Idol Headlines for 4/9/14

Tonight, the American Idol Top 8 will tackle the 80s, with David Cook on board as mentor! 8/7c PM FOX. Survivor continues the battle between Brains Brawn and Beauty at 8/7c PM CBS and Nashville airs on NBC a 10/9c pm.

Phillip Phillips Appears on the Spiderman 2 Soundtrack – Zimmer’s aforementioned score has been produced in collaboration with a bespoke collective, the Magnificent Six, that includes ubiquitous hitmaker Pharrell Williams; electronic flourishes abound, though the film remains sonically unsurprising. Tellingly, when Webb decides to introduce a little acoustic earnestness to the soundtrack, it’s with a guitar ballad from “American Idol” champ Phillip Phillips; it may name Oscorp the enemy, but this franchise remains corporate to the core. – Read more at Variety

McDonald’s recruits Chris Daughtry, Wayne Brady for global competition – McDonald’s has recruited multi-platinum recording artist Chris Daughtry and entertainer Wayne Brady to join the company for its fifth biennial “Voice of McDonald’s” global singing competition. The competition is part of the brand’s global convention in Orlando, Fla., scheduled for later this month. According to a news release, 16 global semi-finalists were selected from a field of nearly 58,000 restaurant employees representing 63 countries competing for the “Voice of McDonald’s” title in Orlando and a $25,000 grand prize. – Read more at QRS

Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo Get Cozy at L.A. Listening Party – They didn’t seem to “Talk Dirty,” but Jordin Sparks and Jason Derulo certainly looked intimate at a listening party for Derulo’s new album Monday night.Clad in a sexy black Marciano jumpsuit, Manolo Blahnik heels and a big smile, Sparks stayed close to her man as Derulo introduced the songs on “Talk Dirty” to the crowd at 1Oak in Los Angeles. “I’m so proud of my baby and what he’s accomplished,” Sparks, 24, tells PEOPLE. “I’ve been with him every step of the way and I’m so proud to be here tonight.” – Read more at

PHOTOS: Out Director Roland Emmerich Throws Star-Studded Benefit for Pussy Riot – “I’m honored to be here,” Colfer said. “I feel like it’s so rare that we get invitations in L.A. to events that support something that carries this much weight and global importance. I’m honestly star-struck by [Tolokonnikova and Alyokhina] because I know I wouldn’t have the courage to do what they’ve done.” – See the Photos at The AdvocateTo see completely insane fangirls in action, read the comments o_O

Jason Aldean, Former Mistress Brittany Kerr Grab Dinner After 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards – Still going strong! Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr, the woman he was caught cheating on his wife with back in 2012, grabbed a bite to eat following the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 6, an insider tells Us Weekly. The couple, however, kept a low profile and opted out of walking the red carpet together at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. “She didn’t come to the show,” the source tells Us. “They had dinner at Stripsteak at Mandalay Bay after and then gambled,” the source adds. Instead, Aldean — who took home Male Vocalist of the Year — sat with his manager during the show. – Read more at US Magazine

About mj santilli 33333 Articles
Founder and editor of, home of the awesomest fan community on the net. I love cheesy singing shows of all kinds, whether reality or scripted. I adore American Idol, but also love The Voice, Glee, X Factor and more!