Idol Headlines for 10/27/10 – The Evening Edition

The guitar player for Lee DeWyze’s band, Chris Wrate tweets, “What up Lee fans!? Follow @Drapetastic aka Jon Draper. He’s @LeeDeWyze ‘s bass player!”

So far, We’ve got Chris Wrate, guitar, and Jon Draper, the bass player. and we’re pretty sure that Lincoln Cleary is the keyboard player. So, who is the drummer? Could it be the mysterious RJ?

Chris Wrate tweets that the band will be appearing in the music video, reportedly set to be filmed on Friday.

Also, listen to Lee talk about his band and upcoming album with @BradleyOnAir:



Taylor Hicks appears on Celebrity Ghost Stories, Sat. Nov. 20, 9 PM Eastern/8 PM Central on A&E


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CKx Announces Termination of Sale Discussions

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CKx, Inc. (NASDAQ: CKXE) announced today that it was no longer discussing a potential sale of the Company or of a controlling stake in the Company. While the Board was contacted by a number of potential parties and received and reviewed several expressions of interest in an acquisition of the Company or a controlling interest in the Company, the Board did not receive any proposals that it felt were in the best interests of shareholders. Accordingly, the Board determined to discontinue discussions and intends to continue to operate the company on a stand-alone basis.

Michael G. Ferrel, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, said, “With the conclusion of sale discussions, we are excited to continue driving growth through our terrific set of core assets and improving the overall profitability of the Company. We look forward to building on the major progress we have already made in our restructuring of 19 Entertainment and creating value for our shareholders.”

Read more at Business Wire



New York Yankees icon Bernie Williams, Season 8 American Idol Kris Allen and Vanilla Fudge drummer Carmine Appice shared the stage with Little Kids Rock students at the B.B. King Blues Club Thursday night in New York City and performed the Lennon classic for more than 250 guests.

Early counts show that the annual “Right to Rock” gala and celebrity-painted guitar auction raised more than $175, 000, which will result in nearly 9, 000 more low-income children receiving free instruments and music education.

Read more at The National Sports Review


‘American Idol’ judges talk Nashville at the Ryman

Aerosmith voice Steven Tyler praised the venue in which he was seated — the Ryman — noting that there was “something very magical about this room.” He also mentioned that he ate at “the pancake place” and that Nashville felt like “Boston on steroids … there’s so much music.” Mmmkay.

Pop star/actress Jennifer Lopez had some kind words for Music City’s Idol contenders, saying that the judges “really have been seeing some good talent.”



Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood and Rascal Flatts to headline 2011 Stagecoach Festival

Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and Carrie Underwood will headline the fifth Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio, slated for April 30 and May 1 on a weekend that also will feature country veterans Loretta Lynn, Rodney Crowell and Ricky Skaggs as well as newcomers including the Secret Sisters, Easton Corbin and Steel Magnolia.

Leon Russell, Darius Rucker, Wanda Jackson, Truth & Salvage Co., Josh Turner and Jack Ingram will help fill out the weekend bill, for which tickets will go on sale Nov. 5.

Read more at the LA Times


Daughtry’s A&E Private Sessions Re-Airs on Sunday

This Sunday, Oct. 31st @9AM on A&E’s PRIVATE SESSIONS – The band DAUGHTRY sits down with host Lynn Hoffman for an in-depth interview about how they each joined up with Chris Daughtry. The band perform some of their mega hits, “Home”, “It’s Not Over”, “Over You”, plus songs off of Leave This Town, “No Surprise” and “Ghost of Me”. And don’t miss Tori Amos and Ed Kowalczyk of Live as they surprise the guys with questions!

Read more at Daughtry Official


John Park shoots CF for Lowe Alpine

Despite only landing the ‘runner-up’ position on Mnet’s ‘Superstar K2?, John Park has found himself enjoying the perks of a ‘celebrity’ status.

24 hours after the finale of ‘Superstar K2?, John Park became the model for premium outdoors brand ‘Lowe Alpine‘ and already filmed a CF for the brand.

See more photos at Allkpop


Gilles Marini Predicts Jennifer Grey Will Win Dancing with the Stars

Gilles Marini came oh-so close to winning season 8 of Dancing with the Stars, but lost the mirror ball trophy to Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson.

As a contestant who came on the show with no prior dance experience, the sexy Brothers & Sisters star, 34, says he wants someone in a similar situation to win the current season. But he’s not very hopeful.

Read more at People


Audrina Patridge’s VERY DRUNK mother talks to the paps (LMAO)

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