Idol Headlines for 3/6/13

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Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, George Strait among first performers announced for ACM Awards – NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Already busy co-hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan also will perform during this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards. The country cut-ups are among the first round of performers announced Wednesday for the annual awards show in Las Vegas. They’ll be joined by Shelton’s wife, Miranda Lambert, George Strait, Hunter Hayes and The Band Perry. – Read more at the Washington Post

‘American Idol’: Get to Know Season 12’s Top 10 Girls – During rehearsals for American Idol at the Mirage Hotel’s Love Theatre, home to Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles show Love in Las Vegas, season 12’s top 10 girls took some time backstage to hang with The Hollywood Reporter. Among the topics discussed: their lifelong passions for music and Idol, influences and what it’s like to be recognized in public.- Read more at Hollywood Reporter

Bo Bice brings ‘Idol Across America’ mic to Atlanta – If you’re an American Idol fan, Bo Bice is probably a household name for you. He is for us, so we were beyond thrilled when he — and his mom– dropped by Good Day to help kick off the Idol Across America Caravan in Atlanta. – See more at MyFOXAtlanta

MusicRowPics: Tate Stevens Artist Visit – X-Factor winner Tate Stevens stopped by MusicRow headquarters last month (2/22) to celebrate what he called his “year of firsts.” Stevens also acknowledged that he didn’t voluntarily sign up for X-Factor. “I tried to do the music thing out here in Nashville in the 90?s,” he said. “But it just wasn’t meant to be. So I got a ‘real job’ to support my family and kept up my music on the side.” Turns out, Stevens is a part of a very supportive family. Unbeknownst to him, his wife and daughters entered him in the singing competition. Their instincts were right on. – Read more at Music Row

Idol’s Colton Dixon & Danny Gokey Stop by Tennessee Mornings

What’s Next For ‘Smash’s’ Dynamic Duo? – Last week, Smash gave Andy Mientus his biggest stage to date. Both literally and figuratively as the young actor not only slayed one of the episode’s featured songs, but his character took a bow after Ronnie Wood performed the new track his partner, Jimmy, wrote. ETonline caught up with Mientus to find out what’s next for this dynamic duo, what’s love got to do with it and why he’s so proud to be bringing this rarely seen side of Broadway to the small screen! – Read more at ET

EXCLUSIVE: ‘The X Factor was a jungle… and I’m proud to have survived it!’ Nicole Scherzinger reveals she’s ‘dancing around’ a return to the talent show – She certainly hit headlines with her unique judging style and ‘Scherzisms’ during her time on The X Factor last year. And now Nicole Scherzinger has revealed she is ‘dancing around’ a possible return to the ITV talent show. Speaking to MailOnline, Nicole said she hasn’t ruled out rejoining the panel for the 2013 series, and is proud to have survived the ‘jungle’ of a show last year. – Read more at The Daily

Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough – Official DWTS Photo!

Teenage car thief caught after appearing on X Factor when she was recognised by pedestrian she knocked down in pink Mini – A singer was caught after knocking down a pedestrian in a stolen car – when her victim spotted her on X Factor. Paige Flaherty stole a pink Mini from outside a house in Jarrow, South Tyneside, and drove to Newcastle where she collided with Chris Brown at a pelican crossing. Mr Brown, who was left bruised, ended up with the wrong details for Flaherty after the accident and thought that would be the last he, or the police, saw of her. But the 19-year-old, who was a member of girl band ‘Twisted’, was arrested when Mr Brown spotted her on the TV talent show. – Read more at Daily Mail.UK

Maks Was A Dancing Diva! Chmerkovskiy Reportedly Fired From DWTS, ‘His Self-Importance Got The Best Of Him’ – After reports started surfacing that fan favorite Maksim Chmerkovskiy would not be returning for season 16 of Dancing with the Stars, the pro-hoofer was quick to release a statement claiming it was his decision to leave — but an explosive new report in Star magazine says that in actuality it was the producers of the hit show who made the decision, NOT him! “Maks is trying to spin it as if it was his decision, but in reality, he was not asked back,” a show insider dishes to Star. – Read more at Radar Online

‘X Factor”s Josh Krajcik Concocts Soulful Debut – “I always felt like a little bit of a black sheep,” says Josh Krajcik, looking back on his time spent on The X Factor. The singer has a point: throughout the inaugural season of the U.S. version of Simon Cowell’s reality singing competition, the scraggly-haired, occasionally unkempt 32-year-old ex-burrito maker from Columbus, Ohio stuck out – not only for his against-the-grain looks, but also thanks to his massive, growling, Joe Cocker-esque voice. – Read more at Rollingstone

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