Headlines: Adam Lambert on New Queen Music, Idol Returns to Latin America

Adam Lambert on a new Queen record: “It’s not out of the realm of possibility” – While May has contributed to Lambert’s solo work, the door to recording a new Queen album remains open. “I wouldn’t ever say never. If Brian, Roger and me create new music, would it even be called Queen? To me Queen is Freddie and I am a guest,” he said. “But it’s not out of the realm of possibility. “I have been working very, very hard on my solo project and I’m trying to do that and this touring with Queen.” – Read more at PerthNow

Phillip Phillips Talks New Album, American Idol, and Tour – Q: What has it been like working with Interscope Records? A: I’ve been with Interscope since the beginning, but it was also partly with 19 but I moved on from that. I’m still with Interscope and they’re awesome, everyone there is just great, all the cities I go to and all the radio stations that they help push the songs to get on the radio, everyone there is just awesome. – Read more at The Suffolk Voice

Phillip Phillips Headed to Live with Kelly & Ryan Next Week

Addison Agen’s post-‘Voice’ work includes Saturday show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse – It’s surprising to hear Addison Agen describe the beginning of her journey on NBC’s “The Voice” as the “worst audition” of her life. “I forgot the words and the melody and I about passed out,” Agen said of her first attempt to sing Allen Stone’s “The Bed I Made.” “I had to restart, because I literally had no idea what I was doing. I was so nervous. My hands were blue.” – Read more at Indy Star

‘American Idol’ notes: Scotty McCreery interview – McCreery’s third album “Seasons Change,” out March 16, will naturally be more mature than his previous work and he hopes it reveals more about where he is in his life, his fiancé and his buddies. “I honestly love this project a heck of a lot better than the one I did in 2015-16. Might have been for the better” that the previous album never saw the light of day, he said. – Read more at AJC

NOW PLAYING: A Baeble NEXT Session With Haley Reinhart – American Idol alum Haley Reinhart stopped by Baeble HQ for an intimate acoustic session and you can watch the whole performance, as well as an interview with Haley, now. Haley brought her powerful voice, with accompaniment from Dylan Chambers on guitar and backing vocals, as she ran through three songs from her third studio album What’s That Sound?. – Watch it at BaebleMusic.com

Carrie Underwood Dreamed of Being a Figure Skater While Watching Winter Olympics – “It is really hard to pick one Olympic sport that I love to watch and is my favorite because there’s always something going on, and it’s always just kind of nice to tune in and see how we’re doing as a country. Growing up, I always loved figure skating. I always thought the girls were so beautiful and graceful and strong and athletic. I mean, I remember dancing around our living room pretending I was an ice skater, even though I’d never been on the ice before. That’s always one that’s fun to watch, and I am always in awe just how high everyone jumps and twists and spins. It’s incredible,” Underwood admitted. – Read more at Sounds Like Nashville

Pregnant Jordin Sparks Reveals Something Weird Happened in Her Second Trimester – Jordin Sparks craved pickles and blood oranges early in her pregnancy. Then the 28-year-old American Idol alum entered her second trimester and something weird happened. “My appetite went away!” Sparks told Us Weekly at the Lay’s Smiles Experience in New York City on Wednesday, February 7. It’s gotten to the point that the singer’s husband, Dana Isaiah, regularly reminds her to eat. “I just don’t think about it, which has never been me. I’ve thought about food my entire life. I love food,” she told Us. “So that’s been one surprising thing.” – Read more at USMagazine

EXCLUSIVE: Jordin Sparks Already Has Her Baby’s Name Picked Out – The American Idol alum is expecting her first child with Dana Isaiah. While her due date is still months away, she told Celebuzz! she’s been busy preparing for her little one. Now that she’s confirmed the happy news and announced the gender of her little one — a boy — to fans, does that mean she has a name picked out as well? “We do,” Jordin, 28, told us. “We’re just not telling!” However, name aside, the expectant mom doesn’t have everything locked down yet. Now in her second trimester, Jordin is admittedly feeling a bit nervous about becoming a first-time parent with her 25-year-old husband. – Read more at Celebuzz.com

Tony Dovolani Reveals The Truth Behind ‘DWTS’ Exit: I ‘Did Not Sign Up’ To Babysit Reality Stars – “When I decided to quit nothing major happened, it was just a build up of things where I just said, ‘I didn’t sign up for this,’” Tony said. “For babysitting, maybe, a little bit. Some of these celebrities, or reality celebrities, I should say, they sometimes … they have an idea of what they think they are and who they are, and they didn’t realize that I wasn’t there to deal with them. I was there to teach them how to dance. So, when it becomes about other than teaching them how to dance, I want no part of it.” – Read more at Hollywood Life

CANAL SONY CONFIRMS ACQUISITION OF AMERICAN IDOL IN EXCLUSIVE FOR LATIN AMERICA – Canal Sony today announced the return of the iconic and ground- breaking series American Idol to Latin America, following a deal with FremantleMedia International. The series, which is set to launch on ABC (US) in March 2018, will return “home” to Canal Sony with a brand new panel of music industry forces and superstar judges, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie, with Award-winning host and producer Ryan Seacrest returning as host of the beloved series. – Read more at Fremantle Media

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