Idol Headlines for 10/22/10

David Archuleta will perform at the Annual Delta Miracle Awards in Orlando FL on November 13. The Children’s Miracle Network will recognize doctors, nurses and other amazing caregivers from their nationwide network.

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Melinda Doolittle sang an original song she co-wrote with Regie Hamm (“Time of My Life”) at last night’s Bella Bash in Nashville. Danny Gokey also performed at the benefit to support Hamm’s charity, The Angel Wings Foundation.

Melinda tweets, “The Bella Bash was amazing!!!! I got to meet Russ Taff (WOW!), hang out w/ Danny Gokey (YAY!), and…..I’ve never sung an original in front of people before & I got to tonight! Loved writing w/ Regie Hamm & LOVED performing our song!!!”

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Adam Lambert set for the Y100 Miami Jingle Ball, 12/11

Adam Lambert is part of the Y100 Miami Jingle Ball lineup on December 11 that also includes Flo Rida, Katy Perry, B.O.B and more. More information HERE.

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O say, did you see Steven Tyler?

Aerosmith wild man Steven Tyler, who is known to be more than a little accident prone, drove a custom-built motorcycle tricked out with Boston Bruins [team stats] regalia onto the ice last night at the B’s home opener.

Which begs the question: Will his introduction as a judge on next season’s “American Idol” be as dramatic???

Read more at the Boston Herald

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HE came, he saw, he conquered, he partied.

Glamour-ific American Idol alum Adam Lambert sashayed his way into town this week for a knockout performance at the Enmore Theatre.

And not content with strutting his stuff on stage, Confidential hears Lambert made the most of his time in Australia’s gay capital, hitting up (where else?) The Stonewall Hotel with bandmates after the show.

It’s understood Glambert partied up a storm with some adoring locals before hauling himself, bleary-eyed, to Sydney Domestic Airport the following morning where he promptly fell asleep in the departure lounge.

Read more at the Herald Sun

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Kris Allen reflects on Long Island, New York City visit

Do you have any details on its Itunes release, or any video details you can give us yet?

We may do [a separate single release], we may not, we’ll see what happens. And the video stuff, we’re working on it, we’re trying to figure out something to get out there really quick, and hopefully the fans will like it.

Do you have the idea in your head?

We actually have a bunch of ideas, we just have to figure out which one is best, or stick them all together.

Read more at the Examiner

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Tyler On American Idol Tryouts: ‘It’s Nuts’

Steven Tyler sang the national anthem at the Bruins home opener Thursday night and between periods donated a custom motorcycle for a charity auction.

He also talked to reporters about his new job as an ‘American Idol’ judge.

“It’s nuts, seeing all of these kids and having to say ‘yay’ or ‘nay’ to someone who’s 15, who all their life their mother said ‘You sing great!’ and they come in front of us and it’s (bad singing), ” he said, adding “It’s like ‘Oh my God, ‘” while rolling his head and eyes.

“It’s very hard, but it’s been good.”

Read more at WBZ

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EW Exclusive: Kris Allen brainstorms tabloid-esque scandals to promote his new single

It’s the third and final day of Kris-mas here at EW.com. Yes, folks, after the acoustic performance of Kris Allen’s third single, “Alright With Me, ” that we posted Wednesday, and the reggae rendition of “No Boundaries” that we premiered yesterday, tonight we’ve got a brief but jaunty interview with the American Idol season 8 champ. Press play below as Kris discusses the writing and recording process for “Alright With Me, ” his excitement over getting a chance to release it to radio, and his thoughts on creating a TMZ-worthy scandal to promote it.

Watch the Video at Entertainment Weekly

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David Archuleta Goes to Washington

David Archuleta is all smiles as he arrives in Washington D.C., on Thursday night (October 21).

The 19-year-old “The Other Side of Down” singer will be performing at the Inaugural Eunice Kennedy Shriver Challenge on Saturday. The event starts at 7:30AM.

See the photos at Just Jared

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Former ‘Idol’ runner-up David Archuleta stays busy, releases third album

NEW YORK — There are two kinds of runner-ups on “American Idol”: Those who fall off the radar (sorry, Blake Lewis) and those who stay on it.

He may not be as splashy as Adam Lambert or sold as many total albums as Clay Aiken, but David Archuleta belongs in the latter category when it comes to second-place finishers on the Fox talent show.

Since almost winning the crown in 2008 (he lost to David Cook), Archuleta has written a best-selling book, toured and released an album a year. His latest, “The Other Side of Down, ” is now in stores.

Archuleta talks about being in the recording studio and the new “Idol” judges, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, in an interview with The Associated Press.

Read more at the San Francisco Examiner

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Carrie Underwood’s Style Secrets

The November PEOPLE StyleWatch cover girl dishes on her best features, must-have items and what makes her feel sexy!

See the Photos at People

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McPhee cancels, Locke steps up for gala

Due to the challenges of a film shooting schedule, the Davis County Gala has been forced to change the headliner of the event from Katharine McPhee to Kimberley Locke.

Organizers were contacted Wednesday evening with the cancellation news. The gala is on Thursday.

McPhee is currently on location in Louisiana, working on the David R. Ellis-directed thriller, “Shark Night 3D.”

Read more at the Standard-Examiner

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SYCO/Columbia Records to Release O Holy Night, a Special Holiday CD/DVD Collection From 10-Year-Old Vocal Prodigy Jackie Evancho, Available Everywhere Tuesday, November 16

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — SYCO/Columbia Records will release O Holy Night, a special seasonal CD/DVD from soprano prodigy Jackie Evancho, on Tuesday, November 16.

Jackie’s performances on “America’s Got Talent” last summer won the hearts of millions of viewers, bringing her from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania into the national spotlight.

On O Holy Night, her debut recording for SYCO/Columbia, Jackie has matched a couple of her favorite Christmas carols–“O Holy Night” and “Silent Night”–with “Pie Jesu” and “Panis Angelicus”–two of the arias she performed on “America’s Got Talent”–on the set’s extended play CD.

Read more at PR Newswire

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Paula Abdul discusses her new show, the ‘American Idol’ judges, and whether she’ll reunite with Simon on ‘The X-Factor’

Former American Idol judge Paula Abdul was recently in NYC promoting her new dance competition show, Live to Dance, which will premiere on CBS this January. And — as luck would have it! — we got the chance to catch up with the “Straight Up” songstress. Abdul, of course, wanted to mostly keep the focus on the hundreds of sets of twinkle toes that were there to audition for the talent competition, but we managed to sneak in a few questions about American Idol and the upcoming X-Factor.

Watch the Video at Entertainment Weekly

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Is Steven Tyler Still With Aerosmith?

Steven, however, says although there was some tension in the group, things are good. In fact, American Idol won’t stop him from recording a new album with the band. “We’re gonna work on it while I’m doing Idol. Idol’s two days a week” Tyler said Thursday night.When asked about touring with Aerosmith next year once Idol has wrapped, Tyler said, “I think so. I certainly hope so.”Tyler said when he took the Idol job, there was some tension, but described Aerosmith as “a marriage and there’s a lot of ups and downs.”

Listen to the interview at Jack Radio

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