Idol Headlines for 4/21/15

Tonight, two singers leave The Voice and the Top 8 is REVEALED. Reba performs.

KELLY CLARKSON, ED SHEERAN, AND MEGHAN TRAINOR & JOHN LEGEND TO PERFORM ON THE “2015 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS” – Billboard and dick clark productions announced today that Kelly Clarkson, Ed Sheeran, and Meghan Trainor & John Legend will perform on this year’s show. These stars join previously announced musical performers Fall Out Boy featuring Wiz Khalifa, Hozier, Nick Jonas and Sam Smith. The “2015 Billboard Music Awards” will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen and broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17, on ABC from 8:00 PM–11:00 PM ET. – Via dc productions press

American Idol’s Joey Cook on the Power of ‘Fancy,’ Inventive Arrangements, Harry Connick’s ‘Musician’ Dis – Joey stopped by TVLine HQ this week to discuss her most memorable performance, plus the stories behind her unexpected arrangements of Jefferson Airplane’s “Somebody to Love,” Keith Urban’s “Somebody Like You” and Kelly Clarkson’s “Miss Independent.” (Be warned: A technical snafu causes the video to cut out from the 12:40 mark through 14:26.)

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Empire Promotes Pair to Series Regular – Gabourey Sidibe and Ta’Rhonda Jones, who play Lucious’ and Cookie’s respective lackeys Becky and Porsha, have been elevated to full-fledged series regulars, TVLine has learned exclusively. The pair’s promotions will take effect with the show’s upcoming second season. – Read more at TVLine

‘DWTS’: Patti LaBelle Sad To Go, Will Incorporate Dancing Into Her Concerts – Patti LaBelle had some shoe difficulty on Monday night’s “Dancing with the Stars,” and ended up getting sent home. While the singing legend was sad to go, she knows she’s made a friend for life in her dance partner, Artem Chigvintsev. “I’m so happy I met this one. I met a great friend,” Patti told Access Hollywood of Artem, following her elimination on Monday. “We’ll be seeing each other after this. This is not the end of our lives together.” – Read more at Access Hollywood

No Tears Here! Why Patti LaBelle Isn’t Crying After Her Dancing With the Stars Elimination – Miss Patti has left the ballroom. Patti LaBelle got the boot from Dancing With the Stars after six weeks of competition, but there are no tears from the legendary singer. “Emotionally, I was fine. I knew someone how to leave. Robert [Herjavec] or Patti. It was Patti. I’m so proud of myself; I never thought I could do six weeks of this,” she told us. “Thank god I have Artem [Chigvintsev] as a partner because if I didn’t I would’ve gone the second week.” – Read more at EOnline

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