Headlines: DWTS Nick Carter Reveals Baby Gender

The Voice airs a clip show tonight at 9/8c PM, titled “Road to the Finals.” Needless to say, there will be no live blog. But we’ll be back next week for the the big 3 night Live Playoffs round.

Singer/Songwriter Chris Jamison of ‘The Voice’ to Appear in Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Highmark Holiday Pops Next Month – Singer/songwriter and Pittsburgh native Chris Jamison will appear in Highmark Holiday Pops with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall December 11-13 and 19-20. Jamison will apply his signature pop-meets-soul sound to “Georgia on My Mind” (accompanied by Pittsburgh Symphony members Harold Smoliar on piano, Andy Reamer on percussion and Jeff Grubbs on bass) and “This Christmas” (accompanied by the full orchestra), among other songs, during the Pittsburgh Symphony’s annual holiday pops concerts this December. – Read more at Pittsburgh Symphony

Yellow Rose Movie Co-Starring Dale Watson Moves Forward with Filming – Yellow Rose, a film about a 15-year-old Filipino-American runaway with dreams of making it big in country music and co-starring Dale Watson, has begun the filming process, and was shooting Sunday evening (November 1st) at Austin’s historic honky tonk, The Broken Spoke. One of the missing pieces keeping the film from moving forward was finding the right young female lead of Filipino descent who could play guitar and sing. It appears filmmaker Diane Paragas has found her girl in Thia Megia, who has been participating in filming in and around Austin over the past few days. – Read more at Saving Country Music (Thia was eliminated from American Idol 10 in 11th place.)

Amy Schumer and Taraji P. Henson Annnounced as the First Entertainers of the Year to Be Honored at the “VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly” Party Premiering Monday, December 7th at 9 PM ET/PT on VH1 – VH1 and Entertainment Weekly, the brands that help define pop culture, are teaming up to toast and roast the people who entertained us the most all year long at “VH1 Big In 2015 with Entertainment Weekly” premiering Monday, December 7, 2015 at 9pm ET/PT on VH1. This year’s bash will feature quadruple threat Amy Schumer and “Empire” star Taraji P. Henson as they are honored by the people who know them best — their “squads.” Additional honorees will be announced soon. – Read more at TVByTheNumbers

Ten-Time Grammy Award Winner Pharrell Williams to Perform at the Breakthrough Prize Ceremony on November 8 – The Breakthrough Prize today announced that ten-time Grammy Award winner Pharrell Williams will perform at its third annual Breakthrough Prize ceremony, held to honor the world’s top scientists and mathematicians, on Sunday, November 8 in Silicon Valley. Williams will be joined at the exclusive ceremony by a star-studded lineup of presenters, including Academy Award winner Russell Crowe, Academy Award winner Hilary Swank, Lily Collins, and Thomas Middleditch and Martin Starr of HBO’s Silicon Valley. As previously announced, Emmy-nominated Cosmos executive producer and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will serve as the ceremony’s host. – Read more at The Futon Critic

AMAs Announce Duet Performances – dick clark productions and ABC announced today two spectacular duets to be performed at the “2015 American Music Awards, the world’s biggest fan-voted award show. Luke Bryan will perform the world premiere of “Home Alone Tonight” featuring Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town. Meghan Trainor will treat the audience to a performance of her platinum-selling song “Like I’m Gonna Lose You,” and will be joined by Charlie Puth to perform his hit single “Marvin Gaye.” They join previously announced host and performer Jennifer Lopez, as well as 5 Seconds of Summer, Selena Gomez, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, One Direction, Carrie Underwood and WALK THE MOON. The 2015 American Music Awards will broadcast live on Sunday, November 22 at 8:00pm ET on ABC. – Via dc productions press release

CMA Awards 2015 Behind-the-Scenes Preview: Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley Discuss Havoc of Hosting
– “After a few years of doing this now, Carrie and I have a really good routine and a really good system, I think,” Paisley, 43, tells Us in the clip above. “Both of us makes the other funnier. She definitely makes me funnier.” – See the Video at US Magazine

“I’m Not A Homewrecker, But Olly’s Quite Cute” – Adam Lambert Reveals His Secret Crushes – Not much changed when Adam fully understood the game, confessing to having a huge crush on Years & Years frontman Olly Alexander – but he did say he wouldn’t be a home-wrecker, as Olly is currently dating Clean Bandit violinist Neil Amin-Smith. – Watch the video at CapitalFM.com

Kellie Pickler gets personal, but no drama on reality show – Country singer Kellie Pickler is a veteran of reality television after honing her musical and dancing skills on “American Idol” and “Dancing With the Stars,” so she was very careful about agreeing to a new CMT reality show about her marriage to songwriter-producer Kyle Jacobs. “You definitely have to set boundaries from the start with anything you do,” Pickler said of her new show, “I Love Kellie Pickler.” “And keep things sacred for you and your marriage.” “We want to keep it light and positive,” Pickler said in an interview with The Associated Press at her Nashville home during the shooting of the docu-series. “There’s enough darkness out in the world. And there’s enough negativity on television.” “There’s no drama crazy,” Jacobs said. – Read more at Charlotte Observer

“Really? Me, as Shug?” — Why Jennifer Hudson Is Stepping Into a Role (and a Broadway Debut) She Never Imagined – “I was like, ‘If they ever brought Dreamgirls back to Broadway, that would be great to do.’ Obviously that would be the first thing in my mind,” she told Playbill about starring in the John Doyle-directed revival of the musical based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. “But I never would’ve imagined that The Color Purple would be my first. But I think that’s it’s a great, great introduction and a great start to be able to do such an American classic as my entrée to Broadway.” – Read more at Playbill

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‘Dancing With the Stars’: Nick Carter reveals baby’s gender – We now know what the “Backstreet Baby” will be. Live on Monday’s episode of “Dancing With the Stars,” contestant and Backstreet Boy Nick Carter revealed the gender of the baby he and wife Lauren Kitt Carter are expecting next year. The big news came after Carter and dance partner Sharna Burgess’ emotional contemporary performance, which he dedicated to his wife. In the post-performance interview, co-host Erin Andrews announced that the couple would also be learning the sex for the first time. They opened a big silver box with a bow to reveal blue balloons for Baby Boy Carter as the overhead screen read, “It’s a Backstreet Boy!” – Read more at CNN

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