carrie underwood brad paisley Carrie Underwood hosting CMAs again, Casey James hospitalized but OKAll your “American Idol” news in easy, bite-sized form.

Carrie Underwood is returning to host the Country Music Association awards with her last year’s co-host Brad Paisley. Paisley and Underwood have won a combined 18 CMA awards. The awards air Nov. 10 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. [ABC]

Chris Sligh is currently filming the independent film “October Baby,” starring John Schneider and Jasmine Guy, in downtown Mobile, AL. Mobile’s Dauphin Street served as the backdrop for the scene the story places in New Orleans. []

Check out A Day in the Life of Chris Daughtry as he tours the country with his self-titled band. He talks about the impending birth of his twins and giving up fast food. [PopEater]

Casey James was taken to a St. Louis hospital after a recent Top 10 Tour show, but is going to be fine. It was most likely just a bug from the strain of being on tour. He should be onstage Thursday (Aug. 26) in Des Moines for the next performance. [Burn This Media]

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