Idol Headlines for 12/10/13

Two contestants will leave The Voice tonight. Plus, Michelle Chamuel, Danielle Bradbery, The Swon Brothers and Cassadee Pope return to perform!

The Biggest Loser continues at 8/7c PM on NBC.

The American Country Awards air LIVE on FOX at 8 pm. Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina appear. Kellie Pickler will perform. Trace Adkins and Danica Patrick co-host.

The Sing-Off winners, Pentatonix, appear on Conan. TBS 11/10c pm.

Ruben Studdard appears on The Wendy Williams Show. Check your local listings.

‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’: Ariana Grande, The Fray, Capital Cities, and Daughtry set to perform – EW has learned exclusively that ABC has added four performers to the roster for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2014. Capital Cities, Daughtry, Ariana Grande, and The Fray are all hitting the stage at the West Coast party, which will be hosted by Fergie. Performances aren’t live, and often air after midnightEntertainment Weekly

The Voice’s Tessanne Chin Opens Up About the Loss That Almost “Sidelined” Her – “I was in his kitchen when [Adam] told me the song, and I was like, ‘What about this song?’ and he just gets this look where you know there’s no arguing,” Tessanne explained. “When he sets on, you just know. I was like OK. I tried a little bit of it in the kitchen and he was like, ‘ Tess, this is the song.'” But between that moment in Adam’s kitchen and rehearsals, Tessanne said she “found out some very sad news” from her sister. “I got a text from my sister…we lost someone we know,” she revealed. “It just kind of sidelined me.” – Read more at EOnline

‘The Voice”s James Wolpert stars in short film – They’re feedback for a short film – “The Perils of Growing Up Flat-Chested” by Yulin Kuang, which was posted on YouTube Nov. 26, 2013. The film features original music by Wolpert, who also acts as the film’s main character’s love interest. “It was great,” he said of the experience. “It was super fun, really low pressure – not a super high budget thing. It was just a chance for me to sit down with some of my friends, peers and classmates and make something cute and fun.”

Read more at PennLive

‘X Factor”s Alex & Sierra Talk ‘Say Something’ Cover, Potential Future Collaborations – For “X Factor” contestants Alex & Sierra, appearing on the Billboard charts has been a longtime dream. Now, that dream could finally come true. The duo, currently appearing on the U.S. singing competition’s third season as finalists, is riding the high of their cover of A Great Big World’s “Say Something,” performed on the show last week. Upon its release, the version shot to No. 1 on the iTunes Singles chart, and after overall sales numbers are tallied, the song could debut somewhere on the Billboard charts this week. – Read more at Billboard

Ruben Studdard drops 112 pounds during ‘amazing’ ‘Biggest Loser’ journey

“It was really time for me to make a change,” he said. “I was about to turn 35, and I was just afraid that some of the things that affected some people that are really close to me would affect me. I most definitely don’t want to leave here early from things that I can prevent.”

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