Idol Headlines for 09/20/10 – The Evening Edition

Daughtry set to perform their single “September” on Lopez Tonight. It airs on TBS at 11 pm.


Josiah Leming will begin a fall tour with Tyler Hilton beginning October 6. Check out the tour dates at Josiah’s My Space.


The Mayors of Mt. Prospect and Arlington Heights, IL declare “[Get Ready For] Lee DeWyze Week. Check out the video HERE. Lee DeWyze is set to perform a concert at Arlington Park Racetrack on Friday September 24.


More Headlines after the JUMP…


NL Interview: Priscilla Renea Goes From YouTube To In-Demand Singer/Songwriter

NL: I heard you are a huge fan of David Archuleta, and that you wrote some songs for him. What was it like working with him, and what’s the feel of the songs that you guys wrote together?

PR: Living in LA, I’ve had the opportunity to work with so many artists. He’s one of the ones that kind of was like, even though he’s been through the whole American Idol thing and he had all this fame when he was 16 years old, he’s still the sweetest nicest person. We were in the studio and things were going slow, and he was like, “Why are we wasting all this money, you know we could go write songs in the car”. And that’s the type of writer that you kind of gravitate towards because he hasn’t gotten lost in it. It‘s still about …you know he just loves to sing, that’s his thing. He has a beautiful voice and he loves to sing. And he likes to stay inspirational, he doesn’t really like to talk about “Ooh girl, I wanna kiss you”. You know that type of typical stuff. He likes to talk about life and things that will make people wanna get up and do something. So the songs that we did were kinda like very… I want to say touching, moving songs. More like a pop/Josh Groban type of thing.

Read more at Neon Limelight


Carrie Underwood Cooks New Recipe for Lady Gaga Meat Dress

Carrie Underwood in a dress made of tofu? It could happen, as the vegetarian star joked to the morning show at radio station KMLE in Phoenix last week.

Asked if she’d every wear a dress made of meat, as Lady Gaga recently did at the MTV Video Music Awards, Carrie told the station’s Tim Hattrick and Willy D. Loon, “I’m going to have to go with ‘no’ on that. Maybe soy, or a tofurkey dress. It’s currently in the works, ” she joked, which prompted Willy to suggest she wear “a Versoyce.”

Read more at The Boot


Carrie Underwood spotted with David Spade!

Carrie Underwood stopped by David Spade’s show at the Venetian in Las Vegas on Saturday.  Spade tweeted, “Threw tomatoes and heckled me. Typical Carrie..”


‘Dancing’ Studio on Red Sarah Palin Alert

There will be high security tonight when Sarah Palin shows up to watch daughter Bristol perform on “Dancing with the Stars” … TMZ has learned.

Our spies say security guards at CBS Television City in L.A. — the place where “Dancing” is broadcast — is on “heightened alert.” Although Palin is not officially running for anything, security is treating her like a government official.

Read more at TMZ


AUDIO: Jennifer Grey: I Feel Patrick Swayze’s Presence Right Now

Dirty Dancing’s Jennifer Grey told Ryan Seacrest’s KIIS-FM radio show Monday that she feels the presence of her co-star in the iconic romance film, the late Patrick Swayze, “very strongly” as she embarks on her first week of the eleventh season of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, where she’ll be partnered up with Derek Hough.

Listen to the interview at Radar Online


VIDEO: Inside Cheryl Burke and Rick Fox’s DWTS Rehearsals

He hasn’t stepped out on the Dancing With the Stars ballroom floor yet, but Rick Fox is already worried about wardrobe malfunctions.

“I’m really disturbed a little bit by the fact that there are no pockets, ” the former Los Angeles Laker says in this new video ahead of Monday’s DWTS season premiere on ABC. “I need to put my hands somewhere. I don’t even have a back pocket, so I can’t even put my wallet in.”

Watch the Video at People


Brandy Talks ‘Dancing with the Stars, ‘ Bristol Palin & New Music

On the eve of her debut on “Dancing with the Stars, ” Brandy is all excitement, nerves, and sore muscles.

Brandy and her brother plan to release a joint album in conjunction with the show, and although that project’s release date hasn’t been set yet, the first single, “Lifeguard, ” recently leaked. “It’s just about knowing when relationships are over, ” Brandy says of the ballad. “It’s sad because I really want a relationship that works. Its long overdue — I’m 31, lets have some more kids! Its like, ‘Brothers, get it together.’ The siblings are also working on their own solo albums, and Brandy says that she’s close to inking a deal with a label to put out the release. “The album is just starting. I can’t say with who yet, because I just want to make sure it goes through, ” she says.

Read more at Billboard

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  1. vague rumor of another possible solo show for Kris — this one at Valparaiso University in Indiana. No details yet, just one person posting on FB

  2. Amazon has added a Biography for their David Archuleta page. It’s beautifully written. And it’s long. This is just an small excerpt:

    Actually, there are many sides to David Archuleta, all of which find a place on the record. There’s the youthful David, affectionately known as Archie, who often emerges on TV in the form of a mid-interview giggle; You can find him on the title track whose bouncy, island vibe vows that nothing’s going to break his pop stride.

    Then you have David the inspiration and role model, who looks deep inside and up above for guidance on how to navigate the world around him—much as he describes on the track “Things Are Gonna Get Better,” which spots a silver lining in the darkest of clouds and enlists a full gospel choir to drive the point home.

    And there’s the insatiably curious David, who doesn’t have all the answers but is resolved to keep searching for them. Look no further than the sugar sweet S*A*M and Sluggo-produced single “Something ‘Bout Love” for the sound of reach-for-the-sky bliss, and the hard-driving big chorus of “Complain,” written for David by EMan, David Hodges and Claude Kelly, which, despite its title, is an encouraging song beckoning the listener not to take anything for granted.

  3. girlygirl:
    09/21/2010 at 1:33 am

    brief Q&A with Kris (on page 57)

    Thanks girlygirl. The interview is now a little out of date as when they spoke to him it was before the video was out – but it was good nonetheless. Love the photo they used !!

  4. Thanks for that link, girlygirl. Even though it’s an old interview with Kris, we got a new question and answer at the end. I’m heartened to hear him say that his next goal musically is to win a Grammy … and he thinks he can do it.

    He’s come a long way in confidence in himself.

  5. I think it would be hilarious if Carrie had a tofu dress designed for her. Sprouts might hold up better, though.

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