Headlines: James Corden to Host 2017 Grammys

AWARD-WINNING HOST AND PERFORMER JAMES CORDEN OF CBS’S “THE LATE LATE SHOW” TO HOST “THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®” – CBS and The Recording Academy® announced today that James Corden, the Emmy and Tony Award-winning, multi-faceted host of CBS’s THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN, will host THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®, marking his first year as master of ceremonies for Music’s Biggest Night®. The GRAMMY® Awards will be broadcast live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 (8:00-11:30 PM ET/5:00- 8:30 PM PT) on the CBS Television Network. – Read more at CBSExpress

Taylor Hicks: ‘American Idol’ Champ is Connecting History Through Food’ – “Everybody has their own kind of niche as far a food show goes. Well, this food show is different because it really does educate the person. My question to the audience is: Do you know what famous foods come from North Dakota? Do you know what famous foods come from Rhode Island? This type of show truly educates the audience not just about their own particular region that they live in from a food perspective, but also other regions of the country,” Hicks explained. “Not only that, ultimately the goal is to travel to all fifty cities and use it as an educational tool for students. It’s a great way of connecting the history of this country through food.” – Read More at EURWeb

The future of The X Factor is in doubt after disappointing ratings for last night’s grand final – CHANNEL 7 says it won’t make a decision about the future of The X Factor until early next year after disappointing figures for this year’s season. But it is doubtful that Iggy Azalea, Adam Lambert or Mel B would return to the talent show if it goes ahead in 2017. Last night’s X Factor finale, which was won by Isaiah Firebrace and included a performance from Robbie Williams, averaged a tepid 751,000 viewers across the five capital cities. – Read more at AdelaideNow

Iggy Azalea thanks Adam Lambert for X Factor gift – Adam Lambert surprised Iggy Azalea with a necklace after filming wrapped on The X Factor Australia. The pair got close as judges on season eight of the singing contest, with Guy Sebastian and Mel B joining them on the judging panel. Adam’s contestant Isaiah Firebrace was crowned victorious on Monday (21Nov16), but Iggy bears no grudges against her fellow mentor after he surprised her with a necklace in the shape of an Egyptian ankh. – Belfast Telegraph

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