Fantasia was Outselling Katy Perry on the Day of her GMA Performance
…Initially, Perry’s album also faced an unanticipated challenge for next week’s top spot from J/RCA diva Fantasia, whose previous release bowed with 133k in December 2006 and topped out at 530k. The profile of the American Idol Season Three winner has risen considerably since her suicide attempt two weeks ago—though only the most hardened cynics would consider that a marketing move.
In any case, on Tuesday morning, Back to Me was actually outselling Teenage Dream at Wal-Mart, Target and Best Buy—immediately after Fantasia’s appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America, causing shockwaves to ripple around the music business. Perry made the rounds as well, of course, performing on Letterman Tuesday night and NBC’s Today Show on Friday. By Thursday afternoon, it appeared that Fantasia would fall short in her underdog bid for #1, but for a while there, it looked like the dog days of summer would be enlivened by a diva duel that absolutely no one saw coming…
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David Archuleta performs “Crush” at 92ProFM in Providence RI today
‘American Idol’s’ David Archuleta is hot for Moroccanoil
We’ve never thought of Archie as a Hair God, but we’re gonna watch him very closely now that we heard about him stopping into the Teen Choice Moroccanoil Talent Retreat. He was so impressed by the products, he took the whole line home. But he wasn’t the only one.
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‘Glee’ Mom Romy Rosemont Is a ‘Musical Dork’
On ‘Glee, ‘ Romy Rosemont plays Carole Hudson — Finn’s widowed mother and girlfriend to Kurt’s well-meaning dad, Burt.
Rosemont spoke to PopEater and admitted to absolutely loving the musical aspect of the show. “I’m such a musical dork, ” she tells us. “I’ve got every [‘Glee’] CD.”
Unfortunately for fans, the actress couldn’t divulge much about what will happen on the upcoming season, though she hints at more screen time for Carole and Burt, played by Mike O’Malley. “I think you’re going to see more of us, ” she teases.
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Dancing With the Stars Sources Confirm Margaret Cho and Jennifer Grey—Guess Which One Gets Derek Hough?
I broke the news yesterday that teen mom Bristol Palin will be a Dancing With the Stars contestant, and now a source confirms to me that comedian Margaret Cho and actress Jennifer Grey are also among the celebrities who will be tangoing across the DWTS floor this year.
Plus, fan-favorite pro dancer Derek Hough is back and paired with one of the girls above. So, who is the lucky lady?
Nobody puts her in a corner!
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