Idol Headlines for 08/16/10 – The Evening Edition

David Cook performs “America The Beautiful” at the US Open Men’s Finals tennis match in Flushing NY on Sept. 12. CBS @ 4 pm ET via @BrazilianWNs and DavidCookOfficial

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Fantasia Announces Upcoming Appearances

Despite her recent troubles, Fantasia is back at work, promoting her upcoming album, Back to Me (set to drop 8/24) and the 2nd season of her VH1 reality show, Fantasia For Real.

Check out her upcoming appearances: Good Morning America (8/24), Lopez Tonight (8/25), Wendy Williams Show (9/7), 106 & Park (9/8), Live With Regis & Kelly (9/9) Plus: Steve Harvey’s Ford Hoodie Awards (8/28) and Tom Joyner’s Family Reunion (9/4).

Fantasia’s album will be available for preview tomorrow on Amazon and Facebook.

For more Idol appearances, click THIS LINK.

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Adam Lambert Twitter Contest

First, follow Adam Lambert on twitter (you prolly are) then tweet a photo of yourself all glammed up to @AdamLambert! Include the hashtag #glamphoto

One Grand Prize Winner will receive a special, autographed surprise item, signed by Adam Lambert. Adam will also be personally selecting the winners himself – so the more amazing photos you take, the more chances you have at winning. The contest ends on September 15th.

More deets at AdamOfficial.

Kris Allen “The Truth” Music Video debuts on VH1 Tuesday, 8/16

@JiveMusic tweets, “@KrisAllen’s “The Truth” will be on VH1 starting tmrw! Stay tuned 2 KrisAllenOfficial.com for news about the Exclusive ONLINE PREMIERE!”

Kris Allen’s official website announces it will debut ONLINE on 8/18/10.

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More Headlines after the JUMP…

Season 8’s Megan Joy hints at a record deal. She tweets, “Well folks…. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!!!!! I have big, solid people behind me and large plans in the works!!! :::)))) FINALLY!!!!!” and tweets some more “I still cant give details for a few more days but ITS ON. Thank you all so so much for waiting :) MORE MUSIC FOR US ALL!!!”

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Former American Idol star Jessica Sierra To Release Debut Album “Rebound”!

PRLog (Press Release) – Aug 16, 2010 – Woodland Hills, California, USA – Former American Idol star Jessica Sierra has been the subject of constant media attention since her departure from the FOX series. Known for her energetic live performances and powerful voice, Sierra has announced that she will release a debut album. Drawing from the ups and downs in her life, the album to be titled “Rebound” is expected to be an emotional and direct conveyance of her life as a Musician and an individual. “Rebound” is set to be released sometime in December, 2010!

Recorded using a mixture of home and pro studios, the album has the quality sound one might expect from any American Idol talent. Sierra is currently rehearsing for her live show and hopes to schedule performances all over the world. Her single “Enough” is currently available on Amazon, iTunes, and her website. For more information on her upcoming debut release as well as her tour dates as they emerge, visit Jessica Sierra’s official web site at www.jessicasierra.com.

Read more at PRLog.org

Casting Complete for National Tour of Rock of Ages

Casting is now complete for the national tour of the Tony-nominated musical Rock of Ages, which will launch Sept. 21 in Chicago.

As previously announced, Constantine Maroulis will repeat his Tony-nominated performance as Drew.

He will be joined by MiG Ayesa as Stacee Jaxx, Nick Cordero as Dennis, Rebecca Faulkenberry as Sherrie, Patrick Lewallen as Lonny, Teresa Stanley as Justice, Casey Tuma as Regina, Bret Tuomi as Hertz and Travis Walker as Franz. The ensemble comprises Angela Brydon, Joey Calveri, Daniel Luis Domenech, Lindsay Janisse, Sean Jenness, Holly Laurent, Lauralynn McClelland, Rashad Naylor, Josh Sassanella and Erika Shannon.

Read more at Playbill.com

EXCLUSIVE! Jennifer Hudson’s Son Has A WWE-Themed First Birthday Party — Wants To Be Just Like His Wrestler Dad!

Little David Otunga Jr. is turning out to be more like dad, pro wrestler David Otunga, than he is his songbird mom, Jennifer Hudson. The tiny tot celebrated his first birthday August 10 with a wrestling-themed party – totally paying tribute to his proud papa!

“[My son’s] birthday was a whole wrestling themed birthday. He had a wrestling ring built out of a jumping castle that had ropes on it saying ‘Raw’ on one side and ‘Smackdown’ on the other, ” Jen’s fiance boasted to HollywoodLife.com exclusively at WWE’s Summerslam & MDA’s event in Hollywood August 13. “It was huge, ” he added. “Adults were in it! I got him an exact replica costume that I have. I had my seamstress make the same trunks I have, including the Nexus arm band, the hoodie and jeans.”

Read more at Hollywood Life

Matthew Morrison, Julianna Margulies and More Named 2010 Emmy Presenters

Seems that funny man Jimmy Fallon, himself a nominee, will be in good company when he hosts the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the end of the month.

The first six presenters for the live broadcast were announced today by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and, as luck would have it, there’s not a schlub among them — there are even four 2010 nominees on the roster.

Read More at TV Squad.com

Lea Michele: Justin Timberlake For GLEE!

Lea Michele is pure perfection in a Tadashi Shoji confection in this sexy new photo shoot for celeb hairdresser Mark Townsend’s online destination MARKTBeauty.com.

Here’s what the Glee actress, who turns 24 in two weeks, had to share:

See the photos at Just Jared

Adam Lambert – If I Had You (Jason Nevins Extended Mix)

The “If I Had You” Remixes will be available at AdamOfficial tomorrow and iTunes next week.

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