Idol Headlines for 10/9/12 – The Evening Edition

X Factor Sneak Peek: Britney Spears, Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato Team Up to Make Cuts – n these exclusive clips, Cowell and Marc Anthony don’t see eye to eye on a contestant, with Anthony insisting he was flat-out bored. Britney Spears has the opposite situation with, as they both think their contestant has something special, as long as he works on his vocals. And Demi Lovato is frankly too stressed out about making cuts to do anything but vent to pal Nick Jonas. – Watch at EOnline

Sneak Peek of Blake Lewis’s New Single

Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj Feud: Former ‘American Idol’ Contestants Don’t Believe the Hype (EXCLUSIVE) – Is the now-infamous feud between Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey a bitter diva showdown — or a publicity stunt? Several former American Idol contestants are airing their opinions, and most believe the hype is manufactured. “I think right now because the show isn’t airing, they are trying to keep the buzz up,” said Season 3 star Diana DeGarmo, who came in second to Fantasia Barrino. “I think it’s just a case of them causing a stir to get people excited to see it. Then when it starts, it’ll be back to the contestants.” But ultimately, DeGarmo doesn’t think the drama will help ‘Idol.’ – Read more at Celebuzz

‘American Idol’ Alums Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams Take the Stage at Carnegie Hall (Video) – How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, of course, but placing in the top 10 of American Idol can also help prop open the doors to the famed New York City venue. Cheers are due, then, to season 10 finalists Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams, who shared the spotlight with legendary Louisiana musicians Irvin Mayfield, Aaron Neville, and Branford Marsalis for the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s 10th Anniversary. – Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Demi Lovato: One Direction’s Niall Horan Is “Not My Boyfriend” – “He’s a really awesome, sweet guy,” Lovato shares. “But he’s not my boyfriend . . . I’m in a place right now where I really need to focus on myself. Obviously, I’m still going to like people — or love them — but I need to not be in a relationship for a while because I need to be okay with being alone, first.” Continues the “Skyscraper” songstress, “I’m really happy right now. I never thought it was possible to be happy because of how depressed I was my entire life. But I feel so incredible. It’s like I’m living in a dream.” – Read more at US Magazine

Christina Aguilera Talks Naked Album Cover & Her Plans For Returning To The Voice

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