Listen to Kimberley Caldwell’s new single “Desparate Girls and Stupid Boys” at her newly-designed website HERE.
Could Crystal Bowersox and Jewell write together some day? They talk on twitter:
From Crystal to @Jeweljk I remember writing a song and sending it to you via fan mail when i was young. You’re one of the reasons i started playing music.
From Jewell to @CrystalBowersox: very flattered-ur gr8- luv 2 write 2gether some time
The Soul Train Awards were announced today. Fantasia was nominated for BEST R&B/SOUL ARTIST FEMALE, plus her hit song “Bittersweet” was nominated for RECORD OF THE YEAR. See the entire list at BET.
The 2010 Soul Train Awards are set to tape at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre November 10 and premiere on Centric and BET November 28 at 9 P.M.
Katie Stevens may be on the verge of something big. She’s taking some meetings this week. She tweets to David Hodges, the songwriter she’s been collaborating with, “First big meeting of the week! Let’s do this @hodgesmusic! Conquering the world part 1…two meetings down.. 2 more people in the world love what we’re doing! Conquering the world part 1 is going well.”
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Top Hollywood Celebrities to Attend and Perform at Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities Second Hearts and Hands Gala November 6th
ATLANTA, Oct 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities (ARMHC) announces its Hearts and Hands Gala at 7pm on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Georgia Aquarium. Atlanta’s own Ryan Seacrest will serve as emcee of the black tie dinner, which will feature live and silent auctions and a performance by platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw. The Coca-Cola Company is the event’s presenting sponsor. The Event Chair is Javier Goizueta, Vice President, The Coca-Cola Company and President of the McDonald’s Division Worldwide. Muhtar Kent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Coca-Cola Company is Honorary Chair.
Read more at Marketwatch
Galleria Announces Talent for Ice Spectacular on November 13
HOUSTON, TX (October 18, 2010) – Houston will ring in the holidays, when The Galleria hosts the 22nd Annual Tree Lighting and Ice Spectacular on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. at the recently updated ice facility, The Ice at The Galleria.
A 55-foot Christmas tree, featuring 100, 000 twinkling lights and 5, 000 ornaments in a variety of colors and shapes, will light up the mall during the annual 30-minute tree-lighting show, Ice Spectacular. The holiday event will feature 2008 American Idol finalist, Brooke White; Houston-based Israeli sibling ice dance team and two-time Olympic competitors, Alexandra and Roman Zaretsky; and professional ice skaters Samantha Vonsiatsky and Richard Swenning.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brooke and these expert skaters to Ice Spectacular, ” said Nicole Davis, director of marketing for The Galleria. “We know they will add a special touch to our annual event with their repertoires.”
Read more at The Paper
‘Dancing With the Stars’: Derek Hough on working with Jen, future plans, and dream celeb partner
Baby Derek is back, and he would like to give you a high five. HIGH FIVE HIM! Thanks to all of you who submitted questions for Dancing With the Stars‘ own Fantastic Mr. Fox last week. Below, Derek helps us rev up for Week 5 with an all-readers’ Q&A!
You are doing a fantastic job with Jennifer [Grey] this season. How do you balance pushing and challenging her around her injuries? She looks fantastic for her age, but she is 50, not 30. Do you worry about pushing her too much, especially when you guys hit two dances for one week? –Susan
Read more at Entertainment Weekly
Brandy and Maks: Why Can’t We Be ‘Friends’?
It’s TV Theme Song Week on “Dancing with the Stars, ” and singer Brandy and partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy are going to be quick-stepping to “I’ll Be There for You” from “Friends” — just one problem: Maks revealed that Brandy has never seen the show.
“Maks, you promised not to tell people that, ” Brandy said. Check out their humorous bickering.
See the Video at Extra TV
Irked ‘Dancing’ Cast Close to Turning on Jennifer Grey
After weeks of landing at the top of the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ leader board, insiders tell me the cast and dancers are starting to get a wee bit jealous of the outstanding Jennifer Grey.
“It’s not outright hate yet but it isn’t good, ” one insider that’s spent plenty of time on the ‘Dancing’ stage tells me. “It’s just not fair that we are all working our a**es off every week and Jennifer literally waltzes in and gets the best marks. You would think that because she is a dancer the judges would be a little harder on her.”
Read more at AOL