Idol Headlines for 12/24/10

Manager, Gina Orr tweets, “Good Sales coming in for Crystal Bowersox next week.”

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Today’s repeat episode of Live with Regis and Kelly features a performance by David Archuleta!

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More Headlines after the JUMP…

Rickey Minor interviews Crystal Bowersox Backstage at the Tonight Show

Crystal Bowersox is living the dream. I worked with her on last year’s American Idol, so it was especially nice to catch up with her after her performance of “Farmer’s Daughter” from her debut CD.

We talked about how happy she is writing her own songs for this album. And she also talked about getting married. Take a look at my interview with Crystal and let me know what you think.

Via NBC

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Kris Allen Holiday Interview – KARK Little Rock

Via RewriteOurStory2nite

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Celebrities: Carrie Underwood talks Christmas traditions

“We don’t really have that many traditions, but we are together and that’s the most important thing, ” said Underwood, who spends her first Christmas as a married woman this year, having wed Canadian hockey player Mike Fisher in July. “We eat ourselves silly and try, of course, to remember the true meaning of Christmas and celebrate the birth of Jesus. My mom always makes like a broccoli cheese casserole and we do like potato casseroles and stuff like that. Just whatever is meat-free I can load on my plate, I’m there. I am not a picky eater. I just love food.”

Read more at Tennessean.com

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Melinda Doolittle – Do You Hear What I Hear?

Audio of Melinda Doolittle singing “Do You Hear What I Hear” with the Boston Pops on December 15.

via MelindasBackups

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In Fantasia’s honor, a fantastic guide to ‘Idol’ buzz

t’s inevitable that “American Idol, ” over the course of nine seasons and hundreds of contestants and would-be contestants, would become a self-generating scandal factory. Except for Carrie Underwood, a multiplatinum superstar for whom things generally seem to work out, few are immune from “Idol”-related controversy.

In honor of Season 3 winner and headline magnet Fantasia Barrino’s Thursday night Auditorium Theatre gig and the imminent start of “Idol’s” 10th season, we’ve broken down some of the show’s scandals, misfires and assorted embarrassments into handy quiz form:

Read more at Chicago Tribune

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Jennifer Lopez: Power Wheels Purchase

Jennifer Lopez picks up his and hers mini-Jeeps — Fisher Price Power Wheels — at Toys “R” Us on Thursday (December 23) in Los Angeles.

The 41-year-old entertainer picked up Christmas gifts for her 2-year-old twins Max and Emme.

See the photos at Just Jared

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J.Lo’s Shopping Spree: $6, 500 in 30 Minutes!

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony’s kids must have been very good this year — because their famous parents just dropped some serious cash on Christmas presents this week in L.A.

On Wednesday, J.Lo and her hubby were photographed shopping at Kitson Kids on Robertson. We’re told they spent about 30 minutes inside the store — and spent $6, 500 in that short time!

Read more at Too Fab

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SIMON Cowell, Bruce Forsyth and David Beckham have been snubbed for a knighthood

The three lions of UK entertainment and sport have been left off next week’s New Year’s Honours List – despite huge achievements this year.

Last night there was fury over the List, drawn up by a secretive committee of senior Cabinet Office officials and the Queen’s top flunkies from Buckingham Palace.

A Palace source said: “The Whitehall mandarins who decide these things are elitist and arrogant and look down their nose at people like Cowell and Beckham, and instead stuff it mostly with their cronies. There is growing concern they are getting ever more badly out of touch with the mood of the people.”

Read more at The Sun

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