Idol Headlines for 12/22/12

Carrie Underwood performs at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, FL.
Fantasia Barrino performs at the Bayou Music Center in Houston, TX. via American Idol

Lee DeWyze performs an online show tonight at 9 pm ET. A portion of proceeds will be donated to fund cancer research. Buy your ticket HERE.

Keith Urban Shares How He Used to Spend Christmas as a Kid – For most young children, there is nothing more euphoric than Christmas morning. Waking up early is a requirement. Flying down the steps to tear open presents is also a given. Country superstar Keith Urban was no different than your average, Christmas-loving kid while growing up in Australia. The singer revealed how he spent Christmas mornings and how he was the personal alarm clock of Mom and Dad Urban! The singer/guitarist told CMT Radio that “I have a great image of getting up early and jumping on my parents’ bed and getting them up. Of course, you go and tear into your presents and then it’s done – and it’s like 8 in the morning.” – Read more at Taste of Country

Photo Flash: First Look at Justin Guarini, Lauren Molina, Jill Paice and More in Bucks County’s IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE – Bucks County Playhouse presents It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry. Performances are currently running through December 30th at the Bucks County Playhouse (70 South Main Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production photos below!

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play features Doylestown resident Justin Guarini (“American Idol”, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, American Idiot) as “Jake”, Garth Kravits (The Drowsy Chaperone) as “Harry/Jazzbo”, Lauren Molina (Rock of Ages, Sweeney Todd ) as “Lana”, Jill Paice (Curtains, The 39 Steps) as “Sally”, and Kevin Pariseau (Legally Blonde) as “Freddie”. Additional cast members of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play will be announced shortly. – See the photos at

Carrie Underwwood CBC Q Interview

Simon Cowell Hints At Plans To Sign Fifth Harmony – After Tate Stevens’ glorious victory, Simon spoke about his plans for the other contestants, saying that Emblem3 will be signed. Now, it looks like Fifth Harmony is going to get a record contract too. Phew! “There is such a market now for this girl band I believe, I think where there’s boybands there’ll be girl bands. We may have someone who can fit that gap!” said Simon. – Read more at Hollywood Life

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