American Idol News – April 19 : Springsteen to Mentor Contestants

Paul McDonald the last American Idol to be voted off the reality show last week, has been chosen to provide the music for the Peter Facinelli film, Loosies.

Facinelli, who acted with McDonald’s girlfriend  Nikki Reed in the Twilight films, is excited about using the music of McDonald’s band, The Grand Magnolias.

http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1662216/peter-facinelli-paul-mcdonald-loosies.jhtml

Former American Idol judge, Kara DioGuardi’s new book A Helluva High Note to be released April 26, tells of her being sexually abused as a young girl and later as an adult.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2011/04/19/kara-dioguardi-reveals-date-rape-molestation-horror-new-memoir/

Bruce Springsteen will be mentoring the American Idol contestants this week, as they sing songs from the 21st century. There will probably be several songs, most of us older people have never heard this week, since American music scene today has little or no music for senior citizens.

http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1662220/bruce-springsteen-american-idol.jhtml

For the Crystal Bowersox fans out there, this article brings you up to date on what she is doing and shows her preparing to make the first pitch for a Toledo Mud Hens game.

http://www.marionstar.com/article/BF/20110417/ENTERTAINMENT/104170311/Amid-post-Idol-fame-Bowersox-sticks-her-roots?odyssey=nav%7Chead

Last Wednesday’s performance show for American Idol and Thursday’s results show led the Top 25 shows, in ratings last week.

Over one million fewer fans watched the results show on Thursday night. Dancing With the Stars was third on the performance night, but the results show was 11th in the ratings.

http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2011/04/19/tv-ratings-broadcast-top-25-american-idol-ncis-dancing-with-the-stars-the-office-top-week-30-viewing/89907

Kimberly Caldwell from Season 2 of American Idol has finally released her first album Without Regret eight  years later. She finished seventh that season, but has hosted several television shows since then.

http://www.amazon.com/Without-Regret-Kimberly-Caldwell/dp/B0035YPYOK/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1303229665&sr=1-1

 

 

 

 

 

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