Did You Hear?
:: Scotty McCreery, 17, fended off Lauren Alaina, 16, in the youngest final matchup in American Idol history. Did McCreery deserve the Idol crown?
:: Justin Timberlake called in to The Dan Patrick Show and batted down criticism that his fellow SNL guest Lady Gaga borrows too heavily from Madonna and other influences. What did you want him to do, sing? [SocialiteLife]
:: Pony-hawked American Idol castoff Sanjaya Malakar is releasing a new single, “Tempted”, which is actually a cover of a 1981 tune by the band Squeeze. Aren’t you happy we all made it through the supposed Rapture weekend to see this? [Rickey]
:: Hilary Duff, who’s quietly plotting her return to pop music, posed provocatively at a Sobe event in New York holding two enormous melons in front of her chest. We’re sure she had no idea that would generate any attention. [MTV Buzzworthy]
After the jump, find out which pop artists is about to pass out on late night TV.
Music On TV:
:: Late Show With David Letterman (CBS) — Arctic Monkeys
:: Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC) — Scott Weiland
:: Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC) — Christina Aguilera, Big Sean
:: Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (NBC) — Amos Lee
:: Conan (TBS) — Tinie Tempah
:: Lopez Tonight (TBS) — Randy Jackson
:: Ellen DeGeneres (ABC) — John Rich