Idol Headlines for 05/15/12

American Idol judge, Jennifer Lopez, appears on the Ellen Degeneres Show.

Carrie Underwood will appear on the Dancing With The Stars results show to perform her single “Good Girl” 9/8c ABC.

Colton Dixon and Erika Van Pelt just tweeted tha Idols will meet fans and “check out” the American Idol fashion brand, Authentic Icon, at Kohl’s in Alhambra, Ca Wednesday May 16 at 9 am.

American Idol finalists debut in Branson – For the five members of “The Finalists Live!” the next five weeks is a chance to work with some longtime friends and to form some new bonds. The show, which begins tonight features four finalists and one winner of the television show “American Idol.” In their show at the Andy Williams Moon River Theatre, they will sing solo numbers, duets and a few songs that feature all five together. – Read more at the news-leader.

Britney Spears, Demi Lovato Will Bring ‘Serious Wisdom’ to ‘X Factor’ – “My only reservation is they’re both young and I do think that mentors should be of an age,” he added, joking he fears it might put older experts, like him, out of a job. “I do think mentors have had so much experience before they mentor. At the same time, both of these young ladies have had incredible personal experience and been through so much in their own lives that hopefully they can bring that to the party too. But at the end of the day, they are going to take newcomers and literally push them through a reality television competition. It’s tough.” – Read more at MTV

Nigel Lythgoe on Britney Spears and Demi Lovato’s X Factor Gig: “I Hadn’t Ever Considered Them” – Some were excited, while others, like American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance boss Nigel Lythoge, were less than confident about the two…”I hadn’t ever considered them. I always like mentors who have a lot more experience,” Lythgoe told us. “Having said that, these two ladies have had so much personal experience; it’ll be interesting. I like someone who’s been there and knows the whole gamut of what these kids are going through and help them through.” – Read more at EOnline

Kris Allen: Live & Exclusive! – The last time the American Idol winner tried to put on an impromptu live performance of tracks from his upcoming album, Thank You Camilla, he was thrown off the Santa Monica Pier by a rude police officer, but luckily, he had no such problems when he sat down EXCLUSIVELY with to play us some tunes! Check out his acoustic performance of Vision Of Love (above)! – Read more at Perez Hilton

Kris Allen Teams Up With The VH1 Save The Music Foundation

Kris Allen – Thank You Camilla – Track by Track

Carrie Underwood Says Husband Avoids Public Displays of Affection – “He’s definitely a conservative guy. To get him to kiss me in public is a really big deal—but he knew what he was marrying,” Carrie tells Australian radio show Kyle and Jackie O. “But he knows that even if the skirt’s a little short, I would never do anything. That’s my motto–I would never do anything that my kids would be embarrassed about when they grow up.” – Read more at Country Weekly

Thia gives all-out support for Jessica on ‘Idol’ – “After every rehearsal, the minors would have to go backstage to do some school work for at least three hours. That was really challenging for us. When you’re competing against contestants that are about like 10 years older than you, of course, it can be pretty nerve-wracking but I guess you could say it depends on how much you want this,” she said. In 2011, Megia made it to the Top 9 and was part of the “American Idol” concert tour, which for the first time was brought to the Philippines. – Read more at abs-cbs News

Exclusive: Dancing With the Stars’ Maksim Chmerkovskiy Dating Peta Murgatroyd! – A Dancing With the Stars insider tells Us Weekly pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are the longrunning program’s newest couple. Though the source admits the romance is still new, the pair are already serious about one another. “Maks wanted a girlfriend,” the insider shares of the dancer, 32, who was paired with the recently eliminated Melissa Gilbert this season. “Peta is really sweet and an amazing girl who had a crush on him for a long time.” – Read more at USMagazine

‘Glee’s’ Naya Rivera: Gloria Estefan Plays a ‘Supportive’ Mom – “She’s very much the supportive mother — and fun!” Rivera told The Hollywood Reporter on Monday at Fox’s upfront party in New York.”She was amazing to work with, very sweet and we had the best time.” Despite having Estefan in the house, Rivera says the Grammy winner won’t get to sing anything but instead breaks bread with her on-screen daughter and her girlfriend, Brittany (Heather Morris) during a “cute” scene at Breadsticks, where Mrs. L is, you guessed it, a great parent. “She’s very supportive of the relationship,” Rivera says. – Read more at the Hollywood Reporter

Glee’s Next Step: Lea Michele and Chris Colfer Drop Season-Four Scoop! – Speaking of Cory, here’s what Michele had to say about Finn and Rachel in the season finale: “There’s a turn, one way or another. It’s definitely left with a cliffhanger. There’s a very big cliffhanger for us.” Ruh-roh. Is Rachel pregnant?! Sorry, our speculation monster got all riled up inside us. Carry on. As for Kurt and Blaine’s (Darren Criss) status, come graduation, Colfer promises a definite resolution, unlike the Finchel cliffhanger. “They definitely zig and then at the end of the finale they have to zag,” he says. “They are going to zig and zag. They don’t really have a cliffhanger.” – Read more at EOnline

Darren Criss Sings Opening Number of Audience Choice Awards – Watch the host of the 2012 Audience Choice Awards perform a special opening number by Dan Lipton and David Rossmer. – Video at

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