Idol Headlines for 10/26/12 – The Evening Edition

The ABC Television Network Celebrates Country With a Week of Specials and Country-Themed Episodes – The ABC Television Network celebrates Country with a week of specials and themed episodes beginning tonight, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, when Katie Couric gets up close and personal for an hour-long “20/20” special, “All Access Nashville with Katie Couric” (9:01-10:00 p.m., ET). Tonight’s special offers an exclusive all-access pass into the homes and private lives of Country Music’s biggest stars, including Taylor Swift, Reba, Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert with the Pistol Annies. In addition, viewers will hear from Luke Bryan, Martina McBride, Jason Aldean and more on the greatest female Country singers of all time. ABC News’ Amy Robach and Chris Connelly also contribute to the hour. – Read more at TVByTheNumbers

Glee star Lea Michele tweets about a special duet with Darren Criss, “Getting ready now for the Big Brothers & Big Sisters event! Singing tonight w/ @DarrenCriss! Going to perform “Falling Slowly” from Once:)” (Video PLZ)

Kellie Pickler Is Bald No More: Check Out the Country Cutie’s Post-Shave Pixie Cut – t was nearly two months ago that Kellie Pickler proved herself to be a true American idol, when she shaved off her blond locks in the name of both friendship and breast cancer awareness. And now, Kellie’s mane is slowly but surely coming back. And she looks just as adorable as ever. – EOnline

Casey James Featured On US Airways Magazine, Nominated For ACA – COLUMBIA NASHVILLE artist CASEY JAMES is being featured in the NOVEMBER issue of US AIRWAYS’ in-flight magazine. CASEY is interviewed and talks about his debut album, life on the road, and travel tips. JAMES also just received an AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARD nomination for “Music Video Of The Year” with his video for “Let’s Don’t Call It A Night.” “It was a complete surprise, and I’m extremely excited and honored to be nominated!” said JAMES. CASEY will be part of the award show which airs on FOX on MONDAY, DECEMBER 10th. – Read more at All Access

Chris Richardson Dishes On His Cash Money Record Deal And His New Music! – On ‘American Idol’ Being His ‘Launching Platform’: “I was working in the whole music scene prior to Idol. I was using Idol as a launching platform, which is ultimately what I wanted to do in my career. It’s been a four year journey, I worked really hard to get here. I look back at Idol as an experience and a cool journey, and I learned a lot from it.” – Read more at

Britney Spears Talks Zits, Jason Trawick and Motherhood in Lucky – Despite being one of the most famous women in the world, Britney Spears is relatively low-maintenance. “I really just wear mascara all the time,” she says in the December issue of Lucky. “And powder, because I have zits.” The Louisiana native often receives free beauty products, but she rarely uses them. “I get, like, these giant boxes of lip gloss and nail polish, and it’s like candy.” – Read more at US Magazine

Kate Hudson Flaunts Cleavage, Long Legs in Glee’s Grease Episode – Kate Hudson is lending her talents (and sex appeal!) to the Nov. 15 episode of Glee. The cast will be singing hits from the classic film musical, Grease, and it looks like Hudson is getting in on the action. In exclusive sneak peek photos obtained by Us Weekly, the 33-year-old actress, who plays a dance instructor to Rachel Berry (Lea Michele), flaunts her long, lean legs and cleavage in a high-slit, low-cut black dress. In another sexy shot, the blonde bombshell styles short black shorts and fishnet tights. – Read More at US Magazine

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