).

Joining the duo was War of the Worlds star Justin Chatwin (Cory and Justin co-starred in the 2007 crime drama The Invisible).

See the photos at Just Jared

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