Idol Headlines for 8/3/12 – The Evening Edition

Haley Reinhart will sing the National Anthem at Sunday’s White Sox baseball game in Chicago, according to sources.

Phillip Phillips On The Olympic Success Of “Home”: “It’s Pretty Amazing, Man!” – “It’s an honor for them to want to use it and I’m very thankful for that. And they’ve done an amazing job from what I’ve heard,” Phillips continued, noting that his touring schedule makes it nearly impossible for him to be able to watch the games. “I’ve only gotten to see like women’s volleyball and a little bit of swimming, that’s about it. But it’s pretty amazing, man!” – Read more at MIx105.1

Carrie Underwood Gives “Blown Away” a Twist – At the beginning, when you’re acting, how difficult was that scene for you? You’ve done some acting, but that was pretty intense. That was a last-minute thing. We weren’t originally planning to do that, but obviously in getting in there and making the video, it would make sense that father and daughter actually interact at some point. He was such a great actor, the guy that played my dad. I felt uncomfortable, to be honest. He was that good because he was so intense and so angry. … There was no script. We went in and acted out the scene the way we thought it might happen. And I actually left with bruises on my arm from when he would grab me and I would pull away. I had finger marks on my arm when I left at the end of the day, so I was like, ‘Wow.’ … It was intense. I wasn’t just imagining it, it was really intense. – Read more at CMT

Photos of Carrie Underwood and Bucky Covington – Carrie Underwood made her CMA Songwriters Series debut July 31 in a sold-out performance at Royale in downtown Boston and Bucky Covington recently attended the 51st Annual International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Convention held in Philadelphia, PA, where IAFF President Harold Schaitberger surprised him with a personalized Fire Fighter helmet to thank him for his work with the organization. – More at Music Row

Jordin Sparks on Her 50-Pound Weight Loss and ‘Sparkle’

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Oxygen Heats Up Tuesday Night With an Original Second Episode of ‘All The Right Moves’ Followed by ‘Glee Project’ Finale – Then on “The Glee Project” season two finale on Tuesday, August 14th at 10pm ET/PT, the final contenders vie for a seven episode arc on “Glee.” Joining the finalists is “Glee” series regular Chris Colfer (Kurt Hummel) who will mentor the contenders through “Glee-ality” week. The competitors will bring everything they have to the stage for their final performances, including their last homework assignment which is “You Can’t Stop The Beat” from Hairspray. – Read more at TVByTheNumbers

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