Adam Lambert quietly made his way to Munich to play a showcase today for Sony Music.
Munich – For the third time invites Sony Music Entertainment to “sound in Munich” field. In the new edition with a record number of visitors on Thursday, 4th November, played and play artists from all divisions repertoire: More than 800 guests from media and trade saw live performances from Gossip, Joe Cocker, Hurts, Ting Tings, gunslinger feat. Marta, Joy Denalane, Atze Schröder, Adam Lambert, Madcon, Stefan Dettl, Ulita Knaus and Valentine.
Adam’s guitar player, Monte tweeted on Tuesday, “I’m on my way to Munich. Since I’m the first one traveling, I officially declare that the beginning of Glamnation Europe starts now!!!”
The first show of the European leg of the Glam Nation tour is November 6, in Helsinki, Finland.
The Lee DeWyze official website has Lee scheduled for the NFL Sunday Football game on Nov. 14, airing on FOX. There’s no further info on the site, but I’m guessing he’ll sing the National Anthem. (ETA: Or, like David Cook a few years ago, making celebrity picks on the studio pre-game! Thanks tigervixxen…) Especially since the game is the Chicago Bears at home.
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David Archuleta with Elizabeth Gore on the red carpet of the GirlUp kickoff event tonight (in conjunction with the United Nations Foundation). via @MelindaWEG. Word is, he’s performing there tonight, too.
Steven Tyler responds to Kid Rock’s ‘American Idol’ slam: ‘He’s just jealous’
This afternoon at a Idol press conference in L.A., Tyler struck back, telling a roomful of reporters: “He’s just jealous, he’s just jealous. And he’s working his new record, so God bless him.”
Not to be outdone, his fellow judge Randy Jackson joked, “Who’s Kid Rock? Is he a singer?”
Read more at Entertainment Weekly
The Unreality Blog has spoilers up for this weekend’s X Factor UK, and Simon, who claims he wants his only act left win to take at all reportedly wants his charges to sing the Kara DioGuardi gem, “No Boundaries”. Uh. Really Simon?
It’s not the first time the Season 8 coronation song was featured on A Simon Cowell show. Another boyband, Connected auditioned with the hapless tune on this year’s Britain’s Got Talent.
Danny Gokey Answers Fan Questions
Arielle Jacobs to Make Her Broadway Debut as Nina in In the Heights (She’ll replace Jordin Sparks)
Arielle Jacobs will take over the role of uptown sweetheart Nina Rosario in Broadway’s In the Heights beginning November 15. The show’s current Nina, American Idol winner Jordin Sparks, will play her final performance on November 14.
Read more at Broadway.com
A Coal Miners Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn
On A Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn usual suspects like Faith Hill and Alan Jackson pay their respects to the country veteran, along with such Music City outsiders as Kid Rock (”I Know How”) and the White Stripes (”Rated X”). Best surprise: Hayley Williams’ gutsy ”You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man).” Taylor Swift, watch your back. B+
Via Entertainment Weekly
Jason Castro to be Bestor’s special guest
Beloved local composer Kurt Bestor has announced his special guest for this year’s round of his Christmas concerts:
Jason Castro, an “American Idol” finalist the same year as David Archuleta and known for his dreadlocks and rendition of “Over the Rainbow” on the acoustic guitar.
Check out Bestor’s schedule HERE. Looks like the concerts run from December 14-18
Read more at Salt Lake Tribune
Gilles Marini: Jennifer Grey will win ‘Dancing’
Brothers & Sisters star Gilles Marini is so well-informed, he could teach a course on Dancing With the Stars. Admittedly, he does have a unique perspective, considering that he and pro partner Cheryl Burke came in second place during the hit competition’s eighth season. He stepped into the judge’s seat on Monday where he gave Brandy a 9 in a sea of 10s for her “little trip at the end, ” and he has no shortage of opinions when it comes to this season’s favorites and “under under underdogs.” He shared his thoughts with USA TODAY’s Arienne Thompson.
Read more at USA Today