Idol Headlines for 1/5/12

Celebrating “Christmas” With American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery – Here “The King Of Kamelot” interviews American Idol winner Scotty McCreery for Extra TV, and we talk all about his incredible journey from Garner, NC to winning American Idol in front of over 100 million people, his incredible success as a solo artist since, his signature deep voice, his new Christmas album, and soo much more! We even let his awesome fans get in on the action by bringing them on screen through Spreecast and asking questions. Enjoy Kade Nation! – Watch the chat at

Britney Spears Taps Hit-Boy, for New Album – Britney Spears revealed last week that she’s working with “new inspiring producers” on her new album — and Hit-Boy is one of them, according to Entertainment Weekly. The rising producer of Kanye West and Jay-Z’s “Ni**as in Paris,” Kendrick Lamar’s “Backseat Freestyle” and other hip-hop hits is reportedly working on Spears’ follow-up to 2011’s “Femme Fatale.” However, Spears’ rep told the magazine that writer Elijah Blake ( Usher’s “Climax”) hasn’t worked with the singer, contrary to an interview in which he was quoted as announcing a collaboration. Joining Spears again will be, who produced “Femme Fatale” track “Big Fat Bass” and enlisted Britney for his own recent single, “Scream and Shout. – Read more at

Still a Perth boy at heart – Since then the 34-year-old has shared the stage with Bruce Springsteen and Lionel Richie, taken part in celebrity tennis matches with Gavin Rossdale and the Bryan brothers and is set to record a track with French producer David Guetta.However returning back to his hometown for the first time in two years, Johns tells AAA Weekend he instantly felt 15 again. “I came from a really good school group,” the former Newman College student says. “We are all still friends which is really cool. They all have little kiddies now, houses and marriage. It’s a different tone.” – Read more at

PICS: Julianne Hough Shows Off Fit Bikini Body, Paddle Boards With Shirtless Ryan Seacrest – On Jan. 2, the Safe Haven actress, 24, rocked a white string bikini while paddle boarding in St. Barts with Ryan Seacrest, 38, her boyfriend of nearly three years. Looking toned as ever, the bubbly blonde was all smiles as they navigated the blue waters. Staying active is important to Hough, who is also a professional dancer and singer. “I get bored quickly. I like to switch it up. Right now I’m loving SoulCycle. I’m doing that with some friends,” she recently told WebMD magazine. “It’s not only a great workout and you sweat your butt off — I just love the instructors. They’re so uplifting, motivational and inspirational that by the end of it you want to cry, you’re so inspired, and you feel like you can conquer the world afterward.” – Read more at US Magazine

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ All-Star Belly Flops His Way Into Fox’s Diving Special (Exclusive Video) – In an exclusive first-look clip, So You Think You Can Dance all-star Stephen “Twitch” Boss trains for the special under the tutelage of his coach, Tori, using a springboard and a padded landing as he receives some dry land tips.

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