Idol Headlines for 02/12/12

It’s Grammy Day. The pre-show awards ceremony begins at 4 pm ET, with the live telecast beginning on CBS at 8et. Watch for updates and videos right here. Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Mandisa are nominated. Carrie Underwood & Tony Bennett will perform and present Best New Artist. Kelly Clarkson and Jason Aldean will perform their duet “Don’t You Wanna Stay”.

Pia Tosacano tweeted last night, “At Neyo’s midnight brunch with @STEFANOLANGONE”

‘Glee’ Producers Mulling Whitney Houston Tribute on Tuesday (Audio) – With a cover of Whitney Houston/Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You” set to be included in the Tuesday, Feb. 14, episode of Glee, producers of the Fox musical dramedy on Saturday were mulling whether to add a tribute to the late singer during the episode. The song, which Houston covered in 1992, will be a big number in Tuesday’s Glee, with Amber Riley’s Mercedes set to perform it as she struggles to decide between ex Sam (Chord Overstreet) and current boyfriend Shane (LaMarcus Tinker). A spokesman for 20th Television, the studio behind Glee, told The Hollywood Reporter on Saturday that the Valentine’s Day-themed episode, titled “Heart,” had been finished and delivered to the network on Friday, with Glee producers currently considering going back into the episode to pay tribute to Houston, who died Saturday. A title card possibly dedicating the episode to Houston or acknowledging her passing following the episode would seem an easy addition. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Britney Spears, Adam Lambert Attend 2012 Pre-Grammy Gala – Certainly the place to be seen, the 2012 Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute To Industry Icons drew out a handful of showbiz stars in Beverly Hills, California on Saturday night (February 11). Taking place at the Beverly Hilton, Britney Spears turned up with fiance Jason Trawick to partake in the fete honoring Richard Branson. – See the photos at Gossip Center

Adam Lambert: Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala – Adam Lambert looks dapper on the red carpet at Clive Davis and the Recording Academy’s 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (February 11) in Beverly Hills, Calif. – See the Photos at Just Jared

Darren Criss & Matthew Morrison: Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala – Darren Criss and Matthew Morrison suit up on the red carpet at Clive Davis and the Recording Academy’s 2012 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Richard Branson held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday (February 11) in Beverly Hills, Calif. – See the Photos at Just Jared

Teacher hinted to ‘Idol’ singer to audition for show – If all the world’s a stage, then Reed Grimm should feel comfortable just about anywhere. The 26-year-old Ellsworth musician first entered the spotlight at age 2, as the junior member of his family’s touring band, and has been seeking it out ever since. With his mother, Colleen Raye, and late father, Steve Grimm, leading the way and all three of his siblings, Jennifer, Sophie and Trey, carrying on the family’s musical tradition, Reed has been plugged into performing for as long as he can remember. Even today, fans routinely compare the Grimms to the Osmonds, the Partridge Family and the Trapp Family Singers. – Read more at Leader Telegram

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