Idol Headlines for 8/4/14

Tonight, Shnugs will be snarking her way through the premiere of Bachelor in Paradise! ABC 8/7c PM. DO NOT MISS!!

Jessica Sanchez will appear on Operation Change on the OWN network at 9/8c pm. The episode will feature clips of the singer performing for patients in Malaysia and the Philippines.

Waiting for a Boy Like Drew: Constantine Maroulis Returns to Broadway’s Rock of Ages – He never stopped believin’. Constantine Maroulis, who was nominated for a Tony for Rock of Ages in 2009, returns to the jukebox hit on August 4. He reprises the role of Drew, replacing Aaron C. Finley. Maroulis will star in the show at the Helen Hayes Theatre through October 26. – Read more at

American Idol 14 judges round auditions continue in Nashville today!


Adam Lambert Is a ‘Killer Queen’ – “I remember seeing some footage of him and thinking, ‘Wow, this guy is on fire! What an amazing performer!’” recalls Lambert, whose stage presence throughout his tenure at American Idol was praised with comparisons to Mercury. In fact, a memorable televised performance alongside Queen on the popular Fox reality competition foreshadowed their current collaboration. “It doesn’t have to matter whether you’re gay, straight, bi, black, white, whatever, man, woman. That’s not the point. That’s not the thing that’s bringing us together. The thing that’s bringing us together is music,” Lambert says. “[We’re] entering a period of time now where we’re getting towards that post-gay sensibility, which is, so what? But it took a lot of fighting to get there.” – Read more at The Advocate

How American Idol’s Michael Johns Possibly Died from a Simple Injury – The shocking death of American Idol finalist Michael Johns left his family, friends and fans reeling – and left many wondering about what caused it. According to various reports, the Australian singer, 35, died Friday from a blood clot originating in his ankle. But how did something so routine turn fatal? – Read more at People Magazine

Brooke White and David Archuleta Reunited

Brooke White posted a photo of herself on Facebook with fellow American Idol season 7 alum, David Archuleta, with a message:

“Wow, gotta thank you to all of you for your kindness, thoughtfulness and memories. Let’s keep sending up those prayers for Michaels family. Also, after a couple of sad days it sure was awesome to finally see this buddy of mine last night for the first time in over two years. Perfect timing… It was only for a quick minute but it sure made me smile. I nearly crushed him with my hug, I literally squeezed his guts. Love that @davidarchie. Also a passerby said we looked 12 years old, and by the looks of this picture I’d probably have to agree! Ha! #shorties #AI7forever”


Christian musician talks ‘Idol,’ true fulfillment, new music while at The Fest – “I grew up in a Christian home and my faith is the most important thing to me, even over music, over family or anything,” said the Tennessee native while in Wickliffe Aug. 3 for The Fest 2014. “It’s why I do what I do. … You might get immediate gratification or satisfaction out of having people sing your songs or look at you as a celebrity, but it’s all temporary — money or fame or whatever. …” – Read more at

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