Idol Headlines for 12/4/12

Khloe Kardashian Odem appears on Tonight with Jay Leno

Clay Aiken performs at Musikfest in Bethlehem, PA.
Carrie Underwood performs at Times Union Center in Albany, NY.
Constantine Maroulis performs in Jekyll & Hyde The Musical at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, TX.
Taylor Hicks performs at Bally’s Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV.
Daughtry performs at Bryce Jordan Center in State College, PA. Read more at AmericanIdol

Crystal Bowersox posts an update on the progress of her upcoming album. Watch it HERE. They’ve finished live tracking.

Jessica Sanchez Talks Glee Role & American Idol Judges- Trevor Live 2012 Interview

Carrie Underwood chats about ‘Sound of Music’ at ‘CMT Artists of the Year’ taping – OK, we can’t tell you much about Monday night’s taping of the “CMT Artists of the Year” special — sworn to secrecy and all that. But we can tell you that’s where The Tennessean caught up with Carrie Underwood, who’s very excited about being Maria von Trapp in a live NBC production of “The Sound of Music” next year. Carrie wants you to know it will NOT be a remake. “The movie doesn’t have to be redone,” she insists. “It’s perfect.” – Read more at The Tennessean

Kris Allen Update from Africa – If we didn’t feel like we were in Africa during the short time we were in Nairobi, then when we got to Turkana, we had definitely arrived in “Africa.” The view outside of our windshield on our drive to the guesthouse was a vast, hot, dusty, barren land that you would think no one would be able to survive in for even a couple of days. At least I know I couldn’t. Yet the people of Turkana live here. This is their home. This is where they raise their families. And they do the best that they can to provide for them — but it’s not easy out here. The guesthouse where we stayed was pretty much nothing but a place to sleep and eat. For the most part, we didn’t have running water, which means no shower or flushing toilet. – Read more at World

Taylor Swift & Harry Styles: Holding Hands After 1D Concert! – Taylor Swift and her rumored boyfriend Harry Styles hold hands while heading back to her hotel at 4am on Tuesday morning (December 4) in New York City. The 22-year-old country singer and the 18-year-old heartthrob attended an after-party following his group One Direction‘s concert at Madison Square Garden. #ICan’t – See the Photos at Just Jared

Katharine McPhee Donates $50K To Hurricane Sandy Relief! – Katharine McPhee shows off her dance moves with jazz hands while on the set of her hit show Smash on Friday (November 30) in New York City. The 28-year-old actress was joined on set by co-star Jack Davenport, who grabbed some coffee to-go. – See the Photos at Just Jared

Kelly Clarkson: ‘You’re always judged on looks’ – It has been almost a decade since Kelly Clarkson auditioned for American Idol but she has seen lasting success with seven top 10 singles in the UK alone. The singer told BBC Breakfast about her career and why she is comfortable in her own skin and why she would like to appear on the singing show ‘The Voice’. – See the interview at

Randy Houser ‘How Country Feels’ Album Release Date, Cover, Track List Revealed – With his powerful pipes and infectious passion, Randy Houser knows how to make fans feel what he’s singing. So it was only appropriate for the Mississippi native to title his third studio album after his current hit, “How Country Feels.” Randy reveals exclusively to The Boot that his new label home, Stoney Creek Records, will release the project on Jan. 22, 2013. Labelmate Kristy Lee Cook joins him on one of the 15 tracks, seven of which Randy co-wrote. (See a full track list below.) – Read more at The Boot

Shooting range allows customers to fire at Simon Cowell – A shooting range will offer paying customers the chance to fire at Simon Cowell. The X Factor mentor will join the likes of Osama bin Laden, Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi as potential targets at Machine Guns Vegas.
Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore has previously said that Cowell should be “shot”. A spokesman for Machine Guns Vegas stated: “We agree with Martin Gore from Depeche Mode that Simon Cowell has committed heinous crimes against humanity, and single-handedly demolished real musical talent across the planet. – Read more at

Randy Jackson to Debut Guitar Collection on HSN, Talks ‘Idol’ + New Mariah Carey – Randy Jackson is gearing up for a busy 2013 that will see him return for an eleventh season as the longest continuous judge of “American Idol” as well as the release of an album from new “Idol” judge Mariah Carey, whom he also managed. But before his 2012 wraps up, Jackson is taking to HSN on Dec. 16 to debut the Randy Jackson Diamond Edition Guitar Collection. – Read more at Billboard

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