Idol Headlines for 11/7/12 – The Evening Headlines

VH1 tweets, “Heads up #Glamberts! Watch #VH1Buzz tomorrow morning at 10/9c for @AdamLambert’s special announcement! ;)”

Jessica Sanchez tweets, “Performing tonight at the @bafta Britannia Awards. Airs on BBC America on Sunday :) So excited <3 ;)”

Season 8 Idol alum, Felicia Barton Writing Songs with Glee Star Lea Michele

Glee star, Lea Michele, is in the recording studio recording her debut album and today she tweeted a photo of herself with Felicia Barton, whom you may remember from American Idol Season 8. She was added to the Top 36 at the last minute after Joanna Pacitti was disqualified. Lea tweeted, “Hangin at the recording studio with my amazing song writing partner @feliciabarton!” Felicia responded, “Me and @msleamichele in the studio today!

They both tweeted excitedly about seeing Ringo Starr in the hallway.

Behind the Scenes of Lea Michele’s First Shoot

Lea Michele’s first photo shoot with L’Oreal.

Nicki Minaj: I’d Perform With Mariah Carey on American Idol – The Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey drama on American Idol may make for good television, but that doesn’t mean it’s all bad blood between the two. Minaj says she’d be up for performing with Carey on Idol. “I would do that,” Minaj told me this morning while promoting Nicki Minaj: My Truth, her new three-part reality special on E! “I think people would be interested in seeing that.” – Read more at EOnline

Demi Lovato Expected Britney Spears to Be a ‘Diva’ on The X Factor – But now Lovato can say that it’s “really cool to hang out with” the pop superstar. “What surprised me the most about Britney is that she’s actually really quirky,” Lovato, 20, told PEOPLE of Spears, 30, at a party for the season 2 finalists at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills on Monday. “You kind of expect a legendary pop star [to] sometimes [be], like, a diva or something, but she’s really not. She’s a sweet, down-to-earth, Southern girl.” – Read more at People

Christina Aguilera’s Blake Shelton Duet Quenched Kelly Clarkson’s Curiosity – And, when she heard it she couldn’t believe how well Aguilera’s big voice complements Shelton’s twang.
“And he played it for me and it was really awesome. I cannot wait for everybody to hear it. I guess you just don’t think they’re two such different voices like, or distinguishable voices, they’re just like very different. And then, but it came together nicely. They both blended together really well. It was awesome. It’s really good.” – Read more at MTV

‘Nashville’s’ Charles Esten Talks Deacon’s Demons, Earning Praise From Locals – Nashville’s Deacon Clayborne has a past he can’t let go of and a future he’s clearly standing in the way of. “Deacon has loved Rayna forever and she has a place for him but something happened and it started to get harder for both of them,” Esten tells The Hollywood Reporter. “Then when they did that song together [at the Bluebird Cafe], that brought some things out that made it really hard. She knows right from wrong and what she should and shouldn’t do and that started them on the road to have to break it off.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Inside the Music of ‘Nashville’ – Over the past four weeks, primetime viewers have watched a tangled, soapy web of “love, power, money, family and music” unfold on ABC’s country music drama Nashville. With every episode, those viewers have essentially had an album of new, original music revealed to them one, two, three tracks at a time. Though the show’s ratings have been uneven, the songs are making quite a commercial mark. At press time, six Nashville tracks grace the iTunes country songs chart. – Read more at Rollingstone

American Contestant Alma Thomas Dominates Battle Round on Brazil’s ‘The Voice’ – After three weeks of battle rounds, Brazil’s The Voice (The Voice Brasil) sent home 12 contestants, with 36 singers continuing on as the reality competition tried to find the new voice of the country. Among the contestants moving forward is New York native Alma Thomas — who impressed the coaches during her first audition with a performance of Adele’s “Someone Like You.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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