Idol Headlines for 12/06/10 – The Evening Edition

David Archuleta will appear on Good Morning Sacramento tomorrow morning.

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Ryan & Friends Raise $1 Million to Fight AIDS, Return to Digital Lives

After six days of being completely silent on Twitter and Facebook in an effort to raise money to fight HIV/AIDS around the world, the 18 participating celebrities including Ryan have finally regained their digital lives.

Keep A Child Alive, the parent organization of the Digital Death campaign, struck the $1, 000, 000 mark today (Monday), leading Ryan and friends to return to their coveted social networks.

In an incredible show of devotion to the cause, a generous donation was made by billionaire Stewart Rahr, also known as Stewie Rah Rah, to help reach the $1 million goal.

Read more at Ryan Seacrest.com

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“Idol” Kicks Off “Hollywood Week!”

The countdown to “American Idol’s” Jan. 19 season premiere is on….The show’s “Hollywood Week” kicks off today in Los Angeles, TooFab has learned.

According to a source, more than 200 “Idol” hopefuls are heading to L.A. from across the country; this year, more hopefuls made it to “Hollywood Week” than in previous years, since the age limit has been lowered to 15. They’ll be staying at a hotel in Pasadena, and will compete at a nearby auditorium.

Read more at Too Fab

Ryan Seacrest tweets, “In a meeting with idol judges now…we shoot hollywood week this week so we are going thru the plan now.”

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‘Alright With Music’ Fundraiser Honoring American Idol Winner, Kris Allen, to Benefit ‘Music Empowers Foundation’

“Alright With Music” is an initiative sponsored by a group of fans of singer-songwriter and American Idol winner Kris Allen. It’s a spinoff of “Team Alright With Moo” which raised more than $25, 000 for Heifer International last June in honor of Kris’s 25th birthday. This holiday season we are inspired by Kris’s spirit of giving and want to focus our attention on another one of his passions: music education programs. Kris has taught us about the important work done by the Music Empowers Foundation, which provides funding to non-profit organizations that offer innovative music programs in underserved areas.

To learn more about “Alright With Music”, visit us at http://alrightwithmusic.com. To learn more about how to make a donation and to track the progress, visit http://www.musicempowersfoundation.org/alright-with-music.html. And, for more on Music Empowers, including history, goals and partners, visit http://www.musicempowersfoundation.org/index.html.

Read more at PRNewswire

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Chris Daughtry and his twin babies!

“I’m SO in Love! Chris tweets.

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Bo Bice makes his Grand Ole Opry Debut on Saturday Dec. 4

via BoBiceOfficial

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Carrie Underwood Laughs Off Persistent Pregnancy Rumors

“As soon as you get married that happens, ” Carrie tells Detroit radio station WYCD of speculation that she is pregnant. “We did the CMT Artists of the Year special, and they had all these celebrity chefs come in from the Food Network … The food was great, but after the chefs were done they all sat back and had a few. Afterwards I got to meet them, and a guy was bombed. He said, ‘So did you just have a baby?’ I said, ‘You do not ever ask a woman if she just had a baby. Do I look like I just had a baby?’ … He got in trouble, and I took his drink away.”

Read more at The Boot

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Katy Perry: “I’m Not Doing ‘X-Factor’!” [VIDEO]

Via RyanSeacrest.com

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Katie Couric Will Dance During ‘Glee’ Super Bowl Episode

Katie Couric will come out from behind her CBS news desk and throw on her dancing shoes for the post-Super Bowl episode of “Glee.” The anchorwoman, who previously expressed disappointment about a GQ photo spread featuring the show’s stars earlier this year, will perform a dance number to the tune of “Tea for Two, ” according to Jane Lynch.

“I haven’t shot with her yet, but yeah, she’s going to be in our Super Bowl episode, ” the “Glee” actress told “Access Hollywood” over the weekend. “She’s also doing a dance with [Matthew Morrison]. She’ll be doing ‘Tea for Two.’ ”

Read more at MTV

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Tyler Disses Kid Rock Over “Idol” Slam

At Sunday night’s Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., it was apparent that the feud between Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and Kid Rock over Tyler’s “American Idol” judging gig shows no signs of letting up: Tyler ignored Kid Rock the entire evening, TooFab has learned.

A source tells TooFab that Sunday’s soiree “was the first time they had seen each other since Kid Rock had dissed Steven for going on ‘American Idol.’ But Steven didn’t make his way across the room when he saw Kid Rock. He ignored him.”

Read more at Too Fab

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Katharine McPhee on Good Day Live LA

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Simon Cowell reportedly chosen three US X Factor judges

Simon Cowell will reportedly judge the US version of The X Factor along with Cheryl Cole, Nicole Scherzinger and Will Smith.

Cowell, 51, has allegedly already chosen the three other judges to help him on the panel with a different fifth judge every week.

It is claimed Mariah Carey, Jon Bon Jovi and Zac Efron are being lined up to appear as well as pop singer George Michael.

Read more at Monsters and Critics

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WATCH: High school welcomes former Idol contestant

The Rockford High School choir room was the place to be Thursday.

Choir students were absolutely giddy before, during and after a special appearance and performance by former American Idol contestant Matt Giraud.

Giraud, the Kalamazoo native who finished fifth in 2009’s eighth season of American Idol, spent from 7:30 a.m. until about noon entertaining each of the Rockford choir classes, instructed by David Duiven and Mandy Scott.

Read more at Rockford Independent

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Bo Bice makes his Grand Ole Opry debut

“As you’re standing there on that stage, it’s such a dream come true that it’s happening both in slow motion and fast forward at the same time, ” Bo said afterwards in his dressing room at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. “You’re looking around and taking it all in, thinking, ‘I am going to remember this moment forever.’ And about that time, it’s over.”

Read more at USA Today

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