Idol Headlines for 10/19/10

New appearance for Kris Allen: He’s set to appear at the 96.5 TIC FM All-Star Christmas concert at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford CT on December 3. More information HERE.

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Katie Stevens continues to write with David Hodges, “Writing session with @hodgesmusic and Steve Mcewan! Let’s make awesomeness”

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Crystal Bowersox has posted more of her wedding photos online at her official website HERE.

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The Lee DeWyze song, “Brooklyn Bridge” was written by Lee, Toby Gad and Lindy Robbins. That’s the third confirmed song by the trio, including “Dear Isabelle” and “Live it Up”. That’s according to ASCAP and the super-sleuth abilities of Tigervixxen!

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Adam Lambert will make an appearance at the “7 Deadly Sins” Halloween party at Green Door in Los Angeles on October 29. Check out the deets and celebrity guest list HERE.

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More Headlines after the JUMP…

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Elton John: ‘Songwriters today are pretty awful’

LONDON — British singer Elton John described today’s songwriters as “pretty awful, ” pop music as uninspiring and reality television talent shows like “American Idol” as boring in an interview published on Tuesday.

“I’m not a fan of talent shows. I probably wouldn’t have lasted if I’d gone on one. I was asked to judge ‘American Idol.’ I couldn’t do it because I won’t slag anyone off.

“Also I don’t want to be on television. It’s become boring, arse-paralysingly brain crippling.”

Read more at MSNBC

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Kris Allen on Fresh 102.7.

He talks about learning the music business, performing for the troops, his tour and more.

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Season 9’s Janell Wheeler sings her original song, “Amy’s Song”

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Dream role

Is it true you’re working on an album with Diane Warren, Chris Rojas and Evan Bogart?

I’ve been working on my album every day … since the Idol tour wrapped up. On tour there are some real time constraints. But I’m co-writing song and I’ve got the chance to work with some really talented people. People know me from Idol singing cover songs. This album is going to be who I am as a person and an artist. I want to be an inspiration to people and tell a story.

Read more at the Sun-Sentinel

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Celebs, come on down! You’re the next quiz-show contestants

Taylor Hicks routinely performed live on TV’s top-rated American Idol to win the crown in 2006. Yet the recording artist and concert headliner’s Oct. 12 appearance on Lyrics “was a nerve-racking experience, ” he says.

“On a scale of 1 to 10, this was an 11, ” says Hicks, who won $5, 000 for VH1’s Save the Music campaign. “Even though singing each week on Idol is also about remembering the lyrics, ultimately, on a game show, you’re raising money for charity.”

Read more at USA Today

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Carrie Underwood is up for fun

Five years after she rocketed to musical superstardom on “American Idol, ” Carrie Underwood continues to keep her eyes and mind open for memorable opportunities, from soaring high above the crowds in the back of a suspended pickup during her concerts to making her acting debut playing a hot girl for the ages on the hit sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.”

“If I hear about something and if I think it sounds like fun and it sounds interesting, then I’m up for it, ” Underwood said in a recent phone interview from Los Angeles, where she was in rehearsals for one of those new experiences: playing a sold-out show at the famed Hollywood Bowl.

Read more at NewsOK

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Kellie Pickler to perform at Horseshoe

“My grandmother and I were so close … still are … and I often talk to her as if she were in the same room, although she passed away when I was 15, ” Pickler said in a recent telephone interview. “My grandmother was an amazing woman and she’s a huge, huge reason I am the woman I am today. She was a mother to me.”

Pickler will bring her eclectic taste in music to the Horseshoe Riverdome on Saturday for a one-night show that she says will include a number of her recent hits, along with some oldies but goodies.

Read more at Shreveport Times

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Reality Check Presents Jason Castro at Mohegan Sun

Jason Castro talks about his upcoming album, clips of his “Hallelujah” performance.

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Jennifer Lopez’s sequinned minidress reveals a lot more jiggle in her diva wiggle

She has become world famous for her stunning figure and especially her shapely derriere.

But another wardrobe malfunction revealed that Jennifer Lopez is only human as she took to the stage in San Juan, Puerto Rico with husband Marc Anthony.

The 41-year-old’s green sequinned minidress was perilously short and as she turned around to leave the stage with her 42-year-old husband, she inadvertently revealed her dimpled thighs.

Read more at Daily Mail.co.uk

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Jennifer Lopez: Duet With Marc Anthony In Puerto Rico!

Jennifer Lopez hits the stage at hubby Marc Anthony’s concert on Saturday (October 16) at Puerto Rico Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The 41-year-old singer and actress joined Marc during the final number of the night, “Preciosa, ” for a duet!

See the photos at Just Jared
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Lopez For Gucci

JENNIFER LOPEZ and her twins Max and Emme will be the new stars of Gucci’s debut childrenswear campaign.

The adverts were shot by famous photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott in Mailbu in July and will feature beach side shots of Lopez and her two-year-old twins, decked in the label’s apparel and accessories.

Read more at Vogue.co.uk

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‘Glee’ Creator Ryan Murphy Eyes Redo Of ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ For Fox 2000

EXCLUSIVE: Glee creator Ryan Murphy just finished an episode of his hit show that is devoted to the camp classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show. By the time it airs October 26, Murphy might be in a deal to direct the feature film remake. I’m told that he’s being courted by Fox 2000 to direct a remake of the 1975 musical, which has grossed north of $100 million and is considered the longest running theatrical release in film history because it still packs the faithful into midnight shows. The project is taking shape at Fox 2000, with Peter Chernin producing along with Lou Adler.

Read more at Deadline Hollywood

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Stephen Fry on his love for X Factor’s Wagner

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‘Glee’ Cast Covers ‘GQ’ November 2010

Lea, on being told she needed a nose job: “I was one of the only girls in my high school that didn’t get one. And if anybody needed it, I probably did. But my mom always told me, growing up, ‘Barbra Streisand didn’t get a nose job. You’re not getting a nose job.’ And I didn’t. F— those people. That’s why I’m proud to be on a positive show and to be a voice for girls and say, ‘You don’t need to look like everybody else. Love who you are.’ ”

See the photo and Read more at Just Jared

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