Idol Headlines for 02/07/12 – The Evening Edition

RIP Ronaldo Tweets not About Cristiano, but Casey Abrams’ Beard [VIDEO] – For some reason out of Abrams’ decision to cut his beard rose this “RIP Ronaldo” tweet meme. Obviously this story has nothing to do with Real Madrid’s legendary Cristiano Ronaldo, so let’s put all the crazy rumors to bed. And there have been lots of rumors and moments of shock spread on Twitter ever since the first “RIP Ronaldo” tweets hit the social networking site. Twitter user @SaraPer01 summed up many people’s feelings on the subject in her Monday evening tweet: “OH MY GOD.. I got a f—ing heart attack when I saw the T.T RIP Ronaldo.” – Read more at IBTimes

“CMT CROSSROADS: STEVEN TYLER & CARRIE UNDERWOOD FROM THE PEPSI SUPER BOWL FAN JAM” SCORES WITH VIEWERS, MARKING HIGHEST-RATED “CROSSROADS” EPISODE IN SEVEN YEARS – NASHVILLE – February 7, 2012 – It was a weekend for football and music, as Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood scored the highest-rated episode of CMT CROSSROADS in seven years. More than 3.1 million total viewers* tuned in to CMT for weekend airings of CMT CROSSROADS: STEVEN TYLER & CARRIE UNDERWOOD FROM THE PEPSI SUPER BOWL FAN JAM, which premiered Saturday, February 4 from Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis. The premiere garnered 1.9 million total viewers, marking the highest-rated CMT CROSSROADS episode since the 2005 pairing of Lionel Richie and Kenny Rogers, according to Nielsen Media Research. Also a hit on social media, #CMTcrossroads peaked in the #3 spot on Twitter for U.S. trending topics. – Read more at CMT

Jordin Sparks: DirecTV Beach Bowl Game! – Jordin Sparks hits the blue carpet at DirecTV’s Celebrity Beach Bowl Game held at Victory Field on Saturday (February 4) in Indianapolis, Indiana. “Watching #SB46 w/ my boo @jasonderulo. I have my #GIANTS jersey on! #happy #giants,” the 22-year-old singer tweeted the next day during Super Bowl XLVI. Read more: – See the Photos at Just Jared

Katharine McPhee: Before Smash There Were Roles That Got Away – With Monday’s premiere of NBC’s heavily promoted Smash, season-five American Idol alum Katharine McPhee finally got to show herself off as a triple threat: singer, dancer, actor. While her vocalizing had already helped give her fans something called McPhever, and her acting chops were put on display in the 2008 movie comedy House Bunny, the performer still harbored some pre-Smash regrets for some roles that got away. Specifically, one in the biggest comedy of 2009. – People

Yes, ‘The Voice’ auditions are better than ‘Idol’ auditions. But… – Okay, soothed. But, regardless of my love for the show that fuels my existence, I have to give props to its hot-on-its-heels competitor: The Voice‘s auditions are so much better than Idol‘s. It pains me to say it — I never want to kick Idol when it’s down, especially when The Voice is looking so up. But it only took a look at last night’s new two-hour episode of The Voice to hope — as many Idol hopefuls sing — that change is gonna come during Idol‘s future audition rounds. – Entertainment Weekly

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