Idol Headlines for 10/4/12 – The Evening Edition

Scotty McCreery Reveals Details About His Christmas Album – Scotty McCreery will release his Christmas album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, on October 16. The project includes songs that have played an important role in his life as well as two new originals he hopes will become part of his fans’ Christmas celebrations for years to come. “Christmas has always been my favorite time of the year,” he said. “And what is Christmas without music? We start listening to Christmas songs early in the McCreery household, so it felt right. I’ve always wanted to record a Christmas album since I’ve had my music career. It’s a special thing for me. As a family, we were all really excited about making a Christmas album. Now we can add my CD to the collection we listen to.” –

Keith Urban Responds to ‘American Idol’ Fight

As to whether there’s still lingering drama on the Idol set, Urban says that the day’s filming was actually “great.” “We’re putting the fun back in dysfunction, that’s what we’re doing,” he jokes.

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Casey James to Perform at Opry This Saturday – Season 9’s second runner-up, Casey James, will kick off a night of Grand Ole Opry performances Saturday with a free and open to the public show at the Opry Plaza Party. Casey will then perform the first of two shows from the Grand Ole Opry stage. The first set is for the special Grand Ole Opry 87th Birthday Celebration show which will air live on GAC’s “Noteworthy at the Opry” at 8pm central. Casey will then perform again on the second show. “I’m honored that the Opry has asked me to be a part of such a special occasion,” shares Casey. “They have been extremely supportive, and it means the world to me. It feels really great to be associated with an institution that has done and continues to do so much for country music. Thanks for having me out!!” – Read more at American Idol

Glee: See Mark Salling’s Crazy Costume and Get the Real Scoop on Why He’s Wearing It – If you live in L.A. or have ever visited the touristy part of Hollywood, then you know there are a lot of people dressed up in costumes of famous actors, superheroes, and so on. Well, Puck (Salling) is currently living in the City of Angels and apparently he has taken up a side job as one of those guys to make some extra money. Apparently, his pool cleaning business isn’t cutting it? – Read more at E Online

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Set Receives ‘Suspicious Package’ Over Bristol Palin – Sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter that law enforcement investigated a suspicious package that arrived at the CBS Studios set of the ABC competition. Though no further information was provided, the initial TMZ report said the package was accompanied by a note that read something to the effect of “This is what will happen to you if Bristol Palin stays on [the show].” The white powder inside the package was deemed to be harmless by law enforcement, but they’re treating it as a serious investigation. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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