Idol Headlines for 10/29/13

It’s reality singing competition overload tonight! The Voice 5 Knockout rounds conclude with a 2 hour show beginning at 9/8c PM on NBC and The X Factor LIVE shows begin on FOX at 8/7c pm. X Factor is off it’s usual Wednesday/Thursday schedule this week due to the World Series.

Big Brother, featuring Ruben Studdard, airs tonight at 8/7c PM on NBC. The contestants will bid on gym equipment in a first ever auction, and enjoy emotional reunions with their families via SKYPE. More info HERE.

Blake Lewis Annuonces New Music – Very excited to announce that my collaboration with RA Scion is coming out this Thursday on Halloween. The last time I was home in WA we wrote a single called On Saturnalia Eve, featured on his 8th LP called The Sickle and The Sword. Produced by Rodney Hazard and record by Geoff Ott at London Bridge Studios. So stoked for you to hear this magic. – Facebook

Angie Miller of ‘American Idol’ to perform on Salem Common Halloween night – SALEM — Local favorite and “American Idol” top-three contestant Angie Miller of Beverly will play on the Salem Common along with her brother’s band Exiting the Fall on Halloween night at 7 p.m. The concert is free and open to all. – Read more at Wicked Local

Star-Studded Line Up Set to Perform at T.J. Martell Foundation’s Family Day LA Including Karmin, Jessica Sanchez, Megan Nicole & Cimorelli, and Hosted by Disney’s Laura Marano & Coco Jones – LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, November 10, an all-star lineup will take the stage to perform at the T.J. Martell Foundation’s 5th Annual Family Day LA including Award-winning pop duo Karmin, international recording artist and American Idol finalist Jessica Sanchez, new rising pop star Megan Nicole and Universal’s girl group Cimorelli. Laura Marano, singer/songwriter, UNICEF Ambassador, and star of Disney’s Austin & Ally will host the family day affair alongside Disney star and Hollywood Records recording artist Coco Jones in an effort to raise funds for leukemia, cancer and AIDS research. Family Day kicks off at 12p.m. and runs until 4p.m. on the CBS Studio Center Back Lot in Studio City. – Read more at Globe Newswire

“America Idol” singers perform at John Moores’ wedding – An all-star cast took the reception stage at John Moores’ wedding to physician Dianne Rosenberg Saturday in Rancho Santa Fe. The lineup was led by multiple Grammy-winning singer/songwriter David Foster, head of Verve Music Group. Jessica Sanchez, last year’s “American Idol” runner-up from Chula Vista, got a standing ovation with a spine-tingling rendition of “I Have Nothing,” which she had sung in the “Idol” finals. R&B and gospel singer Ruben Studdard, who won season two of “Idol,” also performed, as did Canadian quartet, The Tenors. – Read more at UT San Diego

Kelly Clarkson is getting us in the Christmas spirit. – The singer, who recently wed her beau Brandon Blackstock, is officially kicking off the holiday season with the release of her Christmas album Wrapped In Red today. Kelly tells On Air with Ryan Seacrest: “My favorite classic is ‘Run Run Rudolph.’” Explaining, “just because it got to be a little more rock and roll. The producer, Greg, he did not see that coming.” – Read more at

Amazing Race’s Brandon and Adam: It Made Sense to Change Detours – For the second straight Amazing Race elimination, a team went from first to worst. BFFs and beard aficionados Brandon and Adam got the boot after getting U-Turned by the Afghanimals Leo and Jamal, who were U-Turned themselves, and struggled at the Neptune statue-posing Detour, not once, but twice. “After we won last week, everybody was excited and psyched. All week I knew it was coming, like, ‘Yeah, I’m going to lose!'” Brandon tells “But once it actually happened, I was able to talk to the people watching with me and it wasn’t so bad. It happened a while ago, so we’ve gotten over it.” But do they think they would have avoided getting U-Turned had they not left the statue Detour in the first place? Find out below. – Read more at TV Guide

Snooki on Her DWTS Exit: ‘I Just Wasn’t Ready to Go Yet’ – As hard as it was to accept, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi tried to look on the bright side after her surprising elimination Monday from Dancing with the Stars. “I’m happy and I’m grateful,” she told PEOPLE backstage. “The show showed a different side of me, the mother side of me. And this whole experience has been so amazing. Everybody on the show is so amazing. I love them.” But the disappointment was evident, as she began to get choked up. “I’m really sad to say goodbye to everybody,” the Jersey Shore star, 25, admitted. “I just wasn’t ready to go yet.” – Read more at People

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