Idol Headlines for 11/16/12

AOL Music tweets, “”American Idol” champ Phillip Phillips is performing for AOL Sessions today! Tweet us your questions for him with #phillipphillipssessions”

Adam Lambert performs at the Coca Cola Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Carrie Underwood To Debut New Single, “Two Black Cadillacs,” on The American Music Awards This Sunday! – Carrie Underwood will debut her new single, “Two Black Cadillacs,” when she performs on The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards on Sunday November 18th at 8/7pm central on ABC. The third single from her Platinum certified album Blown Away follows the albums’ No. 1 singles “Good Girl” and title-track, “Blown Away,” which together have spent three weeks atop the country airplay charts in 2012, more than any other female country artist this year. – Read more at CarrieUnderwoodOfficial

Phillip Phillips to present at AMA Awards – Brandy, Paula Abdul and a fully re-formed Backstreet Boys are just three of the newly announced presenters at the 40th annual American Music Awards, airing this Sunday, November 18 on ABC. The roster includes 50 Cent, Ashley Benson, Backstreet Boys, Colbie Caillat, Cyndi Lauper, Elisha Cuthbert, Florida Georgia Line, Gavin DeGraw, Ginnifer Goodwin, Hayden Panettiere, Heidi Klum, Jennifer Morrison, Jenny McCarthy, Karmin, Kerry Washington, Lady Antebellum, Lucy Hale, Luke Bryan, Neon Trees, Ne-Yo, Phillip Phillips, Ryan Seacrest, Stacy Keibler and – Read more at Billboard

Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion honor Whitney Houston – LOS ANGELES â?? It starts with a dance party and ends with tears, fitting bookends on a night devoted to the memory of Whitney Houston. We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston (CBS, 10 ET/PT Friday) takes the late singer’s fans, peers and admirers on a nostalgic journey via live performances, testimonials, rare video and family snapshots. The hour-long special, taped last month in front of a live audience at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, kicks off with Jennifer Hudson (sporting big hair in homage to one of Houston’s video looks in the ’80s) charging through an upbeat medley of I’m Every Woman, How Will I Know and I Wanna Dance With Somebody. – Read more at Indy Star

‘American Idol’ finalist flips switch for Christmas at Graceland in Memphis – A top-10 finalist from last season’s ‘American Idol’ will flip the switch at 6 p.m. Friday as Graceland gets into the Christmas spirit with its traditional blue lights and holiday decorations originally displayed by Elvis Presley and his family. Decorations include the blue lights around the driveway, a life-size Nativity scene and Santa and his sleigh. “Idol” finalist Skylar Laine, an aspiring country music artist, is scheduled to perform several songs, including her own along with holiday favorites. – Read more at Commercial Appeal

Smash Sneak Peek during Monday’s Voice – Jennifer Hudson will mentor – TVLine can also exclusively report that the first extended sneak peek of Smash Season 2 will premiere during this Monday’s episode of The Voice, which features (natch) Jennifer Hudson as a guest mentor. – Read more at

Watch Phillip Phillips perform “Home” on the Restore The Shore Telethon

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Britney Spears & Jason Trawick’s Planned Winter Wedding Has Been Cancelled! – Britney Spears and Jason Trawick had planned a romantic and intimate winter wedding, but after incessant fighting between the two, the impending nuptials have been called off, is exclusively reporting. “Britney and Jason had planned to get married at the end of December, but they have been fighting non-stop so the wedding has now been called off,” a source close to the situation tells Radar. – Read more at Radar

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