Headlines: Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Play Aretha

Tonight, it’s the America’s Got Talent Quarterfinals Week 2. Watch, vote and follow our Live Blog! Eric will be stepping in for Adam, who is attending the live show at Radio City. 8/7c PM NBC.

Jennifer Hudson in Talks to Play Aretha Franklin for ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Producer – American Idol season 3 alum, Jennifer Hudson is in talks to play Aretha Franklin in a biopic that Straight Outta Compton producer Scott Bernstein is developing. JHud has not been officially cast as there is no deal in place, but a rep has confirmed conversations have taken place. – Read more at The Wrap

Raleigh “Idol” Scotty McCreery shares city hot spots with CNN

American Idol season 11 winner, Scotty McCreery, toured Raleigh for CNN. Click to watch

J.Lo Dishes on Turning 46, ‘Idol,’ and Her Las Vegas Residency – “It has made such a mark and left such a lasting impression about dreams and opportunities. You see how people want something better and strive to go after their dreams. It’s just touched America in a way that I don’t think they’ll ever forget,” Jlo said reflecting on the last season of American Idol. – Watch the Video at Extra TV.

Karina Smirnoff is returning to Dancing with the Stars – Pro dancers, Karina Smirnoff, Witney Carson and Chmerkovskiy are returning to DWTS, according to Entertainment Weekly. The full list of pro dancers will be revealed on Good Morning America tomorrow morning. Dancing with the Stars returns Sept. 14 on ABC. – Read more at EW.com

DWTS Judge Julianne Hough is Engaged – Dancing with the Stars pro-turned-judge, Julianne Hough, announced her engagement to NHL hockey player Brooks Laich, via Instagram. She was once engaged to country star, Chuck Wicks, and dated Idol host, Ryan Seacrest. Maybe Julieanne has finally found THE ONE!

We are overwhelmed with joy and excitement to share with you our recent engagement! #fiancé #love

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