Idol Headlines for 12/31/11

Lauren Alaina will perform on the FOX New Years Eve Live. 11/10c PM.

Steven Tyler Bless This House – “American Idol” judge Steven Tyler is taking no chances with his new home in Maui — he’s brought in an expert to bless the home. In the photos, Tyler and his fiancée Erin Brady can be seen in Maui yesterday, partaking in some kind of ceremony with a woman … who we’re told is a local religious official. – Read more at TMZ

Siobhan Magnus will headline the First Night celebration in Chatham, MA with two concerts at the high school, an appearance on a purple motorcycle in the Noise Parade, and a midnight rendition of the national anthem. (Via Barnstable Patriot)

American Idol, SYTYCD and DWTS stars perform in Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. More info HERE.

Lee DeWyze will perform at the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago IL.

Michael Lynche performs with the Tampa Bay Steel Orchestra at St. Petersburg 1st Night celebration in Florida.

American Idol’s Lauren Alaina on Her Fox New Year’s Gig, Acting Dreams, and Daring New Look – Lauren Alaina doesn’t want to give away too many details about her Saturday-night performance on Fox’s American Country New Year’s Eve Live (11:00 ET live) — “you’ll have to watch to find out,” she says with a giggle — but she is promising viewers an unexpected fashion choice, a sneak peek at her full touring band, and a side of her personality people didn’t get to see during her second-place run on Season 10 of American Idol. – Read more at TV Line

J.Lo & Boy Toy Yacht Si! – Boy toy extraordinaire Casper Smart is really cruising into Jennifer Lopez’s life … and rode around on a yacht with the pop icon and her two kids in Miami on Friday. For J.Lo, 2012 is all about out with the old and in with the new … arm candy. – See the photo at TMZ

Paula Abdul: The Rhode Island X Factor – The multi-talented TV personality Paula Abdul has been spotted in various locations all over Southern New England leaving local fans, “Spellbound.” So what makes everyone’s favorite talent competition judge such a fan of the ocean state? Sources and onlookers say it’s because she’s been in the company of another well-known judge’s family. The hype began when Abdul was seen cheering on her nephew Austin Mandel, a Brown University senior who plays for the schools’ soccer team. From there Abdul was spotted alongside members of Providence Municipal Court Judge Frank Caprio’s family. – Read more at WPRO

Simon Cowell’s New Year holiday…with his mum and Sinitta – IT’S hardly the jet-set life you would expect, but Simon Cowell is seeing in the New Year in the Caribbean with old flame Sinitta and, erm, his dear old mum. Far from hitting the clubs and partying, the one-time Mr Nasty was spotted at a charity function, leading mum Julie, 86, round the finger buffet. It’s a far cry from a year ago – when he celebrated New Year just months after popping the question to Afghan-born make-up artist Mezghan Hussainy after they met on the American Idol set. – See the photos at the Daily Mirror

Darren Criss’ First Performance in How to Succeed… Is Sold Out; Strong Sales for Next Three Weeks – When “Glee” star Darren Criss takes the stage of the Al Hirschfeld Theatre next week in the Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, he’ll be in good company. His first performance on Jan. 3, 2012, has sold out. Representatives for the production confirmed to that Criss’ first performance has already sold out, with limited ticket availabilty for the remainder of his three-week run, which continues through Jan. 22, 2012. – Read more at Playbill

Happy New Year from Adam Lambert 2012

Happy New Year from Taylor Hicks!

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