Idol Headlines for 9/29/12

Carrie Underwood performs at Fargodome in Fargo, ND.
Scotty McCreery performs at Cruzan Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, FL.
Kris Allen performs at BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, FL.
Lauren Alaina performs at Salem Farmers’ Market in Salem, VA.
Fantasia performs at Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City, OK.
Casey Abrams performs at Delkalb County Fair in Auburn, IN.
Melinda Doolittle performs (two shows) at The Franklin Theater in Franklin, TN.
Constantine Maroulis performs in Jekyll & Hyde (two shows) in La Mirada, CA.
Kelly Clarkson performs at Denie Ute Muster in Deniliquin, Australia.
Scott MacIntyre gives keynote speech at Hope International University in Anaheim, CA.
Jason Castro performs in Middleburg, VA.
Mandisa performs at Women of Faith – Celebrate in Pittsburgh, PA.
Phil Stacey performs at Cornerstone Ministries in Murraysville, PA. Via

Phillip Phillips performs at The Bite of Las Vegas X Factor UK’s Rebecca Ferguson will also be performing.

Announcing The 40th Annual American Music Awards – It’s that time of year again, the time to celebrate music at it’s finest. The 40th Annual American Music Awards will be airing live from the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles, on Sunday November 18 from 8:00 – 11:00 PM ET/PT on ABC. Nominations will be announced Tuesday, October 9th at the J.W. Marriott L.A. LIVE. – Read more at

Adam Lambert performed “Trespassing” and “Whataya Want From Me” as a duet with a contestant on Voice of China. Here he is at a pre-show press conference in China.

Sitting pretty – Jessica Sanchez has done local shows in San Diego and she’s opened for some big stars from the Philippines. I think she opened for Sarah Geronimo in Anaheim when she was 12,” said Editha Bugay, Jessica Sanchez’s mother. Jessica’s grandmother Virginia joined in, “She opened for John Lloyd, Bea Alonzo. She was always the opening act. Nobody knew who she was yet. After the shows, she’d watch the fans ask the stars for autographs.” It’s her turn now. – Read more at

Jamming with Jollibee – It’s pretty surreal to see Jessica Sanchez walk into a hotel room followed by a giant rosy-cheeked bee. But that’s exactly what happened last Wednesday at a press luncheon at the Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, where Jollibee announced that the singer had joined the family as its newest celebrity endorser. Jollibee marketing manager Kent Mariano said, “Apart from the fact that Jessica has achieved a lot at a very young age, she has endeared herself not just to the avid followers of ‘American Idol,’ but to the rest of the world who have seen her brilliant performances on the show and on YouTube. It’s also impressive how she’s remained to be very family-oriented, a role model for the youth and she continues to be a great source of pride for all of us.” – Read more at

Carrie Underwood Feels ‘Appreciative and Special’ After Praise From Loretta Lynn – “She is absolutely amazing,” gushes Underwood when speaking of Lynn. “She’s always been nothing but really, really sweet and nice and awesome to me. To hear somebody that you respect so much, say something so nice — and she’s done it before — but every time I feel so very appreciative and special that she even knows my name and has heard what I do and likes it [laughs]! It’s very flattering. I’m very, very honored.” – Read more at Taste of Country

Not on your Nelly! Jennifer Hudson meets up with Furtado after dazzling performance in Canada – Just days ago she was duetting with Prince in front of thousands in Chicago. And Jennifer Hudson’s glamorous jet-set life continued as met up with fellow chart-topper Nelly Furtado at a gig in Canada. The pair were among this star names appearing at the We Day Toronto event on Friday, which aims to promote youth empowerment. Other star names in attendance included Al Gore, Martin Sheen and performers from Cirque du Soleil. But it was Jennifer, 31, who stole the show with a barnstorming performance in front of the 20,000 fans in attendance at the Air Canada Centre. She also gave her male fans something to smile about buy donning a figure-clinging black dress, racy fishnet tights, and boots. – Read more at Daily

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