Idol Headlines for 9/4/13

Tonight, on Big Brother 15. Who wins the Power of Veto? Who’ll be put up on the block? Find out at 8/7c pm CBS.

America’s Got Talent semi-final results at 9/8c pm. Fall Out Boy performs.

Fantasia Prepares for Broadway Under Watchful Eye – The first rehearsal of Fantasia Barrino’s upcoming Broadway show was, to be fair, a little rough. No sooner had the “American Idol” and Grammy Award winner opened her mouth to sing “I Can’t Give You Anything but Love” than she was gently stopped, mid-phrase. The man asking her to stop? Nine-time Grammy winner Wynton Marsalis. “That was very good,” he told her. “I just want you to concentrate and do it again. Let your instincts take over.” – Read more at ABC News

Carrie Underwood Tackles NFL Anthem–and ‘The Sound of Music’ – When it comes to vocal stamina, Carrie Underwood “isn’t worried” about her coming role as Maria in NBC‘s “The Sound of Music.” A three-hour live event, Underwood told the Journal that she’s not planning any warm-ups, but will approach the role as she does her concerts, “except memorizing the lines and the acting part, that’s really scary,” she said, adding “I sing a lot of really hard songs in my concerts.” – Read more at

REP: Carrie Underwood Kickoff Special webisode – Grammy Award-winning musician Carrie Underwood joins “The Rich Eisen Kickoff Special” to discuss some her fondest football memories and what it’s like to be the new voice behind the opening theme song for “NBC Sunday Night Football.” – See the Video at

Mandisa Thankful Simon Mocked Her Weight on ‘Idol’ – “My journey with my weight has been publicized. The moment that Simon Cowell made fun of me on national television, the world was talking about my weight,” the Season 5 alum said. “While I hated it then, I look back now, having lost 100 pounds, and I’m so thankful that that happened. I’m thankful that Simon did that.”

Read more at ETOnline

Jennifer Hudson Talks Winnie and New Music

Demi Lovato Talks ‘X Factor,’ ‘Glee’ … and Wilmer Valderrama – Demi admits she came back for another season because: “I had so much fun last year and I learned so much and it really made me want to work harder as an artist and I got great feedback last year, so I thought why not do it again this year.”


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