Scotty McCreery’s Gets in the Christmas Spirit With QVC – Scotty McCreery will be unwrapping an exciting holiday present for his fans when he performs tunes from his new album, Christmas With Scotty McCreery, on QVC, Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. ET. QVC viewers will get the opportunity to order his new Christmas album as part of a special 2-CD set that includes Scotty’s debut album, Clear as Day. – Read more at Country Weekly
Scotty McCreery ended his tour with Brad Paisley at the Hollywood Bowl last night. He tweets, “Huge thanks to @BradPaisley for giving an 18 year old the chance of a lifetime back in January to go on the road w/ you! Ive enjoyed every moment of it and have the upmost respect for you. The way you not only entertain a crowd, but also treat your crew n everybody back stage has taught me how it should be done. Thanks for the memories!”
James Durbin tweets, “If you #think about preordering @Phillips album http://smarturl.it/phillpauto , I’ll think about posting a vid of me covering #home ;) #sideofthemoon” Alrighty then!
Chris Daughtry is taking a break from tour. He tweets, “Ok so Europe, UK, Russia, US, then Dubai!!! It’s been a long, awesome, and exhausting run! Time for MUCH needed break! See ya in 3 weeks”
Jessica Sanchez and David Foster perform at the Carousel of Hope Ball.
Jessica Sanchez and David Foster performed last night at the Carousel of Hope Ball to benefit research and treatment for childhood diabetes. The event honored actor George Clooney. She sang “And I Am Telling You” and also performed a duet with Babyface.
American Idol producers, Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick opened a new winery. To celebrate, they threw a party. Haley Reinhart and Kris Allen performed! Check out this photo from the event.
Adam Lambert On Queen, Trespassing – More recently, he has eschewed the glam-rock label and has moved sonically into new genres. And even though he has recently filled the shoes of the former lead singer of Queen through a handful of dates this summer — billed as Queen + Adam Lambert — he is definitely his own man. His show at the Arizona State Fair Wednesday night is a testament to that. Energetic, powerful and engaged, Lambert engaged the crowd in a rock and roll glamour show largely unseen in the contemporary landscape. His new album, Trespassing, was featured, but his energy onstage is as palpable as his incredible vocal range that has been praised across all continents. About an hour before he took to the stage at Veterans Memorial Coliseum Wednesday night, he graciously sat down with some members of the Valley media, including Modern Times Magazine. – Read more at Modern Times Magazine
‘American Idol’ Alum Kristy Lee Cook on Simon Cowell: ‘He Doesn’t Know Anything About Being on Stage’ (Q&A) – For American Idol season seven alum Kristy Lee Cook, the road to a hit song may well have started in the jungles of Vietnam years before she was born. Cook’s new single, “Airborne Ranger Infantry,” the first release with her new label, Broken Bow Records, was inspired by her father, Larry, who served during the extraction period after the Vietnam War. To cope with the realities of war, the elder Cook penned several poems about his experiences. “My parents met in the army, and my dad is a poetic guy, and his way of expressing himself is through poems,” the 28-year old Oregon native tells The Hollywood Reporter’s Idol Worship. “He’s also like Rambo. I wouldn’t have any idea of that softer side of him if it hadn’t been for those poems.” – Read more at Hollywood Reporter