:: Fox is already starting the process of pimping out their frontrunners: in a first time move, the show will reveal only a few of the Top 24 semifinalists on Tuesday night’s two-hour episode, with the rest announced at a later date. [MJsbigblog]
:: Paula Abdul tells the Johnjay and Rich radio show that she doesn’t miss Idol and that she’ll soon return to TV, though she vows she’ll never return to Fox. Just as long as her career doesn’t include another season of Hey, Paula, we’re looking forward to it. [BuddyTV]
:: Janell Wheeler, who wowed us with her acoustic take on Estelle’s “American Boy” during Hollywood week, already has a famous boyfriend—she’s dating Florida Gators star quarterback Tim Tebow. [LA Times]
:: History repeats itself—Fantasia missed several performances of the Hollywood run of The Color Purple due to problems with her vocal chords. [Idol Chatter]
After the jump, the excellent Kris Allen covers continue with a video of his take on Coldplay’s “The Scientist,” filmed during his concert in Tampa, Florida.
Kris Allen – “The Scientist”