Headlines: Blake Shelton to Host Kids Choice, Queen Heads to Sweden

Tonight, The Voice LIVE Playoffs begin, with Team Adam Levine and Team Gwen Stefani performing tonight. Team Pharrell Williams and Team Blake Shelton perform tomorrow night. The Results air on a special Wednesday night edition. It all begins at 8/7c PM on NBC.

Dancing with the Stars’ remaining 6 couples perform for your votes tonight! 8/7c PM ABC.

Blake Shelton to host 2016 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards – Airing live on March 12, Kids Choice will be available across the world on more than 180 channels. “I’ve been on countless stages throughout my life, but none have promised the madness, excitement and endless slime as Nick’s Kids’ Choice Awards, which is undoubtedly the ultimate party for kids. There is only one team here, and it’s Team Kids’ Choice so bring it on Nickelodeon!” Said in an exclusive statement to People magazine. Blake had been teasing a “shocking” and “insane” announcement on twitter, and this is it. Yeah…so crazy compared to everything else that’s been reported about him lately…

Clay Aiken, India.Arie Among Line-Up for 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade – The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas celebration in America, announces their 2015 entertainment lineup. The musical performances will be featured on two separate stages during the parade and national telecast, and will include the following artists: Clay Aiken; India.Arie; Band of Merrymakers featuring Mark McGrath, Natasha Bedingfield, Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees, Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra and Sam Hollander;Daughtry; Diana Degarmo; Kat Graham; Candice Glover; Taylor Hicks; Alexander Jean featuring B.C. Jean and Mark Ballas; Sean Kingston; Heather Russell; Ruben Studdard; and Ace Young. Performances will feature the Marine Toys for Tots program, which is essential in providing gifts to less fortunate children everywhere. – Read more at Broadway World

Queen and Adam Lambert To Rock Next Year’s Sweden Rock Festival – (SRF) Sweden Rock Festival has announced that Queen + Adam Lambert will be performing at next year’s festival which will be taking place on Thursday, June 9th. The festival will mark the group’s first performance in Sweden in over 11 years. The festival organizers sent over the following details: It has been more than 10 years since Queen last visited Sweden, playing a sold out show at the Stockholm Globe Arena. Still, they have remained in the public eye and perhaps even built on their popularity since then. – Read more at antimusic.com

Joshua Ledet To Perform In Finland For The First Time – Joshua Ledet released his debut single “Love Can Do” back in September in Finland and he is visiting the country for the first time to perform during Slush festival. Joshua Ledet entered the hearts of people across the world in 2012 when he appeared on American Idol and three years after the show, he is now confident he has found his style and is ready to start his music career. Joshua is performing at the Slush Grand Opening Party at Apollo Live Club on Tuesday 10th November. Joshua said: “I am so happy to be visiting and performing in Finland for the first time. I have heard so much about the country and met a lot of Finnish people so it is an honor to be asked to perform as part of the Slush Grand Opening Party.” – PR Newswire

Interview: If you need the national anthem sung, Jordin Sparks is your singer – “I had a fan tweet me last week that she went on YouTube to look up how many times Jordin Sparks has sang the national anthem,” Sparks said Saturday at Macy’s on State Street, where she sang Christmas tunes and helped light the 45-foot-tall Great Tree in the department store’s seventh-floor Walnut Room along with Make-A-Wish Foundation children. “She sent me a list, and I think there was 25 major sporting events on there. But I’ve been singing the national anthem since I was 10 or 11, so there’s no telling how many times I’ve sang the song.” – Read more at the Chicago Tribune

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Jennifer Lopez Shades of Blue preview

Jennifer posted an extended trailer for her new cop drama, Shades of Blue, premiering on NBC in January. She plays detective Harlee Santos, on a team of crooked cops, who ends up an FBI informant in order to retain custody of her daughter. Ray Liotta also stars.


Kellie Pickler Pens Sentimental Christmas Song – “It’s called ‘My Christmas Carolina’ and is a Christmas song that we wrote back in July,” she tells Rolling Stone Country. “It’s about Christmas in North Carolina with my grandma. My grandmother raised me and was the one I called ‘Mom.’ It’s a sweet Christmas ballad about Christmas with her growing up.” – Read more at Rolling Stone

Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas $10K For Backstage Access But You Still Gotta Buy A Ticket!!! – Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas’ tour is not off to a great start ’cause fans are seriously PO’ed over a $10k VIP package that doesn’t even include concert tickets. Fans sounded off on the Ultimate VIP Dressing Room Package for the Sunrise, Florida kick off date. Truth is … it does buy some pretty awesome rockstar access (if you can afford it) like a private backstage dressing room with your personal tour rider, visit and photos with Demi and Nick, and signed concert swag. – Read more at TMZ

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