Headlines: Paula & Randy Spill on Returning to Idol

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Justin Bieber Cancels ‘Late Show’ and Thanksgiving Day Parade Appearances for Personal Reasons – Production sources tell ET that the 21-year-old pop star was scheduled to shoot his parade performance on Tuesday evening in New York City after appearing on The Late Show, but abruptly canceled both for undisclosed personal reasons. The singer tweeted apologies, “”My apologies to @colbertlateshow as I won’t be able to make it to NYC tomorrow for the show,” the “Sorry” singer socialed on Tuesday. “I look forward to making it up to you soon.” – Read more at Entertainment Tonight

Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson Spill on Returning For ‘American Idol’s’ Farewell Season – “You’ll see me there somewhere, yeah,” Jackson teased at the All-Star Dog Rescue Celebration on Saturday. “[I’m] sad that it’s ending but what a great run. 15 years! Oh my God! Whoa! The best ever!” Abdul was similarly coy when asked at the same event whether she’d be back on the show this season. “I’m always last to find out if the rumors are true, but I’m sure I’ll find out,” she said. “I’m very grateful for the amazing time that I had. I was there for almost a decade when you think about it — eight seasons, nine years. I’m just really proud to be a part of something that made history and changed the face of television as we know it today.” – Read more at Entertainment Tonight

Carrie Underwood Talks Digital Downloads vs. Physical CDs at 2015 AMAs – Carrie Underwood was honored as favorite female artist – country at Sunday’s American Music Awards and made the case backstage for “more women in music, in country music specifically,” when pressed about the seemingly great year that Underwood and some fellow female artists have had. “There’s so many talented women out there that are strong and amazing and great writers, great singers, great musicians. There just needs to be more of us I think, because we’re awesome!” Underwood laughed. – See the Video at Billboard

Andy Grammer Returns for “DWTS” Finale Tonight, Says Competing on Show Was “Personally Fantastic” – While he and his partner Alison Holker were voted off ABC’s Dancing with the Stars several weeks ago, Andy Grammer will return tonight for the show’s big finale, when we’ll find out who’ll win the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy. Andy says his experience on the show was “personally fantastic” because it not only earned him new fans, but it helped him grieve the loss of his beloved mother. “You know, I did it for my mom,” Andy says of his Dancing with the Stars stint. “My mom passed away about six years ago and she loved dance. So when they asked me to be a part of Dancing with the Stars, I was like, I’m doing this for my mom. I dedicated it to her, I did a bunch of dances that were like for her, and so the biggest takeaway was just kind of like getting through some of that grief.” – Read more at ABC News Radio

‘Dancing With the Stars’ Producer Teases Season 21 Finale, Casting Challenges – How have you felt about Season 21 so far? It’s been good. From a production point of view, it’s been tough. Because for the first time ever in 21 seasons, we’ve had two people eventually drop out because of an illness. We’ve had Kim Zolciak and then later on we had Tamar Braxton … You don’t really know what’s going on. You’re kind of relying on information that’s usually coming through an agent or manager. You’re never quite sure what’s going on, and you’re supposed to be making judgement calls on this from a distance. – Read more at The Wrap

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