Idol Headlines for 12/14/13

Broadway Q&A: Fantasia Barrino on sexy jazz and learning to tap dance in ‘After Midnight’ – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: What do you love about this show and what gets you excited when you think about what you’re a part of? FANTASIA BARRINO: I love everything about this show, let me say that. Everything! The dancers, Dormeshia [Sumbry-Edwards] and Jared [Grimes]; the simple things like “Creole Love Call,” how beautiful that is. It has no words but just hearing [Carmen Ruby Floyd] sing it gave me so many different emotions. I was like that the entire play! – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Ruben Studdard On Weight Loss, New Music: I Wasn’t ‘Mature Enough’ For Success When I Won Idol – And Ruben’s working hard on his music as well, with his sixth studio album on the way — a David Foster-produced love songs records. Though he won “Idol” in 2003, Ruben said he’s happy his career is beginning to take off now. “I’m so glad that it’s happening right now because everything happens for a reason, and I wasn’t mature enough when I won ‘American Idol’ to understand what everybody that voted for me wanted me to be,” he said. “You have to give the people what they want.” – Read more at Access Hollywood

‘Voice’ Castoff James Wolpert Places His Bet On Tessanne Chin – “It was very strange,” Wolpert said of his bond with Levine. “I didn’t expect it to be a friendship and it turned out to be one, I think. I don’t want to be too quick in assuming this but Adam respects where I’m coming from musically and I do in return.” As for his finale pick, both he and Vosbury are putting their eggs in Tessanne Chin’s basket. – Read more at

The X Factor 3 Top 3 Press Conference – Judges & Contestants

Glee’s Chris Colfer Sells Laurel Canyon Home For $945,000 – Glee crooner Chris Colfer has something to sing about – he just sold his home in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles for $945,000. Purchased on March 3, 2011 for $860,000, property records show that the 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom, 2,462 square foot home just sold on December 5, 2013. He originally listed it in September 2013 with the overly optimistic asking price of $1,150,000. –

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