Idol Headlines for 10/14/12

Nigel Lythgoe tweets, “Good talent in San Antonio. Thank you to everyone who tried out for #AmericanIdol today. Those that didn’t get through please keep working.” The American Idol auditions head to Oklahoma City next week.

Skylar Laine will sing at the  2012 NLCS GAME 1 between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants tonight in San Francisco. It airs on FOX beginning at 8/7c.

Scotty McCreery and Kristy Lee Cook will play a concert for KIK 100.9 in Springfield, MA on November 16 to benefit the USO. Read more HERE.

‘American Idol’ Alums Erika Van Pelt, Jen Hirsh and John Stevens Team Up For Holiday Concert – Erika Van Pelt, a top 10 finalist from season 11, will team up with that season’s top 24 contestant Jen Hirsh and season three top 10 finalist John Stevens when they sing with the 36-piece Boston-based Beantown Swing Orchestra at a holiday concert in Providence, R.I. on Sunday, Dec. 9. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Adam Lambert insures voice for £30m? – Adam Lambert has reportedly insured his voice for £30m ($48m) ahead of a long run of promotional appearances. According to Sunday Mirror, the singer’s management decided to take out a policy to protect his vocal chords last week. A source told the paper: “Insurance for stars is a big deal in the US and Adam’s voice is his bacon. He had it insured last week.” – Read more at Digital Spy

Looks like some Kris Allen Christmas music will be heading our way! Kris tweets, “Gettin some help from this guy recording some Christmas songs for you guys.”

Chris Daughtry tweets, “Ok…so…I totally just met Yoko Ono!! Wow”

Britney Spears tweets, “Incredible day shooting the music vid for ‘Scream and Shout’ – you all are gonna be blown away! It’s magic, right @iamwill?” Britney is featured in’s next single “Scream and Shout”

Melanie Amaro tweets, “I can’t wait for my video to be out for all the world to see ! #soon !”

President Obama Talks ‘American Idol’ Feud on The Yo! Show – In his latest interview with radio personality Michael Yo, President Barack Obama weighed in on one of TV’s most pressing issues, the future of “American Idol.” When asked his opinion on the recent feud between judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj the President politically stated, “I think that they are going to be able to sort it out, I am confident. I am all about bringing people together.” – Read more at Extra

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