Idol Headlines for 09/27/11

SYTYCD tour heads to the Agganis Arena in Boston MA

Elliott Yamin at Juanita’s in Little Rock, AR
Trenyce in “Thriller Live” in UK London
More at Idol Stages

Ryan Seacrest to be honored at LA’s Promise Gala, 6 pm at the Kodak Theater, Los Angeles. More info HERE.
Lee DeWyze
will hold a live chat at 4pt/7et. More info at his facebook page

Pre-order Lauren Alaina’s debut album Wildflower at iTunes now. Order at this link.

QDR invites you to an 18th  Birthday Bash for Scotty McCreery, to celebrate the release of his CD Clear as Day. The party takes place at Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion in Raleigh, NC on October 8.  More Idol appearances HERE.

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will perform their hit country duet “Remind Me”  at the CMA’s in November. Carrie and Brad will also co-host the awards show again.

Bo Bice Canceling Appearances

From Official Bo Bice, “Due to a recurring illness, Bo is currently under medical attention and will have to cancel all appearances and performances until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your continued support.”  Get well soon, Bo!

Brand-new charity fundraising campaign ‘I Run 4 Something’ features Edward Norton, Crowdrise and thousands of runners; online contests, prizes, celebrities and lots of fun

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Recently returned U.S. military veterans, medical professionals and top runners from the newly established African nation of South Sudan all share at least one thing in common: They’ll be at the starting line of the 2012 Honda LA Marathon, running on behalf of non-profit Team Rubicon, an organization that repurposes the skills of young military veterans for humanitarian disasters. As part of the race’s brand-new “I Run 4 Something” campaign, tens of thousands of runners will have a similar chance to raise money for their favorite charity next March.

Celebrity participants are joining thousands of other runners in choosing their favorite cause to support in preparation for the March 18, 2012 race. Rock singer and songwriter David Cook, known for winning the seventh season of American Idol, is running for Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, aimed at finding the fastest possible route to a cure for brain cancer.

Read more at PR Newswire

Carrie Underwood: Drive to End Hunger!

Carrie Underwood sparkles onstage during AARP’s Drive to End Hunger Benefit Concert, held at the Staples Center on Saturday (September 24) in Los Angeles.

The 28-year-old country cutie joined Tony Bennett onstage at the show, which benefited the hunger solutions of AARP Foundation. Also appearing at the concert with Tony was Stevie Wonder!

Read more at Just Jared

‘X Factor’ Contestant Chris Rene Becomes YouTube Sensation (Video)

Santa Cruz, Calif. trash collector Chris Rene is now a YouTube sensation thanks to his premiere episode performance on The X Factor.

The video of Rene singing his own composition “Young Homie” on Fox’s new competition series has registered more than 2.1 million hits on YouTube to date.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

‘I Want to Come Back in My Next Life as Darren Criss, ‘ Says Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch was the guest of honor at Fall Free for All, the season-opening celebration for Cal Performances, this past Sunday. While speaking to a (rapt) audience, Lynch said, “If I could choose who I want to be when I come back in my next life, it would be Darren Criss.”


Glee’s Dianna Agron: Quinn Still Misses New Directions

Glee’s Quinn Fabray may be rocking a crazy ‘do and acting like she doesn’t care, but in truth, the former Cheerio truly misses New Directions.

“She’s just been through so much, ” Agron tells of Quinn’s sudden turnaround. “You know how it is when you’re in high school and you don’t know if maybe you’ve made all the right choices, but you want to be an adult and you want to own something. She wants to own something.”

Read more at TV Guide

Simon Cowell slams Lady Gaga as boring

The X Factor impresario, 51, said: “If you only ever heard Lady Gaga, she’s the most boring singer in the world.

“You’ve got to see her – you need TV. Same with Beyonce. Or Katy Perry. We’re all about image. You have to have that X Factor. ”
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Simon also took a swipe at American Idol host Ryan Seacrest.

He said of US X Factor’s presenter Steve Jones: “He’s tall, dark, British – he’s basically completely the opposite of Ryan Seacrest.

“You’ve got to add in intelligent as well.”


‘Dancing With the Stars” Nancy Grace Denies Wardrobe Malfunction

Nancy Grace denied suffering a wardrobe malfunction on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars Monday night.

“When we were doing our hop scotch portion of our dance, there was a little bit of movement but it did not rise to a wardrobe malfunction, ” Grace told reporters backstage after the show.

Ah ha ha ha ha. Yes it did.

Read more at THR

Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks “Would Love to Be on Glee, ” but Can She Sing?

Chris Colfer’s big-screen movie debut, Struck by Lightning, is going to send you on an emotional roller coaster…

“It makes you cry and laugh, ” Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks, who appears in Lightning alongside Colfer, Allison Janney, Dermot Mulroney and Sarah Hyland, told me this weekend at the Rape Treatment Center benefit. “It’s very clever. It’s very smart. He’s just amazing. This guy can do anything.”

Colfer also wrote the screenplay. “She’s kind of a Goody Two-shoes, ” Hendricks said of her character. “She’s a little naïve and hoping for the best but a little judgey too, a little judgmental. So she gets some surprises along the way.”

Read more at Eonline

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