Idol Headlines for 09/19/10

Tim Urban is headed to Los Angeles tomorrow. He tweets, “Going to LA tomorrow to meet with people about acting and hopefully music! I pray all the right doors open!”


Alex Wong, sidelined with an Achilles heel injury, wishes his fellow So You Think You Can Dance dancers good luck via twitter as they embark on their tour: “Good luck for opening night! @ADeCHiKe  @BBOYFULLDECK @Billy_Bell @Kent_Boyd @laurenfrodie @RJRoldan @TheGalvatron Miss you guys so much!”

The SYTYCD tour opens tonight in New Orleans, LA.


The producers’ round auditions continue in Nashville today. Nigel Lythgoe tweets, “Lots of really good talent in Nashville. I’m sure the judges will be pleased when we return to see them. Another day of talent tomorrow.”


Cowell recognised as a ‘true star’

X Factor supremo Simon Cowell has been recognised as “a true star” at a prestigious television festival.

Cowell will receive the Rose d’Or Golden Jubilee award on Wednesday at a ceremony in Lucerne, Switzerland, marking the festival’s 50th anniversary.

Festival director Rolf Probala said: “The enormous success of Mr Cowell’s formats and his on-screen charisma have made him one of the most important figures ever in entertainment television. It is rare for someone to have the combination of talents to succeed at both and he is a true star in our global business.”

Read more at Press Association


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Adam Lambert 93.3 FLZ Tampa Interview 2010-09-18 Part 1

First 10 minutes or so, chatting with fans.

Adam Lambert 93.3 FLZ Tampa Interview 2010-09-18 Part 2

Adam discusses the Miami Beach pap incident. “I’m not proud of losing my temper a little bit, but honestly, I think, at some point you have to stand up for yourself.”

On whether there will be another single from FYE, “I don’t know if there’s going to be another single released from the album that’s out currently. I think what we might do is just wait until the new album, which is going to come out probably in the spring of next year.”

Adam Lambert 93.3 FLZ Tampa Interview 2010-09-18 Part 3

Talks a bit about the upcoming acoustic EP of songs from FYE.  “Fever” would not be a single, because “people are a little afraid of those lyrics.”

via Lulu236505


‘Does Simon fancy me? No..I think he simply respects my work as an artist’

X Factor guest judge Nicole Scherzinger has told how Simon Cowell is a huge fan of her entire body… of work.

The Pussycat Dolls singer and girlfriend of Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton, who made her debut as a guest judge on the show’s double bill this weekend, insists she was hired for her brains, not beauty.

Asked if Simon found her attractive she said: “I don’t think so. I think Simon respected me for coming in as an artist and standing up for what I feel.



The seedy truth about X Factor’s Chloe Mafia, the escort who won Simon Cowell’s heart

X Factor escort girl Chloe Mafia is still touting for trade – despite being put through to boot camp on last night’s show.

The 19-year-old single mother and wannabe star from Wakefield, lists herself for hire as an escort on seedy website – and has bumped up her rates off the back of her appearance on the show.

The singer, who was put through by Simon Cowell, previously charged £160 an hour, but now lists her rates as £250 an hour or £600 for three, or £1200 for an overnight.

Read more at Daily Mail



ABC and CafePress Team with “Dancing with the Stars” Pairs to Design T-Shirts for Charity

ABC Entertainment Group and CafePress today announced the launch of official “Dancing with the Stars” team t-shirts with sales benefitting Stand Up To Cancer. Each of the 12 celebrity couples helped design their own official team shirt, allowing fans of all ages to rally behind their favorite fox trotters with whimsical, fun and even insightful t-shirt art. Launching in the ABCOnline Store ( on Sunday, September 19, $1 for every “Dancing with the Stars” team t-shirt sold will be donated to Stand Up To Cancer, a grassroots movement raising much-needed funds for groundbreaking cancer research. Behind-the-scenes video footage of the t-shirt design process is now live on the “Dancing with the Stars” web page.

Each dancing team took a time-out from the tango to create designs that play off their individual celebrity, dancing inspirations, and of course their team names:

Read more at Futon Critic


EXCLUSIVE : Ryan Seacrest Takes Gal Pal Julianne Hough To Dinner With His Folks!

In town to film ‘Footloose, ’ Julianne accompanies Ryan to an upscale Atlanta Country Club for dinner with his parents!

It looks like things are moving fast between new beaus Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough as she was spotted dining out with his parents in Atlanta for the second time in less than a month! A source tells that the pair pulled up in a town car to an Atlanta Country Club just before 9 pm on Sept. 18 and exchanged a quick kiss before going inside to dine with his parents. “He was wearing a suit with no tie and she was in a deep red sleeveless dress, they were really affectionate and seemed very relaxed and happy, ” the source went on to say.

Read more at Hollywood Life


Bristol Palin Plays Baby Card on ‘Dancing’

Politicians know the best way to drum up votes is to pose for pics with a cute baby — so it should come as no surprise Bristol Palin brought her super-cute son Tripp to rehearsals for “Dancing With the Stars.”

She’s not the only one — Audrina Patridge brings her twins to the studio every day.

See the video at TMZ


X Factor Australia Contestants, Mahogany, sings Adam Lambert’s “Whataya Want From Me”


Adam Lambert Y-Underground Interview

In this Q & A with Y-Underground, Adam talks about the Miami Beach pap incident, making the international tour set list a little longer. There probably won’t be another single off of FYE, but if there is, it will probably be “Sleepwalker”.

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