Idol Headlines for 08/13/11

Idols Live heads to  Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ 7 pm EDT

Amanda Overmyer at Spykes Harley Davidson, Frankfort, IN
Bucky Covington
at Arcadia Memorial Park Amphitheatre, Arcadia, WI
Crystal Bowersox at Franklin County Fair, Malone NY
Danny Gokey at 99 Block Party, Augusta, GA
David Hernandez at “Jersey Rocks” Scottsdale, AZ
Jasmine Trias at Extreme Auto Fest, San Mateo, CA
John Stevens at Lazy Swan Country Club, Saugerties, NY
Josh Gracin at Fuddfest, Deerbrook WI
Kellie Pickler at Baraga Ojibwa Casino, Baraga MI
Lee DeWyze at 102.7 FRESH in The Park, Long Island, NY
Michael Johns at Molly Malone’s, Los Angeles, CA
Nikko Smith at SEVENS, at Casino Queen, East St. Louis, IL
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Adam Lambert will be presented with the Equality Award by producer Sam Sparrow at tonight’s Los Angeles Equality awards in Beverly Hills.

Darren Criss performs at the 30th Annual Northalsted Market Days Festival,   The Rivers Casino Stage, at Addison and Halsted 4:30 pm, Chicago.

Lauren Alaina Goes From Greasy To Glam

It’s a good thing Lauren Alaina got runner-up on American Idol. Turns out, she wasn’t the most skilled dough artist at Rossville, Georgia’s CiCi’s Pizza – a job she hasn’t yet quit!

“This one time, I took the pizzas, and this one night, I don’t know what was wrong with me, but I dropped, like, six pizzas in one night on the floor, ” the singer, 16, tells me. “I thought that they were going to kill me. I kept dropping them! They put me in a different position – they put me on the register. I was really embarrassed.”

Read more at OK Magazine

Kelly Clarkson and Jason Aldean – CMA Music Fest

Kelly Clarkson and Jason Aldean talk about each other in this CMA Music Fest preview. “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock!” airs Sun., Aug. 14 8|7c on ABC. It also features Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery’s Opry debuts.

Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson et al. Set for MLK Jr. Memorial Concert, 8/28

NBC, CBS and ABC are all set to cover the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial dedication and its accompanying concert, set to take place on the Washington DC mall on August 28 according to ShowBiz411.

Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Jennifer Hudson are set for the show, with BrIan Williams and Tom Brokaw said to be involved. George Lucas and Jamie Foxx are also part of the event. The show will begin at 11am and end around 3pm.

The August 28th concert is the finale of several days of events in Washington. This will be the first time that a memorial in Washington is dedicated to anyone other than a president.

Read more at Broadway World

Cheryl Cole Lands Gig With Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz

After getting the boot from the American and U.K. versions of the X Factor, Cheryl Cole is bouncing back with a role in the upcoming What to Expect When You’re Expecting starring Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz.

There’s no word yet on the Girls Aloud singer’s role in the flick, but according to her publicist, fans shouldn’t expect a major breakout role for the performer’s first movie role ever.

Read more at EOnline

Cheryl finds Glee: Miss Cole lands cameo role on hit US TV show

Simon Cowell may have thought she wasn’t good enough for American audiences but Cheryl Cole has reportedly landed a role in Glee.

The Girls Aloud singer has allegedly managed to bag herself a cameo role on the hit TV series following in the footsteps of Gwyneth Paltrow and Britney Spears.

Her management team, led by of the Black Eyed Peas, have been busy negotiating possible roles for the Parachutes singer in both Glee and the E4 comedy How I Met Your Mother.

Read more at Daily Mail

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