Idol Headlines for 4/24/14

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‘Jem and the Holograms’ Finds Its Stars (Exclusive) – In her first major film role, Nashville actress Aubrey Peeples has been cast as the lead, Jem, in the live-action Jem and the Holograms film, which is being directed by Jon M. Chu. The Holograms have also been cast: Stefanie Scott, who starred on Disney’s A.N.T. Farm, will play Jem’s sister, Kimber; Pretty Little Liars actress Aurora Perrineau will play Shana; and The Fosters’ Hayley Kiyoko has been cast as Aja. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

RISING BRITISH BAND RIXTON TO PERFORM ON MONDAY, APRIL 28 LIVE TELECAST OF ‘THE VOICE’ – British pop/rock/r&b band Rixton will perform live on the Monday, April 28 telecast of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” Coaches Shakira and Usher will perform a song with their respective teams on the Tuesday show. The four-man band — Jake Roche, Danny Wilkin, Charley Bagnall and Lewi Morgan — hail from Manchester, England. The group made its U.S. debut with its current EP, “Me and My Broken Heart,” and will sing the album’s title song on “The Voice.” – Read more at NBC

RICKY MARTIN TO PERFORM AND GUEST JUDGE DURING “LATIN NIGHT” ON “DANCING WITH THE STARS,” MONDAY, APRIL 28 – “Episode 1807” – Grammy® winner Ricky Martin joins “Dancing with the Stars” for “Latin Night” MONDAY, APRIL 28 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Martin kicks-off the night with a show-stopping opening performance of his 2014 World Cup song “Vida” accompanied by the Pro Dancers. He will then join Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba as a guest judge for the evening. Each couple will perform an individual dance to a song with a Latin theme. Additionally, the competition will include two Latin inspired team dances. At the end of the night, one couple will face elimination. – Read more at ABC

‘The Voice’ Winner Singing At National Memorial Day Concert – The 2013 winner of TV’s “The Voice” will perform at this year’s National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in Washington. Organizers are announcing plans Thursday for the Memorial Day festivities on May 25. The lineup this year includes Colin Powell along with Danielle Bradbery from “The Voice.” Other entertainers performing include actress Dianne Wiest, Broadway star Megan Hilty, bandleader Doc Severinsen and singers Jackie Evancho and Anthony Kearns. They will perform with the National Symphony Orchestra. – Read more at

How did Sam Woolf and Caleb Johnson celebrate their birthdays? – When Zap2it spoke to Johnson after the show, he hadn’t yet figured out what he was going to do to celebrate. “We have to do the roundtable dinner thing so hopefully they’ll set up hookers or something,” he jokes to a small group of reporters. Just kidding — Alex Preston reveals the far less rock and roll true plans for the night. “I think his mom’s going to make us dinner and I don’t know what else we’re going to do,” he says. “We’re probably going to chill and play X-Box or something.” – Read more at Zap2it

‘American Idol’ Finalist Sam Woolf Rejects ‘Heartthrob’ Status: ‘It’s Weird’ – ‘I just don’t think I was placed under that category before this competition, so I don’t think I should be placed under it now,” he told reporters of the heartthrob title. “It’s weird.” Weirdness aside, the fan favorite is happy to be flying solo after turning 18. His grandparents have since returned home and Dexter Roberts’ former roommate Harris has moved in. “He’s awesome,” Woolf says of his new roomie.So how did Woolf ring in his big day? “Cupcakes,” he says (vanilla is his favorite) and a special gift via snail mail. “A fan sent me a hat,” he revealed. “Someone gave me a hat in the mail.” – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Hollie Cavanagh and Jessica Sanchez attend Brit Week

Hollie tweets, “Thanks for being my hot date for the night boo”


The Swon Brothers Discuss Going to College With Carrie Underwood [Watch] – “We were in this country music show that the college put on, and we did it for credit,” he explains. However, he really got to know her — or at least her culinary tastes — when they attended a country music theater class together. “The class was so small,” Zach recalls. “It was a night class and there was probably only eight people in it.” Since the class happened every Tuesday night, one person had to cook for the whole class, or pick up dinner. “Carrie worked at a place called Sam and Ella’s Pizza, and it was awesome; it was right there by campus. So … every time it was her turn, that’s what she would bring into the class.” – Read more at Taste of Country

Watch Highlights of Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young in SAMSON & DELILAH at 54 Below! – 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, recently featured Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young in “Samson & Delilah, A Love Story”- an evening of songs from the Broadway Records album containing songs from the forthcoming new musical Samson & Delilah, music and lyrics by Ron Yatter. The songs are a unique blend of legit theater and pop/rock. The show is a new telling of the epic, tragic love story of the biblical couple from different cultures. Delilah, the beautiful young Philistine, falls in love with the mighty Samson. When she betrays him it’s over misguided jealousy. She realizes her tragic mistake and they reconcile. – Watch at Broadway

Simon Cowell “Loves” Fatherhood With “Dream Baby” Eric, Says Ex-Girlfriend Terri Seymour – “He’s great actually,” Seymour told Us of Cowell at the 8th Annual Britweek Launch Party in Hancock Park, London. “I mean he hasn’t changed his lifestyle because—Simon wouldn’t,” the Extra correspondent, who still remains close friends with Cowell, added of the busy Britain’s Got Talent judge. “But he’s very good. He’d never even held a baby before, so he was like, ‘How do you hold a baby?’ You have to remind him every now and then about the head… But he’s really good and he loves it.” – Read more at US

‘Survivor: Cagayan’: Jeff Probst on keeping sneaky moves secret – Ah the magic of stellar producing by our crews in the field. It’s one of the questions most asked by contestants before the game begins — “Won’t the camera that’s following me give away what I’m doing?” To give some context, we have as many as five cameras at camp at any given time and the key to never giving away anything is that we shoot everything! So you have no idea if what we’re shooting is important or not. We have more footage of people talking about their mom’s favorite recipe for banana bread than we do strategy talk about the game! – Read more at US Magazine

‘Icy’ Lea Michele and Naya Rivera hate each other – “Glee” fans shouldn’t expect any duets from Lea Michele and Naya Rivera during the show’s sixth and final season.
A confrontation on April 15 between the two actresses was just the latest episode in a never-ending feud, reports Us Weekly. “They’re always icy to each other,” an unnamed source told the magazine. “Naya is jealous that Lea is the show’s main star.” – US Weekly

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