Idol Headlines for 10/25/12 – The Evening Edition

The Voice coach, Adam Levine, will guest on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight.

Clarkson stars at Endymion parade – NEW ORLEANS — Pop star Kelly Clarkson will ride as celebrity grand marshal when the Krewe of Endymion parade rolls on the Saturday before Mardi Gras in 2013. Clarkson was the first winner of the Fox reality show “American Idol” in 2002. Her hits include “A Moment Like This” and “Because of You.” The krewe said she also will perform at Endymion’s ball at the Superdome after the parade. Clarkson may be upstaged at the Feb. 9 parade by a float organizers bill as the largest and most elaborate in Carnival history. – Read more at Huffington Post

Whoopi Goldberg, Adam Lambert and More Set for ‘Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays’ Concert, 12/8 – Cyndi Lauper & Friends: Home for the Holidays star-studded benefit concert will be held on Saturday, December 8th at New York City’s Beacon Theatre to help raise awareness about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth homelessness and support the True Colors Fund’s Forty to None Project. Hosted by Carson Kressley, the event will feature special appearances by Whoopi Goldberg, Adam Lambert, Rosie O’Donnell, Sarah McLachlan, Roberta Flack, St. Vincent, Terri Nunn, Emily West, Rita Coolidge, Alexis Krauss, Hunter Valentine and Andy Cohen, with more to be announced. – Read more at Broadway World

Skylar Laine to Perform at Los Angeles Rock ‘N’ Roll Half Marathon – Season 11’s Skylar Laine is scheduled to perform the National Anthem for the Los Angeles Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon THIS Sunday! She will perform for over 12,000 runners all decked out in costumes for the Halloween themed race! There will even be a Halloween costume contest at the finish line. The race benefits the ASPCA and will help provide life-saving programs and services to millions of animals in need nationwide. – Read more at AmericanIdol.com

DeWyze to perform at benefit gala – Musician, former “American Idol” champ and Mount Prospect native Lee DeWyze will perform at the annual Demand Cures Today Gala to benefit cancer research on Saturday, Nov. 3, in Chicago. The event will celebrate new cancer research and treatment options while raising money for research. DeWyze, who lost a grandfather to cancer when he was a child, will be the evening’s special guest. The gala also will include cocktails and dinner, a dance party and a live auction. – Read more at Daily Herald

Joshua’s Surprise – Christina Grimmie Presents The Road Show

Hayden Panettiere Ties Up a Tattooed Lover in Country Music Video – Guys, watch out for Hayden Panettiere! The actress, who plays seductive country starlet Juliette Barnes on Nashville, has got the vixen thing down (not to mention a darn good twang!) in a brand new music video for “Telescope,” the ABC show’s first official single to be released. Performing as Juliette, Panettiere makes her “cheatin’, schemin'” tattooed lover (played by actor Daniel Ness) pay by stringing him up with rope and hanging him upside down. – Watch the video at People Magazine

Simon Cowell: Best Judge Ever – THE X FACTOR USA

X Factor Producers Not “Worried” About Britney Spears on Upcoming Live Shows, Say Sources – While Fox has no comment, sources at X Factor tell us that’s not true. “No one is worried about Britney any more,” says one insider. “She’s proven she can do this. Even her critics have come around.” Adds another source who works on the show: “We have seen nothing to be concerned about. [Britney] has been professional.”
Of course, it’s worth mentioning that with Spears’ name blasted all over the news this week, it’s possible more viewers may tune in for X Factor’s live shows, which will be the first time we see new judges Britney and Demi Lovato unedited. – Read more at EOnline

Sarah Jessica Parker Excited To Perform Scissor Sisters’ Let’s Have A KiKi On Glee – Sarah Jessica Parker is taking on one of the year’s biggest alternative dance songs – the Scissor Sisters’ “Let’s Have a Kiki” with the help of “Glee’s” Lea Michele and Chris Colfer – and she’s loving every second of her time on the hit series. “I’m not sure, it’s just sort of one of those things… it’s like when Ryan is making a menu for dinner, some Sarah Jessica this week,” she said of showrunner Ryan Murphy’s cast selection process. – Read more at Access Hollywood

‘Glee’s’ Naya Rivera: Santana’s ‘At a Crossroads’ – “I think the breakup really put her at a crossroads and now she doesn’t know what to do with herself,” Rivera tells The Hollywood Reporter, noting that Santana will be returning home to McKinley for her alma matter’s performance of Grease. “She gets to go back to McKinley again, but she’s in limbo.” Little of Santana’s collegiate career at Louisville has been revealed, other than her hectic cheerleading schedule and Rivera says her character’s lack of direction and long-term goals will eventually be addressed. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

‘Glee’s’ Ryan Murphy, Chris Colfer, Top Designers Swarm THR’s Design Showhouse Party – Colfer, who plays Kurt Hummel on the hit Fox musical comedy, told THR that he was a fan of comfort when it came to design. “Whenever there’s comforting colors or light colors, I’m a little more relaxed,” he said. However, he admitted that his own home isn’t filled with the luxurious designs of the showhouse. “Most of my furniture – it’s so embarrassing – has been furniture that I’ve had my entire life,” he told THR. “Just hand-me-downs that I painted and made work from my parents.” But he was eying an item in Fong’s hallway that he wouldn’t mind adding to his own place. “I saw this cockroach, this huge wooden cockroach, that I love,” he said. “Because I think it’d be cool just to have a roach, just to own it, and say, ‘I got roaches.’” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Exclusive: Ryan Murphy Dishes On “Glee” Breakups, Blaine’s Hookup – “Glee” fans have been reeling from the split of the show’s three power couples: Rachel (Lea Michele) and Finn (Cory Monteith), Santana (Naya Rivera) and Brittany (Heather Morris), and Kurt (Chris Colfer) and Blaine (Darren Criss).
But creator Ryan Murphy teased that fans’ “minds will be changed” as the season continues. toofab caught up with Ryan and Chris at The Hollywood Reporter Design Hollywood event at The Century, were they admitted they were surprised by the strong fan reaction. Ryan Murphy even dropped some exclusive news about Eli — Blaine’s online hookup that contributed to his breakup from Kurt. Watch below: – See the Video at Too Fab

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