Tonight, a slew of American Idol alums return to sing with 12 of the Top 24 Idol contestants. Plus, the judges send Five contestants home. 8/7c pm FOX.
Carrie Underwood to be Honored at Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night – Carrie Underwood is headed to the Sonoran Desert this spring as one of the honorees and performers at Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night. Fellow performers include Brooks and Dunn, David Foster, The Tenors, Sinbad and others. The event is scheduled for April 9 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter
Carrie Underwood Confesses Her Grammy-Nominated Song Makes Her Cry at Meet-and-Greets – Monday night at the Grammys, Carrie Underwood ‘s “Little Toys Guns” competes for the Best Country Solo Performance trophy. She confesses the emotional song about the power of a parent’s words is just one of her hits that can bring on the tears when she spends one-on-one time with her fans. “I cry a lot in meet-and-greets,” she admits, “because somebody inevitably will say something about a song that’s important to them or that has affected them or made them think differently about something or gave them an ‘aha’ moment. I mean, I have songs about loss and stuff like that too. People are like, ‘This happened to my family, we lost somebody that was really important, and I’m just so glad that you sing this song because it reassures me.'” – Read more at Wincountry.com
Artist Updates: Lauren Alaina – “I’m so honored American Idol asked me to mentor,” Alaina said. “It’s really special to be able to go back to the show that taught me the ins and outs of the music business and be able to share what I’ve learned with the new contestants. I love that I get to give back to the show that gave me so many opportunities and tools to set up my career.” – Read more at Music Row
Lauren Alaina and Emily Brooke Pair Up for an Idol Duet
— Emily Brooke (@emilybrooke) February 11, 2016
Okay if @laporsharenae doesn’t win Idol there’s something seriously wrong w/America! I mean, goodness! I stood up n my house, that’s right!
— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) February 11, 2016
— La’Porsha~Renae (@laporsharenae) February 11, 2016
Gwen Stefani to Broadcast TV’s First Live Music Video During Grammy Night – Solo Gwen Stefani is back, and she’s making history with a one-of-a-kind approach to her new music video. Shortly after announcing that Stefani’s third solo album, This Is What the Truth Feels Like, was coming March 18, Target revealed that her next music video will air during the 2016 Grammys. Actually, it’s more complicated than that — Gwen’s “Make Me Like You” video will be acted out, filmed and broadcast live during a four-minute Grammys commercial break on CBS. – Read more at Billboard.com