Headlines: American Idol Airing in Canada, Adam Lambert Talks Dating

‘American Idol’ Revival Lands At CTV For Midseason Premiere – CTV has acquired the new season of American Idol from FremantleMedia International for a midseason premiere. The new iteration of the singing competition with host Ryan Seacrest and judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, and Luke Bryan will anchor CTV Two’s schedule Sundays and Mondays at 8 PM ET/ 9 PM MT, beginning March 11, the same date it premieres on ABC in the U.S. – Read more at Deadline

‘Dating can be a bit tricky! – He’s the American Idol runner-up who is regularly hailed as one of the world’s hottest pop stars. But on Tuesday, Adam Lambert revealed he still struggles to get himself a date, adding that he’s even turned to dating apps. Speaking to KISS FM’s The Kyle and Jackie O Show, the Whataya Want from Me singer was candid about his struggle to find love. ‘Dating is a bit tricky when you’re moving around all the time I have to say,’ the 36-year-old spilled, after being cajoled by Kyle. ‘You can meet somebody great and then be like ok, I’m only here for three days I gotta go, it was a nice first date and goodbye…It’s tough.’ – Read more at DailyMail.co.uk

Kelly Clarkson may be a mentor, but she’s no “mother hen” – Now, 15 years into her career, Kelly’s pretty much seen all the ups and downs of the music business, and she’s excited to help the members of her team. But she admits that, when she’s not sitting in that big red chair, she doesn’t always feel like she’s coming from a place of experience and wisdom. “I try and be that for, like, younger artists that are like fans of mine, but I’m not really mother hen,” she laughs. “I’m still kind of a child! So, it’s very hard for me to do that, but I always try to give good advice.” – Read more at ABCRadio

Why Kelly Clarkson Was ‘Really Nervous’ to Play a Sleep-Deprived Horse in ‘The Star’ – In The Star, an animated tale about all of the animals at the manger that first Christmas, Kelly Clarkson voices Leah, a horse with a spunky personality and sleep deprivation. In this exclusive bonus feature, the singer reveals why it didn’t take much for her to get into character. “Which is actually just me as a human,” Clarkson laughs. Getting in the booth and recording her lines, however, did take some getting used to. “I was really nervous the first day I did it, just ’cause I was like, ‘Don’t suck, don’t suck!’ And then I had fun with it, because you get to do as many take as you want.” – Read more at ETOnline

Scotty McCreery and Cracker Barrel want to feature you in his upcoming music video – American Idol winner Scotty McCreery is teaming up with Cracker Barrel to give fans the chance to be featured in his upcoming music video. As part of the contest, the country star wants people to submit one to three-minute videos of themselves reuniting with loved ones they want to spend five more minutes with for his song “Five More Minutes.” The video will premiere on Cracker Barrel’s YouTube channel March 15. – Read more at FOX News

‘American Idol’ Alum Danny Gokey: ABC Made ‘A Mistake’ in Nixing Funny Auditions – Fresh off his first Grammy nomination for the album “Rise,” “American Idol” season eight alum Danny Gokey has signed a new recording contract with Capitol Christian Music Group. “She was my wife’s favorite that year, I was not,” says Gokey with a laugh. “Alison Iraheta is one of the most talented people on that season.” “I heard they are not doing the funny auditions, and if we are going to be quite honest, the funny auditions hooked a lot of people in, and then unknowingly, those people stuck to watching the show,” says Gokey. “So I think they are making a mistake not having that. But it’s a great show, and I hope that a lot of people get a chance — like myself — who wouldn’t have had a chance before.” – Read more at Variety

American Idol Winner David Cook visits Fox45 Morning News – American Idol winner – David Cook- sits down with Fox45 Morning News to discuss his life now that he’s on tour, and his upcoming Broadway performance! – See the Video at FoxBaltimore

Halo Circus premiere video for “Narcissist” / launch album pre-order – “We’ve always seen Halo Circus as an art project,” says Iraheta when describing the band’s sonic shift. “The first album was an alternative rock album, the EP bordered on Americana, and this album is the logical next step for us. We wanted to make an electronic album that was cinematic in scope and sounded like it was recorded on a spaceship.” To support the release of Robots and Wranglers the band have also announced a 24-date US tour that kicks off in March. Full dates (more TBA) are below: – Read more at VENTS Magazine

Why did singer Taylor Hicks eat a pork roll sandwich in Asbury Park? – Taylor Hicks came, he saw and he ate. He ate Jersey food, that is, as part of his new culinary travel show, “State Plate.” The New Jersey episode debuts 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 on the INSP channel. “New Jersey has unbelievable food that should, in my opinion, be a lot more of a national food as opposed to just a local food,” said Hicks, the winner of the fifth season of “American Idol.” “There are some foods in New Jersey that are local but they’re so good that the world needs to hear more about them.” – Read more at APP.com

Q&A: RaeLynn talks about CMT Next Women of Country Tour, being a woman country singer – The Post: I know you guys opened in New York City and then did a New Hampshire show last night, so how have the first couple of shows been? RaeLynn: They have been so awesome; I think we’re finally getting into a groove. B.B. King’s in New York is like more of a sit-down club venue, and so to be able to be doing a show at a theater last night in Concord was amazing. It was great. Finally got to do a full-band show. – Read more at ThePostAthens.com

America’s Got Talent: Where to Audition and What To Expect in the Upcoming 13th Season – “It’s fascinating to see what comes through in the different states,” says America’s Got Talent co-executive producer Matt Banks, who is looking forward to continuing the talent search this weekend. “Some states are amazing for variety acts, like juggling or acrobatics, and others are really great for comedy. So, with Phoenix, I don’t know. We’ll see what they bring, but we’re still looking for everything.” – Read more at Parade.com

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