American Idol Twitter Roundup: Phillip Phillips, Carrie Underwood, Elise Testone & More

Carrie Underwood - Two Black Cadillacs

It’s time to once again sort through our favorite American Idol contestants’ Twitter accounts to find out what everyone is up to and get any news bits that the Idols — old and new — might be sharing with us.

Here is a compilation of recent news bits gathered from various Idol Twitter accounts:

Phillip Phillips Kicks Off His Tour With Matchbox Twenty

Reigning American Idol champion Phillip Phillips began his run opening for Matchbox Twenty on tour Tuesday night in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

He sent out a series of tweets including “Man, im tired but im excited to play tonight!” And then later he says “Almost showtime!” He followed that up with the following photo and the tweet “And now, @matchboxtwenty:

Phillip Phillips snaps a shot of Matchbox Twenty on stage.

Elise Testone Gearing Up For Valentine’s Day Concert

Season 11 alum Elise Testone has been tweeting about her upcoming Valentine’s Day Concert in Charleston, S.C., at the Charleston Music Hall. Today she revealed some details on the show via Twitter, including the scoop that she’ll be perfuming original songs.

“In case anyone was wondering.. The Valentines Day Show set list includes 12 original songs and 8 covers with a 12 piece band!!” She Tweeted.

Carrie Underwood’s Two Black Cadillacs Video Hits No. 1

American Idol winner Carrie Underwood recently debuted a new video for her single “Two Black Cadillacs” and according to her twitter, the video has topped the iTunes chart. She tweeted “Check out the #1 video! Woo hoo!” followed by this screen grab of her phone:


Carrie Underwood tweets out a screen grab of her phone.

Fun Tweets

“Listening to the songs I wrote with @andyskib and @andywaldeck the past couple days. Holy hell. Loving these tracks.” — David Cook

“I just had my first flight lesson! I literally flew a plane!! I was completely terrified at first but now I’m hooked!!” — Kelly Clarkson

“I am in love with @rihanna s new record unapologetic! My favorite is “what now.” Take a listen!” — Katharine McPhee

“Smart phone is making us stupid.” — Heejun Han

“Last night I had a wonderful time playing at Hotel Cafe. Thanks to all my friends who came out. I felt your love!” — Blake Lewis

“Killed it at the gym today! Im obsessed w/ my new watch & chest strap 2 monitor my heart rate & calorie burn!” — Jordin Sparks