Idol Headlines for 4/10/13

Tonight, the American Idol Top 6 take the stage to perform the songs of Bacharach/David and “Song I Wish I Had Written”. 8/7c pm on FOX. Survivor Carmoan airs on CBS at 8 pm. And Nashville is back on ABC at 10/9c pm.

The Voice winner, Cassadee Pope, reveals a collaborator via twitter, “A 10 hour day in the studio has been completed. Now I can check working with Max Martin off of my bucket list. :-D”

Kelly Clarkson: Dotted Face on ‘People Like Us’ Video Set! – Kelly Clarkson walks around the set of her “People Like Us” music video shoot with dots on her face on Tuesday (April 9) in Pasadena, Calif. The 30-year-old singer was joined on the set by her fiance Brandon Blackstock as well as hair stylist Harry Josh. – See the Photos at Just Jared

Kelly tweets, “Having my Diva moment on set with my glam squad. :) We’re shooting the video for “People Like Us.”

American Idol inducted into the Broadcast Hall of Fame

FOX5 Vegas – KVVU

Idol Meter: How Kree, Candice or even Laz stick around – Oh, how those Idols rocked last week! They rocked like a chair at a retirement home. Let’s face it, it seems these singers have a severe problem picking songs — a proposition that will be sorely tested with one of this week’s American Idol (Fox, Wednesday and Thursday, 8 ET/PT) themes: “Songs I Wish I’d Written.” The season’s salvation lies in two superb singers, and its ultimate destruction in the fate of a spoiler. Let’s take a closer look: – Read more at USA Today

‘Idol’ fatigue sets in as ratings free fall in finals – Why the decline? A combination of factors, says analyst Brad Adgate of ad firm Horizon Media, including “fatigue, competition, (new) judges and maybe singers, too.” Idol remains in TV’s top 10, is the only singing competition yet to manufacture top-selling stars, and continues to be Fox’s top-rated show. But it’s no longer capable of guaranteeing the network a first-place finish for the season among young adult viewers, – Read more at USA Today

American Idol: Is Mariah Carey Too Nice? – It’s not uncommon for American Idol viewers to witness nervous delivery, a lack of self-confidence and awkward pandering on the show. Unfortunately, this season, much of that has come from the judges’ table – or more specifically, from Mariah Carey. Who would have thought that someone who’s built an entire public persona around being a capital-D Diva would suddenly turn into a shrinking violet when faced with a group of young aspiring singers? – Read more at TV Guide

Cassadee Pope set to Perform on the Voice June 4

The X Factor and Wonderland Star Carly Rose Sonenclar to Perform Solo Concert in NYC – The X Factor finalist and Broadway veteran Carly Rose Sonenclar has wowed audiences across America with her soulful sound, and now she’s bringing her voice back to the New York stage! The 13-year-old vocalist will perform a one-night-only solo show as part of the Stand Up for a Cure 2013 Concert Series on August 10 at Times Square’s Best Buy Theater. – Read more at

Constantine Maroulis comes to Broadway with ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ – When they handed out self-confidence, Constantine Maroulis wasn’t lagging at the end of the line. “I’m a beast on the road,” the tall, slender actor confided as he unpacked his trunk in his new dressing room at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre. He was talking about his prowess as a touring performer, having just come off a 25-week traveling engagement as the star of the musical “Jekyll & Hyde.” “There’s just a small pool of us,” he continued. “I do press; I show up every night ready to go.” – Read more at North

Adam Lambert: Camouflaged Pants Meeting! – Adam Lambert dons comfy camouflage pants while dropping by an office on Tuesday (April 9) in West Hollywood, Calif. Last week, the 31-year-old entertainer donned a cute pair of eyeglasses while having some fun at Bootsy Bellows nightclub. – See the Photos at Just Jared

Taylor Hicks Can do it All at FOX 8! – His debut single, Do I Make You Proud, entered the Billboard Hot 100 at #1. Add that to a starring role in the Broadway musical Grease, a best-selling autobiography and a headlining act in Las Vegas, and it’s safe to say the “Soul Patrol” singer’s career is red-hot. But despite his busy schedule, the always-fun Hicks stopped by the FOX 8 studios Tuesday morning ahead of his performance at the grand opening of the ThistleDown Racino in North Randall. From tag-teaming traffic with Stefani, to breezing through forecasts with Scott, to serenading the studio with his soulful sounds, Taylor Hicks proved to be a blast on Tuesday’s show. – Watch at FOX 8

Demi Lovato Becomes ‘A Pink, A Kelly Clarkson’ On New Album – “For her age she’s seen a lot, she’s had a lot of big ups and big downs. She’s matured very fast and I think she naturally skews in that direction,” the producer said of working with the singer. “I think without realizing it she puts herself at the level with Pink. She’s up there mentally with those people. She’s a very smart girl. She didn’t want to go and dwell. She talks about how triumphant she’s been.” – See more at MTV

Dancing With the Stars: Maksim Chmerkovskiy “Excited” to Return After Famously Quitting – “The big reveal is that Maks will be back on Dancing with the Stars,” Val confirmed exclusively to E! News’ Will Marfuggi after tonight’s results show. “Maks and Anna [Trebunskaya] are going to be part of our number, and we’re dancing the Argentine tango.” Even Val is surprised that Maks is hitting the ballroom floor again so soon, though he points out it’s only for one episode (in which many other pros will be returning to dance alongside the current contestants), and is motivations are purely bromantic. – Read more at E News

Lisa Vanderpump Felt an ‘Element of Relief’ to Dancing with the Stars End – The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star – who was partnered with hot new pro Gleb Savchenko – felt “an element of relief” to leaving the competition, she told PEOPLE backstage after her dismissal. “I have to be honest,” she said. “I’m okay with it. That’s why I didn’t fall apart crying.” In fact, Vanderpump is proud of what she’s accomplished. “I did it,” she said. “It’s the fourth week of the competition. We knew we weren’t going to win. We were competing against an Olympian and a 16-year-old dancer. I’m a 52-year-old restaurateur. Give me a break. It is what it is.” – Read more at

Mel B Booed AGAIN on ‘AGT’ … Over a Black Joke – Mel B isn’t winning any hearts and minds in the “America’s Got Talent” audience … sources tell TMZ, she just got booed AGAIN … this time over an arguably racist joke. Sources at the NYC auditions tell TMZ, a comedian took the stage moments ago and began to tell a joke about how black taxi drivers are more entertaining than other taxi drivers … and Mel buzzed him. She said, “I found it really offensive. There was no need to do a stereotypical black joke. It was not funny.” But the audience disagreed … booing Mel for hitting the red button. – Read more at TMZ

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