The CMT Video Awards air tonight at 8 pm. Stay tuned for our live blog! Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina and Casey James will perform. Carrie, Jordin Sparks, Kellie Pickler, Colton Dixon and Skylar Laine will present. We’ll be liveblogging here.
The CMA Music Festival begins today. Check out a schedule and information page at Nashville.com. Many country Idols will be performing and/or will be playing in the City of Hope softball game. Read it Here.
Idology: Hollie Cavanagh on Diva Ballads, Deadly Heels and Why She Initially Hated ‘Bleeding Love’
‘Idol’ Alum Colton Dixon Used To Sing Garth Brooks In His Underwear As A Kid! [AUDIO] – Tonight at 8pm on the CMT Music Awards this year’s 7th place finisher on “American Idol,” the uniquely coifed Colton Dixon will be presenting alongside fellow “Idol” finalist Skylar Laine. Colton is definitely more of a rock and roll kinda guy than a country artist, so is he actually interested in getting into country music? –
Kelly Clarkson: Radio 1 Stop in London! – Kelly Clarkson shows off a lighter ‘do while leaving the BBC Radio 1 studio on Wednesday (June 6) in London, England. The 30-year-old singer and Duets star graces Redbook‘s July cover, where she gets candid about slimming down, life after American Idol, and finding love with beau Brandon Blackstock. – See the photo at Just Jared
Adam Lambert Talks 1 Girl 5 Gays With MTV News – Adam Lambert is riding a wave of success after the release of his sophmore album, Trespassing which managed to take the #1 spot on the Billboard Charts last month. But what does the American Idol-native popstar do to unwind? Well, apparently he watches 1 girl 5 gays! MTV News was interviewing the 30-year old when we asked him what his “favourite” reality show was. His answer? “Maybe, 1 girl 5 gays!”. – Watch the video at MTV.ca
Carrie Underwood Warms Fans Up For CMA Fest – NASHVILLE, Tenn.- The CMA Music Festival brings out the biggest country music fans from around the world. On Tuesday, fans descended on downtown Nashville to being participated in the planned events. The day started with an up close and personal concert with Carrie Underwood at the Grand Ole Opry. The Carrie Underwood Fan Club Party allowed a small number of fans to hear her sing some of her biggest hits. Carrie also answered questioned from her fans. See the Video at News Channel 5
Katharine McPhee & Megan Hilty Cover ‘Emmy’ – Katharine McPhee and Megan Hilty go glam for a feature in emmy Magazine‘s For Your Consideration issue, which they also cover. Here’s what the Smash stars had to share: Katharine, on relating to her character’s time with understudies: “I’ve experienced some aggressive behavior. That is what this show is all about. Everybody wants to be a star.” – See the Photo at Just Jared
Emmys 2012: How to Fix the Reality Races – Barely more than a twinkle in the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ eye just a decade ago, reality TV now accounts for three separate Emmy races — despite the fact that the winners never seem to change. And if repetition breeds disinterest, the main Emmy reality categories — outstanding reality program, reality-competition program and host for a reality or reality-competition program — have become a veritable puppy mill of apathy. There’s no need for anyone but Survivor host Jeff Probst to jot down a list of people to thank; The Amazing Race executive producers Elise Doganieri and Bertram van Munster know well how to climb the stage, and everyone affiliated with American Idol has accepted they won’t need to stand up until the primetime telecast is over. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter