Anoop Desai is out with the music video to his new single ‘All Is Fair (Crazy Love)’, off the ‘American Idol’ alum’s debut album ‘All Is Fair’, out now on iTunes. Watch it via YouTube below.
Twist magazine hung out with Anoop Desai backstage at the Prudential Center in New Jersey, where the ‘American Idol’ finalist explained what he must have with him on tour. “My tour must haves are my computer, my iPhone, and lots and lots of Cinnamon Toast Crunch,” Anoop said. Watch it below.
The latest ‘American Idol’ finalist to get the boot, Matt Giraud, answered a question from a MySpace fan, asking the singer if he’s been compared to Justin Timberlake before ‘Idol’.
“I was compared,” Matt said. “So when I came on the show I wanted to stay away from that as much as possible… I wanted to focus on trying to be me, so I got on the piano and did some ballads, and then towards the end, I was like ‘Maybe I should start dancing.'”
Video of the answer at MySpace has since been removed.
Anoop Discusses His Post ‘American Idol’ Plans
April 29, 2009 – Ousted ‘American Idol’ finalist Anoop Desai talked with TV Guide’s ‘After Idol’ about the artists he wants to team up with, what he said to Allison Iraheta before being voted off, and not having plans to go back to grad school until he makes an effort to get a record deal and make an album. “I see myself in that pop/R&B genre, and I think I have the type of voice to be successful in that genre,” Desai said. “I’m looking forward to that. I’m looking forward to meeting with labels, writers, producers.” The interview video at YouTube has since been removed.
Scott McIntyre Plays ‘Name That Celebrity’
April 24, 2009 – On Thursday night’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’, Uncle Frank and Yehya squared off in a game of ‘Name That Celebrity’ with special guest Scott McIntyre. The visually impaired singer, who did surprisingly well at naming celebrities based on a photo he couldn’t see, was later joined by a fellow ousted ‘American Idol’ finalist, Megan Joy, who was the mystery celebrity during the game. Videos at YouTube have since been removed.
Scott MacIntyre Answers People Magazine Reader Questions
April 17, 2009 – ‘American Idol’ castoff Scott MacIntyre stopped by People magazine, answering reader questions about his plans for the rest of 2009, wanting to title his album ‘A View From Above’, how ‘Keep The Faith’ was his favorite song to perform on ‘Idol’, not viewing his visual impairment as a disadvantage, the advice he has for the remaining contestants, and he did his best Randy Jackson impression. Watch via YouTube below.
Lil Rounds talked with People magazine about being a young mom, her favorite parenting tip and getting a puppy, while Anoop Desai discussed why he’s not going back to school, his style inspiration, and if his family supports him. Watch the reader Q&A below.
The National Enquirer reports ‘American Idol’ finalist Anoop Desai was especially close to fellow University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student Eve Carson, prompting him to give a public mention of the 22-year-old, who was brutally gunned down in March 2008. “Those two had a special bond,” a friend of Anoop told the tabloid. “They were always together on campus. They studied together, shared meals and stayed up all hours drinking coffee and talking about their futures. Anoop feels a victory would be a fitting tribute to Eve.” Read more.
Alexis Grace Visits ‘Good Day LA’ After ‘Idol’ Boot
March 20, 2009 – Alexis Grace didn’t get enough votes to stick around for another week on ‘American Idol’. She made it to the final eleven, one short of a chance to go on the Idols Live tour. Grace talked about her experiences on the show with ‘Good Day LA’ co-hosts Steve, Dorothy, and Jillian. Alexis said she only got a couple hours of sleep since she was packing and she said she and Meghan Joy were close since they both had children. Video of the interview, aired Thursday (March 19), at myfoxla.com has since been removed.