‘American Idol’ notes: Jessica Sanchez, Carrie Underwood, Nicki Minaj

Are you ready for some more “American Idol” notes? For our Tuesday edition, we have a number of stories that we are yet again putting the focus on,  beginning with the latest on Jessica Sanchez’s arrival to Manila to kick off the idols’ week of publicity there.

The first two videos that we have here are a little bit of generic news stories, but they nonetheless make one thing abundantly clear; Jessica is clearly the biggest star in the Philippines of these contestants, and she is the one that is going to be getting the lion’s share of the attention in the city.

And now … let’s move on to some other subjects.

More from Carrie Underwood – Just in case you want an official video of one Carrie Underwood performing at CMA Fest, we now have one below! As a part of a set that also included “Blown Away” and “Last Name,” the season 4 champion chose to belt out her recent hit single “Good Girl.”

We like the patriotic look on Carrie … and we of course also like the song.

Ryan Seacrest talks Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj – Finally, we’re set to close things off with some comments from show host Ryan Seacrest on a program that he has gotten more than a little bit familiar with as of late: “The Today Show.”

Speaking on the subject of the show’s new judges, Ryan claimed that despite all of the rumors about Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey already starting to hate each other, everyone is still trying to get along at the end of the day.

“Nicki and Mariah, two very different, strong, powerful successful women on the panel. There are not too many dull moments between the two of them. But at the end of the day, we all hug and laugh and go home and get ready for another day.”


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