Idol Headlines for 11/17/12

‘Idol’s’ Jessica eager to do hometown show Saturday The Chula Vista vocal phenom, now a Los Angeles resident, talks about music, acting and more – Since concluding the 2012 “Idol” concert tour in Manila in September, Jessica, 17, has been hard at work on her debut album at various Los Angeles recording studios. It’s due out in March or April, following the January release of her first single, which she describes as a love song with an up-tempo dance beat. Jessica is also taking acting lessons, in preparation for her multi-episode role on the hit TV series “Glee.” But first comes her homecoming mini-concert, which takes place tonight in the Palm Plaza at the newly refurbished Westfield UTC shopping mall. Jessica will perform four songs at the conclusion of a two-hour show that is being billed as “Holiday Escape” — Carols by Candlelight.” Admission is free. The diminutive singer with the big, big voice won’t be previewing any songs from her upcoming album. But she promises to do at least one seasonal favorite, which may provide her fans with a rare opportunity to sing along with Jessica. – Read more at UT San Diego

Phillip Phillips Talks Winning American Idol & New Album

Pop star Lambert ‘having a blast in SA’ – American pop star Adam Lambert waited for over two years to visit South Africa. But the wait has been well worth it, according to the 30-year-old, who says he is loving his time in the country. Lambert arrived this week for performances in Cape Town and Joburg. “Wow, my trip to South Africa has been way overdue,” an excited Lambert told the media at a press conference in Sandton yesterday. – Read more at Tonight

Adam Lambert Press Conference in Johannesburg 11-16-2012

Katharine McPhee: ‘Working With Jennifer Hudson Was Fun!’ – Katharine McPhee chats with co-star Krysta Rodriguez while filming Smash on Wednesday (November 14) in New York City. Katharine recently spoke to Hollywood Life about Jennifer Hudson‘s guest appearance on the upcoming season of Smash. “It was really fun working with her,” Katharine shared. “No one can sing quite like her. She’s incredibly focused when she’s on set. She has a great work ethic, and I really respected that. She brings a great energy to the show.” – Read more at Just Jared

Jordin Sparks Says Jason Derulo Is ‘The One’ – Still, she admits that it hasn’t been all roses — especially when she and the “It Girl” crooner headed into the studio together to start working on their next albums. “The first time we got into the studio together I thought it was going to be World War III. We work so differently,” she laughed. “I want to go, get it done, and then have the rest of the day to go see a movie, eat, or do whatever. He could be in the studio for hours and hours on end!” Despite their contrasting approaches to making music, they did manage to write and record a “cheeky” song, “Flirt,” together for Sparks’ upcoming album. – Read more at OMG Yahoo

Christina Aguilera: CeeLo Green is Fearless! – Christina Aguilera dons a low cut Mickey Mouse t-shirt while heading to a romantic dinner date with her boyfriend Matthew Rutler at Bouchon restaurant on Friday (November 16) in Beverly Hills, – See the Photos at Just Jared

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