Idol Headlines for 12/27/12

The Voice’s Cassadee Pope on Lower-Register Woes, ‘Over You’ Magic and Glass Dresses – Cassadee Pope says she found it “silly” that some fans of The Voice felt that the pre-existing fan base she brought from her old band Hey Monday should have kept her from competing on Season 3 of NBC’s hit singing competition. “I obviously appreciate all the fans I gained from my band, but there weren’t enough of them to make me a very successful artist,” she says. “To me, being successful is selling a lot of records and selling out big venues on tour, and it’s not up to anyone else to decide what success is for me.” – Read more at TV Line

Demi Lovato Ain’t No ChristmasLike an IHOP Christmas!! – Demi Lovato took a page out of Britney Spears’ down-home playbook, and spent Christmas day stuffing her face in an unexpected, but awesome, place — the International House of Pancakes! Demi hit up an IHOP in Texas with her family for dinner on Tuesday, and the ‘X Factor’ judge’s ruling was — AWESOME! She tweeted … “Literally the best Christmas I’ve ever had.” The only person more excited than Demi about the meal — a rep for IHOP who tells TMZ, “We are thrilled that Ms. Lovato came to IHOP for her Christmas Dinner and we look forward to her visiting us throughout the year.” – Read more at TMZ

Nicki Minaj Hosted Hot 97’s Christmas Extravaganza In NYC [PHOTOS] – Remember when Nicki Minaj and Hot 97 were at odds? Well, in spirit of the holiday season, the NYC radio station and the YMCMB Barbie settled whatever differences they once had as she hosted its Christmas Extravaganza party at Webster Hall in NYC last night. However, Nicki was a bit tardy for the party as she didn’t show up until about 2:30 in the morning. To tame the restless attendees who paid $25 to party, DJ’s Spynfo, Young Chow, Magic and Funk Flex kept the crowd vibing reassuring them that Ms. Minaj was on her way. When Nicki finally arrived she revealed herself from upstairs in VIP, where she waved and danced to cuts off her album. Unfortunately that made the crowd even more agitated as boos were heard. The key word here, that some in attendance chose to ignore, is that Nicki was hosting. – Read more at Hip Hop Wired

Prepare for Captain Cowell’s arrival! X Factor judge Simon’s Caribbean adventure continues as he disembarks for drinks – He has just been at the helm of a remarkably unsuccessful season of The X Factor USA. So few will begrudge Simon Cowell getting away from it all by enjoying an hedonistic festive break to the Caribbean in his impressive yacht. And the music mogul continued to indulge himself on Boxing Day, as he was spotted disembarking from his vessel so he could enjoy a festive drink on a nearby island. – Read more at Daily Mail

Nashville’s Hayden Panettiere on Whether ‘Impulsive’ Juliette Is Ready for the Wife Life – After all, the young country star didn’t spend much time mulling the pros and cons of a lifelong union with the chaste quarterback – but Hayden Panettiere says her character’s impetuous move wasn’t a shocker… at least, not compared to other scripts she’s been handed throughout her career. “I feel like I’ve been on shows where anything can happen,” says the woman who used to play an indestructible cheerleader. “It’s not that I’m unsurprised, it’s just that I feel like I’m prepared for anything and I’m excited to go anywhere with it.” – Read more at TV Line

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