Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams on Windy City Live in Chicago 9 am CT
Jordin Sparks kicks off “Winter in Venice” at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. More info HERE.
Lauren Alaina performs at the White House. The 2 p.m. EST workshop and the 7 p.m. EST concert will stream live on www.whitehouse.gov/live . More info HERE.
David Archuleta will appear on FOX 13 News: Good Day Utah at 8:20 am MST
David Archuleta will appear on ABC 4: Good Things Utah at 10 am
James Durbin will sign CDs at Streetlight Records in Santa Cruz, CA 4:30 – 9 pm more info HERE.
Nigel Lythgoe will be presented the honorary International Emmy Founders Award on Monday night at the International Emmys at the Hilton New York Hotel.
Crystal Bowersox tweets, “For the questions about new music: I will be releasing an EP before Christmas. No other word than that right now”
Ruben Studdard completes his first race to benefit his foundation supporting young Birmingham musicians (with video)
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Ruben Studdard ran with nearly 200 other runners in a 5K race this morning [Sun Nov 20] through downtown Birmingham as part of the Ruben Studdard Celebration Weekend to benefit his foundation that supports young local musicians.
Another approximately 650 runners registered to take part in a 13.1-mile half-marathon.
More at AL.com
Jennifer Lopez ripped by John Legend, Questo over Fiat performance
Questo of The Roots took to Twitter to express his disbelief. “Yo. i know i just didn’t see that damb (sic) fiat. i KNOW i didn’t just see that friggin FIAT,” he says.
Questo’s comment brought on a flurry of responses. One of them came from John Legend, who was a presenter at Sunday’s awards.
Legend writes, “That had to be the most shameless thing I’ve ever seen in a performance. I was genuinely shocked.”
Read more at Zap2it
Exclusive First Look: Pia Toscano on ‘So Random!’
Pia Toscano may not have won American Idol, but she’s definitely taking a winner’s lap around Hollywood thanks to a hotly anticipated debut album and a guest spot on the Disney Channel’s So Random!
ETonline has your exclusive first look at Pia performing her hit single, This Time, on the show.
See the video at ET
James Durbin: On His Debut Album, American Idol, and Dream Collaborations
James Durbin is a fighter with the heart of a lover. He has managed to not let personal struggles hold him back and has had success on Broadway and American Idol. It doesn’t even matter that he was voted off in the top 4 because he releases his debut Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster today, so the sky is the limit for Durbin. We spoke with the man behind the music about recording his album, American Idol, and his dream collaborations.
Read more at OCWeekly.com
AMAs 2011: James Durbin’s Debut Album Brings ‘a Whole Lot of Rock and Roll’ (Video)
“It’s a whole lot of rock and roll,” he promised. “It’s just everything and more I wanted in a debut album. It’s unbelievable.”
See the video at THR
Visiting With American Idol’s Casey James
“Did you like Simon Cowell?” I asked Casey between bites of salmon cake while he was visiting my kitchen.
His blue eyes danced when he replied with a laugh, “I’m not sure he liked me. He never did speak a word directly to me.”
Read more at CMT
First Look: Is This the Show That Will Save NBC?
AOL has a first look at the new poster for “Smash”, the new NBC show premiering on Feb. 6. It stars American Idol alum, Katharine McPhee. Check out the album art below:
Read more at AOL.com
Anthony Fedorov Blogs
What a crazy week! I am really sorry for not posting my weekly blog on time. This week it’s been all about rehearsals for “Hairspray”. This is a huge show, and I only had a week to pick it up.
The most difficult part about it has been learning the dancing. I am not a dancer so it’s been a challenge getting my body to do what I needed it to do, but nevertheless, I did it.
Read more HERE
Int’l Emmys to honor ‘Idol’ producer Nigel Lythgoe
NEW YORK (AP) — “American Idol” executive producer Nigel Lythgoe might have to print some new business cards after he receives a special honor at the 39th Annual International Emmy Awards Ceremony.
“I’ve been nominated (six times) for an Emmy for ‘American Idol’ … and haven’t won any of them,” Lythgoe said in an interview with The Associated Press. “I’ve even got printed on my business card ‘multi-Emmy loser’ so it’s going to be wonderful to actually accept one.”
Read more at Associated Press
Every Single Performance Ever Done On Glee
Hey Glee fans! This is fun. It’s every single muscial performance of Glee–from the Pilot through last Tuesday’s “Mash Off” episode all in one reel!
Will Maksim Chmerkovskiy Perform on the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Finale? Although Maks and partner Hope Solo’s bad-tempered and uneven run on the show has come to an end, they’re still due to perform on Tuesday night’s live finale when each of this season’s 12 couples returns to the dance floor for a special performance. But will they show up? After their elimination Maks and Hope were conspicuously absent from the post-show press lineup, and he rattled fans by writing in his blog: “What’s next for me? I have no immediate plans at the moment. I’m not even sure if we’re going to be at the finale!” Read more at AOL.com