Idol Update

Elliott Yamin is on a roll.   His debut CD drops on March 20.  He debuted his single “Wait For You” on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show.  Check out a clip from his upcoming video here. You can listen to “Wait For You” at Elliott’s My Space.  Good stuff.

Jennifer Hudson  was the recipient of an  NAACP Image Awards  Friday night. Jennifer won Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in “Dreamgirls.”  

Ace Young will be the spokesman for the next two months for the Dreyers Ice Cream American Idol campaign. He’ll be doing radio spots, TV Ads and personal appearances promoting Dreyer’s American Idol Ice Cream Flavors.

Bucky Covington new video debuted  “…in the #1 position atop CMT’s fan-voted CMT Pure Country video playlist. Additionally, the video debuted this week at an impressive #36 on Yahoo Music’s all-genre video chart, putting Covington in the company of fellow American Idol alum Carrie Underwood as the only two country artists with videos in Yahoo’s Top 50.”

You can now download Jon Peter Lewis’s excellent self-released CD, “Stories from Hollywood”  at   This CD is my favorite ex-Idol album release of all time.   No lie.

Carrie Underwood,  Josh Gracin and Bucky  Covington are among the performers of  this summer’s CMA music festival.   The festival runs from June 7-10 in Nashville, TN.

Great news for Bo Bice fans. Bo will be singing the theme song  to the new Will Ferrell movie Blades of Glory. Producer Ben Stiller  has been  a fan of Bo’s  since his Idol run and invited him to work on the song.  You can listen to the tune at the official Blades of  Glory  My Space.

Kelly Clarkson announced on her website  that she  just finished recording her latest CD “My December.”   No word yet on a release date.

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