Idol Headlines for 12/6/12

Clay Aiken performs at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT
Carrie Underwood performs at Budweiser Gardens in London, Canada.
Constantine Maroulis performs in Jekyll & Hyde The Musical at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, TX.
Taylor Hicks performs at Bally’s Las Vegas in Las Vegas, NV.
Mandisa performs at the Hits Deep Tour in Toledo, OH.
Casey James performs at the Schroeder Dance Hall in Goliad, TX. Read more at AmericanIdol

Phillip Phillips performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington DC. It begins at 4:30 pm ET. Watch it Online!

Kelly Clarkson reacts to her Grammy Nominations! – Kelly’s friends surprised her today, in London, with the news of her 4 grammy nominations. Watch it Here

Phillip Phillips Talks ‘Home,’ the ‘Moon,’ Southern Food + More – There’s no set formula for post-’American Idol‘ success, but there are winners who go on to superstardom, and then there are those who fade into obscurity. It’s safe to say that Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips is on the right side of that equation, having achieved double platinum status with his coronation single ‘Home,’ which also struck a chord during the 2012 Summer Olympics. His debut album, ‘The World From the Side of the Moon,’ had a strong chart showing, and the Georgia singer with the slow and sleepy Southern drawl is well on his way. PopCrush spoke to Phillips, who is truly as nice as he seemed to be on TV, a week after the album’s release, and he opened up his songwriting, his health (kidney problems) and his future. The singer-songwriter has absolutely no airs about him, and his rocket ride to fame has not made him into something he’s not. – Read more at Pop Crush

OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Critiques Husband’s Singing – Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher have been married long enough now, they don’t need to love every single thing about each other. So it makes sense that Underwood might possibly have some tips for Fisher when he’s singing. On Monday night’s (Dec. 3) red carpet at the taping for the CMT Artists of the Year special, Fisher admitted he sings at home, in the car and even in the shower. “I sing a little bit,” he said. “She gets a kick out of it.” And Underwood does. She called his singing “very intense. – Read more at CMT

Fifth Harmony Gets Candid About Judges Advice – X Factor

Diamond White On Singing “Diamonds” Rihanna

Paula Abdul guarantees Carly Rose Sonenclar to win The X factor Season 2

The X Factor’: CeCe Frey, Emblem3 respond to criticism from Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato – “You know what it is,” Drew Chadwick explains. “She’s got one of those old school schoolgirl crushes, where the only way she knows how to flirt is by being mean.” “Like Helga from ‘Hey Arnold!,'” Keaton Stromberg chimes in. “She has a shrine in her closet.” “You should see Demi’s closet!” jokes Chadwick. The guys admit the judges’ bickering can be a distraction, but they’re also able to tune it out. “When that happens it’s more like they’re going at it, and it’s not even about us,” Stromberg says.- Read more at Zap2it

Scooter Braun Blasts Grammys Over Justin Bieber Snub: ‘You Blew It’ – Scooter Braun, superstar manager and Schoolboy Records boss, went on a mini Twitter tirade following Wednesday night’s Grammy Awards nominations announcement. Writing to his over 2 million followers, the 31-year-old Braun defended his No. 1 client Justin Bieber who received no Grammy nominations. “I just plain DISAGREE,” he tweeted. “The kid deserved it. Grammy board u blew it on this one.” – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

Justin Bieber Fans Storm Twitter After Grammy Snub – Justin Bieber’s Grammy nomination snub is causing a stir on Twitter. During the Nominations Concert there were an estimated 16,000 tweets about the teen pop sensation being shut out of the running. Here are some of the best #BieberForGrammy reaction Tweets. – Read more at Yahoo

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