Blog posts about Casey James

American Idol: Casey James announces release date for debut album

Casey James has finally finished work on his debut album and confirmed that it is set for release next month.

The 29 year old star shot to fame on the 2010 series of American Idol, when he finished in third place behind Lee Dewyze and Crystal Bowersox and this week revealed that his self titled record will hit the shelves in the US on March 20.

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American Idol: Casey James lands record deal with Sony Nashville

American Idol star Casey James is reportedly on the brink of signing a record deal with Sony Nashville.

The label, which is also home to Idol winner Carrie Underwood, are said to have met with Casey in June and a month later, chairman and chief executive, Gary Overton, flew to New York to watch Kara DioGuardi’s favourite perform on the “American Idol Live! Tour.”

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Amazing Bret Michaels performs with Casey James On American Idol 2010 finale (VIDEO)

Talk about a true professional! In order to appear on last night’s American Idol finale, Bret Michaels overcame a potentially fatal brain hemorrhage, a mini-stroke and learning that he has a hole in his heart.

The Poison star rocked the stage with former contestant Casey James to sing his hit song ‘Every Rose Has It’s Thorn’ and considering it was his first live gig since his run of medical emergencies last month, we think he was truly amazing.

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American Idol 2010: Casey James happy with third place

Outgoing American Idol contestant Casey James has insisted that he is “happy” to have finished in third place on Wednesday night.

The 27-year-old singer was eliminated just before next week’s final, in which Crystal Bowersox or Lee DeWyze will take the title.

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American Idol: Casey James leaves, Crystal and Lee for the final!

It wasn’t very shocking for viewers to discover that Casey James was eliminated on last night’s American Idol penultimate results show. Meaning that our two 2010 Idol finalists are Crystal Bowersox and new frontrunner Lee DeWyze.

Casey struggled on Tuesday night’s show with fairly ambivalent comments from the judges. After he performed OK, It’s Alright With Me, Simon Cowell said:

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American Idol 2010: Simon Cowell not wowed by Casey James ‘Daughters’ (VIDEO)

On last night’s American Idol, Randy Jackson and Kara DioGuardi chose a John Mayer song for Casey James, describing him as a commercial kind of artist. Kara told Casey that his audience is women and girls…and encouraged him to “give it to them”. Make of that what you will.

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American Idol 2010: judges not impressed by Casey James OK, It’s Alright With Me (VIDEO)

For his contestants choice on last night’s American Idol, Casey James chose an Eric Hutchinson song OK, It’s Alright With Me.

It was a laid back little number and I think it played to Casey’s many strengths. He strummed along, but wisely left the electric guitar out of the mix. It isn’t the time to be dazzling the audience with guitar solos, Casey needed to show off his voice and I think he did…..unfortunately the judges didn’t agree.

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American Idol 2010: Casey James, Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze thank their fans back home

American Idol finalists Casey James, Crystal Bowersox and Lee DeWyze seem pretty chuffed to have made the final three and each of them give most of the credit to their fans back home.

Speaking about making it this far in the competition, the three singers gave a short statement to the official Idol website and all of them took the chance to thank their homegrown supporters.

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American Idol 2010: judges choose top three songs

The American Idol judges get to choose a song each for the top three finalists this week and their choices were announced today as the hopefuls made the trips back to their hometowns.

Simon Cowell chose “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen for Lee Dewyze. Kara DioGuardi and Randy Jackson chose “Daughters” by John Mayer for Casey James. Ellen DeGeneres chose “Maybe I’m Amazed” by Paul McCartney for Crystal Bowersox.

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American Idol 2010: Casey James and Michael Lynche duet on ‘Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman’

Casey James and Michael Lynche took to the American Idol stage last night and nailed that Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart hook-up Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman.

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