Idol Headlines for 2/16/14

Kellie Pickler will be signing copies of her new album, THE WOMAN I AM, in The Opry Shop before performing at the Grand Ole Opry on February 21 along with Lucy Hale, Lennon and Maisy and More. Via

Scotty McCreery, Eric Paslay travel different paths to success – For those who think winning “American Idol” is the easy way into the music business, Scotty McCreery invites them to do what he has done. He said the show was grueling for more than four months. His mandatory run on the subsequent “American Idol” tour kept him from devoting attention to his first album “Clear As Day.” And while that album sold more than 1 million copies, it was recorded in various studios in multiple states between shows and failed to produce a Top 10 hit. While he walked away with a record deal, it was a contract with a stigma — that he had to win a favor on national television to get Music Row’s attention. – Read more at

Shakira Shares Details of Song With Blake Shelton – Latin singer Shakira is revealing more details about her upcoming duet with her fellow judge on ‘The Voice,’ Blake Shelton. “That was awesome,” the songstress tells Ryan Seacrest. “We just [recorded it] — it’s a country, folk song … I kind of directed him. I wrote the song with some people from Nashville and I sent it to him and I was super-nervous. I was like, ‘Oh my god. What’s he going to think?’ And he loved it. He said, ‘Wow! This is exactly what you were talking about. I love this song.’” – Read more at The Boot

Derek Hough: “It Was an Honor” to Work on Meryl Davis and Charlie White’s Olympic Routine – Derek Hough is going from Dancing with the Stars to ice dancing with Olympians. The five-time Dancing champ won’t be at the Winter Olympics, but his presence will be felt when Meryl Davis and Charlie White take to the ice Sunday. Along with the two-time world champs and six-time U.S. champs’ coach Marina Zoueva, Hough worked on the pair’s quickstep and foxtrot in their My Fair Lady-themed short dance that has helped them remain undefeated this season (they haven’t lost in 22 months). – Read more at TV Guide

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