Idol Headlines for 12/27/10

Casey James played at the Fort Worth Club Buttons on Christmas Day.

His surprise performance was part of the Fort Worth Christmas All-Stars, featuring the Dave Millsap Band and many other musicians who are part of the Fort Worth Blues scene.

See the photos Here Here and Here. Via


Carly Smithson and We Are The Fallen performs a Cirque+Carnival+Freakshow, all-in-one at the Avalon Theater, 7 pm Hollywood, CA on Saturday, January 22.


Syesha Mercado tweets, “Oh today was the last Dreamgirls show! Magical night! Goodbye Dreamgirls hello Dreams!”


@IdolsNow tweets, “Jennifer Hudson sings the Broadway classic “Feelin’ Good” and chats with Fergie on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve 2011 With Ryan Seacrest” Friday night…”


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Bucky Covington Dresses as Clown for Local Nashville Charity Calendar

Nashvillians can fill that need in 2011 by getting a good giggle from a famous Tennessee neighbor and contributing to a worthy cause. The new 2011 “Year of Smiles” calendar features a month-by-month crew of well-known Tennesseans decked out in clown garb, and it’s on sale now for $13 via (and some select local locations). All proceeds are set to go toward the American Lung Association.

Read more at the Tennessean


Kris Allen Interview with EX TV

Via AAFESsalutes


Michael Lynche visits Good Day

Michael Lynche visits Good Day:

via FOX 13 Tampa


FASHION CITIZEN EXCLUSIVE : Fashion Spotlight with Anoop Desai

What are you currently working on?
I am working on a mixtape called Zero coming out soon. I try to make my music an expression of a moment and this is what I want to do with this mixtape. I’m working on the mixtape with DJ Trauma from Atlanta and things are almost done. I’m writing the tracks and I’m very involved with the whole process of this mixtape, so I’m excited about that.

How important is it to maintain your culture while fitting in the pop arena?
To me it’s important to maintain it without beating people over the head with it. I’d like to appeal to a wide audience while still infusing my own culture in it.

Read more at Fashion Citizen


Ex-“Idol” Brooke White: My Advice To This Season’s Newbies!

Brooke White, the “Idol” from season seven who’s making her acting debut in the Fox TV movie “Change of Plans” Jan 8, has some sage advice for the new crop of contestants.

“It sounds cliche, but you just have to know who you are, and what your voice is, and you got to stay 100 percent true to that, ” she tells TooFab.

Read more at TooFab


Concert Promoters to Cut Ticket Prices After Sluggish 2010

After a disappointing year for the concert business, some promoters are planning to cut prices next year, hoping to lure back fans who stayed home in droves in 2010, the Associated Press reported.

Among those scrapping dates or entire tours amid reports of sluggish ticket sales were Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Lilith Fair, the Eagles, Jonas Brothers, American Idol and Limp Bizkit.

Despite the sluggish economy, managers and promoters believed fans would keep paying for the one or two concerts they see on average each year and raised prices for 2010; instead, many stayed home.

Read more at Hollywood Reporter


Simon Cowell and his ladies sing X Factor karaoke on Christmas Day

After a five-course meal (watch that high waistband, Si) at Cove Spring House, the kids were put to bed so the adults could play X Factor karaoke, while knocking back a few rum punch cocktails and Jamaican beer.

The Macho Man, 51, was in fine form, dishing out a tirade of sarky put-downs for his singing harem which included fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy, ex-girlfriend Sinitta and, er, ex-girlfriend Jackie St Clair. So no competition there then, girls?

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Read more at the Mirror


Cory Monteith: Fan Friendly Canuck!

Cory Monteith takes time to pose for photos with fans before going to the Vancouver Canucks hockey game on Sunday (December 26) in Vancouver, Canada.

The 28-year-old Glee actor even took a photo with his own phone of a fan whose hat he found amusing!

See the photo at Just Jared


Christmas cheer for X Factor’s Matt

X Factor winner Matt Cardle remained king of the pop charts as his debut single held on to the top spot for a second week in a row.

The former painter and decorator from Essex outsold the competition to claim the number one with his cover of the Biffy Clyro song When We Collide, the Official Charts Company said.

Read more at Press Association


Keck’s Exclusives: Scoop on Glee, Big Bang and More!

After coming out of the closet and battling homophobia, will Chris’ Kurt finally find love with Blaine on the February 8 Valentine’s Day episode? I hear the two will be crooning Robin Thicke’s “When I Get You Alone” outside a Gap store as Blaine prepares to profess his love. “There might be a development, ” hints Chris.

Read more at TV Guide

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