Idol Headlines for 12/3/12 – The Evening Edition

Steven Tyler’s Nicki Minaj Dis ‘In Jest,’ Ryan Seacrest Says – “”You’ve got the legend of all legends, one of the greatest living singers [in Carey], so you’ve got some incredible perspective,” he said. “Nicki Minaj is a candid and spirited and fashionista-type judge, and Keith Urban, [he’s] one of the nicest guys, a singer-songwriter-musician, and then Randy Jackson is the glue that holds it all together.”” – Read more at MTV

Colton Dixon Spills ‘American Idol’ Secrets – “I think they stuck to who I was pretty well,” he said. “There’s always going to be editing to create drama. Besides the initial audition with my sister and I, that was dramatized a little bit. A lot bit. But, it really happened and it was legit. So, it got the watchers latched onto our story which I think helped in the long run. It’s all for a reason, any press is good press.” – Listen to the interview at RadioAlice

Casey James Shaves Beard On Stage for St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Read more at The Boot

Carrie Underwood: CMT Artists of the Year with Mike Fisher! – Carrie Underwood and her husband Mike Fisher attend the taping of the 2012 CMT Artists of the Year special on Monday (December 3) at The Factory in Franklin, Tenn. The 29-year-old country singer is set to perform at the show, which will air on CMT on Saturday, December 8! – Read more at Just Jared

The Voice’s Dez Duron on Sex-Symbol Labels, Bieber Covers and ‘Feeling Good’ Comparisons – Few artists on The Voice have worked the stage as hard — or as thoroughly — as Dez Duron. “I’m an entertainer, man. My favorite thing is to sing live. The music just kind of flows through me, and I can’t help but move,” says the Season 3 Top 8 finisher. “I thrive off of the audience response. I thrive off the beat. When you see me moving around, it’s just an outward expression of what I’m feeling inwardly.” – Read more at TV Line

Carly Rose Sonenclar ‘X Factor’ Talks Holiday Traditions at KIIS FM

The X Factor Finalists attended this weekend’s KIIS Jingle Ball. Check out the interviews.

Emblem 3 Talk Holidays at KIIS FM Jingle Ball 2012

Cece Frey ‘X Factor’ Interview- KIIS FM Jingle Ball 2012

Former ‘Voice’ Contestant Jamar Rogers Releases New Single Based on Past Meth Addiction – “I’m not trying to be a pop star, I’m too old for that sh–,” Rogers tells The Hollywood Reporter. “Before I sell out and do music that I really don’t believe in, I’d rather just have mediocre sales and do what I love for the rest of my life. That’s what I learned from Cee Lo — if you’re willing to stick to your guns and be as creative as possible, people can’t help but fall in love with your art and your craft. He’s so weird, and we love it!” “I didn’t get to pick not one song! Not one!” Rogers says. “I’m not gonna say I fought Cee Lo, but I definitely raised concerns on every song he picked for me. I didn’t want to confuse the American public; I knew all along that I wanted to make really funky electronic music, and I wasn’t getting those songs.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Dancing’s Brooke Burke-Charvet to Undergo Surgery for Thyroid Cancer – In a post on her Facebook page, Brooke-Charvet thanked fans for their positive wishes for her surgery and for sharing their own experiences with the illness. “I really do read your comments and they all mean a lot to me. I’m getting ready this week for my surgery and am planning on a speedy recovery,” she wrote. “What a crazy time, but I am surrounded with love and support and that really makes a world of difference. Thank you for following me and for all your thoughts and prayers.” – Read more at TV Guide

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