Idol Headlines for 11/16/12 – The Evening Edition

Jordin Sparks Celebrates Her Own Sexy Man Jason Derulo – Last year, Derulo was dubbed one of PEOPLE’s Sexiest Men of the Year and posed shirtless in the magazine, which made his girlfriend very proud. “I totally saved the issue and showed him off to everyone saying, ‘Look where my boyfriend is,’ ” Sparks said Wednesday night at an event in New York City to celebrate PEOPLE’s new Sexiest Man Alive issue. Sparks, 22, and Derulo, 23, have been dating for over a year and although their schedules are hectic, “We make every single moment count together,” she tells PEOPLE. “He’s even coming to my house for Thanksgiving. It’ll be the first time that’s happened.” – Read more at People

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Via FOX News

Jessica Sanchez’s Style Secrets

Find out which fashion item the newest Glee star thinks every teen girl should own!

Via Seventeen Magazine

Phillip Phillips Reveals Celebrity Crush In Silly Game!

Paul McDonald & Nikki Reed Premiere Their ‘Twilight’ Theme, New EP At Yahoo! – The unspeakably cute couple (seriously, Edward and Bella ain’t got nothin’ and Nikki and Paul) also performed two other acoustic originals from The Best Part, and in a delightful sit-down interview, they discussed their funny first meeting; their secret early courtship away from the prying eyes of “American Idol” chaperones; their decision to record an independent EP without label intervention; Paul’s fledgling acting career; and how they actually had to campaign to get on the new Twilight soundtrack alongside more established recording acts like Green Day, Ellie Goulding, Feist, and Christina Perri. – Watch the Videos at Yahoo Music

Bucky Covington, ‘Drinking Side of Country’ Will Help Sandy Heroes – Bucky Covington and his twin brother, Rocky, are donating proceeds from the song “Drinking Side of Country,” to firefighters in the northeast U.S., who have been helping everyone in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. “When you saw a photo or video, in just about every one, there was a firefighter or two, grabbing someone or helping someone grab something,” Bucky tells The Boot. “There were 2,000 firefighters who lost their personal homes in the hurricane, yet there they were, helping others. – Read more at The Boot

‘X Factor’ Castoffs Lyric 145, Jennel Garcia Insist ‘Everything Happens For A Reason’ – “Us not being able to do the song we originally prepared definitely, probably took an effect on what happened today. I feel like if we would have done our original lyrics and did the song that we wanted to do, I don’t think this would have happened today,” Lyric Da Queen told MTV News after learning of the group’s fate. “Everything’s very spur-of-the-moment, it was a lot of pressure, it just definitely wasn’t the route we was planning on taking.” What does she think could have saved the trio? Well, the chance to do one final song on Thursday. She added, “If we would have been able to do that ‘save me’ song, we would have been saved, that’s for sure.” – Read more at MTV

Taylor Swift, One Direction’s Harry Styles Reunite At ‘X Factor’ – Lopez shared the on-set intel with the world on his 104.4 MY FM radio show Friday night (November 16): “Taylor Swift was the special guest performer, and a little inside scoop for you: During rehearsals, Harry from One Direction came and slapped me on the back and said, ‘Hey, Mario, how ya doing?’ And I said, ‘What are you doing here?’ And he sort of [pointed] toward Taylor.” – Read more at MTV

Simon Fuller, Jason Flom Among Music Execs Planning to Bid on EMI’s Remnant Assets: Sources – Vivendi-owned Universal Music Group recently won regulatory approval to acquire EMI Recorded Music for $1.9 billion. But it had to promise EU regulators a slew of divestitures. Fuller has been working on a bid with partners that is likely to focus on the Parlophone label, which includes such stars as Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and Blur. His main partner is Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, but they have been looking to add a financial firm. Sky News reported that they have been in early discussions with investment firm RIT Capital Partners. It wasn’t clear on Thursday if and when they would be able to line up a financing partner. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Hear a clip and read an excerpt from Chris Colfer’s ‘Struck by Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal” — EXCLUSIVE – Struck by Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal follows Carson Phillips, a high school outcast who blackmails his peers into participating in his literary magazine. It’s already been filmed as a movie starring Christina Hendricks, Rebel Wilson and Colfer himself. Though the film won’t be out until next year, the book hits shelves on Nov. 20. Colfer took the time to talk to EW about his first young adult novel, his own high school experiences and that one time he dabbled in extortion himself. Read the interview below and check out an exclusive print excerpt and audio clip from Struck by Lightning: The Carson Phillips Journal afterwards! – Read more at

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