The remaining American Idol GIRLS take the stage tonight to tape their Sudden Death performances for Wednesday night’s show. STAY TUNED FOR SPOILERS Y’ALL.
The Voice winner, Cassadee Pope, announces her summer tour plans via twitter “Incredibly excited to announce I will be supporting the Rascal Flatts tour this summer. I’ll be playing right before The Band Perry. Yay!”
J’DA talks about androgyny, Charlie Askew and “Idol” – J’DA, American Idol’s androgynous contestant, heads back to work today. “I do have a day job, you know,” says the Chicago-based singer, eliminated last week after an audience-rousing performance of Adele’s Rumor Has It. “I do need to pay the bills.” But the 28-year-old, who sells cosmetics for Lancome Paris in Chicago, knows he’ll need music of his own if he’s going to build on the platform his Idol appearances provided him. “Really soon, a single is necessary,” he says. “I have creative people around me now who believe in me and are going to make this happen for me.” Speaking by phone Tuesday morning, J’DA, known daily as Josh Davila, waves off questions about his personal history. – Read more at USA Today
American Idol 2013: Devin Velez Naval Academy Classmates Cheer Him On – The judges aren’t the only ones watching out for this 18-year-old, soft spoken young man who headlines his school’s jazz band. Devin’s classmates at Rickover Naval Academy in the Edgewater area of Chicago are pulling for him. As Commandant Mike Tooker, an administrator at the school, says, “He’s a very popular student. Everyone, as far as I know, is watching.” The Commandant said it was touch-and-go last week when it came down to Devin and one other hopeful, calling it a “nail-biter.” They’re cheering him on so much, he has a bit of a pass from school for the time being. – Read more at Wet Paint
Kellie Pickler Talks Dancing With The Stars Season 16: Why Did She Join The Show?
Astro Dedicates New Mixtape To His ‘Deadbeat’ Dad – “My biological father was never around, and in the black community we call fathers that aren’t around deadbeats,” Stro explained to Mixtape Daily of the tape he dropped online for free on February 18. “I said when I get big, when people ask me about stuff, because I know he’s listening to me, I’ma antagonize him and I’ma name the mixtape Deadbeat, because he knows he’s a deadbeat.” Astro added the Lazy Lyrics part to the title simply because it had a nice ring to it. – See the video at MTV
FUSE Spends A Day With Fifth Harmony