Idol Headlines for 2/12/14 – The Evening Edition

Phillip Phillips tells an interviewer at Hot 107.9 that his “Gone Gone Gone” music video will debut on VEVO Friday, February 15.  Check out the interview HERE.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD: THE BLOWN AWAY TOUR EXHIBITION TO OPEN JUNE 5 AT THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME ® AND MUSEUM – The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will explore superstar Carrie Underwood’s critically acclaimed world tour with the exhibition Carrie Underwood: The Blown Away Tour, which opens on June 5, 2013, and runs through November 10, 2013. The exhibition will include costumes, instruments, microphones, set pieces and more from the six-time Grammy winner’s 2012-13 “Blown Away Tour,” which is set to re-launch on February 13 and run through May 23. The 2012 leg of “The Blown Away Tour” entertained more than a half a million fans in 62 cities across three continents. – Read more at Carrie Underwood Official

The Making of Carrie Underwood’s Grammy Gown

The Designer of Carrie’s dress posts a montage of shots detailing the creation of the singer’s dress to “Two Black Cadillacs”.

Howie Mandel To Return To ‘America’s Got Talent’ – Howie Mandel will re-join Howard Stern at the judging panel for the upcoming season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. The network has confirmed that Mandel is set for his fourth stint as a judge on the summer talent-competition series. “I’m thrilled to be back,” = read more at Deadline

Photo gallery: FOX’s ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ auditions energize Detroit’s St. Andrews Hall, The Fillmore – DETROIT, MI -An open casting call and auditions for the FOX show “So You Think You Can Dance” have energized downtown Detroit on what would’ve been an otherwise ho-hum early February week. The open casting call was held Monday at St. Andrews Hall and drew thousands of performers – many before dawn who happily braved the erratic weather. Those lucky enough to get a callback were scheduled to audition Tuesday at the Fillmore Detroit. – Read more MLive

FOX ‘American Idol’ producer Nigel Lythgoe says he will make push to have auditions in Detroit this year – Nigel Lythgoe, executive producer of FOX’s “American Idol,” told WJBK-TV (FOX 2) on Tuesday morning that he’ll make a push to get that show in Detroit sometime in 2013. “I’ll make you a promise that I’ll do my best to talk everybody into coming back here with ‘Idol’ for auditions this year,” said Lythgoe, who mentioned he’s a close friend of Motown Records founder and Detroit native Berry Gordy. Lythgoe is in Detroit this week serving as a judge for “So You Think You Can Dance.” – Read more at MLive

FOX’s ‘American Idol’ invites Detroit native Aretha Franklin to be a show contributor – DETROIT, MI – Detroit native Aretha Franklin’s invitation to play a role on FOX’s hit TV show “American Idol” still stands. That’s what Nigel Lythgoe, the show’s executive producer, told me Tuesday at the Fillmore Detroit during auditions for the network’s other hit show: “So You Think You Can Dance.” “I would love to get Aretha on the show,” said Lythgoe, who has been trying for years to get her. “I’m always told that Aretha really doesn’t like to fly anymore, and yet I’ve seen her on the Grammys. – Read more at MLive

The Magic Box Interview: “X Factor” Champ Melanie Amaro

Read more at Popdust

Man Arrested For Crashing Adele’s Grammy Win – On Sunday night, one man attempted to ruin Adele’s Grammy win by bogarting her acceptance speech, but Jennifer Lopez wasn’t going to let that happen. Does this awards-show crasher look familiar? His name is Vitalli Sediuk and he also made headlines when he attempted to kiss Will Smith at a Men In Black 3 premiere in Moscow, Russia. The Ukrainian TV host managed to make it all the way to the Grammy stage and even said a few words before J.Lo took action.Man Arrested For Crashing Adele’s Grammy Win – Needless to say Sediuk was ushered off by Grammy security and spent a night in jail, multiple news outlets are reporting. He has since been released and faces a court hearing on March 4 for trespassing charges.

HA ha ha…check out Jlo’s thumb.

Via ET Online

Nutritionist on FOX News says Criticism of Adele and Kelly Clarkson’s Weight is Fair.

And she looks like she needs to eat a sammich or two…

‘Survivor: Caramoan’: Returning Favorite Erik on why this season is ‘like the Island of Misfit Toys’ – Erik is one of the more intriguing returning players to come back for Survivor: Caramoan (premiering Feb. 13 on CBS). He was a Fan in the original Fans vs. Favorites, and is now making the jump to the Favorites tribe. Although it is easy to discount Erik’s chances due to his previous naïveté, the guy is physical enough to do well in challenges, and likable enough to want to keep around. The question then becomes: Has he learned enough of the strategic game to make it all the way to the end? I spoke with Erik just days before filming began on his latest adventure. But first, I had to convince him to talk to me. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

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