Not much gossip from the usual websites this week. This is all I've got to tide us over until the show commences...
Are Haley and Casey a couple?
Haley and Casey (Not much info at this link, which includes...)
Jacob Lusk is #1 – Ranking the American Idol Top 11 ReduxRumors are surfacing that Casey and Haley Reinhart are hooking up in Idol land. Maybe they can growl and grunt together off camera.
...Jacob is #1? I'm not putting much faith in rickey.org these days! (Although they do say that Pia is favoured to win the season, which is a tad more believable!)
Album Numbers (Via USA Today)
So in one week, Jennifer Hudson has out-sold Lee DeWyze, whose CD has been out for over four months? The champ vs. the 7th place finisher...and the winner is... Poor Lee, even Crystal is out-selling him by 44,000 copies. And it looks like the AI collection CD is selling like...lead... (Well, it's not selling that well! )Jennifer Hudson, I Remember Me (165,000, debut, 165,000 total) (#2 Billboard 200)
Crystal Bowersox, Farmer’s Daughter (3,000, -7%, 177,000) (#176 BB200)
Lee DeWyze, Live It Up (3,000, -42%, 133,000) (#195 BB200)
Mandisa, Freedom (3,000, -1%, 144,000) (#198 BB200)
Various, American Idol, Vol. 1 — 10th Anniversary: The Hits (3,000, -24%, 7,000) (#200 BB200)
Daughtry, Daughtry (2,000, -8%)
The Grand Magnolias, The Grand Magnolias (1,000, +135%, 5,000)
Jason Castro, Who I Am (less than 1,000, +24%, 18,000)
Mandisa, True Beauty (less than 1,000, +89%, 226,000)
Who's ready for Elton John night! I certainly hope a lot of ballads are chosen. "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me", anyone? Has that one ever been covered?