Idol Headlines for 6/9/12

Season 6 Idol alum, Melinda Doolittle performs with the Boston Pops tonight for Gospel night. You can listen to it live on WBGH Radio at 8 pm ET. Click the Link.

Jessica Sanchez sings the National Anthem before the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight in Las Vegas today.

The City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge took place today in Nashville. Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreeryLauren Alaina and The Voice contestant, RaeLynn participated in the game. The event raised money for cancer research.

Season 10 Idol alum, Thia Megia will help the Girls Scouts celebrate their 100th anniversary in Washington DC today. The “Girl Scouts Rock the Mall” will feature performances from Thia and The Voice finalist, Erin Willett (that should be interesting!) Read more at The Republic

Checking In with DeAndre Brackensick of American Idol – The Idol finalist takes a break from rehearsing for the upcoming 45-date U.S. tour to chat about his experiences. – Read more at The Morton Report

Steven Tyler Taps Former “American Idol” Finalist to Sing on New Aerosmith Album – I reported this before, but here’s a little blurb about Lauren Alaina’s cameo appearance on Aerosmith’s forthcoming album. Lauren contributed backing vocals to a tune called “Oh Yeah,” and she says, “I don’t know if it’s gonna be on the album or not ’cause they’re making final decisions, but the fact that I got to go in the studio with Aerosmith, that’s fine with me. I mean, who gets to say that? Not many people.” Actually, the tune DID make the final cut, so you can count on hearing Lauren’s lovely background vocals as well as Carrie Underwood who is rumored to have a duet with Steven Tyler on the album. Read more at ABC News Radio

Jessica Sanchez met President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III of the Philippines yesterday. You can read about their encounter HERE. The president was vocally supporive of Jessica as she competed on American Idol. Watch their meeting below. Tonight, Jessica sings the National Anthem before the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight in Las Vegas.

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