Idol Headlines for 04/19/12 – The Evening Edition

Taylor Hicks tweets, “I have some exciting news to announce tonight on @AmericanIdol!”

Ryan Seacrest tweets, “We’re putting together a tribute for Dick Clark on @AmericanIdol tonight…just talked to @dizzyfeet”

Exclusive! Queen Set To Return To ‘American Idol’ Stage – Weelll not exactly an exclusive. Roger Taylor spilled the beans a few weeks ago. Brian May and Roger Taylor will perform with the Top 6 finalists on May 25 and Queen’s official tribute band, the Queen Extravaganza will perform on the May 26 results show (Via Reality Rocks

Carrie Underwood will perform at the Billboard Awards set to air on ABC, Sunday May 20 at 8 pm. The awards take place at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Justin Bieber and LFMAO are also set to perform (Via People)

Carrie Underwood is also set to perform at the Opry on Saturday, May 12 and Tuesday June 5 (Grand Ole Opry)

Cécile Frot-Coutaz New CEO of ‘American Idol’ Producers FremantleMedia – Cécile Frot-Coutaz has been named the new CEO of FremantleMedia, replacing Tony Cohen as the head of the company that produces “American Idol,” “The X Factor” and “America’s Got Talent,” among other shows.Frot-Coutaz (left) was previously the CEO of FremantleMedia North America, the division of Fremantle responsible for the American hits. Cohen will step down to focus on “non-executive work,” the company said. – Read more at The Wrap

Carrie Underwood Admits Feedback From Her Husband Isn’t Always Well-Received – Carrie Underwood will release her fourth studio album ‘Blown Away‘ in three weeks (May 1). It’s the first she’s recorded since her marriage to hockey player husband Mike Fisher, but that’s not to say he’s had a heavy influence on the project. Underwood tells Taste of Country that the Nashville Predator has heard the album, and even offered a few opinions — but she’s not always listening. – Read more at Taste of Country

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