Idol Headlines for 3/4/13

Crystal Bowersox sings national anthem at Walleye game Sunday – Bowersox performed as part of the team’s “Pink In The Rink” promotion, which raises money and awareness for breast cancer. The promotion spans two games — the Walleye beat Evansville 7-1 on Saturday and hosted Trenton at 5:05 p.m. today. Bowersox, an Elliston, Ohio, native, sang the national anthem hours ahead of a concert at the SeaGate Convention Centre with Monte Mar in a concert that benefits Toledo School for the Arts. – Read more at Toldedo Blade

Kelly Clarkson: Opportunity Education Benefit Concert – Kelly Clarkson takes the stage at the Opportunity Education Benefit Concert held at Verizon Theatre on Friday (March 1) in Grand Prairi, Tex. “My mother is a teacher and I come from a long line of teachers and we’re all about education, so I was really, really excited to be a part of this,” the 30-year-old singer told the audience during her show. – See more at Just Jared

5 things Kelly Clarkson said while sober at Verizon Theatre – 1. “Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That” She explained that education is near to her heart because her mother is a retired teacher. She went on to imitate — spot-on, we might add — the viral phenomenon Sweet Brown, famous for her “Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That” video. The audience roared with laughter. Clarkson made sure to mention she wasn’t acting this way because she was drunk. Read more at Pegasus News

Jason Castro talks Winter Jam, new album, ‘Only a Mountain’ and American Idol – Jason Castro exploded on the music scene with American Idol in 2008 and a self titled album in 2010. Now Castro has a new album and is touring with the highly successful Christian music tour, Winter Jam, with some of the biggest Christian artists such as TobyMac, Red and Sidewalk Prophets. The Global Dispatch’s Brandon Jones spoke to Castro about Winter Jam 2013, making the new album and some of his fellow Christian artists. – Read more at The Global Dispatch

Carrie Underwood Blows Away Las Vegas – Giving her fans a fantastic night, Carrie Underwood played at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas on Saturday (March 2). Decked out in a shiny, strapless purple dress, the country songstress belted out her most popular hits as part of her Blown Away tour. – See More at Gossip Center


The Ten Commandments of winning ‘American Idol’ – To the 20 young singers who have made the Season 12 semifinals of American Idol: Congratulations, your goal is in sight. Between now and the May 16 finale, though, all but one of you will be eliminated —- many because you’ll make mistakes that any longtime fan of the show knows to avoid. After two rounds of live competition (Fox, Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. ET/PT), 10 of you will go home Thursday night, in what promises to be one of the most brutally frustrating shows in series history. – Read more at USA Today

‘Survivor: Caramoan’: Hope on Being Voted Out, What Really Happened With Shamar – Hope Driskill, a 23-year-old pre-law student from Jefferson City, Mo., was voted out on the most recent episode of Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites. While she had an alliance with Reynold and Eddie, it appeared at one point that the polarizing Shamar was trying to hint that she should vote against them and she would be saved. However, she relayed a different version of that conversation at tribal council. After a tie between herself, Shamar and Eddie, Hope got the boot in the second round of voting. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Ann Romney considered ‘Dancing with the Stars’ – (CNN) – Ann Romney, the wife of former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, confirmed in an interview that she considered an offer to join ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” but ultimately declined. “I would’ve loved to have done it, and I am turning 64, and I started thinking about it,” she said on “Fox News Sunday.” “I’m not really as flexible as I should be.” Romney, who has openly talked about her multiple sclerosis, said she’s a big fan of the show but was fully aware of its rigorous training. – Read more at Political Ticker

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