Idol Headlines for 9/28/12

Scotty McCreery performs at 1-800-ASK-GARY in Tampa, FL.
Casey Abrams performs at The Genesee Theatre in Waukegan, IL.
Melinda Doolittle performs at The Franklin Theater in Franklin, TN.
Michael Johns will perform at Spanish Hills in Camarillo, CA.
Constantine Maroulis performs in Jekyll & Hyde in La Mirada, CA.
Bucky Covington performs at American Royal Rodeo’s Hale Arena in Kansas City, MO.
Daughtry performs at Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.
Kimberley Locke performs at Girls Who Rule the World Mentoring Weekend in Stone Mountain, GA.
Jason Castro performs in Fort Wayne, IN.
Mandisa performs at Women of Faith – Celebrate in Pittsburgh, PA. – Via

Phillip Phillips and Haley Reinhart perform at the Under 40 Marathon at the Hard Rock Cafe in Washington DC.

Steven Tyler tweets, “BURNT THE MIDNITE OIL W/@martihfred & @JoePerry LAST NITE PUTTIN BOOTS N SPURS ON “CAN’T STOP LOVIN U” @Carrieunderwood UR GONNA LUV IT!!!”

Thia Megia, Katharine McPhee and and Demi Lovato appear on a new Disney compilation called Disney Fairies: Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust. More info HERE.  The album comes out on October 16.

Aerosmith: What to expect from “Music From Another Dimension!” – And probably more importantly, they’ve been making music together for years. Frederiksen first linked up with Aerosmith on the band’s 1997 “Nine Lives” album, and he recently produced two mixes of “Can’t Stop Loving You” — a pop-rock single and a country version. Frederiksen, who has worked with the likes of Faith Hill, Sheryl Crow, Pink and Rascal Flatts, told that the country version definitely works well. “The music for the song came together in about 30 minutes,” Frederiksen told He and Tyler wrote the lyrics months later. “Lyrics take a little bit more time,” he said. – Read more at CBS

Why Bench endorser Jessica Sanchez is more Pinoy than people think – The first thing you notice about newest Bench endorser Jessica Sanchez is her petite, lithe frame. A girl that’s a little over five feet, she’s given curves thanks to a nearly-cropped top and fitted dark-wash jeans. Then it’s her slanted almond eyes, this time heavily lined with eyeliner. Later on, during the interview, she displays that toothy smile that has become her unofficial signature, a smile that manifests that she’s all of 17 years old, despite the rhinestone choker and volumized hairdo. A smile that, conveniently enough, manifests even more her Filipino roots: 50 percent on her mother’s side but pure-blooded through and through by the way Filipinos have claimed her, cheered her, voted for her on American Idol and mobbed her at every stop here in Manila. – Read more at Philstar

Skylar Laine Helps Launch DishNet – Even if you live in the country, you still want to connect to friends and family online. And a new broadband service from Dish Network will make that easier to do. The company debuted the new service at Cowboy Maloney’s in Jackson Thursday with the help from a familiar face that knows all about country life. Skylar Laine is back in town now that the Idol Live tour has wrapped up. – Read more at FOX40TV

Lauren Alaina Gives Back – It’s not the first time this American Idol Runner Up does something positive for the community.”I was going to be a special needs teacher before I became a singer. I just love being around kids and their families are all here and anything I can do around my area to help out, I’m always excited to be a part of that,” says Lauren Alaina. Lauren Alaina spends a few hours at the City of Refuge in Dalton. The organization serves those less fortunate with a shower, a meal, and even health care. – Read more at WDEF

Fantasia Sings the National Anthem

Greensboro, NC– Thursday night NC A&T Aggies got national exposure when they faced off with visiting MEAC team Morgan State.

The game was televised on ESPNU and kicked off at 7:30pm at Aggie Stadium in Greensboro.


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