Idol Headlines for 10/16/12

Kris Allen and Michael Johns perform at Little Kid Rock gala in New York City to honor Steven Van Zandt.  I’LL BE THERE! (I’ll be putting up a pre-post in a bit.)

Blake Shelton, Three Others Join CMA Awards Performance Lineup – Blake Shelton, a nominee for entertainer of the year, has joined the CMA Awards performance lineup, along with the Eli Young Band, Brantley Gilbert and Lady Antebellum. Shelton received four CMA Awards nominations this year, including a shared nomination for song of the year for “Over You” with wife Miranda Lambert. – Read more at CMT

AP source: Beyonce set for Super Bowl halftime – All the single ladies will be watching the upcoming Super Bowl along with football lovers. That’s because Beyonce is the halftime show performer. A source familiar with the Super Bowl told The Associated Press the Grammy-winning diva will take the stage at the halftime show on Feb. 3, 2013, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because that person wasn’t authorized to publicly reveal the information. The official announcement is expected Wednesday, the source said. – Read more at Associated Press

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler to host Golden Globes – NBC funnywomen Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the Golden Globes next year. The gig will reunite the “SNL” alums. Already familiar with the ceremony with their respective TV shows — Fey is the creator and star of “30 Rock,” which bids farewell this season, and Amy Poehler stars in “Parks and Recreation” — the friends will impart their comic talents as hosts of the movie and television fete. – Read more at LA Times

Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: It’s Not All “Fun and Easy” for Kirstie Alley – Thank you Gilles Marini for being a DWTS all-star. The Sex and the City hunk and Peta Murgatroyd wowed judges—and us—by performing a near perfect routine Monday, and Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani were right on their heels. Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy came in last…but were they discouraged? = Read more at E News

Karina Smirnoff ‘Embarrassed’ about ‘DWTS’ Fall – The usually immaculate dancing pair Apolo Ohno and Karina Smirnoff was caught off-guard on Dancing with the Stars when Smirnoff fell during their hip-hop routine. After the show, she was noticeably upset about the mishap. “To be honest, at that point I was hoping that I could have some sort of powers that would open the dance floor and I could just jump in and just disappear,” Smirnoff said of her demonstration of disappointment at the end of the dance. “I was so embarrassed. I was embarrassed about the package. I was embarrassed for letting him down.” – Read more at ET

Does ABC’s ‘Nashville’ Reflect ‘The End of Men’? – Country superstar Rayna James is racing around her well-decorated mansion, chasing after her two daughters and taking pins out of her hair. “Teddy, a little help please!” she yells. Her husband swoops up the kids, preparing for a night of baths and bedtimes, while Rayna gets ready to perform for hundreds of screaming fans. It’s clear from the first 30 seconds of ABC’s “Nashville” who has more power in the country star’s marriage. Rayna James (Connie Britton of “Friday Night Lights” and “American Horror Story”) is not just the star of this television show, she’s the family breadwinner. – Read more at Huffington Post

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