Idol Headlines for 09/25/11

SYTYCD tour heads to the Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA

Chris Sligh at Clearwater Baptist Church, Athens, TN
Constantine Maroulis at Greek Food Festival, Dallas TX
Elliott Yamin at Smith’s Olde Bar, Atlanta, GA
Josh Gracin at Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville, CT
La Toya London at Woodminster Amphitheatre, Oakland, CA
More at Idolstages

The release date for Kellie Pickler’s yet to be named next album is 12/06 at

Adam Lambert and His mother Leila to be Honored by PFLAG at The LA Event in Beverly Hills More information HERE.

Casey Abrams Idyllwild Homecoming event takes place on North Circle Drive from 3 to 7 pm today. More information HERE.

Steven Tyler, Peter Krause, Nicollette Sheridan, Sarah Drew and Dr. Drew Pinsky help honor the year’s top TV shows, movies and performances that address addiction and other health issues, on FX 4 pm (US)

Nigel Lythgoe tweeted last night, “Good talent in New Jersey today for #AmericanIdol. Off to Pittsburgh, Portland and Aspen next.”

David Archuleta posts on his facebook fan page, “Keep watching David’s official site at for a big announcement early next week.

Pia Toscano tweeted from the recording studio yesterday, “Studio with @HarveyMasonjr”

Chris Daughtry clarifies via twitter, “Seems to be some confusion on this Arkham City sitch. “Drown In You” is NOT in the game, NOT in a movie, it IS on the soundtrack for game. And “RENEGADE” is ONLY at rock radio! Crawling Back To You is our primary single at radio. The songs on the Arkham City soundtrack are NOT on the game. They are merely songs inspired by the game. Also! “Drown In You” will NOT be on our new album.”

Kellie Pickler says in this interview with 100.7 the Wolf that she’ll be on Ellen 10/5 performing “Tough”. (Not sure if tape date or air date.) She also confirms her 90210 appearance is 10/18. Listen Here.

Tony Bennett, Carrie Underwood, Stevie Wonder at Tony’s 85th Birthday Celebration

Tony, Carrie and Stevie on the Red Carpet last night. Tony’s birthday celebration took place at the Hollywood Bowl. Proceeds benefited AARP charities.

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley on CMT Country Countdown

Talks about her summer and writing and recording her album

More audio from the Countdown HERE.

Steven Tyler sent Carrie roses and a spicy poem, Carrie talks in a British accent (in the clip where Brad talks about Ronnie Wood)

Why Carrie Underwood Isn’t Ready to Have Kids

Carrie Underwood is pretty clear when it comes to starting a family with her hockey husband, Mike Fisher.

It’s not happening anytime soon…

“I’m good on the kid front right now, ” the American Idol winner told me last night at the I Heart Radio music festival at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand. “Mike and I are both so busy. We want to do what’s best for us and our future children. Anytime within the next few years would just be bad.”

Read more at EOnline

Aaron Wayne Kelly, one of the stars of television’s “American Idol, ” will headline a show Oct. 22 at the Stockdale Fire Hall.

“We’re very pleased to present Aaron to his many fans in the Mon Valley and southwestern Pennsylvania, ” Charleroi mayor Nancy Ellis, co-chairman of the concert organizing committee said. “He is truly one of the rising young stars on the national music scene, so it should be a big night for the area.”


Ex-‘Idol’ Judge DioGuardi Lists Los Angeles Home for $10 Million

Singer-songwriter and former “American Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi has listed her Studio City, Calif., home for $10 million.

The 7, 600-square-foot, five-bedroom, seven- bathroom home, pictured here, is on 3½ acres with mountain and city views. Ms. DioGuardi and her husband, Michael McCuddy, an artist/contractor, purchased the 1920s-era house in 2007 and spent three years extensively renovating and expanding it.

Read more at the Wall Street Journal

‘X Factor’ Contestant – My Long-Lost Son Knows – I’m His Daddy!

“X Factor” contestant Chris Rene got two pieces of good news this week — he made it to the next round of the show … and his long-lost son learned Chris is his biological father.

Chris had a son six years ago named Elijah that he never knew about, who ended up in foster care. Chris and the boy were re-united four years ago, but the foster parents referred to Chris (who has another son who is 3) only as a close family friend.

Read more at TMZ

“X Factor” Contestant – Redemption Tale Includes Brushes with the Law

Simon Cowell isn’t the only judge “X Factor” contestant Chris Rene has faced in his life — TMZ has learned Rene was busted twice for drugs … before he finally found sobriety.

According to police records, Rene was busted in January 2007 for possession of a controlled substance (meth). The case was dropped in 2008 after Rene completed a diversion program.

Rene’s drug history goes all the way back to 2002. According to law enforcement sources, Rene was popped in West Hollywood in 2002 for felony possession of cocaine. That case was dismissed after he served probation.

Read more at TMZ

‘Dancing’s’ Nancy Grace Responds To ‘Glee’ Makeover Dig

Nancy Grace is known for her signature ‘do – the blond bob with bangs – but the carefully crafted coiffure was recently the subject of a dig on “Glee” when Kurt Hummel (played by Chris Colfer) said he’d like to give the 51-year-old “Dancing with the Stars” contestant a makeover.

So, did the former prosecutor-turned-cable newscaster object to the idea with her trademark toughness?

“I would totally accept a makeover from a ‘Glee’ character, ” Nancy told Access Hollywood at Variety’s Third Annual Power of Women Luncheon in Beverly Hills on Friday. “Come on!” “I challenge you to a makeover, ” she continued, looking daringly into Access’ camera. “Do me!”

Read me at Access Hollywood

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