Idol Headlines for 10/11/11

SYTYCD tour heads to the U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH

David Cook at The Pageant, St. Louis, MO
Pia Toscano at the Angels on the Bay Event, Howard Beach, NY
Scotty McCreery at the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, TN airing on GAC at 8 pm.
Trenyce in Thriller Live, London, UK
Read more at IdolStages

Scotty McCreery appears at the Grand Ole Opry
Lauren Alaina appears on Good Morning America
Fantasia Barrino appears on the Wendy Williams Show

Sign up for Kelly Carkson’s free October 19th show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles HERE. First come, First serve!

Actor posts a photo of himself and Carrie Underwood from yesterday’s CMA promo shoot, “Me and Carrie Underwood On the set of the CMA award promo!. Also on set was Brad Paisely, Donny & Marie, Ms. Piggy, and Micky & Minnie (their eyes and mouths moved and everything…trippy!)”

CMT To Premiere Eight New Videos For CMT Big New Music Weekend (Including Casey James)

CMT will world premiere eight brand new music videos this weekend as part of its fifth CMT BIG NEW MUSIC WEEKEND, which kicks off FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14th at 6a (ET) and continues through music hours all weekend long. Premiering exclusively on CMT are new videos for ZAC BROWN BAND’s “Keep In Mind, ” LUKE BRYAN’s “If You Ain’t Here To Party, ” TONY BENNETT and FAITH HILL’s duet of “The Way You Look Tonight, ” TOBY KEITH’s “Red SOLO Cup, ” CHRIS YOUNG’s “You, ” JUSTIN MOORE’s “Bait A Hook, ” KEVIN FOWLER’s “That Girl” and CASEY JAMES’ “Let’s Don’t Call It A Night.”

As the only videos featured throughout regularly scheduled music hours, the eight BIG NEW MUSIC WEEKEND artists will get over 12 hours of air-play, along with an opportunity to personally introduce their video to fans each time it airs. In addition, will highlight each of the videos on its homepage.

Read more at All Access

Ciao time in NYC

Sunny skies and a show of force yesterday marked the city’s annual Columbus Day Parade, where a true daughter of New York took center stage.

Before she was an “American Idol” favorite, Pia Toscano was a Howard Beach girl nurturing a dream of singing stardom.

After a season of being spotlighted on “Idol” and signing a recording contract, she was still humbled to perform on a city street corner before a raucous crowd of Columbus Day revelers.

Read more at New York Post

Lauren Alaina Fills in for the CMT Receptionist!

Very cute vid! Lauren Alaina answers phones at the CMT front desk.

Lauren Alaina Kicks-Off Busy Album Release Week with ‘GMA’ Performance of ‘Georgia Peaches’

Lauren Alaina will appear on “Good Morning America” this morning in support of her new album, Wildflower. Lauren will be performing her new single, “Georgia Peaches, ” a song that is very close to her heart.

“‘Georgia Peaches’ is one of my favorites on the album, just because of the fact that I am from Georgia, ” Lauren tells CountryMusicIsLove. “It talks about how young girls like to flirt and how we like to dance and hang out, and just have fun in the summertime.”

Read more at Country Music is Love

“The Perfect Gift” With Ruben Studdard Coming Out On DVD

In case you’ve been lying awake in bed at nights wondering whatever happened to the really really big fat guy who won American Idol a few years ago – Ruben Studdard – you can now set your mind at ease. Studdard will be seen in the straight-to-DVD release titled The Perfect Gift, coming out on November 1st from Image Entertainment.

Read more at Indie Wire

We Hear: Steven Tyler

That Steven Tyler believes it’s only a matter of time until there is an Aerosmith movie. The “American Idol” judge tells Boston Common that he’s always felt his band was “magical” and that its story is made for the big screen. Perhaps Steven is hoping someone will option his autobiography “Does the Noise in my Head Bother You?” The Boston Bad Boy says the book is a candid look at his “non-normal” life. “When you’re a rock star you come to a city and you pillage and plunder and then you leave that night, and no one sees you again and they don’t really know the deeper part of what it takes, ” he said. “I got a chance to write about it in the book.”

Read more at the Boston Herald

Jennifer Lopez Debuts New Fiat Commercial After Last Spot Called ‘Decade’s Worst’ (Video)Hollywood Reporter

Backstage at Dancing With the Stars: Why Was Ricki “In Shock”? And Who Got Injured?

Newsflash: When Cher is in the house, everyone feels a bit nervous on Dancing With the Stars. Even Cher herself!

We hit the live performance show tonight to gather up all the Cher-tastic goss, and discovered that Ricki Lake was reeling from her results, while two stars were nursing injuries, and everyone else was bragging about their “Cher moment” (real or imagined)…

Read more at EOnline

‘Dancing with the Stars’: Cher was there! (Not that Chaz Bono noticed)

All eyes may have been focused on Cher — who lived up to the hype by finally attending a taping of Dancing with the Stars Monday — but Chaz Bono wasn’t among those ogling the diva who was positioned next to David Arquette’s daughter.

In fact, Bono kept his attention off his family, including stepmother Mary Bono, who was also in the house. “When we’re dancing I try to just focus on [Lacey] and what we’re doing, ” said Bono, who performed a Rocky-themed paso doble with partner Lacey Schwimmer that earned a standing ovation from a teary-eyed Cher. ”It was great to have everyone here. It pumped me up. I know my mom was really proud of me and that was awesome. I’m glad that whatever we’re doing is touching people.

Read more at EW

Jackie Evancho Is Robert Redford’s Daughter in ‘The Company You Keep’

Jackie Evancho, the runner up of the fifth season of “America’s Got Talent”, might soon make her debut in acting world. The 11-year-old Pennsylvania-born singer has joined Robert Redford and Shia LaBeouf in an upcoming political action thriller, “The Company You Keep”.

According to Variety, Evancho has been tapped to star as Redford’s daughter, who has just lost her mother and knows nothing about his father’s militant past. Also recently attached to the movie are Oscar-nominated stars Anna Kendrick and Terrence Howard, as well as Brendan Gleeson and Sam Elliott.

Read more at Ace Showbiz

‘Dancing With the Stars:’ Ricki Lake Threatens to Quit

Ricki Lake may have earned a near-perfect score on Monday’s Dancing With the Stars, but she’s losing her cool.

“I feel a tremendous amount of pressure, ” she told her partner (and three-time winner) Derek Hough while rehearsing before the show. “Has anyone ever quit the show?”

Read more at Hollywood Reporter

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