Idol Headlines for 09/07/10

You can watch the GLEE Premiere Party Webcast, from the red carpet TONIGHT at 6pm PDT! Check out the UStream on Glee’s Facebook. The second Season of Glee premieres Tuesday September 21.


Lee DeWyze will be recording for his upcoming album in New York City today. He tweeted yesterday, “Hey! Just got into NY. Love it here, recording tomorrow, how have you guys been?”


Matt Giraud will be busy this week with radio promo for his new Jim Brickman collaboration, “Thank You”. He tweeted yesterday, “Now begins RADIO TOUR WEEK!! Lansing & Grand Rapids tomorrow. Then Chicago, Cleveland, Flint! Here we go!…yo.”


More Headlines after the JUMP…

Associated Press

Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon Raises $58.9 Million

Despite the struggling economy, officials with the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon say contributions and pledges from this year’s Labor Day event totaled $58.9 million.

While the amount was down from $60.5 million last year and a record $65 million in 2008, Lewis said he was pleased with the support to advance the research and service programs of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Read more at NPR

Jennifer Hudson Moving to Chicago

Jennifer Hudson is done with Florida and is planning on moving back to Chicago.

Two years after her mother and brother were murdered in Chicago, Jennifer and her fiance David Otunga are planning on moving back so their son can be closer to her family.

“I definitely want to have another one. I want to have a little girl, maybe in three or four years from now.”

Their son is so adorable, we’d love to see him get a little sister.

Read more at HollyScoop

Secrets of America’s Got Talent’s Top 10

Are you ready for the final 10 acts of America’s Got Talent to go for it Tuesday night? PEOPLE has dug up some revealing facts about the remaining acts:

Read more at People

Aerosmith heads into Calgary amid band dispute – Guitarist Perry again threatens to replace vocalist Tyler

“I’m not going to sit around for two years waiting for him to come back to Aerosmith, ” Perry says. While the guitar hero admits that an Aerosmith minus Tyler “would be a different animal, ” he also wishes to continue playing with the other three members of the band. “(You’ve got) four guys that are great together, and if you find the right singer, there’s no reason you can’t go and entertain people, ” he says.

Asked about his thoughts on American Idol, the hit TV show that has become a threat to his beloved band, Perry pulls no punches.

“It’s a reality show designed to get people to watch that station and sell advertising, ” he says dismissively. “It’s one step above (Teenage Mutant) Ninja Turtles.

“I’ll tell you one thing, when we put this band together, this is not something that (Steven Tyler) would do, ” he adds, his voice filled with disappointment and frustration.

“It’s his business, but I don’t want Aerosmith’s name involved with it. We have nothing to do with it.”

Read more at the Calgary Herald

Katy Perry watches Adam Lambert make out with Jake Shears

Adam really makes out with Jake!

Adam Lambert on Kidd Kraddick

In part 3, he Adam calls the judges panel a front for the producers, who really make the casting decisions on Idol. He also feels Season 9 had talent, but was boring.

In part 4, He details the next couple of months: After the tour, he’ll start writing for the new album and working with some producers both in the US and overseas. He’ll finish up his international tour in December, after, it’s back to the US for some radio promo.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

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