As their big night kicks off, David Cook and David Archuleta sandwich Paula Abdul with big smooches on the red carpet. While the public affection may be a bit much, she does deserve a little love after cheeering them on all season.
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Another season of tersely worded feedback, another Idol finale. Simon Cowell arrives at the Season 7 closer event with his lovely, leggy main squeeze, Terri Seymour.
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Looking particularly vibrant, Guy Richie and Madonna attend the premiere for her new documentary, I Am Because We Are, in Cannes. The movie, which Madonna also narrates, chronicles the lives of orphans in Malawi.
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Sean "Diddy" Combs attends the premiere of Che during the Cannes festival. Benicio Del Toro stars as the eponymous revolutionary in the Soderbergh-directed film. Combs, meanwhile, simply looks revolutionary in his white-on-white attire.
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Mariska Hargitay and Hilary Swank share a grin at the Joyful Heart Foundation Gala in NYC. Hargitay founded Joyful Heart, which supports survivors of sexual assault, after joining Law Order: SVU, which she credits with opening her eyes to the issue.
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Ever the budding fashionista, Gossip Girl Taylor Momsen floats into a photo at the 36th Annual FiFi Awards, which celebrate the fragrance industry. Marc Jacobs picked up this year's top prize for a women's luxury scent.
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Friday Night Lights' Minka Kelly arrives at the FiFi awards as a picture in pink to celebrate the fragrance biz's best and brightest.
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Hairspray's Nikki Blonsky gives us just about everything she's got in a va-va-voom number at the FiFi Awards. We can't tell how she smelled at the fragrance-fest, but she looks ready for a big gala inthe urban jungle.
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Indy himself (Harrison Ford) and the oh-so-elegant Calista Flockhart attend the Cannes premiere ofIndiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The film is in theaters this weekend. Ford clearly knows how to clean up for a red carpet.
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Swathed in green silk, Salma Hayek strides across the carpet at the Cannes premiere of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The actress is set to appear in several new films herself in the months to come.
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Kate Capshaw and Indiana Jones mastermind Steven Spielberg depart the Crystal Skull premiere in Cannes. The Indy franchise brought the pair together; Capshaw met Spielberg when she was cast as Willie Scott in Temple of Doom. The rest is history.
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If there's one thing we've learned this spring, it'sthat there's ain't no party like a Cannes festival partythat sets sail on the Mediterranean. Rachael Leigh Cook apparently already knew that. She pops in pink at an agency party sur la mer.
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Carrie Underwood strikes a pose at the 43rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. That evening, the former Idol went on to win the Female Vocalist of the Year award, after openingthe event with a fitting performance of "Last Name."
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The pregnant Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban arrive at the Academy of Country Music Awards looking uber-elegant and even kind of matching. Urban won Best Male Vocalist at the event. Sadly, there was no award for best dressed (at least, not officially).
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Dancing pro Julianne Hough and her mother, Marianne, strike a glamorous pose at the ACMAs. Suddenly, it's obvious that it's not just Marianne's dancing talent that the kids inherited. Why don't our moms sport silver lame, strapless dresses