Searches for ‘American Idol’ star Justin Guarini exploded in the last few months. In July, the show’s runner-up was the audience favorite, but only got 11,881 searches for the month on pay-per search engine Overture.com. Last month though, he received 50,320 searches, about four times more than *NSYNC star JC Chasez, and ten times more than Backstreet Boys star AJ McLean. Some searches dealt with reports Guarini has had a nose job. The most common misspelled search was Justin Guarini with 1,236. The most searched song was the track he and ‘Idol’ co-finalist Kelly Clarkson performed, ‘A Moment Like This’, getting 64 queries.
Justin Guarini Has The Whole Package
October 11, 2002 – Designer Charlie Lapson, who has made dozens of outfits for Justin, tells The National Enquirer that the mop topped star is “naturally handsome with beautiful skin – and a great physique.” He added, “He’s just over 6 feet tall with a 38-inch chest and 30-inch waist. He’s got the whole package!”
Justin Guarini’s Sideshow Bob Act Was Almost Chopped
October 10, 2002 – Justin’s step-father Jerry tells Globe magazine that the ‘American Idol’ runner-up’s trademark Harpo hair was almost chopped. “I swore to his mother, Kathy, that I was going to sneak in with a razor while he was sleeping and cut it off,” Jerry admits. “But it turned out to be his hallmark.”
Justin Guarini Signed To RCA
October 9, 2002 – Reuters reports RCA Records has signed Justin to a record contract. “We look forward to working with Justin to nurture his talent and help him build a recording career at RCA,” said Bob Jamieson, Chairman, RCA Music Group.
Justin Guarini Says He’s Not A Puppet
October 5, 2002 – Kathy Cano-Murillo of The Arizona Republic chatted with Justin about the tour he and the other finalists will soon kick off. Justin says he will have some control over what he sings on the tour. “With the shows of this nature, you’ve heard stories of how they tell you what to sing, when to sing it and how to sing it. I was a little worried in the beginning of it all, thinking, ‘Jeez, what kind of music am I going to be singing, am I going to have any control at all?’ What is so wonderful now is I do have more control.”
Kelly And Justin In Talks To Do Romantic Comedy
October 5, 2002 – Kelly Clarkson tells Entertainment Weekly that she and fellow ‘American Idol’ Justin Guarini have met with screenwriter Kim Fullter to discuss starring in a romantic comedy. Kelly says it has “nothing to do with ‘American Idol’, but a source says that the two would play themselves.
YM Features Kelly And Justin On Separate Covers
October 2, 2002 – The latest issue of YM magazine features two separate collectible covers, one of ‘American Idol’ winner Kelly Clarkson, the other features runner-up Justin Guarini. Fans can get behind the scenes footage of the photo shoot tonight on Entertainment Tonight.