Nigel Lythgoe squelches some rumors about the demise of So You Think You Can Dance, “I’m not sure where the rumour came from that #SYTYCD is ending. It’s a LIE. Back next year with both a Top 20 and the #AllStars.”
Also, Nigel looks forward to Paula Abdul’s new show, “I am looking forward to Paula’s dance show “Live To Dance.” As a TRUE fan I’m happy to have a variety of good dance shows on every channel.”
David Archuleta not only SANG at the 9th Annual Celebration of Dreams Gala in Santa Barbara last night he DANCED! SYTYCD alum Caitlin Kinney tweets, “Amazing night for the dream foundation! Had a blast meeting and dancing with @DavidArchie! You killed your choreography!!”
Crystal Bowersox is ready for some live shows! She tweets, “whoo! Finally all done singing for the album!! now i just get to play some live shows for a while!!! WHoo! Figuring out the track order… Tony’s helping. He has certain ones he likes to move to. If you want unabashed honesty, you ask a child.”
GODSMACK Frontman Says STEVEN TYLER’s Decision To Join ‘American Idol’ Is ‘Brilliant’
When asked about AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler’s decision to become a judge on the new season of “American Idol”, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna said, “I think it’s brilliant. Beyond good. I think he’s gonna be the male Paula Abdul, ’cause he’s a little bit dingy, you know what I mean?! He’s probably all pilled up, and he’s gonna be funny. I mean, he’s witty, he’s really witty.”
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Loretta Lynn celebrates 50 years in country music
She also lauds the show’s co-host Underwood, who covers You’re Lookin’ at Country on the new CD, calling her “one of the best country singers that’s come along in a long time.” (Lynn dismisses the notion that the American Idol winner came to Nashville through the back door. “Well, big deal! She got here!”)
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Adam Lambert Presented with Gold Record in Germany for “Whataya Want From Me”
Adam Lambert was presented with a Gold Record by Sony executives during a recent trip to Munich, Germany for his single “Whataya Want From Me”. The single sold over 150K copies in Germany
‘Idol’ finalist Maroulis enjoying time on Broadway with ‘Rock of Ages’
“American Idol” was a big deal, but Constantine Maroulis says playing Drew Bowie in “Rock of Ages” is “one of those once in a lifetime roles.”
But it took him a minute to actually get it — by his own choice.
Maroulis began talking to the Tony Award-nominated musical’s producers when they began putting it together in 2006, a year after he finished sixth on the fourth season of “Idol.” Co-producer Carl Levin says they were impressed with the New York singer’s “pipes of steel, ” but Maroulis, then basking in post-“Idol” opportunities, did not want to spend the time workshopping the show in Los Angeles for “no money and no guarantees.”
Read more at the Macomb Daily
Day One of the Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic in the books
DELRAY BEACH, FL – Chris Evert’s 21st annual Chris Evert/Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic got under way Saturday at the Delray Beach Tennis Center with Steve Doocy, co-host of the popular Fox & Friends morning show, and tennis Hall of Famer Gigi Fernandez defeating actresses Maeve Quinlan and Elisabeth Shue 6-1 in the day’s first match.
In one of the afternoons most entertaining matches, tennis great Sebastien Grosjean, and former American Idol winner David Cook making his Chris Evert Tournament debut, beat tennis legend, Martina Navratilova and teammate Jeffrey Donovan, star of one of the hit show Burn Notice, with the score of 6-4.
“Oh man, I had butterflies the entire time. This is probably one the most intimidating things I have ever had to do.” Cook said after the match.
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Big Mike Lynche tweets, “Hanging with @andrewagarcia just like old times!”
X Factor’s Wagner composes exit
All the rumours about Wagner’s inappropriate behaviour towards women is just masking his inappropriate behaviour towards viewers.
No stinging Brazilian could be more painful than the singing Brazilian, who has reportedly been warned by X Factor bosses to stop groping the female contestants and dancers.
Read more at Mirror.co.uk
Wagner Carrilho alienates his X Factor housemates?
Wagner Carrilho has apparently managed to fall out with everyone in the shared X Factor house, a report has claimed.
A source told a Sunday newspaper that the flamboyant Brazilian had turned into a “hate figure” inside the house.
A show insider told the News of the World that Wagner had been “annoying” his housemates with his unusual behaviour.
Read more at stv.tv
Susan Boyle backs Mary Byrne for X Factor win
Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is backing Mary Byrne to go all the way and win this year’s X Factor final, says a report.
The Britain’s Got Talent star believes that the Irish supermarket worker could become a global singing star.
Boyle learned that Byrne was struggling to cope with the pressure of appearing in the reality TV talent contest.
She told the News of the World that she is convinced that Mary can take the crown.
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Karina Smirnoff Engaged
She may have recently been eliminated from Dancing With The Stars, but soon Karina Smirnoff will be waltzing down the aisle.
The ballroom beauty is engaged to boyfriend Brad Penny, 32, she told PEOPLE on Saturday, revealing the couple has actually been engaged since Oct. 4!
Read more at People