Idol Headlines for 2/24/14

The Voice 6 premieres tonight on NBC at 8/7c! Please welcome our new recappers, Adam, who will live blog on Mondays and Sarah on Tuesdays. Shakira and Usher will once again join Blake Shelton and Adam Levine on the coaches panel.

The Bachelor is winding down with a two part episode airing tonight at 8/7c pm on ABC and tomorrow night at 8 pm. Juan Pablo visits the hometowns of the Final Four. Tears and drama, of course, ensue.

American Idol alum, Danny Noriega, will be a contestant on the new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. As Adore, Danny actually sings live, rather than lipsyncing. So tune in for that! Adam Lambert is set as a guest judge. 8/7c pm on Logo TV.

Oscar producers have Announced Full List of Presenters for Sunday’s telecast: BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron today announced the complete slate of stars who will present Oscars at the ceremony. The Oscars®, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air on Oscar Sunday, March 2, live on ABC.The presenters, including several past Oscar winners and nominees, will be: – Read more at

‘The Voice’ coaches are tight but tenacious – LOS ANGELES – As Usher critiques a Voice singer, praising her power but worrying about her confidence, her team coach Shakira interrupts to defend. “You’re bringing down my girls,” she says. “You’re being super-negative.” The coaches are ultra-competitive as the hit singing competition tapes a battle round for its sixth season (NBC, beginning Monday, 8 p.m. ET/PT). With last spring’s cycle under their belts, Shakira and Usher now have experience facing perennials Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. – Read more at The Voice

The Voice Winner Tessanne Chin Sums Up Adam Levine in 3 Words – Before a new crop of hopefuls takes their turn at glory, we asked last season’s big winner, soulful singer Tessanne Chin, to dole out her best advice to the new contestants—which you can watch in the exclusive video below. The biggest takeaway? “Stay in the moment!” she says. – Read more at Parade


The Top 13 and judges talk about the upcoming competition after last Thursday’s party.

Ryan Seacrest, Harry Connick Jr. talk on the ‘American Idol’ Top 13 blue carpet

Jordin Sparks: Going without makeup made me more confident – When I participated in no makeup week with the TODAY Show, it wasn’t hard for me because I am completely comfortable without makeup. If my face breaks out, then I’m a little more aware. Luckily, I didn’t have a break out that week. When I went out without makeup, there were a few people who recognized me. They treated me just the same — some asked for pictures and some just wanted to say hello. And I did get compliments like, “You are so gorgeous in person!” or “You don’t even need any makeup. You’re lucky.” But it was tough trying to find paparazzi. I mean really, the moment I actually want them to take a pic, they are nowhere to be found! Ha ha! – Read more at Today

Glee Star Kevin McHale Joins Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates in “Boychoir” – Kevin McHale, 25, has landed a role alongside Dustin Hoffman, Sissy Spacek and Kathy Bates in François Girard‘s “Boychoir,” it was announced today. “Boychoir” follows Stet (newcomer Garrett Wareing), a troubled 11-year-old boy from Texas who enrols in the American Boychoir School after the death of his single mother. He finds himself “in a battle of wills” with the school choir’s demanding music director (Hoffman), who pushes him to “discover his creative heart and soul in music.” – Read more at Up and Comers

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