Idol Headlines for 8/1/12

Kelly Clarkson performs at the US Airways Center in Phoenix, AZ.
Daughtry performs at the Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center in Baltimore, MD.
Casey James performs at the Salem Little Quakers in Salem, OH.
Bo BiceRuben StuddardVonzell SolomonKatie Stevens and RJ Helton perform at the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre in Branson, MO.
Phil Stacey performs at the Bay Harbour Church of God in Brunswick, GA. – Via AmericanIdol

Ryan Murphy reveals to a fan on twitter that a Demi Lovato song will be performed on Glee.

Carrie Underwood performed in concert last night with some of Nashville’s top songwriters as part of the CMA Songwriting Series in Boston. The concert was livestreamed and you can watch it back in its entirety HERE.

New Phillip Phillips appearance – KMXB Announces ‘Bite Of Las Vegas’ 2012 – CBS RADIO Hot AC KMXB (MIX 94.1)/LAS VEGAS announces its 16th annual “BITE OF LAS VEGAS” food and music festival on SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29th at the DESERT BREEZE PARK at SPRING MOUNTAIN and DURANGO from 11a-9p. This year’s event will include performances on the HOUSE OF BLUES MAIN STAGE by MATCHBOX TWENTY, ALANIS MORISSETTE, ED SHEERAN, TRISTAN PRETTYMAN, PHILLIP PHILLIPS, REBECCA FERGUSON, and the winner from MIX 94.1’s local band competition “BAND BATTLE FOR BITE.” – All Access

Casey James Performs At Washington, D.C. Airport
– 19/COLUMBIA NASHVILLE artist CASEY JAMES has joined US AIRWAYS “30 Days for D.C.” campaign that celebrates the carrier’s expanded service from REAGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT in WASHINGTON D.C. As part of the month-long event, US AIRWAYS have been sponsoring various events including the acoustic performance that JAMES performed in NATIONAL HALL at REAGAN INTERNATIONAL on TUESDAY (7/31) afternoon. – Read more at All Access

‘Idols’ perform for Boys & Girls Club free – The latest group of “American Idol” finalists to perform at Andy Williams’ Moon River Theatre gave a free show for Branson’s Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks last week, according to Director of Sales and Marketing Kathe Hill. “We have about 40 kids today,” Program Director of Branson Boys & Girls Club Sarah Fendrick said. “They did everything for us today. They bought them tickets, popcorn, and they’re having the time of their lives.” “American Idol” finalists Vonzell Solomon, Bo Bice and Ruben Studdard all said they were members of the Boys & Girls Club of America. – Read more at Branson Tri-Lakes News

Idol tour in Jackson with Skylar Laine – JACKSON, MS (WLBT) – The American Idol LIVE! Tour has come to Jackson and Skylar Laine is expected to pack the Mississippi Coliseum with her fans. Earlier Tuesday, she signed autographs and had a meet and greet lunch at a local radio station. The Brandon singing sensation is ready to rock the coliseum tonight. “I’m singing ‘Gunpowder and Lead’ and ‘Stay with Me Tonight’,” Skylar said. “Two rocking out songs. You ‘ll get to see the real me. I didn’t get to completely go as crazy as I wanted on the show. They’ll see that in concert tonight.” – See the Video at

Skylar battling cold; plus a visit with Colton and Heejun – Yep, Skylar Laine is battling a cold on one of the biggest days of her life but says she is ready to go for tonight’s American Idol Top 10 concert at 7 p.m. at the Mississippi Coliseum. The good folks at country radio station Miss -103 (102.9-FM) — Kenny Windham, Kim Allen and Rick Adams — were kind enough to invite me to a “lunch with Skylar.” Twenty listeners won a chance to meet the 18-year-old from Brandon who finished fifth on the Fox reality TV show. And Skylar was her usual down-home self. “I’ll take pictures, sign whatever, just tell me what to do,” she told the crowd in the station’s conference room. – Read more at The Clarion

Kelly Clarkson on New Boyfriend and ‘Idol’ Judges

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Lea Michele and Adam Levine on the Set of American Horror Story

Ryan Murphy tweeted a photo of Lea Michele visiting the set of American Horror Story where Adam Levine was filming.

John Legend Signs Deal With Universal Cable Prods. – EXCLUSIVE: Universal Cable Productions has signed singer-songwriter John Legend and his Get Lifted Film Company to an exclusive pod deal to develop series for cable and broadcast networks. Under the pact, the nine-time Grammy winner and his partners Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius will work closely with UCP’s development team – SVPs Richard Rothstein, Chris Sanagustin and Maira Suro – who oversee the studio’s development for USA Network, Syfy and external networks, respectively. – Read more at Deadline

Ryan Seacrest Talks Olympic Controversies, Michael Phelps Prep and ‘Idol’s’ Mariah Carey (Q&A) – THR: How do you feel about the criticism surrounding the tape delays as well as the footage removed from NBC’s airing of the Opening Ceremony? Seacrest: As I’ve learned from all my years in television, you can’t please everyone. I believe the huge ratings NBC has drawn for the Olympics speak for themselves. Obviously, the media landscape is shifting every day, and the network is doing its best to respond to the dynamic landscape. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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