Idol Headlines for 2/26/15

Tonight, on American Idol 14, it’s the GIRLS TURN as they take the stage in Detroit MI for YOUR VOTES. Next week, The Top 8 will be revealed AND will perform for your votes.

Adam Lambert Admits He’s A Sam Smith Fan And Ella Henderson Talks Hangover Tips – When Capital caught up with the stars on the red carpet we had to get to the important topics – most nominated artist Sam Smith and OF COURSE how you get over the post-BRITs hangover. Roman found out that Adam Lambert is actually a pretty big Sam Smith fanboy – and he thought Sam deserved every nod he got at the BRITs. Adam revealed, “This guy – Sam Smith, he’s killing it. I’m so impressed so I think he deserves all the accolades he gets.” Read more at

Queen star Adam Lambert: I’d like to work with Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith – The singer has revealed he’s got his eye on getting into the studio with both of the British stars. Adam Lambert’s new album is due out soon, and although he won’t give away who he’s collaborating with he did say who he’d LIKE to be collaborating with. Speaking to Mirror Celebs at the Brit Awards 2015, he said he’s like to collaborate with Brit crooners Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran. He also chatted about touring with Queen, he said they’ve not had too many crazy nights but they let loose after their Wembley show last night. – Read more at Mirror.UK

Kelly Clarkson Tried to Get Out of Doing From Justin to Kelly: “I Cried for a Solid Hour” – cannot understand the fact that controlled narcotic substances and alcohol are legal and weed isn’t. How many people do you know who have died from weed? My point exactly. I cried for a solid hour on the phone with the creator of American Idol and pleaded to be let out of the contract that said I had to film From Justin to Kelly. – Read morea at US Magazine

Why Kelly Clarkson Named Her Daughter River Rose – “We live on a river, so it really wasn’t that creative,” Clarkson — whose new album Piece by Piece comes out March 3 — says with a laugh. “We were outside on our balcony, and we both looked at each other and were like, ‘What about River? That’s kind of cool.’ ” And Rose? “It’s my mother’s maiden name,” she adds. “And I love alliteration.” Clarkson’s 8-month old daughter may just be a trendsetter: According to, the name River is more popular this year than it was in 2014, when it ranked 261 versus 81 in 2015. – Read more at People

What’s Dexter Roberts been doing after ‘American Idol’? Readying a new single, ‘Dream About Me’ – Roberts, 23, has recorded his first single as a solo artist, “Dream About Me.” It’s set for release March 15, and will be available at iTunes, Amazon and other online stores. Roberts shares writing credits for the song with Nashville veteran Don Goodman, Brad Wolf and David Jones. “I like to write about life and its experiences,” Roberts said in a prepared statement. “Everyone has fallen in love and has that special person that they always remember, and ‘Dream About Me’ is a song about those ‘one that got away’ relationships. Writing this song was an amazing experience.” His debut EP, also called “Dream About Me,” is set for release March 24 on First Launch Records, an indie label in Illinois. – Read more at

Idolize This – “It wasn’t for fame and fortune,” says Bowersox, of auditioning for American Idol. “It was to provide my son with a better life.” After the birth of her son, Bowersox realized she had a choice: either find a way to support her family with her music, or… Actually there was no second option. “I don’t believe in backup plans,” says Bowersox. “My whole philosophy in life has always been, there’s no plan A or plan B, there’s just the plan. The minute you start planning and preparing for failure, then you’re doomed for it.” “The weirdest thing was getting used to all of the tricks that Hollywood plays on viewers,” says Bowersox. “That’s not really what my show is all about. I really like to give the audience the most authentic Crystal experience they can have.” – Read more at Bend

Fox considering an Empire concert series – EW has learned that Fox is considering staging Empire concerts, the same way it did a Glee tour for two summers. “We are thinking about what the future is of the brand,” explains Dana Walden, co-chair and co-CEO of Fox Television Group. “What we learned on Glee and what we tried to do on Glee is be very cognizant that the music business is the tail of this dog—the show is the thing. But we are certainly looking down the line. There’s no reason not to think of having all sorts of ancillary opportunities with this show. We’re certainly thinking about idea of doing a live concert series.” – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Survivor host Jeff Probst answers Worlds Apart premiere burning questions – White Collar? Me? Wow. That’s really playing “what if” at the highest level. I’m so not white collar. Let’s just say I have authority issues! Ha! But in the spirit of your “what if”—So is gone. 100%. See ya. Bye-bye. Based simply on energy and even the slightest relationship with Joaquin, who would be next to go. I just can’t trust her. She’d probably be a decent player, but not in my alliance. I’d team up with Carolyn and Max. That would be my tight 3 on that tribe. Based only on first impressions. I’d be worried that if I put Max and Shirin together they’d be too powerful as dual superfans. Carolyn would help balance out the power. – Read more at Entertainment Weekly

Klaine Explained: Alternate Klain-iverse

Chris Colfer & Darren Criss discuss what could have or should have been in different scenarios between their characters Kurt & Blaine.

Klaine Explained: A Klainecdote

Darren Criss & Chris Colfer call out their craziest fans. Good times.

Lady Gaga to Star in FX’s ‘American Horror Story’ – The Grammy-winning pop culture icon has been tapped to star in Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s FX anthology, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Gaga — aka Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta — will make her series regular acting debut on the fifth season of the horror series. She becomes the first confirmed casting for the next incarnation of the Emmy-nominated drama. Looks like season five has a theme and subtitle. Gaga has tweeted a short teaser video previewing American Horror Story: Hotel. – Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

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