Idol Headlines for 11/06/10

Crystal Bowersox album update! Crystal tweets album deets to a fan, “12 tracks, 2 covers (i consider HO a cover…) and 2 cowrites, one is my husband.” HO is “Hold On” the Kara DioGuardi/Chad Kroeger song that will be Crystal’s 1st single.

She tweets, “All but one song done…. my skin is crawling with excitement… can’t wait to get it out to you guys!!”

And her producer David Bendeth tweets, “9 done a race to beat the clock is on.Thanks for all the love, and love back. Stick with your artists to the end. You are all they have.”

Crystal tells VH1 she’ll cover Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth” on her album. Watch “5 Questions with Crystal Bowersox” after the jump.


David Cook tweets from the Chris Evert tennis classic cocktail party last night, “Two tennis contenders and one tennis pretender. Martina, Gigi, and me.

Photo after the jump and even more photos and vids in last night’s headlines thread.


More Headlines after the JUMP…



Jason Castro’s Who I Am

American Idol never found a kid like Jason Castro before Season 7. Each week, he won the crowd over with his acoustic sound, warm smile, and cool dreads. After releasing his debut album last spring, the Texas based singer/songwriter is confirming his relationship with God in his new release called Who I Am. Five of the tracks are favorites from the debut record, while the others are original songs exploring life, love, and faith. The first generation American (his parents emigrated from Colombia) recently spoke with about Who I Am and how his walk with the Lord shapes his music and his purpose.

Read more at Morung


5 questions with Crystal Bowersox

Crystal will cover Buffalo Springfield’s “For What it’s Worth” on her album


Adam Lambert Interview and Highlights from F1 @ Singapore


Carrie Underwood Gives Back

Underwood told us that her love for dogs and other animals thrives her passion when it comes to charities that support the humane treatment of animals.

via Fox All Access


Carrie Underwood’s Rockin’ Night at Nassau Coliseum

Treating her adoring fans to quite the show, Carrie Underwood was front and center in Uniondale, New York on Friday night (November 5).

Following a set from opening act Billy Currington, the “Before He Cheats” singer strolled onstage at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for a passionate performance.

See the Photos at Gossip Center


Theater Review: “Women On The Verge” Of Bad

Neither the complete train wreck some people predicted nor the fizzy blast of fun promised by the marriage of Pedro Almodovar’s classic comedy with songs, Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown is simply a new musical that doesn’t work and has almost no good songs. Undoubtedly Laura Benanti will be singled out for her winning performance (it helps that she has the only good song) — they might say she’s the only one to remain unscathed by a show overstuffed with talent. But in fact, no one is hurt here. It was a great idea and simply didn’t work. It happens.

The two people to benefit the most from this unfortunate misfire are former American Idol finalist Guarini and Benanti. Guarini probably wisely avoided making his Broadway debut with the Beach Boys musical Good Vibrations, which he was involved with during its early stages. This is a much better showcase for his genuine talent. Guarini sings nicely, especially in his tune with Mitchell, “The Microphone.” And he gets to be sexily paired to stammering delight with Benanti. Benanti doesn’t ham it up — that’s not quite the right word for her charm here. But she relishes the ditzy, over the top nuttiness of her character (dating a terrorist, falling off the balcony, flirting with Guarini) and is clearly the one person having a blast throughout. Certainly no one else could be.

Read more at Huffington Post


Another AMA interview with Danny Gokey


November 9-19 Guitar Auction on eBay Featuring Country Music’s Hottest Benefits Foster Youth and Teens

National non-profit, Hear the Music Live will be auctioning off a beautiful one of a kind Gibson J200 Guitar painted by Nashville artist, Mandy Lawson and signed by many of Country music’s finest stars. All proceeds will be used for music programming for foster youth and teens nationwide. The auction will be on eBay November 9-19.

The autographing celebrities are:

Billy Ray Cyrus, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Cowboy Troy, Danny Gokey, Darryl Worley Faith Hill, Gloriana, Jake Owen, Jimmy Wayne, John Rich, Katie Armiger, Keith Urban, Kellie Pickler, Lady Antebellum, Mark Wills, Miley Cyrus, Pam Tillis, Rascal Flatts, Rodney Atkins, The Judds, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith


Meghan McCain scoffs at Obama interview with Seacrest; Seacrest bites back

John McCain’s daughter, Meghan went on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” Wednesday to demonstrate her complete lack of understanding on the use of entertainment programming for political gain.

First, she nicked President Obama for having done an interview Tuesday with Ryan Seacrest on Seacrest’s syndicated radio show.

“I just think it’s — not so presidential to do an interview with the producer of the ‘Kardashians’…I’m one of the people that still holds the office of the presidency very seriously, and I think it’s kind of trashy, ” Meghan sniffed.

UPDATE: Thursday morning, Seabiscuit struck back, noting on his radio show that Meghan has tried to get herself booked on said show several times. He trotted out his show’s booker, Amy Sugarman, to confirm the fact. Sugarman wondered why Seabiscuit was bringing this up.

Read more at the Washington Post


Ryan Seacrest Foundation Opens First Broadcast Media Center for Children [VIDEO]

We’ve been counting down the days until we could finally open the doors on the project we’ve spent so many months planning and today it become all too real. Ryan traveled to his hometown of Atlanta, GA Friday to host the grand opening of The Voice – a broadcast media center built inside Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

“This was a kernel of an idea about a year ago, ” explained Ryan in his opening address. “I was sitting with my family, we were talking about doing something like this and we decided to create these studios.”

Watch the video at Ryan


Glee Cast Giggles in Glendale

Jenna Ushkowitz, Dianna Agron, Lea Michele and Kevin McHale share some laughs while walking to the set of Glee on Friday (November 5) in Glendale, Calif.

Also spotted near the trailers: Mark Salling, Matthew Morrison, Cory Monteith, Naya Rivera, and Amber Riley.

See the photos at Just Jared


X Factor: One Direction will dance with cheerleaders tonight!

Simon Cowell is going all out for tonight’s American Anthem themed X Factor show and has booked a team of cheerleaders to dance with his one remaining act.

In an interview with Scott Mills yesterday, the music mogul confirmed that One Direction will be singing Kids In America by Kim Wilde this evening and in an interview with This Morning, vocal coach Savan Kotecha admitted that they will have a huge stage production for their song. He said:

Read more at Unreality


Double elimination back on ‘X Factor’?

The X Factor will hold a double elimination in the next two weekends, it has been claimed.

For the last fortnight, only one contestant has been voted off on the Sunday evening, while there were two double elimination weeks at the start of the live shows.

Dean Piper of The Sunday Mirror tweeted last night: “Double evictions for the next two weeks on X Factor. Who will go!?”

Read more at Digital Spy

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