‘American Idol’ notes: David Cook, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson

For our second “American Idol” notes of Monday, we are diving exclusively into the show’s past, and starting off with a certain season 4 winner getting the opportunity to perform at one of the most prestigious venues in all of the world.

Carrie in Sydney – We would be beside ourselves to even have an opportunity to be at the Sydney Opera House, let alone perform in it. However, Carrie had this very opportunity on Monday to showcase her talent.

In a post on Twitter, the country superstar had this to say about getting the opportunity to perform at such a place.

“Just played the first of two shows at the Sydney Opera House! What an amazing night! Thank you to all who came to see us!”

Unfortunately, the opera house is not the sort of place where you are going to get videos of people performing, so we will just have to trust Carrie as well as the world of mouth that she put on a fantastic show.

David Cook talks return to Manila – David Cook has had the opportunity to perform in the Philippines before, and on July 14 the season 7 winner is heading back in order to rock the residents of the country yet again.

So what does he love the most about being in the country? Speaking to the Philippines’ Yahoo! page, Cook explained that he still draws emotion from thousands of people singing his music from a place he never expected to be:

“When we came on stage and heard everybody singing with us, that was probably one of the grandest humble moments of my life. To receive that response after traveling halfway around the world makes this return of mine all the more exciting.”

A new Kelly Clarkson video – Kelly recently made an appearance on The Crush UK, and we don’t even know what to say about it. This video below may be among the strangest interviews we have ever watched, and we’ve watched a ton of strange interviews.

Be sure to check out some of our other “American Idol” coverage, and leave your thoughts on this story below!

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