Idol Headlines for 5/4/13

Carrie Underwood To Celebrate 5-Year Anniversary As Grand Ole Opry Member June 7 – The Grand Ole Opry® presented by Humana® will honor six-time Grammy® winner Carrie Underwood on her 5th anniversary as an Opry member on Fri., June 7. Underwood will celebrate five years with a special segment closing the evening’s Opry performance. – More at

Aerosmith, New Kids on the Block Head Star-Studded “Boston Strong” Benefit Concert – As support for the One Fund Boston continues to grow, an official benefit concert with some of the biggest names in Boston music has been announced. Aerosmith, Jason Aldean, New Kids on the Block, James Taylor, Carole King, Jimmy Buffett, Boston, J. Geils Band, Extreme, and comedians Dane Cook and Steven Wright will play for the benefit of marathon bombing victims at the TD Garden on Thursday May 30th, 2013. – Read more at MIX 104.1

Lauren Alaina to host a Live Chat on Monday to Debut her New Single – Hey guys! Excited to announce i’ll be hosting a live chat on Monday, May 6th at 6:15 cst! Tune in to have your questions answered and get a first listen of the new a single! – Read more at Facebook

Taylor Hicks to Appear on the Celebrity Apprentice Finale on Sunday May 19 – The finalists scramble to put the finishing touches on their charity event, enlisting the help of special guests and returning All-Stars. In the end, Donald Trump makes his final decision, live – who will be fired, and who will become the very first All-Star Celebrity Apprentice? Boardroom Advisors: Joan Rivers and Ivanka Trump. Special Guests include Gilbert Gottfried, Blue Man Group, Taylor Hicks, Wayne Newton, George Wallace, Teller, The Oak Ridge Boys, Tim Tebow, Billy Ray Cyrus, Wynonna Judd and Vinny Pastore. – Read more at

Adam Lambert to Appear at the Universal Studios Summer Concert Series Saturday June 29 in Orlando FL – In 2009, Adam Lambert released his debut album, For Your Entertainment, which went to #3 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, featured the mega-pop hits “Whataya Want From Me,” and “If I Had You,” and earned Lambert a Grammy® nomination. His most recent album, Trespassing, elevates his powerhouse voice to even greater heights on songs like “Never Close Our Eyes.” – Read more at UniversalStudios

‘American Idol’ Homecoming With David Cook and Casey Abrams (Video)

Lauren Alaina: LAX Lady – Lauren Alaina is all smiles while catching a flght out of LAX airport in Los Angeles last week. The 18-year-old former American Idol contestant recently chatted with The Boot about her upcoming sophomore album. “I’ve completed four songs at this point and it’s a long process,” she shared. “The first album didn’t take long at all because I was rushed and I had to get it out, because it was right after Idol. This album, I get to take my time.” – Read more at Just Jared

Belvidere teen meets Carrie Underwood through Make-A-Wish – BELVIDERE — Friday night, 14-year-old Bridgette Peters joined thousands of other screaming fans at the Carrie Underwood concert in Milwaukee. The Belvidere teenager had the enviable perk of meeting Underwood backstage before the show and having several items, including an acoustic guitar she’s just learning to play, signed by the superstar. Peters spent the week counting down the days and hours until the show. – Read more at

Demi Lovato on Friends, Romance Rumors and Simon Cowell – Lovato told the mag, “He’s a grump. An old fart. But he has a heart that nobody gets to see. If he walked into this room, he’d treat everybody the same — he shakes everyone’s hand.” Demi also talked about discovering who her real friends were after a stint in rehab. “I don’t have loads of friends. I used to, but then I realized, do any of them actually care? Now I have people who, if I break my leg in the middle of the night, they’ll come to the hospital with me. Or they’ll answer the phone at 4:00 AM if I need them. Most of my friends are not in the industry. I don’t like that lifestyle, the paparazzi, going to Hollywood places. I stick to my neighborhood and to my closest friendships.” – ExtraTV

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