Today In ‘Idol’: Tim Urban’s Abs And Kelly Clarkson’s New Tattoo

Becky Bain | March 1, 2010 12:25 pm

:: Are Idol producers handpicking your favorites? Check out an interesting look into how the judge’s comments, the singing order and even the lighting changes during a performance help or hinder an Idol contestant’s shot at winning. [Idol Chatter]

:: If American Idol doesn’t work out for Tim Urban, he can always take off his shirt and enter America’s Most Surprising Beefcake. [Vote For The Worst]

:: Season 6 contestant Chris Sligh has decided to put a moratorium on commenting on American Idol. Egads! But who can we count on to wax poetic on the show now? You know, besides ourselves and everyone else in the world with an internet connection. [MJsbigblog]

:: Perez Hilton is seriously vying for Simon Cowell’s job. We think he’s got as good a chance as Howard Stern does at nabbing it (re: zero), so this campaign video is pretty much useless. (Although his zinger about Kara DioGuardi is priceless.) [Funny or Die, via BuddyTV]

:: After the jump, check out Kelly Clarkson’s cover of Patsy Cline’s “Walkin’ After Midnight” she performed during a concert in Munich, as well as a new tattoo KC showed off for the crowd:

Kelly reveals her new puzzle piece tattoo at 5:20 above, but here’s a screenshot:

Cute, or hideous? Hey, at least it’s not a trendy “shh” tattoo.