Idol Headlines for 11/2/13

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CHRISTINA AGUILERA TO PERFORM WITH FLO RIDA AND A GREAT BIG WORLD ON LIVE NOV. 4-5 EPISODES OF ‘THE VOICE’ – UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — November 1, 2013 — “The Voice” coach Christina Aguilera will be performing live on the Nov. 4-5 telecasts of NBC’s highly rated and Emmy Award-winning musical-competition series. On the Nov. 4 show, Aguilera and Flo Rida will duet on “How I Feel,” which is the first official single from his upcoming fifth studio album entitled “The Perfect 10.” The following night, Aguilera and A Great Big World will team on “Say Something.” In addition, singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will perform the single “Brave,” from her album “The Blessed Unrest,” on the Nov. 12 episode of “The Voice.” Team Adam and Team Blake are performing on the Nov. 4 telecast while Team Christina and Team CeeLo will hit the stage on Nov. 5. – Read more at NBC

Adam Lambert talks ‘Glee,’ new music project, Freddie Mercury – Adam Lambert has a whole lot shaking with his career these days. But first up: the 31-year-old American Idol standout is taking some care of business close to his heart. The Grammy nominee will perform at the 19th Annual InterContinental Miami Make-A-Wish ball. In its 18-year history, the event has raised more than $12.3 million, enough to grant wishes for 2,620 children with life-threatening medical conditions. “I’ve been aware of Make-A-Wish for a long time and have granted a few wishes myself,” said Lambert by phone from Los Angeles. “I love the organization, it’s so hopeful. So I jumped at the chance.” – Read more at Miami Herald

Seafood Festival headliner prepares for fourth album – APALACHICOLA — Country music artist Kellie Pickler has a pretty good idea of the woman she is. A happily married rising star counting down to the Nov. 11 release of her fourth studio album, “The Woman I Am,” Pickler reflected lightheartedly this week on her life these days — about the man by her side, the “children” she’s raising and how it’s all come together for the small town North Carolina beauty queen. She’s waltzed to worldwide television fame through “American Idol” and “Dancing with the Stars,” to a critically acclaimed third album that has her compared to a blossoming version of country music’s soulful greats. “I kind of have kids; they’re called my band,” she joked Monday afternoon during a telephone interview from New York City, where she was on a radio tour promoting her upcoming release. – Read more at News Herald

‘American Idol’ finalist Jason Castro enjoys faith connection as his music career blossoms – MCALESTER — With his distinctive dreadlocks and laid-back style, Jason Castro has been embraced by fans of contemporary Christian music. Castro, 26, said the Christian music scene is a natural fit for him since he was raised in the church and played music with his father, who led worship. Castro, of Dallas, will bring his particular blend of music to McAlester as part of Matthew West’s “Into the Light” concert set for Thursday at the Ryan McAfee Memorial Southeast Expo Center. – Read more at News OK

Javier Colon, a Voice with Soul and Humility – While Colon’s career is over a decade long, it was in 2011 that he captured the hearts of over 13 million NBC viewers who selected him as “The Voice.” “I try to write about stuff that pertains to me,” Colon said. “I write a lot about my family, and a lot about things that affect all of us. And by writing these songs, it affects me too. It can be a very emotional experience, a very draining experience, because I write stuff that’s very close to home.” – Read more at

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Beth Behrs, Darren Criss, and more to announce the official People’s Choice Awards nominees LIVE on Tuesday – Now that you’re done voting for the potential People’s Choice Awards nominees, it’s time to start anticipating which contenders will actually make it on to the ballot. The official nominees will be announced at a star-studded press conference on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Los Angeles. The event will be streamed live on the homepage starting at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET. Presenters — including 2 Broke Girls star Beth Behrs, Hart of Dixie’s Rachel Bilson, singer Ciara, Glee’s Darren Criss, and Mom’s Allison Janney — will be on hand to announce the top vote-getters in each category. – Read more at Peoples Choice

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