Idol Headlines for 11/7/12

Carrie Underwood performs at 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, MD.
Taylor Hicks performs at The Indigo at Bally’s Las Vegas.
Elliott Yamin performs at Billboard Live in Toyko, Japan.
Lee DeWyze performs at 12th and Porter in Nashville, TN.
Vonzell Solomon performs at the Opera House at Seongnam Arts Center in Korea. Via

The Lee DeWyze concert scheduled in Nashville tonight has been cancelled. According to Lee, the venue cancelled him to make way for a Nashville shoot! Lee has since deleted his tweets addressing the situation (not sure why he would do that) but here they are, “So, I want to address the show in Nashville tomorrow. I’m kinda shocked Myself, but apparently… the television show “Nashville” has decided to film there tomorrow. What has to be done. Please understand it is out of our hands, and we WILL reschedule the show. 12th & Porter has been totally cool With us, and are working it out so we will be back soon :)”

Kelly Clarkson ‘An Obama Girl’ — Even If Her Man Backs Romney

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Avoiding The Ick Factor: 5 Hosting Tips for The X Factor’s Khloe Kardashian – As we approach the second week of X Factor live shows (airing Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8/7c on Fox), would like to humbly offer Khloe some advice based on the performances of other reality show hosts we admire: – Read more at TV Guide

‘X Factor’ is powered by tabloid titillation – 7:26AM EST November 7. 2012 – Bet when Simon Cowell made all those changes to The X Factor, he didn’t factor in the odds that he’d make it even worse. Yet there you have it. After two new hosts, two new judges, and the seeming acquisition of every light, dancer, video screen and hideous costume in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, he has managed to make the least of TV’s talent shows something even less. What was once merely bad is now an abrasive assault on the senses, common included. – Read more at USA Today

Lady Gaga, Others Applaud Gay-Rights Election Victories – Three states — Maine, Maryland and Washington — put same-sex marriage on their ballots for a popular vote. The initiative officially passed in Maine and Maryland and is expected to pass in Washington, marking the first popular-vote victories for same-sex marriage after 30 previous attempts by other states. Gay marriage is currently legal in six states (Massachusetts, Iowa, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut and Vermont), as well as in Washington, D.C. But as The Associated Press points out, those laws were either enacted by lawmakers or through court rulings. The happy news was met with enthusiastic reactions from celebrity gay-rights supporters. “We did it!!!! Maryland and Minnesota workin the marriage equality!!!” Adam Lambert tweeted, along with a sassy photo/drawing of Obama “workin’ it.” – Read more at MTV

RaeLynn lights up Galleria Ice Spectacular – The Baytown teen made it to Season 2’s quarter-finals on the strength of her sassy attitude and twangy performances. Despite being cut weeks before the finale, she remains one of the series’ most talked-about singers, evoking opinions on both sides of the fence. “Miranda (Lambert) sent me a text and said, ‘Honey, you never want to be just a lukewarm artist. You want people to love you or hate you. That means you’re doing something right. You never want to be in the middle,’?” RaeLynn says. “That meant so much to me then. Oh my God, Miranda Lambert’s giving me advice!” – Read more at 29-25

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