Idol Headlines for 10/24/10

Lee DeWyze tweets, “Anyway, I have rehearsal tonight with Chris, John, RJ & Lincoln .Looking forward to it.Need coffee..I’ll let u know how it goes, c ya”

Chris is guitarist Chris Wrate. It looks like we’ve got the first names of the rest of the band. Super sleuths, get on it!

ETA: Lincoln is probably (not confirmed yet) Lincoln Cleary who played with Lee at the Arlington Race track in September. Here’s Lincoln’s My Space. He is friends with an RJ, whose account is private. via @Imkhemari @ItsMyT1me

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Nigel Lythgoe just arrived in Nashville (assuming it’s for the Nashville Idol callbacks.) He tweets, “I went to the Carousel of Hope Ball last night and stayed out until 3:00. Jumped on a plane at 8:25 this morning and here I am in Nashville.”

Jennifer Lopez and her husband performed at the Carousel of Hope ball last night.

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Anoop Desai is shooting his “All Is Fair” music video today. He’ll be updating twitter with photos like this all day.

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Carrie Underwood won two awards from the French Association of Country Music yesterday. Carrie won Best Female Vocalist of the Year and Best Video of the Year for “Cowboy Casanova”

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Lee DeWyze chooses his band. He tweets, “Going to band practice…. Official, the band has been formed…good times.”

@DweezySignal tweets that guitarist Chris Wrate (@ChrisWrate) is a confirmed member. via ItsMyT1me

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Katharine McPhee saw Kellie Pickler in concert last night in Bossier, Louisiana (she’s in LA shooting a movie). Katharine tweets, “@kelliepickler you rocked tonight! Love that were sitting next to each other right now having a brewsky! Sooooo much fun!”

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More Headlines after the JUMP…

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A Sneak Peek of Anoop Desai’s “All is Fair” Video

via Ashley Maria

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photo: @cheesecake

Lee DeWyze met the Cheesecake Factory “Idol-Oke” winner Young Dee Tha Singer, at the Grove mall restaurant in Los Angeles yesterday.

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Kris Allen roots for Cliff Lee in the baseball world series. Check out the videoclip at MLB.com

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Adam Lambert: Tank Top Tour

Adam Lambert gets lei’d at Honolulu airport and then hits the streets of Waikiki, Hawaii in a tank top on Sunday (October 24).

The 28-year-old American Idol vet went shopping with friends before grabbing dinner together.

See the photos at Just Jared

via JustForAdam1

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‘Rock of Ages’ mirrors star’s life

“Bon Jovi was a big deal to me. Guns N’ Roses was a big deal to me. I remember I would race home from school to watch MTV – we didn’t have the luxury of TiVo.”

It was “American Idol” that brought Maroulis to the attention of the “Rock of Ages” producers.

“When I was eliminated, they pitched me the show and played a mix tape. It was really primitive at the time, being workshopped in L.A. but getting buzz.

“I told them, ‘Call me when you get to New York.’ ”

Read more at Cincinnati.com

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Ruben Studdard sings “I Swear” live in Manila with David Foster & Friends

Ruben Studdard is currently on an Asian tour with David Foster & Friends (Peter Cetera, Charice, Natalie Cole and more). Watch Ruben sing “I Swear” in Manila Friday night.

via IamthePurpleWalrus

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Simon Cowell got engaged too fast, says his mum

Simon Cowell’s fiancee quit Britain after becoming bored with The X Factor judge’s long hours at work, his mother has revealed.

Julie Cowell, 85, has said her son may have got engaged to glamorous Mezhgan Hussainy too quickly – and said her move to Los Angeles may give Simon the space he needs.

Ms Hussainy, who worked as a make-up artist on American Idol, is now with her parents in California, although a source close to Cowell insisted she was expected to return.

Read more at the Daily Mail

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Jennifer Lopez: Carousel of Hope with Marc Anthony!

Jennifer Lopez is white hot at the 32nd Anniversary Carousel Of Hope Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (October 23) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 41-year-old singer and Marc Anthony performed together at the event.

Paris Hilton tweeted at the gala, “Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony just performed at the event. J Lo looked amazing as usual, she is absolutely stunning! I am obsessed with the dress she’s wearing. Love her!”

See the photos at Just Jared

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‘Devil child’ Katie Waissel made me attempt suicide, says ex boyfriend who introduced her to Simon Cowell’s right-hand man

Gareth also revealed that he had introduced her to Tim Byrne, Simon Cowell’s right-hand man at his SyCo record label and TV production company.

He also arranged her to meet Ashley Tabor, who co-manages acts with Louis Walsh.

Gareth said: ‘Katie’s had links to both Simon and Louis for a number of years.’

Read more at the Daily Mail

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Cowell responds to Elton’s jibes

Now, Cowell has furiously responded to the comments and challenged the singer to try and nurture new stars for himself.

Cowell tells Britain’s Sunday Mirror, “Elton John said in the papers… he said that these shows don’t produce stars. Well Elton if you’re not watching, I’m going to send you this tape and you can take back what you said.

“The truth is Elton’s watching the show every week. What he’s slightly missing the point on, and you always hear this resentment from bigger artists nowadays… they don’t like the fact a show can make an artist. I always say to these people who criticize – why don’t you spend some time with new artists. If Elton feels that strongly about it then my message to him is: ‘You show me how to do it.'”

Read more at KIMT.com

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