Idol Headlines for 11/6/12

The only results show airing on TV tonight is the American election results! Just so our international friends understand. :)

Taylor Hicks performs at The Indigo at Bally’s Las Vegas.
Elliott Yamin performs at Billboard Live in Toyko, Japan.
Lee DeWyze performs at The Old Rock House in St. Louis, MO. via

Christmas With Scotty McCreery & Friends Airs on GAC December 1 – Scotty McCreery is already in the holiday spirit thanks to a recently released Christmas album and yesterday he gathered friends Gloriana, Jana Kramer and Brett Eldredge to tape Christmas With Scotty McCreery & Friends, a holiday special premiering Saturday, December 1 at 11p|10c on GAC. – Read more at GAC

Casey James, JB and the Moonshine Band to Lead 2012 Taste of Country Christmas Tour – Casey James will bring fellow Texans JB and the Moonshine Band on the road with him this fall as they take the Taste of Country Christmas Tour across the southern United States. The 11-stop run pairs two of the hottest young acts in country music on a trip through Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas during the holiday season. When chatting with Casey James recently, he told Taste of Country about his goal list, which includes a few check marks seemingly tailor-made for the holiday. “It’s about being able to spend time with friends and family,” he says of what’s important to him. “Spending time with my dogs. I know that sounds ridiculous but it’s the little things.” – Read more at Taste of Country

Keyshia Cole, Ne-Yo, Gladys Knight & More To Perform At The Soul Train Awards 2012 – This year’s award show will welcome vocal powerhouse Gladys Knight and smooth R&B crooners Ne-Yo, Anthony Hamilton, Raphael Saadiq and Eddie Levert to light up the stage. 2 Chainz, Keyshia Cole and newcomers Leah Labelle, Elle Varner and Marcus Canty will also be in the building helping to bring the crowd to their feet, joining previously announced musical guests Fantasia, John Legend and the legendary Charlie Wilson. The Soul Train Awards 2012 Lifetime Achievement recipients, New Edition, will end the night with what is sure to be an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime performance. – Read more at Centric TV

Rascal Flatts and Hayden Panettiere to Host ‘CMT Artists of the Year’ – NASHVILLE – November 5, 2012 – Country super group Rascal Flatts and “Nashville” actress Hayden Panettiere will honor the top country acts of 2012 as hosts of the third annual 2012 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR premiering Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 p.m., ET/PT. The 90-minute special is the most exclusive gathering of country music superstars of the year and celebrates the class of 2012 with an incredible evening of wall-to-wall performances and special appearances from others in entertainment. “We are honored to be co-hosting the ‘CMT Artists of The Year’ show with Hayden. Save the cheerleader, host a TV show!,” said Rascal Flatts member Jay DeMarcus. “We’re gonna have a blast!” – Read more at TVByTheNumbers

X Factor contestant busted for DUI in Delray Beach, police say – Lexa Berman may have missed her ticket to the next round of X Factor, but police say a weekend performance in Delray Beach was enough to land her a ride to jail. The 22-year-old Highland Beach woman — who auditioned for the X Factor talent show in front of Britney Spears and Simon Cowell — was arrested for allegedly driving while drunk. According to a Delray Beach Police report, it began with a crash at the intersection of Linton and South Ocean boulevards just after midnight: – Read more at

‘DWTS’: Mark Ballas dances with Shawn Johnson, hasn’t ‘felt this good…for a long time’ – Three weeks after he and Bristol Palin were sent packing, Mark Ballas came off the bench Monday to dance with his season 8 partner Shawn Johnson — and earned a perfect 30 for serving as a stand-in for the injured Derek Hough. “I just felt really good,” Ballas told reporters afterwards. “All week it’s been feeling good. I’ve danced with Shawn before and we’ve been friends for a long time and I grew up with this guy [gesturing to Hough].” “Mark was laughing because it was Wednesday and he’s like, ‘man, I haven’t felt this good on a Wednesday for a long time!’” quipped Hough.- Read more at Entertainment Weekly

X Factor ratings slump could cost ITV £10m in ad revenue – Declining audiences for Simon Cowell’s The X Factor could cost ITV as much as £10m in TV advertising revenue. show has suffered falling ratings for two years. Saturday’s episode was down more than 2 million viewers on the same weekend in 2011, and the series as a whole is down by well over 1 million viewers an episode on average compared with last year. Last year ITV charged roughly £120,000 for a 30-second TV ad during The X Factor, adding up to about £3m an episode and more than £95m for the series. – Read more at The Guardian

Carmen Electra Dishes On Simon Cowell Dating Rumors – Carmen Electra and Simon Cowell have been the subject of recent relationship rumors – and her visit to Access Hollywood Live on Monday only fueled the speculation that the bombshell and the reality TV mogul are more than just “friends.” Carmen told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover that she and the “X Factor” honcho were “friends” and that she’s currently “single,” but when pressed about just how intimate the pair has been – the details get a bit fuzzy. Billy asked if there has been any “lip to lip” action between her and Simon. “Maybe,” Carmen said with a giggle. And what about some “horizontal” time with the Brit? “Maybe,” she said with a laugh. – Read more at Access Hollywood

Dancing With the Stars Backstage Scoop: Kirstie and Maks Talk “Emotional” Week – Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani lead the all-star pack after tonight’s Dancing With the Stars, but as we learned last week, being in first place doesn’t mean a thing. So how are they feeling after scoring a 39 tonight? And are Kirstie Alley and Maks Chmerkovskiy nervous now that they are bringing up the rear? Here is what everyone had to say backstage after a night of fusion: – Read more at EOnline

The married pair’s alt-country release, dubbed “The Best Part,” arrives via their indie label Enzo and Ira Records. – Twilight’s Nikki Reed has released a five-song EP, The Best Part, with her husband, American Idol alum Paul McDonald. The pair, married since October 2011, issued the joint effort through their indie label, Enzo and Ira Records. The alt-country tracks — co-written by Reed and McDonald — include “Now That I’ve Found You,” which was re-recorded after Reed directed its music video earlier this year. The two collaborated on that song with bassist Dave Roe, guitarist and mandolin player Colin Linden and drummer Ken Coomer, who also produced the EP. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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