Idol Headlines for 4/15/14

Tonight: The Voice Playoff round concludes with Team Usher. The top 12 will be revealed at 8/7c PM NBC. Next week, the live finals begin. Glee episode “Tested” is all about STDs. It really is! 8/7c PM on FOX.

Clay Aiken Reports Fundraising for North Carolina House Campaign – Clay Aiken, an “American Idol” runner-up and Democratic long-shot running for Congress in North Carolina, reported raising $233,000 in the first quarter of this year. Aiken’s haul includes a $23,000 loan to his campaign, according to his campaign finance report filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission. Aiken reported $125,000 in cash on hand as of March 31. The haul is smaller than expected for a celebrity candidate; they often rake in huge hauls thanks to deep-pocketed Hollywood connections. – Read more at Roll Call

Katharine Mcphee – Katharine Mcphee Keeps Fans Guessing About Marriage With Missing Ring – Actress Katharine Mcphee has kept fans guessing about the state of her union after she was spotted shooting a Tv show on Monday (14Apr14) without her wedding ring. The Smash star made headlines last October (13) when she was snapped kissing Michael Morris, the musical show’s director. It was believed she had quietly separated from husband Nick Cokas earlier in 2013, but reports last month (Mar14) suggested the pair had reunited and were working on their marriage. – Read more at

Brett Davern’s Duet With ‘Faking It’ Star Katie Stevens Will Make You A Tuesday Night Fanatic! – For a while, it seemed reasonable to live by Rebecca Black‘s cardinal rule: gotta get down on Friday! But forget the weekend for a moment, and consider that the real gem of the calendar cycle is T-U-E-S-D-A-Y. In the spirit of ”Awkward” Season 4, which premieres tomorrow at 10/9c, and MTV’s first “Faking It” episode, which will follow the Palos Hills hijinks next Tuesday at 10:30/9:30, two of the shows’ stars have gotten together to sing through their excitement, and in the video below, they’ll have you convinced that the 24 hours between Monday and Wednesday are God’s gift to humanity. – See the Video at MTV

Kellie Pickler overcomes difficult early life to enjoy country-music success – “I think there’s always going to be times where, if anybody is doing good, people are going to try and pull them down,” she says, speaking from her home in Tennessee. “Everyone pays their dues in different ways. When you’re in this business for a while, you’re always going to have to pay your dues. Nothing is going to be handed to you.” – Read more at the Oregonian

BlackBerry presses for immediate halt to Typo keyboards – BlackBerry has asked a California court to immediately block sales of an add-on iPhone keyboard made by Typo, alleging the startup backed by TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest misled the court. BlackBerry won an injunction against Typo at the end of March that is due to take effect once BlackBerry posts a bond with the court, which is due Friday. The money is supposed to cover Typo’s lost profits for the period of the injunction should it end up winning the case. BlackBerry said in a filing last Friday that the injunction is needed now. “Typo has contradicted its prior sworn statements and has significantly changed the way it does business in an attempt to flood the market with infringing keyboards before entry of the injunction,” BlackBerry said in a filing with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. – Read more at PC World

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