Katharine McPhee likes Michael Grimm, Crystal Bowersox on Capitol Hill

katharine-mcphee-getty.jpgAll your latest "American Idol" news, in easy snack-sized form...

Season 9 runner-up Crystal Bowersox is heading to Washington D.C. on Thursday, July 22 to speak about Juvenile Diabetes on Capitol Hill. [ Twitter]

Season 9 semifinalist Alex Lambert dropped by "The Ellen Show" Wednesday, July 21. He talks to judge Ellen DeGeneres about his surprise elimination and then performs "Let Me Love You." [ The Ellen Show]

Katharine McPhee watched "America's Got Talent" for presumably the first time in her life -- and found she liked singer/guitarist Michael Grimm. [ Twitter]

An first-hand account of the Top 10 "American Idol" tour. This is from the Albany, NY show. Find out if the tour warrants the cancellations it has had. [ MJ's Big Blog]

Follow Zap2it and Zap2it Andrea on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news.

Photo credit: Getty Images