Idol Headlines for 11/19/10 – The Evening Edition

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Pre-order the debut album from Crystal Bowersox, and get an instant download of the track “Farmer’s Daughte3r”. Pre-order HERE. (Crystal’s website has not been updated yet.)


Crystal Bowersox will perform at the KFOG Concert for Kids with the Doobie Brothers on December 7 at 7:30 pm in San Francisco to benefit Make It Better Project and Marine Toys for Tots campaign. More information HERE.


Listen tonight to SiriusXM The Pulse – Channel 12 from 8pm to Midnight for Aloft Hotels presents Live In The Vineyard – our first commercial free concert special!!! Crystal Bowersox was one of the featured performers.


‘Dancing with the Stars” voting system is secure against multiple votes fraud: ABC producer

“It’s possible to register lots of email addresses, but the IP address identifies which computer sent it, “executive producer Conrad Green told the Daily News. “If that does happen, we wipe out [those votes]. We have a number of security checks to identify people trying to multiple vote.”

While he would not reveal specific details for “security purposes, ” he said that votes associated with texts, emails and phone calls go through a secure system.

Read more at New York Daily News


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Crystal Bowersox talks about living with Diabetes

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Jacksonville Landing Announces Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The 24th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held next Friday in the Landing’s courtyard. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.

Janice Lowe, the general manager of the Landing, said the lighting ceremony kicks off the holiday season.

For the third year in a row, the tree, which contains more than 78, 000 lights and more than 240 ornaments, will be set to a 10-minute light show set to various selections of holiday music.

Music for the lighting ceremony will be provided by the chorus and orchestra from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts beginning at 6:30 p.m. Jacksonville’s own national recording artist and “American Idol” finalist Phil Stacey will be featured throughout the ceremony.

Read more at News4jax


Kris Allen Indulges In His Goofy Side For ‘Alright With Me’ Video

Ironically the charming, silly clip (made to say “thanks” to his fans) sells Kris as a serious music artist far better than his first two music videos ever did. Whether they’re on stage in front of thousands or by themselves in a studio, Allen and his band are having so much fun playing music together that it’s hard to watch the “Alright With Me” video and not buy them as legitimate musicians madly in love with what they do for a living. No over-dramatic symbolism or wind machines needed, thank you very much.

Read more at MTV


North Texas contingent is staying busy post-‘Idol’

It has been nearly six months since Season 9 of American Idol ended May 26, and as local Idol fans may recall, the season was heavy with singers from Dallas-Fort Worth, with Fort Worth’s Casey James coming in third, Duncanville’s Tim Urban making the top 12, and North Richland Hills’ Alex Lambert and Arlington’s Todrick Hall making the top 24.

Belying the belief that there’s little life after Idol for most contestants, all four have been keeping busy, in ways that don’t require them to, oh, put on ice skates and appear on another network’s reality show. Here’s an update on all four.

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Fort Wayne Philharmonic Pops Premieres with Ballroom With A Twist 11/19-20

This groundbreaking new show stars “Dancing With The Stars” pro dancer Jonathan Roberts, who has partnered with Rachel Hunter, Heather Mills and Marie Osmond . Also live on stage will be Ade Obayomi this year’s All Star from “So You Think You Can Dance” and Randi Lynn Evans (SYTYCD season 5). Vocals for the show will be provided by American Idol finalists David Hernandez (season 7), LaKisha Jones (Season 6) who starred in the Broadway version of “The Color Purple, ” Gina Glocksen (season 6) and Von Smith (season 8).

Read more at Broadway World


Tim Urban Cuts his Hair!

Tim Urban tweets, “Is it a bad thing that I’m a little disappointed at all the fuss over my hair…?…I understand that this will cost me some fans… Haha”


Andrew Garcia covers Bruno Mars “Grenade”

Andrew Garcia doing an acoustic cover of “Grenade” by Bruno Mars at UC Davis’ LOADED presented by MYX

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Kris Allen Performance at the Coronado high school in Las Vegas

The school won the grand prize for making the most donations to Mix 94.1’s 12th Annual Four Corners Food Drive, which benefits the City Mission of Las Vegas.


Elliott Yamin visits Hoover High in Glendale CA

Elliott Yamin visited a music class at Hoover high school in Glendale, CA to share his story and talk to the kids. Afterward, he headed to the Glendale Adventist Medical Center to perform for patients and staff.  Photos: @ElliottYamin

Chk me out w the talented music class at hoover high in glendale 2day!..what a treat!..keep up the awesome work yall!
After hoover high, I went over 2 perform 4 patients & staff at Performance @ Glendale Adventist Medical Center.


Archuleta to do free show in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – David Archuleta, American Idol’s season seven runner-up, is scheduled to perform at Jefferson Pointe during the Majical Day of Giving, Saturday at 7:00 p.m.

“David was looking for a great charity tie-in so we offered him this event and he readily accepted. The holidays are all about giving back and the Majical Day of Giving does just that, ” said Barb Richards, program director of Majic 95.1, WAJI, the radio station sponsoring the event.



Ex-‘DWTS’ contestant explains how Bristol can easily win

For example, if nine couples score 30 and one couple gets 0 points — that’s right a total goose egg — the couples with 30s would each have 1/9 (30/270) or 11.1 percent of the total score. You would then add to that total the percentage of viewer votes that each couple got. So if the couple that got a zero from all three judges got 25 percent of the vote and none of the other couples got more than 14 percent of the vote, then the couple who got nothing but zeros from the judges would actually have won that week!

As the number of participants decline over the course of the show, the importance of the judges’ votes increase, but the popular vote is still more important. Again, because there is a limit on the scores from judges, but no limit on the number of viewer votes a couple can get.

Read more at MSNBC


Exclusive: Glee’s Cory Monteith “Might Do Construction” Post-Hollywood

“If you’re an aspiring actor and you want a good character study, you should be a taxi driver for a while — you see a lot of characters, ” Monteith tells Us.

So what if it ended tomorrow? Monteith tells Us, “I might do construction. I really enjoyed that. It’s very tangible, and you’re outside all day. It’s good fun!”

Read more at US


‘Glee’ To Cover Florence And The Machine’s ‘Dog Days Are Over’

“[Burnett] plays Sue [Sylvester]’s mom, ” Bloom said. “It’s going to be fun. One of the best things we’ve been able to do with ‘Glee’ is the exploitation of the show tunes. We do our pop songs, we do our classic songs, but what we’ve been able to do with American musicals has been fantastic. And I think this is an under-explored area of pop culture. It’s stuff that the kids care about, clearly, because they’ve responded so incredibly to the musicals we’ve done. What we’ve been able to do for schools, musicals in schools have been great.”

So does that mean next week’s ep will be chock-full of show tunes? “This next episode with Sue and Carol Burnett is going to explore quite a bit of that, which is fantastic, ” he said.

Another bit of information Bloom let slip was a certain pop song the cast will be performing on an upcoming episode, which came up during a discussion about whether Bloom had a hand in using Florence and the Machine’s “Dog Days Are Over” in trailer for “Eat Pray Love.” He didn’t, but he did reveal that the titian-tressed VMA performer will make her mark on “Glee” very soon.

Read more at MTV

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