Idol Headlines for 3/20/15

Glee says goodbye tonight in a special two hour season finale. 8/7c PM on FOX. No Amazing Race tonight due to NCAA championship basketball on CBS.

‘American Idol’ Behind the Scenes: 10 Things Fans Didn’t See From Thursday’s Episode – 10. You can’t tell by watching Qaasim Middleton’s performance of the Beatles’ “Come Together,” but he suffered an injury while singing the tune that was heard in the film Across the Universe. After the show, the saved contestant showed Billboard his chipped tooth, hit by the microphone live on air. Middleton seemed to take it in stride — maybe staying on the show took away the pain. – Read more at

Singers put reality TV spin on Jackson R&B fest – A slate of reality TV singers join the lineup for the Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival in August, with “American Idol” winner Taylor Hicks, “Idol” contestant and Brandon native Skylar Laine and “The Voice” current contender Tonya Boyd-Cannon added to the lineup. The third annual festival, with 30-plus performers on five stages, will be held at the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum. – Read more at Clarion Ledger

Jessica Sanchez & Matt Lanter Take Selfies For A Night At Sardi’s – Jessica Sanchez belts it out on stage at the 2015 A Night At Sardi’s To Benefit The Alzheimer’s Association held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Wednesday night (March 18) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 19-year-old singer joined actor Matt Lanter and his wife, Angela Stacy at the annual benefit concert. “EXCITED TO BE HERE #ENDALZ,” Jessica tweeted with her selfie. – See the Photos at Just Jared Jr

‘There was a lot of sighing and tutting’: Simon Cowell hits out at ‘grumpy’ airline passenger who complained about baby Eric on long-haul flight – It looks like not everyone in as in love with baby Eric Cowell as his father Simon is. Because it sounds like the music mogul’s 13-month-old child was the cause of ire for one ‘grumpy’ passenger on a flight from London to Miami on Thursday. Simon hit out at his fellow flyer via his Twitter page when he touched down in Florida, writing: ‘Just arrived in Miami. The @British_Airways team were great. Eric travelled with us but one really really grumpy man complained. A Lot!’ – Read more at Daily Mail

X Factor New Zealand Announces Replacement Judges for Natalia Kills & Willy Moon – After a whirlwind week, The X Factor New Zealand announced the two stars who were replacing Natalia Kills and Willy Moon. Natalie Bassingthwaighte and I Am Giant’s Shelton Woolright were named as the newest stars to join the hit singing competition show. “Our two new judges have been announced! Can’t wait to have Shelton and Natalie on the #XFactorNZ judging panel,” the show shared on their official Twitter. – Read more at EOnline

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