American Idol Season 3 winner Fantasia Barrino sang at the funeral of Jennifer Hudson's dead family members last week in Chicago. The two competed against each other on the show. Jesse Jackson and Chicago Mayor Richard Daley spoke at the service.
American Idol will return Jan. 13, Fox recently announced. Read more here.
Speaking of American Idol, Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta is set to release his self-titled first album tomorrow. Read this USA Todayarticle for more details. The article also contains a link for his single "Crush."