Idol Headlines for 08/06/11

The Voice at Beacon Theatre, New York, NY
Idols Live heads to Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL

Andrew Garcia at the Ryerson Theatre, Toronto CANADA
Blake Lewis and Kimberley Locke at Cure Kids Fest, Hillsboro, OR
Danny Gokey at Emery County Fair, Castle Dale, UT
David Hernandez at Jersey Rocks, Scottsdale, AZ
Diana DeGarmo as Penny in “Hairspray” The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA
Josh Gracin at the Tri-County Fair, Petersburg, WV
Kelly Clarkson at Sudbury Arena, Sudbury, CANADA
Alexis Grace, Melinda Doolittle, Anwar Robinson, Michael Sarver, Gina Glocksen at American Stars,   Oyster Bay, Massapequa, NY
Sanjaya Malakar at Shank Hall, Milwaukee, WI
Siobhan Magnus at SummerWind P.A.C, Windsor, CT
Taylor Hicks at Telluride Jazz Celebration, Telluride, CO
Tim Urban at Our Savior’s Luthern Church, Hartland, WI
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Lee DeWyze tweets, “Well I got back to back shows in LA! I’ll tell you where when I get the okay :) very excited to show you guys what ive been up to musically.”

The Glee 3D Movie premiere is tonight. Red carpet goodness will be streaming live from EOnline. Check out the deets for that HERE.

Watch Taylor Hicks live at the Telluride Jazz Festival tonight at 9 pm EDT HERE.

‘X Factor’ Judge Simon Cowell Dishes to OK! on his Fascinating Dynamic with Paula Abdul

As Simon Cowell gets set to team up with Paula Abdul for the second time around on the X Factor’s debut to the U.S. in September, fans wonder if the hilarious duo’s dynamic will be the same as it was back on their days as panelists on American Idol. OK! sat down with the notoriously honest judge in L.A. on July 29, where Simon, who has left his American Idol days behind him, dished all about how Paula “fascinates” him and just why he asked her to come aboard his star-studded team again.

“It’s that kind of unpredictability with her where you don’t know if she’ll be in a good mood or a bad mood and my god she wears her heart on her sleeve, ” Simon gushed to OK! at the London Hotel of why he couldn’t wait to work with the “Forever Your Girl” singer once more, adding that Paula is, “hilarious to work with!”

Read more at OK Magazine


Let’s hope Fantasia Barrino listed “cash” on her new baby registry, because she might need it — TMZ has learned she’s on the receiving end of a new $25, 000 lawsuit.

According to the lawsuit, filed last month, the former “American Idol” champ — who announced earlier this week she is expecting baby #2 — is being sued by a collection company on behalf of U.S. Bank for allegedly owing them money.

The lawsuit doesn’t explain why, and neither side would go into details, but the suit is asking for $25, 057.02 plus 10% interest per year dating back to May 2009.

Read more at TMZ

Kelly Clarkson Arrives in Sudbury, ONT Canada for a Benefit Concert

Kelly is performing tonight in Sudbury Canada to benefit the Human League. Here she is arriving to an awaiting throng of fans.

Adam Lambert ‘Behind The Music’ Handles Sexuality In Inspiring, Not Exploitative, Manner

Since Adam Lambert is undoubtedly an endless one-man supply of soundbytes, watercooler-chatter subject matter, and blog fodder–seriously, the guy parts his hair on the other side or grows a goatee, and it’s frontpage news–it’s no surprise that VH1 decided to do a “Behind The Music” special on the Glamerican Idol before he’d even gotten around to releasing a second album. And while the special doesn’t totally delve into areas of Adam’s life that diehard fans haven’t already gleaned from his E! “True Hollywood Story, ” Barbara Walters one-on-one, Rolling Stone cover article, etc., it’s the way the rock doc spins his saga that really makes this must-see TV.

Read more at Yahoo

Singer Jennifer Hudson Now Wears a Size Zero

(NewsCore) – Jennifer Hudson can now fit into a size zero after her dramatic slim-down from a size 16, “The View” co-host Joy Behar said Friday.

Behar revealed Hudson’s new dress size after she bumped into the singer during a recent shopping outing.

“I heard the sales girl say to her [Jennifer Hudson], ‘You’re a size zero, ‘” Behar, 68, shared on the ABC talk show.

“I said to Jennifer, ‘How does that feel?’ and she said, ‘I feel like they’re talking to somebody else, ‘” Behar said.

Read more at FOX Phoenix

J.Lo’s #1 Husband Pounding Out FULL-FRONTAL Playgirl Deal

He was Jennifer Lopez’ first husband … her first divorce — and now, nearly 15 years later, he’s a few signatures away from becoming J.Lo’s first ex to whip it out for Playgirl magazine.

A rep for the adult rag tells TMZ, it’s true … Ojani Noa and Playgirl are currently hammering out a deal for J.Lo’s first ex to appear in the magazine — but ONLY if he agrees to go full-frontal.

Read more at TMZ

Jennifer Lopez Thriller ‘Parker’ Set for Oct. 2012 Release

FilmDistrict will release the Jennifer Lopez/Nick Nolte starrer Parker on Oct. 12, 2012. Thriller is based on Donald Westlake’s book Flashfire.

Nolte is the most recent addition to the cast; he’ll play a mentor to Jason Statham’s title character. Lopez, says director Taylor Hackford, plays “a real estate agent who finds that a little larceny may in fact be in the cards for her.” Lopez and Nolte previously worked together on Oliver Stone’s U-Turn.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter

Yankees grab AL East lead

BOSTON – The rich and famous were not confined to the field Friday night at Fenway Park. Steven Tyler, Spike Lee and Larry David were among the celebrities occupying some of the choice seats to witness the renewal of The Rivalry.

Lee and David left the yard happy; Tyler, not so much.

Read more at Nashua Telegraph

Jane Lynch on Hosting the Emmys: We’re Leaving Sue Sylvester’s Tracksuit at Home

Jane Lynch will be the host of the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards — not her Glee alter ego Sue Sylvester.

“I think a little bit of Sue Sylvester goes a long way, ” Lynch said at the Television Critics Association press fall TV preview Friday. “There are some Sue ideas floating around out there, but I think we’ll leave her track suit on the Paramount lot.”

Read more at TV Guide

SYTYCD Season 8 – Week 8 Results, Kent Boyd, Lauren F, Judges, Lil C, Caitlynn, Ricky

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‘The Voice’s’ Adam Levine Sues Activision

The Voice coach and Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine is suing Activision.

Levine has fied a suit against the company’s Guitar Hero spinoff video game Band Hero alleging that the new game exploits his name and likeness in order to “boost the sales” of the game, according to papers obtained by The Hollywood Reporter.

He is suing for fraudulent inducement, breach of contract, violation of common-law right of publicity and unfair business acts or practices. Damages were unspecified.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter

Glee’s Naya Rivera Talks “Brittana” Romance and Who Else Is Graduating

However, at FOX’s TCA party on Friday night, we found out the identity of one more Glee senior. So who is joining Cory, Lea and Chris for Glee: The College Years?

“I’m a senior. I guess that means I’m graduating. That’s what happens when you’re a senior! I don’t think it’s a thing, ” Naya Rivera a.k.a. Santana Lopez told us at last night’s TCA party in Malibu. “It’s like, what is it when you’re in high school? You’re a senior, you graduate. Yes, I’m graduating this year.”

Yes, it’s true. Santana will be vacating the role of McKinley’s HBIC. (All divas feel free to apply, just make sure to bring extra sass and biting one-liners to the audition or don’t even bother.)

Read more at EOnline

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