Idol Headlines for 10/7/13

Tonight, The Voice Blind Auditions conclude. I’ll be live blogging beginning at 8/7c PM NBC.

The stars and their pro partners take the floor once again on Dancing With The Stars. Plus, 1 couple is sent home. Franky’s live blog begins at 8/7c PM ABC.

Angie Miller EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW (Oct 4.) shares on her “American Idol” experience, Upcoming Album Progress and 2013 Tour Dates – Hear Angie’s reflections from her time on “American Idol” and where she is on her writing process and plans for her debut album as well as tour dates for the rest of the year.

Read more at Breathecast

With ‘Idol’ over, Angie Miller is poised for next step – Miller, who will perform at Topsfield Fair tomorrow night, plans to move to Los Angeles in January to continue writing songs and, hopefully, sign a recording contract. “I don’t know when it will happen,” she said of a possible record deal. “I hope it will be soon.” – Read more at Salem News

Jessica Sanchez sings God Bless America

Jessica Sanchez sang the National Anthem and God Bless America at Dodger Stadium yesterday at game 3 of the Dodgers vs Atlanta Braves in the National League Division Series. The Dodgers won 13-6. Here’s her version of “God Bless America.”

Jessica instagrammed a photo of herself with Magic Johnson


Mandisa Sings National Anthem on Sunday Night Football | LIVE 10-6-13

American Idol star Mandisa draws strength from music on ‘Brandisa Tour’ – “I’m fighting every day – it’s not just for a final destination,” said the artist known simply as Mandisa, by phone from Nashville. Mandisa’s struggle has been with her weight. She has lost a hundred pounds since 2006, the year she reached the top 10 on “American Idol.” But it’s still a daily challenge. “It’s an every-day, one-decision, one-temptation at a time battle I’m choosing to fight,” noted the singer, who turned 37 on Oct. 2. – Read more at MLive

Sparks was emotional over script – Speaking at the premiere, which closed the Hollywood Black Film Festival, Jordin said: “It was really dark in the script, they had to lighten it up a little bit because it was really heavy. “At the end of the script when I read it for the first time, I thought, how is anybody going to get through this? My chest was heavy, I was crying. I haven’t seen it yet but I know I’m going to need tissues.” – Read more at Independent Woman

Dancing’s Brant Daugherty: I Was “Really Worried” About Last Week’s Routine – By all accounts, the weekly rehearsals for contestants on Dancing with the Stars require a tremendous amount of physical strain and mental focus. Unfortunately, Brant Daugherty wasn’t feeling up to par in either area before performing last week’s quickstep. The Pretty Little Liars star was mugged outside of his apartment immediately following his routine the previous week, and also had to contend with a foot injury ahead of Week 3. Still, that didn’t stop him and partner Peta Murgatroyd from finishing in first place for the night, with a score of 27. – Read more at TV Guide

Dot-Marie Jones Is Engaged – Dot-Marie Jones got engaged at Gay Days on Friday. The Glee star, known for her portrayal as Coach Shannon Beiste on the popular Fox series, proposed to her longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen near Disneyland Resort’s Sleeping Beauty Castle in Anaheim, Calif. – Read more at The Advocate

‘American Idol’ Judge Keith Urban to Launch Guitar Line With HSN – Keith Urban is looking to strum up a little side business with a new line of guitars. The “Stupid Boy” singer and “American Idol” judge is pairing up with HSN, the company behind the Home Shopping Network, to launch a new line of guitars available Nov. 3. The guitar line, dubbed the Urban Guitar Collection, aims to provide affordable instruments to aspiring musicians. It includes two versions of the Phoenix Edition guitar — an acoustic model and an acoustic/electric version — available in a variety of finishes. Two one-hour instructional DVDs will be included with the guitars. – Read more at The Wrap

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