Tonight, The American Idol 13 Top 5 perform songs YOU chose for them via twitter! The finalists will sing two songs chosen from a list of contenders. FOX 8/7c. Survivor continues on CBS 8/7c. Nashville returns to ABC at 10/9 pm.
‘Idol’ winner Glover to help reopen Washington Monument – WASHINGTON — “American Idol” winner Candice Glover will help reopen the Washington Monument, which has been closed since a 2011 earthquake. Organizers say the R&B singer will join the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, U.S. Navy Band and boy and girl choristers of the Washington National Cathedral Choir for the May 12 re-opening ceremony. Glover will sing “America, the Beautiful.” The “Today” show’s Al Roker will host the event. – Read more at Group State
Kellie Pickler, Danielle Bradbery, Swon Bros, Cassadee Pope, David Nail and more to play Riverfront Stage at CMA Fest
Carrie Underwood – Time 100
Carrie was honored last night as one of Time’s 100 most influential people. She also performed at the ceremony. Check out these photos, and a two minute film from the event.
Jordin Sparks is leggy in bright orange frock and pink heels at premiere of film Mom’s Night Out – She won American Idol at the tender age of 17. Fast forward seven years, and Jordin Sparks is the picture of sophistication. The 24-year-old hit a fashion high note in a vibrant orange frock paired with pink heels at the premiere of Mom’s Might Out in Los Angeles on Tuesday. – See the photos at The Daily Mail
How Paralympian Amy Purdy Dances Like a Star – Olympian Amy Purdy might win this season of ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ and she’s a double amputee. The technology that keeps her twirling and dipping is nothing short of incredible. What Purdy was wearing in that dance weren’t feet designed for dancing at all. They’re actually feet designed for swimming, made by a company called Freedom Innovations. The feet have two settings, flat and flexed, so that amputees can walk along the beach, get into the water, and then flex the foot to an angle to swim. No one has ever danced on them, like Purdy did, but when she came to Freedom Innovations and asked for feet she could use to stand on her toes, the company had to think fast. – Read more at The Daily Beast