Idol Headlines for 03/02/12 – The Evening Headlines

Scotty McCreery will perform at the Freemont Street Experience in Las Vegas on Friday March 30 at 9:45pm. The concert is part of a series of free concerts ahead of the ACM Awards on April 1. More information at ACM Country

Scott McCreery readies a return to his high school baseball team – McCreery tells ABC he doesn’t expect special treatment from his coach because “singing don’t really mean you can really play ball well.” So they had to see whether he “had a little something left” in him. “I’m a pitcher, so I have a feeling when I get on the mound, guys are gonna be taunting me,” he said. “I’m just gonna blow it off and strike ’em out!” – Read more at CBS News

Haley Reinhart Gets Ready for to Shoot her Music Video!

Haley Reinhart shot her “Free” music video on Friday. She tweeted, “I can’t believe this day has finally come! Shooting my first music video! #free

The Latest Installment of Ask Pia

Adam Lambert on the Cover of Fault Magazine

Adam Lambert graces the cover of spring issue of Fault Magazine. Check out Digital Spy for more photos.

Scotty McCreery Goes on ‘High Alert’ After Pranking Brad Paisley – Saturday night, McCreery came out onstage during Paisley’s song ‘Celebrity’ dressed exactly like the headliner, even down to a fake goatee and the white cowboy hat. Responding playfully to the gesture, Paisley tweeted later that night, “So some young smart@$& who looked a little like me & a lot like @ScottyMcCreery showed up tonight…” Since then, McCreery has been left wondering what prankster blow might be coming his way this week. While he may be playing it cool in person, the young star belied his true feelings by leaving a chalkboard in his dressing room that read “High alert for any suspicious activity from BP’s camp.” – Read more at Taste of Country

CMT Insider – March 3 Preview

Carrie talks about her new single “Good Girl”

NBC Finds a Winner in ‘The Voice’ – The cellphone of NBCUniversal’s chief executive, Stephen B. Burke, rang early on the morning of April 28 last year. Alan Wurtzel, the company’s president of research, was so excited that he had trouble speaking. “We got a 5.1,” he finally said. Mr. Burke was at the gym, and given the background noise, he figured he wasn’t hearing correctly. “I said, We got a 5.1 in the key demographic,” Mr. Wurtzel repeated, which meant that Nielsen estimated that 11.8 million viewers in the all-important 18-to-49 demographic had tuned in — a breakout number for a new show. – Read more at the New York Times

Paris Bennett – Get Here

Season 5 Idol alum, Paris Bennett covers Oleta Adam’s “Get Here”

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony hope ‘Q’Viva! The Chosen’ translates – “Q’Viva! The Chosen,” which premieres Saturday on Fox, is certainly not the only reality show that seeks to mint new stars from undiscovered musical, dancing and singing talent — even on its own network. But the program does stand alone in another respect — it is the first bilingual competition series to be broadcast on a major network. The 12-part series, starring Jennifer Lopez and her former husband Marc Anthony, travels through 21 countries in Latin and South America in search of new talent, and naturally much of the conversation is in Spanish. – Read more at the LA Times

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