Allison Iraheta tweets a big announcement! “Waddduuupp errbody!!! Make sure to check me out on So You Think You Can Dance this Thurs! Jul 29th doin “DWTP” with my guurl @orianthi !!!” That’s the SYTYCD results show, and it airs at 9/8c PM, Thursday on FOX.
An actress, Cindy Vela, cast in the Kris Allen video shoot for his single, “The Truth”, tweeted this, “Shooting Kris Allen Music Video today!”. A 7/15 shoot was interrupted due to bad weather.
USA Today’s Idol Chatter was at the Idol tour last night in Baltimore MD. Read their coverage of the concert, including interviews and videos HERE. (I also posted some video in the Baltimore concert post).
You can vote for the short film, The Bloodstone Diaries, starring Kris Allen’s wife, Katy at the NexTV online film competition HERE.
More Headlines after the JUMP…
Katharine McPhee’s 10-Year Plan to End Hunger
As a runner-up on American Idol, Katharine McPhee belongs to a select group of stars.
But her hubby Nick Cokas never lets her forget the less fortunate, and that’s why she’s touring the country to promote the Hunger-Free Summer initiative with ConAgra Foods and Feeding America.
Read more at OK Magazine
‘American Idol’ contestant talks about life after television show
Bo Bice, the former American Idol contestant known as the long-haired southern rocker who placed second to Carrie Underwood in the show’s fourth season, will be performing a free concert in Streetsboro City Park July 31 at 8 p.m. as part of Streetsboro Family Days.
Sharing an order of Zucchini fritters at Maggiano’s restaurant in Nashville, Bo Bice spoke to Streetsboro Family Days Entertainment Director Deborah Carothers about what’s been happening in his life since his success on Idol five years ago. He got married, moved to Nashville from Alabama, had three children, overcame a life-threatening illness, toured around the country, visited the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and released three albums.
Read more at Hudson Hub Times
Ty Herndon and Diana DeGarmo cover “Heart Half Empty” at CMA fan fest week
X Factor hopefuls run riot in hotel
Police were called in after X Factor contestants went on the rampage at a hotel, according to a report.
Some of the Boot Camp hopefuls allegedly ran wild following a “five-hour booze binge” says the News of the World.
Sources told the newspaper that more than 20 contestants went on the rampage at the Premier Inn in Wembley.
A source at the London hotel claimed: “They were like wild animals.
Read more at stv.tv
Sullivan teen triumphs at Schoodic Idol
WINTER HARBOR, Maine — Katie Higgins, 16, couldn’t remember when she first started singing, only that, for as long as she could remember, she’s felt comfortable performing in front of an audience.
Even as she hobbled around on crutches Saturday, Higgins commanded the stage inside Hammond Hall during the finals of the first-ever Schoodic Idol, winning over a panel of judges that included American Idol’s Kara DioGuardi.
Higgins’ rendition of the classic folk song “The House of the Rising Sun” topped 12 other finalists in the vocal competition that featured a wide variety of performances and — according to DioGuardi — some amazing talent.
Read more at the Bangor Daily News
Crystal Bowersox talks with FOX Toledo about her trip to the White House to discuss Diabetes research