All Inclusive Collection – the brand that is shifting the sands of the all-inclusive resort experience – presents “Summer with the Stars” happening June 18 – 23, 2012 at Aventura Cove Palace [soon to be rebranded Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in early 2013]. With an all-access pass for the ultimate all-star weekend, guests kick [...]
May 25th – Season 9′s lovable Didi Benami took to Twitter to talk about her new music, the Idol finale, and Season 9 with YOU. Here is the transcript from the Twitter Q&A session:
@DidiBenami – I’m chatting with #idol fans LIVE at 8pm ET/5pm PT today. Ask me your questions with #IdolAlumniLive
@IDOL_Insider – @Didibenami What’s [...]
Didi Benami arrives at Fox’s ‘American Idol 2012′ Finale Results Show Red Carpet at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on May 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
Didi mixed fun & work attending as guest and as official Idol correspondent for the entertainment resource giant, The Hollywood Reporter. She interviewed past and present idols who were [...]
The Hollywood Reporter’s first live original talk show hosted by music editor Shirley Halperin and THR.com editor Joseph Kapsch features “American Idol” alumni guests, in-studio performances and Season 11 interviews.
The inaugural episode includes Season 6 runner-up Blake Lewis, Season 9 finalist and special THR’s “Idol” correspondent Didi Benami and “Idol” expert Fred Bronson.
Didi performs [...]
1/13 Didi Benami, Matt Giraud, Michael Johns, Allison Iraheta, Blake Lewis, Brandon Rogers and Tim Urban on Fox News Chicago (Videos)
(Videos) American Idol Finalists Allison Iraheta, Blake Lewis, Brandon Rogers, Didi Benami, Matt Giraud, Michael Johns and Tim Urban joined Fox News Chicago to talk about their free show at the Union Station Great Hall.
By Shirley Halperin and Fred Bronson, The Hollywood Reporter
What do the Idols like about X Factor and what do they hate? What were their expectations for the new Fox show and what do they think of the judges they know personally, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul? The Hollywood Reporter polled a number of former finalists [...]
One resort, four days, 18 celebrities, one hot event. The “Summer with the Stars” just got hotter…
by Lyndsey Parker, Reality Rocks
The average American has a better chance of being struck by lightning than making it onto “American Idol.” This is a statistical fact. No wonder the few, the proud, who have appeared on the show share such a special bond–even if they competed on different seasons (or even competed against each [...]
Didi Benami and Brandon Rogers, Red Carpet hosts at the American Idol Season 10 Finale night (Photos/Videos)
Celebrities, the Top 2, Season 10 finalists, and Idol alumni made their way down the red carpet before heading into the Nokia Theatre and hosts Didi Benami (S9) and Brandon Rogers (S6) got us closer to the stars! It is Wednesday, May 25th– it is the American Idol Season 10 FINALE!!
Whoa! Is it really another culmination of an Idol season just around the corner?! It doesn’t feel like a year has passed since Didi and the Season 9 finalists held their own at the Nokia Theater for a memorable show…
Consider this a preview of what’s to come next week– the American Idol Season 10 Finale!!
Didi Benami on Idoloonies with Michael Slezak + bonus acoustic performance of “Your Heart Knows Best” (Video)
Didi is on this week’s episode of TVline.com’s “Idoloonies” – a popular weekly segment that talks about American Idol hosted by the Idol guru himself, Michael Slezak.
“Are the show’s producers putting their weight behind James Durbin? Is Casey Abrams a versatile and risk-taking performer, or a growling ham who doesn’t know enough to stick to [...]
Fresh off from her ‘winning’ trip in Orlando, FL for the national anthem playoffs performance last Tuesday, Didi Benami made it in time to catch up with a number of American Idol alumni at Blake Lewis’ abode Wednesday night.
It was a night of American Idol partying where the Season 10′s remaining seven finalists belt out [...]
By Terry Morrow
The Insider: Kendra Chantelle, Didi Benami bond over ‘American Idol’ experiences
When Loudon County native Kendra Chantelle was in the middle of her “American Idol” experience recently, she came upon an East Tennessean who could relate to all the craziness.
Chantelle, nee Kendra Campbell, met Knoxville native Didi Benami during a party to celebrate the [...]
By Andrea Reiher
One of the first panels at Reality Rocks 2011 was a round-table discussion with “American Idol” Season 9 alumni Didi Benami, Katie Stevens, Michael Lynche, Tim Urban and Paige Miles.
The group is very obviously close – they were laughing and joking with each other. The sense of camaraderie was palpable as they spoke [...]
By Ashley Surkin
If anyone can make the ‘just rolled out of bed’ look work, Didi Benami can. She apologizes profusely for her appearance as we begin our chat but I assure her that she looks just fine, maybe even a little ‘Taylor Swift-like’. America first met Didi during the 9th season of American Idol. Her [...]
Fox News: Didi Benami American Idol 10 Top 13 chat with Ashley Dvorkin plus debut single update! (Video)
Didi Benami is back on Fox morning news program today, March 14th to chat with Ashley Dvorkin for the Season 10 American Idol segment. Going into the Top 12 performances this week, Didi talks about the wildcard picks and Ashton Jones’ elimination. She gives us insights from her own American Idol experience and what it’s [...]
Didi Benami walked on the blue carpet and attended the annual celebration of the Top 24 reveal of American idol for this season at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, CA.
Dubbed as “Idol Prom: The 2011 debut of the American Idol Top 24 Semi-finalists” — celebrities, TV personalities and former American Idol contestants came to congratulate [...]
Didi candidly talked with hosts “BP” Al Sotto, Chachi McFly and Maggie Pillows about what’s going on with her on music and possible acting career… and and more!! Listen on.
Didi shares her two cents on the current season of American Idol including her faves from the San Francisco auditions.
The perky four weigh in on new judges Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez along side veteran judge Randy Jackson.
Gary Trust of Billboard releases his annual 2010 favorites- his and from the reader’s pool.
Included on the fave Idol performances were 2 of Didi’s renditions with number one on the list: “Play with Fire”. How cool is that, 2 out of five in the entire season?!!
Favorite “American Idol” Performances
5, “The Boxer,” Lee DeWyze
4, “Rhiannon [...]
Season 9’s tenth place finalist, Didi Benami, celebrates her 24th birthday on October 25th.
Which Idol from the Season 9 Top 6-10 would you want to hear new music? Included is Didi Benami and we invite you to participate!!
“The newlyweds plan to legally change their family name to Walkersox,” writes the article. Hmmm, no comment on that one…