Idol Headlines for 1/24/13

Glee returns to FOX at 9 pm with a “Sadie Hawkins episode.

American Idol auditions land in Baton Rouge LA tonight at 8 pm.


Pia Toscano poses for a picture with Lord Dread legendary producer and “great man” Clive Davis.

Pops unites song, dance, sisters – When sisters Pia and Kimberly Toscano get together this weekend, it will be like a goofy teen girls’ slumber party. They’ll eat “healthy” junk food, tell corny jokes and laugh – a lot. They’ll spend some quiet catching-up moments sitting around the backyard fire pit.
They’ll also share the Tucson Music Hall stage. Kimberly is the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s principal timpanist. Her baby sister is a former “American Idol” finalist who will join other “Idol” alumni and “Dancing With the Stars” cast members for “Ballroom With a Twist,” a show that marries song and dance. – Read more at AZStarnet

Bo Bice: Huntsville-born ‘American Idol’ alum on upcoming Broadway debut, new label and live LP – “It was outside my wheelhouse and something people might not expect me to go and do,” Bice, 37, says. “For me, having an opportunity that challenges you makes you a better artist and makes you a better performer. I was honored John Doyle (‘Pump Boys’ director and previous ‘Sweeney Todd’ Tony Award winner) was interested in auditioning me.” Rehearsals for “Pump Boys and Dinettes,” which depicts characters at a North Carolina diner and truck stop, begin Feb. 4 in New York. The show opens April 8 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. – Read more at

Carrie Underwood weighs in on artists’ lip-synching

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You’ll Never Guess How Much Katharine McPhee’s Golden Globes Dress Cost – Cue the record scratch: McPhee’s low-cut, high-slit super-sexy black number cost just $795 — not exactly pocket change, of course, but it’s just a fraction of what a typical red carpet gown retails for. And considering it was one of the most talked-about dresses all evening, she certainly got a lot of bang for her buck. – Read more at People

James Taylor’s sons more excited to meet Kelly Clarkson than the president – President Obama wasn’t even the most interesting person at his own inauguration. At least according to Rufus and Henry Taylor, the 11-year-old twins of singer James Taylor and his wife, Kim . (Taylor sang at the ceremony.) We’re told the brothers were especially excited to meet Kelly Clarkson , who performed “My Country ’Tis of Thee” at the inauguration. As they were walked by their mother and father to the singer’s dressing room, which was set up in a senator’s office at the Capitol, Rufus whispered, “Mom, Dad, don’t say anything, please. Let us do the talking.” . . . – Read more at Boston Globe

‘American Idol’s’ Keith Urban: Wife Nicole Kidman ‘is just happy I have a job’ – Zap2it: Is it more comfortable for you to be joining “American Idol” at a time when other new judges (Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj) also are coming in? Keith Urban: Yeah, because I didn’t feel we were replacing anybody. I think that there’s four of us there, instead of three, really creates a whole new panel. I would have found it harder if I felt I was specifically replacing one person. I also like that Randy Jackson’s still there, too. – Read more at Zap2it

Member of Dartmouth Aires Gets a Shot at Television’s ‘Glee’ – Moore, with his distinctive, Little Richard-esque hairstyle and stage antics, caught the eye of Robert Ulrich, Glee’s casting director. While in Los Angeles in May, Moore came to Ulrich’s office for an audition. No roles were available at the time, but Ulrich’s office got back in touch with him in November, “and basically offered me this role,” Moore said. In tonight’s Glee episode, Moore will sing and dance as a member of Adam’s Apples, an a capella group at the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts, the performing arts college attended by Glee characters Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) and Kurt Hummel (Chris Colfer). The Adam’s Apples are keen on making Kurt a member of the group. “It’s a funny, quirky, band-of-misfits type thing, and it should be a lot of fun,” Moore said. The role is designed to be recurring, Moore added, though he doesn’t know when or if his future appearance as an Apple may air. – Read more at Valley News

Tegan and Sara ‘Heartthrob’ Interview w/ Glee’s Cory Monteith

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Al Green Turned Down Inaugural Ball Invitation – Al Green passed up the opportunity to get together with President Obama. A representative for the singer told the Associated Press that Green was invited to sing at the inaugural ball earlier this week, but scheduling conflicts prevented him from attending. Instead, Jennifer Hudson serenaded the POTUS and first lady with Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” on Monday. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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