Idol Headlines for 1/22/14 – The Evening Edition

Daughtry, Jennifer Hudson Signed To Play Carnival Ships – Billed as an industry first, the new Carnival LIVE Concert Series will include nearly 50 performances by such entertainers as 38 Special, Chicago, Foreigner, Jennifer Hudson, Jewel and LeAnn Rimes. Also scheduled to entertain Carnival passengers as part of the new program are Martina McBride, Daughtry, Gavin DeGraw, Olivia Newton-John, REO Speedwagon, Kansas, Lady Antebellum, STYX and Trace Adkins. Carnival says the concerts will take place starting in April on eight ships that dock in Cozumel, Mexico; Nassau, Bahamas; and Catalina Island, Calif. The artists will join the ships in the ports, perform in the main show lounge and then debark before the ships set sail.- Trace Adkins left a cruise recently to enter re-hab after an altercation with an “impersonator”USA Today

Simon Cowell’s company criticised for advertising for unpaid interns – Simon Cowell’s company Syco has been criticised after advertising for unpaid interns to work on one of its digital business ventures.
The advert, posted on Facebook by one of Syco’s employees, sought “keen as mustard new interns” to work for You Generation, a global online video auditions platform run jointly by Syco, YouTube and Sony. The Facebook post, brought to light by the careers advice website Graduate Fog, said Syco “can pay expenses, with a lunch allowance” and that the internships were a “great chance for people wanting to gain experience”. The advert was withdrawn just four days later. – The Guardian

Stupid Questions: ‘Idol’ judge Harry Connick Jr. on J.Lo’s third arm, Keith Urban’s fake accent, and laser dolphins – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Sing me a song about how Idol is going to have a big comeback year. And make it something that really swings. ARRY CONNICK JR.: I think I could do more of a hip-hop thing: I don’t drink/but if I had a beer/I’d tell you what/Idol‘s great this year/I’d drink some whiskey/I’d drink some wine/but by this time/I’d done run out of time. That’s just off the top of your head? Well, the middle of my head, where my mouth is. But I am doing a movie with a dolphin who has a hole on the top of her head. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Sesame Street: One Direction What Makes “U” Useful (What Makes You Beautiful Parody)

This is just a preview. It’s so cute!

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