Idol Headlines for 3/23/14

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‘Idol’ Candice Glover finds her true voice – A year ago, Candice Glover would have dreaded having to perform during American Idol’s results show, a night where dreams of victory are shattered for the contestant with the fewest votes. But the days of singing for anyone’s vote are behind Glover now. She’s on the Idol stage rehearsing a medley of Cried and Same Kinda Man, taken from her debut album, Music Speaks. A group of decoys, filling in for this year’s finalists, clap after each take as a substitute for host Ryan Seacrest assists her off a raised platform. – Read more at

Drew Carey On ‘Dancing’: It’s Like A Soap Opera! – As a dedicated “Dancing with the Stars” fan for years, Drew Carey knew what he was getting into when he signed on for Season 18 — at least, he thought he did! The actor, who is paired with Cheryl Burke, told Access Hollywood that while performing in front of the crowds is old hat, he wasn’t as prepared as he thought he’d be for the physicality and movement required for the ABC show. “All the technical stuff [is the hardest]– it’s like soap opera land,” Drew told Access’ Shaun Robinson, at his “DWTS” rehearsal with Cheryl in Los Angeles. “I don’t know how soap opera stars do it! It’s like getting a new script every day and having to memorize this new script.” – Read more at Access Hollywood

Dancing with the Stars: What “Mortified” Diana Nyad in Week 1? – Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad made headlines last year when she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the assistance of a shark cage. But, she says, preparing to dance a minute-long foxtrot on the Season 18 premiere of Dancing with the Stars last Monday was just as daunting as gearing up for her multi-day open water feat. – Read more at TV Guide

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